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The official newsletter and program guide of the City of Florissant.FlorissantSpotlightSpring 2023Includes Florissant Parks & Recreation Parks and Program Guide!VALLEY OFFLOWERSTHEATRE SHOWSPAGE 21PAGE 3SENIOR TRIPSPAGE 20PARKS & RECCLASSESPAGE 11SUMMER DAYCAMPPAGE 18KOCH PARKSPLASH PADPAGE 14

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 20231WHAT'S INSIDEMayor's Message ...................................... 1City Council & Social Media ..................... 2Valley of Flowers 2023.............................. 3St. Patrick's Day Festival .......................... 4Police Department .................................... 6About Florissant Hours ....................................................... 7Park and Recreation ................................. 8 List of Parks ............................................ 9Facility Rentals ....................................... 10Aquatics .................................................. 11Health & Fitness ...................................... 12Athletics .................................................. 13 Splash Pad ............................................ 14Speical Events ......................................... 15Park Events ............................................. 17Summer Day Camp ................................. 18Senior Services ..................................19-20Theatre .................................................... 21Florissant Golf Course ............................ 22Messag fro th MayorGreetings Friends-Welcome to the first edition of the Mayor’s Message for 2023. I hope everyone had a safe and joyous holiday season with family and friends and that you're enjoying your 2023 City Planning Calendar. The City continues to experience economic development success that it has not seen for many years. Companies of all sizes, including National brands and developers, are proving that they believe in the future of Florissant. There are many projects coming soon to the City. We are very excited to start developing and bringing them all to fruition. Events coming up in the City:I would like to share some news and what we can look forward to in the next couple of months:• The 60th Annual Valley of Flowers Festival and Parade, May 5th-7th (Save the date on page 3) • Please join the administration in an initiative to kick off a pre-Valley of Flowers Spring Cleaning to recapture the spirit of the original festival. The idea is to clean up, spruce up, fix up the City culminating in what has become the Valley of Flowers Festival which will run sometime in the middle of March to the start of the festival. • The 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade, 5k Run & Festival on Sunday, March 12th. • The electronic Recycling Event, sponsored by Midwest Recycling Center, Saturday, April 1 from 9am-1pm (or until trucks reach capacity.) • The first Food Truck Knight event of the year is Friday, April 21st. • The Document Shredding Event, sponsored by Shred-It and Gateway Disposal STL, April 22nd from 9am-1pm (or until trucks reach capacity.) Held at St. Ferdinand Park. • Plaque Dedication for Sheila Williams in front of 990 rue St. Francois @ 5:30pm. Wednesday Night Out starts directly after Plaque Dedications. • List of Senior events, City events, and Parks activities, can be found in this edition of the Florissant Spotlight and the 2023 City Planning Calendar.We are very pleased with the continuous improvements at the Florissant Golf Club made by Course Superintendent Andy Sprunt and Golf Course Manager Sam Freihoff. With our large deck and banquet room, we can handle any size golf outing. For a TEE TIME or to book your next event, contact the Golf Club at 314.741.7444 or visit The Public Works Department is preparing to do $3,300,000 in street work in 2023 which includes $800,000 in asphalt preservation work, $800,000 in concrete paving replacement and repairs, and $1,700,000 in major street repairs. The City is also in the process of designing street replacement projects for St. Denis St. and Mullanphy Rd. These projects are in conjunction with the federal government which will reimburse 80% of the cost of the project. I look forward to seeing you at the Valley of Flowers Festival and other wonderful outdoor events in our city this year! Mayor  LowerUpcoming Events: • St. Patrick's Parade, 5K Run & Festival • Food Truck Knight • Valley Flowers

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florissantmo.com2Follow u o Socia Medi!For the most up to date information, be sure to like and follow the social media pages below from various departments withinthe City of FlorissantCit CounciKeith Schildroth Ward 5 314.839.2297ward5@florissantmo.comAndrew HarrisWard 1 314.246.9150ward1@florissantmo.comPaul Manganelli Ward 2 314.606.6578 ward2@florissantmo.comRobert Parson Jr. Council Vice PresidentWard 8314.422.2050ward8@florissantmo.comJackie Bond Pagano Ward 7314.837.1315ward7@florissantmo.comTom O'DonnellWard 6314.691.7856ward6@florissantmo.comTommy SiamWard 9 314.757.2594ward9@florissantmo.comThe Florissant City Council meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 7pm in the council chambers at Florissant City Hall. Council Meetings are broadcasted live on our Facebook page and on Spectrum 992 and AT&T 99City of Florissant Police Explorers@fpdexploresFlorissant Police Department@florissantpdFlorissant Senior Department@florissantseniorsCity of Florissant Main@florissantcityFlorissant Police Department@florissantpdCity of Florissant Main@florissantcityFlorissant Police Department@florissantpd City of Florissant Parks & Recreation@florissantparkrecFlorissant Golf Club@florissantgolfclubFlorissant Civic Center Theatre@fcctheatreFlorissant Parks & Recreation@florissantparkrecFlorissant Golf Club @florissantgolfclubFlorissant Parks & Recreation@florissantparkrecJeff CaputaWard 4 314.239.1568ward4@florissantmo.comJoseph EaganCouncil PresidentWard 3

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 20235

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florissantmo.com6Police DepartmentThe Florissant Police Department is proud to announce the success of the 8th annual Summons of Joy campaign. Thanks to the generosity of local churches, they were able to donate $4,200 to the program, which gives officers the opportunity to hand out 42 $100 gift cards to individuals and families in the community over the holiday season. The Summons of Joy program, which has been running for eight years, is a partnership between the Florissant Police Department and North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU). It aims to build positive relationships between the police and the community they serve and has received a range of emotional reactions from recipients in the past, including hugs, tears of joy, and handshakes. This year marked the first Summons of Joy campaign without Dr. Rance Thomas, co-founder of NCCU and its president since its inception, who passed away last year. Despite his absence, the program remains a meaningful and impactful tradition for both the community and the officers involved. "We would be remiss not to mention that this is the first year without our friend Dr. Rance Thomas," said Chief Fagan. "This program continues to positively impact our community and our officers look forward to this every year."The gift cards were randomly distributed to unsuspecting recipients over the holiday season. The Florissant Police Department looks forward to continuing the Summons of Joy program for many more years to come.Messag fro Officer MichaePD Drivin p PD Vacatio pFlorissan Polic Sellin T-Shirt t Benefi th Specia OlympicThe Florissant Police is selling 2023 Missouri Law Enforcement Torch Run T-Shirts to benefit the Missouri Special Olympics.The shirts are $15 each, small-XL Please contact Officer Michael at or call 314.830.6042

