Activities – The Rec

Day Camps

Camp Kodiak

Registration Open!
June 1 – July 30  |  9:00am – 3:00pm  |  Ages 5-13



Resident Pricing | $95 per week

Non-Resident Pricing | $105 per week


Monday, Wednesday, Friday | Moody Park, Pav. #5

Tuesday, Thursday | The REC

Counselors in Training

CIT’s assist counselors with daily activities during camp. For more information, please contact Fairview Heights Parks & Recreation.

Ages: 13 – 16
Resident Pricing: $20 per week
Non-Resident Pricing: $25 per week

Extended Care
7:00 – 9:00 am & 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Resident Pricing | $30 per week

Non-Resident Pricing | $40 per week

Week 8

Wacky Water Week

July 19 – 23

Week 9

Camp Favorites

July 26 – 30

Membership Promotions

End of Summer Bash

Enjoy an end of summer celebration with bounce houses, unlimited Clip ‘N Climb, and a pool party!

Member: $5  |  Non-Member: $15
Date: Friday, August 27  | 
Time: 4:00-8:00PM
Location: The REC  |  Ages: all ages

Fall Vendor Market

We will have vendors from the local area there to sell their products ranging from baked goods to flowers to art. Come and stroll through the pop up market and see what locally sourced goods you can find!

Date: Saturday, October 2  |  Time: 9:00AM-1:00PM
Cost: FREE  |  Location: The REC  |  Ages: all ages

Vendors: For an opportunity to be a part of our event
please call 618-489-2040 or email

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

Murals & Moscato

Travel with us to the City of Murals in Cuba, Missouri. While we are in Cuba we will drive down the city streets to see the historic murals painted on the local business walls. We will also stop at the local Amish bakery if you’d like to buy some fresh baked goods, then we will eat lunch at Frisco’s Grill and Pub. After lunch we will travel to St. James, Missouri to visit 3 local wineries and enjoy complimentary wine tasting. The cost of the trip includes transportation. Pick up and drop off location will be in The REC parking lot.

Residents: $70  |  Non-Residents: $75
Date: Thursday, September 23  |  Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

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

Ice Cream Social

Come to The REC for Free Ice Cream on Friday, August 27. Fairview Heights Parks & Recreation staff will be scooping ice cream with a smile for guests of the REC.

Date: Friday, August 27  |  Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Location: The REC  |  Residents: FREE
Ages: All

Fishing Rodeo

The Fairview Heights Fishing Rodeo will take place at Lake Mitchell in Moody Park on Saturday, September 11. Participants may fish from 9:00-11:00 am. All participants must stop fishing by 11:00 am and have their fish weighed. Lunch will be provided by Fairview Heights Elks Lodge #664.

EVENT NOTE: Weigh in and calculations may take up to an hour. During that time participants may eat lunch, receive their complimentary gift bag, and fish for fun while results are being calculated.

Resident: $10  |  Non-Resident: $15
Date: Saturday, September 11  |  Location: Moody Park
Ages: 5-13

Fall Festival

Join us at Moody Park for our Fall Festival. Enjoy live music, food vendors, games and rides. Games, crafts and ride tickets can be purchased by cash only.

Monster Egg Hunt will be held at 2:00PM on the North Baseball Field.

Tribouts will provide the rides and inflatables.
Inflatables $1.00 | Rides $2.00 | Armband $20.00

Dates: Saturday, October 9  |  Time: 1:00-6:00pm
Location: Moody Park

Interested in being a vendor
 Please contact The REC (618) 489-2040

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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