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Blanchette Park

Rau Garden at Blanchette Park

Rau Garden at Blanchette Park

Blanchette Park was the first City Park acquired September 26, 1914 and the beginnings of the St. Charles Parks and Recreation Department. Over time, many improvements have taken place in Blanchette Park and throughout the Park System. Blanchette Park, however, is still well known for setting citizen expectations of excellence for their Parks.


  • Aquatic Center Facility
  • Memorial Hall Banquet Facility
  • 2 Large Ball Diamonds & 2 Small Ball Diamonds
  • Concession Stand
  • 1 Football Field (Seasonal Overlay on Large Ball Diamonds)
  • 12 Horseshoe Courts
  • 3 Tennis Courts
  • 4 Picnic Shelters
  • Large Playground Area
  • Rau Garden
  • Angel of Hope
  • 2 Shuffleboard Courts
  • Sledding Hill
  • Paved Hike/Bike Trail Park
  • Park Map
  • Hours:
    Daylight – 12 am (April 1 – Nov. 14)
    Daylight – 10 pm (Nov. 15 – March 31)
  • Park Rules and Regulations


  • 44 acres, 1900 West Randolph Street

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


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Blanchette Aquatic Facility

The Blanchette Aquatic Center is complete with two waterslides, an otter slide, a children’s water playground, lily pad walk, diving area, lap swimming, and more. Added in 2004 is a drop slide sure to thrill all those 48 inches and taller.
Phone 636-946-2230 (in season).

Blanchette Aquatic Center is located at 1900 West Randolph. Take First Capitol Drive North to Kingshighway (Lindenwood University). First Capitol turns into Kingshighway. Stay on Kingshighway until it dead ends, turn left on to West Randolph. Turn right at the first stop (Pine Street) into Blanchette Park.

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) $5.50
Child/Senior (60 years & up) $4.50
Child (Age 2 & under) $2.00
After 4 pm Adult $4.50
After 4 pm Child $3.50
4pm to 6pm Sundays $2.50

Group Rates (Must have 20 or more)
Adult $4.25
Child $3.25
**All Park Passport Card holders will be able to get $1.00 off the regular Daily Admission Fee!! Excludes Sunday after 5pm fee.**

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