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 20237Monday – Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6am* – 8pmSaturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8am – 5pmSunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10am – 5pmHours of OperationJames J. Eagan Community Center (JJE)Parks & Recreation1 James J Eagan Dr., Florissant, MO 63033314.921.4466Parks and Recreation Office at JJE314.839.7670Monday – Friday 8am - 4:30pmRainout Line314.266.7335Monday – Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8am – 8pmSaturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8am – 5pmSunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10am – 5pmHours of OperationJohn F. Kennedy Community Center (JFK)315 Howdershell Rd. Florissant MO 63031314.921.4250Parks and Recreation Office at JFK314.921.4250Monday – Friday 8am - 4:30pmDaily Visits – JJE & JFKYouth 4-17Adult 18-59Senior 60+/Veterans $3$5$3$6$9$6Resident NonresidentAnnual Passes – JJE & JFKYouth 4-17Adult 18-59Senior 60+/VeteransSenior Couple Live in same house both 60+Family (up to 4)*$40/$65/$95$50/$85/$125$40/$65/$95$70/$120/$175$75/$130/$195$95/$155/$230$120/$195/$280$95/$155/$230$140/$224/$325$150/$240/$355Resident3mo/6mo/1yrNonresident 3mo/6mo/1yrChildren 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult (age 18 and older) at all times while in the City of Florissant facilities unless otherwise noted. Anyone 17 years of age and younger will not be allowed in the city facilities during normal school hours when area schools are in session.All children ages 0-3yrs may enter and use our facilities free of charge*Each additional member $30/$50Family memberships include individuals living in the same household and listed on the Occupancy Permit if applicable. Additional eligible members may be added for $30 per person for residents and $50 per person for nonresidents. Individuals interested in purchasing a membership must provide proof of residency at time of purchase and occupancy permit will be checked.*6-8:00am hours at the JJE Center are for those with a facility membership. Daily visits will not be sold during this time.JOHN F. KENNEDY BUILDINGJAMES J. EAGAN BUILDINGRegister Early for ProgramsAll programs must meet minimum enrollment in order to be offered. If there are not enough registrants, a course will be canceled. If there are not enough registrants, courses may be cancelled. Florissant Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel, postpone, combine classes or change instructors as needed. If a class is canceled due to lack of enrollment, registered participants will be notified of an alternate class or program if one is available, or offered a full refund or account credit for registration fee paid.Registration PolicyRegistration begins shortly after 8am on the date indicated and will continue on a space available basis. Current residents’ cards must be presented at the time of registration in order to receive resident rates. Children under four years of age must have a parent’s resident card. Phone registration begins at 9 am on the date indicated as the first day of registration.Refund PolicyRegistrants’ cancelling before a class begins will receive a full refund minus $5 processing charge. Participants canceling after a class begins will receive no more than a 50% refund. No refund will be given after the session is ½ complete or for classes that require less than a $5 registration fee. No refund will be given on pool or facility memberships, summer day camp after the registration deadline or pavilion rentals. All refunds request must be made at least 24 hours before the start of any program or class. All refund request may take up to 14 business days to process.Gymnasium Hours Gymnasium hours vary. Please call 314.266.7335 and select extension 1 for JJE Center and extension 2 for JFK Center. You may also download the free app, Rainout Line, to see gymnasium hours. Hours are updated daily.Gymnasium Capacity PolicyOnce the gymnasium has hit capacity, we will use a one in, one out rule to keep the gymnasium at capacity. Those wishing to enter will need to sign a wait list and will be given access in the order they arrive as others leave. Fridays are reserved for residents. No nonresident passes will be issued on Fridays. Gymnasium capacities will still be enforced. Nonresidents may still use our other amenities on Friday. Full Court BasketballIn order to maximize the space in our gymnasium and serve as many guests as possible, full court play will only be allowed during the final hour of the building in question on M/W/SU. Outside of these times, only half court games will be allowed.Racquetball Court - JFKCome enjoy our racquetball court at the JFK Center. Reservations can be made one week in advance by residents or day of for nonresidents. Individuals ages 13 and older may use the court, individuals 12 and under may use the court with adult supervision (adult 18+). Call 314.921.4250 for court availability or for reservations.Use of the Racquetball Court is included in a Facility Membership or the Daily Facility Fees.

