ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Rockford Park District stimulates economic development.

Key Fact: Parks and facilities can ignite redevelopment, revitalization, and investment. A vibrant park system offers a higher quality of life for prospective new home owners and businesses looking to invest in the community.


SPORTS TOURISM IMPACT

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Mercyhealth Sportscore Complexes and UW Health Sports Factory bring on average $30 million in annual economic impact to local hotels, restaurants, and other retail stores while generating additional sales tax revenue for our region.

Rockford Park District tournament facilities are subsidized due to operational expenses such as maintenance, parking, and security. Field and court rental fees must remain competitive within the tournament industry.