Activities – The Rec

Activities

Senior Programs

Lunch Bunch

Join us on the first Thursday of the month in the Recreation 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.  Tickets for lunch must be purchased in advance.

$7 Per Day  |  Starts at 11am  |  Ages 55+

Mexican
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Fried Chicken
Thursday, June 6, 2019

Pulled Pork
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Pizza
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Bunco

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.

$2 Per Day  |  Starts at 10am  |  Ages 55+  |  at The REC

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Crafts

Come get crafty with Fairview Heights Parks & Recreation. We will be offering simple crafts that seniors will enjoy putting together with friends. Each craft will take roughly 1 hour to complete.

$4 Per Day  |  10am-11:30am  |  Ages 55+  |  at The REC

Memorial Day Craft
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Bottle Cap Wreath
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Baseball Flower Pot
Wednesday July 17, 2019

Sun Catchers
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

St. Louis Sweets & Treats

Hold on to your sweet tooth and hop on our bus!  We will embark on a journey to some of the most famous and delicious places sweets are offered in St. Louis.  First we will stop at Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate to receive a behind the scenes tour where they make their famous candies, the tour includes complimentary chocolate.  Next we will travel to Dad’s Cookie Company and Merb’s to learn about the history of each company and purchase some of their yummy treats.  After our share of sweets in the morning we will head to the Lemp Mansion for lunch.  You will be able to order off Lemp’s extensive lunch menu.  After lunch we will visit a few other local favorite places where people love to go get their sweets before we travel back home.  This trip will require a moderate amount of walking.  Lunch is not included in trip cost.  BUS WILL DEPART FROM THE NEW REC FACILITY

$36  |  8:30am-4:30pm  |  Ages 55+  |  at The REC

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Summer Camps

Evening Soccer Camps

Recreational Soccer Camp

June 25-28  |  Ages 5-10  |  6:00-8:00pm
at The REC Outdoor Soccer Field

Members – $50  |  Non Members – $65

Athletics Manager Herb Schuler and the REC FC staff teach participants the fundamentals of Soccer in a non-competitive environment. Players learn new skills each day, focusing on teamwork, dribbling, passing, and scoring.

Pro Academy Camp

June 25-28  |  Ages 7-14  |  6:00-8:00pm
at The REC Outdoor Soccer Field

Members – $50  |  Non Members – $65

Athletics Manager Herb Schuler and the REC FC staff teach participants the advanced Soccer techniques in a competitive environment. Players learn new skills each day, focusing on advanced passing techniques, dribbling moves and turns, and advanced scoring techniques.

Pro Academy Elite Camp

June 25-28  |  6:00-8:00pm
Currently in or entering High School
at The REC Outdoor Soccer Field

Members – $50  |  Non Members – $65

Athletics Manager Herb Schuler and the REC FC staff teach participants the advanced Soccer techniques in a competitive environment. Players will sharpen skills each day, focusing on advanced passing techniques, dribbling moves and turns, and advanced scoring techniques. The camp will also focus on speed, agility, and conditioning.

Daytime Sports Performance Academy

Speed Camp
For Kids

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Ages 5-8  |  10:00-10:45am
Gym – Court A

Members – $50  |  Non Members – $60

An introductory camp for any child that wants to gain quickness and become more agile. This class will provide the proper foundation for any young athlete.

June 17-28
July 8-19

Intermediate
Speed Camp

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Ages 9-11  |  11:00-11:45am
Gym – Court A

Members – $50  |  Non Members – $60

This camp will focus on Speed and Agility, Movement, and Coordination for any athlete that wants to excel. Movement and Coordination curriculum includes the following techniques: Hop, Run, Crawl, Jump, Skip, Dodge, Leap, Slide, Gallop, Roll, Walk. The Speed and Agility curriculum includes the following movements: Linear, Lateral, Multidirectional.

June 17-28
July 8-19

Advanced
Speed Camp

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Ages 12-14  |  1:00-1:45pm
Gym – Court A

Members – $50  |  Non Members – $60

This camp will focus on Speed and Agility, Movement, and Coordination for any athlete that wants to excel. Movement and Coordination curriculum includes the following techniques: Hop, Run, Crawl, Jump, Skip, Dodge, Leap, Slide, Gallop, Roll, Walk. The Speed and Agility curriculum includes the following movements: Linear, Lateral, Multidirectional. The Strength curriculum includes the following: Exercise Technique, Bodyweight, Med Balls, Stability Balls, Resistance Bands.

June 17-28
July 8-19

High School
Speed Camp

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
High School Age  |  2:00-2:45pm
Gym – Court A

Members – $50  |  Non Members – $60

This camp will focus on Speed and Agility, Movement, and Coordination for any athlete that wants to excel. Movement and Coordination curriculum includes the following techniques: Hop, Run, Crawl, Jump, Skip, Dodge, Leap, Slide, Gallop, Roll, Walk. The Speed and Agility curriculum includes the following movements: Linear, Lateral, Multidirectional. The Strength curriculum includes the following: Exercise Technique, Bodyweight, Med Balls, Stability Balls, Resistance Bands.

June 17-28
July 8-19

Lil Spikers Volleyball Camp

July 22-25
Grades 1-4  |  9:00-11:00am
Gym – Court A

Members – $60  |  Non Members – $75

Athletics Manager Herb Schuler and staff teach Little Spikers participants the fundamentals of Volleyball in a non-competitive environment. Players learn new skills each day, focusing on teamwork, bumping, setting, and serving.

Day Camps

Day Camp is held at Moody Park from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Before/After Care is available 7:00-9:00 am and 3:00-6:00 pm.

Each week includes a specific theme, a field trip, swimming, arts & crafts, outdoor games & fun food Fridays.

K-6th Grade  |  Monday – Friday
9:00 am -3:00 pm at Moody Park

Day Camp
Members $90  |  Non-Members $95

Extended Care
Members $30  |  Non-Members $35

Camp Kodiaks Got Talent

June 3-7

Wacky Water Week

June 10-14

Outer Space

June 17-21

Blast from the Past

June 24-28

Holiday Highlights

July 1-5

Superhero’s Save the Day

July 8-12

Safari Week

July 15-19

Kodiak Olympics

July 22-26

Camp Favorites

July 29-August 2

Special Events

Fishing Rodeo

August 31st  |  9am to Noon  |  $5.00

The Fairview Heights Fishing Rodeo is for children ages 5-13 years. The Fishing Rodeo is held at Everett Moody Park Lake from 9:00-11:00 a.m., but you want to arrive a little early to claim your spot. At 11:00 am all fishing must stop and fish will be weighed. Lunch will then be provided, and awards will be given to the winners.

The annual Kids Fishing Rodeo will be Saturday, August 31. Preregistration is required and can be done at the Fairview Heights Parks & Recreation Office or online. Thanks to the City of Fairview Heights and the Elks Lodge 664, every child will receive a participation medal, an attendance prize, and lunch. Registration deadline is Friday, August 23. Participants must be a resident of Fairview Heights.

Ice Cream Social

June 28th  |  6pm-8pm  |  Moody Park

Cool off with Parks and Recreation for our annual Ice Cream Social. This is free to Fairview Heights Residents and School Students only. Joining us will be the Fairview Heights Fire Department from 6-6:30. Ice Cream will be served from 6-8 p.m.

Midwest Salute to the Arts

August 23, 24, 25

Art, Food, and Fun for the entire family!

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