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florissantmo.com8Parks & RecreationResident Card RequirementsEveryone in the household, including all children receiving a card, MUST be listed on the occupancy permit. This will be checked by our staff when you come to get your card. Proof of residency includes an unpaid utility bill, bank statement, paycheck stub, monthly business statement (i.e. cell phone bill) mailed to the house. Proof of residency must have been mailed to the house, list your name and address, and be dated within the last 30 days. 15 yrs and Under• Must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian as proof of residency. 16-20 yrs• May either be accompanied by a resident parent/legal guardian OR present a proof of residency item listed to the left in their own name 21+ yrs• Utility bill showing service address that matches resident address. Electronic copies will be accepted. Must be dated within 30 days of current date.• Paycheck stub (mailed or electronic stub), mailed bank statement. Must be dated within 30 days of current date.Resident/nonresident cards are valid for two years from the date of purchase. If your card is lost during this time and you need a replacement, a $5 fee for all ages will apply for each replacement card. Nonresidents wishing to purchase a daily facility pass must have a nonresident identification card which will be held at the reception or fitness desk and returned upon their departure from the facility. Nonresident card fees are the same as resident card fees. A photo ID or parent/guardian must be present (for minors under 18) in order to make a nonresident card.All Residents and Non-Residents without memberships will be required to hold an active Resident/Non-Resident card to access JJE and JFK facilities. This includes the indoor pool, gymnasium, fitness centers, fitness, racquetball and pickleball.All resident/nonresident cards are the property of the City of Florissant and must be shown or surrendered to city employees upon request. For safety and security of our staff and guests, cards will be kept at the desk during usage of the facility and returned upon their exit. Florissant Business OwnersThe owner of any business located within the city limits, along with immediate family members living in their household, shall be deemed a resident and therefore eligible to receive a resident card. This applies to the individual listed on the business license only. To obtain a resident card as a business owner in the city, you must visit the JJE Center or JFK Community Center with a photo ID. You will only be issued a card upon verification of your business ownership and current business license through the Finance Department. This verification can only be done Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm. It may take up to two business days to verify.Resident Card FeesYouth (4-17yrs)Adult (18-59yrs)Seniors (60+)/VeteransReplacement Card$4$5$4$5Cheryl Thompson-Stimage 314.839.7670 Director of Parks & RecreationParks & Recreation Administrative StaffParks & Recreation MissionTo achieve our goal of inspiring community, creating memories, and fostering relationships, we will provide affordable, quality recreation programs and facilities for all to enjoy. It is our desire to empower you to be the best version of yourself.Insurance StatementThe Florissant Parks and Recreation Department does not provide insurance coverage for injuries suffered while participating in our programs or while using parks or facilities. Any cost related to such injuries should be presented to your personal hospitalization carrier.Photos and VideosPhotographs taken during programs and activities sponsored by the Florissant Parks and Recreation Department are the property of the City of Florissant and may be reproduced without consent of the participants. If you do not want yourself or your child photographed/filmed, please notify the Parks and Recreation Administration Office in writing prior to the program starting.Accommodation PolicyThe Florissant Parks and Recreation Department welcomes people of all abilities to use any of our programs, facilities, or services. We will make every effort to incorporate your individual needs. If special accommodations are needed to participate in a program, please call our office at 314.839.7670 at least 48 hours in advance of the start of the program.Payment and Returned ChecksFull payment is required at the time of registration, unless otherwise noted. A $20 charge will be applied for all returned checks. If using Debit or Credit Card there will be a 2.5% fee with a minimum of $1.50Walk-In: Visit JJE Center or JFK Community Center to pay by cash,check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover card.Phone: Call 314.921.4466 or 314.921.4250 to pay by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover card.Online: Visit to pay by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover card. You will need to call to have your account enabled before registering online for the first time.Chris CholleyKevin GreenDave KlausJanice SteibVacantMissy WilkesRyan HarrisonSarah SkaggsBeth GoldsteinKati GibilterraMonica ManganelliSuperintendent of Recreation Superintendent of ParksParks ForemanCenter Director (JJE)Center Director (JFK)Recreation Specialist – SportsRecreation Manager – Aquatics Rec Specialist – Programs/MarketingAdministrative AssistantClerk Typist (JJE) Clerk Typist (JFK)

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 20239Bangert Park275 S. New FlorissantBehlmann Park925 Loekes DrBlackfoot Park1001 ManresaBlanche’s Spring Park110 Aubuchon StChamplain-Florval1570 Queens DrColdwater Commons20 St. Denis StDavison ParkSt. Pierre & St. CatherineDuchesne Park5 Brower LnDunegant Park1930 Derhake LnFlorissant Golf Club50 Country Club LnFlorissant Valley Park900 Waterford DrKoch Park315 Howdershell RdLittle Woods Park1100 Parker RdLoretto Manor1605 Patterson RdManion Park15 Manion Park DrMullanphy Park2497 Mullanphy LnSpanish Land Grant100 St. Ferdinand Park DrSt. Ferdinand Park25 St. Ferdinand Park DrSunset Park2300 Sunset Park DrTower Court Park1065 WashingtonFlorissant ParksRestroomsPavilionsGazebosPlaygroundBall FieldsSoccer FieldsTennis CourtSand VolleyballHandball CourtHorseshoe PitsDisc GolfGolf CourseArchery RangeBBQ PitsLakeTrailsAquatic CenterSplash PadPickleball CourtGaga BallDog ParkChess BoardKey**Pavilion not available for rent

