Picnic Reservations:

Picnic and facility reservations open in November of the year prior to the reservation year for residents and in February of the reservation year for nonresidents, as follows:

  • Kirkwood Residents: 1st working day in November of the year before the reservation year
  • Non-Residents: 1st working day in February of the reservation year

Kirkwood Camps 2017

FEB. 8 at 8 a.m. 
for Residents of Kirkwood (online only*)
FEB. 15 at 8 a.m.
 for Residents of Kirkwood (phone or in-person)
FEB. 22 at 8 a.m. for Non-Residents (online, phone, or in-person) 

CLICK HERE for online registration 

*Instructions for online registration found at the bottom of this page

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is not complete until after payment is processed and confirmation is generated. 




Spring Break Camp Grades 1-5 Activity #6001
Kirkwood kids! Get your spring break energy out with a day at the Kirkwood Community Center. We’ll spend the day playing in the gym, doing arts and crafts, playing in the park (weather permitting), and ice skating!
Now offered Tues., Wed., and Thurs. of KSD spring break! Bring a sack lunch.
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tue. 3/14 Wed. 3/15 Thu. 3/16 R $15 NR $18 per day

Camp Kirkwood Grades 1-5 Activity #5001
Come join in the fun! Kirkwood’s oldest camp program is full of exciting games and activities, arts and crafts, nature exploration, all-camp theme days, and a different field trip each week. Space is limited, so sign up today! Bring a sack lunch daily. 3-week sessions.
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
M1: 6/5–6/23 R $240 NR $300
M2: 6/26-7/14 R $224 NR $280 (No Camp 7/4)

Camp Kirkwood Kids Ages 3-5 Activity #5002
We didn’t forget about our little ones! Campers will play games, enjoy story time, get creative with crafts, and have fun with theme days. Must be 3 years old by session start date to enroll and must be potty trained. Campers spend time inside the Community Center and outside in the park, weather permitting. Snack served daily.
3-week sessions. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Choose from these options:
Mon. & Wed. M1: 6/5-6/21 R $60 NR $75
M2: 6/26-7/12 R $60 NR $75
Tue. & Thu. T1: 6/6-6/22 R $60 NR $75
T2: 6/27-7/13 R $50 NR $65 (No Camp 7/4)
Mon.-Thu. M3: 6/5-6/22 R $120 NR $150
M4: 6/26-7/13 R $110 NR $140 (No Camp 7/4)

Camp Sunrise and Camp Sunset          Grades 1-5 Activity #5003 (sunrise); #5004 (sunset)
Need an extended camp day to accommodate your work schedule? We have got you covered! Campers can be dropped off anytime between 7:30 & 9:30 a.m. and picked up between 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. M-F. This time is unstructured but supervised with lots of games, crafts and activities available. Light snack provided in Camp Sunset. Cost covers Sunrise OR Sunset. One week sessions. Drop-in rate $10/day (Sunrise OR Sunset)
M1: 6/5-6/9 M2: 6/12-6/16 M3: 6/19-6/23 M4: 6/26-6/30
M5: 7/3-7/7 M6: 7/10-7/14 M7: 7/17-7/21 M8: 7/24-7/28
R $30 NR $35 M5 only: R $24 NR $28 (No camp 7/4)

Teen Camp                  Grades 6-8  Activity #5005
Each two-week session includes three field trips, special activities, and swimming three times a week. Kirkwood residents or Kirkwood School District students only. Max of 30 campers, so sign up today! Drop off at Kirkwood Park Lions Pavilion. Bring a sack lunch daily.
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
M1: 6/12-6/23 M2: 6/26-7/7 (no camp 7/4) M3: 7/10-7/21
R $240 (M1 or M3) R $225 (M2)

Sports Camp                          Grades 1-5 Activity #5006
If you love playing sports and hanging out with friends, this camp is for you! We'll play soccer, volleyball, tennis, and softball, among others. Cool off at the pool every afternoon and enjoy a bowling field trip on Friday! Choose from two one-week sessions (same activities each week). Bring a sack lunch daily.
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
M1: 7/17-7/21 M2: 7/24-7/28
R $140 NR $175

Ooey Gooey Messy Camp     Grades 1-5 Activity #5007
Playing with your food is encouraged during this fun, messy, crazy weeklong camp. Wear old clothes and be prepared to have fun with messy relay races, ooey gooey art projects, and much more! Swimming at the
Kirkwood Aquatic Center on Tues & Thurs. Bring a sack lunch daily.
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. M1: 7/17-7/21
R $140 NR $175

