Kids at Play
Summer is soon coming to an end and school will be back in session. What better way to say good-bye to the warm summer months than to soak up the outdoors with the range of parks and playgrounds in the city, indoor and outdoor games for children to play, and a variety of local outdoor recreation experiences that will bring joy to all.
Memorial Park - Brentwood, MO2
Memorial Park: Pirate ship, climbing boulders, log balance beams, baseball field, two softball fields, youth soccer field, playground, restrooms, pavilion; playground replaced during spring 2019.
Tilles Park: Splash pad/spray fountain, playgrounds, fitness trail, restrooms, tennis courts, picnic shelters, poured rubber ground cover and musical instruments to play.
Highland Park - Richmond Heights3
Highland Park: Splash pad, astro turf, merry-go-round web spinner, shaded reading spot, DNA tower (three-dimensional climbing net stretched inside steel skeletons).
Veterans Tribute Park5
Veterans Tribute Park: Destination playground for children of all abilities; divided into zones: interactive/motion-activated water play; music play; adventure play; inclusive swings, hillside slide.
Climb So iLL - St Charles Co12
David Chancelor of Climb So Ill - St. Charles says their mission is to challenge, educate and inspire individuals through a unique indoor rock-climbing experience.
Olympia Gymnastic Training Center - Chesterfield19
Olympia Gymnastic Training Center - Chesterfield: In typical/non-pandemic years, they host special activities, events, parties, open gym, camps, field trips, clinics and kids' nights out. Check for updates.
Earth Surf Skateboard Park/ Future Sk821
Earth Surf Skate Park: This indoor skate park was in the lower level of the former Sears space at Chesterfield Mall; hours vary, check post-pandemic.
Schroeder Park: Huge playground for all ages, basketball goals, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, walking paths, nature trail, amphitheater and Manchester aquatic center.
Owl Hollow Park
Owl Hollow Park: Nature play theme treehouse and playground with poured-in-place rubber safety surfacing, plus basketball court and baby/sling swings.
Turtle Park Playground: Seven concrete turtles/one snake in Forest Park, sculpted by artist who wanted to give children a place to be "happy and inspired."