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NORTH KC

ENRICHMENT

OUR OFFICE IS NOW AT 2251 HOWELL, LOWER LEVEL OF NKC PUBLIC LIBRARY.

EGGSTRAVAGANZA

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BONE-ANZA

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2016

WE’VE MOVED AGAIN!

winter/spring

Bridging Lives, Enriching Families


MISSION STATEMENT The North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Board is committed to providing the residents and business community of North Kansas City with the best possible environment for family recreation and leisure time enjoyment.

Providing:

We are committed to providing a wide

variety of leisure facilities and services.

Promoting:

We are committed to promoting

organized recreational and social programs for all ages.

Encouraging:

We are committed to encouraging

public utilization of park facilities. We will cooperate with civic or recreational groups to maximize this commitment.

Maintaining:

We are committed to maintaining our

park facilities in the best possible condition.

Communicating:

We are committed to keeping

the public informed of plans and activities and to respond to users’ suggestions and criticisms.

Developing:

We are committed to a continuous

program of upgrading and expanding programs and facilities as funds permit.

The picnic facilities, walking trail, tennis courts, ball fields and playgrounds are some of the most popular facilities of their kind found in the Northland.

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

Monday, January 18 Monday, February 15

NKC Parks & Recreation

STAFF Director Kelli Votypka Recreation Manager Cheryl Martin Sports Coordinator Robert Wages Administrative Assistants Marcia Hansen Sandy Medina Park Attendants Cynthia Garcia Pam Linder Park Maintenance JC McLallen Park Board Members President Elizabeth Ryan Vice President Chuck Cash Secretary Pamela Tucker Treasurer Kyle Frakes Amy Comer Ken Karnes Roberta Larsen Michelle Schmiedeler JoAnn Wile

www.nkc.org P.O. Box 7468 North Kansas City,MO 816.300.0545 parks_rec@nkc.org


TABLE OF CONTENTS WE HAVE MOVED AGAIN, TO THE LOWER LEVEL OF THE NORTH KANSAS CITY LIBRARY AT 2251 HOWELL. WE ARE IN FULL OPERATION AS OF DECEMBER 28, 2015.

Happy 2016! North Kansas City Parks and Recreation has so much to offer the community this coming year. Dagg Park will open late spring and will feature a new Ocean Theme spray ground and Berliner play system to enjoy. There will be a designated play area for toddlers, shelter rental for birthday parties, and so much more. We can’t wait for you to join us and splash around! Please join us on Saturday, March 19th from 10:00am – 12:00pm, for our Eggstravaganza at Macken Park where you can hunt for treasurefilled eggs and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. We don’t want to exclude our furry friends. Later that day on March 19th from 1:00pm – 2:00pm, we will have our second annual Bone-Anza at Waggin’ Trail Park. You and your furry friend can get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny and hunt for treat-filled eggs.

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Have a safe and happy New Year! Textcaster NKC Parks and Recreation is now offering Textcaster as a way to communicate with our participants about sports rainout/make-up games, special events and other programs we offer. You can take advantage of this service by going to our website at www.nkc.org. Please follow this path: Departments/ Parks and Recreation/Youth or Adult Sports. For more information or any questions, please call us at 816-300-0545.

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Social Media “Like,” follow us and share with your friends and family. You will find out information about all our programs, events, sports registration and so much more.

FACEBOOK

TWITTER

INSTAGRAM

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Online Registration

You can now register online for classes and sports leagues. Go to www.nkc.org > Departments > Parks and Recreation.

SAY CHEESE! North Kansas City Parks and Recreation may take photos at activities and special events. These photos may be used periodically in the Enrichment catalog, on the city website and any other form of advertisement. Thank you

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PARKS EVENTS ADULTS SPORTS YOUTH

A Note from Kelli [Director]

from North Kansas City Parks and Recreation for participating and enjoying our programs and allowing us to take your picture.

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YOUTH programs PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME 3-5 YRS | PARKS & RECREATION STAFF

Fee: $5 We invite you to join us for fun themed planned preschool activities. You bring the kids and we will plan games, crafts, sing-alongs, and a treat. All you need to do is pre-register one week prior to playtime. Adults are required to stay and participate with their children.

Unless noted otherwise, all classes are held at 2251 Howell, Lower Level of the North Kansas City Public Library.

SESSION I: BRRR IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

Come inside where it is warm and make winter crafts, do a snowflake science experiment, play a snowball game and more. We will even get to enjoy a great winter snack. Friday, January 15 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Register by January 8

SESSION II: LITTLE CUPIDS

This Valentine’s Day party will be so much fun! We will play an alphabet memory game, paint hearts in a super fun way, use buttons for a creative craft and do a science experiment with conversation hearts. Friday, February 19 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Register by February 12

PRESCHOOL CREATION STATION 4-6 YRS | TERRI TOMAN

Fee: $12 per session Join us as we explore the world of art. We will read stories about famous artists, and make our own masterpieces to take home and enjoy. Join us on this creative adventure.

SESSION I: WINTER LANDSCAPE

In this session we will learn the definition of landscape art and about artists who create them. Bring your imagination to create your own winter landscape. Monday, January 4 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Register by December 28

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SESSION II: VALENTINE COLLAGE

February is the month of love. We will learn about artists that use art to express their feelings. We will create a Valentine collage to share with someone you love. Monday, February 1 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Register by January 25

SESSION III: JOAN MIRO

Lines, shapes and color oh my! We will learn about the artist Joan Miro, see his work and create our own work of art using lines, shapes and color. Monday, March 7 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Register by February 29

I AM AN ARTIST

7-10 YRS | TERRI TOMAN

Fee: $12 per session Come nurture your creative minds and experience the world of art as we explore basic art principles and learn about famous artists. Participants will leave each class with their own completed masterpiece.

SESSION III: SOMETHING LUCKY

Are you a lucky little leprechaun? Come test your luck at our St. Patrick’s Day Party. We will play games, make crafts and maybe even find a pot of gold. Friday, March 18 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Register by March 11

SESSION IV: MOTHER EARTH

We will celebrate Earth Day with some fun activities. We will sing songs, read a book about recycling, make some cool crafts out of recycled materials and make a snack. Friday, April 15 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Register by April 8

SESSION I: WINTER LANDSCAPE

In this session we will learn the definition of landscape art and about artists who create them. Bring your imagination to create your own winter landscape. Monday, January 4 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by December 28

SESSION II: VALENTINE COLLAGE

February is the month of love. We will learn about artists that use art to express their feelings. We will create a Valentine collage to share with someone you love. Monday, February 1 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by January 25

SESSION III: JOAN MIRO

Lines, shapes and color oh my! We will learn about the artist Joan Miro, see his work and create our own work of art using lines, shapes and color. Monday, March 7 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by February 29


YOUTH programs BEGINNING MUSIC INSTRUMENT LESSONS

WINTER TREE SILHOUETTE 5-13 YRS | TERI SHUBERT

Winter is a time of year that we love the beauty of snow and ice on the trees. Winter is easy to enjoy when you’re inside nice and warm. Join us to make a beautiful winter silhouette using paints and tape. Monday, January 11 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Register by January 4 Fee: $15

BALD EAGLE PENCIL DRAWING

10 YRS+ | TERI SHUBERT

The Bald Eagle is the most iconic creature ever and we love seeing them soar. Have you ever wanted to learn to draw one? Terri will teach you step by step how to draw an eagle so you can go home with a drawing that you will be proud of. Monday, January 20 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by January 13 Fee: $20

COOKING MATTERS 7-12 YRS | MU EXTENSION

Cooking Matters is a six session course that combines hands-on cooking experience with nutrition education. Students will learn and practice basic cooking skills, and safety in the kitchen. Students will eat what they create in class each week. Please let staff know if your child has any food allergies. Wednesdays, January 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 2 and 9 (No class February 17) 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Register by January 20 Fee: Free

8-16 YRS | MIKE BERRY

HEART BASKETS

5-13 YRS | TERI SHUBERT

This month is all about love and hearts. We will create a pretty little basket that you will weave on your own to store your treasures in. Monday, February 8 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Register by February 1 Fee: $20

TETRAHEDRAL KITE 5-13 YRS | TERI SHUBERT

Kite season is fast approaching so we are going to make a really cool tetrahedral kite that you will be able to fly this spring. Wednesday, March 9 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by March 2 Fee: $20

SPRING CHICKENS

5-13 YRS | TERI SHUBERT

Just in time for Easter, these cute bobble head chickens will surely make you smile. Come and make these whimsical little birds and you will go home with a great decoration. Wednesday, March 16 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Register by March 9 Fee: $15

If you are interested in learning how to play guitar, piano, trumpet or any other instrument or you just want to refine your skills, then we have the perfect class for you. Classes begin monthly and students need to provide their own instruments except for piano. Contact the Parks and Recreation office at 816-300-0545 for questions or to sign up. Classes are private lessons and are scheduled on an individual basis on Monday and Wednesdays. Session I: Mondays, January 4, 11, 18, 28 Session II: Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27 Session III: Mondays, February 1, 8, 22, 29 (No class on February 15) Session IV: Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17, 24 Session V: Mondays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 Session VI: Wednesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 Session VII: Mondays, April 4, 11, 18, 25 Session VIII: Wednesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 Fee: $50

REGISTER TODAY! To sign up for a class, you can call and make payment over the phone, or stop by the Parks & Recreation Office Monday-Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm at 2251 Howell, Lower Level of the North Kansas City Public Library. To register online, go to www.nkc.org > Departments > Parks and Recreation.

