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Parks & Recreation
The City of Des Peres Parks and Recreation Department provides a great balance of a strong park system with recreational activities for the community. A wide variety of recreation programs are available for all ages.

Programs & Events
Programs include:
  • Dance
  • Tennis
  • Art
  • Martial arts
  • Summer camps
  • Sports leagues and clinics

In addition, we offer several special events throughout the year, ranging from an Easter Egg Hunt and Summer Concerts in the Park to the annual Fall Festival. We strive to offer something for everyone in the community.

Facility Reservations
Looking for a place to hold your family reunion or company picnic? The Parks and Recreation Department rents picnic shelters in Des Peres Park and Pioneer Park for such events, plus a whole lot more.

We also rent the soccer and baseball fields in Des Peres, Pioneer, and Sugar Creek Parks for your practice or team picnic. In addition to the picnic shelters and ball fields, our parks offer:
  • Paved trails
  • Playgrounds
  • Plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors in the heart of the metropolitan area
  • Spray fountains
  • A lake for fishing
  • Restrooms



Brian Schaffer
Director of Parks and Recreation
The Lodge Des Peres
1050 Des Peres Road
Des Peres, MO  63131

Ph: 314.835.6150
Fx: 314.835.6151
Mon, Sep. 7

Mon, Oct. 12

Wed, Nov. 11

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