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 other great offerings throughout the parks system, these must-do’s are the perfect starting point in your JC Parks adventure.


Anytime Activities


⬜ Climb the Community Park Tower

⬜ Sing on the Amphitheater Stage at Ellis-Porter Riverside Park

Mountain Bike at Binder Park

⬜ Beat the Heat – Ice Skate at Washington Park Ice Arena

⬜ Make a Splash at Ellis-Porter Riverside Pool or Memorial Park Family Aquatic Center

⬜ Cool Off at the Community Park Splash Pad

⬜ Catch City Views at McClung Park

⬜ Go Fishing at McKay Park

⬜ Get Active on the Greenway Trail

⬜ Take a Hike at Binder Park

⬜ Get the Insider Experience at Lewis and Clark Trailhead Plaza

⬜ Meet Your Match at the Tennis Courts

⬜ Pick a Partner and Play Pickleball


Free Events


⬜ Catch a Community Bike Ride | Multiple Dates

⬜ Cast Your Line at the Kids Fishing Derby | June 12, 2021

⬜ Enjoy Live Music at Porchfest JCMO | June 13, 2021

⬜ Meet for a Movie at Stars Under the Stars | July 9, 2021 & August 6, 2021

⬜ Catch the Capital City Classics Summer Recital | July 16, 2021

⬜ See JC at Night on the Tour de Jeff City Moonlight Bike Ride | July 25, 2021


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