Hannibal Parks & Recreation Recent News

Ramp Park hours increased


The Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park has increased hours for Spring. The Ramp Park, which is part of the Hannibal Parks & Recreation parks system, is open 4-6 p.m. weekdays and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. weekends, weather permitting. The park is for roller…

Bear Creek Sports Park Registration Day April 1


No fooling about it, there will be an in-person registration event at Bear Creek Sports Park on April 1. Registration Day will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be a time for not only registering for summer softball and baseball leagues but…

Clemens Training Facility open in April


Hannibal Parks & Recreation is keeping the Clemens Training Facility open for a few weeks in April, due to popular demand. The facility will be open for walk-ins 5-8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday April 1-12. Individuals can use the facility for $6 per hour…

Caution sought at Riverview Park for maintenance work


Hannibal Parks & Recreation employees have been hard at work at Riverview Park recently and are asking for caution around maintenance equipment. Josh Epperson, maintenance supervisor for Hannibal Parks & Recreation, said the main work was to eradicate the bush honeysuckle in the park,…

Night Hike planned March 31


The bats that hibernate all winter are starting to wake up at Sodalis Nature Preserve. There will be a night hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31. Representatives from the Mississippi Hills Master Naturalists will lead the hike, which will…

Bradford pear tree buyback program begins March 15


Hannibalians with Bradford pear trees on their property have the option to cut down their trees and receive a free, non-invasive tree at a “buy-back” event on April 18. Starting March 15, participants may register by visiting www.moinvasives.org/2023/02/15/pear-buy-back-2023/ They will also need to submit…

Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League awards


Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League program had an outstanding season this year, as shown in the awards banquet recently at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Travis Moore, program coordinator, said about 35 youngsters finished the program, He said there are two…

Vendor meeting March 9 for Central Park Farmers Market


There will be a Vendors Meeting for anyone interested in participating in the Central Park Farmers Market 6:30 p.m. March 9 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Steve Huse, market manager, said plans for the upcoming season will be discussed. Central Park Farmers Market Opening…

Winners named in pickleball league


The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Winter Pickleball League ended Tuesday with a single-elimination tournament in the competitive division. Jay Johnson and Jacob Hammock were the winners; with Justin and Jack Parker winning second place. Andrew and Alicia Kestner won the intermediate division with the…

Ramp Park opens March 4


The opening day for the Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park is March 4. The Ramp Park, which is part of the Hannibal Parks & Recreation parks system, will be open 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. weekends in March, weather permitting. Paula Epker, manager of…

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