Parks and Recreation

Geneseo offers a wealth of opportunities for those who love the outdoors, sports, fitness, performing arts, or a leisurely stroll along a nature trail. Some of our attractions include:

  • Award-Winning Geneseo Park District Facilities
  • 3 Golf Courses
  • City Parks (picnic facilities, playgrounds, aisle of flags, band stage, war memorials, tennis and basketball courts)
  • Swimming pools (indoor and outdoor with water slides, diving boards)
  • Ball Diamonds
  • The Hennepin Canal, Green River, Rock River and Mississippi Rivers offer fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, skiing
  • Bicycling - Bike path along canal is part of 400 plus mile loop trail system encompassing northern Illinois
  • Camping (Geneseo Campground has 63 camp sites and 4 cabins)
  • Disc Golf
  • Movie Theater
  • Historical Museum
  • Richmond Hill Players entertain with their unique brand of theater in-the-round in a converted dairy barn on the bluff of Richmond Hill Park. They stage six productions each year from February through October.  They incorporate a wide range of theatre, from drama and mysteries to comedies and romance.
  • Bowling - 18 lanes
  • Public Library
  • Community Center offers:
    • Indoor and Outdoor swimming pools
    • Indoor Running Track
    • Basketball
    • Volleyball
    • Racquetball
    • Tennis
    • Weight Room
    • Sauna
    • Whirlpool bath
    • Senior Citizen and Community Meeting Rooms