Field Trip Camp            Grades 1-5 Activity #5008
Explore a new destination each day of this weeklong camp. We are keeping the field trips a surprise but we are sure you'll have a great time exploring St. Louis and making new camp friends along the way!
Bring a sack lunch daily.
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. M1: 7/24-7/28
R $140 NR $175

Aqua Camp                               Grades 1-5 Activity # 5009
The summer is drawing to a close and you still haven’t gotten your fill of time at the pool? Spend three days soaking up some sun at the Kirkwood Aquatic Center before exploring two other pools around St. Louis to finish off the week. Bring a sack lunch daily.
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. M1: 7/31-8/4
R $140 NR $175


NEW! Little Medical School Day Camp         Ages 5-10 Activity #5012
Have fun learning about the exciting and inspiring world of medicine! Using interactive demonstrations, crafts, and games, you will learn how the body systems and organs work, how to use instruments that real doctors use,
and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Take home a real stethoscope, a first aid kit, many related giveaways and receive a diploma on your last day. Each week's cirriculum is different!
Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Camp Sunrise & Sunset available- see p. 3
M1: 7/17–7/21 M2: 7/24-7/28 R & NR $375 per week ($700 for both weeks)

Camp Broadway        Ages 8-15 Activity #5010
Camp Broadway presents: Rodgers & Hammerstein's "CINDERELLA, Kids." Have you always dreamed of singing, dancing and acting on stage or maybe even Broadway? Learn all facets of musical theatre from professional directors Dan Horst and Joe Schoen! During the 2-week camp, participants will learn and/or improve on all aspects of musical theatre: audition techniques, singing, dancing and acting skills. Whether you have never done a show or are getting ready to audition again, you’ll gain valuable skills and have fun at the same time! Camp will conclude with a fully produced performance including costumes, sets and sound (4 tickets per camper provided, extra tickets available). Sign up for ONE of the two sessions. Bring sack lunch daily. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
M1: 6/5–6/16 Performance on 6/16 at 1 p.m.
M2: 7/17-7/28 Performance on 7/28 at 1 p.m. R $250 NR $285

Outer Limits Camp                Ages 11-15
Kirkwood, along with several other municipalities are working together to bring you this outdoor adventure camp! Each day, a bus will pick up campers at the Kirkwood Community Center at 9:00 a.m. and transport to Camp Wyman in Eureka. Highlights of the week include a 40 foot high challenge course, zip line, and climbing a 100’ tall Oak with professional tree climbers. We will also spend some time on the ground fishing, canoeing, throwing tomahawks, practicing archery and so much more! Wyman provides highly skilled and trained facilitators to lead these activities on their 300 acre property. Campers will return at 4:00 p.m. Schedule of activities is subject to change in case of inclement weather.
Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 8/7-8/11 R&NR: $275

Note: Registration for this camp is through Ballwin Parks & Recreation.  Please visit and click Parks & Recreation > Online Registration to create an account with Ballwin and register.

Abra-Kid-Abra Magic Camp         Ages 6-12 Activity #5011
Has your child ever been amazed by a magician? Remember your sense of wonder when you saw your first magic show? This summer brings a special opportunity for your children to enjoy a whole week of learning magic! They’ll be able to amaze friends and family with the new tricks they bring home daily in their own magic cases. In addition to magic, they’ll also learn to twist animal balloons, perform comedy routines, make their own magic tricks, and more! Camp culminates with the young magicians putting on a show for their families. Goals are to develop presentation skills and confidence, learn a new skill, and have fun! Tricks are all new from previous years. Bring sack lunch daily.
Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M1: 8/7-8/11 R $215 NR $269

British Soccer Camps  Ages 3-16             
Kirkwood Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with Challenger Sports, brings you this camp featuring nationally certified coaches from Great Britain. Camp t-shirt and soccer ball included!
Mon.-Fri. 6/12-6/16
Camp Ages Time Fee (R&NR) Fee after 6/2
First Kicks 3-4 9:30-10:30am $84 $94
Mini Soccer 4-5 11am-12:30pm $99 $109
Half Day 6-16 9:30am-12:30pm $136 $146
Golden Goal* 6-16 1:30-3:30pm $50 $60
*an optional add-on for players that register for Half Day Campincludes
supervised lunch and runs Monday through Thursday
Sign up online at before 4/28 and receive a
free British jersey, while supplies last. Host a coach & receive $80 rebate
voucher. Camp Sunrise & Sunset available for players in grades 1-5!

