How do I register for a program or activity?

Online: You can register online for most programs and activities. The Parks and Recreation program registration system is a simple, secure, and convenient program which allows you to locate recreational activities and register anytime or anywhere with internet access (cell or computer).

Walk-In: Our administrative office is located at the Joplin Athletic Complex at 3301 W. 1st Street. 

  • Office Hours:
    • 1st Monday in October until last week in February
      • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • 1st Monday in March until last week in September
      • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

 Phone: 417-625-4750. Phone-in registration will be accepted with your MasterCard and Visa debit/credit cards. 

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1. How many parks does Joplin have?
2. What are the park hours for city parks?
3. How do I reserve a picnic shelter?
4. When are restrooms and water fountains closed and open for the season?
5. Where can I find out about youth sports leagues?
6. How do I find rainout Information about softball and baseball leagues?
7. What do I do if I lose or find an item in a park or athletic field?
8. Are dogs allowed in the ballparks and soccer fields?
9. How do I learn about recreation activities?
10. How do I register for a program or activity?
11. How do I learn about local swimming pools?
12. Where do I purchase a pool membership?
13. Are their regulations for local swimming pools and spas?
14. How do I register for the dog park?
15. Where can I learn more about the City golf course?
16. Are golf lessons offered?
17. Do the golf course hours vary in the winter months?
18. Where can I learn about local bicycle laws?
19. What are city regulations in regards to fireworks?
20. Is there information on nature and trails in the area?
21. Where can I get a fishing license?
22. How can I find information about local forestry services?
23. How do I find out more about park buildings and grounds maintenance?
24. Can I use a metal detector in a park?
25. What does the City do with old playground equipment?