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Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces Two Additional Free Concerts this Summer!

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is pleased to announce two additional events coming to the Legacy Park Amphitheater (LPA). These two performances are free for the public to enjoy. On Friday, September 6 the 18th & Vine Jazz District Renaissance and Redevelopment Corporation presents “18th & Vine on the Road” with legendary Kansas City jazz artist Bobby Watson and The American Jazz Orchestra taking the stage at 7 p.m. On...

Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation was Awarded a TRIM Grant

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Beautification Commission, was awarded a TRIM Grant through the Missouri Department of Conservation on September 7, 2018 and the work needed to receive the grant was completed in April of 2019. The grant allowed for the completion of a tree inventory of 2000 trees in maintained areas within the parks.   "We are really pleased to have received this grant," Brooke Chestnut,...

Lee’s Summit’s Kids Fishing Derby Makes a Splash this June 1

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is excited to be hosting the 22nd Annual Kids Fishing Derby Saturday, June 1 at Legacy Park Lake. Join LSPR and its sponsors, Rob Ellerman Team and the Optimist Club of Lee’s Summit, as children ages 2-16 reel in fish and compete for prizes. Participants will be fishing from the shore or the fishing dock. Please bring your own rods and reels, and a lawn chair if needed. A fishing license is not required for...

Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces its Stellar Summer Season!

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is pleased to announce its Stellar Summer Season at the Legacy Park Amphitheater (LPA). The lineup will include artists who have played in local, national, and international venues; free children’s events, concerts, and more from May through October. The season kickoff will begin with the annual “Celebration of the Arts” Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. This community-wide, free event is a chance to...

Summit Ice Inaugural Season is Wrapping Up

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Summit Ice will close on March 24, marking the end of its inaugural season. Throughout the season, over 13,300 patrons visited and skated at Summit Ice and participated in its offered activities and classes.  “Summit Ice had a very successful inaugural season,” Joe Snook, LSPR Administrator, said. “It was complete with the Stanley Cup experience at the end of February. After closing, staff will immediately begin work on transforming the ice...
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