Disaster Recovery Center to Open in St. Charles County:
FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, in St. Charles County to provide one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the July 25-28 flooding and severe storms.
The disaster recovery center is located at the Developmental Disabilities Resource Board (DDRB Building) at 1025 Country Club Road, St. Charles, MO 63303, near the Zumbehl Road Exit off of I-70. The center will be open seven days a week until further notice, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Disaster Recovery Center to Reopen in Hazelwood the Week of Aug. 21-29, 2022:
The FEMA disaster recovery center will reopen on Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, in Hazelwood to provide one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the July 25-28 flooding and severe storms. Other St. Louis-area disaster recovery centers are expected to be announced soon.
The disaster recovery center is located at the Hazelwood Civic Center, 8969 Dunn Road, Hazelwood, MO 63042. The center will be open Monday, Aug. 22, from noon-7 p.m., then Tuesday-Friday, Aug. 23-26, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
People directly affected by the flooding in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County may visit the recovery center. Before visiting the center, apply with FEMA online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362.
Renters and homeowners in St. Peters who were affected by the flash flooding between July 25-28, 2022 can also apply for FEMA disaster assistance online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by calling 1-800-621-3362, or by using the FEMA mobile app. Only one application is accepted per household. Read the full FEMA news release for more information.
City of St. Peters Updates:
The St. Peters Rec-Plex is reopening South Ice Rinks on Friday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2022. Ice schedules are available on the Rec-Plex calendar page.
Basketball, pickleball and volleyball resumed earlier this week with revised hours at Rec-Plex South. Hours are available on the Rec-Plex homepage. Rec-Plex members may check in at Rec-Plex South for these activities with a Rec-Plex membership card. Non-members must first go to the Rec-Plex North Front Desk for check-in.
The following Rec-Plex facilities remain closed:
- Lower aerobics room (closed until floor can be replaced)
- Rec-Plex North Gymnasium (closed until floor can be replaced)
- Rec-Plex North Ice Rink (closed for remodeling until late fall 2022)
370 Lakeside Park was reopened to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. All other City of St. Peters parks are open to the public.
St. Peters Earth Centre is open for product sales and yard waste drop-off. St. Peters Recycle City is fully operational and open to the public, including the acceptance of hand-thrown materials from non-residents, which was initially limited on Aug. 2, 2022. Hand-thrown material drop-off availability is subject to change dependent on the volume of incoming trash on a particular day.
The City of St. Peters has many residents and businesses affected by this week's record rainfall and subsequent flooding. We also have many residents and organizations that are eager to volunteer and help. Those in need of resources or looking to volunteer can visit the Community Council of St. Charles County and look at their Flooding Resources. The United Way also connects resources to the community through its 2-1-1 System. Please visit these websites if you've been affected by the flooding or if you'd like to assist those in need.
TIMELINE OF EVENTS:
Aug. 19: The St. Peters Rec-Plex reopened South Ice Rinks.
- A FEMA disaster recovery center opened from Monday, Aug. 15 to Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 in Hazelwood (St. Louis County) to provide one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the July 25-28 flooding and severe storms. The recovery center will then relocate.
- Basketball, pickleball and volleyball resumed with revised hours at Rec-Plex South.
Aug. 9: Renters and homeowners in St. Peters who were affected by the flash flooding between July 25-28, 2022 were now able to apply for FEMA disaster assistance.
Aug. 8: 370 Lakeside Park reopened to the public. All other City of St. Peters parks are open to the public.
Aug. 5: St. Peters Recycle City is now fully operational and open to the public, including the acceptance of hand-thrown materials from non-residents, which was initially limited on Aug. 2, 2022. Hand-thrown material drop-off availability is subject to change dependent on the volume of incoming trash in a particular day.
Aug. 3: The Rec-Plex reopened the Natatorium's Leisure Pool. Brown Road Park and Lone Wolff Park reopened.
- The Rec-Plex opened the Natatorium's 50-meter-pool.
- St. Peters Earth Centre reopened Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, for product sales and yard waste drop-off.
- St. Peters Recycle City limited the acceptance of materials from hand-throwers to St. Peters residents only.
- A Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC), coordinated by the American Red Cross, was set up to assist those impacted by the recent flooding.
Rec-Plex fitness classes have resumed, with alternate locations being announced on the Rec-Plex page, as well as through social media including Facebook and Instagram. July 31:
The St. Peters Golf Course reopened. Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief was in the area starting today, with teams offering free residential cleanup to anyone impacted by the flood. In addition, they set a tent up at O'Fallon Fire Station #3, where St. Charles County residents could stop by to register for free services.July 29:
Recycle City reopened to the public. Earth Centre remained closed.July 28:
The St. Peters Rec-Plex reopened the Dynamic Training Room. Several City parks remained closed due to water levels not receding: 370 Lakeside Park, Brown Road Park, Lone Wolff Park, Rabbit Run Park, and Sports Center Park.July 27:
- The St. Peters Rec-Plex reopened the following facilities: The Rec-Plex Lobby, including Front Desk, Registration & Tot Drop, Summer Camps (excluding ice skating camp),Cardio Room, Weight Room, and Indoor Track, Adult Locker Rooms, The Cove & Laurel Park Pool
- The following Rec-Plex facilities remained closed: Rec-Plex Natatorium, Rec-Plex South Ice Rinks (including skating camp), Lower aerobics room & Dynamic Training Room, Rec-Plex North Gymnasium
- All fitness classes, basketball and pickleball were also canceled.
- Tuesday’s regularly scheduled trash and recycling pickup was delayed to Wednesday, July 27, and the regular schedule resumed for the rest of this week.
- The City of St. Peters started offering flood debris pickup for residents who encountered sewer backups, basement flooding, or first-floor flooding due to the recent flood event that began on July 26, 2022.
- 370 Lakeside Park was closed to the public due to inaccessibility to several amenities.
- Several other City parks were closed due to the storm: City Centre Park, Jack Gettemeyer Park, Olde Towne Park, Rabbit Run Park, and Woodlands Sports Parks.
July 26: The St. Peters Rec-Plex, Rec-Plex South and The Cove closed. Recycle City and Earth Centre closed, and trash collection was delayed for one day. Roads were dangerous and power outages were across the region. Rec-Plex Day Camps were closed along with all Rec-Plex programs and facilities. Art Camps met as usual at the St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre, but before & after care was not available.