Family & Kids
Extreme Sports Lessons (Scooter, Skateboarding, and BMX) are offered at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 through Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Youth Activity Park, 7801 Hwy. N
Extreme Sports Lessons (Scooter, Skateboarding, and BMX) are offered at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 through Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Youth Activity Park, 7801 Hwy. N in Dardenne Prairie.
- Scooter 101 and 102 lessons are scheduled March 5–19, May 7–21, July 9–23 and Sept. 3–17. Scooter 101 is for those who are new to riding scooters and want to learn the fundamentals of scooter riding. It teaches basic components of riding and skate park use; proper riding stance, pushing, and balancing; rolling down small to medium hills, bowls, and transitions; and equipment maintenance and tuning. If time permits, the class will cover more advanced skills and tricks. Scooter 102 participants learn intermediate-level bowl and transition riding; intermediate-to advanced-level trick and grinding skills; fundamentals to improve overall riding skills; and skills individual riders want to learn or improve. Scooter 101 starts at 5 p.m.; Scooter 102 at 6 p.m. Each class meets for 45 minutes on three consecutive Tuesdays and cost is $35 per session.
- Skateboarding 101 and 102 lessons are scheduled March 6–20, May 8–22, July 10–24 and
Sept. 4–18. Skateboarding 101 is for riders new to the skateboarding scene who want to learn the fundamentals. Participants learn skateboard and park basics; proper stance and board adjustments; how to push, keep balance, and make simple turns; rolling down small to medium hills and banks; and board equipment maintenance and tuning. If time permits more advanced skills and tricks can be covered. Participants at Skateboarding 102 learn intermediate level bowl and transition skating; basic to intermediate grinding and flat ground trick development; and fundamentals to improve skater’s overall riding skills. Skateboarding 101 starts at 5 p.m.; Scooter 102 at 6 p.m. Each class meets for 45 minutes on three consecutive Wednesdays and cost is $35 per session.
- BMX 101 and 102 lessons are scheduled March 7–21, May 9–23, July 11–25 and Sept. 5–19. BMX 101 is for riders who are new to the BMX scene and want to learn the fundamentals of BMX. Participants learn BMX riding and park basics; pedaling, turning, and adjusting; riding small bowls, hills and transitions; and bike equipment maintenance and tuning. If time permits more advanced skills and tricks can be covered. BMX 102 is for intermediate riders who want to take their skills to the next level. Participants learn intermediate-level bowl and transition riding; dropping-in, riding ramps and grinding; intermediate to advanced trick development; and fundamentals to improve overall riding skills. If time permits more advanced skills and tricks can be covered. BMX 101 starts at 5 p.m.; Scooter 102 at 6 p.m. Each class meets for 45 minutes on three consecutive Thursdays and cost is $35 per session.
Experience the thrill of learning extreme sports at the Youth Activity Park in Dardenne Prairie. When registering for group, private and semi-private skateboarding, BMX, and scooter classes, students will learn how to skate and ride the concrete wave on the largest outdoor skate park in Missouri.
The 25-acre Youth Activity Park takes extreme sports to the next level with its state-of-the-art, 33,000-square-foot skate course that offers challenges for every skill level. Outdoor lighting, a street course, three bowls—beginner, intermediate and advanced—and snake run scattered with ramps, gaps, and hubbas, make it the perfect place to learn extreme sports in a supervised environment. For youth and adults ages 4–18.
Anyone taking lessons or participating in extreme sports activities in the park must wear a helmet and have a valid waiver on file at the Youth Activity Park. Any session canceled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled. Space is limited for group lessons. Private and semi-private lessons also are available year-round and cost $80 for private and $60 for semi-private. Admission to the park is free in 2019.
To register for skateboarding, BMX or scooter lessons, visit bit.ly/2019ParkRegistration online and choose the lessons you are interested in taking or call the park at (636) 561-4964.
May 5 (Sunday) 5:00 pm - September 17 (Tuesday) 6:00 pm
Youth Activity Park
7801 Hwy. N in Dardenne Prairie
Yoga in the Park is from 8-9 a.m. every Saturday, June through September at Veterans Tribute Park 1031 Kisker Road in Weldon Spring. This new program promotes community health, energizes the body
Yoga in the Park is from 8-9 a.m. every Saturday, June through September at Veterans Tribute Park 1031 Kisker Road in Weldon Spring.
