Parks and Recreation

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Mission Statement
It is the purpose of the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department to establish, preserve, and manage public parks, greenways, and recreation facilities and to offer a variety of leisure opportunities to benefit and enrich the quality of life for the people of the community.

















April-June 2015 Activity Guide for Desktop

April-June 2015 Activity Guide for Mobile

Announcements and Weather Updates

The opening day celebration for the Gardner Aquatic Center originally set for Saturday, May 23
has been postponed due to the forecast of rain and cool temperatures. 
The opening day celebration will now take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 at 1:00 p.m.

Please Note: On Saturday, May 23 the pool may still open.  Please check for
updates on the Update/Weather Line at 913-543-5305.

The City's policy is that the air temp must be 70 degrees to open the pool. 

Click Here to view the Gardner Aquatic Center Pool Guide 2015!

View below the May Inside Pitch Newsletter!

Gardner Parks and Recreation is now on Facebook
"Like" us to receive special event, activity and park updates and information.
A new event calendar is now available and view the new
digital activity guide for Jan-Mar 2015 above!

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Programs and Activities

Whether you're looking for an athletic program, an instructional class, or just having fun with friends and family at one of our special events, the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities to entertain, educate, and exercise the minds and bodies of all ages.
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Parks and Facilities

Parks and Facilities

Visit Gardner's spectacular parks and enjoy picnic shelters, state-of-the-art playground design and equipment, restroom facilities, walking trails, creeks and lakes, basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball/softball fields, soccer fields, and open space to enjoy nature.
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Gardner Aquatic Center

The Gardner Aquatic Center has professional, Red Cross Certified Lifeguards and friendly and knowledgeable support staff. Our clean and safe facility has concessions, rentals for pool parties and many special amentities. There is plenty to do for all ages!
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Celebration Park ball fields

Planning and Projects

As Gardner continues to grow, the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department continues to take steps to sustain the quality of life we all enjoy. View our Parks Master Plan and past, present and future developments.
Contact Us:  
Parks and Recreation Main Office-City Hall 913-856-0936
Gardner Aquatic Center 913-856-0962
Celebration Park Baseball/Softball 913-856-0910
Celebration Park Soccer/Football 913-856-0911
Weather Hotline Number 913-543-5305
Customer Service

Office Hours at Gardner City Hall:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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