Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Board wants to tweak budget proposal for coming year and get a percentage of cost "recovery."
Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation Board is looking to put on its game face for the round of budget negotiations coming up in August, for the coming year. The debt of last year's $9 million for a Community Center and Aquatic Facility, as well as upkeep and staffing are weighing on the collective mind of the board. While figures weren't made available yet, Parks and Recreation Director Gerald Brown told the board he is looking for more "traffic" in and out of the facilities, to spread the word on all the opportunities for city residents, and build revenue. The Community Center is looking for fitness club memberships on the lower level of the center. And party and meeting rooms are available for rent on the main floor—rooms with windows …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
City gets OK for June 4 pool party serving alcohol, food, music.
Crestwood's Parks and Recreation got the go-ahead from aldermen earlier this month to throw a pool party at the city's Aquatic Center for adults only, serving alcohol, food and providing music. It's Saturday night! Circle the date, June 4, 8:30pm in Whitecliff Park, in Crestwood. Buy the $20 tickets by 5pm the Wednesday before, June 1, at the Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane. Officials said folks have been looking to throw a bash like this for a while, and look for a good-size turnout—and good weather. Sorry, no kids allowed. Here's a chance to let the kids have over that babysitter they love. The event is for both resident and non-resident adults 21 years and older. For more information, callCrestwood Parks & Recreation at 314…
Friday, February 11, 2011
Five things you need to know today.
1) St. Valentine's Day is Monday. Today is Friday. Click on this Patch Picks link for great ideas. 2) Father-daughter dance at Sunset Hills Community Center on the City Hall campus starts at 7pm until 9pm. $15 per couple, $5 each additional daughter. 3) Lindbergh High School boys basketball team plays at Parkway South High School in Chesterfield, 5:30pm. 4) Today is the 261st anniversary of the first hospital opened in the U.S. by Benjamin Franklin in Pennsylvania, the 69th anniversary of the first-ever gold record presented to Glenn Miller for Chattanooga Choo Choo, the 21st anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release after 27 years in prison, in South Africa. 5) Today is National Inventor's Day.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Parks and Recreation geared up to throw a pizza party for Santa on Saturday, set holiday contests in motion, forward mail to elves, turn holiday lights 'green.'
Sunset Hills' Parks and Recreation Department is set to throw a pizza party lunch Saturday for Santa and area youngsters at the newest hot spot in the city--the Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh. Families and their children gather at 11:30 a.m., for food, soda, fun, games and photo opportunities with Santa Claus after lunch, until 1 p.m. The cost is $7.50 with lunch and $3 without lunch. Families will have the opportunity to look about the new facility--gym, fitness and weight room, workout room, meeting rooms and more. Gift certificates are expected to be for sale. Gifts in any amount may be used toward membership, daily rates, classes, monthly passes and room rentals for meetings and parties. "We seem to have a lot of both bridal …