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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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  • Today is National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, 2015. #KCParks Washington Square Park is home to the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial.
  • It's the last week of National Parks and Recreation Month and our final week of the ‪#‎KCPicsAndRec15 photo contest! Post a photo from ANY Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation location with the hashtag and you'll be entered to win the last prize package. We can't wait to see all of your great photos! #KCParks #Julynprm30
  • Took this photo of The Rose Garden @ Loose Park right after sunrise. In the background is the Country Club Plaza, and further back is #KansasCity
  • Here's the Week 3 winning entry of our ‪#‎KCPicsAndRec15 contest! The photo of Meyer Circle Sea Horse Fountain was posted to twitter by Jeromey Bell. Congratulations!
  • Pop up yoga this morning at the #KCParks Kansas City Museum. #yoga
  • #KCPicsAndRec15 Week Two Winner Ruben Gusman!  There is still time to enter Week Three of our #KCPicsAndRec15 contest. Remember, all you have to do is post a photo to Twitter, Instagram or share on our wall with the hashtag and you’re entered to win a fun prize package! Here are the 5 #KCParks locations for this week (pictures can be from previous visits):- Penguin Park- Kansas City Zoo- Japanese Tea Room and Garden- Meyer Circle Sea Horse Fountain- Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage CenterWe can’t wait to see all of your great photos!
  • Final dress rehearsal, from the director and lighting designer's table. 7/23/15. @kcstarlight
  • #KC being big kids #playground