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  • Adult Basic Education & High School Equivalency Prep - In Person

    Adult Basic Education & High School Equivalency Preparation We offer a variety of free adult education services for individuals 17 and older. Classes are individualized. Students work at their own pace on the skills they need. In classes you will: Improve Basic reading, writing, and math skills Develop Workforce skills Prepare for the Missouri High School Equivalency Tests (HSE/GED) Prepare for Postsecondary Education Prepare for the WorkKeys and Job Placement tests By attending classes you can: Invest in your future Improve your skills Earn your HS diploma/credential Qualify for a better job Prepare for college or a technical school Summer classes will begin on July 6, 2021 and continue through August 18th. Both online and in-person classes are available. For a list of online classes classes, search "Adult online Programs." Students must attend a virtual testing and/or orientation session prior to July 6th. Once our office receives your application, a staff member will contact you regarding testing and/or orientation. Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information. For a complete list of class days, times, and locations, visit our website at: Class Sites. Classes begin July 6, 2021 and run through August 2021. All classes are FREE! Please note: Students must be 17 years of age or older and not enrolled in high school.
  • Adult Cardio Boot Camp

    Join us with F45 Training twice a week for a conditioning focused workout. These innovative workouts are tailored to fit ANY fitness level. Most importantly they are fun, effective and safe workouts! This one month program will challenge you through a mix of cardiovascular training, resistance training, core and stability training. Offered in partnership with F45 training. Hear from an F45 Fitness coach about what you can expect from a class in this video. Ages 18+ Session Days Starts # Classes Location Time 1 Mon & Wed November 30 8 F45 Fitness-Ellisville 10:15-11:00 a.m. 2 Mon & Wed November 30 8 F45 Fitness-Ellisville 6:30-7:15 p.m. 3 Mon & Wed January 4 8 F45 Fitness-Ellisville 9:15-10:00 a.m. 4 Mon & Wed January 4 8 F45 Fitness-Ellisville 5:30-6:15 p.m. 5 Mon & Wed February 1 8 F45 Fitness-Ellisville 9:15-10:00 a.m. 6 Mon & Wed February 1 8 F45 Fitness-Ellisville 5:30-6:15 p.m. $99 | $74.25 Gold Card, $84.15 Silver Card F45 Ellisville is located in Maple Tree Shopping Center, 15860 Clayton Road, Ellisville, MO 63011. Gold Card members (Parkway and Rockwood district residents ages 60 and older) receive a 25% discount for this class. The discounted rate will automatically be applied at checkout. You must have a Gold Card issued in your name to receive the discounted rate. If you do not have a Gold Card and would like to request one, complete an online request form. For any questions, please call us at 636-891-6644. Silver Card members (residents outside of the Parkway and Rockwood districts ages 60 and older) receive a 15% discount for this class. The discounted rate will automatically be applied at checkout. You must have a Silver Card membership to receive the discounted rate (you will not receive a physical card). If you are not registered for a Silver Card and would like to register, complete this online request form. Note: the Silver card does not provide free/reduced admission to Parkway or Rockwood High School sponsored events.
  • Adult Master Lap Fitness Swimming - Quarterly Sessions

    Try our coached master swim program or do your own workout. All swimming abilities and fitness levels are welcome. Workouts will be given to help adults who still compete, former swimmers, or triathletes looking to improve. Ages 18+
  • Adult Swim Lessons

    Swim lessons for the adult beginner; small class size and individual attention make this class perfect for those adults just learning how to swim. Adults will work on floating, kicking, gliding, treading, breathing, and improving your swimming skills in the water. Our goal is to make everyone safe and not afraid of the water.
  • Adult Swim Lessons - Summer Sessions

    Swim lessons for the adult beginner; small class size and individual attention make this class perfect for those adults just learning how to swim. Adults will work on floating, kicking, gliding, treading, breathing, and improving your swimming skills in the water. Our goal is to make everyone safe and not afraid of the water.
  • Adult Tennis Clinics

    Grab your racket and get ready for some tennis! At all skill levels, fundamental stroke technique is developed, live play is emphasized and singles and doubles positioning is evaluated. More experienced players will focus on advanced technical shots and match strategy. Offered in partnership with Vetta Sports.\ Ages 18+ Lafayette High School | Saturdays Session 1: July 5-July 10 | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (no class July 3) Session 2: July 24-August 21 | 11:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. Parkway South High School | Saturdays Session 3: July 5-July 10 | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (no class July 3) Session 4: July 24-August 21 | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Parkway West High School | Tuesdays Session 5: July 26-August 3 | 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. $79 | Gold/Silver Card does not apply Classes will be made up at the end of the session if rained out. If the weather looks bad, make sure to check the
  • Amish Strawberry Festival

