City of Bridgeton, MO
St. Louis County
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State Law Reference — Authority to levy tax for public parks, RSMo., §90.500.
[Ord. No. 77-82 §2, 7-11-1977; Ord. No. 79-84 §§1-3, 11-21-1979; Ord. No. 82-62 §1, 12-8-1982]
A. 
Created. There is created a Park Board in the City.
B. 
Appointment of Directors. The Directors of the Board shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the consent of the City Council, and shall consist of nine (9) members. Directors appointed to the Park Board must be citizens and shall have been residents of the City for at least two (2) years immediately prior to their appointment.
C. 
Director's Terms. Such members shall hold their respective offices from the first (1st) of July following their appointment, for a term of two (2) years.
D. 
City Officials not to be Members. No member of the Municipal Government of the City shall be a Director of the Park Board.
E. 
Filling Vacancies. Vacancies occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise shall be reported to the Council and shall be filled in like manner as original appointments, except that such term of office is restricted to the unexpired term of office.
F. 
Compensation. No Director of the Park Board shall receive compensation as such.
[1]
Charter Reference — Requirement that board be constituted, §6.05.
[Ord. No. 77-82 §2, 7-11-1977; Ord. No. 82-62 §2, 12-8-1982]
The Mayor shall appoint a Chairman of the Park Board for a term of one (1) year, beginning July first (1st) of each year. The Board shall make and adopt such by-laws, rules and regulations for its own guidance and proceedings as may be expedient, not inconsistent with this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 77-82 §2, 7-11-1977]
The Park Board shall:
Survey and make recommendation to the Mayor and Council for the acquisition, development and maintenance of an adequate system of parks and recreational facilities and activities.
[Ord. No. 77-82 §2, 7-11-1977]
A. 
The Office of Director of Parks and Recreation is hereby established according to the personnel ordinance. The Director shall carry out his or her duties established by job description.
B. 
Except for the Park Director, all the other nine (9) Directors, are to be referred to as members of the Park Board.
[1]
Cross Reference — Personnel, see ch. 115.
[Ord. No. 77-82 §2, 7-11-1977; Ord. No. 04-50 §2, 10-6-2004]
A. 
The Park Board is hereby authorized to propose and submit to the City Council rules and regulations governing the time and manner of use by the public of parks and park facilities and regulating or prohibiting activity in connection with the use of parks and park facilities. The Council shall, by motion, pass upon any such rules and regulations within sixty (60) days after they are submitted to the Council, and any such rule or regulation shall become effective upon any affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the Council. Upon becoming effective, any such rule and regulation shall have the force and effect of an ordinance.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to violate any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this Section. Any person violating any such rule or regulation shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment not to exceed six (6) months, or both such fine and imprisonment.
[Ord. No. 84-59 §1, 9-5-1984; Ord. No. 88-6 §1, 2-3-1988; Ord. No. 88-53 §1, 8-17-1988; Ord. No. 88-66 §1, 11-16-1988; Ord. No. 89-14 §1, 2-15-1989; Ord. No. 92-07 §1, 2-19-1992; Ord. No. 94-17 §1, 3-16-1994; Ord. No. 94-18 §1, 3-16-1994; Ord. No. 95-30 §1, 5-17-1995; Ord. No. 99-05 §§1 — 2, 1-6-1999; Ord. No. 99-09 §§1 — 2, 2-3-1999; Ord. No. 99-73 §1, 9-15-1999; Ord. No. 00-79 §1, 11-1-2000; Ord. No. 00-98 §1, 12-20-2000; Ord. No. 02-11 §1, 2-20-2002; Ord. No. 02-70 §1, 12-2-2002; Ord. No. 03-03 §§1 — 2, 1-2-2003; Ord. No. 04-34 §3, 5-19-2004; Ord. No. 05-15 §1, 3-16-2005; Ord. No. 05-63 §1, 12-21-2005; Ord. No. 07-58 §1, 10-3-2007; Ord. No. 08-02 §§1 — 2, 1-16-2008; Ord. No. 08-09 §1, 2-27-2008; Ord. No. 08-57 §1, 10-1-2008; Ord. No. 09-07 §1, 1-21-2009; Ord. No. 10-01 §1, 1-6-2010; Ord. No. 13-7 §§1 — 2, 2-6-2013; Ord. No. 13-49 §1, 11-20-2013; Ord. No. 15-31 §1, 12-2-2015]
A. 
There shall be charged and collected by the City the following fees and charges for golf course, community center and park activities, facilities and services as listed herein:
1. 
Golf.
