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Lakeshore Golf Course


Renowned as an exceptional golfing experience in Central Illinois, Lakeshore Golf Course is a stunning 18-hole, par 72 public golf course spread across 160 acres. Surrounded by the scenic Lake Taylorville, the course showcases bentgrass greens and bluegrass fairways. Lakeshore offers challenging play for advanced players yet is forgiving enough for beginners as well. 

Oak Terrace Resort and Spa


Oak Terrace Resort & Spa is the perfect getaway and brings so much out-of-town attraction to the area. Spawning over 6,000 acres, it features an 18 -hole golf course, Mulligan’s Bar and Grill, luxury lodging, wedding venue, private RV resort, rec room, swimming pools, ponds, basketball courts, fishing ponds, boat rentals, and more!

Lake Taylorville


Lake Taylorville, a 1,200 acre lake built in 1962, is located just three miles south of downtown Taylorville. Renowned as one of the top five fishing lakes in Illinois, it also presents a plethora of recreational opportunities. Whether your preference leans towards fishing, swimming, boating, golfing, tennis, leisurely walks, or picnics at the park, Lake Taylorville provides a diverse array of activities for enthusiasts of all kinds.

Don Bragg Sports Complex


Located at 1700 West Vandeveer Street, The Don Bragg Sports Complex spans 10 acres and boasts an array of recreational amenities. Among its features are two ball fields, one of which is illuminated for evening activities, a dedicated youth football/soccer area, sand volleyball courts, and a paved walking trail. Additionally, the complex offers a covered pavilion equipped with a concession and restroom facility, providing a versatile and enjoyable space for various outdoor activities.

Christian County YMCA


Located in Taylorville, the Christian County YMCA is a nonprofit, charitable organization that serves our community through programs and services focusing on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. It features an indoor pool, exercise equipment, camps, classes, training sessions, after-school programs, as well as basketball and volleyball courts, soccer fields, racquetball rooms, and more — creating a dynamic hub for holistic well-being and community engagement.