KC Parks is an Accredited Agency

Kansas City Parks and Recreation has been accredited by CAPRA since 1999.


Shelter Reservations Have Begun

Secure a picnic shelter for your private gathering~either online or in person.


Fountain Day

Join us on April 14 for the official start of the 2015 fountain season in the City of Fountains!

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Let’s make 2015 an active year.
Kansas City Parks and Recreation offers activities and facilities for everyone. With 10 community centers and over 200 parks we have locations convenient anywhere in the KC metro area. We hope in 2015 you choose to get out, get active and have fun at KC Parks!

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KC Parks 2015 Spring & Summer FUN Guide Available Online

Make plans to do something new and exciting this season and to rediscover Kansas City Parks and Recreation. Download a copy of #KCParks 2015 Spring & Summer FUN Guide and you will find activities, programs, events and facilities that can help you do just that.

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A big #ThankYou to #HealthCareUSA for sponsoring our inaugural #KCParks Teddy Bear Picnic on July 10! #NationalTeddyBearPicnicDay #teddybearpicnic
  • While filming for the next vlog on @X37Adventures we stopped by the Northland Fountain. This was the first time I have ever seen it off! Obviously, repairs are being made. I think the colors on the repairs are beautiful.
  • Bubble soccer at ‪#‎KCParks‬ Roanoke Park with the KC Crew. Via @roanokeparkkc #bubblesoccer
  • A sea of daffodils at the entry to #KCParks Swope Park! #springhassprung #daffodils #yellow #spring
  • Woo! Hoo! Thank you for helping #KCParks reach 1,000 #Instagram followers!!
  • 2015 Elliott's Scouts Muster at Shoal Creek Living History Museum. Photo by Ruben Gusman. #KCParks
  • I rode my own bike yesterday and I didn't like it anymore. Never test ride an amazing bike because you'll want it.
  • #scarrittpoint #gooseneckhill #kesslerpark #cliffdrive #kcparks #urbandirty #restoration
  • A forest in miniature. Moss at the Coleman Highlands Spring. #roanokeparkkc #colemanhighlands #nature #spring