Right Time, Right Place, Wright City

Diekroeger Bros. Park and Corwin S. Ruge Memorial Park

Diekroeger Bros. Park

Diekroeger Bros. Park is the oldest park in Warren County and is located on the original county fairgrounds. This seven-acre park is located off of the West South Service Road between Exit 199 and Exit 200 of Interstate 70 at 403 West 2nd St N. The park has a large pavilion with electric, restrooms, playground, and plenty of shady picnic areas. Diekroeger Bros. Park is the site of several big events including Concerts in the Park, Farmer’s Market, Trunk or Treat, Christmas Parade and Breakfast with Santa.

Wil Heiliger Activity Building

Diekroeger Bros. Park is home to the Wil Heiliger Activity Building where the Parks Department is located. The Activity Building is available to rent for special occasions and meetings. Special classes are held throughout the year and a complete list of current classes is available in the 2020 Park Brochure

Corwin S. Ruge Memorial Park

Corwin S. Ruge Memorial Park was developed through a grant form the Department of Natural Resources – Land & Water Conservation Fund and generous donations of time, labor and money by the Wright City Community. Ruge Park is located in the southern park of the city at 501 South Elm Street. Ruge Park is the site of the Wright City Youth Baseball, Softball, T-ball and Soccer programs. The park has lighted fields, a basketball court, restrooms, pavilions, playgrounds, picnic areas and a walking trail.

Reservations

To reserve any of our park facilities, you can contact the Parks Department at 636-745-3101, City Hall at 636-745-3101 or by email at parks@wrightcity.org. “Like” us on Facebook at Wright City Parks and Recreation Department.

Please see the Event Calendar below for facility availability.

Park Board

The Park Board meets at the Wil Heiliger Activity Building in Diekroeger Park, 13410 Veterans Memorial Parkway, on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend any and all meetings.

Park Board Members

Ward I

  • Patsy Jones
  • Julia Ramey
  • Rob Swanson

Ward II

  • Kevin Gallagher
  • Mary Long
  • Tina Perry

Wright City Parks & Recreation Event Calendar

September 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
  • Heiliger BLDG Girl Scouts
3
  • Farmer's Market
4
5
  • Diekroeger Park Main Pavilion Private event
6
7
8
  • Heiliger BLDG Park Board Mtg
9
  • Heiliger BLDG Private Event
  • Girl Scouts Robotic Club
10
  • Farmer's Market
11
  • Heiliger BLDG 100 People Who Care
12
13
  • Diekroeger Park Private Event
  • Heiliger Building Private Event
14
  • Cub scouts meeting Main pavilion
15
16
  • Heiliger BLDG Girl Scouts
17
  • Farmer's Market
  • Girl Scouts Ruge East
  • Girls Scouts HAB
18
19
20
21
  • Girls Scouts Meeting HAB
  • Cub scouts meeting Main pavilion
22
  • Chamber Lunch
23
  • Girl Scouts Robotic Club
24
  • Farmer's Market
  • Girls Scouts HAB
25
26
  • Diekroeger Park Main Pavilion
27
  • Ruge East Pavilion Private Event
  • Diekroeger Main pavilion private event
  • Heiliger Activity Building Private Event
28
29
30
  • Heiliger BLDG Girl Scouts