What to do at Life Outside

More things to see, try and learn than you could shake a stick at...if you were so inclined.


The organizations listed below are registered to participate in Life Outside 2019!

Don’t miss your chance to connect with all these amazing organizations while you see, try and learn all that St. Louis has to offer for Living Life Outside! Any questions? See our FAQ page!

Life Outside will also feature many great St. Louis food trucks and live music throughout the day! Check out the performance schedule lower on this page!

Active Living

City of Bridgeton
Family workout and foam weapon target practice all day
Open to Ages: All ages
Special Instructions: wear comfortable clothing for exercise, closed toe shoes preferred

City of Fenton
Casting contest and fishing game all day, outdoor crafts at 10am and 11am, gymnastics demos/limbo at 12pm and 1pm
Open to Ages: All ages

City of Maryland Heights
Pickleball instruction and open play all day, hatha yoga at 10am, total body boot camp at 11am, yoga at noon, zumba at 1pm, bolly x at 2pm, qigong/meditation at 3pm
Open to Ages: 6+
Special Instructions: tennis shoes preferred, bring a yoga mat for yoga class

City of Wildwood
Yard games all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Damsel in Defense
Situational awareness for outdoor activities all day
Open to Ages: 13+

Gateway Arch National Park
Archery all day
Open to Ages: 6+
Special Instructions: Must be able to lift, hold and pull a compound bow

Gateway Region YMCA/YMCA Trout Lodge & Camp Lakewood
Yoga at 10am, 11am and noon
Karate at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Open to Ages: All ages

Hidden Valley
Simulated ski/snowboard games all day
Open to Ages: 6+

LiveWellSTL
Roll the dice exercises all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Oasis
Exercise demos at 10am, healthy snack-making, hiking, storytime & book giveaway and parachute play at 11am, healthy snack making and exercise demos at 12pm, parachute play, storytime and book giveaway at 1pm
Open to Ages: All ages

Parents as Teachers National Center
Roll & read storybook walk along the Fee Fee Greenway all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Raintree School
Outdoor blocks and loose parts play all day
Open to Ages: 10 and Under
Special Instructions: Closed toed shoes required

Saint Louis Science Center
Hands-on drone demos all day
Open to Ages: 6+

St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department
Gaga ball and human foosball all day
Open to Ages: All ages

St. Louis Astronomical Society
Intro to library telescope at 10am and 1pm
Safe viewing of the sun at 11am and 2pm
Viewing of our moon and our solar system at noon and 3pm
Open to Ages: All ages

St. Louis County Library
Story time and games all day
Open to Ages: All ages

St. Louis Department of Health
Open to Ages: All ages

St. Louis Ultimate Association
Ultimate frisbee demos all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Terrain Magazine
Life Outside scavenger hunt all day
Open to Ages: All ages

The Fit Wheel
Fitness apparel and accessories sales all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Washington University Physical Therapy
Movement analysis, ask the expert, and laser motion guidance demos all day
Open to Ages: 6+


Camping

Gateway to the Great Outdoors
Roasting marshmallows all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Ozark Trail Association
Ozark Trail how to all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Pine Valley Outfitters
Hammock hangout all day
Open to Ages: All ages


Climbing

Go Ape Treetop Adventure & Zipline
Treetop adventure information all day
Open to Ages: 6+

Upper Limits
Rock climbing all day
Open to Ages: All ages
Special Instructions: 30-250 pound weight and waiver signed on site


Cycling

Alpine Shop
Strider Games all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Big Shark Bicycle Company
Guided mountain bike tours at 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
Open to Ages: 13+
Special Instructions:  Helmets are mandatory. Helmets and bicycles provided. Athletic attire and closed toed shoes recommended.

Bike Stop Café
Free bike rentals from Bike Stop Café to the Life Outside Festival  (ticket validated at festival booth)
Open to Ages: 18+
Special Instructions:  Wear gear suited for cycling

Pedego St. Louis
Electric bike demos all day
Open to Ages: 16+
Special Instructions:  Must sign waiver and provide driver’s license

St. Louis Bicycle Works
ABC bicycle checklist for kids at 10am and 2pm
Biking safety and hand signals discussion for kids at 11am and 3pm
Bike maintenance hands-on workshop for kids at noon
Spin the bike wheel for prizes at 1pm
Open to Ages: All ages
Special Instructions: Parent/guardian supervision required and permission required for use of bike tools

St. Louis Mountain Bike Camps
Bike obstacle course and bike demos all day
Open to Ages: 6+
Special Instructions:  Wear closed toed shoes. Must be able to ride a two wheeled bike with hand brakes and gears.


