618-993-3940 info@marionparks.com

Frequent questions

Below are some of our frequently asked questions.

Can I get some information on renting the scout cabins in Ashley Park?

The Boy Scout Cabin and Girl Scout Cabin can be rented for showers, parties, small reunions. There are tables and chairs for 80+ in the Boy Scout Cabin and it is available $80.00 Monday – Saturday and Sundays for $100.00. The Girl Scout Cabin has tables and chairs for 40+ and rents for $60.00 Monday – Saturday and Sundays for $80.00. All with a $50.00 refundable deposit. Call the main Park office for availability and to book your event. (618) 993-3940

Can I rent a shelter?

Yes. We currently have 3 large pavilions available for rent at Ray Fosse Park and 1 large pavilion at Ashley Park. The rental fees are $55 and $30 per day respectively. Please call the park office for availability and to make your reservation. All other pavilions are available first come first serve.

When and where are the park board's monthly meetings?

Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the main office located in Ashley Park at: 519 Parish Ave., Marion, IL

Can I rent The Aquatic Center for a private party?

Yes. It is available for rent by calling (618) 997-1115.

How do I turn the lights on at the tennis courts at Russel St. Park

There is a button on the light pole as you go into the courts. It can be pressed and the lights will come on. Lights are on a timer and will shut off automatically at 11:00 p.m.

When do all of the park restrooms open?

The restrooms are scheduled to be open April – October

When does Goofy Golf and the batting cages open?

For all information contact Anthony at (618) 889-1575.

Does the Aquatic Center offer private and group swimming lessons?

Yes. For Details or to Sign Up, (618)997-1115 (during open season only). If we are unavailable; please leave a message and we will call you back.

When does the Aquatic Center open and close for the season?

The Aquatic Center opens on Memorial Day Weekend and closes on August 6, 2017

Contact Us

519 Parish Ave
Marion IL 62959
(618) 993-3940

Office Hours

Mon- Fri 7:30am – 4:00pm
Sat-Sun             Closed

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