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  2. 2. THE TIME IS COMING WHEN WE’LL TRADE RECREATION COMPLEXES & SWIMMING ..................... 3 WHAT’S MUSIC & MORE ...............16 If you are looking to enjoy some of the best INSIDE Take advantage of the community centers in music St. Louis has to offer, check out the OUR SNOW your area. Available features include fitness St. Louis County Parks concert schedules. centers, swimming pools, gymnasiums, ice And don’t miss all the great art fairs, including SHOVELS rinks, golf courses, and meeting and event spaces. Swim lessons and special swim the Laumeier Art Fair. THIS & THAT FOR SWIM sessions are also available. GONE FISHIN’.............. 13 Beginner or expert, there is always a new Art Education ................................................. ... 17 SUITS! EXERCISE & FITNESS ......... 4 St. Louis County Parks offer many varied fishing technique to learn or master! Why not start now? You may also wish to take Scout and Youth Group Programs. ................. 17 Special Events for Kids.. ............................... ....17 GET READY FOR SPRING fitness and exercise opportunities for advantage of special fishing trips and fairs. Special Events for Everyone. .......................... .18 AND SUMMER WITH residents from toddlers to seniors. Join the fun Special Events for Adults.................................. 19 PLENTY OF FUN-FILLED of dancing, pilates, yoga, team sports OUTDOOR ADVENTURES.....................14 FACILITIES ACTIVITIES that will take you and your and more. & WEDDINGS ...................19 family everywhere from the nature trail to Acquire skills in caving, orienteering, birding, CAMPS & MORE ................ 6 hiking and more this season. Many courses St. Louis County Parks has it all from athletic the pool to the fair and back again! Whether your children enjoy sports, the great offer hands-on learning opportunities, while fields to barns to corporate meeting spaces to outdoors, art, theater or science, there is a others are taught in a classroom. Some scenic wedding locations. Learn how you can March is an ideal time to attend one of the camp for them. St. Louis County Parks hosts a special outdoor activities are combined with reserve space in a St. Louis County Park for seminars or classes on fishing, camping, wide variety of summer camps, day camps a breakfast! your next special event or athletic endeavor. hiking, cycling and boating offered in and specialty camps from which to choose. the Gone Fishin’ guide, or to prepare for DIRECTORIES VOLUNTEERS summer by enrolling your child in one of MUSEUMS, HISTORIC St. Louis County Parks addresses & GARDENING ...........19-20 our many Summer Day Camps! SITES & PROGRAMS........... 8 and phone numbers............................................. 7 Be of service to your community while A number of St. Louis County Park sites are Calendar of Events .......................................10-11 enjoying the great outdoors. Whether you are rich in history, housing original structures Location map of St. Louis County Parks ........ 12 an expert gardener, want to help maintain Special event highlights begin in April with Urban Tree Program .......................................... 12 the local parks, keep the trails safe, or simply and artifacts, including residences built in the a Children’s Egg Hunt in St. Vincent Park, 1800s and the United States’ first military post Facility reservations phone numbers............. 19 make a donation – we need you! or an Adult Egg Hunt in Jefferson Barracks west of the Mississippi. Tours, educational The background image for the cover was taken or Queeny Park. Don’t miss the Art Fair programs and exhibits at these sites offer a at Bob Oak Park. It is located in unincorporated at Laumeier Sculpture Park in May, or deeper understanding of the past. North County near the City of Dellwood. the many concerts held throughout the summer at Jefferson Barracks, Faust and Laumeier. As things heat up you’ll enjoy Splash Mania at Kennedy Recreation Complex in July. Dive into summer by taking swimming PARKS ADVISORY BOARD COUNTY COUNCIL lessons at one of our Recreation Centers Diane Christy Hazel Erby District 1 – available from June into August. Angie Hilzinger Kathleen Burkett District 2 Wheels are turning at the Museum of Terry Madden Colleen Wasinger District 3 Transportation, and the Carousel spins all Gerry Sander Michael O’Mara District 4 year round at Faust Park – so everyday is Ernestine Shivers-Jones, Chair Pat Dolan District 5 family day in St. Louis County Parks. Nick Tharenos Steve Stenger, Chair District 6 Marty Zuniga Gregory F. Quinn District 7 Our Parks contain native Missouri woodlands, rivers and streams and restored prairies. Enjoy them by hiking, PARK WATCH ACCESSIBILITY biking or riding on over 120 miles of trails. Park Watch is a program For accommodations you may need to make a Experience the wonder of nature at Fort to bring park visitors, program accessible, or to receive this activity Belle Fontaine, the Al Foster Trail, Creve park neighbors and St. guide in an alternative format, call 314-615-4386 Coeur Park or at one of our many other Louis County Parks and or 800-735-2966 TTY (Relay Missouri). 