Cherokee Center was built in 1967 on the southwest corner of Benton Park. The Center has a gymnasium, a boxing and workout room, a crafts room and an indoor swimming pool.
The park features a lake, a playground two tennis courts and a park shelter.
Senior Citizens can stay physically fit by enrolling in water aerobics classes and participating in other senior activities.
Cherokee Center is Handicap Accessible.
SUMMER DAY CAMP:
Cherokee Recreation Center and Playtime Recreation will be hosting summer day camp from June 3 - August 2, 2012. Children can sign up for one of two sessions for the summer (June 3 - 28 OR July 8 - August 2). While in camp children ages 6 -12 will participate in a number of activities both indoor and outdoor including: sports, games, arts, crafts, swimming, field trips and much more. Camp will operate from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Camp will not be held the week of July 1 - 5. Breakfast and lunch will be served daily.
Applications can be obtained at the Cherokee Recreation Center or by calling 314.664.0582 or 314.289.5367
This camp is free of charge, brought to you by Proposition P 1/8 sales tax.