Mind & Body

Missouri Falun Dafa Association
Falun Dafa exercises all day
Open to Ages: 6+

Yoga Buzz
Yoga at 11am
Open to Ages: 13+
Special Instructions:  Wear comfortable clothes, sunscreen and bring water

Yoga Evangelist
Yoga at 10am, AcroYoga at 11am, SUP Yoga at 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, and 3:30pm
Open to Ages: All ages
Special Instructions:  Wear comfortable, slightly fitted clothes. Minors must be accompanied by parent/guardian.

YogaSix St. Charles & Creve Coeur
Yoga 101 Q&A at 10am, kids yoga at 11am, buti yoga at 12pm, handstand competition at 1pm, Y6 slow flow at 2pm, guided meditation at 3pm
Open to Ages: All ages


Nature and Conservation

AmeriCorps St. Louis
Mock wildland firefighter pack test all day
Open to Ages: 18+
Special Instructions: Closed toed shoes required

Audubon Center at Riverlands
Bird adaptation station all day and birdwalks at 10:30am, noon, 1:30pm, and 3pm (with St. Louis Audubon Society)
Open to Ages: 6+
Special Instructions: Bring binoculars if you have them. Each 1 hour walk will be slow/moderate pace.

earthday365
waste recycling and composting all day
Open to Ages: All Ages

Forest ReLeaf
Native tree identification all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Missouri Botanical Garden
Chill out with plants all day  (Japanese rock garden, medicinal plant smelling, and reading in nature)
Open to Ages: All ages

Missouri Master Naturalists – Great Rivers Chapter
Open to Ages: All ages

Missouri State Parks
Interpretive programs and hands-on displays all day
Open to Ages: All ages

Sierra Club Eastern Missouri Group
Hikes around the lake at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
Open to Ages: All ages
Special Instructions: Closed toed shoes required.

St. Louis Audubon Society
Bird adaptation station all day and birdwalks at 10:30am, noon, 1:30pm, and 3pm (with Audubon Center at Riverlands)
Open to Ages: 6+
Special Instructions: Bring binoculars if you have them. Each 1 hour walk will be slow/moderate pace.

St. Louis County Parks
Fishing casting competitions and hands-on gardening all day
Open to Ages: All ages

St. Louis County Parks Foundation
Children’s crafts all day
Open to Ages: 12 and Under

Wildlife Rescue Center
Nature stamping all day
Open to Ages: All ages


Paddling

Big Muddy Adventures
Voyageur canoeing all day
Open to ages: All ages
Special Instructions: Youth 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult

Mississippi River Water Trail Association/St. Louis Canoe and Kayak Club
Kayaking all day
Open to ages: 18+
Special Instructions: Be able to get wet. Wear provided lifejacket while on the water.

Team River Runner
Adaptive kayaking demos all day
Open to ages: 13+
Special Instructions: Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet

Timber Longboard Co.
Stand-up paddleboarding all day
Special Instructions:  Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet

Y-kiki Divers
Try on scuba gear all day
Open to ages: 6+

Yoga Evangelist
SUP Yoga at 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, and 3:30pm
Open to ages: 18+
Special Instructions: Must be proficient swimmer

 

 


Running

Saint Louis Orienteering Club
Orienteering course all day
Open to ages: 6+

Terrain Trail Runners
6 mile trail run at Bootlegger Trail at 9am
Open to ages: 18+
Special Instructions: Trail running shoes with proper tread and running clothes are required. Wear bug spray.


Musical Performances

In addition to all the fun things you can see, try and learn about, Life Outside will feature live music throughout the day for your listening enjoyment. This year we will have musical acts performing at three different stations. The music lineups is as follows:

STATION 1

STATION 2

STATION 3


Generous support for Life Outside 2019 provided by: