Hannibal Parks & Recreation Recent News

Volunteers Needed


Volunteers are needed to help fill sandbags at the Street Department maintenance facility, 701 Warren Barrett Drive, starting at 8 a.m. Friday, May 3. Filling bags will continue at the Street Department until probably around noon then may possibly move to the levee for…

Sandbagging Volunteers Needed


Volunteers are needed to help fill sandbags at the Street Department maintenance facility, 701 Warren Barrett Drive, starting at 8 a.m. Thursday, May 2. Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves and water and must sign in to participate. The National Weather Service is predicting…

Mermaid and Shark School


The Hannibal Aquatic Center is adding Shark School to its Mermaid School this summer. The deadline to sign up for Session 1 is June 3 or until spaces are filled. Session 1 is June 24-28, from 10 to 10:45 a.m.  Session 2 will be…

Senior Dance and Festival location change


The Senior Dances usually held at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays will be at Greater Days Restaurant, 111 N. Main St., until water has left the Rec Center and it is cleaned up. Also, Greater Days will be the…

Recreation Center Closure


The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed April 30 to prepare for high water. The National Weather Service is predicting water will surround the building by Wednesday. The Rec Center will be closed until further notice.

Spring Cleanup April 27th


The Stream Team Spring Cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Y Men’s Pavilion but volunteers can pick up trash all over Hannibal. The 1819 Stream Team is providing gloves and trash bags. Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Hannibal Area…

Central Park Time Capsule Opening


The time capsule in Central Park will be unveiled at 10 a.m. May 4. The time capsule opening coincides with the Opening Day of Central Park Farmer’s Market. The Market opens at 7:30 a.m. Tony Bowman, who designed the official emblem for the Sesquicentennial,…

April 26th Night Hike Location Change


The April 26 Night Hike will be in Riverview Park. The location has changed due water at the Ely Street entrance of Sodalis Nature Preserve. Participants in the Night Hike will learn about the history of Riverview Park along with its wildlife, trees and…

April 23, 2019 newsletter


Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center is open again! 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday Senior Dances Noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center Celebrate Arbor Day Join…

Becky’s Butterfly Garden


The Mississippi Hills chapter of Master Naturalists will be working at Becky’s Garden, Cardiff Hill Overlook, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27. The group will be working with a local Girl Scout troop. The garden was founded in 2004 by a Girl Scout…

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