Activities – The Rec


Membership Promotions

REC Food Drive

Bring in your non-perishable donations to the REC Lobby and drop them in our donation bin. All the donations will go to the Fairview Heights Food Pantry.

Date: Saturday, November 13 – Sunday, November 28
Time: all-day  |  Location: The REC Lobby

Cost: FREE  |  Ages: all ages

Senior Programs


Join us on the first Thursday of the month in the Holland Room for an afternoon filled with food, friends and fun.  After lunch, you can sit back and enjoy the all-time favorite game of bingo.  Registration is limited, please call if you are interested.  Please register in advance.

10 AM  |  Ages 55+ | Holland Room at The REC
Price: $7


Are you lucky with the roll of the dice?  If so, this is the club for you!  The Bunco Club will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.  Enjoy snacks & refreshments each week as you roll your luck for a chance to win gift certificates at local establishments.

10 AM  |  Ages 55+  |  Holland Room at The REC
$2 for Residents of Fairview Heights | $3 for Non-Residents

Christmas in St. Charles

Join us on a trip to Historic St. Charles, Missouri. Wander down the brick paved streets of Main Street to visit the local shops, bakeries, and restaurants. The cost of the trip includes transportation only. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Pick up and drop off location will be in the REC parking lot.

Residents: $32  |  Non-Residents: $37
Date: Thursday, November 18  |  Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Special Events

Track of Treats

Celebrate Halloween early with The REC. Join us on Friday, October 22 for the Track of Treats. Families are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes and parade around the walking trail at The REC. Decorated booths will be set up around the walking trail by local businesses and organizations waiting to hand out candy to families.

Date: Friday, October 22  |  Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Location: The REC  |  Cost: Free to Public
Ages: Families with children under 12

Vendors: If your family, business, or organization is interested in setting up a booth and handing out candy/goods in the Track of Treats contact The REC. Vendors are encouraged to decorate their booth.
Families: $15  |  Non-profit Organization: $25  |  Businesses: $50

Pumpkin Glow

Come join us for the great pumpkin glow!  The whole family is invited to participate, just pay $10 per pumpkin.  We will provide the pumpkins, carving tools and stencils.  Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Must Register by Friday, October 15.

Date: Wednesday, October 20  |  Time: 5:00-7:00PM
Location: The REC  |  Cost: $10 per pumpkin

Breakfast with Santa

Mrs. Claus and company are making breakfast for some of Santa’s closest friends. Register for Breakfast with Santa at The REC. Enrollment includes a catered breakfast, craft, visit with Santa, and a treat to take home.

Registration is limited and must be complete by December 3.

Resident: $10 Non-Resident: $15
Date: Saturday, December 11  |  Time: The REC

Family Gingerbread House Night

Bring your family to The REC for our Family Gingerbread house night. Families will receive materials to build their very own Gingerbread house. Choose to build a house of your very own style and design or follow directions from our models provided. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, December 15  |  Time: 5:00-7:00PM
Location: The REC  |  Cost: $10 per family

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