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Tuesdays Drop-in Pickleball at Glidden Park Tennis Courts. Come and play for just $2 per person.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
Hatha Yoga Classes  at the Activity Center. $3 per session; try our new 10-pack and get a free class on your 11th visit!

08/13/2016 Splash City is open weekends only until closing day on Monday, September 5th.

08/22/2016 Open Volleyball starts back up at Dorris Intermediate School every Monday!

09/07/2016
Dance & Tumbling classes start.  Sign up now!.

Summer Camps and Peewee Camps for kids 3 to 13.  Sign up for 3 camps and get the 4th FREE!
CARD Activity Center/Administrative Office 8:30am-5pm Mon- Fri except on days when classes are held.
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Here's what's happening at CARD
New Meeting Minutes Added
Friday, August 26, 2016
The Meetings Page has been updated with the minutes from July 19th, 2016 and August 9th, 2016.  Click here to visit the meeting minutes page.

Arlington Greens & Splash City Voted People's Choice 2016!
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Thanks to all of our loyal patrons and customers, both Arlington Greens Golf Course and Splash City Water Park won People's Choice in 2016 for Golf Courses and Water Parks.  Thanks to everyone for your years of support!  Read the complete list.

Notice of Board Meeting for August 16th, 2016
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Our monthly meeting of the Collinsville Area Recreation District Board of Commissioners will be held at the Activity Center on August 16th at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 and 4.  Click here to view the agenda.


Finance Page Update
Friday, August 12, 2016
The Finance page has been updated with copies of Ordinances 16-1, 16-2, 16-3, & 16-4.

Notice of Special Meeting to be Held August 9th, 2016
Thursday, August 04, 2016
A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners at CARD is scheduled to be held at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 & 4 of the Activity Center on August 9th, 2016.  Click here to view a copy of the agenda.

Meeting Minutes for June 21st, 2016 Now Available
Saturday, July 30, 2016
The Meetings Page has been updated with the minutes from the Monthly Board Meeting that was held on June 21st, 2016..

Hiring Notice for CARD Recreation Department
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
CARD is seeking a Softball Umpire to help umpire our Late-Summer Co-Ed Softball League.  Interested parties should submit an application at the CARD Activity Center located at 10 Gateway Dr. in Collinsville, IL.

Notice of Meeting Agenda for July 19th
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The monthly meeting for the Board of Commissioners at CARD is to be held on July 19th in rooms 3 & 4 of the Activity Center.  The meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30 pm.  Click here to view the agenda.

Updates to Meetings Page
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Meeting Minutes for the Board of Commissioners' Regular Monthly Meetings for March 2016 and May 2016 are now available for viewing on our Meetings page.

Notice of Meeting Agenda for June 21st
Saturday, June 18, 2016
The monthly meeting for the Board of Commissioners is set for Tuesday, June 21st at 6:30 PM in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activity Center. Click here to view the agenda or visit the Meeting Minutes Page.


Event Cancellation: Dog Night at the Farm
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Willoughby Farm's Dog Night has been cancelled due to a heat advisory.  A new date will be set shortly.  We aplogize for the short notice.

Release Notes for June 7th., 2016
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
The Tentative Budget for the 2016-2017 Fiscal year is now available for view.  Please visit the Finances page to see the release notes.

Hiring Peewee Camp Director
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
CARD is seeking a Peewee Camp Director to help run our PeeWee Camp Programs this summer.  Interested parties should fill out an application and turn it in to the Activity Center front desk at 10 Gateway Dr. in Collinsville. Visit our employment page for details.

Notice of Regular Board Meeting for Tuesday, May 17th
Sunday, May 15, 2016
The next regular meeting for the Board of Comissioners at CARD is scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th at 6:30 pm.  The meeting will take place in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view the agenda.

Looking for Vendors for Dog Night!
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Willoughby Farm's next event, Dog Night at the Farm, is on June 15th.  If you're interested in being a vendor for this event please visit the event page and have a look at the vendor application form.  If you have questions please call (618)346-7529.

Class Cancellation Notice!
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Hatha Yoga has been cancelled for this Thursday, May 5th.  The next regular session is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10th.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Hiring Notice!
Sunday, May 01, 2016
CARD is currently seeking part-time positions to fill our Farm Worker and Custodian positions.  Please check the Employment Page for details on all job openings at CARD and its affiliate facilities.

Notice of Meeting Agenda for April 19th, 2016
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Park Commissioners of the Collinsville Area Recreation District, Madison and St. Clair Counties, Illinois (the “Park Board”) will hold the regular monthly meeting of the Park Board on the 19th day of April, 2016 at 6:30 o’clock P.M., at the District Office, located at 10 Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234.
Click to View the Agenda in PDF format.


