A Message From KC Parks Director

A Message From KC Parks Director

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An update from #KCParks Director Rynard. Effective 3/24/20, #KCMO playgrounds and courts are closed; parks and trails remain open with proper social distancing. #WhereKCPlaysSafe #COVID19 Watch Video>>

Dear KC Parks Patrons, 

The health and wellness of our patrons and staff is always a top priority at Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation. To follow the recent CDC’s (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) guidelines and in accordance with its recommendation that large events and mass gatherings organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 10 people or more throughout the United States for the next 8 weeks, KC Parks is implementing the following:

  • Effective today, all KC Parks Community Centers, Museums and the like will be closed to the public through April 23, 2020. Parks will remain open 5 a.m.-Midnight.
  • Spring Break Camp will continue as scheduled this week.
  • Events of more than 10 attendees will not be permitted In our parks/facilities until after May 15, 2020.

Membership, program, room rental and activity fees will be refunded.  Please contact KCParksRefunds@kcmo.org for details.

KC Parks takes our responsibility to patrons and employees very seriously. As such, we are actively monitoring the situation and will implement additional changes as needed to ensure a high level of safety for all. For more information, please visit kcmo.gov.

We are proud of the preventative measures we are taking to protect against the spread of the virus. Thank you for your continued support and cooperation. Please take care of yourself and each other.


Terry Rynard, Director
Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation