Parks, Fitness & Bikes
1000 acres of park land
275 slip marina
30 city parks
23 picnic shelters
Miles of walking, hiking and biking…along the greatest river in the US, through winding paths of scenic state and city parks, around sparkling lakes and pristine historic districts.
Tour Quincy Bikes rents automatic treks or a 7-speed tandem cruiser affordably by the day or hour. Complimentary helmets. Rental location is at the Villa Kathrine | Quincy’s Tourist Info Center | 532 Gardner Expressway | tandem $12/hour or $35/day | trek $8/hour or $25/day. Reserve your bike by calling the CVB at 800-978-4748.
The Quincy Park District facilities include an outdoor swimming pool with water slide, batting cage/miniature golf and paddle boat operation with concession stand, public boat launching ramps, irrigated 27-hole public golf course with clubhouse, pro shop and concessions, a riverfront interpretive center, lighted baseball/softball fields, lighted tennis courts, soccer/football fields, basketball courts, fishing lake, archery range and walking/jogging paths. New in 2016 is a Kayak Rental Program at Moorman Park Lake | 1608 Moorman Park | April-Oct | Mon-Fri 3:30-Sunset | Sat 10am-Sunset | Sun Noon-Sunset | $7.50/hr or $5 for 30 minutes | 217.228.1261.
General Park District info : 217-223-7703 or quincyparkdistrict.
Siloam Springs State Park is a 3,323-acre site with beautifully wooded terrain, a generous lake and carefully maintained facilities. It’s an ideal setting for outdoor visits, whether your interest is fishing, camping, boating, picnicking, hiking or bird-watching. The park is surrounded by forested gullies and scenic crests with wild roses, black-eyed Susans, white false indigo and snapdragons. Located approximately 30 minutes east of Quincy at 938 East 3003rd Lane in Clayton, IL. 217-894-6205 or dnr.state.il.us.
Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center krocquincy.org
Sheridan Swim Club teamunity.com
Quincy University quincy.edu