• Did you know studies show people who regularly use parks get more exercie than people who don't?
  • Visit your park playgrounds challenge kicks off May 19.
  • 51% - Growth bicycle commuting ha seen from 2000 to 2016 nationwide.
  • CoMo Rummage Sale will be June 2


CoMo Rummage Sale
June 2, 2018

National Trails Day: Find the Golden Hiking Boot
June 2, 2018

Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater Concert Series
June 7, 2018

Bike Safety Rodeo
June 7, 2018

Movies in the Park
June 8, 2018

Shred Fest Skateboarding
June 16, 2018


  • Pools open soon! Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center will open on May 26. Lake of the Woods Pool, Douglass Family Aquatic Center and Little Mates Cove opens on June 1. 
  • Visit Your Park Playgrounds Challenge: May 19 (Kids to Parks Day) to September 3 (Labor Day)
  • We are transitioning our website to a new platform.  Google Search will take a period of time before it finds the new web pages, and some web pages may not be built yet.  If you experience a problem or need some information that you can’t find on our website, you can email us at parksandrec@como.gov. We thank you for your patience during this transition.
  • Now taking applications for Parks and Recreation spring and summer jobs. (Subset Department to “Parks & Recreation.”)

Gentry BuildingColumbia Parks & Recreation
1 South 7th St.
Columbia, Missouri 65201
(573) 874-7460

Program and Facility Cancellation Hotline: (573) 874-7663

For more information, see Contact Us.

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