The meeting will be held in the Multipurpose Room on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre.
O'fallon Parks And Recreation
Friday, May 17, 2013
City staff is working with an engineering firm to decide the best location in Civic Park to build a new facility and take a look at the possibility of expanding or enclosing portions of Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center.
Crews began tearing down O'Fallon's old Civic Hall building Thursday. The O'Fallon City Council decided last April that the condemned building should be replaced and not renovated. O’Fallon Director of Parks and Recreation Cindy Springer said city staff is working with an engineering firm to decide the best location in Civic Park to build a new facility and take a look at the possibility of expanding or enclosing portions of Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center. The city hopes to have a final design by June, along with cost estimates. No date is yet identified for construction to begin. A citizen survey of the new projects—including the justice center and O'Day Park—is planned for May or June. Results of the survey may affect ballot options …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Residents previously expressed concerns regarding noise in the park, people cutting through yards and proposed lighting.
O’Fallon Parks and Recreation staff recently took steps to address several concerns some residents expressed regarding the new Westhoff Skate Park. The park, located in Westhoff Park at the entrance near T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Cool Springs Industrial Drive, opened in November 2012. O'Fallon City Council approved the $399,176.46 construction contract with Hardcore Shotcrete Skateparks in July 2012 and construction began in August. The O'Fallon Parks and Recreation Department worked on the project for nearly two years. When the city upgraded their Parks and Recreation Master Plan in 2009 and asked residents to share thoughts for improvements, residents responded with requests for a skate park. The city hosted several public meetings in …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Parks Director Cindy Springer outlined new changes and additions for O'Fallon parks in 2013.
In a city video, O'Fallon Parks Director Cindy Springer talked about changes and additions to the city's parks for 2013. Among the changes are:
Friday, February 8, 2013
The new O'Fallon Parks and Recreation and Renaud Spirit Center sites debuted on Thursday.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Kids can visit with Santa and enjoy holiday-themed activities and games, too, at three O’Fallon Parks and Recreation Department programs.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Participants must register in advance no later than Friday, Oct. 12.
If you're an adult who still loves Halloween, you can get in the spirit with O'Fallon's Haunted Park Hunt. The adult scavenger hunt for ages 21 and older is in Dames Park in O'Fallon from 7–10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19. Participants must register in advance no later than Friday, Oct. 12. No registration will be taken at the gate. All you need is some friends and a flashlight to enjoy the haunted happening. Two-person teams compete to be the first in deciphering clues to win prizes. Cost is $15 for O’Fallon residents and $18 for non-residents. Register: Contact Volunteer Services at 636-379-5507, or email@example.com to lend a helping hand at this event.
Friday, September 7, 2012
The park under construction in Westhoff Park at the entrance near T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Cool Springs Industrial Drive is expected to be complete by early December.
Editor's Note: This article was updated at 8:15 a.m. with the correct size of the skate park. O’Fallon skaters and bikers will have a new place to ride before the end of the year. A skate park is under construction in Westhoff Park at the entrance near T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Cool Springs Industrial Drive. The Westhoff Plaza park will be made of concrete and measure around 10,600 square feet in size, with street and bowl skateboarding features. According to O'Fallon Public Relations Director Tom Drabelle, construction is expected to be complete around Thanksgiving or early December. O'Fallon City Council approved the $399,176.46 construction contract with Hardcore Shotcrete Skateparks at the July 12 meeting and construction began in …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
The cost is $15 per person through Sept. 6 and $18 per person through Oct. 10.
Kick-off the fall season by putting on a creative costume and participating in O'Fallon's 10th annual Fall Fest 5K. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The 3.1 mile race starts and ends at the O’Fallon City Hall, 100 North Main St. Complimentary snacks and beverages are served after the race, with an awards ceremony beginning at 8:30 a.m. The race offers something for the whole family. O’Fallon’s Fall Fest 5K Divisions The Fall Costume Contest is open to all participants. Visit the city website for more information. Registration Information: For more information, contact Jennifer Hoisington at 636-379-5605 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The city is also searching for volunteers to help with the Fall Fest 5K race. Contact …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Bring a blanket or lawn chair to see the "Smurfs" from 8-11 p.m.
As the day cools down, head to the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC) for an outdoor family movie on Thursday. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to see the Smurfs. The event runs from 8-11 p.m. Kids activities will be available before the movie, which begins at 9 p.m. Admission is free, but a ticket is required, so make sure to register. Call 636-474-2732 for more information.