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North Kansas City Parks and Recreation takes the health, safety, and welfare of our patrons and staff serious. We are taking a conservative approach to reopening our park systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Additional information on what services or amenities are open or available can be found on those designated pages.  We thank you for your patience and understanding and know that we consider you family.  The Parks and Recreation Board and Staff want to ensure we do what we can to keep you safe to the best of our abilities by following guidelines from County, State and National level.

North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Board is following the Universal Precautions and Basic "must do" guidelines provided by Clay County Health Department during the Reopening Phases. These "must do" guidelines are what the Park Board is using to evaluate when Dagg Park spray ground and all playgrounds can be opened to the community, and when we can begin to serve our senior adult population at the Parks and Recreation Center.

- Our citizens should wear masks/face coverings whenever they are out in the community. They must also continue to wash hands frequently, refrain from touching their faces, and continue to practice staying 6 feet away from others. 

Update to opening Playgrounds and Spray Park, click here to read PDF

Parks and Recreation Mission Statement

Fall 2020 Enrichment


The North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has a full catalog of programs and events for all ages, to view click here. If you are interested in any programs or events we offer, give us a call at 816-300-0545, or click here for our online registration!

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Monday - Saturday

WALK IN1201 Clark Ferguson Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116

ONLINEparks_rec@nkc.org

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Browse through all of our programs and register online.

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Note from the Director


Kelli Votypka, Director

With the challenges we have faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Parks and Recreation has continued to serve the community of North Kansas City to the best of its abilities while making every attempt to keep our residents and community safe.  With the fall and winter season fast approaching, we must consider how to maintain programs and services while practicing social distancing.  We have made modifications or cancelled some of our events this season as we are considering the safety and welfare of our patrons and community. In place of our annual Halloween in the Park event, we will have Mystery Boxes for families of 4 or 6 (see ad on page 9 for details). Mayor’s Tree will consist of a virtual viewing via Facebook Live of the Mayor lighting the tree, holiday themed music, and a reading from Santa. A beautiful winter back drop will be set-up for families to come and take pictures throughout the holiday season. 

Parks and Recreation is striving to bring creative, innovative, hands on art, technology, cooking, and wood working classes to you.  Check out pages 2-4 for all our youth programs and pages 5-7 for adult programs. Safety is priority for our patrons who attend one or many of these classes. Temperature check is taken when you enter the facility, social distancing is practiced, face mask worn at all times, and proper sanitization throughout the class. 

North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Board and Staff strive to ensure you have the best parks, amenities, and services through how well we maintain the park system, staff working diligently on program offerings, and partnering with local businesses and organizations to bring you the best events possible. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please share them at parks_rec@nkc.org

Have a safe and wonderful season!

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City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

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Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

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