Young at Heart


Exercise Classes

Chair Exercise  (Ages 50+)
This is an exercise program designed for those 50 and over which is centered on chair and includes stretching, muscle and strength building. Call 314-615-8822 for more information.
Days: Mondays/Wednesdays       
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. 
Cost: $20 per person punch card (8 classes)
Location: Affton Community Center

Senior Cardio & Flex & Pilates
Great for men & women 50 and over. On Tuesdays, cardio and flex will be an aerobic movement class ending with a calming stretch. On Thursdays the Pilates class will include body strengthening and stretching. Bring a mat, towel, small weights and water to each class.
Wear comfortable clothing and supportive workout shoes. Held in our gym. Call (314) 615-8822 for more information.
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 9:15 - 10 am
Session Dates: April 6 - May 11 
Cost: $5 per class 
Location: Affton Community Center gym

Zumba Gold
Zumba Gold is a modified Zumba for active older adults and beginners that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. The class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Dress
comfortable for flexibility with sport shoes.

Location: Affton Community Center                    
Days/Times: Tuesdays (11-11:45 a.m.) / Fridays (9-9:45 a.m.)
Cost: $5/class
To register, call (314) 615-8822

Location: Pavilion at Lemay
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 9 - 10 a.m.
Cost: Call for pricing
To register, call (314) 615-8877

Senior Strength
This signature class is designed to improve range of motion, flexibility, cardio conditioning as well as muscular and core strength. Chairs, bands and light weights will be used. Call (314) 615-8877 for more information or to register.
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Cost: Call for pricing
Location: Pavilion at Lemay

Line Dancing for Older Adults: Beginner
Line dancing is a non-impact form of exercise with extra stretch movements. 

Location: Affton Community Center
Days: Friday  
Time: 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
Session Dates: March 31 - May 12 (no class on 4/14) / June 2 - July 7 / July 14 - August 25    
Cost: $59 per person 
Call St. Louis Community College-Meramec at (314) 984-7777 to register.

Location: Pavilion at Lemay
Days: Tuesdays & Fridays
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $2/class
To register, call (314) 615-8877

Line Dancing for Older Adults: Intermediate
Beginning Exercise Line Dancing is a prerequisite for this class. Line dancing is a non-impact form of exercise with extra stretch movements. 

Location: Affton Community Center
Day: Friday
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Session Dates: March 31 - May 12 (no class on 4/14) /June 2 - July 7 / July 14 - August 25
Cost: $59 per person  
Call St. Louis Community College-Meramec at 314-984-7777 to register.

Location: Pavilion at Lemay
Day: Friday
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $2/class
To register, call (314) 615-8877

Slide Dancing Exercise
Line Dancing is a non-impact form of exercise. Come and learn the latest line dances each Friday night. No fee, this class is sponsored by Beyond Housing.
Days: Fridays      
Session Dates: March 3 - August 25
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Cost: Free
Location: St. Vincent Community Center

Classes & Programs

Early Memory Loss Tours
Participants, along with a care partner, enjoy an interactive, themed tour. Tours are led by Laumeier Docents who have been trained by the Alzheimer’s Association of St. Louis and can be tailored to fit all participants’ needs and abilities. Participants stand and walk up to 45 minutes; tour pathways are wheelchair- and walker-accessible (hats and sunglasses strongly recommended). Registration fee includes one care partner or support person with one participant.

Days: Wednesdays
Time: 1 p.m.
Dates: June 28 / July 26 / September 27 / October 25
Cost: $10/person

Staying Fit & Active

Pickleball is a great low-impact way to stay active and meet new friends. This game combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.

Open play is available at the Affton Community Center for $2/person/session on the following days:
Tuesday   12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday   12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday   10 a.m. - Noon / 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday   Noon - 2 p.m.

We offer free indoor walking at the following facilities:
The Pavilion at Lemay (Monday - Saturday: 9 - 10 a.m.)
North County Recreation Complex (Monday - Saturday: 8 - 10 a.m.)
Affton Community Center (Monday - Friday: 8 - 9 a.m.)
St. Vincent Community Center (Monday - Friday: 8- 9  a.m.)

**SilverSneakers is now available at all of these locations!

Fun With Friends

Beginning Bridge Instruction
Learn bidding, play, defense and etiquette used in play in this eight-week course. Call St. Louis Community College at Meramec for session dates or to register at (314) 984-7777. Cost is $89/person. Classes take place at the Affton Community Center.

Intermediate Bridge Instruction
The instructor will help you learn to play your hand more skillfully. You should have the basic skills of bridge for this course. Call St. Louis Community College at Meramec for session dates or to register at (314) 984-7777. Classes take place at the Affton Community Center. Cost is $29/person.

Bridge and Mah Jongg with Phyllis
Improve your skills or just keep your play on top. You may either play Bridge or Mah Jongg on both days. Call (314) 615-8822 for more information.
Wednesdays: 7 - 9 p.m.
Thursdays: 3 - 5 p.m.
Cost is $5/person/class

Mah Jongg Tournament on April 1 at Affton Community Center. Call (314) 313-6092 for more information!

Game Day for Seniors
Seniors can participate in a variety of board and card games while socializing in a relaxing environment. Participants may bring their own refreshments. For more information call (314) 615-8788.
Days: Mondays
Time: 3 - 5 p.m.
Sessions: March 16 - September 28
Cost: $2/person
Location: St. Vincent Community Center

Golden Game Days
Join fellow seniors for a fun filled hour of socializing, playing cards and board games at The Pavilion at Lemay. Coffee will be provided, but BYOS (Bring Your Own Snacks). For more information call (314) 615-8877.
Days: Thursdays
Time: 10 - 11 a.m.
Cost: Free for members  - $2/non-members
Location: The Pavilion at Lemay

Volunteer Opportunities
St. Louis County Parks relies heavily on our volunteers to keep our parks, trails and museums running and looking great. We are always in need of individuals, families or groups to help with trails, honeysuckle removal, serve as museum attendants and tour guides. If you are looking for a great way to meet new friends and give back to the community, join our team! For more information visit our Volunteer page or contact our volunteer coordinator at (314) 615-8VOL or SBell@stlouisco.com.








View Park Events

Park Closings:


The Bottomland Trail along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed. Plans are being developed to relocate the trail away from Gravois Creek.


The east side of Cliff Cave Road including the field, River Bluff trail and Spring Valley trail are closed at Cliff Cave Park for Construction.