2019 Calendar & New Programs-Plus new announcement for end of 2018!!

Programs & Events

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Just wanted to remind everyone we will be bringing back all of our successful programs from 2018 and adding some more exciting events to 2019!! ....If you have ideas or would like to see something offered we have not done before, please contact Jackie Halloran, Recreation & Marketing Coordinator at 816-858-3419. Or email jackie.halloran@co.platte.mo.us

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SURPRISE: Save the Date!! December 8


Dec 8, 2018, at 9 AM Sponsored by Platte County Parks & Recreation & Northland Career Center

Check website for more details!! For questions call 816-858-3419 www.platteparks.com

Outreach Grants

Did you know the Platte County Commission developed the Outreach Grant Program to promote development of local parks and recreation facilities and programs to enhance the quality of life for all residents.

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The program strengthens partnerships between the County, local governments and non-profit organizations to meet our common goals.

Approximately $250,000 is available each year for disbursement through this program. Applicants must be a local government, school district or other public subdivision of the state of Missouri.

Applications will be open on October 15, 2018 and be due on January 11, 2019. Click here for more information:



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October EVENTS:

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Oct 20- Art in the Park

Platte Ridge Park • 11AM - 2PM

Oct 20- Run, Walk, Bike Club • 8AM

Missouri Riverfront Trails

Hwy 9 Trailhead

6555 NW Riverpark Dr., Riverside, MO 64150

Oct 26- Trunk N Treat

5:30-7:30 • North & South YMCA's

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All events will start at 8 AM. Platte County Parks & Rec and Platte City Parks & Rec are partnering with Dr. Ann Riggs from Direct Medical Care and her RUN with DMC program. Run, Walk or Bike Club!! We are taking 5 months to feature an event at one of the area Platte County Parks. Starting August thru December Here is the full schedule:

  • Aug 18- Weston Bluffs Trail- Meet at Weston City Hall, 300 Main Street, Weston MO 64098 "Guest runner speaker" was Matt Carletti of Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

  • September 22 -Prairie Creek Greenway-South Trailhead

"Guest Runner Speaker" will be Mayor Frank Offutt


  • October 20 - MO Riverfront Trails -9 Hwy Trailhead, 6555 NW Riverpark Dr., Riverside, MO 64150 "Guest Runner Speaker" will be Larry Olpin, an avid birder

  • November 17 - Line Creek Trail

  • December 15 - Southern Platte Pass


Platte County Community Centers YMCA North & South

8875 Clark Ave
Parkville, MO 64152

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Toy Throwback: North & South Y
Dress up in your favorite Toy Story Characters
Kids Night Out- October 13, 2018

$20 for Y members
$30 for Community participants

Sibling discounts and financial assistance are available.

Next Kids Night Out: Sat, Nov 10

3101 Running Horse Rd.
Platte City, MO 64079

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Come Trick or Treat in our family-friendly environment! Don't forget your costumes!!

YMCA North Theme 2018: Superheroes

North & South YMCA
5:30pm to 7:30pm
October 26, 2018

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Platte County High School Presents

"The Drowsy Chaperone"-A Musical within a Comedy, November 8, 9, 10

For tickets please call Mrs. Glidewell
816-858-2822 x 1308

Tickets are available at the door