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McNair Sports Court Reconstruction

The tennis courts at McNair were last rehabbed in 1984.  Since then, cracks have formed on the light standards and net posts creating a rough playing surface that is more suited for recreational play than a serious match.

With the recent renovation of the tennis courts at the McNair Day Camp to accommodate tennis players, it’s time to fix up the worn down courts and turn them into a recreation area that can be used by as many citizens as possible.

In 1999, a survey of St. Charles citizens showed that interest in tennis was waning and people were interested is seeing more basketball and inline hockey courts.

So, the question is, what do you want to see done with the old McNair courts?  The Parks Department has a budget of up to $235,000 for the project.  One suggested renovation proposal would turn the worn tennis court area into a multipurpose sports court, but no final decisions have been made.  What sports are you most interested in playing on those courts and what should we do to make the area more fun for you and your family?

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McNair Park

McNair Park is split into two sections available for your use. The Main area of the Park and the Day Camp area. Below are the amenities of the areas of the Park.

Features

  • McNair Main Area
    Aquatic Center Facility
    4 Softball Diamonds
    Concession Stand
    Playground
    Braille Trail
    Gazebo
    Paved hiking/biking Trail
    Cross Country Course
    1 Football Field (Seasonal)
    Restrooms
    Park Hours:
    Daylight – 12 am, April 1-Nov 14 Daylight-10 pm, Nov 15-March 31
  • McNair Day Camp Area
    Concession Stand
    2 Baseball/Softball Diamonds
    4 Tennis Courts
    Restrooms
    Paved hiking/biking Trail
    2 Soccer Fields (Seasonal)
    1 Permanent Soccer Field
    1 Horseshoe Court
    Sand Volleyball Courts
    Park Hours:
    Daylight – 12 am, April 1 – Nov 14
    Daylight – Dark, Nov 15 – March 31
  • Park Rules and Regulations
  • Park Map

Location:

  • 98 Acres, 3050 Droste Road

For more information, please visit the City of St. Charles Parks and Recreation website.

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McNair Aquatic Facility

kids-swimmingThe McNair Aquatic Center features one waterslide, a large children’s water playground area, a lily pad walk and lap swimming. Shade in the shallow swimming area, new electric cars for the little ones and new shaded sand box area was added in 2004.
Phone 636-946-1553 (in season).

Directions:
McNair Aquatic Center is located at 3200 Droste Road. Take First Capitol Drive north, turn left on to West Clay (water tower). Take an immediate right at the stop light on to Droste Road. Follow Droste Road for one mile to McNair Park and the entrance is on the right.

Aquatic Policies/Inclement Weather/Rain Check Information
Policies and guidelines have been adopted to maximize your aquatics experience!

Aquatic Programs Learn to Swim, Pool Parties, Water Aerobics, Family Swim Nights, Tiny Tots………

Minimum age to enter the aquatic facilities without a guardian 12 years of age or older

2009 Daily Admission Fees:
Adult (Ages 12 & up) $4.50
Child/Senior (60 years & up) $3.50
Child (Age 2 & under) $2.00
After 4 pm Adult $3.50
After 4 pm Child/Senior $2.50

Group Rates (Must have 20 or more)
Adult $3.25
Child $2.50

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