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Family Recreation at the Carbondale Park District
The Carbondale Park District offers a wide variety of events and programs through the seasons. Please check back often to see any new events happening.
Canoe for $2
We supply the equipment, lifeguard, and instruction for people interested in learning to canoe. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $2 per person. This programs takes place on the following Saturdays from 1-3pm at the Evergreen Park boat dock: September 2, 16, and 30
Family Vacation Night
Sponsored by the Postitive Youth Development Coalition, Family Vacation Nights are held on the first Monday of the month from 5:30-7pm, with the exception of April 2017, which will be the first Saturday. This free family activity is open to all families. Visit familyvacationnight.weebly.com for more information.
Fall Hayride Rentals
Private hayride rentals are available for your group event. Hayrides are conducted between 7:00 and 8:30PM by a Carbondale Park District staff member. Rental includes the use of the Giant Sycamore Shelter between 6:00 and 11:00PM. The shelter has electricity, lights, grills, and picnic tables for your cookout needs. Hayride rentals must be booked at least one week in advance.
Dates: Friday, September 15 through Tuesday, October 31
Cost: $100 Resident/$125 Regular