Parks and Recreation Department 

4303 24th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201

(309) 732-7275



Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gripp, John Director of Parks and Recreation (309) 732-7283
Winter, Todd Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation (309) 732-7275
Podunajec, Chris Sports Recreation Manager (309) 732-7279
Ballard, BJ Fitness & Aquatic Manager (309) 732-7442
Miller, Kimberly Parks and Recreation Administrative Office Manager (309) 732-7267
Pena, Pete RIFAC Front Office Manager (309) 732-7264
Roelf, Carrie Community Recreation Manager (309) 732-7275
Towler, Kent Parks Maintenance (309) 732-7263
DeMarlie, Marc Chief Horticulturist (309) 732-7261
Driskill, Dave Sports Field Maintenance (309) 732-2153
Steeber, Christopher Saukie Maintenance Supervisor (309) 732-2270
Thompson, Tanner Highland Maintenance Supervisor (309) 732-2124
Smith, Nichol Recreation Manager - Youth (309) 732-7280