Recreation and Sports

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Meramec | Off-Site

We provide an amazing and supportive recreational sport environment for you and your family. Indoors and out, choose from tennis, golf, team sports, fencing, and more.

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

Register and pay online for recreation and sports courses

Registration for spring 2019 Continuing Education classes opens on Jan. 7. Ageless Learning Seminar registration opens Jan. 22Call 314-984-7777 to register for spring classes by phone, or click the button above to register and pay online.

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Cards and Games

Bridge: Beginning

This class teaches the bidding, play, defense and etiquette used in contract bridge. It also provides the opportunity to learn the SAYC (Standard American bidding).
GAME:701 | 8 sessions | $54.50 Age 60+ | $89 Regular
P01 | M 5-7 p.m. | Phyllis Siegel | Feb. 4-April 15 | MC-CE
• NOTE: No class 10/15.
P02 | Tu 2:45-4:45 p.m. | Phyllis Siegel | Feb. 12-April 16 | Affton White-Rodgers, B
• NOTE: No class 3/19, 4/02.

Bridge: Supervised Party Bridge with Intermediate Instruction

Practice what you learn in a structured party bridge setting. You will be playing bridge, keeping score, and learning how to play your hand more skillfully. Prerequisite: A firm grasp of Beginning Bridge.
GAME:702 | 3 sessions | $26.50 Age 60+ | $39 Regular
P01 | M 5-7 p.m. | Phyllis Siegel | April 29-May 13 | MC-CE
P02 | Tu 2:45-4:45 p.m. | Phyllis Siegel | April 30-May 14 | Affton White-Rodgers, B

Bowling

Bowling Skills

Whether you are just beginning or looking to bring your game up a notch, have fun and learn new techniques, this class is for you. Learn proper swing technique, footwork, release points and basic pocket alignment. Extra fees for games each week.
PEDU:772 | 4 sessions | $26.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P01 | Tu noon-2 p.m. | Michael Bluth | March 26-April 16 | Crestwood Bowl

Fencing

Fencing: Beginning I and II

Learn the basics of swordplay in beginning fencing. Class emphasizes basics of footwork, bladework, and bouting and will accommodate returning students as well with instruction to expand technique. Equipment provided.
PEDU:745 | 8 sessions | $49 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P01 | W 6-7 p.m. | Patrick Dorsey | Feb. 20-April 17 | University City HS, Girls' Gym
• NOTE: No class 3/20.

Golf

The FUNdamentals

The FUNdamental Class will prepare students to acquire an open mind to the game of golf by learning the basics, or FUNdamentals. Students will learn all the skills required to insure a sound golf experience. Golf is a game we PLAY and this class is where you will learn to enjoy it and have FUN doing it.
PEDU:730 | 4 sessions | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P09 | Th 5-6 p.m. | April 11-May 2 | Golfport of Maryland Heights

Golf for Seniors

Learn the basic fundamentals of golf: grip, set-up, mini-swing, full swing, putting and chipping. Class will move at a slower pace. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:730 | 4 sessions | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P10 | Tu 10 a.m.-11 am | April 23-May 14 | Golfport of Maryland Heights

Golf : The Swing of Things

Get into the Swing of Things! This fun class is essential for every golfer! Perfecting your swing is not all about hitting the ball; it's learning and understanding how to use your body motion to create your perfect swing. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:765 | 4 sessions | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P02 | Tu 6-6:55 p.m. | April 23-May 14 | Golfport of Maryland Heights

Golf: Basics and Beyond

Learning to play correctly is key to a great golf game. New golfers get started on the right track and more experienced golfers will get back to basics to help 'unlearn' any bad habits. Class will cover putting, chipping, pitching, rules, etiquette, full swing with iron and full swing with wood. A great mix for beginning students just learning to play and experienced golfers brushing up on skills and rules of play as a refresher course! Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:730 | 5 sessions | $99 Age 60+ | $99 Regular
P01|  M 5:30-7 p.m. | April 8-May 6 | Eagle Springs
P02 | Sa 10-11:30 a.m. | April 13-May 11 | Eagle Springs

