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Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Response - Updated May 14, 2021.

Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is following the guidelines and guidance set by the Health Order released by the Jackson County Health Department. As of Friday, May 14, 2021, masks are not required indoors or outdoors and all social distancing capacity restrictions are lifted per Jackson County guidance. However, those who have not been vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear a mask in all public settings. LSPR will continue to monitor local health orders and adjust as needed.

Per the Jackson County Health Department, LSPR is operating under the Health Order, effective May 14, 2021. Click Here to see the Health Order. Click Here to see the Jackson County Health Order Press Release


When using our amenities and facilities, please remember to follow the guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control including practicing good hygiene, and if you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or other respiratory illnesses, please refrain from visiting or participating in our programs or facilities. 

Community Centers

Community Centers will be reopening Tuesday, May 26, 2020, for members only, with modifications to accommodate social distancing and facility capacity requirements. At this time, no single visit passes to the community centers will be offered.

 

 

Available Amenities: 

  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Limited Group Exercise Classes – space is limited, you must pre-register! See the FAQ’s below for information on how to register

 

Amenities Not Available: 

  • Childcare
  • Pool and Spa 
  • Gymnasium and related activities (pickleball, racquetball, basketball, volleyball, etc.)
  • Personal Training
  • Massage
  • Water fountains
  • Locker-rooms
  • Walking Track (Longview Community Center only)

 

 

Playgrounds

Currently closed.

 

Outdoor Courts

Pickleball, tennis, and outdoor volleyball courts will be reopened on Friday, May 29. Basketball courts remain closed.

 

Camp Summit

Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation is continuing to review and await further health department guidelines to evaluate if Camp Summit will be offered, and, if so, when it will begin. As soon as a determination is made about the opening and date, this page will be updated as well as the www.campsummit.net webpage.

 

Summit Waves

Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation is continuing to review and await further health department guidelines to evaluate if and when Summit Waves will open. As soon as a determination is made about the opening and date, this page will be updated as well as the SummitWaves.net webpage.

 

Dog Parks

The Dog Parks, Happy Tails and Dogwood, are now open to the public as of Friday, May 22! Patrons should observe the social distancing and personal hygiene guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control when using these amenities. Signage containing these guidelines is posted throughout our open parks. As a reminder, patrons showing symptoms of COVID-19 should not use these amenities.

 

Park Restrooms

Currently closed.

 

Park Shelters

Currently closed.

 

Indoor Pools

Currently closed.

 

Facility Rentals

Currently closed.

 

Athletic Fields

Currently closed.

 

Skate Park

The Skate Park at Lea McKeighan is now open to the public as of Friday, May 22! Patrons should observe the social distancing and personal hygiene guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control when using these amenities. Signage containing these guidelines is posted throughout our open parks. As a reminder, patrons showing symptoms of COVID-19 should not use these amenities.

Community Centers

Beginning June 1, Longview and Lovell Community Centers are partially reopened with a limit of 50% capacity per area, subject to social distancing capabilities, and are available to members only.

Beginning Wednesday, June 24, single visits for the community centers will be available to Lee's Summit residents. Modifications have been made to the facilities to accommodate social distancing and facility capacity requirements.

 

Available Amenities: 

  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Limited Group Exercise Classes – space is limited, you must pre-register! See the FAQ’s below for information on how to register
  • Childcare during select group fitness classes beginning June 8. Must reserve space by calling the facility.
  • Pool and Spa with limited capacity. See the facility webpage for schedule and details.
  • Gymnasium and related activities (pickleball, racquetball, basketball, volleyball, etc.)
  • Personal Training by appointment only
  • Massage by appointment only
  • Locker-rooms
  • Water fountains

Beginning June 8, Gamber Community Center will be partially reopened with a limit of 50% capacity per area are subject to social distancing capabilities

Beginning Wednesday, June 24, single visits for the community centers will be available to Lee's Summit residents. Modifications have been made to the facilities to accommodate social distancing and facility capacity requirements.

Beginning Saturday, August 29, single visits for the community centers will be available to non-residents.

Available Amenities: 

  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Limited Group Exercise Classes – space is limited, you must pre-register! See the FAQ’s below for information on how to register
  • Billiards area
  • Great Hall walking area
  • Water Fountains

Amenities Not Available: 

  • Coffee & Tea Services
  • Personal use equipment ( i.e. yoga mats - please bring your own)
  • Gatherings which utilize shared items ( i.e. playing cards, dominoes, bingo)

Playgrounds

Playgrounds are open effective Wednesday, July 1.