48-hour diverse trail offerings. Take an active role Recreation staff together (two business days) notice is needed for sign in preserving these treasures by becoming to ensure safety and the language interpreters. Requests for Braille will a Trail Watch Volunteer. Just stroll through highest quality of facilities require more time. the pages of the 2011 Spring Summer and services. If you see Activity Guide to learn how. suspicious activities, vandalism or problems within ADDITIONAL COPIES a St. Louis County Park, call the County Park Watch OF THIS ACTIVITY GUIDE Hotline at 314-615-ISEE (4733) or 800-735-2966 TTY HAVE FUN (Relay Missouri). You may remain anonymous. There is a limited number of additional Activity Guides available. You may receive a copy by visiting P RO D U CE D BY T H E ST. LO U I S P O ST- D I SPATC H A DV E RT IS I N G D E PA RTM E N T VISITING To contact a St. Louis County Park Ranger, call 314-615-8911. To report a crime in progress or a medical emergency, us at the Department of Parks and Recreation offices at 41 South Central Avenue, Clayton or any of our Recreation YOUR ST. LOUIS call 911. You are encouraged to observe and report any illegal COUNTY PARKS. Complexes. See page 7 for the location nearest you or on the web at or suspicious activity, vandalism, hazardous conditions, park maintenance needs, park ordinance violations or resource misuse. When observing such events, please note time, place, description JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR of persons and vehicles, including direction of travel, as well as any other identifying information. Please report only! Please do not take ST. LOUIS COUNTY PARKS! any action to intervene or attempt to correct a problem. This is the Call the Job Opportunity Hotline at 314-615-JOBS (5627) or go to the County Executive St. Louis County website at responsibility of St. Louis County Parks Rangers and the St. Louis Honorable Charlie A. Dooley County Police. Thank you.2 SPECIAL SECTION PRODUCED BY THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT I I S P R I N G & S U M M E R 2 0 1 1
  3. 3. RECREATION Fitness Room The fitness room has seven dual fitness stations, a Arena Indoor 215 ft by 98 ft floor space with bleacher seating Meeting Room Capacity is 40-45 people. Call 314-615-8840 for COMPLEXES recumbent bike, three treadmills, a low impact tread master and free weights. An adult must accompany for 600. This air conditioned facility is available for rent from April 1 to Aug. 10. Call 314-615-5572 for availability availability and fees. Multipurpose Gymnasium & SWIMMING children ages 14-16. Children age 17 must have a and fees. Multipurpose gym for a variety of events includingST. LOUIS COUNTY COMPLEXES parental release form. Call 314-615-8822 for availability Meeting Room basketball, volleyball and walking track.AND SWIMMING and fees. Capacity is 25-35 people. Call 314-615-5572 for Call 314-615-8840 for availability and fees. Meeting Rooms A and B availability and fees.The St. Louis County Parks Department has three POOL INFORMATION Each room accommodates 48 people banquet-style.Recreation Complexes and two Community Centers. POOL INFORMATION Public Swim Hours:They are conveniently located throughout North, Combined, the rooms can accommodate 96 people Public Swim Hours: May 28-Aug. 14: Noon-6 p.m.South and West County. Each facility offers a banquet-style. Call 314-615-8822 for availability and fees. May 28-Aug. 14: Noon-6 p.m. Hours subject to change due to weather conditions orvariety of amenities and provides unique and quality Multipurpose Gymnasium Hours subject to change due to weather conditions or special events. Call 314-615-8840 for availability afterexperiences designed to fulfill your recreation needs. 7,000 square feet of open space with maple floor may special events. Call 314-615-5572 or 314-615-7946 for Aug. 7.You may contact each complex or center listed below be used for a variety of events including basketball, availability after Aug. 7. Admission Fees, Season Passes, Lockersfor information regarding their specific recreational volleyball or receptions. Call 314-615-8822 for Admission Fees, Season Passes, Lockers and Pool Rental:resources. Three of facilities have pools and are open availability and fees. and Pool Rental: Call 314-615-8840 for availability and fees.for the 2011 swimming season from May 28 throughAug. 14. GREENSFELDER Call 314-615-5572 or 314-615-7946 for availability and fees. Swim Groups Swimming Lessons: Swim lessons are available at the Recreation Center.Pool Admission Fees: RECREATION COMPLEX The number of groups per day is limited. Children’s For information, look for the ad on page 4.$3 per person (ages 5-12) groups (ages 5-16) must have at least one counselor$4 per person (ages 13-64) Queeny Park EAGLE SPRINGS GOLF COURSE in swim attire for every 10 children. Younger children$3 per person (ages 65+) 550 Weidman Road IN VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK Ballwin, MO 63011 groups (ages 4 and younger) must have at least oneFree (ages 4 and younger)* The Eagle Springs Golf Course offers an 18-hole 314-615-8472 or 800-735-2966 TTY (Relay Missouri) counselor in swim attire for every 5 children. Groups*(limit two free children per paid adult in swim attire, championship course and 9-hole, par 3 course. The 314-615-8471 fax must notify the recreation supervisor in advance byage 18 or older. Not applicable to groups. Swim diapers clubhouse has a pro shop, restaurant, banquet facilities calling 