Village of Godfrey Illinois

PO Box 5067
6810 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
Phone: (618) 466-3324

Village Departments Village of Godfrey

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for a program?

Fill out a registration form and mail it in or drop it off at the Parks and Recreation Department Office.

When can I register for a program?

Each program has its own registration deadlines. The registration deadlines are identified in the program description.  Click on the program title on the right to find the information on the program of your choice.

How do I get to the Parks and Recreation Department office?

The Parks and Recreation Department office is located in the Village Hall on Godfrey Road on the north side of Godfrey just about two blocks north of the new Walmart.  

How do I find out if a program is cancelled due to weather?

Call our office at 466.1483, extension 3 after 3 pm on weekdays and after 9 am on weekends. You can also "like" us on Facebook to stay updated on cancellations.

How can I become a volunteer coach for the youth sports programs?

Contact our Recreation Supervisor at 466.1483 to volunteer for coaching our youth sports programs.  Coaches will be trained through a clinic for each sport and given support materials to teach with.

How can I dedicate a memorial tree for a loved one?

Please fill out the memorial tree dedication form or call the office at 466.1483.  Memorial trees can be planted in any of Godfrey’s parks.  Trees cost $100 and are recognized in a dedication ceremony during the Arbor Day celebration in the end of April.

What special events or festivals does the Parks and Recreation Department host throughout the year?

The Parks and Recreation Department hosts several special events/festivals throughout the year. Please click on Upcoming Events link on the right.

How do I reserve a shelter at one of the Godfrey parks?

To reserve a shelter in either Glazebrook Park or Homer Adams Park, please call the Parks and Recreation Department office at 466.1483.  Shelters are available for rental for either a half day (sunrise to 3 pm, or 3 pm to sunset) or for the full day (sunrise to sunset).  The cost to reserve a shelter is as follows:

Shelters 1 or 2
  Half Day Full Day
Resident: $20.00 $40.00
Non-Resident: $25.00 $50.00
     
Gazebo and Shelter 3
  Half Day Full Day
Resident: $35.00 $70.00
Non-Resident: $40.00 $80.00

 

What and where are all of the parks in Godfrey?

The Village of Godfrey has several parks for everyone to enjoy.  They are as follows: Homer Adams Park, Glazebrook Park, Godfrey Ball Park, LaVista Park, Clifton Terrace Park and Great Rivers Park.  Please visit our parks page for information on the individual parks.

How can apply for a position with the Village of Godfrey Parks and Recreation Department?

For part-time position, please fill out an application and turn it into the Parks and Recreation Department office.  Part-time employees are sought year-round as referees/umpires and instructors for our recreation programs and seasonal help in the parks.