Hannibal Parks & Recreation Recent News

Rec Center to reopen to public July 15

07/12/2024

The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will reopen partially to the public at 7:30 a.m. July 15. The facility has been closed and evacuated since July 3 out of an abundance of caution. Floodwaters haven’t risen to the level that would affect the facility. Hannibal…

Senior Adult Dances moving to Legion

07/12/2024

Senior Adult Dances will be moved to the American Legion Post 55 at 3819 Highway MM for the time being. The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center has been the site of the dances for almost 50 years, but floodwaters near building have caused Hannibal Parks…

Nguyen earns Spotlight Award

07/12/2024

Natalie Nguyen, who started working at the Ronny Ferrel Hannibal Aquatic Center this year, has earned the Summer Spotlight Employee of the Week Award. Hannibal Parks & Recreation is paying tribute to employees at the Aquatic Center this summer with a special award each…

Rain Day

07/09/2024

Rain has canceled several events in Hannibal today. Pickleball camp at Huckleberry Park has been canceled, with a makeup day being planned for Thursday. The Ronny Ferrel Hannibal Aquatic Center will be closed today and swim lessons canceled.

Pickleball camp going on at Huckleberry Park

07/08/2024

If you’re relishing a brand new game for you and your kids, perhaps you find yourself in a pickle for something to do. Pickleball is a game that is growing in leaps and bounds and is an activity perfect for new players, young and…

Noland earns Spotlight Employee Award

07/03/2024

Aly Noland, who has been a lifeguard at the Ronny Ferrel Hannibal Aquatic Center for five years, has earned the Summer Spotlight Employee of the Week Award. Hannibal Parks & Recreation is paying tribute to employees at the Aquatic Center this summer with a…

Rec Center closed on July 4

07/01/2024

The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed Thursday, July 4, to celebrate Independence Day and will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Friday, July 5. Regular hours for the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center are 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday but the center…

Mara Robb earns Spotlight Award

06/27/2024

Mara Robb, a first-year lifeguard at the Ronny Ferrel Hannibal Aquatic Center, has earned the Summer Spotlight Employee of the Week Award. Hannibal Parks & Recreation is paying tribute to employees at the Aquatic Center this summer with a special award each week. Robb…

First pickleball tournament brings big crowd

06/27/2024

The first Century 21 Pickleball Tournament was a success, with every division sold out and players coming to Hannibal from around the Tri-State area. Angela Broughton Peters, one of the organizers, said. “We were thrilled with how well this first year went! Everyone had…

Cardboard Boat Races 2024

06/22/2024

There were some spectacular sinkings, so the lifeguards at the Ronny Ferrel Hannibal Aquatic Center had a hard time choosing a Titanic Award winner. But everyone had fun at the eighth annual Cardboard Boat Races Saturday. Henry Stroot won the Fastest Boat award for…

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