Our facility is an ideal playground for children with special medical needs, siblings and friends. Year-round classes and activities are free for children of all abilities and their families. We offer everything from golf to fishing to yoga for toddlers to teens.
Our Staff
The Community Program enables children with complex medical conditions to play freely in a safe, fun environment. Our CPR-certified staff includes recreational therapists and child life specialists with medical and recreational expertise.
Pre-School Playgroup

Ranken Jordan’s Community Program is offering a free Pre-School Fun Group on February 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. The Pre-School Playgroup will help promote parent/child interactions and promote age appropriate social interactions and play. This group will help with preschool preparation and readiness skills while promoting an inclusive environment to develop social skills including turn taking and sharing.

DATES: TBD

TIME: 9:30am – 11:00am

AGES: 3-5

LOCATION: Ranken Jordan

CONTACT: Please call 314.872.6481 or email janine.roe@rankenjordan.org to register

ADMISSION: Free, however pre-registration is required

Learn to Play Golf

Gateway PGA Pro Kevin Corn from Innsbrook Golf Club teaches these special one-hour golf classes. This one-of-a-kind program provides children who may typically be excluded from participating in golf due to physical or mental limitations a chance to play. Lessons are available for children five years and older. Your child will be encouraged to interact with a diverse group of peers while improving strength, mobility and flexibility.

DATES: Golf Day is every Wednesday

TIME: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

AGES: 5 – 21

LOCATION: Ranken Jordan

CONTACT: Please call 314.872.6481 to register

ADMISSION: Free

Therapeutic Fishing

Through the Therapeutic Fishing Program, kids, ages five through 16 are introduced to the wonderful world of fishing. Beginners welcome! One on one teaching is provided for this relaxing lakeside activity. Friends and family members are encouraged to attend. Come enjoy nature, learn about conservation and relax!

DATES: 

May 22

June 4, 18

July 2, 24

August 6, 20

September 6, 17

October 1, 15

AGES: 6 – adult

LOCATION: Forest Park Hatchery

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free (Pre-registration is required)

Kids’ Yoga

EVERYONE can practice the ancient art of yoga and have a lot of fun while participating!

We modify each pose – whether lying on the ground, seated on the floor, seated in a chair or wheelchair, kneeling, or even standing – to ensure kids of all abilities have as much fun as possible and gain every benefit we can squeeze into the class.

This class includes developmentally & age-appropriate games, books, songs, and partner poses.

DATES: TBD

TIME: TBD

AGES: 6-teen

LOCATION: Ranken Jordan

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free

(Parent/Guardian must participate with child)

Challenger Baseball

Challenger Baseball is designed specifically for kids and adults with developmental disabilities. Everyone bats and plays the field in every inning. We make sure everyone feels included. Don’t spend baseball season watching the pros on TV. Enjoy America’s favorite pastime firsthand!

DATES: Saturdays August 25 – October 13

TIME: 10:30am – 11:30am

AGES: 6 – 21

LOCATION: Pattonville Learning Center (11097 St Charles Rock Rd, St Ann, MO 63074)

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free (Pre-registration is required)

Infant Massage

Enjoy a bonding experience with your baby while learning Infant Massage. Infant massage promotes relaxation and may help your baby sleep more soundly, improve weight gain and provide relief from teething, congestion or colic. The class is designed for mothers and fathers of newborns and infants up to age eight months. Expectant parents and children with special needs are welcome.

DATES: May 19th, June 16th, August 25th

TIME: 9:30am – 10:30am

AGES: Newborn to 8 months

LOCATION: Ranken Jordan

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free (Pre-registration is required)

Horticulture

Accessible gardening for therapeutic horticulture provides a relaxing and fun learning experience for kids ages 9 – 12.

DATES: TBD

TIME: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

AGES: 9 – 12

LOCATION: Ranken Jordan

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free (Pre-registration is required)

Cycle St. Louis

Cycle St. Louis is a collection of non-profit organizations and individuals who join forces to create cycling opportunities for children and adults of all abilities in the St. Louis Metro area.

Monthly Bike Ride 

Co-Hosted by Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital and St. Louis County Parks

DATE: Next event TBD

TIME: 9:00am – 11:00am

AGES: All Ages![/one_half]

LOCATION: Lakehouse Restaurant Parking Lot

2160 Creve Coeur Mill Rd.   Maryland Heights, MO 63043

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free (Pre-registration is required)

Youth Group

Ranken Jordan is offering a new youth group for participants 13-21 years of age of all ability levels. This program would provide all participants a safe environment for questioning and examining faith.

DATES: 2nd Tuesday of each month

TIME: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

AGES: 13 – 21

LOCATION: Ranken Jordan

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free

Pre-registration is required

Hidden Valley Ski Camp

In coordination with the Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA) the ski camp empowers kids with physical, visual, hearing, developmental or cognitive disabilities to enjoy adaptive ski sports. A dedicated team of professional trainers, staff and volunteers are on hand to create a fun and safe time for everyone.

DATES: 2019 Winter dates TBD

TIME: TBD

AGES: 8 – 21

LOCATION: Hidden Valley Ski Resort

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free

Moolah Shrine Mini Circus

Experience all the sights and sounds of the Moolah Shrine Mini Circus. Enjoy hilarious and mesmerizing antics of jugglers, balancing acts and more.

DATES: March 22, 2018

TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

AGES: All ages

LOCATION: Ranken Jordan

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

ADMISSION: Free

Summer Morning Day Camp

Our high-quality Summer Camp program, along with our convenient location, makes the Ranken Jordan Summer Camp the best choice for your child! Our specialized programming combines a wide variety of recreational activities, crafts, and music therapy.

Join us this summer! We guarantee a memorable week of adventures, endless fun, and new friends!

AGES: Preschool 3-5

DATES: June 4- 8 and June 25 -29

TIME: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

Fee: No cost

AGES: 6-12

DATES: July 16-20

TIME: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

CONTACT: 314.872.6481

Fee: No cost

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