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

The Born Learning Trail Unveiling
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 5:30PM
Huckleberry Park Playground
The Born Learning Trail is an interactive series of 10 outdoor games that build language and thinking skills fundamental to a child's success in school and life!
Sponsored by The United Way of the Mark Twain Area, Parents As Teachers, and Hannibal Parks & Recreation

Ace Race 2015
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 10AM
Pick up player packs from 9-10AM 
Huckleberry Park Disc Golf Course
You MUST pre-register for this event
Cost is $25 per person
Register at the HPR Office, Greenhouse Discs (1135 S 12th St, Quincy, IL) or through Don Crane (512-774-1319 or via e-mail
Registration ends August 28, 2015 

Storybook Trail
September 14-28, 2015
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!
Featuring "We're Going on a Bear Hunt"

Pickleball League
Tuesdays - September 15, 2015-October 20, 2015
Times will be determined after all registrations are received
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
$35 per team (doubles only) - Ages 13 & Up
Registration ends September 4, 2015
Registration Form
Register at the Parks & Recreation Office - 320 Broadway
For more info, call the Parks & Recreation Office - 573-221-0154

Indoor Horseshoe League
Mondays - Starting September 21, 2015 - 6:30PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
$20 per player
Registration ends September 8, 2015
Registration Form
Register at the Parks & Recreation Office - 320 Broadway
For more info, contact Aron Lee via e-mail or 573-221-0154

Freaky Friday Halloween Decorating Contest
Decorate your house for Halloween and take a photo or video of it for judging
Prizes for: Most Creative, Scariest, and Overall Display
Prizes donated by FACT (Families and Communities Together)
Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. on October 29, 2015

Indoor Archery
Wednesdays - December 2, 2015 through February 24, 2016 - 6:30-9PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
$2 per visit
Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
Participans must bring their own bow and arrows - this is not an instructional program
For more info, contact Aron Lee via e-mail or 573-221-0154

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