Parks, Recreation, and Forestry

Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 289-5300

Address:
5600 Clayton Ave.
inside Forest Park

Hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday

More Contact Info

Greg Hayes
Director, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry
(314) 289-5300
Email & full profile

Forest Park Lagune by goodeye-stl on Flickr

Divisions

Forestry Division
Report tree problems and high weed and grass, tree inventory, compost, ash borer information,

Parks Division
The Parks Division of the Parks Department operates and maintains the 108 parks in the City of St. Louis

Recreation Division
We offer swimming, weight lifting, boxing, basketball, youth football, volleyball, aerobics, arts and crafts, and additional activities for the citizens of St. Louis.

Soulard Market
Hours of Operation, Daily Vendor Participation, Market Ordinances and Rules, Stand Rental, and Contact information.

Brightside St. Louis
Dedicated to cleaning, greening St. Louis since 1982

Services

Christmas Tree Recycling
Compost and Wood Chips
Marquette Pool
Report a Problem at City Parks
Report a Problem with a Recreation Center
Report a Tree Problem or Request a New Tree
Report Weeds and High Grass
Residential Yard Waste Drop Off
Stand Rental at Soulard Market
Tree Permit to Maintain

Procurement

None at this time.

Our Parks

Forest Park and over 100 parks  serve and anchor all our city neighborhoods and can be a quiet oasis in the heart of the city.

Recreation

The City Recreation Division offers access to seven swimming pools, eight recreation centers and  summer camps.

Flora Conservancy

The Flora Conservancy of Forest Park in partnership with the St. Louis City Parks Department, plants and maintains floral displays throughout Forest Park.

Galleries

News and Announcements

Proposals for the Operation of All Concessions at the Boathouse on Post-Dispatch Lake in Forest Park
Proposals for the Operation of All Concessions at the Boathouse in Forest Park
News/Announcement | Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry | 10/10/2017

2017 Urban Hayrides in Forest Park
Enjoy a taste of the country in the heart of the City
Newsgram | Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry | 10/01/2017

Recycle Christmas Trees at Three City Parks
Forest Park, O'Fallon Park, Carondelet Park Accepting Bare Christmas Trees
Press release | Refuse Division,Division of Forestry | 12/26/2016

Contact Information

Phone: (314) 289-5300
Fax: (314) 535-3901

Hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday

Address:
5600 Clayton Ave. , inside Forest Park
St. Louis, Missouri 63110

Get directions to this address
Map for the above address

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