Youth Center

youth center

Become a Member


Whether your children enjoy basketball, outdoor sports, or just spending time with their friends, then you should consider a membership to the Youth Center.  The Youth Center is for ages 7 to 14 (children ages 5 or 6 can enter with an older sibling that holds a membership).  The center provides them with activities and games to pass the time.

Memberships


Memberships to the Youth Center are $30 per child ($20 for each additional family member) and expire on December 31, of the current year.   All memberships are available at the Recreation Office, 100 E. Flessner, Rantoul.  Assistance is available for memberships through the Kids Foundation.

After school activities


Homework Help
Reading time
Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts
Art time

Programs


The Recreation Department offers multiple programs including dance, gymnastics, karate, multiple sports and many more.  For more info on our programs, please see our Activity Guide. 

After School Transportation


The Youth Center staff does offer transportation from Pleasant Acres, Eastlawn, Broadmeadow, and Northview.  If you would like your child to be transported from their grade school to the Youth Center, please call 217-893-5779 to have them added to the transportation list.

Summer Food Service Program

 
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was instituted to provide nutritious meals to children during the summer months when school is not in session. The program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture​ (USDA) and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).