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) 

Storybook Trail
April 21, 2014-May 5, 2014
Central Park
Enjoy reading, exercising, and family time all in one!  As you move along the trail, you can stop at each page to find out what happens next!
This program is FREE and FUN!

Catch Cupid if you can!
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10AM (Registration begins at 9AM)
Riverview Park
5K Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Kids in Motion program
Register by 4/11/14 to be guaranteed a long sleeved t-shirt!
Youth (0-12) $15, Adults (13 & up) $25, and Couples $40
Registration Form
Catch Cupid Training Schedule

Bear Creek Cleanup
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9AM-12PM
Meet at the entrance to Bear Creek Trail (on South Main, just south of the railroad tracks)
Gloves, supplies, and bottled water will be provided
To register, contact Mary Lynne Richards at or at 573-221-0154

Community Garden Event
Community Garden Planting Day - Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9AM
Get a hands-on lesson in organic gardening and help in planting!
Both are at the Common Ground Community Garden site
Contact Jessie Dryden at or 573-822-3728 for more info!

Summer Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Leagues
Tuesdays: May 20, 2014
Thursdays: May 22, 2014
Games start at 6PM and the leagues run through mid-August
$150 per team (10 players per team - must be co-ed)
Registrations due by May 5, 2014
Registration Form

2014 Movies in the Park
9PM in Huckleberry Park (by the Ramp Park)
Friday, May 30, 2014 - "Planes"
Friday, June 20, 2014 - "Wreck It Ralph"
Bring a blanket to sit on!
Free to the public!

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