314-615-5572, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with restrooms, putting green, driving range andrequired for infants.) Lap Swimming (All Ages)Season Passes: Greensfelder Recreation Complex is located in the convenient cart paths. Weekend tee times may be Monday/Wednesday/FridayAdmission requires presentation of pass or paid 569-acre Queeny Park, which also features the Dog reserved from April through September. June 6-July 29 5-6 p.m.admission. Museum, tennis courts, trails, fishing, picnic sites and For more information, please contact Eagles Springs Regular admission fees apply. hayrides. Golf Course at 314-355-7277.Season Pass Fees: Senior Swim (Ages 50+)$150 per family (maximum of five family membersliving in same household) Recreation Complex Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Seniors may enjoy their choice of lap swimming or recreational swim time. ST. VINCENT$25 per each additional family member (at time of Saturday/Sunday/Holidays: Closed Friday June 10-July 29 10-11:30 a.m. COMMUNITY CENTER“Family Pass” purchase only) Conventions, Meetings Regular admission fee applies. St. Vincent Park$30 per child (ages 5-12) and Trade Shows Arena Swimming Lessons 7335 St. Charles Rock Road$60 per adult (ages 13-64) Indoor 220 ft by 85 ft floor space with bleacher seating Swim lessons are available at Kennedy Recreation St. Louis, MO 63133$30 per senior (ages 65+) for 1,767 people. This air conditioned facility is available Complex. For information, look for the ad on page 4. 314-615-8STV (8788) or 800-735-2966 TTY$5 per each replacement pass from March 14 to Sept. 20. Call 314-615-8472 for availability and fees. QUAIL CREEK GOLF COURSE (Relay Missouri)AFFTON Meeting Rooms IN WAYNE C. KENNEDY PARK This 18-hole championship, par 72 golf course is open 314-615-HOOP (4667) Basketball information 314-615-8837 faxCOMMUNITY CENTER Two rooms measuring 36 ft by 45 ft with seating capacity of 50 people each. Rooms can be combined to the public. Complete with driving range, pro shop and Mackenzie Road to create a larger space for reunions, showers or full service restaurant and bar. Call 314-487-1988. St. Vincent Community Center is in St. Vincent Park and meetings. Call 314-615-8472 for availability and fees. includes a community room, multipurpose gymnasium,St. Louis, MO 63123314-615-8822 or 800-735-2966 TTY (Relay Missouri) Roller Hockey NORTH COUNTY water park, accessible fitness trail, playground, tennis314-615-8821 fax Midwest Sports Hockey offers league play for adults RECREATION COMPLEX courts, athletic fields, trails, picnic sites and and children, and camp for children. Call 636-230-6466. Community Center Office Hours: Veterans Memorial Park Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center is locatedone mile west of Interstate 55 (Reavis Barracks exit) KENNEDY 2577 Redman Road St. Louis, MO 63136 Saturday/Sunday/Holidays: Closedand features a gymnasium, meeting rooms, fitness RECREATION COMPLEX 314-615-8840 or 800-735-2966 TTY (Relay Missouri) Facility Hours: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-9 and playground. 314-615-8853 fax Wayne C. Kennedy Park Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.Community Center Office Hours: 6050 Wells Road Sunday: ClosedMonday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. St. Louis, MO 63128 The North County Recreation Complex has been Fitness RoomSaturday-Sunday, holidays: Closed 314-615-5KRC (5572) renovated to include a multipurpose gymnasium, The fitness room offers an 11-station weight center,Facility Hours (March-April): or 800-735-2966 (Relay Missouri) walking track and new meeting room. Veterans recumbent bike, upright bike, two tread mills and anMonday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. 314-615-SWIM (7946) Pool Information Memorial Park continues to feature four lighted tennis elliptical machine. One-year memberships for accessFriday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 314-615-5579 fax courts, the Leo Wilson picnic shelter, playground, to the fitness room are available. Call 314-615-8788 forSaturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Black Jack Lake and golf course. availability and fees.Sunday: ClosedFacility Hours (May-August): The Kennedy Recreation Complex is located in Wayne Recreation Complex Office Hours: Meeting RoomMonday and Thursday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. C. Kennedy Park and features a meeting room, indoor Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The meeting room can accommodate up to 80 peopleTuesday/Wednesday and Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. arena, outdoor Olympic-size pool, lighted tennis courts, Saturday/Sunday/Holidays: Closed for meetings, parties and classes. Call 314-615-8788 forSaturday: Noon-4 p.m. Sunday: Closed playground and golf course. Suson Park is conveniently Facility Hours: availability and fees. located directly across Wells Road. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Multipurpose Gymnasium Recreation Complex Office Hours: Saturday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Multipurpose gym can be use for a variety of activities Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5 p.m. including basketball and volleyball. Call 314-615-8788 for Saturday/Sunday/Holidays: Closed availability and fees. SPRING& SUMMER 2011 I I SPECIAL SECTION PRODUCED BY THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT 3
