Activities – The Rec


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 make your reservation by Monday of the week meal is provided.

$7 Per Day  |  11am-1pm  |  Ages 50+
All Meals will take place in the Holland Room

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Soup, Salad, Sandwiches
Thursday, March 5, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020


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 50+  |  Holland Room at The REC

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Craft Day

Join us each month for a new craft.  We will create something decorative you will be able to take home and proudly display.  You must register for crafts one week prior to the craft date.

$4 per class  |  10am-12pm  |  Ages 50+  |  Recreation Room at City Hall

Scarf Wreath
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Sock Snowman
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Easter Egg Wreath
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tile Coaster
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Decorated Terra Cotta Pots
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Senior Cards Club

We are welcoming seniors to join our senior card club.  On the fourth Wed of every month we will be offering our Holland Meeting Room to seniors to get together and play cards with their friends.  If you don’t have a group of friends interested in playing cards, come on up and we will have friends waiting to play along.  We will provide a light snack for you to enjoy.

Fourth Wednesday of Every Month  |  10am-12pm  |  50+
Members $2
Non-Members $3
Holland Room





Spa Day

Pamper yourself, manicure, pedicure, message relax and enjoy.  Treat yourself to a morning of relaxation, snacks and friendship.  The ladies from Pure Beauty will provide all serves, we will be serving light snacks and drinks.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
10am-12pm  |  50+
Members $2
Non-Members $3
Holland Room

Valentine’s Day Sweet Exchange

Bring 4 dozen of your favorite treats you make to have a sweet swap. Cookies, brownies, cupcakes, candy.  After everyone has arrived we will nibble on treats and make plates to take home!  We will play fun Valentine’s games, have drinks, trays and wrap to make pretty take home trays. Come spend Valentine’s morning and share some love with us! Yes, staff will have a treat for you too!!

Friday, February 14
10am – 12pm | $5 | 50+

Senior Trip – Eagle Watching

We will be attending the Alton Bird Audubon where we will meet our guide, look through high powered scopes to see any water fowl, see a short movie about the birds in our area then go on a tour of the bird sanctuary.   Afterward we head up to Castelli’s at 255 for a wonderful lunch.  Then off to Argosy’s Casino to see how lucky we all are. Last but not least a quick stop at Duke’s bakery to grab some sweets to take home. Fee includes transportation, tour fees and lunch.  Must register by February 14th

Thursday February 20, 2020
10am-4pm  |  50+
Members $45
Non-Members $50
Meet Bus by Outdoor Track

Senior Trip – Dogwood-Azalea Festival

April showers bring May flowers, except at the Dogwood- Azalea Festival they are already here! We will be touring the town of Charleston, MO seeing the beautiful Dogwoods and azaleas. Through the day we will be touring the St. Henry Church, Warren Hearnes Museum, Joseph Moore Home and having a lovely lunch at the Southside Church.  Last stop in Charleston will be to the plant sale to pick up some flowers to take home.  On our way home we will be stopping at Lambert’s Home of the Throwed Rolls for dinner. So save room for some down home cooking and bring your glove to catch a high pitched roll.  This could be your chance to be scouted for the Cardinals next season with how well you catch those rolls.

Cost includes, transportation, lunch, museum fees, tour. Dinner at Lambert’s Not included

Thursday, April 16, 2020
8am – 8pm | 50+
Member/Resident $70
Non Member/Non-Resident $75

Senior Trip – The DAM, Cheese Tour

Do you like cheese, ice cream, SKI or Carlyle?    Let’s go see what’s going on in our neighboring county. We will start off at Macroot Jersey farm, see how they run this local cheese maker family farm. Than head down to see Carlyle Dam, the largest Il manmade lake. Than off to Breese to the Excel bottling plant to watch them make the famous Clinton County drink SKI. You can pick up your favorite soda while you’re there.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
7:30am – 4pm | 50+

Residents/Members $40
Non-Residents/Non-Members $45
Meet Bus by Outside Track

Special Events

Baby Fair

Saturday, February 29 | 9:00am-12:00pm
Ages 0-3
Members FREE
Non-Members $5

See if your little one has what it takes to be crowned champion in The First Rec Baby Crawl or Toddler Run at our Baby Fair! For an opportunity to be a part of our event please call 618-489-2040 or email

Baby Crawl
0-12 months

Toddler Run
1-2 years

Toddler Run
2-3 years

Easter Egg Hunt

April 4 | 11:00am
Ages 2-10 | FREE | Moody Park

Come out to Moody Park for our annual Easter Egg Hunt.  We will cover the knoll with over 8,000 eggs for children ages 2-10 to collect in their Easter Basket.  The event will happen rain or shine!  Be sure to arrive early, the eggs are collected within a matter of minutes.  If you are a business, please contact us if interested in sponsoring this event!

Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt

April 4 | 12:00pm
All Ages | FREE | Moody Park

Come out to Moody Park for our annual Special Needs Egg Hunt.  The event will happen rain or shine!  Be sure to arrive early, the eggs are collected within a matter of minutes.   If you are a business, please contact us if you’re interested in sponsoring this event!

Day Camps

Registration Opens Feb. 1

Week 1

Camp Kodiak’s Got Talent

Field Trip: Magic House

June 1 – 5

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 2

Safari Week

Field Trip: St. Louis Zoo

June 8 – 12

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 3

Outer Space

Field Trip: St. Louis Science Center

June 15 – 19

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 4

Blast from the Past

Field Trip: Skating

June 22 – 26

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 5

Holiday Highlights

Field Trip: Movie Theater

June 29 – July 2

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 6

Superheroes Save the Day

Field Trip: Edison’s

July 6 – July 10

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 7

Kodiak Olympics

Field Trip: Edison’s

July 13 – July 17

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 8

Wacky Water Week

Field Trip: Aquaport

July 20 – July 24

Members $90
Non-Members $95

Week 9

Camp Favorites

Field Trip: St. Louis Aquarium

July 27 – July 31

Members $90
Non-Members $95

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