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The Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division is raising the fee for Premier Passes on both individual and family memberships. The new fees were effective Jan. 1 This is the first increase since 2007.
For Hazelwood residents making a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, the Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a “Hazelwood’s Biggest Loser” contest for individuals ages 16 and over. This 12-week period will begin on January 6th and end on March 31st. The fee for residents is $20 (ID card required). Participants will be given unlimited use of the fitness rooms at both recreation centers and a 20% discount off any fitness programs during the contest. All participants must attend a Kick-Off Meeting on January 6th at 7 p.m. at the Hazelwood Community Center.
Weigh-ins for “Hazelwood’s Biggest Loser” will be held every two weeks and the results tracked by Parks and Recreation supervisors. The final weigh-in will be on March 31st.
The City of Hazelwood has formed a partnership with Allied Waste Services for this year’s Holiday Tree Pick-Up Program. Residents can now leave the trees at the street curb for pick-up instead of taking them somewhere for disposal or allowing them to clutter local landfills.
Former Hazelwood Mayor T. R. Carr has been named to the St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners. Carr was nominated by County Executive Charlie Dooley and approved by the St. Louis County Council.
The Hazelwood Police Department will be assisting the North St. Louis County Municipal Police Chiefs Association in sponsoring a Citizen Police Academy for residents living in the North County area.
Classes are scheduled to begin on Thursday, Feb. 6, for a 12-week period. Selected participants will be meeting once a week on Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the St. Louis Outlet Mall, formerly known as the St. Louis Mills. Applications will be accepted up to Jan. 10, or until the class size of 50 is reached. Those submitting applications must get approval from the police chief of their municipality.