• 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


  • 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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