  4. 4. ST. VINCENT EXERCISE ZUMBA at Affton Community Center (All Ages) Zumba is a cardio-based workout with sculpting ADULT TAP-FIT at Affton Community Center (Ages 18+)COMMUNITY CENTERWATER PARK INFORMATION & FITNESS exercises designed to tone the entire body from top to bottom while enjoying the benefits of Latin dance and Ballet focuses on strengthening and balance while tap routines get your feet moving and heart pumping.Hours: international music. Whether beginner or advanced, This class provides a fun way to learn dance and getMay 28-Aug. 14: Noon-6 p.m. anyone can participate in the class and have fun. It’s your cardio exercise. Make checks payable to MandyHours subject to change due to weather conditions or DANCEFITNESS time to ditch the workout and join the party! Montgomery. Registration takes place on the first nightspecial events. Call 314-615-8788 for availability after Call 314-615-8822. of class. Call 314-615-8822. BOOT CAMP FITNESS Mondays 6-6:45 p.m. Monday March 21-May 9 7:30-8:30 p.m.Aug. 15. at North County Recreation Complex (Ages 18+)Admission Fees, Season Passes, Lockers Wednesdays 5-5:45 p.m. $50 per person These intense “boot camp” sessions feature cardio, $30 punch card for 5 classesand Pool Rental: kickboxing, circuit training and high impact exercise YOUTH DANCE – BALLET AND TAPCall 314-615-8788 for availability and fees. $50 punch card for 10 classes drills. The “boot camp” format provides an intensive at Affton Community Center (Ages 5-12)After May 29, call 314-615-8785. exercise regimen that assures calorie burn-off. ZUMBA-IN-THE-CIRCUIT Tap I focuses on the technique of classical ballet. TapSwimming Lessons: Call 314-615-8840. at North County Recreation Complex (All Ages) II places emphasis on learning the elegance of ballet.Swim lessons are available at St. Vincent Community Saturdays 10-11:30 a.m. This new class features Zumba mixed with circuit (Pre-requisite Ballet/Tap I) Make checks payable toCenter. For information, see ad below. $5 per session training. Easier than bootcamp but still a great workout. Mandy Montgomery. Registration takes place on theSwim Groups: Call 314-615-8840. first night of class. Call 314-615-8822.Swim groups per day are limited. A minimum of one TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING Saturdays 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tap Icounselor in swim attire for every 10 children is at North County Recreation Complex (All Ages) $5 per session Monday March 21-May 9 5:30-6:30 p.m.required for groups ages 5-16. Groups of children ages This class includes everything to totally reshape your Tap II4 and younger must have at least one counselor in body – cardio, strength and toning with weights, ZUMBA DANCE Monday March 21-May 9 7:30-8:30 p.m.swim attire for every 5 children. After May 1, groups stretching and more. A nutrition and fitness plan is also at North County Recreation Complex (All Ages) $50 per personmust notify the recreation supervisor seven days in a class component. Call 314-615-8840. This fitness class combines Latin rhythms and otheradvance to schedule their outing. Call 314-615-8788, Tuesday/Thursday 1:30-2:30 p.m. international music to create a high energy dance and YOUTH DANCE – JAZZ IMonday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $5 per session calorie burning workout. Dance to the rhythm of the at Affton Community Center (Ages 8+) beat while watching the calories burn away! Teaches jazz technique and combinations. MakeWATER AEROBICS (Ages 18+) Call 314-615-8840. checks payable to Mandy Montgomery. RegistrationGet a cardiovascular workout, tone your body and Monday/Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m. takes place the first night of class.lose weight while remaining cool in the water. With $5 per session Call 314-615-8822.water aerobics you do not need to know how to swim. Monday March 21-May 9 6:30-7:30 p.m.Advanced registration is required. Call 314-615-8788. SLIDE SHOW $50 per personMondays/Wednesdays at North County Recreation Complex (All Ages)June 13-Aug. 3 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ditch the exercise and learn how to slide dance for fun and fitness! The instructor will break down the routine INDOOREXERCISE$35 per person*No class Monday, July 4 into easy-to-follow steps. Call 314-615-8840. FREE WALKING Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. at Affton Community Center (All Ages) $3 per session Get out of the weather and walk in the gym. Simply sign in at the front desk. Walking is Monday, LINE DANCING AND MORE Wednesday and Friday from 8-8:55 a.m.; Tuesday and at Affton Community Center (Ages 18+) Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m. Free walking may be Various types of dances will be taught by Gerry and cancelled for programs or rentals. Call 314-615-8822. presents... Marlene Strait. Make checks payable to Gerry Strait. American Red Cross Call 314-615-8822. MARTHA ROUNDS PILATES Learn-To-Swim Lessons Thursday March 10-31 1-2 p.m. at Affton Community Center (Ages 18+) Thursday April 7-28 1-2 p.m. Pilates is a series of mat exercises that strengthens Kennedy Recreation Complex St. Vincent Water Park Thursday July 7-Aug. 4 1-2 p.m. and tones muscles, improves posture, flexibility and 6050 Wells Road 7335 St. Charles Rock Road Thursday Aug. 