Kirkwood Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center

Season Opens May 26, 2018

Call 822-5855 to register for upcoming swim team assessments on April 21 & 28 at 8:30 AM. For more information send questions to



Youth Programs: Fall/Winter 2017-18

Mommy and Me Fitness Activity #6014
Powered by GYMGUYZ. Moms, get a great workout while enjoying time with your children. We will incorporate fun, body conditioning exercise that will captivate your child’s attention while you get a great workout! Geared for kids newborn through preschool.
Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 a.m. T4: 9/12-10/17 T5: 10/24-11/28
R&NR $49 per 6-week session (only mommy needs to register)

NEW! Scout Programs  
Are you a boy/girl/cub scout in grades K-12 working on a nature oriented badge or pin? Naturalist April Anderson will help you fulfill your requirements by tailoring this 90-minute program to meet your troop or den's needs. Time and location can be arranged. $10/scout (attentive adults free). Call 314-822-5862 for more information.

Imagination Stations Ages 1-6 with adult Activity #6033
We partnered up with the Kirkwood Library to offer a program filled with story time, craft activities, games and more. Each month we’ll be exploring a different fun location. No Charge!
Pre-registration required for all Imagination Stations.
Puppy Party in the Park Wed. 9/27 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Bring your pooch (on a leash)! Meet at Walker Park Gazebo.
Fun at the Fruit Stand Wed. 10/11 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Pumpkins galore! Meet at Kirkwood Farmer’s Market Greenway.
Imagination Police Station Wed. 11/8 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Meet some of our area heroes! Meet at Kirkwood Police Station.
Imagination Train Station Wed. 1/10 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Listen up for the train whistle! Meet at the Kirkwood Train Station.
Imagination Fire Station Wed. 2/7 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Check out the big red trucks! Meet at Big Bend Firehouse.

Youth Soccer Leagues Grades 2-8
Our co-ed recreational leagues start September 23. For assistance in locating a team at your school or to volunteer as a coach, call 314-984-6966. To be added to a list of players looking for a team go to

Dr. Volleyball Grades 4-12 Activity #6006
These year-round courses offer the correct “dosage” of volleyball instruction. Courses are designed to provide a fundamental, fun approach to volleyball for our “patients.” Each course includes six weeks of instruction under the guidance of “PhD-like” staff who focus on skills including passing, setting, hitting, serving, digging and blocking. Instructors are current collegiate USAV players, coaches, or referees. 6-week sessions.
Wednesdays 5:15-6:15 p.m.
W6: 9/6-10/11 W7: 10/25-12/7 (no class 11/22)
W1: 1/3-2/7 W2: 2/21-3/28
Please register by Monday before first class. R&NR $75

Taekwondo for Kids       Ages 5-7 Activity #6009
Fast paced activities designed to be fun while teaching the major fundamental skills and disciplines of the martial arts. Additional fees for uniforms ($20-$25 depending on size) and annual AAU membership ($14) apply. Choose from Wednesdays or Thursdays. For more information please call Pat at 314-620-1987.
Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
W4: 9/27-12/20 (no class 11/22) W1: 1/3-3/28 
Thursdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
H1: 9/28-12/21 (no class 11/23)  H2: 1/4-3/29 
R $24 NR $36 per 12-week session

Kirkwood Youth Theatre Fall Production: Shrek the Musical, Jr. Ages 8-18
Ages 8-18. Audition Date: Sunday, Oct. 1
Call 314-822-5855 to reserve a 1-hour audition spot beginning Wed. Sep. 6 at 9 a.m.
(10:00, 11:00, Noon, & 1:00 audition slots available)
Rehearsals held Sun/Mon/Wed 10/4-11/20 (tech week begins 11/26)
Show Dates: Thursday-Sunday Nov. 30-Dec. 3
Tickets go on sale to the public Oct 25; $7 each
Performances held in the Robert G. Reim Theater

"Kicks and Grins" Mini Soccer     Grades K-1
Kids can join this learn-to-play soccer program at Kirkwood Park on the outfield of Field #3 that begins on Sept 23rd. Registration includes 6 weeks of Saturday sessions, T-shirt, & a soccer ball. Program times are 9:30 a.m. for Kindergarten & 10:45 a.m. for 1st graders, R-7 School district $40. Out of district $50. Get $40 rebate if you volunteer and are accepted as head coach. Registration online at: or over the phone at 314-822-5855. Children will be grouped together by school as much as possible, in hopes to build a 2nd grade team.
Registration Deadline: 9/15

Challenger Sports Tiny Tykes Ages 2-5
Kirkwood Parks and Recreation is proud to offer the Challenger Sports Tiny Tykes Program. Tiny Tykes is an exciting program that teaches basic soccer skills while developing strength, balance, coordination, listening skills, and teamwork for children ages 2-5 (Pre K). The professional, licensed British Coaches will ensure your child has a positive soccer experience and a great time. Each player will receive a full uniform and soccer ball. Returning players have the option of a backpack or soccer ball. All lessons will be on the outfield of Field #3 in Kirkwood Park.
Tues. 1:00-1:45 p.m. Ages 2-3 8/15-9/12
Tues. 1:45-2:30 p.m. Ages 4-5 8/15-9/12
Thur. 10:00-10:45 a.m. Ages 2-3 8/17-9/14
Thur. 11:00-11:45 a.m. Ages 4-5 8/17-9/14
Space is limited – Register online at
R&NR $65

Emmenegger Nature Walks
Join us for an informative nature walk! Wear weather-appropriate clothing and bring a camera, notebook or field guide if you'd like. All Ages. No Charge!