Parks Department

Wonder Lake Parks Department

Village of Wonder Lake SealJacobsen Park Sports Organization has two organized sports: Soccer is played in both Spring and Fall Seasons. For ages 5 to 14. Younger ages play “in house” while older players play as a team in the Fox Valley Recreational League. Contact Larry Reinhard @ 815-728-0674 for further information.

Girls softball offers both in house and league play for ages 7 through 15. Play beings in May and ends in late July. Contact Sarah Janesczko, WL Park Director at for more information.


The 29 acre park was donated to the Village of Wonder Lake in the 1970's by a developer. Five acres have been developed for softball, soccer, tennis, basketball and in-line hockey.

Development and maintenance costs come from tax dollars, state grants, developer donations and most importantly, through volunteer efforts. The basketball and hockey courts have been complete with area...

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The Village Green is another village park in the Deerpath Subdivision. Swings, sandboxes, picnic tables, a hand pump and well and a jungle gym provide activities. Come enjoy the outstanding view of the Nippersink Valley as the creek meanders to form Wonder Lake. Walkers are particularly delighted at this shaded rest area.

Huff Farm Park was dedicated in October 2003. The park honors Earl Huff who ran a dairy farm for 40 years in what is known as Deerpath Subdivision. This park sports a softball backstop, volleyball court and playground equipment.

This is a small park in the Sunrise Ridge Subdivision. It has playground equipment and a volleyball court available for all village residents. A heavily wooded lot adjacent to this area has been purchased and is currently under development to expand this park.

The Woods Creek subdivision has a 20-acre village park. The park is underdevelopment at the current time, but playground equipment and two backstops have been installed. A parking lot at the park site doubles as a basketball court. Volleyball standards will be put in during the fall of 2005. Soccer goals will be installed in the summer of 2006 when grass is fully established. At the present...

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This new development has some 180 acres of park land that will be developed as the subdivision is built. Look for combination baseball and soccer fields, dual purpose parking and basketball courts, tot lots, hiking and biking paths in coming years. In addition, large expanses of protected wetlands, oak woods and prairies will enhance the area. A private association park will serve as both a...

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Many of the subdivisions that make up the village have their own private parks. These parks are NOT public and are owned and maintained by the subdivision associations. Only members of these associations may use the parks. By association request, the Village of Wonder Lake Police Department patrols these private parks.