Jewish Community Center – St. Louis

Located at: Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146  (This was the location we visited…its suggested to enter through the entrance facing Schuetz Rd.) Marilyn Fox Building, 16801 Baxter Road Chesterfield, MO 63005 On top of the workout facility and pool, the Jewish Community Center is also home to a childcare center and…

America’s Incredible Pizza

Located at: 5254 S Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63126  Website From the company’s website: “America’s Incredible Pizza Company was still a dream when the devoted couple, Rick and Cheryl Barsness, opened their first pizza restaurant in the 1970’s. Rick, a high school hockey star, seemed to have everything he needed in his life. He had a…

Pump it Up of St. Charles

Located at: 3691 New Town Blvd, St Charles, MO 63301  Website Who can jump higher or find their way through the obstacle course first; the kids or the parents? Bring the family to Pump It Up for a fun time for all, meet new friends and bounce, slide and imagine. Pump It Up is a safe,…

Walker Park

Located at: 135 E Washington Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122  Website The park has a gazebo, playground, walking path, drinking fountain, water feature and two game tables. There are also two bronze turtles and the unique butterfly chair. This park has a fence around most of the playground, however, there are two exits from the park that…

Royal Oak Park

Located at 900 Warson Woods Dr., St. Louis, MO 63122 This park features a full playground of fun and is located just across the parking lot from the Warson Woods Swim Club.  Located at the front of the park are the tennis court and basketball court.  There is also a large rentable pavilion with a…

Watson Trail Park

Located at:  12450 W Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63127  Website Watson Trail Park includes the following: 1 Acre Lake 2 Picnic Sites 3 Picnic Shelters (Rentable via the website) 3 Playgrounds 4 Tennis Courts 9 Hole Disc Golf Course Aquatic Facility with 3 Pools Basketball Court Sand Volley Ball Court A great spot to…

South County YMCA Preschool Playtime Open Gym

Located at: 12736 Southfork Rd, St. Louis, MO 63128  Website Come play, run, jump, flip and balance at the South County YMCA in their Gymnastics room. (This is a parent child activity) There is a large mat area with an obstacle course that kids can slide down a small slide, crawl through a tunnel, flip down…

Buder Park

The park’s website: Park website **Not that the playground picture on the website is outdated. Located at: South Buder – 215 Valley Park Road (Picnic Shelters/Playground), Saint Louis, MO 63026 North Buder – 101 Larkin Williams Road (Athletic/Model Air Fields and Archery Range) Saint Louis, MO 63088 We visited the South Buder park, as this is where…

West County EMS & Fire Safety House

Located at: 13790 Manchester Rd, Manchester, MO 63021  Website From the Safety House’s webpage: “Safety House was created through funding in the 2012 Proposition L bond issue. The curriculum engages children and families through interactions with West County paramedics and firefighters. Children learn through hands on activities focusing on: developing a family fire evacuation plan…

Mercury Gymnastics

Located at 10551 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153 This place was a blast!! We visited during their Friday morning Power Hour and everyone in the family loved it including my mother in law. From the Company’s website: “Come burn some energy on our trampolines, tumble trak, balance beams, bars, ropes, obstacle courses and foam…

Rise Coffee House & Craftibility

Located at: 4180 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110 Website RISE COFFEE HOUSE Coffee, Peace and Justice for All We recently attended a Craftibility session at Rise Coffee on a Wednesday morning.  Upon entering the downstairs area we were greeted by a typical large coffee house with mostly business people and students relaxing. However, upstairs is a different…

Wonderscope

Located at 5700 King Street, Shawnee, KS 66203 Website The mission of Wonderscope is to provide fun, dynamic exhibits and programs that integrate the arts, sciences and literature for children eight and under, their parents and teachers from across the Kansas City area. Inside this former school building, there are various rooms for visitors to explore. The Farm…