11-Sept. 1 1-2 p.m. balance, and is primarily focused on conditioning the 314-615-5KRC (5572) 314-615-8STV (8788) Thursday Sept. 8-29 1-2 p.m. abdominal, low back and hip region of the body. For North County Recreation Complex $20 per person session dates and fees call 314-480-0833 or visit www. 2577 Redman Road TINY TOT DANCE AND TUMBLE Saturdays 8:15-9 a.m. 314-615-8840 at Affton Community Center (Ages 3-5) This program is designed to increase your child’s MARTHA ROUNDS FITNESS Morning Sessions at Affton Community Center (Ages 18+) creativity, imagination and coordination. Wear Monday through Thursday comfortable clothes, socks and shoes. Potty-trained Instructors will lead you in an exercise program Four 2-week sessions from June 6-July 28 (No classes July 4 - Pro-rated $40) children only. Make checks payable to Mandy geared towards flexibility and endurance. Sessions are Montgomery. Call 314-615-8822. available year round. For session dates and fees call Saturdays (St. Vincent Only) Tuesday March 22-May 3 5:30-6:15 p.m. 314-480-0833 or visit One 8-week session from June 11-August 6 Tuesday March 22-May 3 6:15-7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday/Thursday-Friday 9-10 a.m. (No class July 2) $40 per person CHAIR EXERCISE Evening Sessions PRE-BALLET AND TAP at Affton Community Center (Ages 50+) Monday and Wednesday (Kennedy & North County) at Affton Community Center (Ages 4-12) This program is designed for adults age 50 and older. Tuesday and Thursday (St. Vincent) For the aspiring dancer with Tiny Tots experience Workout is centered on a chair and includes stretching, Two 4-week sessions from June 6-July 28 who is ready for new challenges. A great way to get and muscle and strength building. Punch cards are (No classes July 4 - Pro-rated $40) ready for Ballet/ Tap I. Must have “Tiny Tot Dance” available for purchase from the instructor before each experience if 4 years old. Make checks payable to class. Sessions are available year round. For registration information, contact the Call 314-615-8822. Mandy Montgomery. Registration takes place on the American Red Cross online at and click on “Take a Class” or call first night of class. Call 314-615-8822. Monday/Wednesday 10:30-11:30 a.m. 314-516-2757 Monday March 21-May 9 5:30-6:30 p.m. $20 per person (8 classes) $50 per person4 SPECIAL SECTION PRODUCED BY THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT I I S P R I N G & S U M M E R 2 0 1 1
  5. 5. YOGAat Greensfelder Recreation Complex (Ages 18+) BASEBALL, BASKETBALL, RULES OF THE GAME-OFFICIATING 101 at North County Recreation Complex (Ages 18+) YOUTH BASKETBALL at St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 10-13)Relax, calm your mind and experience a vibrant FOOTBALL, SOFTBALL This workshop is for the sports enthusiast that wants League play will give athletes experience inhealing energy. Learn to use breathing, stretching and AND VOLLEYBALL to know more about officiating and the rules of football, competition with players at their own grade level. Thererelaxation techniques to bring a total sense of well baseball, soccer and basketball. All individuals will be will be eight scheduled games. Teams will be acceptedbeing and an integration of mind and body. Classes will BASKETBALL OPEN PLAY taken through the step-by-step process of becoming in grades 5-8. Games are played on Thursdays andbe held outdoors or indoors depending on the weather. at Affton Community Center (All Ages) a registered youth or high school sports official. Fridays at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and SaturdaysBring a yoga mat, foam block and yoga strap. Basketballs are available, but you may bring your own. Advanced registration is required. at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Advanced registration isCall 217-416-1465 to register. Open Play may be cancelled for programs or rentals. Call 314-615-8840. required. Call 314-615-8788.Wednesday March 16-May 11 6:30-7:45 p.m. Monday-Friday; 3-5 p.m. Saturday March 19-April 9 11a.m.-noon Thursday/Friday April 14-May 20 6-9 p.m.$68 per person $2 per person, per visit $40 per person Saturday April 16-May 21 Noon-3 p.m. BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL $300 per teamAEROBICSat St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 18+) OR WALKING OPEN PLAY BASKETBALL CLINICSGet fit while having fun! Non-jumping dance moves at North County Recreation Complex (All Ages) at Larimore Park (Ages 8-14)mixed with upbeat, popular music will have you The gymnasium area is available for open play Free basketball clinics will resume this summer atdancing the pounds away. Each session is 16 classes. recreation for basketball, volleyball and the walking Larimore Park. This camp will focus on shootingCall 314-615-8788. track. Basketballs are available, but you may bring dribbling and ball handling skills. Advanced registrationTuesday/Thursday April 26-June 16 6:30-8:30 p.m. your own. Open Play may be canceled for programs or is required. Call 314-615-8788.Tuesday/Thursday June 21-Aug. 11 6:30-7:30 p.m. rentals. Call 314-615-8840. Saturday May 7 10 a.m.-noonTuesday/Thursday Aug. 16-Oct. 6 6:30-7:30 p.m. Adult sessions (Ages 18+) Saturday June 4 10 a.m.