Golf: Beginning I

Start from the beginning and learn the basic fundamentals of golf: grip, set up, mini-swing, full swing, putting and chipping. Perfect introductory class for new players and a great way for experienced golfers to sharpen rudimentary golf skills. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:730 | 4 sessions | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P06 | Sa 9-10 a.m. | March 23-April 13 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
P05 | Th 7-8 p.m. | April 11-May 2 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
P04 This section is for women only: Tu 9-10 a.m. | April 23-May 14 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
PEDU:730 | 4 sessions | $49 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P13 | W 7-7:55 p.m. | March 27-April 17 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
P11 | M 5-5:55 p.m. | April 8-29 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
P15 | M 6-6:55 p.m. | April 8-29 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
P16 | M 7-7:55 p.m. | April 8-29 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
P12 | Su 1-1:55 p.m. | April 14-May 12 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
• NOTE: No class 4/21.
P17 | Sa 9-9:55 a.m. | April 27-May 18 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
P14 | Sa 10-10:55 a.m. | April 27-May 18 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
PEDU:730 | 6 sessions | $32 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P08 | Sa 10-11 a.m. | April 6-May 11 | First Tee Driving Range
P03 | W 6-7 p.m. | April 3-May 8 | First Tee Driving Range

Golf: Beginning II

Review, practice and expand on fundamentals presented in Golf: Beginning I class. With an emphasis on correcting individual swing faults, this is the perfect class for beginner golfers with previous instruction. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:731 | 4 sessions | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P04 | Tu 7-8 p.m. | April 23-May 14 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
P02 | This section is for women only: Tu 5-6 p.m. | April 23-May 14 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
P03 | Sa 9-10 a.m. | April 27-May 18 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
PEDU:731 | 4 sessions | $49 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P06 | W 5-5:55 p.m. | March 27-April 17 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
P07 | Sa noon-1 p.m. | April 27-May 18 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
PEDU:731 | 6 sessions | $32 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P01 | W 7-8 p.m. | April 3-May 8 | First Tee Driving Range
P05 | Tu 6-7 p.m. | April 9-May 14 | First Tee Driving Range

Golf: Caregiver/Child

Enjoy time with your child, ages 7-15, and have fun learning the basics of golf together! Improve your game and help your child practice his/her golf skills. Registration required for each participant. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:765 | 4 sessions | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P04 | Sa 10-10:55 a.m. | April 27-May 18 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
PEDU:765 | 4 sessions | $49 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P07 | W 6-6:55 p.m. | March 27-April 17 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
P08 | Su noon-12:55 p.m. | April 14-May 12 | Big Bend Golf Ctr
• NOTE: No class 4/21.

Golf: On-Course Lesson

Unique opportunity to play with an experienced golf instructor by your side. Golf professional will take you and just a few other students on course to play up to nine holes. Class is for golfers who have had prior instruction but have difficulty taking their game to the next level. Be prepared to pay Eagle Springs approximately $15 to play some holes on the course (includes a riding cart).
PEDU:765 | 1 session | $39 Age 60+ | $39 Regular
P01 | M 5-7:30 p.m. | May 13 | Eagle Springs, Clubhouse

Golf: Short Game Skills

Whether you are a beginning student or just wanting to improve your golf game, this class will cater to you. Spend each week focused on a short game skill: putting, chipping and pitching. Final class will be spent playing a practice green. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:765 | 6 sessions | $32 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P06 | Tu 7-7:55 p.m. | April 9-May 14 | First Tee Driving Range

Golf: Tee for Two

Want to enjoy the game of golf with your significant other? Whether you've played for years or never picked up a club, couples can enjoy time together while learning and improving golf skills. Open to all levels. Each participant must register. Clubs available for use at the range.
PEDU:765 | 4 sessions | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P05 | Th 6-6:55 p.m. | April 11-May 2 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
P03 | Sa 11-11:55 a.m. | April 27-May 18 | Golfport of Maryland Heights

Team Sports

Basketball: Recreational

Tired of riding the pine? Get up and play! A great way to have fun and get exercise. All levels welcome; just register and come play! Bring a white and a dark colored t-shirt to class. Do not wear jewelry.
PEDU:701 | 11 sessions | $9 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P01 | M 7-8:30 p.m. | Richard Bannecker | Feb. 25-May 6 | Kirkwood Community Ctr

Volleyball: Recreational

Keep fit, have fun and make friends. Just register and come play! All levels welcome.
PEDU:704 | 10 sessions | $37 | AGE 60+ | $69 Regular
P01 | F 7-8:30 p.m. | Jason Guss | March 1-May 10 | FV-PE, Main Gym
• NOTE: No class 3/22.

