Rec Center

Open Gym, Learning Programs, & More

Open Year-Round - Come Hang Out With Us!

Located at 150 N Indiana Ave, in downtown Kankakee, the RecCenter offers a full gymnasium with open gym for youth, teens, adults and family time.

The Charlton Room seats 150 people banquet style or 200 people theater style and offers a full use kitchen. This multipurpose room can be used for meetings, baby showers, wedding receptions, retirement parties, corporate events, seminars and so much more!

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Open Gym Schedule

Meet new people and stay active during one of our basketball Open Gym sessions! A minimum of 10 players with a maximum of 40 players per session.

Family Open Gym (13+)

  • Saturdays - 1:00-4:00 pm

First Responders Open Gym

  • Fridays - 9:00-11:00 am

Homeschool Open Gym

  • Fridays - 1:00-3:00 pm


  • Residents - $5
  • Non-Residents - $8
  • First Responders - Non-Resident - $3 Resident - FREE

Pickleball Schedule

If you love tennis, you'll love Pickleball! This fun sport combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong, all wrapped up in one fun game. Adult Open Gym Pickbleball is for Adults 18 and over. Senior Open Gym Pickleball is for Adults 55+. Family Open Gym Pickleball is for all ages.


  • Family Pickleball  - 5:00-8:00 pm


  • Senior Pickleball - 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Adult Pickleball - 4:00-8:00 pm


  • Residents - $5
  • Non-Residents - $8

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