Park Holiday Closure

All recreation complexes and historic sites will be closed on December 24 and 25.

Kennedy Recreation Complex



The Kennedy Recreation Complex is located in Wayne C. Kennedy Park in South St. Louis County and features a meeting room, an indoor ice-skating arena, lighted tennis courts (with pickleball striping overlays), a playground, Olympic size pool and a golf course. Suson Park is conveniently located just across Wells Road.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Party/Meeting Room
Our party room holds between 25 - 35 people and is perfect for birthday parties! Advance reservations are required. The room is available to rent only during public session hours. Renters provide their own refreshments, some restrictions apply. Admission to the ice rink is an additional fee and is payable upon arrival. 

Ice Rink Rental/Arena Rental
The ice rink is available for evening rentals from September 29 - February 24. The 21,000 square foot arena space is available for rent from April 1 - August 15. The arena is air-conditioned. Call (314) 615-5572 for availability and fees.

Public Ice Skating Sessions
Click here to visit our ice skating page to learn more about our public ice skating session, skating lessons and special events!

Right outside of the recreation facility is a small playground with two main pieces that include monkey bars, slides and a baby swing set. The playground is intended for children 3 -5 years of age.

Quail Creek Golf Course
This 18-hole championship par 72 golf course is open to the public. Complete with driving range, pro shop and full service restaurant and bar. Call (314) 487-1988 for more information.

Swimming Pool Information
Kennedy Recreation Center has an olympic-sized pool and a small baby pool. 

2018 Hours:
Saturday, May 26-Sunday, August 5
Closed May 29-June 1

Admission Fees:
$3/person (4-12)
$4/person (13-64)
$3/person (65+)
Kids 3 and under are free with a paying adult

Swim Groups
The number of groups per day is limited. Children’s groups (5-16) must have at least one counselor in swim attire per 10 children. Groups with kids 4 and under must have 1 counselor per every five children. Advance notice is required by calling during normal business hours.

Lap Swimming
Our pool offers lap swimming on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5 - 6 p.m for all ages. We also offer a special senior lap swim for those 50+ on Friday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. Regular pool admission applies.

Swimming Lessons
Bring your child to the Kennedy Recreation Pool this summer for swim lessons! Our program has an outstanding 1 to 5 instructor to participant ratio. We have six different swim levels designed for children who have never swam before and children looking to improve on their current skills. On the first day of lessons, children will be tested and divided up into groups based on their current water skills. For more information call (314) 615-5572.

St. Louis County Parks offers fair and equal employment, conditions of employment, and promotional opportunities for all persons without discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability/handicap condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans status, political affiliation, or other non-merit factors.

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(As of 12/14/18 7:00 a.m.)

All recreation complexes and historic sites will be closed on December 24th and 25th.

Unger Park roads are open to the Riverside Trail Parking lot, however, the Riverside Trail remains closed beyond this parking lot.

The Grant's Spur along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed.

Ohlendorf Park restroom will be off-line for the remainder of the season.  Portable toilets and hand washing stations remain onsite for public use.

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