Recreation and Sports

Recreation and Sports

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | 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 opens Aug. 6 for all classes except Ageless Learning Seminars, which open Aug. 20.

Call 314-984-7777 to register for fall classes by phone or click the button above to register and pay online.



Click on the following headers to view available courses:

Bowling

Bowling Skills

Whether you are just beginning or looking to bring your game up a notch, have fun and learn new techniques. Learn proper swing technique, footwork, release points and basic pocket alignment. Extra fees for games each week.
PEDU:772 | $49 | Age 60+: $26.50
F01 | Tu 12 pm-2 pm | Michael Bluth | Oct 2-Oct 23 | Crestwood Bowl

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 | $89 | Age 60+: $54.50
F02 | Tu 2:45 pm-4:45 pm | Phyllis Siegel | Sep 4-Nov 13 | Affton White-Rodgers, A
NOTE: No class 9/11, 10/16, 11/6.
F01 | M 5 pm-7 pm | Phyllis Siegel | Sep 17-Nov 12 | MC - SS, 232
NOTE: No class 10/15.

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 | $39 | Age 60+: $26.50
F01 | M 5 pm-7 pm | Phyllis Siegel | Dec 3-Dec 17 | MC - SW, 108
F02 | Tu 2:45 pm-4:45 pm | Phyllis Siegel | Dec 4-Dec 18 | Affton White-Rodgers, A

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 | $69 | Age 60+: $49
F02 | W 6 pm-6:55 pm | Patrick Dorsey | Sep 5-Oct 24 | University City HS, Girls Gym

Golf

Golf: Basics and Beyond

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. 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 | $99 | Age 60+: $99
F01 | Sa 10 am-11:30 am | Sep 8-Oct 6 | Eagle Springs, Golf Course

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. Learn the basic fundamentals of golf: grip, set-up, mini-swing, full swing, putting and chipping. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:730
4 sessions | $45 | Age 60+: $45
F15 | Tu 6 pm-7 pm | Sep 11-Oct 2 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
F10 | Sa 9 am-9:55 am | Sep 15-Oct 6 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
6 sessions | $59 | Age 60+: $32
F23 | Th 6 pm-6:55 pm | Donald Simpson | Sep 13-Oct 18 | First Tee Driving Range
F22 | Sa 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | Donald Simpson | Sep 15-Oct 20 | 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. Review fundamentals presented in Golf: Beginning I with special emphasis on correcting individual swing faults. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:731
4 sessions | $45 | Age 60+: $45
F13 | Th 7 pm-8 pm | Sep 13-Oct 4 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
F14 | Sa 10 am-10:55 am | Sep 15-Oct 6 | Golfport of Maryland Heights
6 sessions | $59 | Age 60+: $32
F20 | Tu 6 pm-6:55 pm | Donald Simpson | Sep 11-Oct 16 | First Tee Driving Range
F21 | Th 7 pm-8 pm | Donald Simpson | Sep 13-Oct 18 | First Tee Driving Range

Golf: Swing of Things

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. 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:731 | $45 | Age 60+: $45
F16 | Tu 7 pm-8 pm | Sep 11-Oct 2 | Golfport of Maryland Heights

Caregiver/Child Golf

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 | $45 | Age 60+: $45
F12 | Sa 11 am-12 pm | Sep 15-Oct 6 | Golfport of Maryland Heights

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 range. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:765 | $45 | Age 60+: $45
F17 | Th 6 pm-6:55 pm | Sep 13-Oct 4 | 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:765 | $45 | Age 60+: $45
F11 | Tu 10 am-11 am | Sep 11-Oct 2 | Golfport of Maryland Heights

Golf: Playing Lessons

Enjoy this unique opportunity to play with an experienced golf instructor. Golf professional will take you and 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). Meet instructor at Eagle Springs Clubhouse. Tee time is at the start time so be sure to arrive a few minutes early.
PEDU:765 | $39 | Age 60+: $39
F04 | Tu 5 pm-7 pm | Rich Manley | Aug 28 | Eagle Springs, Clubhouse
F03 | Tu 5 pm-7 pm | Rich Manley | Sep 11 | 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. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:765 | $59 | Age 60+: $32
F24 | Tu 7 pm-8 pm | Donald Simpson | Sep 11-Oct 16 | First Tee Driving Range

Playing Better Golf

Become the best golfer you can be! Instruction will focus on putting, short game skills, and learning how to drive the ball further with more accuracy so you can start lowering your scores today. Open for all skill levels and balls will be provided. Class meets at Creve Coeur Municipal Golf Course.
PEDU:765 | $49 | Age 60+: $49
F01 | Th 5:30 pm-6:30 pm | Melvin Klearman | Sep 6-Oct 4 | Creve Coeur Municipal
F02 | Sa 9 am-11 am | Melvin Klearman | Sep 29-Oct 27 | Creve Coeur Municipal

