Stretching over 80 acres of open land, Veteran's park is the largest outdoor sports complex in Macomb, Illinois. One can almost always find a league or event happening at Veteran's Park in the Spring and the excitement stays steady through the end of late fall. State of the art ball diamonds and numerous multi-use fields is not all it has to offer. Veteran's park also has a playground located next to the multi-use fields as well as over 1.7 miles of walking trails running through this beautiful park. Veteran's park also breaths of history as well. As the development of Veteran's park progressed and the scrub growth was cleared away a State of Illinois Archaeologist gleamed as he saw the east tree line for what it truly was. Estimated to be 125 years old, this tree line stands as one of the only remaining examples of an old hedge fence in Illinois. The earliest settlers would plant young hedge trees around the perimeter of their fields and as those trees grew they would intertwine, serving as a fence to contain their livestock within their farmland.
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Veteran’s is home to four state of the art Ball Diamonds. Each diamond has the capacity to interchange between softball and baseball field required dimensions. Bases can be set at any distance up to 80 feet. The home run fence is set at 225 feet. All of our diamonds are equipped with electronic scoreboards and lighting for night games. Our lighting is state of the art and produces minimal light pollution during game play.
- Multipurpose Fields
- Lighted Fields
- Score Boards
- Bleachers for spectators
- Central Gazebo with picnic tables
- Indoor Restrooms
- Concessions (available upon request)
- Dugouts & Benches for players
- Parking that accommodates approximately 230 vehicles including accessible spaces
- Dolomite Infields to minimize rainouts
10 acres of vast open space set the stage for an array of leisurely pastimes. Beyond the game of soccer lies a multitude of recreational hobby to enjoy. Kite Flying, Frisbee, ultimate Frisbee, flag football, flying RC planes, dodge ball, tag, aerobics, and so much more!
2 Adults Fields – 330 Yards Long X 210 Yards Wide
3 Intermediate Field – 225 Yards Long X 150 Yards Wide
5 Youth Fields – 150 Yards Long X 90 Yards Wide