• Support the Columbia Parks and Recreation Fund through CoMoGives.com this year - November 27 through December 31, 2018. Get this original art poster by local artist David Spear as a premium for a donation of $20 or more.
  • Research shows that children who engage in active outside play are less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than their sedentary counterparts.
  • $453,555 is the value of volunteer labor contributed to Columbia Parks and Recreation last year, saving taxpayer dollars.


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  • Now through Dec. 31 – Consider giving to the Columbia Parks and Recreation Fund  through CoMoGives.com campaign to help support and sustain our quality park system and youth/adult/family programs for the future.
  • This year’s lights tour was held on Dec 7, with both tours selling out. Click this link to download the route for the Holiday Lights and Sights Tour 2018.

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.


Parks and Recreation LogoDisclaimer: Every effort is made to ensure that information provided is timely and correct, however, users should keep in mind that this information is provided only as a public convenience. In any case where legal reliance on information is required, the official records of the City of Columbia, Missouri, should be consulted.