Recreation and Sports

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Forest Park | Corporate College | 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

Learn more and register online for recreation and sports courses

Please call 314-984-7777 to register for classes by phone, or click the button above to register and pay online.

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Cards and Games

Bridge: Beginning

Want to learn a new card game this fall? Bridge is the perfect game for you! Learn Standard American (SAYC) bidding, game instruction, defense techniques and general etiquette used in contract bridge.
GAME:701 | 4 sessions | $24 AGE 60+ | $39 REG
GAME:701
| 8 sessions | $58.50 or $66 AGE 60+ | $89 REG

Bridge: Supervised Party Bridge with Intermediate Instruction

Practice what you learned in Bridge: Beginning in this structured party bridge setting. Play bridge, keep score and learn how to play your hand more skillfully. Prerequisite: Bridge: Beginning or equivalent experience.
GAME:702 | 3 sessions | $27.50 or $29 AGE 60+ | $39 REG

Chess for Beginners

Are you new to the game of chess? Have you always wanted to learn the world’s greatest game? Starting at square one, go from pawn to a tournament ready chess player! Build critical thinking, spark cognitive development, increase memory and learn skills that translate to all parts of your life. All chess materials provided.
GAME:710 | 8 sessions | $39.50 AGE 60+ | $59 REG

NEW! Chess Tactics and Strategy

Go beyond the opening and dive into tactical motifs and complex checkmate patterns. Analyze high level grandmaster games, middle game and endgame strategies. Students at this level can readily implement opening principles and can demonstrate all advanced rules of chess. This class is for intermediate chess players who know how to play but have not yet learned the more challenging concepts.
GAME:710 | 8 sessions | $39.50 AGE 60+ | $59 RE 

NEW! Learn to Play Mah Jongg and Supervised Play

Challenge your intellect with the Chinese game of Mah Jongg. This tile-based game similar to the card game rummy is gaining popularity all around the world. Learn this game of skill, strategy and chance in just three sessions! Already know how to play or need a refresher? Join us for supervised play with instruction as needed! Bring 2019 Mah Jongg card to class.
GAME:710 | 3 sessions | $29 AGE 60+ | $39 REG

Fencing 

Fencing: Beginning I and II

Have fun learning the basics of swordplay! 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 | $44 AGE 60+ | $69 REG

Recreational 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 | 12 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG

Volleyball: Recreational

Keep fit, have fun and make friends. Register and come play! All levels welcome.
PEDU:704 | 10 sessions | $37 AGE 60+ | $69 REG

Golf

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 | 4 sessions | $45 AGE 60+ | $45 REG

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 can get back to basics to help unlearn any bad habits. Class covers 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 REG

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 REG
PEDU:730
| 6 sessions | $32 AGE 60+ | $59 REG

Golf: Beginning II

Review, practice and expand on fundamentals presented in Golf: Beginning I class. With emphasis on correcting individual swing faults, this is the perfect class for beginning golfers with previous instruction. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:731 | 4 sessions | $45 AGE 60+ | $45 REG
PEDU:731
| 6 sessions | $32 AGE 60+ | $59 REG

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 golf skills. Registration required for each participant. Extra fee for balls. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:765 | 4 sessions | $45 AGE 60+ | $45 REG 

NEW!  Golf: Advanced

Focus on individual skills that need improvement. This class is catered to the experienced golfer eager to practice drills, refine their golf mind set and improve course management skills.
PEDU:734 | 6 sessions | $32 AGE 60+ | $59 REG 

Golf: Playing Lesson

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 class start time, so be sure to arrive a few minutes early.
PEDU:765 | 1 session | $39 AGE 60+ | $39 REG

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 REG

Golf: Short Game Skills

Whether you are a beginning student or just want to improve your golf game, this class caters 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 REG

Golf: Tee for Two

Want to enjoy the game of golf with your significant other? Whether you’ve played for years or have 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. Extra fee for balls.
PEDU:765 | 4 sessions | $45 AGE 60+ | $45 REG

Tennis and Pickleball

NTRP Ratings. Designations used as a tool to assist students when registering for tennis classes:

  • Beginning I (1.0-2.0): Designed for beginners and those who have limited experience with basic tennis strokes. Proper techniques of all strokes will be covered. Drills will be used and tennis etiquette and rules will be discussed. Players will be grouped according to ability.
  • Beginning I and II (1.0-2.5): Designed for beginners and those who need to brush up on the basics. Techniques covered are forehand, backhand, serve, volley, basic strategy as well as drill exercises. Players will be grouped according to ability.
  • Beginning II (2.5): Further emphasized is proper stroke development and footwork through the use of drills. Tennis etiquette and rules will be reviewed. Constancy of stroke production is a major goal.
  • Intermediate I (3.0-3.5): A refresher on proper stroke execution. Drills are used and emphasis is on improved consistency and directional control. Strategy and some match play are covered.
  • Intermediate II to Advanced (3.5-4.0): This course includes more advanced drills, work on strategy and match play, with a goal of playing better percentage tennis.

Bring tennis shoes and racket. Tennis balls provided. Facilities may not be air-conditioned. Please dress appropriately. Every effort will be made to schedule a make-up class for outdoor classes missed due to rain-outs. However, no refunds will be given for rained-out classes.

Tennis: Beginning I - NTRP 1.0-2.0

See NTRP ratings above. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:733 | 7 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG

Tennis: Beginning I and II - NTRP 1.0-2.5

See NTRP ratings above. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:733 | 4 sessions | $80 AGE 60+ | $80 REG

Tennis: Beginning II - NTRP 2.5

See NTRP ratings above. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:734 | 7 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG

Tennis: Intermediate I - NTRP 3.0

See NTRP ratings above. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:735 | 4 sessions | $80 AGE 60+ | $80 REG
PEDU:735
| 7 sessions | $95 AGE 60+ | $95 REG 

Tennis: Intermediate Advanced - NTRP 3.0-4.0

See NTRP ratings above. Tennis balls provided.
PEDU:736 | 7 sessions | $95 AGE 60+ | $95 REG

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 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 REG

Bowling

Bowling Skills

Whether you are just beginning or looking to bring your bowling game up a notch, have fun and learn new techniques as 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 REG

 

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