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florissantmo.com10Facility RentalsJJE Center Rental FacilitiesRoom Capacity Time Rate Deposit Extra TimeGymnasium 499 9 hours $600 $300 $80/hourArts & Crafts RoomA or B75 6 hours $175 $200 $35/hourArts & Crafts RoomA and B150 6 hours $300 $200 $60/hourSmall Meeting Room30 6 hours $85 $150 $15/hourJFK Center Rental FacilitiesDeposit refunds are processed 7-14 days after the rental. Time includes set-up, event and clean-up.Nature Lodge at Sunset ParkRoom Capacity Time Rate Extra TimeTop Floor Only 56 5 hours $250 $75/hourBottom Floor Only 56 5 hours $200 $75/hourEntire Building 112 6 hours $375 $75/hourThe Nature Lodge will carry a $200 refundable damage deposit due at the time of booking. Call 314.921,4250 far availability and information regarding the JFK Center or Nature Lodge rental facilities. Time includes set-up, event and clean-up.PLEASE NOTE: All Fees are subject to change without advance notice.Florissant residents may reserve a pavilion at our parks for our season beginning April 1st and ending October 31st. An updated resident card will be required. A resident may call or come to either community centers to make a reservation during office hours. Ball field use with a pavilion requires a separate permit. Any special request such as bounce houses and pony rides must be made in writing at the time the reservation is made. NO DJS ALLOWED. All pavilion fees are non-refundable. A minimum of one week notice is required on all pavilion rentals. For information on which parks have pavilions and their additional amenities, please see the chart on page 9. Call 314.839.7670 or 314.921.4250 for information on renting a pavilion. Pavilions will only be rented to Florissant residents with a valid resident card. View the pavilion availability calendar at then click on the Pavilions tab at the top of the page. St. Ferdinand #1 (Veach) • Mon-Thur $75/day• Fri-Sun and Holidays $85/dayAll other pavilions• Mon-Thur $50/day• Fri-Sun and Holidays $70/day Security deposit of $200 on all pavilion rentals.Facility Rental Information and Policies• All rental applicants must be 21 years of age or older. • A refundable damage deposit is required to make a reservation. Deposit must be paid in order to hold a room. This can now be paid over the phone. Please see above for specific deposit amounts that apply to each room. This is processed 7-14 days after the event. • A 30 day notice is REQUIRED for all room rentals held after 5pm.• Thirty day notice is REQUIRED for all gymnasium and Nature Lodge rentals.• All rental fees must be paid 30 days before the rental date. Failure to pay the rental balance will result in room cancellation. • Cancellations of meeting rooms MUST be submitted in writing 30 days prior to event and will result in a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 30 days prior result in forfeiture of rentals fees along with $10 cancellation fee• Cancellations for Gymnasium and Nature Lodge MUST be submitted in writing 6 weeks prior to event will result in a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 30 days prior result in forfeiture of rental fees along with a $10 processing fee.• Music is only allowed under certain conditions. Please ask a staff member for more information. No live bands.• DJ’s or amplified music will not be allowed at any of the park pavilions under any circumstances.• Pavilion rental does not guarantee field use or include entry into any facilities such as Bangert Pool. A separate fee applies for these activities. • Renter must check in and out with a staff member and remain on premises during rental. They are also responsible for guest conduct.• At the Nature Lodge, nothing may be attached to the walls or ceiling in any way. Table decorations are welcome and must be removed at the conclusion of the rental.• Birthday parties for ages 16-29 are prohibited. Parties for ages 13-15 will only be allowed if they are booked as a pool/ice rink party package.• Any decorations that you will be bringing in that will be touching the floor will need to be requested and approved.• Renter will be able to choose between pre-determined room set-ups.Party Packages at JFK Youth LoungePackage will include tables set up for 40 people in the Youth Lounge where guest can play games such as pool, classic arcade table, popular PS4 games, air hockey and more. Call 314.921.4250 for more information.Time Rate Extra Time6 hours $150 $30/hour$150 depositJames J. Eagan Party PackagesFor one low fee, we will provide a small party room and admission to a public swimming session or ice skating session. Only for children 15 and under.Group Size RatePool 1-15 $130Rink 1-15 $140Rink 16-30 $195 A refundable deposit of $150 is required at the time of reservationPool Package Times Ice Rink Package TimesFri 5-10pm Fri/Sat 5-10pmSat/Sun 11-4pm Sat/Sun 11-4pmParty PackagesPark Pavilion ReservationRoom Capacity Time Rate Deposit Extra TimeGymnasium 400 9 hours $600 $300 $80/hourArts & Crafts Room 80 6 hours $175 $200 $35/hourSmall Meeting Room40 6 hours $85 $150 $15/hour

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 202311JJE Center Indoor Pool Open SwimJJE Center Indoor Pool Lap SwimFee for lap swim: Youth/Senior $2 • Adult $4 or use a valid Facility Membership (see prices on p7).Indoor Pool is located inside the JJE Center.Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the building at all times. All childreneight years and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult who enters the water in properswim attire. No jeans, cut offs, gym shorts, basketball shorts, t-shirts, or any other clothing notspecifically designed for water will be allowed in the pool.O.A.R.S.Older Adult Recreational Swimming is for adults 18 years and older. The pool is sectioned into lap lanes with deep and shallow areas for swimming or exercising. Mon-Fri Feb-May 12:15-1:15pm $1.50R/$2.50NR/$1GAP Aqua Zumba _______________________________ 16 & upAqua Zumba give new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. This class takes place in our indoor pool. Splashing, stretching, twisting, and even shouting, laughing, hooting, and hollering are often heard during an Aqua Zumba shallow water class. Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.M/W/F I: 2/20-4/7 10-11am $73 • $84 • $54.75 II: 4/10-5/26 10-11am $73 • $84 • $54.75Water Aerobics _____________________________ 16 & upAre you looking for a low impact shallow water workout? Our certified instructor uses their own creative style of teaching different movements. Programming can be modified to meet specific needs and goals. That means it’s a great activity for people of different ages and athletic abilities. Not a strong swimmer? Don’t worry, you’ll be able to stand the whole time-the water is typically no more than chest high. So, grab your bathing cap, dip in a toe, and get ready to make a splash with this fun workout. T/TH I: 2/21-4/6 8-9am $49 • $56 • $36.75 II: 4/11-5/25 8-9am $49 • $56 • $36.75 T/TH I: 2/21-4/6 9-10am $49 • $56 • $36.75 II: 4/11-5/25 9-10am $49 • $56 • $36.75 T/TH I: 2/21 – 4/6 5:30-6:30pm $49 • $56 • $36.75 II: 4/11-5/25 5:30-6:30pm $49 • $56 • $36.75Sat I: 2/25 – 4/8 9-10am $24 • $28 • $18 II: 4/15-5/27 9-10am $24 • $28 • $18 Deep Water Aerobics ________________________ 16 & upAs you submerge yourself into the deep end of a pool for a water fitness workout your body becomes nearly weightless, giving you a new kind of workout challenge. While deep water aerobics has low impact on your joints, it has high impact on your cardiovascular system, improving your overall health and fitness, and aiding weight loss and maintenance. Swimming ability is recommended as this class is held in the end of the pool.M/W/F I: 2/20-4/7 10-11am $37 • $42 • $27.75 (No Instructor) II: 4/10-5/26 10-11am $37 • $42 • $27.75 (No Instructor)T/TH I: 2/21-4/6 10-11am $24 • $28 • $18 (No Instructor) II: 4/11-5/25 10-11am $24 • $28 • $18 (No Instructor)T/TH I: 2/21-4/6 5:30-6:30pm $49 • $56 • $36.75 (Instructor) II: 4/11-5/25 5:30-6:30pm $49 • $56 • $36.75 (Instructor)Regular HoursMon/Wed/Fri . . . . 7:30 – 9:45amMon & Fri . . . . . . 5 – 6pmSat & Sun . . . . . . 10am – 12pmRegular HoursMon/Fri . . . . . . . 6:15 – 7:45pmSat & Sun . . . . . . 12:15 – 3:15pmMembers are free Preschool Swim Lessons _____________________ 3-5 yrs Children in these classes will explore some basic movement and working towards being comfortable in the water so that further skills can be developed in the future. This class is a fun and engaging where children gain the confidence they need around water. Classes will focus on more basic skills with a lot of support and assistance and will work towards slightly more advanced concepts and begin to lessen support to work towards independence. Class meets for 30 minutes. JJE PoolWed I: 2/22-4/5 5:30-6pm • 6:15-6:45pm II: 4/12-5/24 5:30-6pm • 6:15-6:45pmPrice per session Residents $36 • Non-Residents $42Youth Swim Lessons _______________________ 5-12 yrs Want your child to learn how to swim? Children in this program will learn swimming skills based on their current abilities. They will be placed into groups with others at the same skill level, and taught the skills needed to progress from there. Class meets for 45 minutes. JJE PoolWed I: 2/22-4/5 5:30-6:10pm • 6:15-6:55pm II: 4/12-5/24 5:30-6:10pm • 6:15-6:55pmPrice per session Residents $36 • Non-Residents $42Water Works _______________________________ 16 & upTake the plunge and try this low-impact workout that builds muscle strength and boosts your endurance. Each class includes a warm-up, cardio and strength training exercises, and a cooldown. Expect exercises like water walking, bicep curls, leg curls, leg lift, and noodle moves. You won’t be swimming, and these water workouts are done in the shallow end of the pool. The buoyancy of the water is easy on your joints which makes this class a good choice if you have joint problems, chronic pain, or are recovering from an injury.M/W/F I: 2/20-4/7 11am-12pm $73 • $84 • $54.75 II: 4/10-5/26 11am-12pm $73 • $84 • $54.75T/TH I: 2/21-4/6 10-11am $49 • $56 • $36.75 II: 4/11-5/25 10-11am $49 • $56 • $36.75AquaticsRegistration for all programs listed in this booklet is open now unless otherwise specified!Florissant Fish Swim Team _____________________variesJoin the Florissant Fish Swim Team for the 2023 summer season! This is a recreational program that involves competitive meets with other North County municipalities. Practice and home meets are held at Bangert Pool. Swimmers can register in the following age groups: 8 years & under, 9-10 years, 11-12 years, 13-14 years, 15-18 years.Practices will be held in the morning at Bangert pool. Time varies by age group. More details on practice times, start date, and meet dates and locations will be communicated closer to the start of the swim season for those who register.M/F Time Varies by age Group R$60 • NR$70Bangert Pool*Additional children after the first registered child receives a 25% discountRegistration begins for R and returning swimmers on 4/3, NR 4/10

