Posts tagged Parks

Trip Fam. Meeting

question-markDid you know the City of St. Charles organizes vacation packages through the Parks & Recreation Department?  Every year, we put together numerous day trips as well as a couple of large-scale, week long vacations.  All are welcome including area families, couples, and seniors.

For 2010, we already have two exciting trips planned…

Magnolias, Mansions & More

March 22 – 29, 2010

A week-long trip through the historic sites of Mississippi and Louisiana.

Mount Rushmore

September 8 – 17, 2009

A trip north to see Mount Rushmore and other interesting sites along the way.

We are having our first informational meeting on these trips on Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 3 p.m.  The meeting will be held in Memorial Hall at Blanchette Park.
At this meeting, you will receive a complete itinerary with price break downs for both of the 2010 trips as well as the Fireside Christmas Trip.

YOU MUST RSVP to ensure that we have enough space and informational packets for you at the meeting.

If you would like to reserve a spot at the meeting, or receive additional information, call John Pike at 636.949.3580 or contact the Parks office at 636.949.3372.

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Boschert Greenway Trail Opens

Great Rivers Greenway has finished work on the new Boschert Greenway Trail that connects Fox Hill Park to Fountain Lakes Park.  City and Park officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the 2-mile trail on Wednesday, October 22.

The trail begins in Fox Hill Park and runs across to New Town Boulevard and Fountain Lakes Park.  The paved trail is great for walking, biking and rollerblading.

Come check it out and let us know what you think by leaving a comment here on our Park Blog.

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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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