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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...

Longview Community Center to Open on December 17

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The Longview Community Center will open to patrons on December 17, 2018. Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation purchased the community center from MCC-Longview this summer and has since invested approximately $1.6 million to renovate the facility. "LSPR is excited to add the Longview facility to our award-winning and accredited agency," Joe Snook, LSPR Administrator said. "Longview Community Center will be a great complement to the Legacy Park...
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