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florissantmo.com12Health & FitnessFitness Center Rules & Policies • Children 12 and under are not permitted in the fitness center.• Children 13-15 must be accompanied by a parent or approved guardian.• Proper exercise attire is required. A shirt is required at all times.Yoga _______________________________________________ 12yrs & older Yoga is a complete mind and body connection. It is an ancient art rooted in a harmonizing system of development for the body, mind, and spirit. Do not worry if you are a beginner as yoga is for everyone! Come and take that first step onto the mat! JJEM/W I: 2/20-4/5 9-10am $56/$63/$42 II: 4/10-5/24 9-10am $56/$63/$42Body Toning ______________________________ 12yrs & older This is an extensive workout routine targeting those problem body areas: stomach, hips, waist and thighs. You will do different workout routines with a mat that will be designed to tone and sculpt your way to the body of your dreams. Mats are provided. JJEM/W I: 2/20-4/5 6:30-7:30pm $56/$63/$42 II: 4/10-5/24 6:30-7:30pm $56/$63/$42Adult Judo _______________________________ 13yrs & older Judo is a martial art from Japan. Judo teaches how to redirect an opponent's strength to defeat him/ her. Judo is designed to be practiced by men, women, boys and girls of all ages. It is a great sport for families to practice together and a way to build physical and mental confidence. JJETU I: 2/21-4/4 6:15-7:45pm See Chart Above II: 4/11-5/23 6:15-7:45pm See Chart AboveTH I: 2/23-4/6 6:15-7:45pm See Chart Above II: 4/13-5/25 6:15-7:45pm See Chart AboveStrength & Cardio ___________________________ 12yrs & older Strength and Cardio is our early morning class that combines the mix of cardio (HIIT, kickbox, interval training, BOSU and step) and strength training which uses both body weight and dumbbells. Come on in and start your day off right! JJETU/TH I: 2/21-4/6 6:05-7:05am $56/$63/$42 II: 4/11-5/25 6:05-7:05am $56/$63/$42Judo for Kids _________________________________ 5-12yrs Through Judo practice young students will learn discipline, listening skills, and respect for self and others. This class features a popular scholar athlete program which encourages students to perform their best both in judo and in their school. JJEW I: 2/22-4/5 6-7pm See Chart Above II: 4/12-5/24 6-7pm See Chart AboveKata Training _________________________________ All Ages Kata training is for students who have completed at least one session of either Adult Judo or Judo for Kids. Kata is a prearranged Judo technique performed by a team of two judo players. Teams may practice simply for recreation or train to compete in local, national, or international Judo tournaments. JJEMon I: 2/20-4/3 6:30-7:30pm See Chart Above II: 4/10-5/22 6:30-7:30pm See Chart AboveOne class per week: $70/$84Two class per week: $120/$130 (33% off second class)Three class per week: $140/$160 (50% off second and third class)SPRING JUDO PRICINGPersonal trainers provide each participant with personalized attention and support in order to help them achieve their fitness and wellness goals. They provide quality personal training and motivation through certified fitness trainers. All clients will be provided with a comprehensive fitness assessment to evaluate fitness levels and set realistic goals.MEET YOUR FITNESS GOALS WITH PERSONAL TRAINING!Zumba __________________________________12yrs & older Dance your way to a tighter and fitter you. In this popular class, you will increase your level of fitness by dancing to exciting and unique Latin moves and rhythms. Zumba is a fun way to boost your heart health, relieve stress, and even improve coordination! JJET/TH I: 2/21-3/30 5:25-6:25pm $48/$54/$36 II: 4/11-5/25 5:25-6:25pm $48/$54/$362023 CLASS CALENDAR SCHEDULESession Date Range Registration OpensWinter Jan 1 – Feb 18 R: Dec 11 • NR: Dec 18 Spring 1 Feb 19 – April 8 R: Jan 23 • NR: Jan 30Spring 2 April 9 – May 27 R: March 13 • NR: March 20Strong & Stable _________________________________60+ This class is geared toward our active aging seniors who are looking for a mix of cardio, strength, and balance exercises to improve their health. This class will offer a low-impact workout that is easy on joints while offering an energy boosting format to leave you feeling strong and stable! Silver Sneakers and Renew Active members are free. Registration is required. Please check with your insurance provider to see if you qualify for this membership! JJETU/TH I: 2/21-4/6 9-9:45am $56/$63/$42 II: 4/11-5/25 9-9:45am $56/$63/$42Free for SS & RA Members starting April 11Brand New FacilitiesSession LengthPackageMember/Silver Sneakers/Renew ActiveResident Non-Resident1 HourFitness Assessment$55 $65 $80Fit Start (1 Fitness Assessment + 2 Sessions)$115 $125 $1501 Session $45 $50 $603 Sessions $120 $135 $1606 Sessions $220 $240 $290Partner 1 HourPartner3 Sessions$80 $90 $110Partner6 Sessions$160 $180 $21530 Minute3 Sessions $60 $70 $806 Sessions $110 $120 $145Indoor Cycling _____________________________ 12yrs & older Indoor Cycling offers a high-intensity cardio workout with low impact on joints. Join us for virtual and in-person cycling options! JJEM/W I: 2/20-4/5 5:30-6:15pm $56/$63/$42 (Instructor) II: 4/10-5/24 5:30-6:15pm $56/$63/$42 (Instructor)For Full Rules

