The ARC is Columbia, Missouri's popular health club, fitness center, and place to exercise and have fun. This 73,000 sq. ft. facility has an indoor leisure pool, gymnasium, strength training equipment and weights, cardio equipment, indoor track, group exercise classes, and much more! The ARC is located in Clary-Shy Park, Columbia, Missouri.
This indoor sports facility is used for many activities, such as basketball, volleyball, meetings, aerobics, events, and after school programs. The Community Recreation and C.A.R.E (Career Awareness Related Experience) programs along with the CoMo Bike Co-op are located at the Armory. When programs aren't in session the gym and other rooms are available for public rental.
This facility located at 4227 Philips Farm Road at A.Perry Philips Park, Columbia Sports Fieldhouse is Columbia's new, premier indoor sports facility. This multi-use indoor sports complex features four hardwood courts designed for basketball, pickleball, volleyball and archery. Multi-purpose rooms, a control desk, concession area, ample spectator seating and restrooms provide the necessary space for managing leagues and tournaments. Future phases may include an additional 4-8 courts, depending of funding. The Fieldhouse is situated on the eastern side of the park, with easy access and visibility from Highway 63.
The former main MDC office (Missouri Department of Conservation) has been moved to this building with additional space. Included are four full-time staff, preschool programs, life enrichment classes, 50+ programs, tours, and programming. Hillcrest Community Center is located at Waters-Moss Memorial Wildlife Area and within close proximity to the 'Moss Building' which hosts various recreational programs and classes.
Address: 2900 East Nifong Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201
Maplewood Barn can be located in Nifong Park and may be rented during the theater off-season for meetings, birthday parties, special occasions, weddings, receptions, and more. The inside of the barn has one large room and can accommodate groups of 80 or less. Tables and chairs available for use. The facility is handicap accessible. More information is available on this facility's web-page.
Built in 1877 and now known as a historical museum, the Maplewood Home and Grounds can be found at Nifong Park. Among the facility amenities are an animal barn, carriage house, pump house, and servants' quarters. If you would like to hold a special event on the Maplewood Home grounds, a Park Special Use Permit is needed. To access Boone County Historical Society's website for the history of this museum, please see this facility's main page.
MKT Trailside Building (the upstairs portion) is a reservable facility that can be made either online or at the Parks and Recreation department on 1 S 7th Street. It can be used as a wedding venue with a Park Special Use Permit. The building next to the garden provides a convenient, air-conditioned place for the bridal party to get ready for the ceremony. It may also be rented for other purposes (meeting, card party, birthday party) that involve a small group of people (up to 15). The downstairs of the building is open to the public and has men's and women's restrooms with showers. Trail users can shower and change clothes after their workout. More information is made available on this facility's webpage.
The Moss Building is a former Missouri Department of Conservation garage and mechanic shop converted into a 4,000 square foot activity center by Columbia Parks and Recreation. The building is primarily used for recreation programs and classes. However, when not in use for scheduled programs, the Moss Building is available for private parties, events, weddings, and meetings, with a maximum of 100 people. This building includes two open space rooms (Room A - 1,435 square foot and Room B - 1,067 square foot), lobby, tables and chairs, restrooms and a kitchen area.
Paquin Tower contains amenities such as an office, recreation room, and restrooms. Also available are various craft and travel activities for individuals with disabilities through the 'Adapted Community Recreation' program. More details are found on this facility's webpage.
The Parks and Recreation department general office (also called Gentry building) offers services such as park shelter reservations, registration for classes, sports, activities, event information, brochures, and general community information. Business hours are from 8am-5pm on Mondays-Fridays.
The Parks Management Center can be found next to Cosmo Park and near Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Services provided are any questions/concerns regarding park maintenance, future park planning/development, Memorial Heritage Tree & Bench Program information, park lost & found items, and brochures. The park services division is also located in this building.
This beautiful indoor pavilion constructed out of red cedar timbers at Stephens Lake Park off of East Walnut sits on a hilltop overlooking the park and lake. This attractive one-story building is available for public rental and will host up to a maximum of 150 people. The pavilion has a 2,000+-square-foot main room with a vaulted ceiling, a warming kitchen, tables and chairs, and two outdoor grills. It offers a scenic view through the large wall of windows, making it a great wedding venue or an ideal location for reunions, receptions, company meetings, and private parties. Weekend reservations are allowed up to 2 years in advance of the event; weekday reservations allowed up to one year in advance.
Rock Quarry House is located on Grindstone Parkway and can be reserved at the Parks & Rec Department (1 South 7th Street) or can be checked for online availability on the facility web-page. This ranch home in a park setting may be rented for meetings, birthday parties, special occasions, weddings, receptions, and more. Some features include three large rooms with wood floors, one with tile, a kitchen that includes a stove/oven, and an indoor restroom.
This reservable facility can be found within the bounds of Waters-Moss Memorial Wildlife Area and is managed by Hillcrest Community Center (except for taking reservations). The premises is mainly used for private parties, events, weddings, and meetings, with a maximum of 50 people. The rental area includes two rooms, foyer, two restrooms, and an outdoor patio.