Williamson County offers sports fans and athletes alike a healthy range of opportunities to watch and participate in amateur and professional competitions at first class facilities. Baseball, soccer, competitive cycling, golf, bowling, skating and even roller derby are popular activities with visitors, and many local and regional sporting events attract fans and participants from across the country. Golfers have four high-quality yet affordable golf courses to choose from, including two that host several amateur and professional golf tournaments each year.
Opened in 1986, this indoor rink is open seasonally from August to May. Public skating sessions are the main attraction but the rink is available for private parties as well. Large arcade, snack bar and Skate Shop onsite.
This 16-lane bowling alley features an on-site pro shop and Glo Bowling. Ball Drilling and instruction are available. The alley has open sessions and also league nights. The facility also includes an arcade with 6 billiards tables and air hockey. Party Packages are available.
The Marion Soccer Complex provides 10 fields for grades K-12, and four fields to accommodate adult games. This soccer facility is also home of the annual Whirlwind Soccer Tournament. Bleacher seating is available on the 6 larger fields and seats approximately 40 per team. The site has extensive parking, two shelters, concession stand, two restrooms facilities and a playground for residents to enjoy. The park is bordered on the east with an irrigation pond and nature area.
Pro Gun & Indoor Range is a gun shop as well as a gun range, and is open to the public. We have a wide variety on guns and can special order guns and ammo. Located behind Home Depot on Skyline Drive across from the Illinois Star Centre Mall.
Rent One Park is the home of the Southern Illinois Miners, a professional baseball team playing in the Frontier League. The stadium is located at the intersection of I-57 and Route 13 in Marion and features 3,400 chair seats and lawn seating for over 2,000. This venue also includes 2 picnic gardens: Budweiser Bullpen Bar-n-Grille seats 300 people and Rent One Picnic Garden seats 500 people. There are 4 concession stands, a McDonald’s Fun Zone (kids play area with 6 inflatable games), 14 suites and a banquet facility with a capacity for 300 people.
This 32 lane facility offers bowling and a bar. There is a Pro-shop with ball drilling on site. Offers Highway 66 bowling for children on 4 mini lanes. There is a game room with 3 billiards tables, air hockey, arcade, and more. There is a bar and lounge on the premesis. They have youth programs, tournaments, leagues, and parties. Offers cosmic bowling. Also has 4 sand volleyball courts with seating for approximately 100 people.