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 202313AthleticsAthletic Game Field Rentals ______________________________________All game fields including Koch Park Diamond 1, the James J. Eagan Soccer Field and various St. Ferdinand Diamonds are available to be reserved for a fee. Please email for pricing and availability • A $100 security/clean up deposit is required to reserve athletic game fields• Balance of the rental must be paid 2 weeks before the event• Renters must be on premises during rental and are responsible for the conduct of their guests.• No glass bottles are allowed in the park• Renters are responsible for gathering trash and disposing of in a trash can • Renter may be required to provide additional portable restrooms for more crowded events. These units will be placed in areas approved by the Parks and Recreation Department • Renters may be required to rent pavilions(s) to maximize available parkingSpring Practice Permit Guidelines _________________________________Returning spring permit holders will have the opportunity to obtain the same field (day and time) for the 2023 season. (Exception is if your field will be taken out of rotation for games or maintenance) Returning spring permit holders can apply beginning February 7th. New applicants will be considered beginning February 21st. All spring permits will be in effect from March 14-July 31. The fee for a spring practice permit is a one-time $195 fee. The permit is good for one practice field two times a week (up to 4 hours). Practice times for fields with lights will be broken up into 5-7pm and 7-9pm slots. Applications can be found at and all completed applications may be mailed, emailed, or dropped off at the following locations:COED Outdoor Sand Volleyball ___________________________18yrs & older The volleyball leagues are governed by house rules. Each team will play eight weeks along with a playoff tournament at the end of the season. The team with the best regular season record will receive a 25% discount on a returning session. The playoff champions will receive championship apparel. Teams may bring alcohol (no glass). Registration deadline will be two weeks before the start of the league or when the league is filled, whichever comes first. Games may begin as early as 6:30pm but start times will vary. All Games played at St. Ferdinand Park Recreational Level LeaguesTU 4/18 $215TH 4/20 $215F 4/21 $215 Intermediate Level LeaguesTU 4/18 $215TH 4/20 $215F 4/21 $215Sand Volleyball League Registration Starts: 2/13 for returning teams and 2/27 for New TeamsSpring/Summer Softball League _________________________18yrs & older The softball leagues are governed by USSSA rules and equipment regulations. Each team will play eight weeks along with a playoff tournament at the end of the season. The team with the best regular season record will receive 25% off their next league fees. The playoff champions will receive championship apparel. Teams may bring alcohol (no glass). Registration deadline will be two weeks before the start of the league or when the league is filled, whichever comes first. All leagues will be doubleheaders Game may begin as early as 6:30pm Monday-Friday and 5pm on Sunday, but start times may vary. All Games played at St. Ferdinand Park All Leagues are Doubleheader Leagues Co-Ed LeaguesMon & Fri 4/17 & 4/21 $659 Men's LeaguesMon - B 4/17 $659Tues - B 4/18 $659Tues - C 4/18 $659Wed - A 4/19 $659Wed - B 4/19 $659Wed - C 4/19 $659Th 4/20 $659Th - Senior 4/20 $659Fri - Open 4/21 $659Sun - B 4/23 $659Sun - C 4/23 $659Registration is currently open for all teams.Adult Kickball _______________________________________18yrs & older Relive your elementary school day’s in this Adult Outdoor Kickball league at St. Ferdinand Park! This is an opportunity for adults to play in an organized and officiated league. Each team will play eight weeks along with a playoff tournament at the end of the season. The team with the best regular season record will receive 25% off their next league fees. The playoff champions will receive a championship trophy. Teams may bring alcohol (no glass). Registration deadline will be two weeks before the start of the league or when the league is filled, whichever comes first. Participants must register as a team, start times will vary. All Games played at St. Ferdinand Park Women's LeaguesSun 4/23 $300 Co-Ed LeagueTh 4/27 $300Private Lessons _______________________________________________ Looking for ways to improve your skills on your favorite sport or wanting to learn a new sport. We are here to help you. Be on the lookout for private lessons for the following sports; basketball, pickleball and baseball. If interested in a private lesson please email mwilkes@florissantmo.comJames. J Eagan CenterAttn: Missy Wilkes1 James J. Eagan Dr.Florissant, MO 63033JFK Community Center Attn: Missy Wilkes315 Howdershell Rd.Florissant, MO 63031Pickleball Workshop __________________________________18yrs & older Want to play pickleball? Join the City of Florissant as we partner with Pickleball Lovers to bring you a 6-week workshop at St Ferdinand Park. New players, and players looking to sharpen their skills are welcome. BeginnerMon 4/23 6-7:15pm R$55/NR$67 IntermediateMon 4/23 7:30-8:45pm R$55/NR$67Pickleball League ______________________________________________Pickleball is a fun, social sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. Come join us for our doubles only leagues. League will be 6 weeks long and playoffs, no referee. Each league will have 2 divisions; A with the ratings of (3.0-3.5) and B with the ratings of (2.0-2.5). Evening leagues will begin at 6:30pm. Player are required to use Franklin Outdoor Balls which are sold at the JJE Center front desk. Men's DoublesTue 5/9 6:30pm $80 Mixed DoublesWed 5/10 6:30pm $80For all adult leagues, 50% of league fees will be due at the time of registration. The remainder of the balance will be due before schedules are made.

