Rec-Plex Classes & Programs

 

 
 

NEW! HAPPYFEET SOCCER AVAILABLE AT THE REC-PLEX!
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WINTER WEATHER HOTLINE: 636-939-2386, ext. 1604. Call the hotline to check on class availability. The message will tell you what you need to know when there's winter weather like ice and snow.


 

The St. Peters Rec-Plex offers a wide variety of classes and programs to meet the needs of our community, with options for all ages and abilities. Learn more about:

 


 


Swimming

 

The Rec-Plex Natatorium is an Olympic-quality facility able to accommodate learn-to-swim classes, competitive swimming, private instruction, and large swim meets. St. Peters' three outdoor pools also offer seasonal swim teams.

 

LEARN TO SWIM: The St. Peters Rec-Plex offers swim classes to teach people, from young children up to adults, how to be safe in and around the water. The Rec-Plex program also teaches skills and knowledge in a logical progression to help you develop as a swimmer. Find out which class your child should take with this SWIM CLASS FLOW CHART (pdf format).

 

REGISTRATION: Check out Rec-Connect (online registration) or Leisure Line (periodic recreation guide) for more information or to register for classes. Or, call 636.939.2386, ext. 1400.

 

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION: Private Swim Lessons are also available at the Rec-Plex on a request basis. Get 30 minutes of instruction per session one-on-one with a swim instructor. Private Swim Lessons are available for purchase in-person only at the Rec-Plex. We do not guarantee that your request will be filled. FILL OUT AN ONLINE REQUEST FOR PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS. Check the Leisure Line for latest fees and information. Only City of St. Peters employees are allowed to conduct instruction/lessons at any of St. Peters' pools.

 

COMPETITIVE SWIMMING: The Rec-Plex Sharks U.S.A. Swim Team is the area's premier swimming team in the area's premier indoor swimming facility. Affiliated with United States Swimming, the Sharks stress technique and skill to ensure you improve as a swimmer. Sharks swimmers have opportunities to compete in meets around the metropolitan area and surrounding region. LEARN MORE AT THE SHARKS' SITE.

 

OUTDOOR SWIM TEAMS: St. Peters offers outdoor swim teams for ages 6-18 when our outdoor pools open in the summer. Teams compete in weekly meets against other teams in the St. Charles County Summer Swim League. LEARN MORE.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Only City of St. Peters employees are allowed to conduct instruction/lessons at any of St. Peters' pools.

 

 

 

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Diving


DIVING INSTRUCTION: The St. Louis Dive Club and St. Peters Rec-Plex offer professional instruction in the art of springboard and platform diving to a wide range of levels, from lessons for absolute beginners to a national level program for dedicated athletes. Learn from U.S. Diving Safety-certified staff from the St. Louis Dive Club, which is a registered U.S. Diving program. When you enroll in our program, you'll enjoy exceptional coaching, world-class facilities and the thrill of of learning to "fly."

 

REGISTRATION: Fees and registrations are handled by St. Louis Dive Club (not the Rec-Plex). LEARN MORE AT THE DIVING CLUB'S SITE.

 

DIVING FACILITIES: When it comes to diving, the Rec-Plex Natatorium is one of the nation's premier facilities, regularly hosting area and regional diving events plus serving as host to such prestigious events as the nationally televised 2004 U.S. Olympic Diving-Team Trials, 2000 U.S.A. Olympic Diving Team Tour, the 1999 U.S. Diving West National Championships and 1994 U.S. Olympic Festival.

 

PUBLIC HOURS: The 1-meter springboard and 3-meter diving platform are open to the public at various times, unless closed for an event. CHECK THE REC-PLEX CALENDAR FOR PUBLIC DIVING HOURS.

 

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Scuba Diving

 

SCUBA CLASSES CANCELLED THROUGH APRIL 2014 DUE TO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS FOR MOVEABLE FLOOR IN 50-METER POOL. CHECK UPDATES ON REPAIRS.

 

The St. Peters Rec-Plex has partnered with Aloha Y-Kiki Divers to offer Scuba classes throughout the year. Scuba (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) is your gateway to an adventure of a lifetime that can take you to some of the most exotic and breathtaking destinations on the planet. Anyone who is reasonably healthy, comfortable in the water, and can pass a basic swim test can be a safe, confident diver.

 

CHECK REC-CONNECT ONLINE REGISTRATION for current Scuba classes at the Rec-Plex.

 

For more information, contact Aloha Y-Kiki at 314.469.8722 or visit their website at www.y-kiki.com.

 

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Ice Skating


CLASSES: Instructors at the St. Peters Rec-Plex teach skills developed by the Ice Skating Institute (ISI), a leading national ice industry trade association. Classes can teach you to skate or to improve your skills in figure skating. Students also have an opportunity to perform during Rec-Plex ice shows (holiday and spring events).


