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New Batting Cage Project Begins


Work continues today on the batting cage renovations. Updates have included new gates, new netting, soft-toss hitting stations, and turf hitting mats.


A special thanks goes out to the Rockford Eagles FOE 1292, Chatt Insurance Center Inc, and an anonymous donor for funding the project - and local Boy Scouts and Rockford Rec. board members for making this project a reality for the upcoming summer season!

Rockford Rec Receives AED Equip.

JULY 3, 2015

Rockford Recreation Association receives life-saving AED equipment and training with the help of Betsy Scheonleben, nurse, of Rockford, and a grant funded by Mercer Health.


With the increasing number of athletes and visitors that take part in Rockford Recreation Association and Shane's Park activties each year, and the growing concern for heart health and safety, it was important for our programs and to our board members to assure that adequate procautions are in place to reduce or prevent potentially fatal or severe life-changing incidents from taking place - where in an emergency every second counts.


Summer Ball Registration Open


Summer baseball and softball registration is now open.


Registration Forms may be downloaded and printed here. Forms may also be picked up at the Parkway Schools Middle School Office. 


Completed forms may be turned in at the Village Office in Rockford or mailed to PO Box 16, Rockford, Ohio.

Elite Baseball Camp Planned

FEBRUARY 1, 2016

Elite Fundamentals Baseball has announced its 2016 summer camp dates and locations. The week long camp is offered at 6 different park-site locations throughout the months of June and July. 


Each camp session is hosted and taught by OHSAA high school varsity/junior varsity level coaches from area schools.


Shane's Park will serve as the host site during week 1, June 6-9.





Diamond #5 Project . Be A Part

JULY 12, 2023

Car Show Supports Improvements

OCTOBER 23, 2012

Community development and progress are top priorities for area residents and businesses. This is demonstrated by the overwhelming financial support that has been gifted to The Rockford Recreation Legacy Fund. The Legacy Fund was established to provide opportunities for individuals and businesses to invest in equipment and Shanes Park improvements. Each improvement initiative enhances recreational opportunities for families and children of the Rockford Community and beyond.

CLICK HERE to learn more about making Diamond #5 a reality!

To accommodate the dynamic growth of the Rockford Recreation Youth Ball Programs, a vision has been set in motion. There are ways that you can partner in this vision to make Diamond #5 a reality.

Here's news that might get your motor running! Ryan Sipe accepts a $3,000 donation from the Rockford Car Show Committee to be used towards the block dugouts that are presently being constructed on diamond #4. Any organization or individual can participate financially in the progress in action at Shanes Park by donating towards the Shanes Park Legacy Fund. A sincere thank you is extended to The Rockford Car Show Committee for their support.

Legacy Funds at Work

OCTOBER 16, 2012


OCTOBER 5, 2012

Concrete floors for Diamond 4 dugouts are poured this week at Shanes Park.  Thank you to all who are dedicating time to make this possible. Donations to the Legacy Fund are appreciated and enjoyed by our community and all that play here.  
Check  Facebook for images of progress

The Shanes Aerie #1292 Fraternal Order of Eagles presents an initial installment gift of $1000 to the Rockford Recreation Shanes Park Legacy Fund. This investment goes directly toward a $9000 improvement currently underway at Shanes Park. The project is comprised of cement block dugouts with concrete foundations on Diamond Four. The 26' x 9', metal roof structures, presently under construction, will provide shelter, safety and privacy for athletes and coaches.

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