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McKay Lake at McKay Park
Top 10 Ways to Make Your JC Parks Moment

What are JC Parks Moments? They can be exciting or peaceful. They can happen in a crowd or when you’re on your own. Any moment that makes you smile, lets you breathe, or helps you see the world a new way – That’s a JC Pa …

Fathers Day
Pool Activities You Don’t Want to Miss

With summer coming to a close, there’s only a little more time to fit in some fun pool activities! Make your way to one of the JC Parks pools to enjoy public session, programs, or an event.   Pick Your Pool For some …

Day Camp Kayaker
Fishing and Boating in JC Parks

From casting your line to launching your craft, JC Parks offers places, programs, and events perfect for anyone who operates on lake time. Discover several opportunities for fishing and boating in Jefferson City, today! …

Rolling Hills - Southridge Park Playground
30 Days of Play in JC Parks

We all know the rule of thumb: Children need 60 minutes of physical activity each day for healthy development. And playing is the most fun way to make it happen! But sometimes it can be tough to come up with new and enga …

Neverland Pool Party
Top Places for Imaginative Play in JC Parks

“Pretend” can be one of the most fun ways for your child to play. And JC Parks has plenty of places for kids to immerse themselves in imaginative play! Whether they’re playing a pirate, an all-star athlete, or something …

Little Girls High 5 at Tee Ball
5 Ways to Make New Friends in JC Parks

When you discover JC Parks, there are so many opportunities to discover new friends, too! No matter your age, interests, or abilities, we have places and programs for you to find your groove and meet people in the proces …

greenway trail
Discover JC Parks Bucket List

When you set out to discover JC Parks, it can be tricky to know where to start. Introducing the Discover JC Parks Bucket List! This list is full of fun activities and events for the whole family. While there are so many …

Get Your Discount Amusement Park Tickets at JC Parks!

JC Parks has discount tickets available for several Missouri amusement parks: Big Surf Six Flags Silver Dollar City White Water Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun Lego Land Sea Life Click here for ticket prices and more details …

Riverside Amp Set for Concert Debut

The 2020-2021 renovation of the 65-year-old amphitheater at Ellis-Porter Riverside Park is JC Parks’ latest park improvement. Its inaugural season will have a full schedule of events, beginning in May 2021. The venue wil …

McClung Indoor Pavilion Renovations

More Than a Facelift The indoor pavilion was remodeled in fall 2020 and included the following improvements: Replaced all exterior windows and in-fill (drywall/siding) between rock columns with storefront window panes, a …