St. Louis Sports and Recreation

St. Louis Sports and RecreationSt. Louis is so well known for its sports teams that it won the title of "North America's Best Sports City." Check out some of the diverse sports franchises that have made St. Louis a sports powerhouse. Tired of being a spectator? Get in the game at some of the most fun recreation sites in St. Louis! Find activities in one of the city's wonderful parks or spend a day at a theme park. There are plenty of opportunities to get up and get active in this spectacular city.

 

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Pro Sports

St. Louis Cardinals
Known for winning ten World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals are the leading sports team in St. Louis. Baseball fans around the world recognize the Cardinals mascot, and are familiar with the team's high standing in the American and National Leagues.

Address: 250 Stadium Plz, St Louis, MO 63102 - MAP
Phone: (314)345-9600
Web: www.stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com

St. Louis Rams
Watch the Rams butt heads with their opponents. The St. Louis Rams have been the city's football team since 1995, and are known for the "Greatest Show on Turf." The sports team has won three league championships, including Super Bowl XXXIV.

Address: One Rams Way, St. Louis, MO 63045 - MAP
Phone: (314) 982-7267
Web: www.stlouisrams.com

St. Louis Blues
Go to the Scottrade Center to see St. Louis's professional ice hockey team, the St. Louis Blues. The Blues are part of the National Hockey League and have won seven division championships. Watch the sports team show off its skills on the ice.

Address: 1401 Clark Ave, St Louis, MO 63103 - MAP
Phone: (314) 622-2500
Web: www.blues.nhl.com

River City Rascals
The River City Rascals are a member of the West Division of the Frontier League. This professional baseball team franchise began its career in 1993 in Ohio as the Zanesville Greys before moving to Missouri in 1998, where it was renamed. The sports team currently hold two league titles and three division titles.

Address: 900 T.R. Hughes Blvd., O'Fallon, MO 63366 - MAP
Phone: (636) 240-BATS
Web: www.rivercityrascals.com

Saint Louis Billikens
What is a Billiken? Come to one of the Saint Louis University's Saint Louis Billikens games to find out! The Billikens participate in sports like soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, swimming and diving, cross country, track and field, tennis and field hockey.

Address: 221 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103 - MAP
Phone: (314) 977-3178
Web: www.slubillikens.com

St. Louis Bandits
Watch the St. Louis Bandits fly across the ice during a hockey game. This Tier II Junior A ice hockey franchise has been around since 2003, and has made appearances in the North American Hockey League playoffs each of their fiver years. These back-to-back Robertson Cup champions will not disappoint.

Address: 16851 North Outer 40 Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63005 - MAP
Phone: (636) 536-4882
Web: www.stlouisbandits.com

St. Louis Lions
Like soccer? The St. Louis Lions aim to impress. The sports team has played in the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid since 2006. Cheer for the Lions as they roar their way to victory!

Address: 2 Woodlands Parkway, Cottleville, MO 63338 - MAP
Phone: (636) 939-5151
Web: www.uslsoccer.com

St. Louis SLAM
Who says boys have all fun when it comes to football? St. Louis's first women's full contact football team, the St. Louis SLAM, proves that idea wrong. These women are in it to win it, and are ready to take down any challengers. Check out the sports team's schedule, purchase tickets or apply for membership online.

Address: 5557 Milburn, St. Louis, MO 63129 - MAP
Web: www.stlslam1.com

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Old Chain of Rocks Bridge
Fans of historic nature sites and outdoor recreation will not want to miss Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, located at the intersection of I-270 and Riverview Drive. This bridge is one of the longest in the world, spanning the Mississippi River. Hike or bike your way between the St. Louis Riverfront Trail in Missouri and the MCT Confluence Trail in Illinois.

Address: 10950 Riverview Drive, St. Louis, MO 63137 - MAP
Phone: (314) 416-9930
Web: www.nps.gov

Trailnet
Check out Trailnet for fun group recreation activities along the biking and hiking trails in St. Louis. Trailnet provides biking, hiking and walking opportunities as well as conservation events and community education to everyone looking to get active in the great outdoors.

