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Parks & Recreation

The vision of the Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department is to be the place and time where memorable and fulfilling moments happen in the lives of the citizens we serve.

The mission of the Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department is to improve the lives of all Kirksville citizens, maintain high quality parks and facilities, offer exceptional programming, and enrich the identity of this community through special events.

Parks and Recreation Master Plan

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan is to be a modern planning document to serve as a guide to address capital improvement projects, funding strategies, maintenance standards, and a framework for evaluating future park expansion, programs, uses and recreational needs in the community for the next 15 years.  

View the Master Plan

View the Master Plan Appendix

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Kirksville Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

Residential Street Tree Program

Pool Rentals

Red Cross Swim Training

Little Sluggers Game Schedule

NERF Party at the Armory

Tribute Tree & Memorial Bench Program

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Forest Lake Boat Permit

Special Event Application

Lakes, Parks & Recreation Commission

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Contact The Parks & Recreation Department

Phone:  660.627.1485

Fax: 660.627.1419

Rodney Sadler, Parks and Recreation Director

Robin Harden, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director

Luke Callaghan, Recreation Coordinator

Bryan Yowell, Parks Foreman