Simpson Park

Located at 1234 Marshall Road, Saint Louis, MO 63088  Website This park is located  in the flood plains off of Marshall Road.  Not only did the boys enjoy playing on the playground but they also enjoyed walking the trails and throwing rocks into the lake. The playground is geared more towards the school age crowd with not…

Sports Fusion

Located at 140 Long Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63005 Website This facility contains a plethora of activities for the whole family.  Everything from Laser Tag and Dodge Ball to an indoor playground and mini gold.  We visited on a hot weather day to play on the indoor playground and burn off toddler boy energy.  The website states it…

St. Louis Galleria Tot Lot

Located in the Food Court of the St. Louis Galleria at 1155 St Louis Galleria St, St. Louis, MO 63117  Galleria Website In one corner of the food court area, on the lower level of the St. Louis Galleria Shopping Mall sits the Tot Lot. A soft play space for children. The theme is letters, numbers…

Discovery Room – Science Center

Located at the St. Louis Science Center at 5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110 Science Center’s Website On the third floor of the St. Louis Science Center is a little hidden room, called the Discovery Room, where you can pay to play for 45 minutes. Tickets are $4 per person for non members and free…

Preservation Park

Located at 12625 N. Outer 40, Town & Country, MO 63141   Park Website Preservation Park, sitting next to CBC High School in West County, packs a lot into this 12 acre park including, two play structures, a large swing set, rentable pavilion, tennis courts and trail around the CBC Baseball fields and practice football field. I loved…

Creve Coeur Lake Park

Located at Sailboat Cove – 13725 Marine 63146 and Upper Park – 13236 Streetcar Drive 63043   Park Website This park has four separate playground areas.  We have only visited one of the four. Driving past playground #1 (see photo below), I could see that this playground site consists only of a swing set with sling seat swings. Playground…

Vlasis Park

Located on Park Drive, Ballwin, MO 63021  Website We have driven past that park for years, seeing Ballwin City Hall right off of Manchester Rd. and a park behind, but never realizing the huge playground located here! This playground was amazing (though the poured rubber flooring has been worn in many spots aging the playground)!…

HealthWorks Kids’ Museum

Located at 1100 Macklind Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110  Facebook Page They are open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30a – 4:30p and Sunday from 12p – 4p Admission is $7 per person. 1 and under is free. Healthworks STL’s mission is to help kids have fun while learning about making great overall health choices.  Kids learn about…

Larson Park

Located at 520 W Kirkham Ave, Webster Groves, MO 63119 (But the best place to access the park is off of Denver Place, just West of Kirkham.  Otherwise it is a long walk across a field to get to the playground and pavilion)  Website We stumbled onto this cute little after visiting two other parks that…

Purina Farms

Located at 200 Checkerboard Drive, Gray Summit, Missouri 63039 Website – Hours and Map We enjoy visiting Purina Farms a few times a year to partake in the various festivals they host.  Our most recent visit was in conjunction with their Bluegrass and BBQ Festival. When you first arrive, you can check in at the front…

St. Louis Live Steamers – Kircher Park

Located in Kircher Park at 25 Williams Road, Eureka, MO 63025  Website Per the organizations website, “The St. Louis Live Steamers is an organization interested in the construction of large scale model railroads, in steam railroad history and operations, and in steam technology generally. The SLLS seeks to share these interests with the general public…

St. Louis City Museum

Located at 750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103  Website A great spot to visit any day of the week; the City Museum offers fun for everyone! But make sure to bring your tennis shoes vs. flip-flops. So much easier to get around. 🙂 Outside is a labyrinth of rebar tunnels, slides, airplanes, castles and…