Main Office

301 West Madison St, Basement Ottawa, IL 61350

Call Us

(815) 434-7292

CURRENT PARKS AND RECREATION PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS All Closures Will Also Scroll across our front page of the Website

Riordan Pool

The Ottawa (Riordan) Pool is close until Further Notice. For more Information on the construction of new Pool click here. 

Supervised Summer Parks

Ottawa City Recreation provides Supervisors to several parks through out the summer. The supervisors are typically there from 9am -noon for morning parks, and 1pm – 4pm for afternoon parks. We will ocasionally remove or cancel the superviors at a given park for Rain, Storms, and Heat. Check here to see if our Supervised Parks are up and running

Marseilles Pool (Parks special Events)

Ottawa Recreation is excited to be working with the Marseilles Pool and Recreation Board this summer to give Ottawa kids  the opportunity to Swim for FREE on a regular basis (Every Monday) while our public pool is being being torn down. Check here in case we have to cancel Swimming due to Storms, or Cold temperatures.

Adult Softball Leagues

Adult Softball has league play on Monday and Tuesday nights at Lincoln Douglass Parks North Diamonds, you can check here in case of Rain, or Storms that may cause us to cancel and reschedule games. The Softball page will have all reschedule days and times.

Tennis Camps and Lessons

The Ottawa Recreation Tennis Camps, Lessons, and Tournament run all Summer (June through July) occasionally we need to cancel due to heat or rain. Check here to see if Tennis has been cancelled for the day, or if lessons we suspended due to late afternoon heat.