Enjoy the final days of summer!

Cool off this weekend at our water parks, major pools, and spraygrounds.

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Dippin' Dogs

KC Parks host two post-season swim parties for your pooch!


New Firefighters Fountain Artwork

Join city officials for a dedication of the new memorial panels on September 11.

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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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Love the #topography or #pennvalleypark. I wonder if those rock outcroppings were caused by the #newmadridfault at some point?? @kcmoparks
  • Painting the night with bright car lights  Love seeing all the night photography my cousin @reesevphoto is doing down in ATX, so thought I'd give it a quick shot after finishing up an evening real estate shoot last night.
  • {Throwback Thursday} George Washington Memorial in #KCParks Washington Square Park circa 1925. #tbt
  • Here's one of our favorite photos from last Sunday's Jazz in the Roses in #KCParks Loose Park. Photo courtesy of the KC Rose Society. #cutekid
  • September 1-3, J.C. Nichols Fountain is dyed gold in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Supporters will be  joined by many families who have children battling cancer or those families whose brave child has earned their angel wings. #CityofFountains #KCParks
  • Firefighters Fountain and Memorial Panel  DedicationFriday, September 11 at 3 p.m.Firefighters Fountain and Memorial in Penn Valley Park, Pennsylvania Ave. & W. 31st StJoin local officials for the dedication of a new art project commemorating fallen Kansas City Fire Department firefighters. #CityofFountains #KCParks
  • Sweet wedding and brunch in Roanoke Park today #KCParks
  • Bounce house!! #kcmo #kansascity #kcemployeepicnic #mackid #myhelper
  • Great to have Brookside Soccer season back in swing! The park is in great shape, too.