TetraBrazil Soccer Academy         Ages 6-16 
This half-day camp offers unique programs of technical development that challenge each player to raise their game to new heights. The TetraBrazil curriculum has been designed by professional coachesto provide the same expert level of training received by the top youth players in Brazil. Challenger Sports' TetraBrazil coaching staff will bring
an authentic taste of the flair, passion, and creativity of Brazilian soccer.
Mon.-Fri. 7/31-8/4 1-4 p.m. R&NR $151 ($161 after 7/21)
Sign up online at before 6/16 and receive a free Brazilian jersey, while supplies last. Host a coach and receive $80 rebate voucher.

No Limits Volleyball Camp         Grades 2-8 
St. Louis' elite volleyball camp, where we put the FUN back into FUNdamentals. Since 1989, No Limits Camps have instructed over 10,000 volleyball players in the St. Louis area. One excellent coach for every 6 campers. All facets of the game will be covered: passing, serving, attacking, blocking, defense, hitting and game strategies. Campers
receive a camp t-shirt. Held in Kirkwood Community Center. Sign up online at:
2nd-5th grade 9:00-11:00 a.m. 5th-8th grade: 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Mon.-Thurs. 7/31-8/3 R&NR $80 ($90 after 6/30)

Balls-n-Strikes                                   Ages 5-13 
We have teamed up with Balls-n-Strikes to offer youth baseball and softball camps! Their staff of certified instructors guide you through a camp week that will be loaded with drills, skills, and non-stop action! All
facets of the game will be covered: hitting, pitching, fielding, and game strategies. Held on Kirkwood Park field #5.
Mon.-Thu. (Fri. is make-up day) 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
6/5-6/8 & 7/10-7/13 R&NR $119; After 4/1: $129
Sign up online at or call 636-394-2255

NEW! PADI Seal Team Scuba Camp Ages 8-14 Activity # 4021 
The Seal Team Scuba Camp is a pool-only, activity-filled introduction to the exciting world of scuba. Under the direct supervision of certified scuba instructors from Y-kiki Divers, participants will complete a new “AquaMission” each day to learn new scuba skills. A PADI Seal Team Crew Pak is provided to each participant.
All equipment rental is included in the price. Participants will receive a PADI Seal Team member card and wall certificate at the conclusion of the course. Participants and parents or guardians must complete and sign the PADI Seal Team Statement prior to camp. Participants who answer YES to any question on the medical history form must have a Physician’s Release prior to camp. (Min of 4; Max. 12)
7/24-7/28  9 a.m.-12 p.m. R & NR $195

Lifeguard in Training Camp Ages 10-15 Activity #4016
This specialty camp trains teens and pre-teens in water rescue and other life skills to prepare them for future employment as lifeguards. Topics include water safety, leadership, and personal responsibility. Daily activities include a light workout, wet & dry skill practice, rescue-themed games, and discussion. Each camper must
demonstrate independent swimming and treading ability on first day of camp. Includes post-camp volunteerism at the Kirkwood Triathlon July 23 (time TBD) and junior membership in the United States Lifesaving Association. For additional information, visit
7/10-7/21  10 a.m.- 12p.m.
R & NR $180 per session  (Min of 6; Max. 15)

NJTL Tennis Camp              Ages 8-14 Activity #7011
Join our National Junior Tennis League Camp for players of all skill levels. You will enjoy fun drills, matches, games and swimming. Bring a can of new tennis balls on the first day and a racquet, water, and lunch each day. Camp Sunrise and Camp Sunset available for campers grades 1-5!
Mon.-Thu  9:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. M1: 6/26 -6/29 R $75 NR $99

High School Tennis Camp Ages 14-18 Activity #7012
Designed for new and returning high school tennis players (boys and girls) to get ready for the season! This
four-day clinic includes technical instruction, stroke analysis and development, singles and doubles strategies
for match play, and fun tennis games.
Mon.-Thu. 1-4 p.m. M1: 7/17 -7/20 (Rain day 7/21)
R $81 NR $105


Instructions for Online Registration:
To register for programs online, go to > City Departments > “Online Recreation Registration” on right hand side.
Returning Users: If you have previously enrolled in any programs, events, or facility rentals with us, your User Name is your primary HOME 10 digit phone number (e.g.3142994765, no spaces or hyphens) Your Password is the same (10 digit home phone number).
New Users: If you have never previously enrolled in any programs with us, please follow the online instructions to create a household. You will receive a confirmation by the next business day. Once confirmed, you may enroll in programs using our online system.
**If you are unsure of your User Name or Password, or need to add additional family members, please e-mail or call 314-822-5855.