Tag: Creve Coeur Lake Park

RELEASE: Saint Louis County Park Run/Walk on Sunday Benefits Adopt-A-Family and Pet Adoption

The 4th annual Saint Louis County Park Run/Walk will be Sunday April 29th at the Tremayne Shelter in Creve Coeur Lake Park at 8:45 a.m. Same day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. To enter, participants should bring a pet-related item for the St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center. “We are expecting at least 400 people will register for this year’s fun run,” County Executive Steve Stenger said. “This is a great event for everyone, including […]

County Executive Steve Stenger signs executive order adding acreage to Creve Coeur Lake Park

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has issued and signed an executive order on Monday adding approximately 25 acres to Creve Coeur Lake Park. The land was the former home of the Lakeside Center, a residential youth treatment program that closed its doors in 2016. According to the county executive’s office, Stenger had indicated in 2016 that one possible future use of the land would be to add it to Creve Coeur Lake Park. “It’s […]

St. Louis County Council holds committee hearing regarding Creve Coeur ice rink construction

On Wednesday, the St. Louis County Council held a committee hearing that took a focused look at the Legacy Ice Center. The Legacy Ice Center would be located within Creve Coeur Lake Park, which would include three outdoor ice rinks and one indoor rink. The entire project would take up 40 acres of the 214,000-acre public park. Last year, the council unanimously passed legislation that would allow the ice rinks to be built within the […]

Thin ice: New Creve Coeur ice rink construction is frozen after St. Louis County Council meeting

St. Louis County Council Chairman Sam Page’s resolution that would halt the construction of the controversial Legacy Ice Center in Creve Coeur Lake Park narrowly passed during Tuesday night’s council meeting. Councilman Sam Page’s resolution would stop all construction work and grading was passed 4 to 3 during the council meeting. It will now be discussed at tomorrow’s Committee of the Whole meeting, along with Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger’s own resolution about the ice rink facility. […]

New Creve Coeur ice rinks opposed by some residents

Protestors gathered at the St. Louis County Council this week to protest a new ice rink facility being built in Creve Coeur Lake Park, but supporters of the project were there to speak out, too. The Open Space Council, which led the group, said the new ice facilities in Creve Coeur Lake Park that will include three indoor hockey rinks and an outside rink with a roof is not what residents want. Open Space Council Director Katherine […]

County Council moves to sort out Prop P spending confusion

And dozens of protesters speak out against changes at Creve Coeur Lake Park The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday proposed a resolution that would clear up how Proposition P money would be used. Councilman Mark Harder directed the resolution to Peter Krane, County Counselor, regarding the call for more transparency on how the funds are being spent. Proposition P is a half-cent sales tax that’s expected to generate $80 million a year for public safety. It […]

Protest planned regarding ice rink during St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday

A conservation group is scheduled to rally at the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday to protest a new ice rink facility being built in Creve Coeur Lake Park. The Open Space Council says the new ice facilities in Creve Coeur Lake Park that will include three indoor ice hockey rinks and an outside rink with a roof is not what residents want. Open Space Council Director Katherine Dockery said construction of the new ice facilities has […]