Parks & Recreation

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The Joplin Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the City's recreational programs and maintains 22 City-owned parks and greenways. Other facilities include Memorial Hall, 3 aquatic centers, 4 cemeteries, Joe Becker Stadium, the Joplin Athletic Complex, and Schifferdecker Golf Course.

The Department is responsible of over 933 acres of park land, including walking, hiking and biking trails.

Click HERE to view our current program catalog and to register online. 


The Department compiles an Annual Report summarizing its programs and projects for each fiscal year. View the Parks and Recreation Department Annual Report by clicking on the link below.
2017 Annual Report