indoor Recreation

Camelot Bowl

Has a 32-lane bowling alley equipped with automatic scoring systems, a lounge, and an arcade with new\ vintage gaming. Has leagues for 7 years and older. Leagues are on Fridays and Saturdays.

Great For: Old fashioned bowling.

Don't Miss: Different leagues for different ages.

Hours: Tuesday- Friday

Price: $3-$4 per game and $3 for shoes

Collinsville Library

Has a large area dedicated to children. Main room has books, a librarian, computers, and comfy reading areas. 2 smaller attached rooms include a teen room and a children's play area. Children's play area has games, puppets, a slide, and toys. They host a variety of community programs, have free wifi, and loan out family passes to local amenities.

Great For: Toddlers and babies, but older kids can relax with a good book.

Don't Miss: The toddler time has cute songs and a friendly group.

Drawbacks: Noisy kids can be hard to manage in a quieter space, but staff are kind.

Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-8pm
Friday & Saturday: 9am-6pm

Price: FREE

The Underground Dojo

is all about growing the geek and gamer community. Enjoy tabletop games, and video games in a fun and friendly environment!

Great For:Gamers

Don't Miss: The game nights

Monday- Thursday: 2-10
Friday: 2- 12AM
Saturday: 12PM - 10PM
Sunday 12pm- 8pm

Price: Shopping is free. Event entry varies. Many events are FREE!

teams & clubs

A recreational baseball league that teaches the fundamentals while encouraging sportsmanship and teamwork. Teams are assigned based on age and coach preference after the registration deadline. 

Extreme Baseball and Softball Club
A not-for-profit softball and baseball organization.

Turn 2
Instructors provide baseball training so the athlete can achieve their goals through a competitive, healthy environment.

Collinsville Area Soccer Association
Promoting soccer skill development, sportsmanship, and team participation, in a fun and safe atmosphere.

Dance Network 618

Heavenly Rhythm Dance Studio
Offers hip hop, ballet, tap, acro,  and jazz classes for 2 years and older.  Christian affiliation.   Open evenings Monday-Thursdays. 

Joyful Arts
Dance classes for all ages starting at age 1.   Baby jam and terrific 2’s available for 1 and 2 year olds, Ballet/ Tap/Jazz classes for 3 to 6 year olds, and tumble hop and mini-musical theater for 3-6 year olds. There are acro, hip hop, musical theater, pointe, lyrical, tap, and jazz options based on experience level and age. Adults classes include:  tap, hip hop, and ballet. Classes take place in the afternoon/evenings. 

Pride of Illinois
Offers recreational and competitive cheerleading, gymnastics, tumbling classes, and teams.  Classes are available for ages 3 and up.  Has Kids' night out, Mom's day out, a preschool, and open gyms.

Willoughby Farm
Basic Horse Care for ages 6 and up.  Learn about the grooming, feeding and daily care of our miniature horse Beau and his stablemates Amore and Lovey. 

Grand Paradise Ranch
Horseback Riding Lessons for Children, Teens, and Adults

Karate at Collinsville Parks and Rec
Ages 5 and up Coed

McArther's Tae Kwon Do & Fitness
Specialize in the martial arts of Taekwondo, Koryo Gumdo and Hapkido and offer classes to ages 5 and up. Develop individuals physically, mentally and spiritually.  Believe in teaching life skills, such as courtesy, integrity, commitment and focus, respect for self and others, discipline, humility and courage. 

Collinsville YMCA

Junior Kahok Wrestling Club
4yrs old -8th grade. Boys and Girls. 

Urban Ecology Club
Conservation projects, animal care, fishing, gardening, nature crafts, hikes, archery, team building games, and more. Fun snack provided relating to the topic of the day! 
 $50/year.  For more information call 618-980-2004


Mutts on Main (Collinsville)
Dawn til Dusk
509 W Main St.

Application and membership is free on website.  You must have a membership code to access gate.  Grass grounds are well maintained.  Ample seating, agility equipment, walking paths, and water.  No separate sections for smaller dogs. Water is off during winter.

Stacked and Styled (Collinsville)
Groomer with dogs and Cats in the community.  Also volunteers time with shelters to help pets find new homes.

World's Largest Catsup Bottle (Collinsville)

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Warren Billhartz Animal Shelter (Collinsville)
Animal control and adoption shelter. To volunteer, call or stop by.  Open to public for adoptions 7 days a week from 11- 4PM.

Willoughby Farm (Collinsville)
An educational reserve with cows, goats, ponies, bunnies, chickens, tractors, and a farm house. The farm has rest rooms, picnic shelters, hiking trails, and an intricate play area. ​​

Homework Help and Hoops (Collinsville)
Designed to help students finish their homework and be tutored one-on-one in the subject areas where they need help. On average, they service 50 children during the school year and 86 children a day at Summer Camp.

Kellsie’s Hope Foundation (Collinsville)
Provides hope to families that have children suffering from cancer by offering support for trips and gifts that might otherwise be unattainable. Also raises awareness and funds to support research and education of healthcare providers with a nursing scholarship.

Collinsville Food Pantry (Collinsville)
Tuess & Fri, 9 to 11 am. Tues Evening 4 to 6 pm
Provides food to residents of Collinsville. Also provides financial assistance, temporary housing assistance, back to school supplies, Christmas food baskets, and Christmas toys.  Daytime and evening hours available when needed. 

Compassion Center (Collinsville)
Saturday from 10am-2pm
Revive Church on 1105 Beltline Road
Provides free clothing, shoes, personal hygiene supplies, basic canned goods, and diapers.  Questions or donations, please call the church office at 618-344-1000 or follow Compassion Connection on Facebook.

Making a Difference (Collinsville)
Helps homeless & those in need. Provides outreach & help with food, clothes, basic necessities, & resources. Volunteers help with sorting, street outreach, office work, and more.  We cannot help financially nor pay rent or bills.

SOS Spirit of Sharing Soup Kitchen (Collinsville)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6:30.  Open to anyone in need of a warm meal.  No qualifying factors.  To volunteer, contact Dana Callahan at 344-2526.

3 Little Birds 4 Life (Collinsville). 
Enhances the lives of young adult cancer patients, ages 18-40, one wish at a time.

With the Horseradish festival, The Brooks Catsup Bottle, Italian Fest, a fantastic water park, and endless attractions that appeal to adults and children, Collinsiville, IL has so many things for kids to do!  The self-proclaimed "Horseradish Capital of the World" is also known for its large ethnic Italian population. Collinsville has hosted an annual Italian Fest since 1983.  The Brooks Catsup Bottle Water Tower is the world's largest catsup bottle. The Fairmount Park racetrack is one of five race tracks in Illinois, and the only one located outside Chicago. The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is a National Historic Landmark and UNESCO World Heritage Site located within the city limits of Collinsville. This large park has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and was one of the first eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites designated within the United States; today there are a total of 23. A museum and visitors' center provide a movie and displays which present the lives of the ancient inhabitants.[21]