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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 


Storybook Trail
May 1-11, 2017
Central Park
Enjoy reading, exercising, and family time all in one!
This program is FREE and FUN!
Featuring "Giggle, Giggle, Quack"
Sponsored by Scholastic, Park Place Sign Systems, and Hannibal Parks & Rec

Festival of Country Music
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 6-9PM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
The coordinators of the festival are the same musicians who perform at the Senior Adult dances every Wednesday at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation
More information is available by calling 573-221-5682

Sodalis Interpretive Training Program
May 9; 11; 16; 18, 2017 from 
6-8 p.m.
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Learn about Sodalis Nature Preserve from Missouri Bat Census officials. Participants will learn about the history of Sodalis Nature Preserve; the bats that make Sodalis its home; and be able to identify mushrooms, wildflowers, native plants, birds and other wildlife found at Sodalis. Participants will be able to share the information during interpretive outreach programs at Sodalis.
Participants need only attend one session
Pre-registration suggested but not required to
mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov


Nature Walk in Riverview Park
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10AM
Starting at Shelter No. 2 at the first overlook in Riverview Park
Learn about the trees, plants, and wildlife in Hannibal’s biggest park!
Walk will be easy-to-moderate terrain
Guided by nature educator Gale Rublee
This is FREE, but reservations must be made by calling Hannibal Parks & Recreation at 573-221-0154 or by emailing mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov

Movies in the Park
Saturday, June 3, 2017 -  8:30PM
Huckleberry Park (by the Ramp Park)
Featuring: "The Secret Life of Pets"
FREE!
There will be a demonstration by Quincy Kennel's Club's Square Dancing Dogs & Drill Team at 8PM!
Sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Rec and Preceptor Zeta Pi 

Standup Paddleboard Yoga
Saturday, June 10, 2017 (2 sessions)
Session 1: 8-9:45AM
Session 2: 10-11:45AM
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Open to all skill levels and all equipment is provided

$25 per person
Pre-registration is encouraged - limit of 10 people per session!
Register only at Parks & Recreation (320 Broadway)

2017 Swim Lessons
Session 1: June 12 - 22, 2017 (M-Th) - 6:10-6:50PM (Registration Deadline June 9th)
Session 2: July 10 - 20, 2017 (M-Th) - 11-11:40AM (Registration Deadline July 7th)
Session 3: July 10 - 20, 2017 (M-Th) - 6:10-6:50PM (Registration Deadline July 7th)
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Cost is $40 per child (minimum age is 4 years old)
Limited to 24 slots per session!
Register only at Hannibal Parks & Recreation (320 Broadway)


Cardboard Boat Races
Saturday, June 24, 2017
8AM Boat Check-in - 9AM First Launch
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Ages 8-18
$10 per boat
Must be registered by June 19th
Prizes for: Fastest Boat, Titanic Award, & Best Decorated
Rules

Standup Paddleboard Yoga
Saturday, July 15, 2017 (2 sessions)
Session 1: 8-9:45AM
Session 2: 10-11:45AM
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Open to all skill levels and all equipment is provided

$25 per person
Pre-registration is encouraged - limit of 10 people per session!
Register only at Parks & Recreation (320 Broadway)

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