• 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.


Splat Junior Obstacle Course Mud Run
June 30, 2018

Fire in the Sky
July 4, 2018

Interested Parties Meeting for Gans Creek Recreation Area: Park Master Plan Update including Cross Country Course Construction
July 10, 2018

Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater Concert Series
July 12, 2018

Interested Parties Meeting for Clyde Wilson Memorial Park Improvements
July 12, 2018

Movies in the Park
July 13, 2018

Family Splash Bash
July 13, 2018


  • The outdoor pools are open for the summer season. Check out the pool schedules.
  • Visit Your Park Playgrounds Challenge: Now thru 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.  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.

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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