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The facility is available to all users, regardless of residency; membership pricing/daily admission rates vary depending on residency. All users much purchase an ID card on their initial visit if they wish to access the track, gymnasium, fitness center, indoor pool, or game room. In addition, some programs and events conducted by the department may only be open to residents of the city.
Unfortunately, we have a limited number of lockers for use in our facility. Therefore all items must be taken with you when you leave. For your security, we ask that you bring a lock or check one out at our front desk.
Yes, the pools are available to rent, but we are a public facility so rentals must be scheduled around public pool times (after 8 p.m. at the outdoor pool). See more information about the Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park.
No, you must bring your own towels.
Yes, lockers are available free of charge. For the indoor pool, you may bring your own lock or check one out at the front desk of the Bridgeton Community Center. For the Family Aquatic Park, you must have two quarters which will be returned when you return the key to the locker.
Anyone! Resident and non-resident rates are available. Please call 314-739-5599 to check pricing and availability at the Bridgeton Recreation Center.
General users may not bring alcohol into the facility at any time. Some exceptions are made for specific programming, and alcohol is allowed at private rentals, with an additional deposit and contract addendum for those who wish to have alcohol at their rental. Alcohol is never allowed for pool rentals, and no alcohol is allowed in any facility on Sundays.
Ages vary for different amenities within the Bridgeton Recreation Center.Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult 16 years of age or older (maximum of 5 children per adult) when using the Rec Center. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult 16 years of age or older in the indoor pool area at all times (maximum of 5 children per adult). For children under 8, a ratio of one SWIMMING adult per 5 children must be met. Children ages 12-15 may use the fitness center after completing an orientation with fitness staff and their parent/guardian. Ages 12-13 must have a parent in the building while using the fitness equipment (after completing the orientation). Ages 14-15 may utilize the equipment on their own (after completing the orientation.
The Bridgeton Recreation Center has:
Along with these physical amenities, the community center offers:
You must wear closed toe shoes and appropriate fitness related clothing, such as shorts, sweat pants, a T-shirt and tennis shoes. No jeans, belts, cutoffs or sandals are permitted.
Yes, we ask that you limit use of cardio equipment to 30 minutes during peak times.
Ensure your event runs smoothly by applying for the proper event permit with the City of Bridgeton.
The recreation center has:
Along with these physical amenities, the recreation center offers:
Copies of Bridgeton police reports are available to interested parties 5 to 7 business days after the date of the incident. Request may be made in person at the Records counter, between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. There is a fee to obtain a police report, which may be paid in cash or by check, payable to the City of Bridgeton.
For additional information contact:Police Records12355 Natural Bridge RoadBridgeton, MO 63044Phone: 314-739-7557
To report a damaged street or sidewalk in the City of Bridgeton, please contact the Public Works Department at 314-739-7665 during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to report the issue to one of our administrative assistants.
The City of Bridgeton operates and maintains three regional parks, six neighborhood parks and a nine-hole golf course. The regional parks include Gentry Park, the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex (BMAC), and Riverwoods Trail and Park.
Neighborhood parks include:
To learn more about the parks and the amenities they offer visit the Parks and Recreation department page.
The department starts taking reservation for the upcoming year beginning January 2nd. The park season begins April 1st and ends on October 31st. During the operating season the park is open from sunrise to dusk each day, however, pavilion rentals don’t begin until 10 a.m. For more information about field and pavilion rentals call 314-739-5599.
Reservations are taken at the community center. You can also reserve them by phone if you have a current Parks and Recreation identification card and valid credit card. Contact the community center at 314-739-5599 for availability or reservations.
The community center has:
View information on how to comment about a Bridgeton Police Department Employee.
Auto releases are obtained at the Police Department. You must bring proof of vehicle ownership (i.e.–title bill of sale) and valid identification. For more information call the Police Department at 314-739-7557 for more information.
Garage sale permits are available at the Police Department. Please call at 314-739-7557 for more information.
The City Council of the City of Bridgeton has passed an Ordinance to allow for Archery Deer Hunting (PDF) within the City Limits of Bridgeton. There are many regulations that one must comply with before any hunting is permitted. All hunting shall conform to all state regulations as defined by the Missouri Department of Conservation and all current laws of the State of Missouri shall be obeyed. Application forms for Notification of Intent to Hunt by the property owners and applications for a Permit To Hunt are available at the Bridgeton Police Department.Remember, safety is the most important aspect to keep in mind. Hunt safe and contact the Bridgeton Police Department at 314-739-7557 for any questions.
You can call 314-739-7557 or email the Police Department. Phone lines are answered 24 hours a day 7 days a week. For an emergency please call 911.
Business owners are required by ordinance to register their alarm system and provide the police department with updated emergency information. View the Alarm Registration Form (PDF).
City of Bridgeton residents must apply for a concealed carry permit at the St. Louis County Police Department Headquarters, located at:7900 Forsyth BoulevardBridgeton, MO 63105
Clerks are available between the following hours:Monday through Friday8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Applicants are required to:
The general public can obtain a criminal record check of conviction information from the Bureau of Central Police Records in Clayton. You are required to bring your Social Security Card plus one of the following types of identification:
For detailed information on obtaining a record check, contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 314-615-5317 or Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) 889-2345.
