CONSTRUCTION ALERT: A new parking lot is being added where the hand ball court was and a new handball court will be placed to the east of the tennis courts. After that is completed, the old parking lot will be replaced. Due to construction, Shelter reservations are closed for the remainder of the season.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Square was dedicated on April 4, 1978. The site had formerly been known as “Brush Creek Park” and had been used as a recreational site for several years with tennis courts and a baseball diamond.
The name change was first proposed by Emanuel Cleaver in 1976. Jeremiah Cameron, who was on the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners in mid to late 1970s, brought up the name change again in 1977 and the Board approved it in February 1978.
On August 28, 2021, the 15 and the Mahomies Playground officially opened>>