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Jeffers Park / Community Gardens

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Jeffers Park is a neighborhood park that contains a play structure, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts as well as an abundant area of green space. This park is also home to the Community Gardens.

Jeffers Park and Community Gardens is open to the public and follows the Vandalia Parks and Recreation Park Rules and Regulations (PDF).

Community Gardens

If you have more “green thumb” than “green yard,” this one is for you! Registration for last year's participants is now open, and plots will be open to the public March 1st. The Vandalia Division of Parks and Recreation is offering gardeners an opportunity to reserve one of 22 available plots in the City's Community Garden. interested folks on a first come, first served basis. There is a $25 registration fee for each 15 foot 20 foot plot. There are a limited supply of plots available, so you'll need to act fast! Stop by the Vandalia Recreation Center and reserve your plot. The garden will feature 15 foot by 20 foot plots which will be available to interested persons on a first-come first-served basis. There are a limited number of spots available. The Community Gardens is open to the public, interested persons should register in person at the Vandalia Recreation Center, 1111 Stonequarry Road. Registration begins in March. There will be a $25 registration fee. Growing season will be May 1 through October 31.