Plex Kids

PLEX Summer Camp

Traditional style day camp with a PLEX twist!

P.L.E.X. Kids Summer Camp offers families a unique summer camp experience that combines a balance of activities, choices for projects based on campers’ interests, academic focused activities and entertainment venues unique to the McKendree MetroRecPlex. Ice Skating, swimming and outdoor play time will be offered every week along with themed activity blocks.

All camp activities are subject to change at any time due to guideline changes put in place by the Restore Illinois Plan and guidelines put into place by the Illinois Department of Health.

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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PLEX Kids Pre-K Summer Camp

PLEX Kids Pre-K Summer Camp will follow the traditional camp themes, but with activities geared towards younger campers. A quiet nap/rest time will be offered after lunch. Separate skate & swim schedule to be determined.

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Plex Plus Time Too!

Before & After Care: 7:00 a.m. – 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

PLEX Kids Premium Camp

Specially designed camps specific to our facility & staff’s expertise for a limited number of campers.

Each week every day will be spent participating in the selected camp’s focus area for at least 3 hours of the camp day lead by highly skilled professionals in each area. Each year we bring in community Plex Partners to add new areas of exploration.

All camp activities are subject to change at any time due toguidelines changes put in place by the Restore Illinois Plan and guidelines put into place by the Illinois Department of Health.

Time: 9:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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Payment Plan

Members interested in the payment plan option can pay the $20 deposit per week of camp and the remaining tuition balance will be automatically withdrawn the week before the camp starts. Early Registration discounts are automatically applied through ClubAutomation. If additional discounts apply, please pay the deposits only & let our team know to apply the additional discounts manually.

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After School Care

Jr. High: 3 – 6 p.m.

  • 5 days
  • 3 days
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Elementary: 3:30 – 6 p.m

  • 5 days 
  • 3 days 

After school the fun begins! Kids skate, swim or play every day and receive help with homework. Ask us about current transportation options! Fees may apply.

Please contact Erin Phillips at [email protected] with any questions or for registration info.

Plex Kids PE

Students ages 5 – 13 years old

A dynamic physical education program specifically for home school families.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Students will expand their knowledge of sports and games in an interactive setting, develop skills focusing on agility, balance & coordination, and play while working together in a team atmosphere. Students will improve their knowledge of physical health, nutrition, and overall wellness all in this unique program geared towards improved physical health for all youth.

CLASS OVERVIEW: Each class session will have 45 minutes of direct instruction directly related to the unit topic and 45 minutes of ice skating or swimming. Skate rental included!

SPORT UNITS: Each unit will cover a specific sport over a 4 week unit. The first 2 weeks cover an introduction & skill building to the sport, the second & third week will be practicing & competing. Each class will be different!

HOW TO REGISTER: Return the registration forms to the MetroRecPlex. New family memberships will get the enrollment fee waived. Log into your Club Automation account to reserve the classes you prefer!

QUESTIONS? Email Erin at [email protected] or call 618-589-3800 ext. 110


1:30 – 3:00 p.m.


Spring Session 1 (February 18 – March 11): 

  • $45 for members, $90 for nonmembers 

Spring Session 2 (March 18 – April 8): 

  • $45 for members, $90 for non-members
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Are you looking for new ideas for your child’s next birthday party? Celebrate with us!

All you have to do is sit back, relax and watch your child have the best party yet! Your child will love the party and you will enjoy the convenience of letting us help you do it all.

Silver Party Package INCLUDES

  • 10 Kids + Birthday Child-
  • Additional fee added for additional guests
  • 2-Hour Private Room
  • 1-Hour of Entertainment (area of choice: pool or ice rink – skate rental included)
  • Party Attendant
  • Paper plates/cups/napkins
  • Table cloths
  • Birthday Shirt for the birthday kid
  • Digital Invitations
  • Free Skate rental pass for a future visit per guest!

Food Packages & Other Party Packages are available! Call Erin at 618-589-3800 ext. 110 or email at [email protected] to set up your party today!


Private Room: 2-Hour
Entertainment: Swimming, Ice Skating or Bounce House
Free Gift Birthday Shirt
Includes Your Personal Party Attendant


Non Member: $325
Member: $250
Charter Member: $240


Parents are welcome to bring decorations and can set up no earlier than 30 minutes in advance of their party.

A field trip they won’t forget!

The McKendree MetroRecPlex is a great destination for a school field trip. We would love to have you come for a visit! A few easy steps will have you more than ready for an upcoming field trip.


Your students can experience all aspects of the Plex by playing, swimming and skating. The MetroRecPlex offers two NHL-sized ice rinks, an aquatic center fit with two pools and a gym.


Registration is required for all school and camp groups planning a visit to The Plex. Register your group by calling Erin at 618.589.3800!


To help your visit run smoothly, decide which activities would be best for your group, such as, skating, swimming or gym time.

School’s Out Camp

Ages 5 – 13 years old

Pack a lunch, snacks & water bottle Swimming suit/towel Long pants/jacket/socks


7:00 AM – 6 PM

  • District 90 : August 16,17 October 8,11,12 November 11, 24, 26 December 22, 23, 24*, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31*
  • Zion School : FALL TUITION : September 3* October 8, 11 November11, 24, 26 December 22, 23, 24*, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31*


  • Single Day: Member – $50/day, Non-Member – $65/day
  • Multi Day: $5 off per day for all the days in the weekly session
  • Fees: Day of registration +$10.00, late pick up
  • Discounts: charter member, sibling, multi day ASK ABOUT SPECIAL RATES FOR EARLY DISMISSAL DAYS!