Experience Loves Park, Illinois
"The City with a Heart"
 
The City of Loves Park is a flourishing residential, commercial, and industrial community in Northern Illinois.  We have a wide variety of housing options, employment options, and recreational opportunities.  Located 80 miles Northwest of Chicago, Loves Park is situated along the beautiful Rock River with easy access to I-90.  Whether you are looking for a state park for camping, boating and fishing, a booming commercial and industrial sector, or a minor league baseball game, Loves Park is a close-knit community that offers it all!

Loves Park is also the proud home of MercyHealth Sportscore Two, the premier sports facility in the Midwest.  Operated by the Rockford Park District, the 180+ acres MercyHealth Sportscore Two features a 60,000 sq. ft. indoor multi-sport center, a 133,000 sq. ft. Mega-sports center, Wedgebury Soccer Stadium, 26 outdoor soccer fields, 5 illunminated turf soccer/baseball fields, 3 sand volleyball courts and a 4500 sq. ft. concession building. The City welcomes all sports enthusiasts to the MercyHealth Sportscore Two Facility and encourages all to book their future tournaments and events in this premier sports facility.

 

News and Announcements

Warming Center 1/30 & 1/31, 2019
Due to the extreme cold on Wednesday, January 30th and Thursday, January 31st, 2019, Loves Park City Hall, 100 Heart Blvd., Loves Park, IL 61111, will serve as a warming center for those in need.  City Hall will be open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM each of these days for this purpose. Please check in at the Mayor's Office and you will be directed to the warming center area.
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Weather related information for Wednesday, January 30, 2019
For the safety of their employees, Rock River Disposal will be closed on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 due to the extreme cold.  Because of this, garbage pick-up in the City of Loves Park will be delayed at least one day to Saturday, February 2, 2019.  The cold may also result in delayed start times, meaning pick-up would occur later than usual in your area.  If this occurs, we will make every effort to post here. 

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Due to the extremely dangerous cold expected, the Loves Park Building Department will not be conducting inspections on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.  This is being done for the safety of our employees.  This may also extend to Thursday, January 31, 2019 depending on the weather.  If this is continued through Thursday, we will post here.  We apologize for this inconvenience. Read More
Garbage Pick-up Update 1/24/19
Update on garbage pick-up for the week of January 21, 2019: Rock River Disposal has let the City know that they will able to begin Loves Park routes on Friday afternoon, January 25, 2019. If garbage is placed at the curb Friday afternoon, it may get picked up that day. If not, they will still be picking up the entire City on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Please direct any questions or concerns you may have to Rock River Disposal. Read More
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