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Your 2024 Guide to JC Pools

MAKE A SPLASH Visit JC Pools for a day of fun in the sun! To help you #KnowBeforeYouGo, we’ve created this 2024 Guide to JC Pools with info to help you and your family make the most out of a visit to Ellis-Porter Riversi …

A Walk in the Park Newsletter | First Quarter

Welcome to A Walk in the Park! Quarter 1 – 2024 Welcome to A Walk in The Park, our JC Parks newsletter! This format is a quick glance of what JC Parks has going on. From registration dates and upcoming events to project …

Activities for Older Adults Abound at JC Parks

Active living for all is a staple of JC Parks. From our leisurely walkers to our seasoned athletes, there is a facility, program, or feature that fits all abilities and interests. The right mix of exercise and socializin …

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Low-Impact Exercise Options in JC Parks

At JC Parks, we’re focused on making Jefferson City a happier and healthier place to live. That means offering variety, so patrons of all abilities can have fun and keep moving, too. If you’re in search of low-impact exe …

Lewis and Clark Trailhead Plaza with Missouri State Capitol Building
One Day in Jefferson City: Trips Ideas for Different Tastes

Only have one day to spend in Jefferson City, MO? Here’s your guide to hitting all the musts depending on your needs and personality! Are you a local wanting to experience our town in a new way? Trying to fill free time …

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Plan the Perfect Field Trip with JC Parks

Elementary schools across the state find a field trip to the capital city both educational and rewarding. Once your tour of the Missouri State Capitol building is complete, you’ll find some wonderful parks nearby to roun …

5 Ways to Support Jefferson City’s Park System

JC Parks are your parks! As a citizen (or visitor) of Jefferson City, there are countless things you can do to support the parks, programs, and facilities designed to make our community healthier. Find a free or affordab …

JC Parks, Recreation & Forestry Master Plan Cover
JC Parks Master Plan Explained

Did you know JC Parks has a master plan? It’s 242 pages of research, designs, and other goodness aimed at continuing our mission of improving the lives of residents and making Jefferson City a happier and healthier place …

Adults backpacking in Binder Park
3 Trail Adventures to Energize Your Weekend

As the weather cools off and the leaves start to change, it’s a lovely time of year for new trail adventures. With over 40 miles of trail system in JC Parks, there are countless ways to get out and explore. It all depend …

Community Halloween Event Promotes Voter Awareness

JC Parks has partnered with Building Community Bridges and Jefferson City NAACP for Halloween Walk the Vote to bring awareness to upcoming elections. The non-partisan event will be held at Community Park, 725 Marshall St …