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

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


  • 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.


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