Thursdays Hatha Yoga Classes  at the Activity Center.

07/10/2015: Tunes on Tap at Splash City!  Splash is hosting an adult-night at the park.  So call up the babysitter, parents, and head on out to Splash for some great music.

07/07/2015 Walk Back Into Nature Join the folks from Willoughby Farm for a free guided nature hike around the Arlington Wetlands.

07/08/2015 Movin' and Groovin' is back for ages 1 to 3!  Let's get your youngster into the groove with all sorts of fun!

07/18/2015 Dash 'n Splash!  Sign up now by heading over to the Splash City homepage!

08/12/2015 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!

Swimming lessons at Splash City: Swim classes for children ages 3 months to 14 years old.  Private lessons are available for all ages. 
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T-shirt deadline extended for Dash 'n Splash 5K Fun Run
Thursday, July 02, 2015
The Dash 'n Splash 5K Fun Run being hosted at Splash City on July 18th has had an extension on T-shirt orders until July 9th!  Sign up today and get your spot at the starting line!

Bridge on Summit Ave. now OPEN!
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
The bridge at the North end of Summit Ave. is now open!  You can now get to Willoughby Farm from Beltline Ave without trouble. 

Tunes on Tap at Splash City July 10th
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Come on out to Splash City at 7:30 pm on July 10th for live music, water slides, and drinks by the pool.   This event is for adults 21 and up.  For more info check out the Tunes on Tap event page.

Sign Up For Dash 'n Splash Today!
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Our annual Dash 'n Splash 5K Fun Run is now available for sign up!  Participants will get entry to a timed run with awards for top times, T-shirt, goodie bag, and entry to an after party inside Splash City with food and music!  Guest passes for the party are available at addtional cost. Sign up now!

Dog Night at Willoughby Farm Moved to August 12th!
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
ATTENTION:  Dog Night is no longer on June 17th. Due to weather conditions we're postponing Dog Night at Willoughby Farm until August 12th.  We're sorry, pup lovers!  We'll see you then!

Regular Board Meeting on June 16th, 2015
Sunday, June 14, 2015
The regular meeting for the CARD Board of Commissioners will be held on June 16th in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activty Center at 6:30 pm.  Click Here to view the agenda.

Notice of Meeting for Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
Friday, June 05, 2015
The annual Committee-of-the-Whole Board Meeting for CARD Comissioners will be held on Tuesday, June 9th, at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view the agenda.

Horseradish Festival at Woodland Park this Weekend!
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Come find us this Saturday at the annual International Horseradish Festival being held in Woodland park this weekend!  We're going to have a free raffle and other give aways and promos.  See you there!

Karate classes start June 15th!
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Hey everyone!  Karate I and II start back up on June 15th!  Be sure you're signed up for this fantastic program where you can learn traditional Shorin-ryu style karate! Sign up now!

Calling all Bands!
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
We're looking for people willing to compete for the chance at $200 and other fun prizes in our Battle of the Bands compettion at Splash City on July 26th.  Head on over to Splash City for details!

CARD Activity Center closed Monday, May 25th
Saturday, May 23, 2015
To commemorate Memorial Day the CARD Administrative Offices and Activity Center will be closed.  No classes will be held.

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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