 

Outdoor Sports Courts

Basketball, pickleball, tennis, and outdoor volleyball courts open effective Friday, May 29.

 

Summit Ice

Summit Ice, Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation's 8,000 square foot outdoor ice skating facility, is requiring all patrons to wear masks at the facility. This includes on the ice per the Jackson County Health Order on Friday, November 20, 2020.

 

Camp Summit

Camp Summit will be open to those residents who have already registered. Participants will be receiving additional information via e-mail. Additional information will be available on the Camp Summit website.

 

Summit Waves

Summit Waves Aquatics Facility, complete with its brand new, 8,000 square foot wave pool, officially opened for operations on Saturday, June 27, 2020. To comply with requirements in Jackson County’s Recovery Plan, capacity is limited and social distancing protocols are in place. Summit Waves hours of operation are noon to 7PM daily.

At this time, season passes are still available and a limited number of single visit passes are now available for Lee’s Summit residents. Non-resident passes are not currently available. Resident single-visit passes can be purchased one of three ways, online, by calling 816-969-1500, or in-person at Summit Waves.

Residents who have purchased season passes in previous years may renew their 2020 season pass online.

Due to the shortened season, the price for season passes has been reduced to $50 each.

Single-visit are available for $8. A limited number of passes will be available each day and sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Private and semi-private swim lessons are available. Schedules and additional information will be posted on the Summit Waves website in the near future.

Amenities Not Available: 

  • After-hours rentals
  • Birthday parties
  • Special events
 

Dog Parks

The Dog Parks, Happy Tails and Dogwood, are now open to the public as of Friday, May 22! Patrons should observe the social distancing and personal hygiene guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control when using these amenities. Signage containing these guidelines is posted throughout our open parks. As a reminder, patrons showing symptoms of COVID-19 should not use these amenities.

 

Park Restrooms

Park Restrooms are open effective Wednesday, July 1.

 

Park Shelters

Open with a limit of 50 people per shelter area. Social distancing and personal hygiene guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control should be observed.

 

Indoor Pools

Starting June 1, Pools and Spas at Longview and Lovell Community Centers will open with limited capacity. See the facility webpage for schedule and details.

 

Facility Rentals

Consult the specific facility for options.

 

Athletic Fields

Ballfields, sports complexes and multi-purpose fields will be open for use. Participants and visitors are required to comply with social distancing guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control. Restrooms and water fountains at fields are open effective Wednesday, July 1.

 

Skate Park

The Skate Park at Lea McKeighan is now open to the public as of Friday, May 22! Patrons should observe the social distancing and personal hygiene guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control when using these amenities. Signage containing these guidelines is posted throughout our open parks. As a reminder, patrons showing symptoms of COVID-19 should not use these amenities.

 

Splashpads

Splashpads are open effective Wednesday, July 1.

Community Centers

Beginning April 30, 2021, Gamber, Longview, and Lovell Community Centers are at full capacity and are available to everyone. Patrons are still asked to wear masks inside our facilities.

Single visits for the community centers are available to everyone. Modifications have been made to the facilities to accommodate social distancing.

Available Amenities at Longview and Lovell Community Centers: 

  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Limited Group Exercise Classes – space is limited, you must pre-register! See the FAQ’s below for information on how to register
  • Childcare during select group fitness classes. Must reserve space by calling the facility.
  • Pool and Spa with limited capacity. See the facility webpage for schedule and details.
  • Gymnasium and related activities (pickleball, racquetball, basketball, volleyball, etc.)
  • Personal Training by appointment only
  • Massage by appointment only
  • Locker-rooms
  • Water fountains

Available Amenities at Gamber Community Center: 

  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Personal use equipment ( i.e. yoga mats - please bring your own)
  • Limited Group Exercise Classes – space is limited, you must pre-register! See the FAQ’s below for information on how to register
  • Billiards area
  • Great Hall walking area
  • Water Fountains

Amenities Not Available at Gamber Community Center: 

  • Coffee & Tea Services
  • Gatherings which utilize shared items ( i.e. playing cards, dominoes, bingo)

 

Playgrounds

Playgrounds are open to the public.

 

Outdoor Sports Courts

Basketball, pickleball, tennis, and outdoor volleyball courts open to the public.

 

Summit Ice

Summit Ice, Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation's 8,000 square foot outdoor ice skating facility, is requiring all patrons to wear masks at the facility. This includes on the ice per the Jackson County Health Order on Friday, November 20, 2020.

