Hannibal Parks & Recreation Recent News

Horseshoe league and tournament winners announced


The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Indoor Horseshoe League ended its 46th year with a tournament recently. The league began in September and took place in the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center on Sunday afternoons. The overall league winners also won the double-elimination tournament: • 1st…

Recreation Center to be closed for events


The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed to recreational activities from Oct. 24 to Nov. 1 due to setup for the DARE Halloween Party. The Hannibal Police Department sponsors the Halloween Party, which is 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. On Nov. 2 the…

Disc golf tournament set Nov. 4


If you’re looking for a fun, relaxing and healthy way to spend a Saturday in Hannibal, there’s a disc golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Don Crane Memorial Huck Finn Open disc golf tournament starts at 9 a.m. at the Don Crane Disc…

Parks employee earns certifications


Emily Hultgren, aquatics director and recreation supervisor for Hannibal Parks & Recreation, recently earned certifications as Aquatic Facility Operator and American Red Cross Lifeguard Instruction. • As Aquatic Facility Operation, Hultgren had to pass tests to prove comprehension of all basic design, mechanical, and…

Pumpkin contest available now


Hannibal Parks & Recreation is seeking photos for a Pumpkin Contest. The Give ‘Em Pumpkin to Talk About pumpkin-decorating contest allows Carved and Decorated Pumpkins. Photos should be sent to the Hannibal Parks & Recreation Facebook Page by 5 p.m. Oct. 20. The pumpkins…

Last day of Farmers Market coming up


Saturday, Oct. 28 is the last day of the Central Park Farmers Market for the 2023 season. Market hours are 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Steve Huse, market manager, said the vendors have been pleased with the turnout of customers this year. Central Park…

Registration Night for Shooter’s Education set


Registration Night for the Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League is 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Youngsters and parents are encouraged to attend. Travis Moore, program coordinator, said the program has two main goals: • Teach area…

October Tree of the Month named


The Tree of the Month for October is a magnolia tree on Pleasant Street. The Hannibal Tree Board choose the tree at 2515 Pleasant St. in the front yard of the home owned by Keith Maiden. The Tree Board established a Tree of the…

Drop-In Pickleball Returns to Admiral Coontz Recreation Center


Hannibal Parks & Recreation is offering Drop-In Pickleball on some Tuesday evenings starting Tuesday, Oct. 3. Drop-In Pickleball will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, Nov. 14, 21 and Dec. 5 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Each participant must pay $5 per…

ShredFest Results 2023


Hannibal’s Ramp Park was full of spins, twists and flips Saturday as extreme athletes showed off their skills at ShredFest. ShredFest is an event which includes talented skateboard, bike, and scooter riders. Free entry was allowed into the Ramp Park and helmets were given…

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