-noon$35 per person Monday-Friday March-September 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission Youth sessions (Ages 6-17)KARATE – LITTLE DRAGONS Monday-Friday March-September 3-7 p.m. FOOTBALL SKILLZ & DRILLZat St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 7-13) Open Play at North County Recreation Complex (Ages 5-12)Learn self-defense in this martial arts program Saturday March-September 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Children will learn various football skills includingdesigned for fun, fitness and all ability levels. Open Play passing, running, wide receiver, defensive, blocking,Individuals receive one-on-one instruction in a group Sunday March-September Noon-5 p.m. tackling and conditioning. Children will be divided intosetting. Each session consists of four classes. $4 per adult (ages 13-64), $2 per senior (ages 65+), $2 age groups. Class runs four weeks with a scrimmageCall 314-615-8788. per child (ages 5-12), children age 4 years and younger on the last day of class. Advance is registrationSaturday April 2-30 10 a.m.-noon are free with paying adult. required. Call 314-615-8840.Saturday May 7-28 10 a.m.-noon Saturday May 7-28 9-11 a.m.Saturday June 4-25 10 a.m.-noon ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES $40 per childSaturday July 2-30 10 a.m.-noon at Affton Community Center (Ages 18+) Register your team for the adult coed recreational or PEE WEE FUNDAMENTAL BASKETBALL GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUESaturday Aug. 6-27 10 a.m.-noon power volleyball league. Team registration deadline is at St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 5-7) at North County Recreation Complex (Ages 10-14)$20 per person two weeks prior to league start date. Call 314-615-8822. This eight-week program includes basketball Compete against the best 6-8 grade girls basketballMIXED MARTIAL ARTS Recreational instruction and games. The program is designed to teams in the area in the new gymnasium. The leagueat St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 18+) Thursday June 2-July 21 7-10 p.m. teach the fundamentals of basketball such as dribbling, hosts an eight-game schedule plus playoffs. Grab yourThis class will consist of classical Uechiryu Karate plus Thursday July 28-Sept. 15 7-10 p.m. passing and shooting to both boys and girls. Advanced shoes and bring your game. Advanced registration isAmerican-style kick boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Power (Experienced players only) registration is required. Call 314-615-8788. required. Call 314-615-8840.techniques, including arm bars, foot locks and ground Thursday June 2-July 21 7-10 p.m. Saturday April 2-May 21 10-11 a.m. Tuesday June 7-July 26 7-9 p.m.fighting techniques. Judo throws and take downs will Thursday July 28-Sept. 15 7-10 p.m. $50 per person $300 per teamalso be included. Advanced registration is required. $180 per team 50 AND OVER BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUECall 314-615-8788. PICK-UP VOLLEYBALL ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE at North County Recreation Complex (Ages 10-14)Mondays/Wednesdays April 4-27 7-8 p.m. at Affton Community Center (Ages 18+) at St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 50+) The competition is lining up for the boys basketballMondays/Wednesdays May 2-25* 7-8 p.m. Adult volleyball pick-up games for recreational and Basketball played the “Old School” way. Get off the league. The league features eight games and playoffs.Mondays/Wednesdays June 6-29 7-8 p.m. power players. Walk-ins are accepted. asphalt and shoot some hoops on a beautiful hardwood Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place teams.Mondays/Wednesdays July 6-27** 7-8 p.m. Call 314-615-8822. floor. There will be eight scheduled games. Awards are Advance registration is required. Call 314-615-8840.Mondays/Wednesdays Aug. 1-31 7-8 p.m. Recreational given to top three finishers. Advanced registration is Wednesday June 8-July 27 7-9 p.m.$40 per person Monday Feb. 28-April 18 7-8:30 p.m. required. Call 314-615-8788. $300 per team*No class Monday, May 30 Monday June 6-Aug. 1 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday April 13-June 8 Noon-2 p.m.; 6-9 p.m.**No class Monday, July 4 HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION BASKETBALL Monday Aug. 8-Oct. 3 7-8:30 p.m. $350 per team at St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 14-17) Power (Experienced players only) League play will give high school athletes experience Monday Feb. 28-April 18 8:30-10 p.m. in competition with players at their own grade level Monday June 6-Aug. 4 8:30-10 p.m. in eight scheduled games. Teams will be accepted in Monday Aug. 8-Oct. 3 8:30-10 p.m. grades 9-12. Games are played at 6 p.m.,7 p.m. and $25 per session or $5 per night 8 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Call 314-615-8788. Tuesday/Thursday June 14-July 28 6-9 p.m. $300 per team PEPSI PUNT, PASS AND KICK at Spanish Lake Park (Ages 8-15) DIDYOUKNOW? Which football skill do you do better: punt, pass or kick? Show us what you’ve got! Sign up for the NFL/Pepsi’s North County Recreation Complex underwent major remodeling in 2009, Punt, Pass and Kick program and see if you have what replacing its indoor ice arena with a state-of-the-art multipurpose gymnasium. it takes to get to the national finals! Call 314-615-8840. Saturday Aug. 6 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free admission SPRING& SUMMER 2011 I I SPECIAL SECTION PRODUCED BY THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT 5
