"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 & Notices
Upcoming Events

The playground at Leawood City Park will close for removal on Monday, October 31 in order to prepare for the installation of the new


Pending the weather, an opening date will be determined at a later date. Project updates will be posted on our website and social media pages.



Click here for more information


Our Online Registration program has been updated for the computer and mobile devices!
Click here to see the new and improved web page



Breakfast with Santa

Click here to register


We now offer 3 ways to check the status of the Leawoof Dog Park!

Click here for more Leawoof information

Holiday Lighting

Monday, November 21, 6:00pm

Leawood City Hall

Drinking fountains in the parks and along the trails have been turned on for the summer months. Be sure to refill your water bottle often when in the parks or on the trails!


Gezer Park

Tips for homeowners to manage the Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan


The Bicycle - Pedestrian Master Plan
is available to view online

Click here to view the plan


Links of Interest


Parks & Recreation Newsletter

"Chipmunk Chatter" from Leawoody

Click here for the September 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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