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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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Calling all photographers! The Independent is searching for the perfect Kansas City photo to be featured on the cover of our 2016 Charitable Events Calendar. Subscribers should send their high resolution photos to Jenny Owens Hughes at by June 30th. There is no limit to the number of photos that a person can submit, and the photos should highlight Kansas City locations or landmarks.
  • 4.20.15 | In Bloom!!!
  • New trail section under construction at #KCParks Minor Park to connect the tennis courts to Alex George Lake. Photo by Deb Ridgway. #trails
  • Lovers at the Liberty, making memories at the Memorial.
  • 4.25.15 | Gillham Road
  • JC Nichols Fountain in Kansas City. #instakc #instakc #missouri #midwestisbest
  • Kids' Run at @trolleyrun this morning at @countryclubplaza - such a blast! #kidsrun #trolleyrun #millcreekpark #kcplaza #mackid#flipagram made with @flipagram. See full video at
  • Japanese Ikebana open house today- love it! #japanesegarden #loosepark #kansascity #ikebana
  • "Into each life some rain must fall." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Even on the weekend)