"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

The Aquatic Center opens for the season on
Saturday, May 23!
Click here for more information


The intersection at 143rd & Mission Road
will be closed to all traffic starting May 26

Click here for detour information to Ironwoods Park


The late Spring / Summer Program Guide
is available online!

Click here to view the guide.


Space is still available on the
Leawood Lightning Swim & Dive Team

Click here for more information on Swim Team
Click here for more information on Dive Team


Aquatic Center Season Passes are
now available for the 2015 season!
Click here for more information


3rd Annual Duck Derby
Saturday, June 20 at Gezer Park

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


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

Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan

Gezer Park

Links of Interest



Parks & Recreation Newsletter

"Chipmunk Chatter" from Leawoody

Click here for the May 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




City of Leawood