Rockford Park District Parks and Recreation Paths Closed Due to Flooding

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Due to high water from the Rock River, the following parks, recreation paths, and attractions have been closed until further notice:

• Aldeen Park
• Black Hawk Park
• Martin Park including the Recreation Path
• Portion of Rock River Recreation Path

o Auburn Street bridge underpass closed, alternate crossing east of the Auburn Street bridge

• Shorewood Park
• Sportscore Rec Path closed from Harlem Toll Bridge to Elmwood Road
• Sportscore One and Sportscore Two
o All games and tournaments which includes: Bison Baseball, IYSA-ODP Interstate Rivalry, and club soccer games have been cancelled for Saturday, April 20, 2013 and Sunday, April 21, 2013

• All Rockford Park District golf courses

Citizens are urged to not to walk, drive or play in floodwaters. It is recommended to use caution and avoid all closed areas. For information on rescheduled softball and soccer field locations, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org or call 815-987-8800.


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