Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Douglass Annex is a multipurpose facility adjacent to the Douglass Community Center. The Annex hosts senior programming as well as other formal and informal programs and gatherings. It is equipped with a large activity room, computer lab, kitchen, combined lounge and craft room, television, and a piano.
The Douglass Annex activity room and adjacent kitchen are available to rent for meetings, parties, group gatherings, classes, and more. The rental rate is $45/hour for residents or $35/hour for registered non-profit groups. All rentals have a 2 hour minimum. Please contact Mary.Howell@champaignparks.org or call 217-398-2573 for more information or to book your rental.
- Originally operated as Gagliano IGA Supermarket.
- The City of Champaign obtained the property in the fall of 1967 as part of a Urban Renewal Project.
- The Champaign Park District obtained land and building in 1970 from the City of Champaign.
- Dedicated March 4, 1978.
2010: $10,408 Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) grant for energy efficiency at the Douglass Center, Douglass Annex and Springer Cultural Center