Maryland Heights offers many ways to spend your leisure time. The city is fast becoming a premier hospitality destination, welcoming over 9 million visitors a year to our 22 hotels, 50 restaurants, and exciting entertainment venues. The city maintains four parks, an aquatic center, a community center and a world-class soccer facility. Other great facilities include a large county park and lake, an outdoor amphitheater that hosts a variety of concerts, a casino complex and dozens of fine restaurants. We think you'll find that in Maryland Heights, there's always something to do!
Aquaport Family Aquatic Center is an outdoor water recreation facility for all ages. The facility is located adjacent to the Maryland Heights Community Centre at 2344 McKelvey Road and is open ten weeks each summer (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend). For more information, click here.
Sportport is a 95-acre multi-purpose athletic facility, located just 15 minutes from St. Louis Lambert International Airport, minutes from Interstates 70 and 270 and convenient to Maryland Heights’ approximately 3,600 hotel rooms. Sportport offers fields for a wide variety of uses: soccer, football, lacrosse, rugby, field hockey, shows, recreational leagues, competitive leagues, tournaments, and practices at all age levels. For more information, click here to be redirected to Sportport’s website.
Parks and Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Department proudly maintains the city’s Community Centre and five public parks. The department offers an extensive list of programming for all ages and abilities including health and fitness programs, cultural arts, child and seniors activities, and more. For more information, click here.
In addition to gaming, Hollywood Casino offers several dining and nightlife options, hotel and meeting space, and special event venues. Hollywood is just minutes from Lambert St. Louis International airport off I-70 at the Maryland Heights Expressway. For more information, click here to be redirected to the Hollywood Casino website.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
The amphitheater is a 7,000 seat outdoor concert venue, with lawn seating available for an additional 13,000 attendees. For concert schedules or more information, click here to be redirected to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis’ website.
Westport Plaza is among the most well-known destinations in the St. Louis region. In addition to its extensive office spaces, the plaza is home to two Sheraton hotels and several unique restaurants. The plaza’s diversity makes it a convenient choice for the business traveler or special event planner. Click here to be redirected to Westport Plaza’s website.
Creve Coeur Park
Though located within the boundaries of the City of Maryland Heights, Creve Coeur Park is county-maintained. The park is home to a beautiful 320-acre lake and offers picnic shelters, playgrounds, 6 miles of bike and jogging paths adjoining connecting to the Katy Trail, hiking, volleyball, athletic fields, modern restrooms and more. For more information, click here to be redirected to the park’s website.
Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum
Creve Coeur Airport, located in Maryland Heights, is known around the world as a haven for antique planes and is the home of the Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum, which has over fifty antique and vintage planes on display.
Lodging and Dining
The Maryland Heights Convention and Visitors Bureau is a great source of information regarding local amenities. Click here to visit MHCVB’s website.