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 want to promote healthy, active lifestyles. 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, December 6, 2017-February 21, 2018 - 6:30-9PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
Participants must bring their own bow and arrows
This program is not instructional - it is a place for participants to practice
$5 per visit or $40 for a season pass
For more information, call 573-221-0154 or e-mail ALee@hannibal-mo.gov 

Job Fair
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5-7PM
City Hall Council Chambers (320 Broadway)
Find out about seasonal positions with Hannibal Parks & Recreation and the Department of Public Works
For more information, call 573-221-0154

Spring Pickleball
Thursday evenings - March 1, 2018 through April 12, 2018 (no games April 5th)
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Leisure, Intermediate, and Competitive Leagues
Limit of 32 teams
$35 per team (doubles only) - ages 13 & up
A competitive league tournament will be held on April 19th
Registrations due by February 19, 2018
Leisure Registration
Intermediate Registration
Competitive Registration
For more information, e-mail JMcDonald@hannibal-mo.gov or call 573-221-0154

Partner Dancing
Wednesdays in March (7, 14, 21, and 28) from 7-8PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
The cost is $5 per person per class (no pre-registration needed)
The class will teach moves for open dancing as well as sequential moves to a song. The first class will be waltz, but swing, jive, cha cha and other styles will be taught.
David Jameson will teach the class, he has 18 years of dance training. He has taught dance at Karen’s Dance Academy, is choreographer for Bluff City Theater and has been a company member for a national dance convention in Las Vegas. 
More information is available by contacting 

Equinox Night Hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 6PM
Sodalis Nature Preserve (Meet in the parking lot)
Hike up to the bat caves, exploring nature signs along the way. Pause for a story at the top then return in the dark with sensory awareness activities. Hike will be on paved paths, about 2 miles.
Free but reservations must be made by calling Hannibal Parks & Recreation at 221-0154 or emailing mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov

Senior Expo
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10AM-1PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Gifts for the first 300 visitors and prizes will be awarded throughout the event!
For more information, contact Stacey Nicholas at 573-221-3892 ext. 247 or e-mail RSVP@douglassonline.org

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