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Local Activities

Parks

Rapids City has three parks, a public boat ramp, a community center, and maintains its portion of the River Way trail.

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River Bend Park is located on top of 17th Street Hill. Picnic tables, outdoor grills, playground equipment, a basketball court, a softball diamond and restroom facilities are included at this park.

Shadow Hill Park is located on top of 12th Street Hill. Here you will find a softball diamond used by the youth of Rapids City and other surrounding small towns for Co-ed Softball sponsored through the Hampton Township Youth Commission. Sign up is in early Spring of each year. Watch for posted announcements.

Shuler's Shady Grove Park is located at 1st Avenue and 11th Street and includes a boat ramp with parking lot, park, scenic overlook at our gazebo, and a portion of the Great River Trail Bike Path.

Sulphur Creek Park is located on the corner of 14th Street and 4th Avenue. Amenities at the park include Picnic tables, outdoor grill, playground equipment, a basketball court.


Activities

Rapids City President and Board of Trustees invite all Rapids City Seniors 60+ to our 4rd Annual Thanksgiving Senior Appreciation Luncheon. Date: Thursday, November 16th, 2023   More details for this event will be posted on the home page under “News & Events” when the event gets closer.

Rapids City President and Board of Trustees invite all Rapids City's First Responders, Active and Retired Military Personnel and Veterans to a free luncheon to honor your services. Date: Saturday, May 14th, 2022.  Details for this event can be found in flyer form under “News & Events”.

Taekwondo: Chung Kim's Black Belt Academy is held at the Community Center on Tuesday and Thursday. Call Kevin Saathoff at 309-496-9732 for more information.
Beginner: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
Advanced: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

 


Businesses

Bennett Lighting Maintenance 
309-737-4959
1122 3rd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278

 Big River Customs
309-523-3742
409 17th Street
Rapids City, IL 61278
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Brothers Family Restaurant
309-496-2965
1718 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278
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Concrete CDMI Contractors
309-791-2265
P.O.Box 130
Port Byron, IL 61275
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DMI Plumbing Services
309-781-4481
210 11th Street
Rapids City Il 61278
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GiLanella's 
309-539-5275
2024 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278
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Git-N-Go Convenience Store #13 
309-496-9776
1310 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278

Griffith’s Auto Stop
309-496-2200
1212 2nd Avenue #306
Rapids City, IL 61278

Hansen's Artistic Landscaping Inc. 
309-496-2500
510 17th Street
Rapids City, IL 61278

J&J Track Construction
309-496-9131 or 309-781-2771
901 12th Street, Box 430
Rapids City, IL 61278

Lisa's TLC 
309-737-7896
419 14th Street
Rapids City, IL 61278

Lucky Charms Daycare LLC
309-302-0055
308 13TH Street
Rapids City, IL 61278
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McCarty's Precision Auto Pro 
309-496-3202
2028 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278 

NextHome QC Reality
309-302-2102
1202 2nd Avenue, P.O. Box 271
Rapids City, IL 61278

Phoenix Corp of the Quad Cities
309-523-3687
1006 Rose Hill Road
Port Byron, IL 61275
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Pulse 84 Energy Station
309-269-2865
210 11th Street
Rapids City IL 61278
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QC Mart
309-302-0070
1726 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278
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Rapids City Storage
309-429-0207
1902-2nd Avenue
Rapids City IL 61275

Enrights Rapids City Car Wash
2040 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278

Rivers Edge Lawn and Landscaping
309-756-7460
1112 12th Street, PO Box 541
Rapids City, IL 61278

Riverview CBD
309-623-4630
1204 2nd Avenue
Rapids City Il 61275

Salon 84
309-496-2321
1902 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278

Strada Communications
309-496-3737
224 13th Street
Rapids City, IL 61278
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TBK Bank, SSB
309-496-1400
1700 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278
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Thai Town Café
309-428-5160
403 17th Street
Rapids City, IL 61278
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Treemaster Tree Service 309-737-4517
503 17th Street
Rapids City, IL 61278

The Edge Eatery & Drinkatorium Inc. 
309-496-9873
1802 2nd Avenue
Rapids City, IL 61278
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News and Events

NOTICE OF MEETING OF VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ACCEPT PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING THE VILLAGE APPLICATION FOR DNR BOAT ACCESS AREA DEVELOPMENT (BAAD) GRANT

On May 14, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. the Rapids City Board will listen to public comment at Village Hall located at 1204 4th Avenue, Rapids City, IL 61278, for the purpose of receiving public comments related to the Village request for a DNR Boat Access Area Development (BAAD) Grant.

Any member of the public is invited to attend and will be given an opportunity to be heard in accordance with the rules of the Board relating to public comment.

By the complete authorities of the Village of Rapids City, Rock Island County, Illinois.

Dated: April 25, 2024


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06-11-2024 Board Agenda


17th Street project updates can be found on Axiom Consultants website linked below.
www.axiom-rapidscity.com/17th-street-2023-proj


Village Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Meetings may be attended virtually via Zoom; please see agenda for a link.


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Your Annual Water Quality Report is now available at www.ilrwa.org/CCR/RapCity.pdf.

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