It's Monster Machines Day at Des Peres Park! See a police car, bulldozer, fire truck and much more up close during this hands-on, free event. Kids can climb in and look around and let their imagination take them on a ride. Kids can also visit the bicycle obstacle course and go for a ride to test their skills. Kids are encouraged to bring their own bikes.
Ballwin Summer Camps exist to provide campers with an unforgettably fun summer experience right in West County. From traditional day camps, sports camps, and aqua camps, to variety camps based on a specific theme (including Harry Potter, Myth Busters, Theater Camp and more) there is something for every camper.
Kids ages 2-15 can spend their summer playing games, swimming at North Pointe Aquatic Center or taking field trips. Club AM and PM extended care hours are offered with most camps, and Club PM is free!
Looking for something AMAZING to offer your kids over summer break? Send them to Ultimate Ninjas Camps, where they will learn how to tackle obstacles as seen in the hit TV show American Ninja Warrior. At Ultimate Ninjas, we instill self-confidence, acceptance, and a true hunger for tackling obstacles with a positive mindset. The best part: we have a BLAST doing it! Led by 3-time American Ninja Warrior competitor Kirsti Pratt, you will not find a more positive environment where kids can show up, be valued for exactly who they are, and discover what they are uniquely capable of achieving.
The Magic House offers special morning hours for families with young children Tuesday through Friday during the school year. Select exhibits open at 10:30 a.m. before the entire museum opens at noon. Preschool Hours feature exhibits that are geared toward children ages 2-8, but anyone is welcome to visit.
Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended.