he park is located in Westhoff Park at the entrance near T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Cool Springs Industrial Drive.
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Friday, November 16, 2012
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The park is located in Westhoff Park at the entrance near T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Cool Springs Industrial Drive.
Local skaters and bikers will have a new place to ride in O'Fallon next week. A skate park under construction in Westhoff Park at the entrance near T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Cool Springs Industrial Drive will open to the public next Saturday. The Westhoff Plaza park is made of concrete and measure around 10,600 square feet in size, with street and bowl skateboarding features. The City of O’Fallon’s grand opening for the park is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event will feature: O'Fallon City Council approved the $399,176.46 construction contract with Hardcore Shotcrete Skateparks at the July 12 meeting and construction began in August. The O'Fallon Parks and Recreation Department has worked on the project for …
Friday, September 7, 2012
As the weather cools down, O'Fallon Parks still have plenty of events to let you enjoy the outdoors.
The pool may be closed, but as summer winds down, O'Fallon Parks still offer a wide variety of sports, activities and events for residents to get outside. Upcoming Events: For more information, watch the YouTube video by O'FallonTV. You can also check out the city website calendar or the Renaud Spirit Center site.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The entry fee through May 4 is $20 for ages 14 and younger and $25 for ages 15 and older.
The O'Fallon Parks and Recreation Department is hosting some family Cinco de Mayo fun this weekend with the RSC Fiesta 5K Run/Walk. Ty Joyce, recreation fitness specialist, said proceeds from the event held on Saturday, May 5 at the Renaud Spirit Center will benefit O'Fallon parks. "We have had our 5K annually for about the last five years, but this is the first year for the Cinco de mayo 5K!" Joyce said. This year, participants are also encouraged to enter a Cinco de Mayo costume contest. Joyce said participants are welcome to wear sombreros, ponchos or any other gear that represents the spirit of Cinco de Mayo. Prizes will be awarded for for the top three costumes. Register for the RSC Fiesta 5K online or call 636-474-2732. The entry …
Friday, April 27, 2012
O’Fallon City Council approved a resolution to allocate $66,255.84 for the materials and installation of a splash pad on the playground at Thursday night’s meeting.
Kids of all abilities will be able to play and stay cool in the summer heat at Brendan’s Playground in O’Fallon this summer. O’Fallon City Council approved a resolution to allocate $66,255.84 for the materials and installation of a splash pad on the playground, at Thursday night’s meeting. The water feature was part of the original playground design and funding was approved in 2011, but when plans were not finalized for construction the money rolled back into parks and recreation fund. Now the funds have been designated to complete this feature that is meant to help children who have difficulty regulating their body temperature in the summer heat, so they can play along side their friends. Brendan's Playground opened in Westhoff Park in …
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Parks and Recreation Department plans to use the grant money for the city's youth sports programs.
Now through May 31, parents, residents and coaches can help the City of O’Fallon earn a $2,500 grant to enhance the city’s youth sports program. Liberty Mutual sponsors The Liberty Mutual Responsible Sports Community Grant Program and distributes 20 grants annually. The grant money is used in communities to purchase equipment for youth sports programs. The Liberty Mutual grant program teaches and fosters a cooperative spirit between coaches, parents and players. It guides parents and coaches in ways to help their children garner benefits from community youth sports. Greg Gordon, senior vice president of consumer marketing at Liberty Mutual stresses that the program targets many of the issues in youth sporting events by shining a positive …
Monday, March 14, 2011
Residents are invited to get in touch with nature and help prepare their local parks for spring.
O'Fallon residents of all ages are invited to grab their gardening gloves and help prepare city parks for spring over the next two weeks. For the second year in a row, Volunteer Services is hosting their Alternative Spring Break. Volunteer Services Coordinator Alexis Jaegers said nearly 20 volunteers are signed up to help plant Liriope to assist with erosion in Dames Park from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday March 16. Jaegers said it's not too late to sign up for the spring break activities and anyone interested in helping is encouraged to pre-register by contacting 636-379-5507 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If more volunteers sign up, more activities will be scheduled throughout the next two weeks, including mulching trees and beds, …
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Residents can participate in several fundraising opportunities to help build the nature themed playground where children with and without disabilities can play and interact with each other.
The City of O’Fallon is taking steps to make a playground for children of all abilities a reality. Parks and Recreation launched their fundraising efforts and unveiled design plans for the all-inclusive playground at an event at the Renaud Center last Wednesday night. The nature themed playground is slated to be built in Westhoff Park this summer. It will be approximately 22, 000 square feet, combining several climbing elements, ramps, slides, swings and musical instruments. “We want children of all abilities to play together,” said Managing Director of Parks and Recreation Cindy Springer. “Most playgrounds have minimum standards they have to meet to comply with the ADA and only certain elements have to be accessible, but this playground …
Thursday, February 24, 2011
O'Fallon's Renaud Spirit center offers family-friendly programs and classes.
If a change of pace is something you're in search of, the O'Fallon Renaud Spirit Center can help. The center offers classes ranging from one to six sessions dealing with everything from cooking to photography. Grab the family and try your hand at something new. For prices and more information on the events and courses offered at Renaud Spirit Center, visit renaudspiritcenter.com.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Hardcore Shotcrete Skateparks, Inc. will present designs for the park on Thursday evening.
O’Fallon Parks and Recreation is hosting a public meeting on Thursday to present preliminary design plans for the skate park to be built at Westhoff Park. Hardcore Shotcrete Skateparks, Inc. will present conceptual designs for the park, based off of feedback from local skaters and residents from a January meeting. Residents are once again invited to view the skate park designs and share their thoughts at Thursday's meeting at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at the O'Fallon Municpal Centre. The city plans for the new skate park to be built off T.R. Hughes Boulevard, where a new entrance to Westhoff Park is under construction. The park will be made of concrete and measure around 8,000 square feet in size with street and bowl …