The St. Peters Rec-Plex consists of the original Rec-Plex facility and the newer Rec-Plex South building. Most activities for Rec-Plex daily users and pass-holders take place at the Rec-Plex at 5200 Mexico Road (map), which includes expanded cardio and weight training fitness areas, an indoor track, indoor pools, an ice rink, a basketball/volleyball gym, and rooms for aerobics and other fitness classes. Rec-Plex South at 5250 Mexico Road (map) includes two more ice rinks, a gymnasium, a multipurpose gym and a meeting room.
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The Rec-Plex's Cardio and Weight Rooms offer 8,000 square feet of fitness area with state-of-the-art equipment and 16 large-screen TVs. An elevated, indoor track is accessible from the Cardio and Weight Rooms. The Cardio and Weight Rooms and the Indoor Track are open to ages 16 and up.
Come work out on the best cardio equipment you can find in our expansive, 4,500-square-foot Cardio Room. We have 58 pieces of state-of-the-art fitness equipment!
- 12 Treadmills
- 2 Woodway Treadmills
- 2 Freemotion Incline Trainers (30% incline)
- 7 Ellipticals
- 9 Octane Ellipticals
- 8 Recumbent Bikes
- 3 Upright Bikes
- 1 Jacobs Ladder
- 2 ClimbMills
- 2 Steppers
- 3 Rowers
- 2 Keiser Bikes
- 2 Arc Trainers
- 1 Bilateral Upper Body Ergometer
- 2 NuStep Recumbent Cross Trainers
If you're looking to strengthen and tone your body, you'll find all the equipment you need in our 3,500-square-foot Weight Room. We have 48 pieces of Matrix weight equipment, and also free weights, dumbbells, circuit training equipment and other strength training equipment for our Rec-Plex guests ages 16 and over.
We offer an elevated track in the fitness area. Lanes are available for both runners and walkers. Please walk in the inside lane, and run in the outside lane.
Number of laps equaling 1 mile:
- Inside Lane- 17
- Middle Lane- 16
- Outside Lane-15
Dynamic Training Room (DTR)
Enjoy 1,400 square-feet of functional and dynamic fitness equipment available for all members! You'll have access to equipment that'll improve your performance, agility, strength, and endurance, including
- Battle Ropes
- Medicine Balls
- Wall balls
- Kettle bells
- Bumper plates
- Power clean platform
- Two squat racks
- Cross-cable machine
The Rec-Plex Cycling Studio features Keiser M3I bikes that let you control speed and resistance. Try out these bikes during one of our Specialty Fitness Classes!
Rec-Plex North Gymnasium
The gymnasium at Rec-Plex North offers open play basketball, volleyball, and pickleball. Bring your own basketball, or rent a basketball from the front desk for just $1.50 as long as you have a Resident Privilege Card or Driver's License. Check the Rec-Plex Hours of Operation web page for the latest hours.
Rec-Plex South Gymnasiums
Rec-Plex South has three gymnasiums that offers open play pickleball (free for Members) five days a week. Check the Rec-Plex Hours of Operation web page for the latest hours.
These gymnasiums can be rented. Please visit our Rentals and Parties web page for more information.
At the Rec-Plex, we call our large area with indoor pools the "Natatorium." The Rec-Plex Natatorium is a world-class facility that has hosted the U.S. Olympic Diving Trials, U.S. Olympic Festival aquatic events, national and regional competitions, and many local competitions. But, more often, it's a place for our community—whether you have a family who enjoys the leisure pool, you're an adult keeping fit by swimming laps, you're looking for swim lessons, or you're a member of a local swimming or diving team.
The Natatorium includes:
- Diving (10-meter tower, 1 and 3-meter springboards)
- 50-meter heated competition swimming pool
- Hot tub
- Co-ed Sauna
- Adjustable depth hydraulic pool floor
- Movable bulkhead
- Spectator seating for events
- 3,300-square foot heated family leisure pool
- 130-foot waterslide*
- Water play features
- Current channel
- Zero-entry for easy access
- Lifeguards on duty at all times
*Natatorium Slide Rules:
- Due to manufacturer regulations, you must be at least 48 inches (four feet) tall to go down the waterslide.
- Only one person down the slide at a time and parents may not accompany their children down the slide.
- Goggles, face masks, life jackets, flotation devices, etc., are not allowed to be worn down the slide.
- Articles of clothing may not contain metal rivets or any other pieces of metal that could damage the slide surface.
The St. Peters Rec-Plex has three NHL-sized indoor ice rinks with spectator seating. The Rec-Plex North ice rink is home to our region's premier figure skating program, host to various hockey programs, and the site for skate sessions open to the public. The 600-seat ice rink also hosts exhibition ice shows. Learn more about our Figure Skating and Hockey programs at the link below.
The Rec-Plex South building has two ice rinks: our larger 1,200-seat arena, called Wilkinson Ice Arena (formerly Rink A), and Rink B, which has bleacher seating.
Our Tot Drop babysitting service is located on the main level. If you're in a Rec-Plex class or you're a Rec-Plex member, you may reserve a spot for your child for a fee. Babysitting is available for children ages 3 months to 8 years for parents (or guardians) who are participating in an activity on the Rec-Plex campus. A two-hour maximum is considered one visit.
Tot Drop Fees
- Rec-Plex Family Membership: FREE
- Other Membership/General Public: $5/child per visit
Tot Drop Reservations
Rec-Plex Class Participants
If you are participating in a Rec-Plex class, you may reserve a spot for your child during the time that you are in class. All you need to do is bring a copy of your class registration form to the Tot Drop room and set up the dates you will use Tot Drop service during your class. Additional details are available in the Tot Drop room.
Anyone with a valid Rec-Plex Family Membership may reserve Tot Drop babysitting service up to two weeks in advance. Show your Rec-Plex Pass in the Tot Drop to reserve a spot. Additional details are available in the Tot Drop room.
The Rec-Plex Gaming Lounge open!
- Users can play Nintendo Switch or Xbox or Retro System with Nintendo, Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis games
- Controllers are available for rental for $3.50, Rec-Plex members get FREE controller rental. We'll need a valid driver's license or St. Peters Resident Privilege Card until you return the controller.
- We have board games, too!
- Gaming Lounge is included in Daily Admission to the facility.
Rec-Plex North Food Court
The North Food Court is a great place to stop after a workout for a refreshing beverage or to refuel with a quick meal. Watch your children splash in the pool from the observation window while enjoying a tasty snack. Alcoholic beverages are not available for purchase at this food court.
Rec-Plex South Food Court
Rec-Plex South has concessions with viewing areas for customers. This location also offers arcade games. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at this food court.
Adult Locker Rooms
The adult locker rooms near the fitness areas provide customers ages 18 and up with a steam room and dry sauna in addition to showers and lockers.
Family Locker Rooms
The family locker rooms provide direct access to the Natatorium.
Always lock up your belongings during your visit. Locks are available at the Rec-Plex Front Desk for one-day rental (free to Rec-Plex Passholders, or $1.50 plus a valid driver's license). Locks must be returned before the end of the day.