CARD is Hiring!
Thursday, April 14, 2016
We're currently looking for a seasonal Day Camp Director to help run our Summer and Peewee Camp programs!  Interested parties are asked to fill out an application form and bring it to the CARD Activity Center located at 10 Gateway Dr. in Collinsville.

Notice of Special Meeting on April 5th, 2016
Saturday, April 02, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Park Commissioners of the Collinsville Area Recreation District, Madison and St. Clair Counties, Illinois (the “Park Board”) will hold a special meeting of the Park Board on the 5th day of April, 2016 at 7:00 o’clock P.M., at the District Office, located at 10 Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234.
Click to View the Agenda in PDF format.


Cancellation Notice - No Yoga Tonight, March 22nd
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Our Drop-In Yoga class is cancelled for tonight.  The next session is scheduled for Thursday, March 24th.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Board Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, March 15th
Sunday, March 13, 2016
The next regular board meeting for CARD Commissioners will take place Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 & 4 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view the agenda.

Notice of Public Hearing to be held on March 15th
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Public notice is hereby given that CARD will hold a public hearing on March 15th, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Activity Center.  The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comments on the proposal to sell general obligation park bonds.  View the full notice here.

Notice of Special Meeting for February 29th
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Notice of a Special Meeting for the Board for Commissioners at CARD:  This meeting will take place at 7:00 pm on Monday, February 29th in rooms 1 & 2 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view the agenda.

Release Notes for February 25th
Thursday, February 25, 2016
The Regular Meeting Minutes for January 19th, 2016 are now available for viewing on our board meetings page.

Yoga now on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Yoga is now every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6 to 7 pm and is still just $3 a session.  Drop on by the AC and let's get healthy together!

CARD is Hiring!
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
We're looking for Camp Counselors to help assist our Camp Coordinators this summer!  Check our employment page for details.

Notice of Meeting Agenda for February 16th, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Our next monthly board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 16th at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 & 4 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view the agenda.

Chair and Table Rentals Now Available at Willoughby!
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
We're pleased to announce that Willoughby Farm now offers table and chair rentals for your events out at the Farm.  To see pricing please visit our Farm Rental page.

Meetings Page Update
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Meeting minutes for December 15th and December 7th, 2015 have been added to the Meeting Minutes page.

Notice of Regular Board Meeting
Sunday, January 17, 2016
The regular monthly meeting for the Board of Commissioners at CARD is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January 19th, at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 & 4 of the Activity Center.  To view a copy of the agenda please click here.

Request for Qualifications & Letters of Interest for Attorney Services
Sunday, December 20, 2015
CARD is seeking a law firm or an individual attorney to provide Park District Attorney services.  For details click here.

Notice of Regular Monthly Board Meeting on Dec 15th
Sunday, December 13, 2015
The regular monthly meeting for the Board of Commissioners at CARD is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, December 15th at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 & 4 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view the agenda online.

Notice of Special Meeting for Monday, December 7th
Friday, December 04, 2015
A special meeting for the Board of Commissioners at CARD has been scheduled for Monday, December 7th at 6:30 pm in room 1 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view a copy of the agenda.

Notice of Special Meeting for November 25th
Monday, November 23, 2015
A special meeting for the Board of Commissioners at CARD will be held on November 25th in Room 1 of the Activity Center at 6:00 pm.  Click here to view a copy of the agenda.

Board Meeting Notice for November 17th
Monday, November 16, 2015
The regular monthly meeting for the Board of Commissioners at CARD will be held on Tuesday, November 17th at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activity Center.  Click here to view a copy of the agenda.

Revised Special Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
A revised copy of the Special Meeting taking place on November 5th can be found here.

Notice of Special Meeting for November 5th
Monday, November 02, 2015
A special meeting for CARD's board of Commissioners is to be held on November 5th at 5:30 pm.  The meeting will be held in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activity Center.  Edit: This agenda has been revised .  Click here to view the new agenda.

2015 Toy Drive
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
We're looking for donations for kids (newborns to 15 years old).  Anyone who donates is eligible for a 25% off discount for any classes starting in November and January.  All donatons will go to help the Collinsville Food Pantry.  Donations must be made by December 14th.  View the flyer.

Board Meeting to Be Held Oct 20th at the Activity Center
Sunday, October 18, 2015
The monthly meeting for  CARD's Board of Commissioners is scheduled for October 20th in room 3 of the Activity Center.  Meetings are open to the public and offer you a chance to see what's going on in the district.  Want to voice a concern or let us know we're doing a good job?  You can do so during our public comments section!  View the agenda.

