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.
You can join one of many tournaments on the Air-ball fields, or if that’s not your style, try hunting down your buddies on one of our many woods-ball fields! Open play packages and parties are available, too.
The Preserve is an old growth forest remnant set in the sinkhole plain between Millstadt and Columbia. The Homer F. Stemler Memorial Walking Trail offers over 2 miles of hiking with 12 interpretive points.
Each bottle of vodka, whiskeys and bourbon begins with the grains grown on this 8th generation family farm. Add the water from the spring fed aquifer for a truly delicious farm to glass drink. The distillery is open for tastings and tours with seasonal hours. Tours last about thirty minutes. You must be 21 or older to taste – even to dip a finger in the brew – but children may tour if accompanied by an adult.
Tucked away on 45 wooded acres, the natural serenity at this facility provides opportunities for study, reflection and renewal. Six conference rooms and sleeping for 100-120 are available.
The Bistro gives new meaning to the phrase dinner and a movie for patrons 21 years and up. Enjoy tableside service from the on-call wait staff, leather recliners and food & cocktail menus while seeing first-run movies. General admission screens come with comfortable seating in a small theater setting.
This campus houses two gyms within the Lynx Arena. The main gym holds up to 1,000 and has the capability of hosting basketball and volleyball games. The recreation gym may be partitioned into three separate spaces and can hold four volleyball games and two basketball games at one time. The campus also has a full size outdoor soccer facility, tennis courts and a newly renovated football stadium, which can seat up to 4,000 spectators.
Belleville has 20+ parks with 200+ acres of parkland, ball diamonds, batting cages, concessions, grandstand seating for 300 and numerous playgrounds, walking and biking trails. Enjoy the New Bicentennial Park, celebrating Belleville’s 200th Anniversary in 2014.
An actual 35.25 ft. long steel column, weighing 7,100 lbs. from one of the fallen World Trade Center towers is a signature feature of the memorial. A timeline tells of the events of 9/11 including the Twin Towers, Pentagon and Flight 93.
The City of Columbia has renovated historic Shoemaker School into a mulch-faceted facility that includes the Monroe County Welcome Center, the One Room School Commemorative Plaza and the Shoemaker School Museum, which partially recreates the building’s use in the mid-19th century. Wed.-Sat. 9a.m. – 4 p.m., Sun. 12:30p.m. – 4p.m.
Enjoy a unique atmosphere and menu inside or in the beer garden that compliments the beers. There’s something to suit every taste from light to sweet to heavy and bitter.
The extensive historic collection, housed in an 1837 German street house, focuses on the stove, agricultural, stencil, cigar, glass making and manufacturing industries of the 20th century, including an 1895 Harrison Steam Engine. Open Saturday, 10am – 2pm and by appointment.