Resident weekday—9 holes
$10.00
Resident weekday—18 holes
$17.00
Resident weekend—9 holes
$11.00
Resident weekend—18 holes
$19.00
Resident Sr./Jr. weekday—9 holes
$9.00
Resident Sr./Jr. weekday—18 holes
$15.00
Non-resident weekday—9 holes
$14.00
Non-resident weekday—18 holes
$21.00
Non-resident weekend—9 holes
$15.00
Non-resident weekend—18 holes
$24.00
Non-resident Sr./Jr. weekday—9 holes
$12.00
Non-resident Sr./Jr. weekday—18 holes
$19.00
Golf cars—per 9 holes
$13.00
Pull carts—per 9 holes
$2.00
Golf club rentals—per 9 holes
$5.00
Lessons—Individual
$40.00
Lessons—series of six lessons
$200.00
2. 
Community Center.
a. 
Facility rental.
Rooms 1, 2, & 3
Merit groups 1
$0.00/use
Merit group 2
$10.00/use
Resident
$30.00/hour
Non-resident
$40.00/hour
Corporate
$35.00/hour
Commercial use surcharge
$25.00/use
After-hours fees
Addl. $30.00/hour
Kitchen
All group levels
Addl. $25.00/use*
*only available for use with preferred caterers
Gymnasium (1 court/2 courts)
Merit group 2
$35.00 per hr./$65.00 per hr.
Resident
$40.00 per hr./$75.00 per hr.
Non-resident
$70.00 per hr./$135.00 per hr.
Corporate
$60.00 per hr./$110.00 per hr.
Swimming Pool (entire Pool)
Merit group 2
$150.00/hour
Resident
$150.00/hour
Non-resident
$200.00/hour
Corporate
$175.00/hour
Swimming Pool (Lap lanes only)
Merit group 2
$10.00 per lane/hour
Resident
$15.00 per lane/hour
Non-resident
$23.00 per lane/hour
Corporate
$20.00 per lane/hour
b. 
Services, memberships and admission fees.
[Ord. No. 17-32 § 1, 12-6-2017]
Services
Resident identification cards
$10.00
Replacement cards
$10.00
Refund service charge
$10.00
Returned check fee
$20.00
Service fee for automatic bill paying
$25.00
Resident childcare
$0.00—$2.00/hr
Non-resident childcare
$0.00—$3.00/hr
Audio/visual services (rooms 1,2,3)
$25.00/use
Portable bar rental
$25.00/use
Stage rental (on-site use only)
$25.00/use
Personal training fees
$15.00 — $25.00/half hour
Memberships
Resident household
$300.00/year
Resident household
$27.00/monthly
Resident adult
$150.00/year
Resident adult
$14.50/monthly
Resident youth/senior
$110.00/year
Resident youth/senior
$11.50/monthly
Resident senior couple
$220.00/year
Resident senior couple
$19.00/monthly
Resident one+one
$275.00/year
Resident one+one
$25.00/monthly
Non-resident household
$600.00/year
Non-resident household
$55.00/monthly
Non-resident adult
$260.00/year
Non-resident adult
$24.00/monthly
Non-resident youth/senior
$195.00/year
Non-resident youth/senior
$18.00/monthly
Non-resident senior couple
$390.00/year
Non-resident senior couple
$34.00/monthly
Non-resident one+one
$490.00/year
Non-resident one+one
$45.00/monthly
Healthways Silver Sneakers/Prime members
$0.00/year
Corporate household
$300.00/year
Corporate household
$27.00/monthly
Corporate adult
$150.00/year
Corporate adult
$14.50/monthly
Corporate youth/senior
$110.00/year
Corporate youth/senior
$11.50/monthly
Admission Fees
Resident adult
$6.00/day
Resident youth/senior
$4.00/day
Non-resident adult
$8.00 — $12.00/day
Non-resident youth/senior
$7.00 — $10.00/day
Resident adult value card
$55.00/10 visits
Resident adult value card
$100.00/20 visits
Resident youth/senior value card
$35.00/10 visits
Resident youth/senior value card
$60.00/20 visits
Non-resident adult value card
$75.00/10 visits
Non-resident adult value card
$150.00/20 visits
Non-resident youth/senior value card
$65.00/10 visits
Non-resident youth/senior value card
$120.00/20 visits
Healthways Silver Sneakers/Prime members
$0.00/visit
3. 
Neighborhood park facilities.
a. 
Neighborhood park shelters, Gentry Park band shell, Gentry Park and Hellebusch Park gazebos.
[Ord. No. 18-13, 7-5-2018]
Private Group — Resident
$50.00/day
Private Group — Non-resident
$100.00/day
b. 
Corporate pavilion.
[Ord. No. 18-13, 7-5-2018]
Private Group — Resident
$100.00/day
Private Group — Non-resident
$200.00/day
c. 
Neighborhood park baseball field rental.
Merit group 2 — resident
$10.00/use
Merit group 2 — non-resident
$20.00/use
Resident
$15.00/use
Non-resident
$20.00/use
Commercial use surcharge
$50.00/day
4. 
BMAC rentals and services.
[Ord. No. 17-32 § 1, 12-6-2017]
a. 
