Parks and Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department provides quality parks, open space, trails, recreation facilities and programs for the benefit and quality of life enhancement of community residents, visitors and future generations. Working with community groups for special events and city enhancement.


City Hall, 103 S. Sterling Avenue
Sandra Smith, Parks & Recreation Program Director
Phone #816-252-4400 ext 1137



For more information, availability, or to reserve the gymnasium or other park facilities, contact Sandra Smith, Parks & Recreation Program Director 816-252-4400 ext 1137 or email

There are two shelters at Harrison Park, one at Roper Stadium, and one at LaBenite Park. To reserve the shelters, visit the Forms section and download an application. you can either fax it to us or drop it in the mail. we will not be able to guarantee your reservation until all paper work has been approved and payment received.