For additional information contact:Police Records12355 Natural Bridge RoadBridgeton, MO 63044
Unfortunately we have a limited number of lockers for use in our facility. Therefore all items must be taken with you when you leave. For your security we ask that you bring a lock or check one out at our front desk. Call the Aquatic Park at 314-739-5535 for more information.
The outdoor pool is six lanes wide and is 45 feet and 2 inches. View more information about the Aquatic Park.
The lanes are 75 feet long or approximately 22.86 meters. View more information about the Aquatic Park.
To swim one mile you will need to swim 70.4 laps. View more information about the Aquatic Park.
Yes, the pools are available to rent, but we are a public facility so rentals must be scheduled around public pool times (after 8 p.m. at the outdoor pool). Learn more about renting the pools.
Swim diapers are required for all children under 3 years of age, and those over three years of age who are not potty trained. View more information about the Aquatic Center.
Yes, swim diapers may be purchased at the concession stand at the outdoor pool, or at the front desk of the Bridgeton Community Center.
All efforts are made to keep the indoor pool temperature around 84 to 85 degrees. View more information about the pools.
No, you must bring your own towels. Call the pool at 314-739-5535 with any questions or more information.
Yes, lockers are available free of charge. For the indoor pool, you may bring your own lock or check one out at the front desk of the Bridgeton Community Center. For the Family Aquatic Park you must have two quarters which will be returned when you return the key to the locker. Call the Aquatic Park at 314-739-5535 for more information.
The shallow end of the indoor pool is four feet deep; the deep end is 13 feet deep. Swimming adults are required for children under 48 inches tall. View more information about the pool.
The outdoor pool has a zero depth entry so the depth of the outdoor pool ranges from 0 feet at the zero depth entry to 12 feet 6 inches in the deep end. The majority of the pool is around 3 feet6 inches. View more information about the outdoor pool.
Food is not allowed at the pools.
Yes, however, if your child is under the age of 8 years old or 48 inches tall they must be directly supervised in the water by someone 18 years of age or older. Our lifeguards are not to directly supervise individual children. Call the Aquatic Center at 314-739-5535 for more information.
Diapers are designed to absorb liquid. Disposable diapers have been known to explode and contaminate pool water.
Yes, as long as you have an appropriate suit under the T-shirt.
Unfortunately, the pool schedule changes seasonally. Please refer to our current activity guide (PDF) for a current list of pool hours.
To report a damaged street or sidewalk in the City of Bridgeton, please contact the Public Works Department at 314-739-7665 during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to report the issue to one of our secretaries.
To report a code complaint in the City of Bridgeton, please contact the Public Works Department at 314-739-7665 during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to report the issue to one of our secretaries.
To report that your trash, recycling or yard waste was missed, please contact the Public Works Department at 314-739-7665 during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to report the issue to one of our secretaries.
If you have scheduled a bulky item pick-up that was missed, please contact Republic Services at 636-947-5959.
Please note: If a holiday falls on a trash or recycling pick-up day, all pick-ups will be pushed back one day. Learn more about trash and recycling.
Street lights are the property and responsibility of Ameren. To report a street light out or not working, you may contact Ameren at 314-342-1000. You may also report the issue to our Public Works Department at 314-739-7665. Please have the pole number (example: BR-355) and exact address of the street light ready when calling to report the problem.
The Parks Department services the lights in all of the Bridgeton Parks.
To report tall grass or weeds in the City of Bridgeton, please contact the Public Works Department at 314-739-7665 during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
Please note: Per City Ordinances, tall grass is defined as grass or weeds in excess of 10 inches.
Learn how to apply for a Building Permit through the City of Bridgeton.
Find details on how to apply for Sign Permit.
Access information about how to apply for an Excavation Permit.
Learn how to apply for a Site Disturbance Permit.
Learn how to apply for a Floodplain Development Permit.
Peruse information about how to apply for an Occupancy Permit for a commercial or residential facility.
Read information about opening a business in the City of Bridgeton, including obtaining an Occupancy Inspection and Permit.
Check out rules and regulations for operating a home-based business.
Review details about applying for the Sewer Lateral Repair Program.
Learn about the appeals process with the Board of Adjustment.
You must be a legal resident of the City of Bridgeton and present a valid photo identification (ID) (Missouri driver’s license or Parks and Recreation ID card) and one of the following: a current, unpaid utility bill, current voter’s registration card or personal property tax receipt bearing your name and address. For new residents, a Bridgeton occupancy permit or valid lease will be accepted in lieu of non-photo ID requirements. If you do not have the required proof of residency, please contact a departmental supervisor to arrange for alternative methods of identification.
Membership includes use of the indoor aquatic facility, gymnasium, walking track, and fitness center. Please note the availability of the gymnasium and pool are subject to change depending on scheduled activities. Members are eligible for reduced rates on classes, activities and services offered at the center; invited to participate in special, no-cost promotions (i.e. Bring a friend to class, new program intro- ductions, etc.); and to receive reduced rates at the Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park.
Call the Community Center at 314-739-5599 between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day before you need a ride.
Bridgeton is fortunate to have two Meals on Wheels programs:
To sign up for the Bridgeton program, contact the Senior Office at 314-739-5599 or for the MEAAA program at 314-739-5572.
The Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (MEAAA) operates a senior center Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for older adults ages 60 and older. The lunch program has a suggested donation cost of $3.25 per meal and participants are encouraged to make advanced reservations. MEAAA also hosts a number of programs and activities in conjunction with their lunch program.
For more information or to make reservations, call MEAAA at 314-739-5572.