Join this exciting group of young professionals who support Forest Park through fun and lively networking events throughout St. Louis.


We are a group of young professionals living in St. Louis and the surrounding area. We love and support Forest Park. For us, the Park symbolizes community, an active lifestyle and a place to bring art and culture to the public. This is a group for people who want to meet other active, community-driven 20 and 30-year-olds in a fun, social environment. Some of our networking events include happy hours, behind-the-scenes tours, service projects, an annual outdoor tournament and more. All proceeds from our memberships and events benefit Forest Park Forever.

Membership has its perks! Become a Young Friend for $100 today and enjoy these benefits:

  • Free admission to all Young Friends Happy Hours
  • Invitation to the annual member appreciation event
  • Discounted registration fee for the I Love Forest Park 5K
  • Coupon Book for discounts at Forest Park Attractions
  • Forest Park Forever Newsletter
  • Member Window Cling

Join us for our annual Trivia Night!

When: Saturday, February 3, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Where: Trolley Room, Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, 5595 Grand Drive in Forest Park

Teams can have up to 10 players and you can register individually or as a table. Questions? Send us an email!

Board Members Wanted

Interested in joining the Young Friends of Forest Park Forever Board? Click here to submit your application! 

Forest Park Forever Staff Liaisons

2017 Young Friends of Forest Park Forever Board

  • SiSi Beltrán, President
  • Ali K. Hogan, Vice-President
  • Isabel Acevedo
  • Drew Biondo
  • Joseph Higgins
  • Kyle Hogan
  • Audrie Howard
  • Melissa Howe
  • Tom Lantzy
  • Mark Milford
  • Christopher Novak
  • Katie Petru
  • Bill Schute
  • Stephen Sedlak
  • Henok Tekle
  • Ryan Tkach