    Visit the Illinois Amish Heritage Center. Visit an early IL Amish home. Enjoy sheep shearing, spinning, wool dyeing, caneing, quilting, and other exhibits. Head out to the countryside. Watch for buggies on the roads, clothes on the line, home gardens, and Amish farmers in the fields. Stop and shop at Beachy's Amish grocery store for noodles, cheeses, jams and much, much more. Bring a hearty appetite, as we'll enjoy an Amish home meal served family-style, in an Amish home. Visit the Strawberry Fest activities and market at the Otto Community Center. Observe more crafting, and shop for unique items. Conclude our Amish Day with a visit to Arthur to do some last-minute Strawberry Fest shopping. Stitch and Sew is a wonderful shopping stop for quilters, but there are also furniture and quilt shops, a bakery and fudge shop, and more. This trip is Activity Level 2 (see Acitivity Levels below). Ages 18+ Saturday | June 5 | 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (Check in at 6:45 a.m.) Parkway Admin Building - meet in the parking lot. No Refunds after May 5 $129 | Gold Card Program does not apply. All tours are led by Linda Koenig from Gateway Tours and meet at the Parkway Admin Building at 455 N. Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Trip Activity Level Guide This scale is a guide to indicate the approximate activity level of a trip. If you are unsure if a trip is right for you, please call or text us at 636-891-6644. Level 1 - Easy: Minimal walking required. Terrain is typically flat with no stairs or incline Level 2 - Moderate: Light walking required. Occasional incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain Level 3 - Active: Moderate walking required. Frequent incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain
  • Aqua Aerobics or Water Walking - Summer

    Low impact workout challenges those who want to get in shape. Aqua Aerobics classes incorporate low cardio, muscle toning, strengthening and balance work. Deep water, shallow water, and water walking classes meet 2 times per week. Learn more about our new Water Walking program in this video. Gold Card/Golden Key Card members (district residents ages 60 and older) receive a 50% discount for this class. The discounted rate will automatically be applied at checkout. You must have a Gold Card/Golden Key Card issued in your name to receive the discounted rate. If you do not have a Gold Card/Golden Key Card and would like to request one, complete an online request form. For any questions, please call us at 636-891-6644.
  • Baby & Me Hike

    A hike for caregivers who like to carry their kids. Load up your kiddo and join us for a 2-3 mile hike within 45 minutes of West County. Meet new friends, discover a new trail, and get some exercise! This hike will be at an adult pace and is not appropriate for young children. Ages 18+ | Mondays Session 1: April 19 Session 2: May 24 Session 3: June 14 8:00-10:00 a.m. $5 per adult
  • English as a Second Language - In-person

    English as a Second Language We offer classes for adults whose first language is not English. Students in beginning classes learn to speak, listen for understanding, read, and write English. Intermediate and advanced students have the opportunity to improve conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing. Other classes include: U.S. Government and History Citizenship TOEFL Summer classes will begin on July 6, 2021 and continue through August 18th. Both online and in-person classes are available. For online classes, search "Online Programs for All." Students must attend a virtual or in-person testing and/or orientation session prior to July 6th. Once our office receives your application, a staff member will contact you regarding testing and/or orientation. Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information. For a complete list of class days, times, and locations, visit our website at: Class Sites. Classes begin July 6, 2021 and run through August 2021. All classes are FREE! Please note: Students must be 17 years of age or older and not enrolled in high school.
  • Historic Hotels of St. Louis

    Throughout its history, St. Louis has been home to many of the finest and largest hotels in America. Among St. Louis' posh 19th century hotels were the Southern, National, Planters and Lindell. Thanks to fire, neglect and the economy, these hotels no longer exist, but countless stories about the hotels and their famous guests remain. On the other hand, we have recently witnessed the awesome restoration and conversion of some of the early 20th century hotels and buildings into first class landmark hotels. The ballrooms, public spaces and dining areas of these hotels are magnificent. Lunch will be at St. Maronite Church. This trip is Activity Level 2 (see Acitivity Levels below). Ages 18+ Saturday | July 14 | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Check in at 8:45 a.m.) Parkway Admin Building - meet in the parking lot. No Refunds after June 14 $75 | Gold Card Program does not apply. All tours are led by Linda Koenig from Gateway Tours and meet at the Parkway Admin Building at 455 N. Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Trip Activity Level Guide This scale is a guide to indicate the approximate activity level of a trip. If you are unsure if a trip is right for you, please call or text us at 636-891-6644. Level 1 - Easy: Minimal walking required. Terrain is typically flat with no stairs or incline Level 2 - Moderate: Light walking required. Occasional incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain Level 3 - Active: Moderate walking required. Frequent incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain
  • Saturday Night Yoga with Angela

