CARD is a recreation district featuring six parks, Arlington Greens Golf Course, Splash City Water Park, The Jaycee Sports Complex, and Willoughby Heritage Farm.
The McKendree MetroRecPlex is a new, full-service, state-of-the-art sports complex. The complex offers two NHL-sized ice rinks, an aquatic center fit with a 10 lane championship swimming pool, a contemporary fitness area and many other amenities. Memberships and daily passes can be purchased for use of the facility and all its features.
Located the corner of Scott Troy Rd and Hwy 50, our address is 205 Rec Plex Drive, O’Fallon, IL 62269.
The museum displays costumes, photographs, programs, letters, awards and mementos from Miss Dunhams career as a dancer, choreographer, teacher, writer and dance company owner. Admission is free and Hours Open by appointment.
The bright lights of Vegas have nothing on the Casino Queen, home of the loosest slots and the hottest table games in town. Hungry? The Queen has you covered from casual to fine dining. The best view is from the Casino Queen Hotel with available meeting space.
The world’s second tallest fountain is across from the Gateway Arch on the Mississippi riverfront. The 40 foot high Mississippi River Overlook platform provides a scenic view of the Geyser, the Mississippi River, and the Gateway Arch and skyline.
Harmony Park is a series of outdoor musical instruments, such as chimes and drums, that are each designed to make notes in harmony with each other when played. Harmony Park can be used by boys and girls, children and adults, and is accessible to those who may have disabilities. Harmony Park gives people of all ages the opportunity to work together to create something
This bridge is one of the world’s longest pedestrian/bicycle bridges and offers commanding views of the Mississippi River and a great perch for American Eagle watching. Years ago the bridge became very popular as the Route 66 bridge with a 45 degree right curve in the middle. The Bridge is the site of Eagle Days in January and other events.
Find camping, fishing, picnic areas, playgrounds, volleyball and over three miles of hiking trails. Controlled hunting, including pheasant is allowed at specific times of the year.
Celebrate world class art in October at this two-day juried exhibit and sale. This show features original works from 70+ artists in a wide range of art mediums. Enjoy demonstrations, food & drink and the Kids Kreations area.
Speed thrills at Gateway Motorsports Park! This flexible venue features regular activities on the 1/4 mile drag strip, 1.25 oval track, road racing course, Gateway Karting facility and so much more! A huge event schedule in 2017 includes the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in June, Indy Car in August and NHRA Midwest Nationals in September.
Four baseball/softball diamonds, five soccer fields or two football fields are featured. There is also a basketball court, skate park, concessions stand and a 2.7 mile walking trail.
This building has everything: cardio/weight room, indoor track, indoor acquatic center and a full-size gym for basketball or volleyball. Locker room and shower facilities available.
The 1836 Weir House is filled with an amazing display of artifacts representing local and county history with the recent addition of a historic research library.
A state-of-the-art indoor facility that houses the Pro-Batter PX2 Professional Baseball System. It combines major-league quality pitching with life-size images of actual pitchers throwing realistic pitches with pin-point accuracy that is adjustable for all age ranges and skills. Lessons and rental packages available. Call for more information.
Learn about the St. Louis area’s storied history of aviation and see Gus Grissom’s flight suit, a collection of TWA artifacts, and a 1941 bi-plane.
The Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum was founded in 1982 and was originally located at Creve Coeur Airport in St. Louis. Today the museum offers educational programs to foster the spirit of flight in today’s youth and in future generations.
The museum is open 10:00 am until 4:00 pm on Friday through Sunday.
For group information, please call.
Enjoy your favorite iconic American comfort food, made from scratch in-house, right here in the heart of Downtown Granite City.
Monday through Thursday: 11am – 9pm
Friday + Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Locks 26 and 27 are the largest locks in the inland waterway system. Lock 26 in Alton has a visitor’s center with river displays. Lock 27 located in Granite City is the only lock on the 8.4 mile, man made canal and is the most southerly located.
This 19-mile asphalt/oil & chip trail offers spectacular views of the Mississippi River and Clark Bridge while running along the river and canal, from Russel Commons Park in Alton to 20th Street in Granite City.
This is the largest prehistoric Indian city north of Mexico. Climb Monk’s Mound, see the film and lifesize village. Don’t miss annual events that focus on Native American culture. Cahokia Mounds is located on the Historic National Road.