Fields 1, 3—6.
All resident groups
$10.00/hour
Non-residents
$15.00/hour
Field lighting (all groups)
Addl. $15.00/hour
b. 
Field 2.
All resident groups
$50.00/game
All non-resident groups
$60.00/game
Commercial use surcharge
$50.00/day
Field lighting (all groups)
Addl. $15.00/hour
c. 
Fields 7—11.
All resident groups
$15.00/hour
All non-resident groups
$20.00/hour
Commercial use surcharge
$50.00/day
Field lighting (all groups)
Addl. $15.00/hour
d. 
BMAC soccer field.
All resident groups
$15.00/hour
All non-resident groups
$20.00/hour
Commercial use surcharge
$50.00/day
Field lighting (all groups)
Addl. $15.00/hour
e. 
Tournament packages.
Package "A"
(Maximum of $250.00 per field/per day)
$30.00 — $50.00/game
Package "B"
(Maximum of $225.00 per field/per day)
$25.00—$50.00/game
Package "C"
(Maximum of $200.00 per field/per day
$20.00—$50.00/game
f. 
Additional services.
Portable fencing
$150.00—$200.00/field
No concessions surcharge
$250.00—$300.00/day/field
Baseball/softball field setup
$15.00—$35.00/day/field
Soccer field setup—resident
$30.00/day; maximum of $75.00/week
Soccer field setup—non-resident
$35.00/day; maximum of $75.00/week
Field drying agent
$15.00—$25.00/bag
Field re-drag
$5.00—$20.00/field
Outside vendors fee
$50.00/per vendor
Tournament field lighting beyond package allocation
$20.00—$30.00 per hour
Entry gate fee
$10.00—$20.00 per team
Portable pitching mound
$15.00 per field/per day
Mound/base changes for tournament
$10.00/change
5. 
Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park rentals.
a. 
Package #1 - leisure pool and slide.
All resident groups
$95.00/hour
All non-resident groups
$110.00/hour
Commercial use surcharge
$50.00/rental
Each additional 75 participants (all groups)
$20.00/hour
b. 
Package #2 - competitive pool and activity pool.
All resident groups
$80.00/hour
All non-resident groups
$95.00/hour
Commercial use surcharge
$50.00/rental
Each additional 75 participants (all groups)
$20.00/hour
c. 
Activity channel (only available with package 1 or 2).
All resident groups
$20.00/hour
All non-resident groups
$35.00/hour
Each additional 75 participants (all groups)
$10.00/hour
d. 
Entire complex.
All resident groups
$175.00/hour
All non-resident groups
$225.00/hour
Commercial use surcharge
$50.00/rental
Each additional 75 participants (all groups)
$20.00/hour
6. 
Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park memberships and daily admission rates.
a. 
Seasonal pass rates.
Resident household (maximum four family members)
$150.00
Resident adult
$80.00
Resident youth/senior
$70.00
Non-resident household (maximum four family members)
$230.00
Non-resident adult
$120.00
Non-resident youth
$100.00
Additional family members
$20.00/per person
Healthways Silver Sneakers/Prime members
$0.00/year
b. 
Daily admissions.
[Ord. No. 17-32 § 1, 12-6-2017]
Resident adult
$6.00
Resident youth/senior
$5.00
Non-resident adult
$9.00
Non-resident youth
$8.00
Healthways Silver Sneakers/Prime members
$0.00/year
c. 
Membership + passes.
[Ord. No. 16-10 §1, 4-20-2016]
Member family
$125.00
Member adult
$60.00
Member youth/Sr. citizen
$55.00
One + one members*
$110.00
Senior couple*
$100.00
Silver Sneakers
$0.00
*
Bridgeton residents only
7. 
Program and activity fees.
a. 
Adult athletic league fees.
Resident softball team
$40.00—$50.00/game
Non-resident softball team
$40.00—$50.00/game
Resident volleyball team
$18.00—$25.00/match
Non-resident volleyball team
$20.00—$25.00/match
Resident basketball team
$40.00—$45.00/game
Non-resident basketball team
$50.00—$55.00/game
b. 
Summer day camp fee.
[Ord. No. 18-05, 3-21-2018]
Resident child — per week
$75.00—$125.00
BRC Member child — per week
$75.00—$125.00
Non-resident child — per week
$100.00—$150.00
c. 
Instructional programs, classes, and events.
Resident
$0.00—$15.00/hour
Non-residents
$0.00—$20.00/hour
d. 
Arts and crafts fair.
Resident
$0.00—$40.00/booth
Non-resident
$0.00—$60.00/booth
8. 
Payne-Gentry House admission.
[Ord. No. 18-05, 3-21-2018]
Adults (16 years of age and older)
$5.00
Senior Citizens (60 and older)
$4.00
Youth (4 — 15 years of age)
$4.00
Children under 4
Free
Paranormal investigations
$200.00/night