Events




  1. BetterU


    Applications are being accepted now through April 30 for the three-month BetterU Challenge, presented by the American Heart Association. Application is open to women 18 and older who are considered at-risk for some type of cardiac event, with the goal of the program being to inspire them to adopt healthier lifestyle changes. Benefits include  increased physical activity, better nutrition, and establishing healthy habits that may last a lifetime. Ten applicants will be selected and notified May 11 and the challenge begins May 30, with an official program kick-off of May 16. The Park Board sponsors several benefits and activities for the 10 selected participants including the following:

    • Complimentary 3-month summer individual membership at Chesterfield, Dan Kinney and Doling Family Centers
    • Weekly personal training session with parks Fitness staff
    • 12 weekly educational classes and physical activities, including:
      • Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park Walk – June 6
      • Ritter Springs Trail Walk – July 11
      • Yoga class at Doling Family Center – July 18
      • Water Aerobics class at Doling Family Center – Aug. 22

    The program culminates at the Sept. 9 AHA Go Red Luncheon, where participants' personal achievements and success stories will be shared. Participants will also receive free entry to three walk/run events sponsored by different organizations in September, October and November.


     

  2. Golf Customer Appreciation and Masters Kick-Off Party


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns over Coronavirus.   Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    Rivercut Golf Course 891-1645

    All ages
    Wed., April 8
    4-6 p.m.
    Free

  3. WOW School at Lake Springfield Park


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    Lake Springfield Park 891-1550

    4 yrs. and up
    April 17-18
    Fri., 5 p.m. -Sat., 5 p.m.
    $32/person or
    $102/family of 4

  4. Party for the Planet


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    Dickerson Park Zoo 833-1570

    All ages
    Sat., April 18
    10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    $15/Adults and teens,
    $10/Children 3-12 yrs. and $12/60 yrs. and up
    Free/Children 2 and under, and
    FOZ members

  5. Earth Day & Arbor Day Movie Night


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    Botanical Center 891-1515

    All ages
    Fri., April 24
    7 p.m.
    Free

  6. Bark in the Park


    Attention
    This event has been postponed due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.
    Phelps Grove Park 864-1049

    All ages
    Sat., April 25
    10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free

  7. Master Gardener and Garden Society Plant Sale


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    Botanical Center 891-1515

    All ages
    Sat., April 25
    8 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free admission, prices vary per plant

  8. Community-Wide Play Day


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    Fassnight Park 888-2020 (CPO)

    Infants to 12 yrs., with parent/guardian
    Sat., April 25
    10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free