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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 

Job Fair
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5-7PM
City Council Chambers in City Hall (320 Broadway)
Applications will be available and staff will be on hand to answer questions about seasonal employment with: Parks & Recreation Department, Department of Public Works, Street Department, and Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Pi Day
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Sodalis Nature Preserve
Celebrate Pi Day the Healthy Way! Walk, bike, or run a 3.14 mile route around Sodalis Nature Preserve on Pi Day (March 14th) and get a free bag of popcorn with admission to Hannibal Aquatic Center this summer. Start at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.
Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau has other ideas for ways to enjoy Pi Day. Go by their office at 505 N. Third St.

Spring Cleanup
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Anytime between 9AM & Noon
Ymen's Pavilion (105 Hill St)
Gloves and trash bags will be provided
Stream Team t-shirts given to the first 100 participants!
Rain date is April 29th
Co-sponsored by 1819 Stream Team, Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce, and Hannibal Parks & Recreation

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