Special Board Meeting Scheduled for October 13th
Friday, October 09, 2015
A special meeting for CARD's board of commissioners is scheduled to be held on Octber 13th.  Click here to view the agenda.

Drop-in Hatha Yoga now just $3 a session!
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Our Hatha Yoga class is now just $3 per session every Thursday from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Activity Center.

Last Day For Volleyball League Sign Ups
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The last day for our Fall Volleyball League sign-ups is Friday, September 25th!  Get your team registered before 5 pm if you'd like to complete!  Details.

Internship Opportunities at CARD!
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Interested in a career in recreation?  We're looking for qualified students for a 2016 internship opportunity!  Check out the employment page for details.

Co-Rec Volleyball League Sign Up Date Extension
Monday, September 14, 2015
The sign-up date for our Co-Rec Volleyball League has been extended to September 25th.  Sign your team up now for competitive play starting October 1st every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Dorris Intermediate School Gym.

Meeting Agenda for September 15th at the Actviity Center
Sunday, September 13, 2015
The monthly meeting for the board of commissioners is being held on Tuesday, September 15th at the Activity Center starting at 6:30 pm.  You can view the agenda in PDF format here.

Modern Dance & Intro to Dance Classes Cancelled this Week
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Cancellation Notice: Intro To Dance and Modern Dance class are cancelled this week  Make-up days will be set shortly.  Sorry, everyone!

No Open Pickleball at Glidden Tonight
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Cancellation Notice: Due to weather there will be no Open Pickelball at Glidden Park tonight.  The next session is scheduled for Tuesday, September 15th.

Notice of Publing Hearing Regarding Selling of Bonds for CARD
Sunday, September 06, 2015
A bond meeting will be held on September 15th at the Activity Center starting at 6:30 PM.  To view the notice please click here.

CARD Activity Center Closed Labor Day
Saturday, September 05, 2015
The CARD Activity Center will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

Splash City Closing Day on September 7th
Sunday, August 30, 2015
We encourage everyone to come out to Splash City next weekend as we bring our 2015 season to a close.  We'll be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 11 am to 7 pm.  Come on out and join the fun as we send summer off with a Splash!

Monthly Board Meeting on August 20th
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Schedule Change: The monthly meeting for the Board of Commissioners at CARD has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 20th.  The meeting will be held at the Activity Center at 6:30 pm. Click here to view the agenda in pdf format.

New Programs and Events Coming this Fall
Thursday, August 06, 2015
We've got some new items coming up in September!  If you're interested in art then check out our new Art & Illustration class.  Want to stay active after summer is over?  Try our drop-in Volleyball or Pickleball classes.

Monthly Board Meeting to be held on August 4th
Sunday, August 02, 2015
A special meeting of CARD's board of commissioners is to be held on August 4th at 6:30 pm in rooms 3 and 4 of the Activity Center.  To view the agenda click here.

Seeking Volleyball League rReferee for Fall Season
Thursday, July 30, 2015
We're looking for applicants for the Fall 2015 Volleyball League.  You can view the position requirements on our employment page.

Canned Good Dive at Splash City on August 5th
Thursday, July 30, 2015
On August 5th Splash City Water Park is holding a Canned Good Drive to benefit the Collinsville Food Pantry.  For every can someone brings before 4 pm they get $1 off entry (max of $4 per person). View the flyer.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Form a team and serve up some competition in our Fall Volleyball League!  Rules, Regulations, and Registration information can be found on our Leagues Page.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Karate I and Karate II classes start on August 3rd.  Sign up info can be found on our Programs Page.

Blood drive on August 4th, 2015 from 2-5pm at the Activity Center
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive at our Activity Center on August 4th from 2 to 5 pm.  Help save a life with us (and score some FREE COOKIES!) View the flyer.

Date Change for Splash City Pass Holder Night!
Monday, July 20, 2015
Event Date Change: The Season Pass Holder Night at Splash City Water Park has been rescheduled for July 28th from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  We are sorry for the short notice!

Agenda for Board Meeting on July 21st, 2015
Saturday, July 18, 2015
The monthly board meeting for the Collinsville Area Recreation District board of comissioners will be held on July 21st in rooms 3 & 4 of the Activity Center at 6:30 pm.  Click to view the meeting agenda.

Walk Back Into Nature on July 14th Cancelled
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Attention:  Due to a heat advisory we've had to cancel our Walk Back Into Nature on July 14th at Willoughby Farm.  Stay cool out there!

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 info@collinsvillerec.com 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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