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florissantmo.com14$75 per team6pm Tournament Starts • Championship Shirts3 Game Guarantee • Round Robin/Single EliminationFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17JFK Community CenterHIGH SCHOOLmarch 25jje$100 per team3 games guaranteeVOLLEYBALLVOLLEYBALLTOURNAMENTTOURNAMENTSprIng spike fest indoor coed9am startKoch ParkSplash PadOpens Mid-AprilHours: Mon 8am-8pm Tues 11am-8pm Wed-Sun 8am-8pm Please check the website for splash pad guidelines.Full Rules

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 202315Special EventsSALEApril 29, 20239am-12pmJJE Ice RinkFree to attendSALEGARAGEHaul down the clutter from your attics and treasures from your garage for the Florissant Garage Sale. All of the usual garage sale items can be found throughout the sale as well as some unusual items. There is sure to be a treasure with your name on it! Each applicant will only receive one space. The selling of craft items will not be approved. Fill out an application and return it by April 14.Tables $20R/$45NR HOPPENINGS- EASTER -The Easter Bunny will be hopping in to Florissant! Children can enjoy a few fun activities and visit with the Easter Bunny before heading outside for an Easter Egg Hunt. The egg hunt will be split into the following age groups (2 & Under, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12). Registration is required for this event. April 8, 2023Age Groups: 2 & Under, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-1210am • JJER: $2 • NR:$5

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 202319Senior ActivitiesFlorissant Senior Ofce621 rue St. Francois, Florissant, MO 63031 The Florissant Senior Citizen Department offers programs, events and services for senior citizens in this community. Please call the Senior Center at 314.839.7605 if you have questions regarding the events and programs listed on these pages.St. Patrick's DayHappy If you’re lucky enough to be Irish…. You’re lucky enough! Wear your GREEN and enjoy a traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Lunch & then watch the Fabulous ST. LOUIS STRUTTERSTry your Irish Luck for a Pot of Gold or a gift basket and top off your day with Bingo! Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023Time: 10:00am – 2:00pmPlace: James J. Eagan CenterCost: $16.00 residents; $21.00 non- residents; Tickets include lunch, entertainment & BingoTickets: Ticket sales begin in the Senior Center on Tuesday February 14 for all residents & non-residents.2023 FREE SENIOR CITIZEN RESOURCE FAIRTuesday, April 11, 20239:00am - 11:00amJames J. Eagan Community Center The City of Florissant has partnered withMemory Care Home SolutionsSt. Catherine Retirement Community& Mercy Home Health & Hospice Services to provide the 2023 Senior Citizen Resource Fair The goal of this fair is to provide information & resources to Senior Citizens who are "Aging in Place" in their homes and Senior Citizens who are considering Senior Living Options such as Retirement Communities, Assisted Living & Long Term Care Facilities. FREE coffee & donutsAttendance Prizes will be raffledThere will be give-a-ways at the booths Best of all - over 60 booths of resource information will be available Call the Florissant Senior Office, 314-839-7605, for more information Meet & Greets!THE HISTORY OF HENDELS MARKET CAFE DEPAUL HOSPITAL: OSTEOPOROSIS Lea r n h o w t o ma i nta i n o r im p rov e yo u r bon e he a lth wit h ac t ivi t y & nut r iti o n. The Se nior Of fice i s star ting a ne w pro gram ca lled M EET &GREE TS. We 'll in vite s omeo ne to sh are th eir st ory wi th us - a lo calhist oria n o r c eleb rity , a sp eake r o n Senio r C itiz en Healt h &Well ness , sp eake rs t hat foc us o n Se nior Cit izen Iss ues, and som espea kers jus t fo r fu n!Sit back & enjo y a d onut & coff ee while at tend ing thes e f reespea king e vent s h eld at t he Sen ior Cen ter at 6 21 rue St . Fran cois . Give us a ca ll, 314- 839- 7605 , & make a re serv atio n. List ed b elow are the upc omin g Me et & Gree ts Listen to Christina Bennett tell the story of how their Famous Florissant Cafe began Tuesday, March 28; 10 - 11am, Reservations taken starting Tuesday, March 21 Tuesday, April 25; 10 -11am, Reservations taken starting Tuesday, April 18MARY KAY GLADBACH Listen to fascinating stories of Florissant from local historian and Florissant Valley Historical Society founding member, Mary Kay Gladbach Tuesday, May 23; 10 - 11am, Reservations taken starting Tuesday, May 16

