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Douglass Park

501 E Eureka St.

Open 6:00 am to 11:00 pm

About Douglass Park:

  • Obtained in 1931
  • Acres: 15.5
  • Donors: Some land purchased ($3,500) , strip given by Vern A. Roland, Anna K. Roland and Lela Collins
  • Additional Year: 1958 – Acres: 1.1
  • Sale – Year: 1958 – Acres: 1.1 – Sold to School District for Washington School
  • Addition – Year: 1961 – Acres: 2 – Purchase ($6,000)
  • Addition – Year: 1970 – Acres: 7 – Purchase ($42,000)
  • Former Lawhead School site (currently parking lot) – Year: 1997 – Acres: .6 – 1966 Bond Funds Purchase from City of Champaign
  • Douglass Park Aerial Download

 

Douglass Park Features:

  • Splash pad, open daily 11am – 7:00 pm between Memorial Day and Labor Day (Operate by pressing silver button at the center)
  • Playground with poured in place safety surface
  • Fitness Trail (.6 mi) with outdoor exercise equipment (Ab Crunch/Leg Lift, Assisted Row/Push-Up, Balance Steps, Cardio Stepper, Chest/Back Press, Mobility Station, Plyometrics, Pull-Up/Dip, Squat Press, Stretching Station, Tai Chi Wheels) – watch a fun demo video here!
  • Pavilion (available for rent)
  • 2 Baseball fields
  • 2 Basketball courts
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Grill
  • “Frederick Douglass: In Remembrance” sculpture by Preston Jackson
  • Parking

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