Address: 1533 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103 - MAP
Phone: (314) 436-1324
Web: www.trailnet.org

Grant’s Trail
Ride the 8-mile long Grant's Trail, which runs by The Lodge at Grant's Trail, Grant's Farm and an off-road BMX bike park. This former railroad provides a flat surface perfect for biking, jogging, in-line skating and other recreation.

Address: 4398 Hoffmeister Ave., St Louis, MO 63123 - MAP
Web: www.bikegrantstrail.com

 

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Watersports

Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center
Located across the street from Chesterfield Mall, Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center is the perfect place to cool down, splash around and enjoy water recreation. The Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center offers a Leisure Pool with the AquaPlay Unit, three slides, a Splash Playground, Competition Pool, two diving boards and a lazy river.

Address: 690 Chesterfield Pkwy. W., Chesterfield, MO 63017 - MAP
Phone: (636) 537-2552
Web: www.chesterfield.mo.us

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Gateway Paintball
Lock and load for some fast-paced recreation fun at Gateway Paintball. This paintball field boasts 96 acres of playing field and is located just minutes away from the St. Louis area. Make a reservation during the weekdays or join in on the open play every Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm.

Address: 14510 Missouri Bottom Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044 - MAP
Phone: (314) 298-3772
Web: www.gatewaypaintball.com

Six Flags St. Louis
Spend a day at Six Flags St. Louis. With over 40 rides, access to the Hurricane Harbor water park and tons of shows and parades, everyone will find something to do! Check out some of the most thrilling rollercoasters in St. Louis-including the hair-raising high-speed Ninja and the dizzying Batman The Ride.

Address: 4900 6 Flags Rd, Eureka, MO 63025 - MAP
Phone: (636) 938-4800
Web: www.sixflags.com

Upper Limits
Scale a cliff indoors! Upper Limits offers rock walls to suit every individual's adventure levels. Beginners can take rock-climbing classes to learn the ropes. Experienced climbers will be challenged by the 45-degree lead wall and bouldering cave. Don't have time for a class? Experience the thrill of recreational climbing at one of the four autobelays-safe, secure and super fun!

Address: 326 S. 21st St., St. Louis, MO 63103 - MAP
Phone: (314) 241-7625
Web: www.upperlimits.com

Fly Free Skydiving
Fly through the St. Louis sky with Fly Free Skydiving. This skydiving service offers three different options for your first jump into extreme sports: Tandem Skydive, Accelerated Freefall and Instructor Assisted Deployment. Trained instructors are with you as you fly down thousands of feet with your parachute.

Address: 900 Airport Rd., St. Louis, MO 63135 - MAP
Phone: (314) 570-3905
Web: www.flyfreeskydiving.com

 

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Leisure

Steinberg Skating Rink
Rent a pair of ice skates during the winter and practice for the next Winter Olympics at Steinberg Skating Rink, located in the east side of Forest Park near the Kingshighway entrance. The rink is closed during the summer, so instead of ice skating you can participate in other recreational activities like beach volleyball.

Address: 400 Jefferson Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110 - MAP
Phone: (314) 361-0613
Web: www.steinbergskatingrink.com

Pin-Up Bowl
Visit the city's original bowling and martini lounge in The Loop. Pin-Up Bowl opens in the afternoon and closes at 3am. All ages are welcome with a responsible adult, until 9pm when the lounge becomes 21+ and the party starts. Walk-ins are welcome, but be sure to reserve a lane for larger parties because this bowling venue is popular among both tourists and residents of St. Louis.

Address: 6191 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112 - MAP
Phone: (314) 727-5555
Web: www.pinupbowl.com

Swing-A-Round Fun Town
Bring the whole family out for water recreation and fun at Swing-A-Round Fun Town. There is something to do for a kid of any age, and any kid at heart. Race go-karts or battle it out in bumper boats. Show off your putt-putt skills or test your arm in the batting cages. There is even an arcade indoors, where you can escape the summer heat.

Address: 335 Skinker, Fenton, MO 63026 - MAP
Phone: (636) 349-7077
Web: www.swing-a-round.com