Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry

Scholarships Available for Youths

Limited number available for youths to participate in recreation programs.

June 1, 2011 | 2 min reading time

This article is 11 years old. It was published on June 1, 2011.

Would you like to have your children participate in some summer recreational programs but cannot afford the fees? There are a very limited kid kicking soccer ballnumber of scholarships available for youths to participate in recreation at:

Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club - main campus (year-round programming) - 2901 N. Grand - (314) 652-8300

Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls Club - (summer camps & year-round programs) - 4245 N. Kingshighway - (314) 382-5952

YMCA's Carondelet Park Rec Complex (year's membership) - 930 Holly Hills - (314) 768-9622

YMCA's South City Branch (year's membership) - 3150 Sublette - (314) 644-3100

YMCA's Monsanto Branch (year's membership) - 5555 Page - (314) 367-4646

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Qualify for St. Louis Public Schools free lunch program and provide proof of such to the Recreation Division
  • Provide proof of residency in the City of St. Louis
  • Provide proof of enrollment in school for the previous calendar year
  • Be a new member to one of the providers listed above for the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012
  • Be between the ages of 7 and 17 years old

For more information, contact one of the program agencies listed above or contact Parks, Recreation & Forestry at (314) 289-5310 or contact Alicia Stellhorn at (3134) 289-5302.