  6. 6. CAMPS CAMP SUSON at Suson Park (Ages 4-6) Activities include crafts, games, sports and playground CAMP QUEENY at Queeny Park (Ages 6-12) Fun in the sun this summer! Activities include sports, PETITE PRINCESSES at Affton Community Center (Ages 3-7) & MORE! fun. Most activities are held outdoors, however, shelter nature, arts and crafts and special events. Lunch Maidens will learn royal manners, a princess dance is provided during inclement weather and activities are is not provided. Each child should bring their own and the positive attributes of princesshood. Friends and modified during extremely hot weather. Swimming is non-perishable lunch and two water bottles. Advance family can witness their princess’ graces at a fashion not available. Call 314-615-5572. registration is required. Call 314-615-8472. show and coronation ceremony on the last day of thisCAMP EAGLES NEST Monday-Friday June 6-10 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday June 6-10 9 a.m.-3 p.m. enchanting camp. Call North County Recreation Complex Monday-Friday June 13-17 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday June 13-17 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday June 13-17 9 a.m.-11 a.m.(Ages 5-12) Monday-Friday June 20-24 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday June 20-24 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $80 per personThese two-week session day camps offer many sports, Monday-Friday June 27-July 1 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday June 27-July 1 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $110 if combined with Petite Pomscrafts, theme days, nature programs, cook outs, guest Tuesday-Friday July 5-8* 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Friday July 5-8 9 a.m.-3 p.m.speakers and swimming every day the weather permits. Monday-Friday CLUB GLEE: CAMP ROCK July 11-15 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday July 11-15 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Swimming lessons are also available. Activities are at Affton Community Center (Ages 5-12) $37 per person; $29.50 per person* Monday-Friday July 18-22 9 a.m.-3 p.m.modified during extreme heat. Bring a non-perishable Campers will dance, act and sing like their favorite Glee Monday-Friday July 25-29 9 a.m.-3 p.m.lunch, snacks and beverages daily. Advance PETITE POMS at Queeny Park (Ages 3-5) characters as they perform Camp Rock songs! The ins $55 per personregistration is required. Before- and after-care is This camp for dance and cheer superstars will have and outs of musical theater will be taught during thisavailable for an additional fee. Call 314-615-8840. them giggling and wiggling all day long. Sing-along MINI CAMP at Queeny Park (Ages 4-6) fun, supportive, talent-building camp for kids. FamilyMonday-Friday June 6-17 9 a.m.-3 p.m. songs, spirit games, simple pom-pom routines and Preschool children will have the opportunity to and friends are invited to a camp-rockin’ performanceMonday-Friday June 20-July 1 9 a.m.-3 p.m. cheers comprise an action-packed class to develop a experience summer day camp just like their big on the last day. Call 314-615-8822.Monday -Friday July 5-15* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. “cheerleader attitude” everyday. Catch all the action in brothers and sisters with activities geared to the Monday-Friday June 13-17 1-4 p.m.$110 per child a final performance for family and friends! preschool/kindergarten level. Activities will include $110 per person$99 per child (Closed July 4)* Call 314-458-8311. arts and crafts, games, singing, water play, nature DAY CAMP Monday-Friday June 6-10 9-10 a.m. programs, field trips and outdoor adventures. EachLAUMEIER SUMMER ART CAMPS (Ages 4-15) at St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 6-12) Monday-Friday Aug. 1-5 9-10 a.m. child should bring their own non-perishable lunch andLaumeier’s Art Camps are fun, interactive learning Day camps include supervised activities for children $55 per person two water bottles. Call 314-615-8472.experiences that expose children and teenagers such as arts and crafts, sports, music, aquatic play, Monday-Friday June 6-10 9 a.m.-3 artistic media and methods. Age-appropriate art PETITE PRINCESS at Queeny Park (Ages 3-7) games and more. Extended day care is available for the Monday-Friday June 13-17 9 a.m.-3 p.m.projects and recreational activities provide participants “Hear Ye, Hear Ye!” By royal decree all maidens are Monday-Friday June 20-24 9 a.m.-3 p.m. full-day camp. Advanced registration is required. Callwith a one-of-a-kind camp experience! requested to discover their inner-princess. Children will 314-615-8788. Monday-Friday June 27-July 1 9 a.m.-3 p.m.June 6-July 29 learn refined manners, proper posture and the positive Monday-Friday June 13-24 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday July 5-8 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Camps for ages 4-6 (half-day) 9 a.m.-noon attributes of princesshood while preparing a princess Monday-Friday June 27-July 8* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday July 11-15 9 a.m.-3 p.m.$95; Fourth of July Session $76* dance in this enchanting camp. Family and friends are Monday-Friday July 11-22 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday July 18-22 9 a.m.