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PARKS AND REC MASTER PLAN
Come out and celebrate National Pokémon Day!
Zoom Around the Room
Enjoy a morning full of fun and play with your child!
Out of This World Alien Craft Night w/ Miss Bec
Join Miss Bec for a night of UFOs, Aliens, and Outer Space!
Lil’ Leprechauns Canvas Painting w/ Miss Bec
Join Miss Bec and enjoy canvas painting that is a “pot of gold” worth of fun!
Shamrockin' Rainbows Canvas Painting w/ Miss Bec
Get ready to paint the town green and have a vibrant time while canvas painting with Miss Bec!
Attention homeschool parents and students! Come on out to the VRC to enjoy everything we have to offer!
Shamrock Snacks w/ Eat Pretty Darling
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with some colorful snacks!
Vandalia Paws in the Park Easter Party
NEW! Bring your dog out to Helke Park and have a barkin’ good time!
Learn to Sew: Emoji Pocket Plushies w/ Miss Bec
Introduce your young artist to hand-sewing!
Adult Easter Egg Hunt
Time for the adults to relive their childhood egg hunt!
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt
All egg hunters welcome! Come on out and search for eggs!
The VRC is offering a Spring CampREC program that will be filled with non-stop fun for your child!
Rose for Mom Essay Contest
Tell us in 200 words or less why your Mom is the greatest Mom in the world!
Farm Animal Flowerpots w/ Miss Bec
Decorate a ceramic flowerpot to look like either a pig, cow, or chick, and learn to properly repot a flower with Miss Bec!
Paint & Sip: Cupcakes w/ Miss Bec
Join your little artist for a night of painting with Miss Bec!
Fruit Flowers w/ Eat Pretty Darling
Inspire your kids to eat more fruit by turning it into something fun!
Birdhouses & Story Time w/ The Purple Paintbrush
Join Kristin Bailey of Purple Paintbrush for another fun evening of pottery painting at Art Park!
Are you looking for a fun way to be involved in your Community?
Spring CampREC Counselors Wanted!
Spring into action, be a part of our Spring Break CampREC team!
Summer CampREC Counselors Wanted!
Adventure seekers and fun enthusiasts wanted! Join our dream team!
Evening Drop-In Pickleball
Come out to the VRC to play some pickleball!
Vandalia Parks & Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund
The Vandalia Parks & Recreation Department administers a Youth Scholarship Fund for Vandalia-Butler students who may need financial assistance.
Recreation Leader Opportunity
Are you looking for a flexible job and helping with the many fun programs and events happening in the City of Vandalia?
STEM Instructor Opportunity
Are you interested in providing and leading programs for the City of Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department?
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VRC Swim Lessons
The VRC offers swim lessons year round! We have group lessons for all ages and also offer adult and private lessons! Visit https://vrc.coursestorm.com/ to register today!
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