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!


   basketball2     Raytown Youth Basketball League 2023                                                       

Raytown Youth Basketball League was established for the purpose of providing a healthy, recreational program for boys and girls interested in basketball.  The League seeks to teach fundamental basketball skills and techniques; provide fun, enjoyment and game competition with responsible adult leadership, build minds and bodies through good clean sportsmanlike play, teach the importance of team work; and encourage all participants to complete what they start.

Practices start the week of November 1st.  Games will be on Saturdays starting December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27 and February 3 and 10.  Make-up snow date will be February 24.

Cost:  $62.00* per player Kindergarten - 3rd Grade (Coed teams)
           $72.00* per player 4th Grade - 6th Grade (4th-5th Boys, 4th-6th Girls, 6th Boys)
           Additional $10.00 for Non Raytown School District students
 *includes Award and Game Shirt

Scholarships:  The Raytown Educational Foundation provides partial registration fee scholarships to eligible Raytown Youth Basketball League participants.  To be eligible for a scholarship; your child would need to qualify for or is currently receiving Free or Reduced School Lunches.  You will need to fill out the Scholarship form (see below), attach a copy of the letter from the School Lunch program for the 2023-24 school year and also fill out the Basketball Registration Form (see below) and bring all to the Raytown Parks office, 5912 Lane Ave in Colman Park.  The scholarship is 50% off the registration price.

Registration and Payment:  Registration Deadline September 29, 2023 at 5 pm.  

In Person:  Bring Registration form and Scholarship form (if eligible) to the Raytown Parks office, 5912 Lane Ave.  We accept cash, check and debit/credit cards.  All debit/credit card payments are subject to a maintenance fee (in person or online).

Print Registration form here.

Print Scholarship form here.


Mission Statement

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.

Non-Discrimination Statement

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.

ADA Compliance

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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Contact Information

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