• Did you know...excercise is one of the cheapest ways to stay healthy. Parks that promote exercise are not only good medicine; they're also good for the bottom line.
  • The spring-summer Leisure Times activity guide is available.
  • 1.1 million - number of jobs that America's local parks and recreation agencies' operations and capital spending supported in 2015 alone.


Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting
April 19, 2018

Kite Flying Day at Indian Hills
April 21, 2018

Yappy Hour
April 21, 2018

Columbia Youth Intro to Track and Field
April 21, 2018

Tons of Trucks
April 25, 2018

MLB Pitch, Hit and Run
April 28, 2018

MLB Junior Home Run Derby
April 28, 2018

Introduction to Electric Bicycles
May 1, 2018

Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater Concert Series
May 3, 2018

MKT Secret Access Trail Ride
May 8, 2018


  • 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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