    Take time for yourself and your mental well being with this online course. Community Ed Instructor Angela Jurgensen will lead you as you'll learn what it means to have controlled attentiveness of what is happening in the present moment and apply it to your everyday life. Taught by Community Ed Instructor Angela Jurgensen. Day Starts # Classes Location Time Saturday June 19 1 Crestview Middle School 6:00-7:00 p.m. Ages 18+ $25 | $12.50 Gold Card, $21.25 Silver Card Gold Card members (Parkway and Rockwood district residents ages 60 and older) receive a 50% discount for this class. The discounted rate will automatically be applied at checkout. You must have a Gold Card issued in your name to receive the discounted rate. If you do not have a Gold Card and would like to request one, complete an online request form. For any questions, please call us at 636-891-6644. Silver Card members (residents outside of the Parkway and Rockwood districts ages 60 and older) receive a 15% discount for this class. The discounted rate will automatically be applied at checkout. You must have a Silver Card membership to receive the discounted rate (you will not receive a physical card). If you are not registered for a Silver Card and would like to register, complete this online request form. Note: the Silver card does not provide free/reduced admission to Parkway or Rockwood High School sponsored events.
  • Touchstones to our Past

    Tour (mostly riding) the beautiful Bellefontaine Cemetery. Established in 1849, the cemetery sprawls over 327 acres in North St. Louis. See the gravesites of William Clark, Adolphus Busch, Thomas Hart Benton, and many other notables. Admire the large family mausoleums, learn the history of the rural garden cemetery movement, and hear lots of interesting stories. Tour (mostly riding) the 1857 magnificently-landscaped Calvary Cemetery. Visit the gravesites of William Tecumseh Sherman, Tennessee Williams, Dred Scott, and others. Learn about many burial customs and traditions. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Bissell Mansion. Enjoy yet another rural garden cemetery, New Mount Sinai, the largest Jewish cemetery in the region. See the large family mausoleums of the St. Louis department store magnates, and learn about Jewish burial customs and traditions. Tour Jefferson Barracks National Military Cemetery, one of the largest military cemeteries in the U.S. Over 150,000 service persons and their spouses are buried here, among the rolling hills and rows of white marble headstones. This trip is Activity Level 2 (see Acitivity Levels below). Ages 18+ Wednesday | May 12 | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Check in at 8:30 a.m.) Parkway Admin Building - meet in the parking lot. No Refunds after April 12 $79 | Gold Card Program does not apply. All tours are led by Linda Koenig from Gateway Tours and meet at the Parkway Admin Building at 455 N. Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Trip Activity Level Guide This scale is a guide to indicate the approximate activity level of a trip. If you are unsure if a trip is right for you, please call or text us at 636-891-6644. Level 1 - Easy: Minimal walking required. Terrain is typically flat with no stairs or incline Level 2 - Moderate: Light walking required. Occasional incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain Level 3 - Active: Moderate walking required. Frequent incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain
  • World Religions in West County

    World Religions in West County Come celebrate the different beliefs and customs of many St. Louisians with this very special trip. Visit a Hindu Temple, stop by the St. Louis Abbey, have lunch at St. Raymond's Maronite Church, tour the Temple Israel and finally visit the Daar ul Islam Mosque. We will spend time exploring customs, traditions and the history of these faiths. This trip is Activity Level 2 (see Activity Levels below). Ages 18+ Saturday | August 18 | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Check in at 8:45 a.m.) Parkway Admin Building - meet in the parking lot. No Refunds after July 18 $85 | Gold Card Program does not apply. All tours are led by Linda Koenig from Gateway Tours and meet at the Parkway Admin Building at 455 N. Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Trip Activity Level Guide This scale is a guide to indicate the approximate activity level of a trip. If you are unsure if a trip is right for you, please call or text us at 636-891-6644. Level 1 - Easy: Minimal walking required. Terrain is typically flat with no stairs or incline Level 2 - Moderate: Light walking required. Occasional incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain Level 3 - Active: Moderate walking required. Frequent incline and/or stairs and possible uneven terrain