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SPORTS leagues North Kansas City Parks & Recreation youth sports programs are non-competitive leagues. The programs emphasize skill development; learning the rules of the game, playing as a team, sportsmanship, and most importantly to have FUN! All practices and games are held at Macken Park. Children may register “with one buddy” for youth team sports. BOTH registration forms must be received along with the registration fee for each child at the same time. If you are new to the NKC sports program, you will be placed on a team by the NKC Parks & Recreation staff.

SPRING SOCCER (COED)

BITTY SOCCER (COED)

Child must be currently in the grades listed below: DIVISION A: K, 1ST GRADE OR AGE 5 BY JULY 31, 2015 DIVISION B: 2ND OR 3RD GRADE DIVISION C: 4TH OR 5TH GRADE DIVISION D: 6TH, 7TH OR 8TH GRADE Registration: January 4 – February 5 (or until teams are filled). Fees: (includes t-shirt and trophy) Divisions A & B – $55 Divisions C & D – $60

This program is a five-week introductory session to the sport of soccer. Participants will begin to understand the fundamental motor skills of soccer through games and activities. The last week will be designated as a scrimmage game. Registration: February 1 – March 4 Saturdays, April 2 – May 7 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am Fee: $40 (includes shirt and medallion)

5 YRS THROUGH 8TH GRADE

THERE WILL BE A LATE FEE OF $10.00 PER REGISTRANT IF YOU REGISTER AFTER THE DEADLINE.

3 & 4 YEAR OLDS (BY JAN. 1, 2016)

T-BALL (COED)

COACH PITCH (COED)

KID PITCH BASEBALL

T-ball is the first step in the baseball/ softball progression. Emphasis is placed on having fun and playing together as a team. Our goal is for the child to learn the correct skills for batting, throwing and catching, as well as developing an understanding of the basics of the game. Registration: February 29 – April 1 (or until teams are filled) Fee: $65 (includes jersey, hat & trophy)

Coach-Pitch will take over where T-ball left off. The child will learn to hit a ball pitched to them by their coach. The child will further develop fielding skills and learn to play as a team. Registration: February 29 – April 1 (or until teams are filled) Fee: $75 (includes jersey, hat & trophy)

Kid pitch baseball is the next step in getting ready for playing competitive baseball. Players will learn the fundamentals of pitching and catching as well as further basic fundamental baseball skills. The rules and diamond are modified to fit age group. There is a strong emphasis on baseball instruction in a recreation team setting. There will be no player draft, all players will play. Registration: February 29 – April 1 (or until teams are filled) Fee: $90 (includes jersey, hat & trophy)

4-6 YEAR OLDS (BY MAY 1, 2016)

7-9 YEAR OLDS (BY MAY 1, 2016)

REGISTER TODAY! To sign up for a class, you can call and make payment over the phone, or stop by the Parks & Recreation Office MondaySaturday 9:00am – 5:00pm at 2251 Howell, Lower Level of the North Kansas City Public Library. To register online, go to www.nkc.org > Departments > Parks and Recreation.

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10-12 YEAR OLDS (BY MAY 1, 2016)


SPORTS leagues SPRING COED SOFTBALL

Registration: February 1 – March 4 Registration fee: $410.00 This is a D-level softball league. “D” leagues are for new teams and for teams playing at a recreational level. We offer spring leagues on Sunday and Friday nights. Summer leagues will be offered on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. All games are played at Macken Park. Teams are required to provide their own game balls. Each eightteam league will play a seven-game round robin. Each league will then be split, based on won-lost record, into an upper and lower division. Each four-team division will then play a three-game round robin.

SPRING MEN’S SOFTBALL

Registration: February 1 – March 4 Registration fee: $390.00 This is a D-level softball league. “D” leagues are for new teams and for teams playing at a recreational level. We offer spring leagues on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights. Summer leagues are offered on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights. All games are played at Macken Park. Teams are required to provide their own game balls. Each eight-team league will play a seven-game round robin. Each league will then be split, based on won-lost record, into an upper and lower division. Each four-team division will then play a three-game round robin.

THERE WILL BE A LATE FEE OF $10.00 PER REGISTRANT IF YOU REGISTER AFTER THE DEADLINE.

WELCOME OUR NEW SPORTS COORDINATOR, ROBERT WAGES!

Robert Wages Sports Coordinator

Robert grew up near Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. After graduating from Waynesville High School, Robert earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Sport, & Park Administration from Missouri State University. He has worked with multiple parks and recreation agencies and many other recreational positions such as youth camps and The Color Run. He will be coordinating all adult and youth sports programs.

