Fitness Plus is committed to providing members diverse recreation programs that offer opportunities for all ages and abilities. The Recreation Program Schedule is subject to change depending upon member interest and participation. Members will be notified in advance of canceled or added programs. For more information about recreation programs, please call 573-331-5311 or 573-331-5963.
Designed to provide fun and exciting recreation and fitness activities for children in the Multipurpose Room.
5 – 12 years
Monday & Wednesday, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Members & Member affiliates: FREE
Fitness Plus is a great place to hold your child’s next birthday party! Birthday parties include:
- Two-hour time period on Fridays, 6-8 pm; as well as Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5 pm
- Activities in the Multipurpose Room and/or activities in the swimming pool led by Fitness Plus recreation staff
- A party room is equipped with decorations, a party table and chairs
- The option for pizzas and drinks
- Party sizes of 12 and fewer, 13-19 and 20-25 kids. For parties of more than 25, please contact Fitness Plus.
Optional packages are available. Please see our birthday parties page for more details. To reserve a party, contact Jamie at 573-331-5963.
Bon Voyage Winter – Kids Day Camp
Come join the fun at our Bon Voyage Winter – Kids Day Camp! This camp features age-appropriate, structured recreational games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming, snacks and other activities.
8 am-5 pm
$22/day members and member affiliates
Pre-registration is required. Call 573-331-5963. Registration is per day, December 26-28 and January 2-4, 8 am-5 pm (early drop-off at 7:30 am). Late pick-up is available in Kids Plus from 5-6 pm for $2 per child; after 6 pm, regular Kids Plus fees apply).
Children up to 12 years old are invited to our Dive-In Parties, which will include swimming, pizza, drinks and more! Kids Plus will be available for children age 4 and under. Kids Plus will stay the same daily rates. We hope you can join us for a splashing good time!
An additional $5 will be applied if you want your child in Kids Plus to eat pizza.
Family Friendly Fridays
Bring the entire family to Fitness Plus each Friday to enjoy open Dependent Hours from 2:30-9 pm.
Friday: 2:30 pm – 9 pm
Open Gym Volleyball / Basketball
The Multipurpose Room is available for volleyball, basketball and a variety of other activities during specified time periods (check at the Fitness Plus Service Desk). Participants engage in self-supervised or parent-supervised play with equipment. Children are able to participate in open gym during Dependent Hours.
Parents Night Out
Kids ages 5-12 will have a blast with this monthly themed party on the first Friday each month!
This program will give parents the opportunity to enjoy a night of relaxation knowing their kids are in a safe environment. Each night’s activities are planned around a theme. Located in the Fitness Plus Multipurpose Room. Dinner is provided. Kids Plus is available for young children ages 0-4. Kids Plus fees apply. $5 additional for dinner. Pre-purchased cards not valid for program use. Registration required. Visit the Fitness Plus service desk to register.
Dates and themes:
No events scheduled at this time
Pickleball is a court game with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court. The net is similar to a tennis net, but is a little lower. The game is played with a hard paddle and a smaller version of a wiffle ball. Equipment (paddles and balls) are available in the Multipurpose Room. Open court, first come, first served.
Special court reservations times available. Inquire at the service desk.
- 1-3 players can reserve the court for 1 hour.
- 4 or more players can reserve the court for 2 hours.
Nonmembers are welcome to come to Fitness Plus for pickleball play. They will receive a three day pass on their first visit. Otherwise, guest fee is $15/day and includes access to pickleball and the entire Fitness Plus facility.
Hours (summer schedule):
- Monday: 6 pm – 8 pm
- Wednesday: 6 pm – 8 pm
- Saturday, 8 am – 10 am
*Program may be canceled for special activities in the Multipurpose Room. The schedule will be posted.
Open Play Hours:
Mondays: 10:00 am – noon
Wednesdays: 9:00 am – 11:00 am; 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturdays: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Location and Information
Fitness Plus is located in the Health and Wellness Center on the Saint Francis Medical Center campus at 150 S. Mount Auburn Road in Cape Girardeau, MO. For more information, call 573-331-3355.
Fitness Plus Dexter is located in the Saint Francis Health Center at 1212 Saint Francis Drive in Dexter, MO (by US 60 Outer Road and Harris Drive). For more information, call 573-614-3636.Click here to email