Winter Fun in Decatur

Cross Country Skiing at Rock Springs

Skiing on Saturdays & Sundays, January & February, 4 p.m. Cross country skiing for one hour can burn between 400-800 calories! This activity is a great way to observe wildlife and explore the outdoors. Sign up for this workshop to learn the basics of cross-country skiing. Fee $12, includes skis, boots, poles and one hour of instruction ($4 with your own skis). At least 4 inches of snow and reservations required.

Super Saturday Recess

Kids aged 4 -11 will enjoy an active Saturday morning at the DISC, with activities including an open gym with Jump ‘n Slide inflatables, scooters, basketball, tumbling and more! Parents must be present. For more information, contact Elisabeth at 429-3472.

Saturdays, January 7 – February 11 from 10 a.m. – noon
AGES 4 – 11 years old Children 3 & under may participate but are excluded from use of the
inflatables for their safety. LOCATION DISC, 1295 W. Wood
COST $3.50 per child


Winter Camps at Rock Springs

Mini Camps are single day camps that will broaden children’s love for nature and provide discovery for children and their adult companions. We offer a choice of many different camp themes for each age level throughout the year that is sure to appeal to campers of all backgrounds.

Boys and girls ages 1 through 4 will explore nature through crafts, activities, songs, stories and snacks. These camps are a great stepping stone for little ones to spend time with other children while still having the comfort of a loved one nearby. Afternoon campers will go on a short hike, dress for the weather.



McGorray’s Golf & Grille is a dynamic and unique dining experience only available in Decatur, Illinois featuring one of Central Illinois’ most unique menus, a full-service bar that includes Decatur’s largest selection of nearly 100 craft and domestic beers from around the country, a beautiful interior, outdoor seating, and state of the art indoor golf simulators to create a country club atmosphere that is unique and accessible to all.


Debbie’s Dance Studio  

Winter is here! Are you ready to get out of the house?  Come join us for the Wiggles and Giggles class! This class is for parents and children, boys and girls, ages 18 months – 4 years old. The kids will have a chance to get rid of some energy through organized fun with toddler balance beams, obstacle courses, parachutes, trampoline and more! What would a Wiggles and Giggles class be without music and dancing too?! Don’t worry parents; you will be doing most of the giggling while the kids are doing the wiggling. No need to sign up! Just come when you can to Debbie’s Dance Studio wearing comfortable clothing and socks on Tuesday mornings at 9:40 A.M. $5/week for 1 child, $8 for 2. DDS is located at 2828 N. Main Street, across the street from True Value. Call 877-9009 with questions.


Next of Kiln

Next of Kiln is a open pottery studio for the public to enjoy and experience painting a variety of pottery pieces.  Tue:12:00 pm-6:00 pm Wed – Thu:12:00 pm-8:00 pm Fri – Sat:12:00 pm-6:00 pm.



  Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum

Opened March 2009, the Museum includes a large collection of some of Detroit’s finest American made iron (and Fiberglass) from Chevrolet.  On display is an extensive collection of Chevrolet’s hottest cars and memorabilia from the 1920’s thru today. Race cars, Indianapolis Pace cars, and Show cars – it’s all here!

Enjoy a good old fashioned Cheeseburger from Dreamer’s Diner, located right next door, then cruise into the Museum!  Museum services include a Classic Car Consignment area, available climate controlled indoor storage and secured outside storage. We will also provide Banquet Services for all types of celebrations or club events!.


ADM Hickory Point Bank Arena

Have some fine while getting some exercise at the Decatur Civic Center’s Ice Skating Arena!  They are open during school breaks and have good student rewards for bringing in your report card.

All sessions $6.00 for admission and $2.00 for skate rental (unless otherwise specified)

Public Skating Sessions

 Day:  Time:  Admission:
Wednesday  4-6 PM  $6.00
Friday  4-6 PM/7:30-9:30 PM  $6.00
Saturday 3:30-5:30PM / 7:30-9:30PM $6.00
Sunday  1-3 PM  $6.00


The Children’s Museum of Illinois

The Children’s Museum of Illinois offers hands-on exhibits that encourage children of all ages to touch and interact. Focusing on people and cultures, the arts, physics/physical science, the ecosystem and health sciences, the
Children’s Museum of Illinois is so much fun for everyone, you tend to forget it’s actually educational!

Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Special weekend activities take place from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday (times may vary). Closed major holidays. Admission is charged. Children must be accompanied by an adult.






The Main Hangar at the Decatur Airport

Discover the best kept secret in Decatur, IL. Dining at the Main Hangar Restaurant inside the Decatur Airport is unique. This comfortable, family-operated restaurant with big picture windows, that overlook the runways and taxiways, give you a panoramic view of the arriving and departing aircraft and the well-kept airport grounds.