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

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

Indoor Horseshoes
Mondays, starting September 12, 2016 - 6:30PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Cost is $20 per player (2 players per team)
Registrations are due by September 6th
Register only at the HPR Office in City Hall (320 Broadway)
Registration Form

Storybook Trail
September 13-26, 2016
Central Park
Enjoy reading, exercising, and family time all in one!
This program is FREE!
Featuring "Ten in the Den"
Sponsored by HPR, Scholastic, and Park Place Signs 

Sodalis Nature Preserve Art Contest
One winner in each division will accompany U.S. Fish & Wildlife Endangered Species Biologists into the caves in Spring of 2017!
Winners announced 5 p.m. Friday, October 21, 2016 at official dedication of Sodalis Nature Preserve
Entries must be submitted by October 14th to Hannibal Parks & Recreation office (320 Broadway)
Art Contest Guidlines and Registration Form

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