Programs & Events

HPR offers more than 50 structured programs and passive 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

Indoor Archery
Wednesdays - October 1, 2014-March 4, 2015 - 6:30-9PM 
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Participants must bring their own bow and arrows
This is not an instructional course - it is a place for participants to practice
Call 573-221-0154 for more information

Pumpkins in the Park
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 3-5PM
Nipper Park (on the riverfront)
Categories: Scariest, Most Original, and Funniest
Age Groups: Children (12 & Under) and Adults (13 & Up)
All pumpkins must be pre-decorated and at Nipper park between 2-3PM
Prizes donated by SC Contact Centers
Call 573-221-0154 for more information!

Shooter's Education
Thursdays - November 6, 2014 through February 26, 2015 - 6:30-9PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
This is a FREE Firearm Safety Awareness Program for youth ages 8-16
Sign-ups for the program will take place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 6-7PM or on the first evening of the program
Participants are required to bring their own safety glasses
Call Mark and Tammie McKinney at 573-221-8204 or the Parks & Rec Office at 573-221-0154 for more information

Learn to play Pickleball!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7-8:30PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and ping pong
This is FREE and fun for all ages and levels
All equipment is provided
Call the Parks & Rec Office at 573-221-0154 for more information 

Snowball Toss
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 12-2PM
Y Men's Pavilion
Join us for this FREE activity as part of "Small Business Saturday" in downtown Hannibal!

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