Checks or money orders should be made payable to the City of University City and must be made for the exact amount of the fee. Returned Check Fees: $25-Administrative Handling Fee PLUS $9-Bank Fee. Your home telephone number MUST be provided for ALL check (personal/cashier/certified) transactions.
MasterCard and Visa are both accepted at Centennial Commons and Ruth Park Golf Course.

Register Early for Programs / Events

All programs, events, etc. must meet the stated minimum enrollment. If the minimum is not met, the program will be cancelled. If this occurs, participants will be notified and a full refund issued. The Department of Community Development-Recreation Division has made every effort to ensure accuracy of the information presented. However, all programs, events, locations, and fees indicated are subject to change.

American with Disabilities Act

Ph: (314) 963-5600
All programs and facilities of the University City Department of Community Development-Recreation Division are available to people of all abilities. If special accommodations are needed, please notify us when registering.

Inclusion Coordinator

 Malory Smysor, Regional Coordinator of Inclusive Recreation, is responsible for facilitating the inclusion of people with disabilities in our recreation programs and for providing assistance with city services.

If accommodations or assistance is needed, please feel free to contact Malory at (314) 290-8507; email: msmysor@claytonmo.gov; or through Relay Missouri at (800) 735-2966 (TDD).  Please allow two (2) weeks prior to activity start date for coordination of support.   Volunteers are always needed and welcomed to assist individuals with disabilities. Contact Malory for details.

Fair Play Policy

The Department of Community Development-Recreation Division offers opportunities for individuals of all ages and abilities. Our goal is to provide recreational enjoyment in a safe environment. Please assist us by following our Fair Play Policy. Individuals using Recreation Division facilities are expected to:
   · Refrain from using profane language
   · Refrain from placing themselves and/or others at personal risk
   · Respect one another and one another’s personal property
   · Not participate in any unlawful activities (i.e., vandalism, stealing, using or selling illegal drugs or weapons)

Adherence to this policy is greatly appreciated. Persons who endanger the safety of themselves or others will be removed from Recreation Division facilities and/or recreation programs. Other infractions of the rules will be handled as deemed necessary by Recreation Division staff. If children are involved, their parent and/or guardian will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity

The University City Department of Community Development-Recreation Division facilities, programs, and activities are open to all persons on an equal opportunity basis. If anyone believes he or she has been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability, he or she may file a complaint alleging discrimination with the University City Department of Community Development-Recreation Division or the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.

Photo Policy

The Department of Community Development-Recreation Division may take photos of participants at our parks, of persons enrolled in sponsored programs, and of those enjoying special events. Please be aware these photos are for department use only, and may be used in future publications, social networks, flyers, displays, and on the City’s website.