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Patty DeForrest
Director of Parks and Recreation
Patty DeForrest

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Current News

Hanley Fall Festival

Bring the family to Hanley Park on Saturday, October 1 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm to celebrate the Harvest Moon. Sample Pumpkin Spiced Ale, carve your own pumpkin (while supplies last) and taste a few delights of the harvest at this free event. Adventure Tree will also offer free tree-climbing experiences on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hanley House Closed October 8-9

The Hanley House museum will be closed the weekend of October 8 and 9.  Please visit us on the other weekends in October from 12:00 - 4:00 pm for the final few weekends of the season! After October, check back for information about holiday tours on Saturdays December 3-17.

Fall Programs

Whether you want to build your strength and endurance with a fitness class, sign up your child for swim lessons, get a team together for an adult sports league, or learn to play the guitar, we have programs to fit your interests.

Printable Fall Guide PDF (3.5 MB)

Accessibility to All Citizens

LogoWe welcome individuals of all abilities to enjoy our facilities and programs. If you or someone you know requires assistance, let us know at the time of registration or at least 2 weeks before participation. For more information, contact Mary Furfaro, Coordinator of Inclusive Services at (Voice) 314-505-8607 (TDD) 1-800-735-2966.