Cherokee Recreation Center

Programs and contact information for Cherokee Recreation Center


Built in 1967 on the southwest corner of Benton Park, the Cherokee Recreation Center features a gymnasium, boxing and workout room as well as a craft room and an indoor swimming pool.  Benton Park also has a playground, lake and two tennis courts.

Hours and Contact

3200 S Jefferson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63118

Phone: (314) 664-0582 or (314) 289-5365

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:00am - 7:30pm  


Adult Fitness Ages 16 and up | females and males | Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Ape fit kingdoms offers health seekers soultions in all parts of their fitness journey. They can discover and explore new fitness techniques, work with great wellness coaches individually or in a group. All are welcome and all will be motivated both by staff and other participants.

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Avengers Swim Team Ages and up | females and males | Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

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Cherokee Boxing Program Ages 8 to 25 | females and males | Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Co-Ed boxing program for youth and Adults.

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Cherokee- Winter Camp Ages 6 to 15 | females and males | Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri

Winter Break Camp consist of organized games & arts and crafts. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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COCA - Hip Hop Ages 9 to 18 | females and males | Tue

The City of St. Louis Recreation in partnership with the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) is pleased to offer...Hip Hop Dance. Students will learn high energy hip-hop in choreography that builds each week. They will learn elements such as break-dancing, pop locking an freestyle; transitions; levels and lines. This class is led by Ms. Cynthia Anderson. Cynthia Anderson holds a BFA in Dance from CalArts and is director of Cynn Marie Productions in St. Louis. She studied Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet and Contemporary and developed an eye-catching, unique style of movement. Cynn has worked with numerous choreographers in both the industry and concert work such as; Alicia Graf-Mack, Antonio Douthit, Camille A. Brown, Darrell Grand-Moultrie, Christopher Page, Anthony ?Redd? Williams, to name just a few. Before Cynn?s teaching career, she strived with Deep Blue Dance company as a dancer, Iris Dance Company as a dancer, B-Dunn Movement as a dancer and choreographer assistant and The Video Experience as a dancer and director's assistant. She has been teaching with COCA since 2017. This is a free program and space is limited! For additional information about COCA, please visit their website

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Lap Swim Ages 18 and up | females and males | Tue, Thu

Lap swim is designed for more organized swimming up and down the length of the pool repeatedly.

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Open Play Futsal Ages 18 and up | females and males | Wed

Futsal is a variant of association football played on a hard court, smaller than a football pitch, and mainly indoors. It features similarities to five-a-side football.

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Senior Water Aerobics Ages and up | females and males | Mon, Wed, Fri

Water aerobics can provide you with cardiovascular benefits as well as strength-resistance training that is gentle on your joints. Aerobic exercises, stretches, and other movements are more fluid and less strained in the water, so you can get the benefits of a strenuous workout without stressing or injuring your body.

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