"If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second." - Edward Bellamy

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Welcome to the Leawood Parks & Recreation Department

We are a dedicated team of professionals, committed to beautifying the Cityscape and providing progressive leisure opportunities.  Please come experience the many recreational facilities, events, and classes the City of Leawood Parks & Recreation Department has to offer.

From our top notch facilities to our beautiful parks and greenways, from all of our special events to our wonderful sports programs, we hope that you find Leawood's Parks & Recreation an opportunity worth pursuing.

Please check out our program guide for many classes and activities. If you'd like to register for classes, lessons, etc. please see our on-line recreation registration.


Soccer Camp Participants

News and Notes

Trail Closure

The Indian Creek Trail will be closed from City Park to State Line Road starting Wednesday, July 9 for bridge repair and dog park construction.
Anticipated re-opening of the trail is set for July 31.


Dog Park Update!


The trail at 123rd & Mission Road is now open!


The Fall Program Guide is coming soon!
Click here to see the spring / summer online version


Fall Soccer Registration Deadline
July 23
Click here to download a registration form


"Hello, Dolly"
July 24-26 - 8:00pm
Ironwoods Amphitheater
Click here for more information


Labor Day 5K Run & Walk
Monday, September 1 - 7:30am
Leawood City Park
Click here for more information


Doggie Dunk
Tuesday, September 2 - 5:00-7:00pm

Leawood Aquatic Center
Click here for more information


Free Self-Defense Class
Hosted by the Leawood Police Department
Thursday, September 18
Click here for more information


Leawood Parks & Recreation is on Facebook!
Click here to view our page and be sure to "Like" us!

Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan

Bench in the Park

Links of Interest



Parks & Recreation Newsletter

"Chipmunk Chatter" from Leawoody

Click here for the July edition!

This monthly newsletter is filled with highlights of upcoming programs and events as well as interesting and important things that may be happening within the Parks, Recreation or Cultural Programs.

Sign-Up here to receive your copy of
"Chipmunk Chatter" each month via e-mail



Inclement Weather Information


Unsure if your activity is cancelled due to inclement weather?  Call our inclement weather line (913) 982-2433 thirty minutes prior to the start of your activity. Sign up for the Leawood Link to receive text messages delivered to your phone regarding class cancellations, field closures, rain-outs, registration dates and more!


Registration & Cancellation Policies

Click here to view our Registration & Cancellation Policies

Contact Us...


Registration & Information  (913) 339-6700 Ext. 154
Prairie Oak Nature Center  (913) 681-0902
Leawood Aquatic Center (913) 327-3977
Ironhorse Golf Course (913) 685-4653
Inclement Weather Line (913) 982-2433


Parks & Recreation Committees


Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Ironhorse Advisory Board




City of Leawood