The Tourism Advisory Board can grant funding for certain events. Learn more about tourism grants.
FAQ Topic: Culture & recreation
As a service, Effingham Police Department registers bicycles for free for anyone living in the City of Effingham. To register, bring your bicycle to the police department at 110 S. 3rd Street any weekday.
If your organization wants to host a fundraiser at certain intersections in Effingham, you need to get a permit before your event. Download an application packet and contact Jane Kemper.
Effingham is the host of a wide variety of engaging and fun events for people of all ages and interests! For a comprehensive calendar and description of events, go to Visit Effingham.
The Effingham Park District offers summer camps and other activities for your whole family. You can call them at 217-342-5680, or send them an email. The Effingham Public Library also offers summer camps and programs.
You can sign up for little league or other activities with the Effingham Park District. You can call them at 217-342-5680, or send them an email.
To see if your lost item has been turned in: Email Steve Fehrenbacher at the Effingham Police Department, or Call 217-347-0774 extension 5321
Please report animal related issues to Effingham County Animal Control by calling (217) 347-5695.
To reserve a park or an area at a park, contact the Effingham Park District at 217-342-5680 or by email.
Yes! Indoor pools are available year-round at the Richard E. Workman Sports & Wellness Complex. An outdoor pool is open during warm months in Evergreen Harmony Park. Contact the Effingham Park District at 217-342-5680 to get information about both swimming pools.