Youth Activities and Recreation

Carbondale Park District offers family fun and recreational activities to enrich the quality of community life. We do this through offerings of quality leisure and recreation opportunities. Take a look at our family activities today!
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.

Parent/Child Friday Night Swim

This swim session is for families to enjoy our heated, indoor pool during a time when no lessons or fitness classes are scheduled. Parents are invited to bring their children and spend Friday evenings from 7:00-9:00 at the LIFE Community Center. The fee is $5.00 per family of 4. Additional family members are $1.00 each.

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. This free family activity is open to all families. Visit for more information. Canoeing, fishing, and outside games are just a few of the fun things that we will do.

Canoe for $5/person or $10/canoe (3 person max)

We supply the equipment, lifeguard, and instruction for people interested in learning to canoe. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $5/person or $10/canoe (3 person max).

Egg Hunts Galore!

We have 3 egg hunts planned for 2020:

  • Youth Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4 at Evergreen Park
  • Teen Egg Hunt, Friday April 3, Marberry Arboretum
  • Adult Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4 or Sunday, April 5 at Hickory Ridge Golf Course.

Family Recreation Classes