Raytown’s Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing the citizens of Raytown with a variety of recreational facilities and programs at a reasonable cost. Residents of Raytown can now explore the range of benefits the city has to offer through our new web site. Please visit each section of our site and find out what we have to offer you!
Shelter houses, tennis courts, skatepark, all playgrounds and basketball courts are now open.
Health officials continue to stress the importance of practicing social distancing and good hygiene, as well staying home if you are sick. We are following Jackson County Health Departments recommendations on sanitation in our parks.
Residents should stay informed and ensure they are receiving information from reliable sources. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Jackson County Health Department offer up-to-date information on their websites and social media. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has activated a 24/7 phone hotline for the public or providers to receive information or guidance related to COVID-19. The hotline can be reached at 877.435.8411.
Raytown's Festival of the Trails - September 11, 2021
Join us on Sep 11 for Raytown's Festival of the Trails! in celebration of Missouri's Bicentennial and to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail. Events may be planned through 2021 but the main event will be Sep 11. Info will be updated as needed.
Raytown's Festival of the Trails will take place at various locations throughout the day along or near the Santa Fe Trail in and around Raytown.
Cave Springs: 8701 East Gregory Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64133 8am-6pm
Rice-Tremonti Home: 8801 E 66th St, Raytown, MO 64133 10am-5pm
Raytown's Historical Museum: 9705 E 63rd St, Raytown, MO 64133 10am-4pm
Raytown Chamber of Commerce: 5909 Raytown Trafficway, Raytown, MO 64133 10am-4pm
Raytown Green Space: 10009 E 62nd St, Raytown, MO 64133 6pm-8pm
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/festivalofthetrails
The Raytown Parks & Recreation Department was established under its own Board of Directors for the following purposes:
1. To serve the residents of Raytown and the general public by providing:
a. A pleasant, safe, and well-maintained parks, recreational facilities, and equipment at a reasonable cost to the participant.
b. A variety of recreational programs that are designed, scheduled and staffed to maximize accessibility.
2. To provide a working environment for its staff that promotes safety, open communication, and fair treatment.
3. To provide the City of Raytown and it's taxpayers a department that effectively and efficiently uses its funding and resources to generate a sense of pride in the community.
Raytown Parks and Recreation Department, an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, genetic information, or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to all groups.
The City of Raytown acknowledges its responsibility to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Thus, in order to assist individuals with disabilities who require special services (i.e. sign interpretative services, alternative audio/visual devices, and amanuenses) for participation in or access to the City of Raytown sponsored public programs, services and/or meetings, the City requests that individuals make requests for these services forty-eight (48) hours ahead of the scheduled program, service and or meeting. To make arrangements, contact Raytown Parks and Recreation at 816-358-4100.
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