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2013 Fall/Winter Activity Guide

2013 Fall/Winter Activity Guide

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The 2013 Fall/Winter Activity Guide for St. Louis County, Missouri.
The 2013 Fall/Winter Activity Guide for St. Louis County, Missouri.

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Where Fun Comes Naturally! 
 Activity Guide
Fall/Winter 2013
www.stlouisco.com/parks
 
A Meage om the County ecute...
 A
 f ter a summer  lled  wi th s wimming, camps, spor ts and ou tdoor ad ven tures, kids ha ve re turned  to school and our pools and  facili ties 
are a li t tle quie ter.
  The Parks Depar tmen t had a bus y summer hos ting lo ts o f e ven ts such as summer camps,  the FE AS T in  the Park  food  truck e ven ts ( which  will con tinue on  through Sep tember) and Farm Frida ys a t Suson Park. One o f  the mos t e xci ting e ven ts  this summer  was  the opening Go  Ape, ” a  tree- top ad ven ture course in Cre ve Coeur Park.  This ne w a t trac tion o f fers residen ts and  touris ts o f  the S t. Louis Me tropoli tan area a unique ou tdoor e xperience  tha t allo ws par ticipan ts  to li ve li fe ad ven turousl y and e xperience Cre ve Coeur Park  from a ne w  van tage poin t -  from  40  fee t up in  the  trees.E ven as  the da ys gro w shor ter and  the  tempera tures plunge, Parks s ta ys bus y running programs, e ven ts and ac ti vi ties because our mission  to pro vide high-quali t y recrea tion is a  year-round pursui t.  As  you  will see in  this issue o f our  Ac ti vi t y Guide, our Parks depar tmen t pro vides  various oppor tuni ties  to keep  you and  your  famil y bus y  throughou t  this  fall and  win ter. Our larges t e ven t o f  the  year,  Win ter  Wonderland in  Tilles Park, begins in No vember and  we in vi te  you  to bring  your  friends and  famil y  to e xperience  this displa y o f one million  t winkling ligh ts  tha t  will crea te holida y memories  tha t  will ne ver be  forgo t ten. Honorable Charlie  A. Doole y Coun t y E xecu ti ve 
Parks Advisory Board
Diane ChristyJohn LorenzGary OttenDon Zykan Angie Hilzinger Bob NelsonDenise PottGerry Sander Ernestine Shivers-Jones, Chair 
County Council
Hazel Erby District 1Kathleen Burkett, Chair District 2Colleen Wasinger District 3Michael O’Mara District 4Pat Dolan District 5Steve Stenger District 6Gregory F. Quinn District 7
 Accessibility 
For accommodations you may need to make aprogram accessible, or to receive this ActivityGuide in an alternate format, call (314) 615-4386 or (800) 735-2966 TTY (Relay Missouri). Advance notice of 48 hours (two businessdays) is needed for sign language interpreters.Requests for Braille requires more time.
Our Mission 
To provide high quality parks, facilities,
and recreation services that enhanceresidents’ lives through responsible andeffective management of resources.
FOLLOW US
FACEBOOKTWITTERPINTERESTYOUTUBEENEWS
Park Watch is a program to bring park visitors,park neighbors and St. Louis County Parksstaff together to ensure safety and the highestquality of facilities and services.If you see suspicious activities, vandalismor problems within a St. Louis County park,please call the Park Watch Hotline at(314) 615-ISEE (4733) or (800) 735-2966 TTY(Relay Missouri). You may remain anonymous.To contact a Park Ranger call (314) 615-8911. To report a crimein progress or a medical emergency, call 911.Please report only! Do not take action to intervene or attempt tocorrect a problem. This is the responsibility of St. Louis CountyParks Rangers and the St. Louis County Police Department.
 
Contents 
Special Events3Health, Wellness & Fitness9Dance11Sports13Ice Skating17Kids Korner19Scout Programs22Music/Fairs/Festivals/Shows23General Interest25At a Glance Calendar29Park Locations31Educational Programs33The Great Outdoors35Affton Community Center41Greensfelder Rec Plex42Kennedy Rec Plex43North County Rec Plex44St. Vincent Community Center45Museum of Transportation46Bissell House47Fort Belle Fontaine48St. Louis Carousel49Jefferson Barracks50Historic Village @ Faust51Gardening Programs52Volunteer Programs53Wedding Sites / Rentals54
What’s Inside...
Automobile Series 
Page 5
Winter Wonderland 
Page 6
Camp Creation Station 
Page 21
Athletic Fields 
Page 16
Learn to Skate 
Page 18
Children’s Garden Club 
Page 21
Hayrides 
Pages 26-27
Go Ape Coupon 
Page 28
Field Trips 
Page 34
Gone Fishin’
Pages 39-40
Location Guide 
ACC
 Affton Community Center 
GRC
Greensfelder Rec Plex
KRC
Kennedy Rec Plex
MOT
Museum of Transportation
NCR
North County Rec Plex
STV
St. Vincent Community Center 
Photography Policy 
St. Louis County Parks occasionallytakes photographs of participantsin park programs, classes or eventsfor marketing purposes. Please feelfree to let our staff know if you do notwant your photo or your child’s phototaken and/or used for the purposeof marketing. Community membersare also welcome to submit their ownphotos via our Facebook page or viaemail to ariehn@stlouisco.com.
 Additional Copies
 Additional hard copies of this Activity Guide are available in
our Clayton ofce or at any of our 
Recreation Complexes. For thelocation nearest you, visitwww.stlouisco.com/parks. An electronic, searchable versionof our Activity Guide can also befound on our website!
 Job Opportunities
Interested in working for St. LouisCounty Parks? Call the opportunityhotline at (314) 615-JOBS (5627) or visit our website atstlouisco.com/personnel/jobsearch.
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