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florissantmo.com20Come one!Come all! to the Greatest Show in FlorissantA ringleader, game booths, a cake walk, fantastic entertainment, a carnival lunch & of course - CLOWNSThursday$16.00 residents; $21.00 non-residentsMay 18, 2023 James J. Eagan Center THE CITY OF FLORISSANT SENIOR OFFICE presentsThe Carnival!Tickets go on sale in the Senior Office for residents & non-residents on Monday, April 24.*Enjoy all the Carnival Fun & an assigned seat to relax when you wantRRoadoadTTripripThe City of Florissant Senior Office offers trips to sites in the St. Louis Area. Call the Senior Office, 314-839-7605, for information on these trips or ticket availability. Miss Augusta Cruise: Welcome Aboard! Come cruise the Missouri River on the most elegant luxury yacht in all of Missouri. Relax in the fully enclosed & air conditioned interior salons or bask in the warmth of the sun in the fresh-air outdoor seating. After cruising, we'll enjoy a delicious lunch at the best winery in Augusta: Balducci Vineyards .Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023Time: 9:45am - 5:00pmCost: $80.00 residents; $85.00 non-residentsTickets: Tickets sales begin in the Senior Office on Monday, March 6 for residents only. If there are tickets remaining, tickets will be sold to residents & non-residents on Tuesday, March 7. Debby Lennon at the Sheldon & Lombardo's Begin your Sheldon experience with coffee & pastries in the beautiful Konneker Gallery at 9:00am. Then proceed to the Hall for a fantastic performance where Debby Lennon will pay tribute to her favorite women of the stage including Judy Garland, Lisa Minelli Barbara Streisand & more! Top off this day with authentic Italian cuisine at Lombardo's Restaurant - a St. Louis Tradition since 1934!Date: : Wednesday, May 10, 2023Time: 8:00am - 2:30pmCost: $61.00 residents; $66.00 non-residentsTickets: Ticket sales begin in the Senior Center on Wednesday, March 29 for residents only. If there are tickets remaining, tickets will be sold to residents & non-residents on Thursday, March 30. Cardinal Baseball: Take me out to the ballgame! Attend the game like a VIP - an air-conditioned suite, indoor & outdoor seating, full buffet,soda & beer. We'll see the St. Louis Cardinals & the San Francisco Giants. Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023 (Day Game)Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm (unless there's extra innings) Cost: $150.00 residents; $155.00 non-residents; includes transportation, tickets inCardinal Suite, full buffet, soda & beer.Tickets: Tickets sales begin in the Senior Center on Monday, April 17 for residents only. If there are tickets remaining, tickets will be sold to residents & non-residents onTuesday, April 18. A MATTER OF BALANCEH E A L T H & W E L L N E S S P R O G R A M S According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of injury & injury death in adults 65 & older. Learn ways to decrease your risk of falling at this program sponsored by Mercy Hospital with the support of the US Admin-istration of Aging & the National Council on Aging. A MATTER OF BALANCEwill include home safety tips, identify risk factors, develop positive strategies for change & create a personal action plan. DATE: This is an 8-week program held every Tuesday starting on March 21 through May 9, 2023TIME: 1:00pm - 2:30pmCOST: FREEPLACE: Florissant Senior Center, 621 St. FrancoisREGISTRATION: Register with Mercy Hospital at or call 314-251-1795Classes are limited - so sign up early!ASTHMA & ALLERGY PROGRAMThis program is sponsored by Oasis & will focus on ways to control your asthma, education in providing a healthy home environment, &hearing & sharing ideas from a supportive community.DATES: This is an 8-week program held on the second & fourth Thursday of the month starting on March 9 through June 22, 2023TIME: 10:00am - 11:30amCOST: FREEPLACE: Florissant Senior Center, 621 St. FrancoisREGISTRATION: Register with Oasis at 314-862-4859 ext. 24 $16.00 RESIDENTS$21.00 NON-RESIDENTS TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY , MAY 22 IN THE SENIOR OFFICEF R I D A Y , J U N E 1 6 , 2 0 2 3M A Y O R L O W E R Y W I L L C A L L B I N G O !JAMES J. EAGAN CENTER10:00AM - 2:00PM FRED BIRD!PRIZES!C I T Y O FF L O R I S S A N T S E N I O R O F F I C E Mayor Lowery's St. Louis Cardinal Bingo

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 202321Febuary 24 - March 5For more information on the show or to purchase tickets,visit or Text the Box Office at 314.921.5678 or Scan the QR CodeNorthwinds Concert BandApril 233pmMs. Missouri SeniorApril 302pmMay 19 - 28March 10 - 12Tickets will be sold through The Dayspring at 24 - April 2Presented by: The Hawthorne

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florissantmo.com22Florissant Golf ClubTHURSDAYS08 AMSENIORSCRAMBLE$22 includes 18 holes of golf • a cart and a drink ticketSKINS GAMES • MULTIPLE FLIGHTS CLOSEST TO THE PIN CONTEST START TIME4 Person ScrambleLuck of the IrishMarch 11, 20239am Shotgun Start4 Person Scramble2 cups on every green flagsticks removed!This event sells out quickly every year – be sure to sign up early!$240 per FoursomeBeer, Soda, Water and Lunch IncludedThis will be held in conjunction with the Florissant St. Patrick’s Parade, Festival and 5k RunGolf Course Volunteers Wanted!Please contact or 314.741.7444Check out our Website &Facebook for all upcomingevents & informationJoin our mailing list through for all updates on events and tee times!Follow Florissant Golf Club for the latest updates!Facebook @FlorissantGolfGlubInstagram @florissant_golfwww.florissantgolfclub.comNOW HIRING FOR 2023 SEASON!We are currently looking to fillthe following postions: Cart attendant, Pro-Shop attendant, food and beverage attendant, and maintenance crew.FLORISSANT GOLF COURSESPRING REC LEAGUE5:30 PMSHOTGUN START9 HOLE2 PERSONSCRAMBLE FORMAT$350PER TEAMEVERY TUESDAY8 consecutive Tuesdays beginning April 4th. Golfers of all skill levels welcome, multiple divisions featured

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Florissant Spotlight Spring 202323PRESRT STDU.S. POSTAGEPAIDPERMIT NO. 65FLORISSANT, MOFlorissant SpotlightCity Hall955 S. FrancoisFlorissant, MO 63031314.921.5700ECRWSSPOSTAL CUSTOMERHIRINGJOIN OUR TEAMWE AREDATED MATERIAL PLEASE DELIVER AS SOON AS POSSIBLEBrochure Designed By: Fallon BahrTo view a list of job opportunities and apply online, please visit www.florissantmo.comQuestions, please contact the Human Resources Department at 314.595.3640The City of Florissant has various job opportunities, including seasonal employment.