March 2024 News

CUSR Center

March is full of fun at CUSR! Check out our Youth & Teen, Adult, Athletics, and Registration Deadlines by clicking through the tabs below.


Youth & Teen

Campers at the park with a staff member

CUSR Afterschool Program

Ages 5-22

Fill your afternoons with games, sports, arts and crafts, cooking, and hanging out with friends at the CUSR Center! We offer an amazing and safe atmosphere where participants will laugh, play, grow, and learn new skills.

To reserve your spot, pay the $10 non-refundable deposit per child, per month. The remaining balance will be due on the deadline listed below by 5pm. Participants will be dropped if payment is not made by the deadline in order to offer the spot to a wait-listed participant.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: CUSR’s After School Program starts at 2:30pm. It is the parent or guardian’s responsibility to coordinate a drop off time with the bus responsible for transporting their child to ensure an appropriate drop off time.

CUSR Afterschool >>

An adult and child at a table with decorative eggs.

Sensory Egg Hunt

Ages 2-10

The hunt is on! CUSR invites you to celebrate spring and enjoy some family fun at Prairie Farm! Hunters should bring a basket and be prepared to search high and low for colorful eggs. Be prepared to explore your senses while searching for special eggs with lights, sounds, and textures. Pre-registration is required.

Sensory Egg Hunt >>

Girl riding a horse

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Ages 5+

Dreaming of riding horses and learning how to care for them? At Healing Horse Stables, you will learn riding skills through an hour-long session including various exercises and activities from a P.A.T.H. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) certified instructor. You will also have a ground lesson where you will learn how to groom and saddle a horse.

Therapeutic Horseback Riding >>

CUSR Spring Break Camp

Ages 5-22

Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do over Spring Break? This program has just what you need! We will be filling our days with crafts, cooking, group games, and so much more! Please bring a sack lunch each day and note that CUSR is a nut-free camp.

Spring Break Camp >>

Disney Sing-Along Night

Ages 8-15

Join us for karaoke, as we sing your favorite Disney tunes!

Disney Sing-Along >>

Adult

Participants at a dance.

Western party

Ages 14+

Howdy, it’s time to party Western style! Dress up in your best cowboy and cowgirl attire. We will learn line dances, play games like horseshoes, and have a rodeo obstacle course race. Refreshments will be served.

Western Party >>

A group of people playing a game

Donuts and Free-Throws

Ages 14+

Let’s have a sweet time on the court! We can shoot some hoops and enjoy donuts at the same time!

Donuts & Free-Throws >>

People watching a movie on a projector

St. Patty’s Day Party

Ages 14+

Are you feeling lucky? Join CUSR as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! We will be playing games, enjoying a tasty snack, and making a St. Patrick’s Day craft.

St. Patty's Party >>

Participants in the Wizard of Oz

The Great Egg Hunt

Ages 14+

Teens and adults – join us as we hunt for eggs inside and outside of the CUSR Center. At the end of the hunt, you will be able to enter the eggs-travagant drawing for prizes!

The Great Egg Hunt >>

Other Great Adult Activities in March!

Adults’ Day-In Program 1
Ages 19+

Let us fill your day with fun crafts, games, and activities, while also hanging out with friends and experiencing new things within our community. Why stay at home when you can be in a fun zone!

Adults' Day In 1 >>

Adult’s Day-In Program 2
Ages 19+

Can’t get enough of our Adults’ Day-In Program? Do you want to participate in a productive and fun program? Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to engage in themed activities, crafts, and games.

Adults' Day In 2 >>

5 Corner Program
Ages 14+

Come hangout, enjoy food and interact with others while playing group bonding games.

Social Sundays >>

Social Sundays
Ages 14+

CUSR presents five programs that consist of fun and cool interactive activities, as well as field trips. Join us for one or more!

5 Corner Program >>

Game of Theory
Ages 14+

Join us as we play some of the fan-favorite board games. Learn new tactics or even participate in a game you never played before.

Game of Theory >>

The Movie Social
Ages 14+

Let’s pair a great movie with some delicious snacks and hang out with friends.

The Movie Social >>

Chef’s Club
Ages 14+

Learn how to cook or brush up on your cooking skills. This season we will focus on fast food inspired dishes. So, put your aprons on and get ready for some great food to cook and enjoy!

Chef's Club >>

Karaoke & Dancing
Ages 14+

Attention all singers and dancers. We are busting out the karaoke machine for a night of fun and talent.  Whether you choose today’s hits or the classics, it’s going to be a great time!

Karaoke & Dancing >>

Flash Fun Friday – Free Program
Ages 14+

Fridays should be fun, and what’s more fun than free! Join us for some cool FREE spotlight programs. You’ll love it! Pre-registration is required.

Flash Fun Friday >>

Salon Skills
Ages 16+

Want to learn how to do cool nails and awesome hairstyles? CUSR will have two salon-skilled workshops for you to learn how to do manicures and haircuts. We will have all the supplies you need, plus simulation hands and head dolls for you to practice on.

Salon Skills >>

Special Olympics & Athletics

Participant playing Badminton

Special Olympic Dates to Know

State Basketball Competition
March 8-10

Powerlifting Competition
March 24
Bloomington, IL


Female participant with pink bowling ball

Strikes & Spares – Monday (Old Orchard)


Ages 13+

Bring your friends to the bowling alley for some fun! Perfect your skills while socializing with your friends and meeting new ones. Participants will be assigned to lanes and can bowl up to two games.

Strikes & Spares >>

Strikes & Spares – Wednesday (Western Bowl)

Ages 13+

Bring your friends to the bowling alley for some fun! Perfect your skills while socializing with your friends and meeting new ones. Participants will be assigned to lanes and can bowl up to two games.

Strikes & Spares >>

Mustang Track & Field

Ages 13+

There is something for everyone at Track & Field! You can train for field events, running, walking, sprints, long-distance, and wheelchair races. Athletes have the opportunity to compete at the District Track & Field meet.

Mustang Track >>

Events & More

Participants in the Wizard of Oz play.

The Winter/Spring 2024 guide is out now! Stop by CUSR and grab your copy today!


March Deadlines

Youth & Teen Deadlines:

Adult & Special Event Deadlines:

Athletics & Special Olympics:


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