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Join KC Parks on December 12 for a cross country run in Swope Park.


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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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Santa is coming! Enjoy your Thanksgiving and then get ready for #KCParks Santa's Wonderlands on December 4 at Gillham Park and December 5 at Penguin Park.
  • Shout out to our co-sponsors of @btg_kc! Such a great organization and cause. #bridgingthegap #kansascity
  • You can now get charged at #KCParks Loose Park. #green #kcpl
  • Unveiling of Native Sons and Daughters Ethnic Enrichment Commission Marker in Swope Park.#NSDKC #KCParks
  • "And the leaves lost their limelight glimmer and fell, quivering like the final flames of summer." #OptOutside: Park Life. With my ladies. But it's so beautiful!
  • #PuggleInThePark meets #Santa at #KCParks Waggin Trail Dog Park @puggleinthepark
  • Dog treats! Santa is at Waggin Trails dog park until 2:30 today! #KCParks #santa
  • Kansas City's third largest park (75 acres) is named for Jacob Loose. In 1902 he and his brother founded the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company, which produced Sunshine Biscuits and other products. Today the popular park is known for its lake, fountains, open spaces, walking trails, picnic areas and rose garden.
  • Great turnout for the KCMPRDA Appreciation Banquet! @kcmoparks