SYNCHRO: Synchronized skating classes also are available. Learn the thrill of skating with a team and moving on the ice to music. Each team works toward performing in skating competitions.

 

REGISTRATION: Check out Rec-Connect (online registration) or Leisure Line (periodic recreation guide) for more information or to register for ice skating classes. Or, call 636.939.2386, ext. 1400.

 

ST. PETERS FIGURE SKATING ASSOCIATION: The Rec-Plex is the home rink for the St. Peters Figure Skating Association. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FIGURE SKATING ASSOCIATION.

 

COMPETITIONS: CLICK HERE to learn about upcoming ice skating competitions at the St. Peters Rec-Plex.

 

FREESTYLE FIGURE SKATING PRACTICE SESSIONS: Freestyle practice sessions are available for figure skaters who are practicing advanced skating skills. There is a fee and maximum attendance of 25 skaters per session. Sessions are offered on a first come/first served basis. CHECK THE REC-PLEX CALENDAR PAGE to download a schedule for freestyle sessions. Learn more about freestyle skating practice sessions in the Leisure Line recreation guide.


PUBLIC ICE SKATING SESSIONS: The Rec-Plex offers regular ice skating sessions for customers. CHECK THE REC-PLEX CALENDAR for public ice skating hours and special DJ Skate family events on Friday nights.

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT REC-PLEX ICE RINKS.

 

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Hockey Programs

 

HOCKEY CLASSES: The St. Peters Rec-Plex offers a variety of hockey instruction. Classes may include hockey skating for youth, hockey skating for adults, hockey camps, summer hockey league and more. Check out Rec-Connect (online registration) or Leisure Line (periodic recreation guide) for more information or to register for classes. Or, call 636.939.2386, ext. 1400.

 

ADULT DROP-IN HOCKEY is available at the Rec-Plex north rink at different times throughout the week. Ages 18 and over are welcome to play. CHECK THE REC-PLEX CALENDAR for drop-in times. Check the Leisure Line for latest fees and information.

 

SPIRIT HOCKEY: The Rec-Plex is home to the St. Peters Spirit Hockey Club. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SPIRIT HOCKEY CLUB.

 

MID-STATES HOCKEY: The Rec-Plex hosts Mid-States Hockey Club Association games. LEARN MORE ABOUT MID-STATES HOCKEY.


LEARN MORE ABOUT REC-PLEX ICE RINKS.

 

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Fitness Classes

 

The St. Peters Rec-Plex offers a variety of group fitness classes for all ages to help you get fit and healthy. Here are examples of the types of classes you can take at the Rec-Plex:

 

 

 

  • Group Aerobics
  • Rec-Plex Xtreme (RPX) Cycling
  • Kettlebell classes
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Orientation classes for cardio and weight training areas
  • Fitness Assessments (1-mile walk/run test, blood pressure, flexibility, body fat composition, brief consultation with personal trainer)
  • Bootcamp classes (including a kids' class)
  • Fitness classes for youth
  • Fitness classes for adults
  • Fitness classes for seniors
  • Pilates
  • T'ai Chi
  • Yoga
  • Line dancing (co-sponsored by Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital)
  • Fencing


REGISTRATION: Check out Rec-Connect (online registration) or Leisure Line (periodic recreation guide) for more information or to register for classes. Or, call 636.939.2386, ext. 1400.


MEMBER DISCOUNTS: Many classes are discounted for Rec-Plex Passholders and GOLD PLUS members. Group aerobics are FREE to Rec-Plex Passholders. And, many other classes, including Kettlebell and RPX Cycling, are FREE to GOLD PLUS members. LEARN MORE ABOUT REC-PLEX MEMBERSHIPS.

 

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Class Registration Options

 

REGISTER ONLINE USING REC-CONNECT!

 

In addition to Rec-Connect online registration, the Rec-Plex also offers registration by phone, by mail and in person at the Rec-Plex, 5200 Mexico Road. Call us at 636.939.2386, ext. 1400, during open registration desk hours (see below). Registration applications can be mailed to the City of St. Peters, P.O. Box 9, Attn. Program Registration (please do not send cash). Telephone and mail-in registrants must come to the Rec-Plex and pick up the program registration receipt prior to the program's beginning date.

 

We accept Mastercard, Visa, and Discover. 

 

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Registration Desk Hours

 

The St. Peters Rec-Plex registration desk is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The desk is closed on Sundays, and also on City Holidays. If the City holiday is on a Friday, the desk will also be closed the following day, Saturday. CHECK THE ONLINE CALENDAR FOR ALL THE LATEST HOURS.

 

Rec-Connect online registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

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