Community Interest

Disc Golf Tournament Scheduled for The Park at New Melle Lakes

The St. Charles County Parks Department is planning a soft opening at The Park at New Melle Lakes on Sunday, Sept. 23 with an inaugural disc golf tournament starting at 2:30 p.m. Disc golf enthusiasts will be among the first to play on the “champion” 18-hole premiere course.

There are only 72 spots available and preregistration is required by Wednesday, Sept. 19. Cost is $15 per round and includes one commemorative disc for each round, lunch, and closest to the pin prizes. To register for the tournament, call the parks department at 636-949-7535 or visit

On Saturday, Sept. 29, guests are invited back to continue the soft opening celebration. Activities will include fishing on the park’s 26-acre lake, hiking and biking along 4 miles of paved trails, and more opportunities to play disc golf.