Sports, Recreation & Fitness

Friday Night Equestrian Club at Castlewood Stables

The Castlewood Stables Friday Night Equestrian Club is a 2 1/2 hour event that is held on select Friday nights for 8 to 14-year-olds. They will learn the basics of riding, make a fun craft, learn about grooming and tacking up a horse  . . . all in a Horse Club/Camplike setting! 

They can bring friends or come and make new friends who share their passion for horses! Pre-registration is required. Cost is $30 per child. 

Sign up at castlewoodstables.com

 

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Circus Harmony

Circus Harmony, St. Louis' only social circus, teaches the art of life through circus education. Kids of all ages can discover a world of fun at Circus Harmony classes and camps, featuring tumbling, dance, acrobatics, aerial arts and hula hooping. Drop-in juggling and unicycling programs are available, as are private and semi-private lessons. And for those children who want to prepare for a future under the big top, the nonprofit also offers personalized, pre-professional training. 

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Vetta Sports Lacrosse

Now registering for Fall sessions! Vetta Sports offers Lacrosse instruction for boys and girls available at three locations in the St. Louis metro area. Vetta Lacrosse is presented in partnership with St. Louis Samurai Lacrosse for coaching resources, and is dedicated to teaching skill development, sportsmanship, making Lacrosse FUN for all ages and building lacrosse in the St. Louis area.

Various skill and age levels are offered:

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Vetta Sports

 Vetta Sports offers Kickaroos and Instructional Soccer League classes for kids from age 18 months and up. Kickaroos is a super fun sports program designed for boys and girls ages 18 months to 5 years. Centered around soccer, Kickaroos promotes physical fitness, coordination, agility, an understanding of sports play and lots of smiles! 

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Miss Kelly's Gym

Miss Kelly's Gym is a local, family owned gymnastics and fitness facility for kids. We offer gymnastics, dance and sport skills classes as well as children's Birthday Parties, Parents Night Out, Kids Camps and Open Gym.  

Our mission is to enhance the lives of children and their families by providing fitness and gymnastics classes in a challenging yet non-competitive environment. We are committed to helping children build self-confidence and develop physically, socially, and emotionally, all while being themselves and having fun. That’s the “Miss Kelly’s Way!”

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Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed

Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed is a partnership between the Parkway and Rockwood School Districts that provides high-quality programs for all ages. Many programs are open to residents of all St. Louis area school districts, not just Parkway and Rockwood. Choose from a wide variety of sports programs (soccer, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball, year-round group and private swim instruction (starting at age 6 months!), instructional camps and clinics, fitness (family yoga, zumba, boot camp), martial arts, arts & crafts, computer skills, orchestra, dance, outdoor education, and even family adventure travel opportunities like Smoky Mountains Adventure, Ozarks Rocks and more. 

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The Lodge Des Peres

The Lodge Des Peres offers a variety of fitness, sports, aquatic, dance and art programs for both kids and adults throughout the year. Drop in and use our gymnasium, indoor wave pool, lap pool or fitness center for fun indoor activities when the St. Louis weather gets extreme.

Call 314-835-6150 or visit thelodgedesperes.com for more information.

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Boo at the Zoo Nights
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark during special Boo at the Zoo Nights. This non-scary celebration is designed just for kids and families, and costumes are encouraged.

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Tuesday Tails
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals.

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Parent & Me Pony Rides, Crafts and Farm Animal Experience
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Parents! Bring your little ones for this fun parent & me activity at Castlewood Stables. You'll participate in pony rides, equestrian interactions, enjoy a farm animal petting area and a craft session. Activities will be held rain or shine in an indoor facility. During October, this event will be Halloween-themed, and kids are welcome to wear costumes (as long as they won't get in the way of them riding a horse).

 

 

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Balloon Twisting Workshop
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Kids can bring out their inner sculptors and learn how to twist the basic balloon dog, a simple balloon hat, a huge octopus and more at this free workshop led by the pros at Circus Kaput. 

 

 

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