Gifford may be a small town, but we’re big on recreational activities.  Home to numerous parks, Eastern Illinois (EI) Baseball League games, and community celebrations; there is always plenty to do in Gifford!


The Werner Roessler park, which is located near the southern part of town, is home to the junior high baseball field, concession stand, playground equipment, and a pavilion. You can reserve the pavilion, and schedule usage of the baseball field, by contacting Neil Baker via telephone at (217) 493-8394.

The Gifford Grade School has a park located behind the school.  The grade school park has a baseball diamond and playground equipment.

Gifford Little League

You can get information on summer little league via the Gifford Little League Facebook page.

Eastern Illinois (EI) Baseball League

For more information about EI baseball, please visit the Eastern Illinois (EI) Baseball League website for schedules, scores, stats, and more.

Rantoul Recreation Department

The Rantoul Recreation Department provides many offerings to area residents. Please check out their activity guide for more information.