The Harrisburg Parks Department is in charge of all city parks including the Community Garden. The Harrisburg Park Board is an advisory board that meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Harrisburg City Hall Conference Room located at 301 E. Willow St. Below are the current Park Board members as well as their meeting minutes, ordinances, and plans:


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Alderman Maxwell (City Council Liaison)                


Scott Langerock


Lois McMahon (President)


Wendi Hogan


Taylor Berg (Secretary)


Ryan Berg


Kristin Larson (Vice President) 




Park Board Agendas

Park Board Meeting Minutes

Central Park Plans and Improvements

Park Board Ordinances

Park Maps


City Parks

  • Ellis Larson Park - 507 E Maple Street
  • Hugh Robinson Park - 203 Prairie Street
  • Heartland Park - 503 Troy Avenue
  • Legion Park (Ball Diamonds)- located North of Liberty Elementary (200 Willow Street)
Knights Crossing - 201 Almond Avenue
  • Grand Gardens - 801 S Grand Avenue
  • Rover Range (Dog Park) - 805 Kent Street
  • Lions Park - 310 N Perry Lane
  • Central Park - North of Liberty Elementary (Check out the new disc golf course opening August 1st, 2020!)

Harrisburg Community Garden

Our community garden, Grand Gardens, brings a sense of small town camaraderie to local gardeners. A large gardening area with 48 individual gardening plots is available to all Harrisburg residents for the price of just $35.00 per plot. Garden plot applications are available HERE2021 Application and Guidelines for Community Gardeners.pdf .

Harrisburg Baseball

Baseball is big for all ages in Harrisburg. Information and applications can be found at

Tiger Softball Club ("TSC")

The Tiger Softball Club (TSC) is a non profit organization that specializes in providing competitive softball experiences for youth ages 5-16. TSC is dedicated to providing the youth of Harrisburg and surrounding communities enjoyable softball experiences with opportunities to compete and build skills.  Registration is available for the 8u teams 

Contact Information

Jason Thurston - Parks Supervisor

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Phone - (605) 743-5872

Chapter 6.06 - Municipal Park Ordinances