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

2016 Sunday Fundays
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Throughout the summer there will be special Sundays were certain individuals get free admission the Aquatic Center!  Click on the link above to see the dates.

Babies and Books
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 10AM-12PM
Central Park
Free stories and activities for children ages 0-2 years!
Co-sponored by the Hannibal Free Public Library

Movies in the Park
Friday, June 10, 2016 - Activities start at 8PM (movie starts at 8:30PM)
Huckleberry Park - by the Ramp Park
Showing Hotel Transylvania 2
Join us at 8PM when Kristen Alvey-Mudd, director of the Missouri Bat Census, will give a presentation of bats she discovered in Sodalis Nature Preserve - she will have live baby bats on hand to show!
Bring a blanket to sit on!  

Big Dirt Dig
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 9:30-11:30AM
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center parking lot
HPR staff members will provide a huge pile of dirt for youngsters to play in and the HPR back  hoe will be parked nearby
Youngsters can bring small shovels, buckets, toy trucks or loaders to play with in the dirt
The event is sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Parents as Teachers 

2016 Swim Lessons
Hannibal Aquatic Center
Session 1: June 13th – 16th & 20th – 23rd (6:10PM to 6:50PM) – Registration deadline is June 10th
Session 2: July 11th – 14th & 18th – 21st (11:00AM to 11:40AM) – Registration deadline is July 8th
Session 3: July 11th – 14th & 18th – 21st (6:10PM to 6:50PM) – Registration deadline is July 8th
Cost is $40 per student - Only 24 slots available per session
Register only at the Hannibal Parks & Rec Office (inside City Hall - 320 Broadway)
The minimum age accepted is 4 years old
Refunds will only be given if requested at least 14 days prior to the first lesson
Sign up at www.rainedout.com to recieve notfications of lesson cancellations

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