Woodlawn Arts Academy

Woodlawn Arts Academy       Woodlawn Arts Academy is an educational 501c3 institution, which strives to live by its motto- Where the Arts are for EVERYONE! We offer quality arts programming opportunities to all ages in all disciplines such…

Sterling Riverfront

In August of 2022, the City of Sterling and Gorman & Company entered into a Master Development Agreement to redevelop the Lawrence Brothers and Stanley-National properties. This is an all-inclusive redevelopment plan that will integrate with the city’s ongoing riverfront…

WACC CEO Program

When considering the opportunity to relocate, quality of education ranks as one of the top 5 factors. The Sauk Valley area boasts high quality educational opportunities in the areas of preschool, public education, private education, and higher education. Another educational…

Shoppes at Grandon Plaza

The Shoppes at Grandon Plaza, a retail incubator project by Sterling Main Street, is being designed to attract small businesses, create more retail shopping options, and bring people into downtown Sterling. Its inaugural season will open in the spring of…

For the Kids!

4-H, YMCA, Back to School and More!  The Sauk Valley has an abundance of opportunities and activities for today’s youth. 4-H When you join 4-H, you are joining the largest out-of-school youth program in the country. There are 6 million…

The Parks

Sterling is home to 20 unique parks with activities and amenities for residents of all ages. The City of Sterling and the Sterling Park District maintain more than 100 acres of land throughout the Sterling area where residents can walk, bike, play a variety of sports,…