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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

It's a Love Thing Ministries will be hosting Wednesday Wellness at 6:00pm in the Rapids City Community Center now through March 22nd, 2023. Wellness Nights will entail light standing stretching, a form of tai chi and breathwork moving into a free flow dance and then finishing the evening with a sound bath. If you are interested in attending the Wellness Wednesdays please text Donna at 309-507-6994 as space is limited.

Rapids City President and Board of Trustees invite all Rapids City Seniors 60+ to our 4rd Annual Thanksgiving Senior Appreciation Luncheon. Date: TBD.   More details for this event will be on our 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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Dave's Tree Care 309-781-8207
1005 17th Street R.C.
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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Frosted by Isabelle 815-858-4306
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

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

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

Lucky Charms Daycare LLC
309-302-0055
309-737-5655
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

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
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

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

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

Strada Communications 309-496-3737
224 13th Street
Rapids City, IL 61278
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Schwan's Home Service 507-401-8291
16053 US HWY 150
Orion, IL 61273
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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 TO BIDDERS: Village of Rapids City 17th Street Reconstruction


Easter Egg Hunt - April 1, 2023 - Read more...


Meeting Agenda - 2/7/2023

Meeting Agenda - 1/23/2023

Meeting Agenda - 1/10/2023


RAPIDS CITY RESIDENTS
NOTICE OF CONSOLIDATED ELECTION APRIL 4TH, 2023

ELECTION PACKETS MAY BE PICKED UP AT
RAPIDS CITY VILLAGE HALL
1204 4TH AVENUE
STARTING SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2022
MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY FROM 9AM TO 5PM
WEDNESDAY FROM 8:30AM TO 5:30PM

POSITIONS OPEN FOR ELECTION:
3 - 4 YEAR VILLAGE TRUSTEE POSITIONS

FILING PERIOD INFORMATION:
PLACE:
RAPIDS CITY VILLAGE HALL
1204 4TH AVENUE
RAPIDS CITY, IL 61278
DATES:
DECEMBER 12TH, 2022 –
DECEMBER 19TH, 2022
MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY FROM 9AM TO 5PM
WEDNESDAY FROM 8:30AM TO 5:30PM


October Newsletter


MODIFIED DATE FOR VILLAGE OF RAPIDS CITY REGULAR BOARD MEETING
ORIGINAL DATE: Tuesday, February 14th, 2023
MODIFIED DATE: Tuesday, February 7th, 2023
TIME: 7:00pm
PLACE: 1204 4th Avenue, Rapids City, IL 61278
AGENDA: Will be posted 48 hours prior to the meeting date.


The Village of Rapids City has provided a link to the Rock Island County Health Department website to aid with the COVID-19 vaccination process. https://www.richd.org/  If you have questions related to public health please contact the Rock Island County Health Department.


• Village Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm. At this time the meetings are being held upstairs at Village Hall located at 1204 4th Avenue. All meeting attendees are required to wear a mask when medically tolerable to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All meeting agendas will have a link to attend open meetings virtually via Zoom.


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

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