Parks and Recreation
The City of Town & Country Parks and Recreation Department manages the City's beautiful parks system and provides various city events throughout the year.
FALL FESTIVAL with FIREWORKS - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 - 4 - 7 pm
This year, Fall Festival will have all of the fun features of our traditional Fall Festivals, with a few changes. In order to accomodate the fireworks that had to be cancelled at our summer Fire & Ice event, the Fall Festival is moving to late afternoon, and the location for most of the activities will be the area east of the intersection of Mason and Clayton Roads. Details are below:
4 - 6 PM Pony rides at Longview Farm Park (fund raiser for Equine Assisted Therapy)
4 - 7 PM Restaurants and sponsor booths on the area just east of Mason Woods Village
4 - 7 PM Pumpkin Patch and crafts for children
4 - 7 PM Bounce houses on Principia property
AT DARK - FIREWORKS !
For details of the Impressions of Town & County Plein Air event click here.
ART CLASS FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS
Classes on August 25 and September 15, for children ages 2-5. Drace Park pavilion, $5 per student. Call 314 434-1215 for reservations.
**Town & Country Residents and Businesses only**
Click here to view calendars online and submit requests.
Call 314-434-1215, for additional information or to book.
**Click here to learn more about YOGA classes at Longview. You will be lead directly to the Yoga instructor's home page where you can find class information and online registration.
Each park has paved and unpaved trails, picnic pavilions, playgrounds, plus other unique features such as a fishing lake and athletic fields. The park picnic pavilions are available to Town & Country residents and Town & Country businesses at each of the 3 city parks: Drace Park, Longview Farm Park and Preservation Park.
To view the Trails and Parks Master Plan-2010 click here.
The Department relies on two full-time staff members, two part-time staff, and many volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering to work an event or a community work day in the park please sign up via e-mail.
Parks and Recreation events are published in the City Newsletter and on this website. The Newsletter is mailed to all residents. If you do not receive a newsletter and would like to, please call 314-587-2804.
Anne Nixon, CPRP
Director of Parks and Recreation