Tennis and More

NEW! Caregiver/Child Pickleball

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 | $39 | Age 60+: $24.50
F07 | Sa 11 am-11:55 am | Allyson Duffin | Sep 8-Oct 13 | Kennedy Recreation Complex

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 | $59 | Age 60+: $36.50
F03 | Sa 9 am-9:55 am | Allyson Duffin | Sep 8-Oct 13 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
F04 | Sa 10 am-10:55 am | Allyson Duffin | Sep 8-Oct 13 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
F01 | M 5 pm-5:55 pm | Allyson Duffin | Sep 10-Oct 15 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
F02 | M 6 pm-6:55 pm | Allyson Duffin | Sep 10-Oct 15 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
F05 | W 5 pm-7 pm | Allyson Duffin | Sep 12-Sep 26 | Kennedy Recreation Complex
F06 | Th 5 pm-7 pm | Allyson Duffin | Sep 13-Sep 27 | Kennedy Recreation Complex

NEW! Padel Tennis

Come try the new, exciting game of Padel tennis, which uses shorter courts, lower compression tennis balls and NO racket. Instead, padels are used to volley back and forth. If you are looking for a fun spin on tennis with less court to cover, this is it. Padels and tennis balls provided.
PEDU:733 | $55 | Age 60+: $55
F03 | Th 8 pm-8:55 pm | Sep 6-Sep 27 | Sunset Hills Watson Trails
F04 | Tu 7:30 pm-8:30 pm | Sep 11-Oct 2 | Lake School Park, Tennis Court

Tennis: Beginning I (NTRP 1.0-2.0)

See NTRP Rating Box above. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:733 | $69 | Age 60+: $69
F08 | Sa 3:30 pm-4:25 pm | Sep 8-Oct 20 | Vetta Sports - Concord
F07 | Tu 1 pm-1:55 pm | Oct 23-Dec 4 | Vetta Sports - Concord

Tennis: Beginning I and II (NTRP 1.0-2.5)

See NTRP Rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:733
4 sessions | $55 | Age 60+: $55
F05 | Th 7 pm-7:55 pm | Sep 6-Sep 27 | Sunset Hills Watson Trails
F06 | Tu 6:30 pm-7:25 pm | Sep 11-Oct 2 | Lake School Park, Tennis Court
6 sessions | $85 | Age 60+: $85
F02 | Su 6 pm-7 pm | Sep 16-Oct 21 | Frontenac Racquet Club
F01 | Su 6 pm-7 pm | Nov 4-Dec 9 | Frontenac Racquet Club

Tennis: Beginning II (NTRP 2.5)

See NTRP rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:734 | $69 | Age 60+: $69
F02 | Sa 3:30 pm-4:25 pm | Sep 8-Oct 20 | Vetta Sports - Concord
F01 | Sa 3:30 pm-4:25 pm | Oct 27-Dec 15 | Vetta Sports - Concord
NOTE: No class 11/24.

We have more! We also offer Youth Tennis classes for kids as young as four! Be sure to check out Youth Classes.

Tennis: Intermediate I (NTRP 3.0)

See NTRP Rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:735
6 sessions | $85 | Age 60+: $85
F02 | Sa 4 pm-5 pm | Sep 8-Oct 13 | Forest Lake Tennis Club
F01 | Sa 4 pm-5 pm | Oct 27-Dec 1 | Forest Lake Tennis Club
7 sessions | $95 | Age 60+: $95
F03 | Th 2 pm-3:30 pm | Sep 6-Oct 18 | Vetta Sports - Concord
F05 | Tu 2 pm-3:30 pm | Oct 23-Dec 4 | Vetta Sports - Concord
F04 | Sa 4:30 pm-6 pm | Oct 27-Dec 15 | Vetta Sports - Concord
NOTE: No class 11/24.

Tennis: Intermediate I - Advanced (NTRP 3.0-4.0)

See NTRP rating Box. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:736 | $95 | Age 60+: $95
F01 | Tu 2 pm-3:30 pm | Sep 4-Oct 16 | Vetta Sports - Concord
F02 | Sa 4:30 pm-6 pm | Sep 8-Oct 20 | Vetta Sports - Concord
F03 | Th 2 pm-3:30 pm | Oct 25-Dec 13 | Vetta Sports - Concord
NOTE: No class 11/22.
F05 | Sa 2 pm-3:25 pm | Oct 27-Dec 15 | Vetta Sports - Concord
NOTE: No class 11/24.

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 | $59 | Age 60+: $59
F01 | Tu 7 pm-8:30 pm | Richard Bannecker | Sep 11-Nov 27 | Oakville Sr. HS
NOTE: No class 11/6.

Volleyball: Recreational

Keep fit, have fun and make friends. Just register and come play! All levels welcome.
PEDU:704 | $60 | Age 60+: $32.50
F01 | F 7 pm-8:30 pm | Jason Guss | Sep 14-Nov 16 | FV - PE, Gym


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