Parks & Recreation

Jaycee 2 This department is responsible for a variety of recreational programs, events and activities, such as:

  • Book & Art Club
  • Concerts in the Park
  • Challenger Soccer
  • Stories on the Trail
  • Movies in the Park
  • Swim Lessons
  • & More!


The Parks & Recreation Department maintains the City's playgrounds and facilities located in the major park areas. The Department operates and maintains the City-owned Elmwood Cemetery.


The park system is comprised of 13 parks totaling over 450 acres that provide recreational activities including swimming, fishing, tennis, Pickleball, trails for walking, running or biking, pitching horseshoes, disc golf and more.

Questions & Suggestions

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 573-581-2100 or email us.