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

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City Hall

Parks & Recreation Department


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

Due to anticipated freezing temperatures this weekend, the
Parks Staff
will begin shutting down and winterizing water
fountains in the parks and along the trails on Wednesday,
November 18 to prevent freezing and broken water lines.
Please be sure to plan accordingly.


2015 Fall & Winter Program Guide
is available online!

Click here to view the guide


Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 5
8:30-10:00am or 10:30am-12:00pm
The Lodge at Ironwoods
14701 Mission Road
Click here for more information


Holiday Camp
December 21-23, 28-31
Leawood Community Center
(lower level of City Hall)
Ages 5-11 Years
Click here for more information


Winter Break Nature Camp
December 21-23, 28-31
Prairie Oak Nature Center
Ages 5-11 Years

Click here for more information


Do you have a household account with us
but need to retrieve your password
for online registration?

Click here


Need to set up a household account?
Click here


The Bicycle - Pedestrian Master Plan
is available to view online

Click here to view the plan

Tips for homeowners to manage the Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan

Gezer Park

Links of Interest



Parks & Recreation Newsletter

"Chipmunk Chatter" from Leawoody

Click here for the November 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) 663-9154
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




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