Tuesdays Open Art Classes Join us and learn to make the comic inside come to life.

Pre-K Nature Day for ages 3 - 6 with parent or guardian.  Bring your youngster out to the farm to have fun and learn about nature!

Hatha Yoga Classes  at the Activity Center.

Mondays and Thursdays Totally Tots! For ages 1-4. It's totally fun!

05/23/2015 Splash City OPENING DAY!!! Make sure you're there! And check out their Facebook page for deals and promos!

06/17/2015 Dog Night at the Farm! It's time to give back to our canine companions by having a day just for them at the Farm!

06/26/2015 Battle of the Bands at Splash City.  If your local band wants to compete for the $200 cash prize then head on over to the Splash City events page for details on entering!
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CARD Activity Center/Administrative Office: 8:30am-5pm, Monday- Friday except on days when classes are held.
Collinsville Area Recreation District  | 10 Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL. 62234 |
Phone: 618.346.7529  | Fax: 618.346.7530 | Program Cancellation & Facility Closure Hotline: 618.301.3920 | E-mail Us
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Notice of Meeting Agenda for May 19th
Sunday, May 17, 2015
The monthly board meeting for CARD will be held at the Activity Center in rooms 3 and 4 at 6:30 pm.  To view the agenda click here.

Notice of Budget Heariing for the Board of Comissioners.
Saturday, May 09, 2015
The annual budget hearing for the Collinsville Area Recreation District Board of Comissioners is set to take place on May 19th at 6:30 pm.  The meeting will be held in rooms 3 and 4 of the CARD Activity Center.  To view the notice click here.

Don't Forget about Spring Farm Day this Saturday!
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Hey everyone!  Don't forget about Spring Farm Day this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm!  Read up on everything happening with the event on the Willoughby Farm  Facebook page!

Now Hiring Pre-K Camp Instructor Assistant
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
We're looking for an assistant to help run our Pre-K Camp programs!  If you love kids and have a great attitude then be sure to apply today!  Click here for details.

Update to Finance Page
Monday, May 04, 2015
The Claims And Accounts Form and Treasurer's Report for January 2015 are now available for view on the District Finances Page.

Calling All Models!
Sunday, May 03, 2015
We're looking for models to take part in a just-for-fun Fashion Show at our Mother-Daughter ParTea this Friday, May 8th!  If you're interested contact us at and put "Fashion Show" in the subject line!

Update to Meetings Page
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Release notes for Board Meetings page:  Meeting minutes for January 22 2015, February 17th 2015, and March 17th 2015 have been posted.  You can view forms on the board meetings page.

Budget Appropriations for 2015-2016
Monday, April 20, 2015
The 2015-2016 Budget and Appropriations Draft is now available.  Click here to view the file.

Notice of Board Meeting for April 21st
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Our monthly meeting of the Collinsville Area Recreation District Board of Commissioners will be held at the Activity Center on April 21st at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 and 4.  Click here to view the agenda.

Pitch Hit and Run Event this Saturday!
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Whoa!  It's almost time for our Pitch-Hit-and-Run event!  Be sure to show up this Saturday from 10 am to 12:30 pm to compete! Click here for details.

Don't Forget About Crafts Class This Friday!
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Hey everyone, don't forget about our Freshen Up Your Garden Crafts Class taking place this Friday!  Check it out!

CARD Activity Center Closed April 3rd for Good Friday
Thursday, April 02, 2015
We'll be closed Friday, April 3rd for Good Friday.  Have a great weekend and a happy Easter, everyone!  We'll see you on Monday!

No Drop-In Art on March 31st
Monday, March 30, 2015
Look out!  We're not having our drop-in art class this Tuesday; but don't worry, we'll be back week!

Looking for Vendors for Willoughby Farm Events!
Thursday, March 26, 2015
We're looking for Vendors for our Spring Farm Day celebration on May 9th and our Dog Night Out at the Farm On June 17th.  You can view the applications Here and Here

Budget and Appropriations for 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Ordinance 15-2: Budget and Appropriations for 2014-2015 are now available.  View the file.

Activity Center Closed from 9 am to 10:30 am on March 19th
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
We're flipping the switch!  Our solar array is set to go live on Thursday! Unfortunately that means our Activity Center will be down for about an hour.  We'll be opening late at\ 10:30 am. Thank you all for your patience.

No Totally Tots on Thursday, March 19th
Monday, March 16, 2015
Hey Tots and full-blown Potatoes: there's no Totally Tots Playtime this Thursday due to building maintenance.  We'll be back on schedule next week!

Board Meeting Notice
Sunday, March 15, 2015
The monthly meeting for the Board of Commissioners is set for Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30 PM in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activity Center. View the Agenda.

Breakfast With the Bunny Tickets Now Available!
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
That's right!  It's time for Breakfast With the Bunny again!  This year's event will be held at Ravanelli's Restaurant in Collinsville on March 21st.  Order tickets now!

Daddy Daughter Date Night Tickets Still Available!
Monday, February 23, 2015
Hey everyone!  We still have a few tickets left for Daddy Daughter Date Night!  You can purchase tickes over the phone at (618)346-7529.  Tickets will be on sale through Wednesday, February 25th.

Early Registration Deadlines Coming Up
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Early registration rates end for Intro to Dance, Modern Dance, Movin' and Groovin', and Beginning Tumblings on Wednesday, February 25th, this week!  Sign up now and save on the next set of classes!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
From now thru Thursday, February 19th, you can sign up for Cookie Canvas for KIDS: Monster Cookies and bring a friend for absolutely FREE! Click for details.

Cookie Canvas Price Drop
Monday, February 09, 2015
Hey everyone! Cookie Canvas and Cookie Canvas for KIDS! just dropped in price!  Adults can now sign up for $12 if you're a non-resident and just $10 for residents! And kids now just pay $10 and $8! Wow! That's a 50% savings!

New Classes Added to Programs
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Say hello to Intro to Dance and Modern Dance; two classes that will teach you different techniques for a broader range of dancing genres.

Class Cancellation Notice
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Weather Closing Notice:  No classes will be held the night of February 4th at the CARD Activity Center.

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