"The Alternative" is an event for youth ages 11-16 co-sponsored by the Crestwood Police and the Crestwood Parks and Recreation Department. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and remain open until 8 p.m. Admission fee includes a voucher for popcorn, pizza and soda. Activities include swimming and a DJ providing musical entertainment. The event adheres to a lock-in format which means anyone leaving prior to closing will not be allowed to return. Open to residents and non-residents.