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Posted on: July 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] The Lodge COVID-19 Updates - Memberships and Outdoor Pool Admission

UPDATED 6/30/20


Recently St. Louis County Health Department released their official guidelines for reopening fitness centers and pools. The Lodge Des Peres reopened on Monday, June 15, 2020.  

As of 6/29/20, we are allowing a limited number of non-residents to purchase a Lodge membership and we will also allow current Lodge members to upgrade to family memberships if requested. Resident ID card for daily admission and Lodge memberships must be purchased at the front desk in the main lobby of The Lodge. Please note: you need to bring a current utility bill and driver’s license in order to prove Des Peres residency if applicable. 

As of 7/6/20, Non-Residents can reserve and pay online for daily admission for The Lodge Outdoor Pool ONLY. Admission must be pre-paid online in order to comply with St. Louis County Health Department Guidelines. There will be a limited number of reservations sold each day. Reservations go on sale at 8:00 a.m. each day the pool is open and available until the pool closes or we reach capacity. No walk-ups or drop-ins permitted due to contact tracing and capacity restrictions. Once you complete your reservation and payment online, you are permitted to check in at the Outdoor Pool that day at any time during regular Outdoor Pool hours. Click here for daily admission information.  Residents of Des Peres (non-members) can purchase a daily admission and will need to show their Lodge-issued Resident ID card and pay an entrance fee of $7 per person (2 and younger are free). No reservation required for residents.

At this time, we are limiting admission to the INSIDE of The Lodge to Lodge Members and Residents of Des Peres due to capacity limits.. Residents of Des Peres (non-members) can purchase a daily admission and will need to show their Lodge-issued Resident ID card and pay an entrance fee of $7 per person (2 and younger are free). At this time, residents and members are not allowed to bring non-resident guests. Card payments only; no cash or checks. 

We will be instituting the following operational changes to comply with St. Louis County Health Department guidelines: 

•    NEW Lodge Fitness Center Guidelines

•    NEW Lodge Indoor & Outdoor Aquatic Facility Guidelines


•    Lodge memberships paid annually will be extended for 3 months.

•    Lodge memberships paid monthly were suspended during the closure with the next charge scheduled for July 1.

•    Group exercise classes have been cancelled through 8/2. Wet-N-Sweat Pass expiration dates have been extended for 5 months. Click here for updates on our Group Exercise Program.

•    Some summer camps will resume 6/29.  Please visit our summer camp page for details.

•    Personal training and private basketball lessons will resume 6/29.  Personal training package expiration dates have been extended.

•    Group and private swim lessons will resume 7/11.  Private swim lesson package expiration dates have been extended.

•    Tot Care is closed through 8/2 due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions.

•    Gymnasium court #1 is open for basketball shooting practice only when not in use for programs.  No basketball rentals or game play allowed. Click here for the gymnasium schedule.

•    The membership fee increases that were to go into effect on April 1, 2020 are being delayed until January 1, 2021.

This situation is ever evolving and subject to change. As soon as we receive new information from St. Louis County, we will revisit our current operations and provide additional updates. The Lodge Des Peres home page website is dedicated to providing information regarding the direct impact of COVID-19 on the City’s facilities, programs, services, and events. We encourage you to check our website frequently at

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