WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School St. Louis


Missouri State Parks and Wonders of Wildlife are partnering with a team of agencies to present the WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School in St. Louis. This family event offers recreational activities for beginners to try out with professionals. Come enjoy a St. Louis spring day fishing, kayaking, practicing archery, and more. You might just find an activity that becomes your new favorite hobby!

All activities will take place at Forest Park in St. Louis. Participants should dress for the weather; wear closed-toe shoes; and bring anything needed for a day spent outside, such as water, snacks, sunscreen and insect repellent. All program equipment will be provided.

Participation is open to everyone ages 5 and up, but registration is required. Registration opens March 15 and closes April 29; the fee is $10 plus tax per person. Registered participants will receive a boxed lunch and a T-shirt. Registration can be completed online at

For additional information on the event and the offered classes, please read the event booklet. For questions or concerns regarding this event, contact Tegan Cooper at 314-340-5933, 314-250-0649 or

Event Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Event Location: Forest Park Steinberg Ice Rink, 400 Jefferson Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110

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Associated activities

  • Camping
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Interpretive Programs