Village of Godfrey Illinois

PO Box 5067
6810 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
Phone: (618) 466-3324

Village Departments Village of Godfrey

Parks and Recreation Events


Arbor Day Celebration

16th Annual Arbor Day Celebration

Have you hugged a tree lately?  Join the Village in celebrating the environment and all things trees with the Godfrey Parks and Recreation Department at Glazebrook Park!  The day kicks off at 8 am with a youth fishing derby and continues from 9 am - 1 pm with face painting, environmental crafts, youth games and more!  Free redbud tree seedlings will be given away to the first 500 visitors. The Memorial Tree Dedication Ceremony will take place at 12:00 pm to recognize the individuals for whom the last year’s dedication trees were planted. 

All Ages
April 26, 2014
8 am - 1 pm
Glazebrook Park


Opening Day Opening Day

Batters up! May 3, 2014 marks the opening of the baseball season in the Godfrey Parks and Recreation Department. All Godfrey teams will have home games this day and the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Competition will be held for boys and girls ages 7 and older. The new restroom facility will have its official ribbon cutting at 9:30 am and Fred Bird will stop by for a visit. We hope you can "swing" by and join us!

All Ages
May 3, 2014
9:30 am - 6 pm
Ball Fields on Stamper Lane


BIG Truck DayBIG Truck Day

Come out to Glazebrook Park and join us for BIG Truck Day!  If you’ve ever wanted to climb in, climb on or explore a really BIG Truck, this is your chance. Visitors will see a Fire Truck, Dump Truck, Bucket Truck, Tractors, Pepsi Truck, the Magical Truck, a GIANT tow truck, a really big ambulance, and more!

Groups are welcome, but if you have 20 or more, please RSVP to 466-1483. Reservations will be accepted through May 2nd.

This FREE event is sponsored by the Godfrey Parks and Recreation Department in cooperation with many of our wonderful local sponsors and businesses.


All Ages
May 7, 2014
10 am - 1 pm
Glazebrook Park