 

Camp Summit

Camp Summit will be open to those who have registered. Participants will be receiving additional information via e-mail. Additional information will be available on the Camp Summit website.

 

Summit Waves

Summit Waves hours of operation are noon to 7PM daily on weekdays and 11AM to 7PM weekends.

At this time, season passes are still available and single visit passes will be available at the start of the season. Single-visit passes can be purchased one of three ways, online, by calling 816-969-1500, or in-person at Summit Waves.

Residents and Non-Residents who have purchased season passes in previous years may renew their 2021 season pass online.

Amenities Not Available: 

  • Birthday parties

 

Dog Parks

The Dog Parks, Happy Tails and Dogwood, are open to the public.

 

Park Restrooms

Park Restrooms are open.

 

Park Shelters

Open with a limit of people per shelter area. Please visit our shelters webpage for capacity sizes. Masking and social distancing are no longer required outdoors, although masking is recommended with medium to large gatherings.

 

Indoor Pools

Pools and Spas at Longview and Lovell Community Centers are open. See the facility webpage for schedule and details.

 

Facility Rentals

Consult the specific facility for options.

 

Athletic Fields

Ballfields, sports complexes and multi-purpose fields are open for use. Restrooms and water fountains at fields are open. Masking and social distancing are no longer required outdoors, although masking is recommended with medium to large gatherings.

 

Skate Park

The Skate Park at Lea McKeighan is open. Masking and social distancing are no longer required outdoors, although masking is recommended with medium to large gatherings.

 

Splashpads

Splashpads are open and will run from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.

Community Centers

Beginning May 14, 2021, Gamber, Longview, and Lovell Community Centers are at full capacity and are available to everyone. Patrons no longer have to wear masks, however, those who have not been vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear a mask in all public settings.

Single visits for the community centers are available to everyone.

Available Amenities at Longview and Lovell Community Centers: 

  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Limited Group Exercise Classes – space is limited, you must pre-register! See the FAQ’s below for information on how to register
  • Childcare during select group fitness classes. Must reserve space by calling the facility.
  • Pool and Spa with limited capacity. See the facility webpage for schedule and details.
  • Gymnasium and related activities (pickleball, racquetball, basketball, volleyball, etc.)
  • Personal Training by appointment only
  • Massage by appointment only
  • Locker-rooms
  • Water fountains

Available Amenities at Gamber Community Center: 

  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Personal use equipment ( i.e. yoga mats - please bring your own)
  • Limited Group Exercise Classes – space is limited, you must pre-register! See the FAQ’s below for information on how to register
  • Billiards area
  • Great Hall walking area
  • Water Fountains

Amenities Not Available at Gamber Community Center: 

  • Coffee & Tea Services
  • Gatherings which utilize shared items ( i.e. playing cards, dominoes, bingo)

 

Playgrounds

Playgrounds are open to the public.

 

Outdoor Sports Courts

Basketball, pickleball, tennis, and outdoor volleyball courts open to the public.

 

Summit Ice

Summit Ice, Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation's 8,000 square foot outdoor ice skating facility, is requiring all patrons to wear masks at the facility. This includes on the ice per the Jackson County Health Order on Friday, November 20, 2020.

 

Camp Summit

Camp Summit will be open to those who have registered. Participants will be receiving additional information via e-mail. Additional information will be available on the Camp Summit website.

 

Summit Waves

Summit Waves hours of operation are noon to 7PM daily on weekdays and 11AM to 7PM weekends.

At this time, season passes are still available and single visit passes will be available at the start of the season. Single-visit passes can be purchased one of three ways, online, by calling 816-969-1500, or in-person at Summit Waves.

Residents and Non-Residents who have purchased season passes in previous years may renew their 2021 season pass online.

 

Dog Parks

The Dog Parks, Happy Tails and Dogwood, are open to the public.

 

Park Restrooms

Park Restrooms are open.

 

Park Shelters

Park shelters are open. Please visit our shelters webpage for capacity sizes.

 

Indoor Pools

Pools and Spas at Longview and Lovell Community Centers are open. See the facility webpage for schedule and details.

 

Facility Rentals

Consult the specific facility for options.

 

Athletic Fields

Ballfields, sports complexes and multi-purpose fields are open for use. Restrooms and water fountains at fields are open.

 

Skate Park

The Skate Park at Lea McKeighan is open.

 

Splashpads

Splashpads are open and will run from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.

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