Tennis and Pickleball

Tennis: Beginning I-NTRP 1.0-2.0

See NTRP Rating Box above. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:733 | 7 sessions | $95 Age 60+ | $95 Regular
P02 | Sa 2-2:55 p.m. | Feb. 2-March 16 | Vetta Concord
P01 | Tu 1-1:55 p.m. | Feb. 5-March 19 | Vetta Concord

Tennis: Beginning I and II-NTRP 1.0-2.5

See NTRP Rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:733 | 4 sessions | $80 Age 60+ | $80 Regular
P04 | Sa 1-1:55 p.m. | Feb. 2-March 2 | Sunset Hills Watson Trails
• NOTE: No class 2/16.
P06 | Su 6-6:55 p.m. | Feb. 3-24 | Frontenac Racquet Club
P05 | Su 6-6:55 p.m. | March 3-24 | Frontenac Racquet Club
P07 | Sa 1-1:55 p.m. | March 9-30 | Sunset Hills Watson Trails
P08 | Sa 1-1:55 p.m. | April 6-May 4 | Sunset Hills Watson Trails
• NOTE: No class 4/20.
P03 | Tu 6:30-7:30 p.m. | April 30-May 21 | Lake School Park

Tennis: Beginning II-NTRP 2.5

See NTRP rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:734 | 7 sessions | $69 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P02 | Sa 3:30-4:25 p.m. | Feb. 2-March 16 | Vetta Concord
P01 | Sa 3:30-4:25 p.m. | March 30-May 11 | Vetta Concord

Tennis: Intermediate I-Advanced-NTRP 3.0-4.0

See NTRP rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:736 | 7 sessions | $95 Age 60+ | $95 Regular
P04 | Th 2-3:30 p.m. | Jan. 31-March 14 | Vetta Concord
P03 | Sa 4:30-6 p.m. | Feb. 2-March 16 | Vetta Concord
P02 | Tu 2-3:30 p.m. | March 26-May 7 | Vetta Concord
P01 | Sa 2-3:25 p.m. | March 30-May 11 | Vetta Concord

Tennis: Intermediate I-NTRP 3.0

See NTRP Rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:735 | 4 sessions | $80 Age 60+ | $80 Regular
P04 | Su 7-7:55 p.m. | Feb. 3-Feb. 24 | Frontenac Racquet Club
P05 | Su 7-7:55 p.m. | March 3-24 | Frontenac Racquet Club
PEDU:735 | 7 sessions | $95 Age 60+ | $95 Regular
P03 | Tu 2-3:30 p.m. | Feb. 5-March 19 | Vetta Concord
P01 | Th 2-3:30 p.m. | March 28-May 9 | Vetta Concord
P02 | Sa 4:30-6 p.m. | March 30-May 11 | Vetta Concord

Pickleball: Basics and Continuing

Come join the fun! Pickleball is a fast-growing sport for good reason: it's easy to learn, easy to play and is great exercise for all ages and abilities. Beginners will learn the basics of Pickleball while continuing students enjoy recreational play at a more advanced level. All equipment provided. Dress appropriately for outdoor court.
PEDU:740 | 6 sessions | $36.50 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P02 | Sa 9-9:55 a.m. | Allyson Duffin | April 6-May 11 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
P01 | Sa 10-10:55 a.m. | Allyson Duffin | April 6-May 11 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
P03 | M 5-5:55 p.m. | Allyson Duffin | April 8-May 13 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
P04 | M 6-6:55 p.m. | Allyson Duffin | April 8-May 13 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
P07 | W 5-5:55 p.m. | Allyson Duffin | April 10-May 15 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
PEDU:740 | 6 sessions | $89 Age 60+ | $89 Regular
P11 | W 8:30-10 a.m. | Jan. 23-Feb. 27 | Vetta Concord
P08 | M 8:30-9:55 a.m. | Feb. 4-March 18 | Vetta Concord
• NOTE: No class 2/18.
P09 | Tu 9:30-11 a.m. | Feb. 12-March 19 | Vetta Concord
P10 | Th 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Feb. 14-March 21 | Vetta Concord

Pickleball: Caregiver/Child

Enjoy spending time with your child (ages 7-15) while learning the fast-growing sport of pickleball. The game is easy to learn, easy to play and is great exercise for all ages and abilities. All equipment provided. Dress appropriately for outdoor court. Registration is required for each participant.
PEDU:740 | 6 sessions | $24.50 Age 60+ | $39 Regular
P05 | Sa 11-11:55 a.m. | Allyson Duffin | April 6-May 11 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
P06 | W 6-6:55 p.m. | Allyson Duffin | April 10-May 15 | Kennedy Recreation Complex

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