East Moline Parks
Located on 23rd Avenue near Soule Bowl Stadium, Butterworth Park is a 22-acre park with every available amenity. The 2 large shelters have many tables for parties and picnics and have nearby grills and electricity. The park also features several swing sets, a large tornado slide, merry-go-round, teeter totters and new jungle gym equipment.
The park is also complemented with several basketball courts and a restroom building. Butterworth is a secluded scenic park filled with ancient oaks, flowers, and a large lagoon.
Cottage Grove Baseball Diamond
Located on Fifth Avenue, east of 7th Street, Cottage Grove Baseball Diamond provides 1 diamond with a backstop, swing set and a small shelter.
Cottage Grove Tot Lot
Located west of 7th Street on 3rd Avenue. This secluded park boasts swing sets, teeter-totters, rodeo rockers, a Jack and Jill and a slide.
Empire Park is located at the East Moline / Hampton border on Illinois Route 84 (19th Street). One of East Moline's newest and most popular parks, Empire is a giant wooden jungle gym that will amuse children for hours. The park features 3 large picnic pavilions with working electricity and nearby grills. Access to the East Moline and Hampton bike path, restrooms and rolle bolle courts complement this large park.
The East Moline Boat Launch is located next to Empire Park and is popular among private boaters and jet-skiers in the Quad Cities. The boat launch is also attached to the East Moline and Hampton bike path that extends all the way to Rapids City.
Fire Station Tot Lot
Located beside the fire station on 42nd Avenue and 9th Street, this park has a picnic table, swing sets, Jack and Jill, teeter totters and other equipment. This park is close to uptown fast-food restaurants and is a great lunch spot.
Garfield Tot Lot
At the corner of 18th Street and 14th Avenue is a small park with a picnic table, shelter, basketball hoop, teeter totters, merry-go-round, rodeo rockers and a slide.
Hereford Park is located west of 13th Street at 4th Avenue. Hereford sits on over 5 acres of land and has 2 large shelters and restroom building. The park has baseball diamond, grills, permanent picnic tables and lots of playground equipment.
Lincoln Tot Lot
Located on the corner of 4th Street and 17th Avenue west of the IH Credit Union. This ½-acre park has a variety of playground equipment, a picnic table, and drinking fountain.
Millennium Park is the city’s newest park located at the East Moline / Moline border, west of East Moline’s Archer Drive on Moline’s 34th Avenue. Built in 2000 in cooperation with Moline, the park is a modern marvel with a giant wooden jungle gym, restroom facilities, drinking fountains, and a large pavilion for gatherings.
Mitchell Park is located on the corner of 30th Avenue and 4th Street with the adjacent Mitchell Tot Lot. The park features 3 tennis courts, a large basketball area, baseball diamond and has large open spaces for other sport activities. A large pavilion, a restroom building and lots of playground equipment make Mitchell Park and the Tot Lot popular among East Moline park-goers.
Jacobs Northeast Park Sports Complex
The Jacobs Northeast Park Sports Complex is located 1 mile east of the intersection of 19th Street (Route 84) and 3rd Avenue and is the home of East Moline-Silvis Soccer Club, East Moline Youth Baseball, and adult recreational softball leagues. At 157 acres, Northeast is the city's largest park. The park has 8 baseball diamonds, 7 soccer fields, 3 shelters, 3 concession stands, drinking fountains and a playground area.
Located at the 2300 block of 8th Avenue, this smaller park has lots of equipment including swing sets, rodeo rockers, and basketball court. Sitting on 4 acres, the park offers lots of space for football or soccer.
Located on the corner of 7th Street and 23rd Avenue, Radden Park features a baseball diamond with backstop and a large open area for football or Frisbee. The playground equipment and a new shelter / restroom building make Radden a popular park.
Watertown Memorial Park
Located at the southwest corner of 8th Avenue and 17th Street is a ¾-acre park with newly installed modular playground equipment.
This park was upgraded by the city with volunteered labor from the area neighbors and members of the United Way Organization. Funding for the upgrade was provided by donations from Carver Charitable Trust, the Watertown Watch Group and Park Capital Improvement funds.
Wiman Park is located in a residential neighborhood, south of Forest Road at the end of 6th Street. Like Butterworth Park, Wiman features a large lagoon for fishing and picnicking. This secluded park has scattered picnic tables, a large pavilion, and a new jungle gym. Two tennis courts and basketball areas complement this 19-acre park.
Lots of playground equipment, beautiful shade trees, restroom building and playground equipment make Wiman a great choice for lunch or for group gatherings.