Playtime Recreation

Programs available through Playtime Recreation

Summer Camps

Playtime offers FREE summer camps for children ages 7-15 teaching a variety of recreational interests. Camp topics include art, basketball, brain boost, cheerleading, circus arts, cooking, engineering, fishing, football, game design, golf, hip hop arts, karate, machine makers and machine lab (engineering), pickleball, photography, poetry, robotics, soccer, swimming, tennis, tree climbing and geocaching, theater, track and youth poetry slam.

Registration for Summer 2018 opens April 2, 2018.

Camps are starting to form!  Parents can view the tentative schedule by clicking Register for Summer Camp.  This schedule may still change but will be final by April 2. 

Contact us at playtimerecreation@stlouis-mo.gov for more information.  

*There will be no Playtime Rec camp the week of July 2 - 6, 2018

Day Camp 

Playtime Recreation will host a day camp at the Cherokee Recreation Center located at 3200 S. Jefferson.  For more information or to sign up call 314.664.0582 or drop by the Cherokee Center.

Cherokee Day Camp is open for youth ages 6-12.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided every day.  In addition, each week this summer will uncover a new theme featuring special guests, performances, field trips, activities and other surprises for youth.  Registration begins on April 2, 2018.

To compliment day camp 12 youth will be choosen to participate in a teen summit for youth ages 13-15.  The teen summit consistd of service to others, life skills, community engagement and youth mentoring.  Teens can apply at the Cherokee Center starting on April 2, 2018.

2018 Summer Camp starts June 4 and runs through August 10.

Don't forget to mark your calendar for our Back to School Bash that will be held at the Cherokee Center on Aug. 13, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  This will include free haircuts/styles, food, school supplies, activites and medical screenings.   This event is free to the public on a first come first serve basis.

Contact Information

Alicia Stellhorn, Program Manager
Phone: 314.289.5367

Chris Geden, Program Supervisor
Phone 314.289.5367

Reateena Bass, Cherokee Center Supervisor
Phone:  314.289.5365

Fax: 314.535.3901

Address: 
5600 Clayton Ave. in Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63110

E-mail: playtimerecreation@stlouis-mo.gov

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