NOTICE: Due to extraordinary circumstances regarding the novel Coronavirus COVID-19, Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation facilities, meetings and programs will suspend all activities until April 3 at a minimum. Visit the City's Coronavirus Information page here for up to date details. 

Youth Sports Classes

Homeschool P.E. Class (Ages 5-15) - Date Changes
Attention all home schooling families! The Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department will be conducting a Physical Education class for all students who would like to attend. We will be participating in activities such as baseball, basketball, bowling, dodgeball and much more! Participants will be divided into two age groups, 5-9 year olds and 10-15 year olds, and those age groups will be held at the same time. Click here for a downloadable flyer. Click here to register online. 
Dates: Fridays - Classes postponed due to Coronavirus closures. Will resume April 17 - May 15 (dates subject to change)
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. 
Location: Cape Girardeau SportsPlex
Fee: $30 Per Child
Registration Deadline: January 29, 2020

Start Smart Tennis (Ages 5-7)
Start Smart Tennis prepares children ages 5-7, and their parents, for
organized tennis without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Head and Penn is used in teaching ground strokes, serving, volleying and agility. Click here for a downloadable flyer. 
Click here to register online. 
Dates: Mondays, April 6 - May 11, 2020
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  
Location: Arena Park Tennis Courts
Fee: $35 Resident | $40 Non-Resident 
Registration Deadline: April 3, 2020


Start Smart Baseball (Ages 3-4)
Start Smart Baseball is a developmentally appropriate introductory baseball program. The program prepares children for organized t-ball, baseball, and softball in a fun environment without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Click here for a downloadable flyer. Click here to register online. 
Dates: Tuesdays, April 7 - May 12, 2020
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  
Location: Arena Park
Fee: $30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident 
Registration Deadline: April 6, 2020

Jr. Golf (Ages 6-14)
The Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department offers a Junior Golf
Program. Instruction will cover how to hold a golf club, what each club is
intended for, how to swing a golf club, and golf course etiquette. The program consists of six sessions held on Wednesday evenings. Click here for a downloadable flyer. 
Click here to register online. 
Dates: Wednesdays, April 8 - May 13, 2020
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  
Location: Jaycee Municipal Golf Course
Fee: $50 Per Child
Registration Deadline: April 6, 2020


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  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024
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