2019 Calendar & New Programs-

2019 Calendars have arrived!

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Hot off the press. We will be distributing throughout Platte County. If you are interested in a calendar please contact Jackie Halloran, Recreation & Marketing Coordinator at 816-858-3419. Or email jackie.halloran@co.platte.mo.us


March 16 - Pickleball Clinic

April 27 - Tails on the Trails

June 1 - Tour De Platte/National Trails Day

June 8 - Free Fishing Day

June 12,19,26 - Summer Day Camp Program

July 13 - Instructional Kayak & Canoe

Aug 3 - Youth Sports Fest

Aug 24 - MO River Float

Sept 13 - Ready Set Glow Walk

Oct 19 - Art in the Park

Dec 14 - Breakfast with Santa


This is the schedule set for 2019. Platte County Parks and Recreation are collaborating with partners and are adding more programs and events to this list. Please check out website as we move into 2019 for updates. www.platteparks.com


Outreach Grants Reminder

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.

Questions on Outreach Grants should be directed to Chris Oryshyn, Parks Assistant Director. 816-858-3337. Outreach Grant Applications are due January 11, 2019. Click here for more information:


Inaugural BREAKFAST WITH SANTA was a great success! ~ Dec 8, 2018.


Sponsored by Platte County Parks & Recreation, Friends of Platte County Parks & Recreation, and Culinary Arts Northland Career Center.

The FREE event was reservation only, with a full house and an extensive wait-list. The occasion was held at the Platte City Civic Center provided by Platte City Parks & Recreation. A Pancake Breakfast(plus other breakfast goodies) was provided by Northland Career Center Culinary Arts students guided by Chef Brandi Moritz. Photography by Fran Mattox. You can look up pictures on Fran Mattox facebook page. A link to the pictures were emailed out to participants.

If you have questions about this event or others call 816-858-3419 www.platteparks.com

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Dec 22- Run, Walk, Bike Club • 8AM

Line Creek Trail

Gower Trailhead

Free Fun Club ~ Come join us!

Questions Call 816-858-3419


Meet up time is at 8 AM. Platte County Parks & Rec and Platte City Parks & Rec partnered with Dr. Ann Riggs from Direct Medical Care and her RUN with DMC program. Run, Walk or Bike Club!! We started in August and featured area trails and parks over the past 4 months. This will be the last featured trail of the 5 month program.


  • December 22 - Line Creek Trail -Gower Trailhead Come join us on the trails for the end of the year WALK BIKE RUN event. This is leisure event, go any distance you like. Dress accordingly and you will warm up once you get moving. #getoutside

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Platte County Community Centers YMCA North & South

December and January Programs

3101 Running Horse Rd.
Platte City, MO 64079
January 12, 2019
Kids Night Out - 5-9PM

8875 Clark Ave
Parkville, MO 64152
December 21, 2018
Tween Night Out

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January 21, 2019
Kids Day In ~ 1-4PM

Celebrate 2019 safely at the Platte County Community Center South YMCA!!!!!

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Platte County Parks & Recreation | 415 Third Street, Platte City, MO 64079