Doty Park Sprayground

Located off of West Locust Street on Leonard Court, Doty Park was home of “Legion Field” where many athletic events took place. Development of these 12.5 acres includes a shelter, Doty Park Sprayground, Riverside Ice Arena, playground equipment, open recreation space and continuation of the Kishwaukee Riverfront Path.

The Belvidere Park District wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable time. Here are some guidelines and rules to ensure your visit to the Sprayground is safe and fun!


  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
  • Do not drink the water.
  • The surface may be hot; footwear is strongly recommended.
  • Closed during thunderstorms or other threatening weather.
  • Park rules must be adhered to at all times.
  • Patrons violating rules or displaying inappropriate behavior will be asked to leave.
  • Patrons using the sprayground do so at their own risk. No lifeguard on duty.
  • Swim diapers are recommended for children under the age of 3 along with frequent bathroom breaks.
  • Sprayground may be closed due to maintenance or other concerns.
  • Sprayground is not reservable and is for general use on a first-come/first-serve basis.
  • Groups of 20 or more people require permission from the Executive Director or have a shelter, pavilion or ice rink reservation.


  • All animals except for service animals.
  • Skateboards, skates, bicycles and rollerblades.
  • Running or rough play.
  • Glass containers.
  • Climbing and sitting on equipment.
  • Covering fixtures and drains.
  • Electrical appliances or sound-amplifying devices.

Thank you for visiting the Doty Park Sprayground!