-3 p.m.June 6-July 29 invited to an end-of-camp fashion show and royal ball $90 per person Monday-Friday July 25-29 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Camps for ages 6-15 (full-day) 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to witness each princess’ final transformation. *No class Monday, July 4. $55 per person$156; Fourth of July Session $125* Call 314-458-8311. MOVIE MAKERSAug. 1-5 Monday-Friday June 6-10 10 a.m.-noon OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP at Affton Community Center (Ages 10-17)Sculpture Intensive Monday-Friday Aug. 1-5 10 a.m.-noon at Queeny Park (Ages 9-14) This hands-on, interactive course will instruct studentsfor ages 10-15 (full-day) 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday Aug. 8-12 10 a.m.-noon Campers will experience outdoor adventures such as in the world of digital video design and production.$160 $80 per person canoeing, fishing and hiking, and learn camping skills Students will learn concepts that will help themExtended day is available for the full-day camp. For a such as how to pitch a tent, read a map and compass, NASA: JOURNEY INTO OUTER SPACE become effective directors of digital video projects.complete program brochure and registration forms call at Queeny Park (Ages 5-12) and cook over an open fire. Participants should bring Students will also learn how to create a wide rangethe Education Center at 314-615-5269 or visit their own non-perishable lunch and two water bottles. From our Earth’s atmosphere to the outer reaches of of movie productions and produce a music video. Meet at the front of Greensfelder Recreation Complex. our solar system, this hands-on program for children for details or call 314-615-8822. Call 314-615-8472.CAMP KENNEDY sends them on a quest of exploration. Comets, planets, Monday-Thursday June 20-23 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday June 6-10 9 a.m.-3 Kennedy Recreation Complex (Ages 6-12) stars and more are waiting to be discovered. Learn $150 per person Monday-Friday June 13-17 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Children are grouped by age and enjoy crafts, games, about the four forces of flight and the challenges of Monday-Friday June 20-24 9 a.m.-3 p.m. VIDEO GAME DESIGNnature programs, a special event cookout, sports and space travel. Participants will also participate in a Monday-Friday June 27-July 1 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Affton Community Center (Ages 10-17)supervised recreational swim. Camp is located at rocket launch! Call 314-991-8000. Tuesday-Friday July 5-8 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This course provides students with a fun interactiveSuson Park on Mondays and Wednesdays, Kennedy Monday-Friday June 6-10 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday July 11-15 9 a.m.-3 p.m. look at the world of video game design andRecreation Complex on Tuesdays and Thursdays, $145 per person Monday-Friday July 18-22 9 a.m.-3 p.m. development. Students will produce several differentand Bohrer Park on Fridays. Bring a non-perishable SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES CAMP Monday-Friday July 25-29 9 a.m.-3 p.m. interactive video games to share with their friends andlunch, snack, and beverage daily. For an additional at St. Vincent Community Center (Ages 6-12) $75 per person family. Visit for details or callcost, swimming lessons and Sunrise/Late Day Club Get the kids out of the house and into St. Vincent’s 314-615-8822.memberships may be purchased. Call 314-615-5572. PETITE POMS CAMP first Sports and Activities Camp. Children will have Monday-Thursday June 20-23 1-4 p.m.Monday-Friday June 6-10 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Affton Community Center (Ages 3-7) fun learning how to play games and sports such as $175 per personMonday-Friday June 13-17 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Younger dance and cheer superstars will giggle and basketball, kickball, softball, baseball, swimming andMonday-Friday June 20-24 9 a.m.-3 p.m. wiggle all day long! Sing-along songs, spirit games, COLLISION CARS CAMP much more. Before- and after-care are available.Monday-Friday June 27-July 1 9 a.m.-3 p.m. simple pom-pom routines and cheers comprise this at Affton Community Center (Ages 9-14) Call 314-615-8788.Tuesday-Friday July 5-8* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. action-packed clinic. There will be a performance for Students will use unique LEGO kits to build a variety Monday-Friday June 6-10 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Monday-Friday July 11-15 9 a.m.-3 p.m. family and friends on the last day of class. Parents are of battling machines. This is a class of exploration, $50 per personMonday-Friday July 18-22 9 a.m.-3 p.m. welcome to stay and watch, but are not required to do problem solving and risk-taking, and includes the goalMonday-Friday July 25-29 9 a.m.-3 p.m. so. Call 314-615-8822. of learning and experimenting with how machines work$55 per person; $44 per person* Monday-Friday June 13-17 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and compete. Call 314-615-8822. $40 per person Monday-Friday June 27-July 1 1-4 p.m. $110 if combined with Petite Princesses $140 per person6 SPECIAL SECTION PRODUCED BY THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT I I S P R I N G & S U M M E R 2 0 1 1