Programs & Events

HPR offers many programs and recreational opportunities. We strive to offer activities for all ages, all levels of ability and a variety of interests. We proactively look to promote healthy, active lifestyles. Senior, adult, youth and family activities are available. Whatever you are into, HPR has something for you. Call 573-221-0154 for details. Or, submit a request for information HERE.

If you have children ages 6-11, click the following link for information from the University of Missouri Extension Office to learn how to include a variety of physical activities into their daily lives! Get Up! Get Active!

Check out our Upcoming Events below to see what HPR has waiting for you!  The list will change frequently, so make sure to visit this site frequently see what's new.  Don't forget to check out the photo gallery. Enjoy!

Check out these upcoming Hannibal Parks & Recreation events!
(Click on the title for the event flyer) 

Toddler Tuesdays
Every Tuesday from 9-11AM (may be canceled due to special events)
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
For children up to 5 years old
Young children will be able to use the gym without colliding with basketball players
Imagination Playground building blocks will be brought into the gymnasium
There are also coloring books, puzzles, balls and games
This is not a babysitting service - each adult is allowed to bring no more than four children and must sign in with the attendant

2016 Sunday Fundays
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Throughout the summer there will be special Sundays were certain individuals get free admission the Aquatic Center!  Click on the link above to see the dates.

Babies and Books
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10AM-12PM
Huckleberry Park
Stories and activities for children ages 0-2

2016 Swim Lessons - ALL SESSIONS ARE FULL
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Session 2: July 11th – 14th & 18th – 21st (11:00AM to 11:40AM) - SESSION IS FULL
Session 3: July 11th – 14th & 18th – 21st (6:10PM to 6:50PM) - SESSION IS FULL
Cost is $40 per student - Only 24 slots available per session
Register only at the Hannibal Parks & Rec Office (inside City Hall - 320 Broadway)
The minimum age accepted is 4 years old
Refunds will only be given if requested at least 14 days prior to the first lesson
Sign up at www.rainedout.com to recieve notfications of lesson cancellations

Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga
Saturday, July 16, 2016 - Session 1: 8-9:45AM & Session 2: 10-11:45AM
Hannibal Aquatic Center
$25 per person
Open to all skill levels and all equipment provided
Limit of 10 people per session
Register in the Parks Office at City Hall (320 Broadway)

Cardboard Boat Races
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 8AM Boat Check-In & 9AM Launch
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Ages 8-18
Prizes for: Fastest Boat, Titanic Award, and Best Decorated
$10 per boat
Must be registered by July 18, 2016
Register only at the HPR Office (City Hall)

Movies in the Park
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 8PM
Huckleberry Park (by the Ramp Park)
Showing "Inside Out"
Before the movie, Gracie Barra will give a demonstration on anti-bullying techniques!
Sponsored by Tom Boland Ford

Scavenger Hunts
The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department has developed Scavenger Hunts to encourage visitors to the HPR sites
These free activities allow participants to learn more about Hannibal Parks and to earn a free treat from a local business in the process!
Here are the scavenger hunts available so far (check back for future additions):
Nipper Park Scavenger Hunt
Lighthouse Trail Scavenger Hunt
Huckleberry Park Scavenger Hunt
Central Park Scavenger Hunt