This new program promotes community health, energizes the body and gives citizens of all ages a sense of inner peace. Participants will be stretching and moving during the class and are encouraged to wear loose fitting clothes, bring a mat or towel, and water to drink. Those interested in attending should meet near the grassy area next to Shelter #3 in the park. Yoga classes are free and registration is not required. For more information about the class, call
(636) 949-7535 or visit stccparks.org.
June 1 (Saturday) 8:00 am - September 28 (Saturday) 9:00 am
Veterans Tribute Park
1031 Kisker Road in Weldon Spring.
Gifted Support Network/Code Ninja Family Day is from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at Code Ninjas, 2955 Hwy K in O'Fallon. Gifted Support Network
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
2955 Hwy K in O'Fallon.
Community Dance Celebrates First Anniversary from 6:30-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at Wentzville Community Club 500 W Main Street in Wentzville. Music, dancing, and cake - after
Community Dance Celebrates First Anniversary from 6:30-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at Wentzville Community Club 500 W Main Street in Wentzville.
Music, dancing, and cake – after our first and very successful year, 5TH Saturday Community Dance is celebrating our first anniversary! All are welcome – singles, couples, families, seniors, youth age 8 and up. Easy mixers and fun contra dances delight even non-dancers. No experience? No partner? No problem! All dances are taught. Bob Green will return to call instructions to the lively, old-time tunes of Martha & The Troublemakers. This same caller and band played at the debut dance one year ago. Sponsored by Crossroads Arts Council, which is also celebrating its fifth anniversary. Hosted by Wentzville Community Club.
5TH Saturday Community Dance offers friendly, casual, inexpensive fun in a family-friendly environment. Potluck snacks welcome. Requested donation: $7 ages 18 and older; $3 for children 8-17. Maximum donation per family (living together) is $20. Please note that all who attend may be photographed for promotional purposes of 5TH Saturday Community Dance or Crossroads Arts Council. This event is offered on every 5th Saturday of the year. Other dates are August 21, and November 30.
5TH Saturday Community Dance started in June of 2018 as a project of Crossroads Community Arts Council. Over 100 new and experienced contra dancers have attended from St. Charles and St. Louis counties and beyond. See dance clips, photos, and more at facebook.com/groups/WentzvilleDance. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Crossroads Arts Council is to cultivate, nurture, and grow the arts in Wentzville by supporting local artists. Annual events include a spring Spanning the Generations Art Show, a fall Pieces of the Heart Quilt Show, Arts and Ales and other activities and classes throughout each year. New members always welcome. Find out more by emailing email@example.com or visit crossroadsartscouncil.org.
(Saturday) 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wentzville Community Club
500 West Main St. Wentzville
Beginner Kayak Classes are at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 30 and 1:30 on Saturday, August 24 at The Park at New Melle Lakes, 400 Foristell Road in New Melle and
Beginner Kayak Classes are at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 30 and 1:30 on Saturday, August 24 at The Park at New Melle Lakes, 400 Foristell Road in New Melle and at 10 a.m. on Saturday July 27 at Broemmelsiek Park, 1795 Highway DD in Defiance.
This two-hour class focuses on the basics of safely paddling a kayak. Participants learn the rules of kayaking and on-water instruction of the Four Basic Strokes and Five Basic Maneuvers new paddlers need to know to control a kayak.
Intermediate Kayak Classes are at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 30 and 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 24 at The Park at New Melle Lakes, 400 Foristell Road in New Melle and at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27 at Broemmelsiek Park, 1795 Highway DD in Defiance.
This three-hour class reviews topics covered in the beginner class and provides additional instruction for wet exits, self-rescues and assisted rescues. Participants also learn additional paddling techniques such as edging and low bracing to aid in kayak control.
Beginner Kayak Classes are $45 per person and Intermediate Kayak Classes are $65. To participate in the class, children must be able to wear an adult small-sized personal floatation device and be able to handle an adult-sized paddle by themselves without difficulty. For more information and to register, visit alpineshop.regfox.com/19mainkayakingclasspage.
(Sunday) 10:00 am
1795 Highway DD, Defiance