“I am grateful for this opportunity to grow with North Kansas City and will do my best to maintain and expand the sports program while emphasizing teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun. I am excited to be a part of this community and will only give 110% effort back!”

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ADULT programs DECOUPAGE SERVING TRAY

AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT

This is the perfect gift idea for couch potato or someone who likes to eat in front of the TV or for yourself. In this class we will decoupage pictures onto a serving tray. No crafting experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Tuesday, January 5 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Register by December 29 Fee: $20

LADIES NIGHT: DECORATIVE WINE GLASSES

AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT

poppies to paint our own masterpiece. Wednesday, February 10 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by February 3 Fee: $20

SYMMETRICAL BUTTERFLY PAINTING AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT

Butterflies symbolize new beginnings and delicate beauty. We will use simple art techniques to create a symmetrical butterfly painting. Monday, February 22 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by February 15 Fee: $20

NATURE SCAPES: ILLUMINATING CLARITY AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT

Ladies, do you need a night out? We have a special evening planned for you. We will make a set of 4 beautiful decorative wine classes and enjoy finger foods and drinks. So bring a friend, come laugh and have a good time. Tuesday, January 25 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Register by January 18 Fee: $25

GRANDMA MOSES PAINTING AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT

Painting is a great way to relax and get your creative vibes flowing. Teri will show us step by step how to paint landscape-style paintings with watercolor. All supplies provided. Tuesday, February 9 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Register by February 2 Fee: $20

POPPYSEED PAINTINGS AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT

Poppies are one of the most popular flowers to paint. We will use pictures of

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint? These nature scape paintings are a great place to start. We will use leaves and flowers to create an amazing work of art. All supplies provided. Wednesday, February 24 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by February 17 Fee: $20

SEA GLASS WIND CHIME AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT The sound of wind chimes blowing in the wind is so soothing. For this craft we will use sea glass to make a wonderful wind chime to enjoy this spring. Wednesday, March 2 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by February 24 Fee: $20

TAKING CARE OF YOU AGES 18+ | MU EXTENSION

This multi-session program offers practical strategies to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take a better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore stress

management topics, do self-reflection exercises and relaxation activities. Mondays, March 7, 14, 28, April 4, 11 (No class March 21) 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Register by March 1 Fee: $30

SPRING CHICKENS

AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT

These cute little bobble head chickens will surely make you smile. Come and make these whimsical little guys and you will go home with a great little decoration. Tuesday, March 8 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Register by March 1 Fee: $15

NATURE SCAPES: RAIN WASH

AGES 18+ | TERI SHUBERT Flowers love a good rain. In this painting class you will use acrylic paints and gesso to create a realistic rain effect painting. We will use flowers and ferns to create a beautiful work of art. Wednesday, March 30 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register by March 23 Fee: $20

BEGINNING MUSIC INSTRUMENT LESSONS 18+ YRS | MIKE BERRY

If you are interested in learning how to play guitar, piano, trumpet or any other instrument or you just want to refine your skills, then we have the perfect class for you. Classes begin monthly and students need to provide their own instruments except for piano. Contact the Parks and Recreation office at 816-300-0545 for questions or to sign up. Classes are private lessons and are scheduled on an individual basis on Monday and Wednesdays. Four-class sessions available January through April Fee: $50 per session


SPECIAL events

Friday, January 22, 2016 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 2251 Howell, North Kansas City, MO Girls Ages 4-12 Dads, treat your daughters to a special night out that will surely create memories that will last a lifetime. Sign up for our 3rd annual semi-formal evening for dads and daughters. You will dance the evening away and play games on the dance floor. Each couple receives dinner, a 5” x 7” photo keepsake, a treat and a rose. Fee: $40 per couple $15 each additional daughter Register by January 15, 2016

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SPECIAL events

Saturday, March 19, 2016 10am - 12pm Macken Park Festival Pavilion

with special guest kc wolf

KC Wolf visits 10:30am-11:30am Age group egg hunt at 11am Pictures with the Easter Bunny Magic Show by Abracadabra Extravaganza Carnival Games and more...

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SPECIAL events Second Annual

Saturday, March 19, 2016 1 pm - 2 pm Co-Sponsored by Kansas City Parks & Recreation

Pictures with the Easter Bunny 1:30pm Small and Large Dog Egg Hunts $5 fee per pooch at the gate the day of the event

Don’t forget your camera!

Bring Fido on down to hunt for over 500 bone-ďŹ lled eggs Enter to win a free day at the spa for Fido or other great prizes Multiple pet vendors will be on hand to share the latest trends in pet care Bring your own camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny Special Events 9


SPECIAL events

SAVE THE DATE to spend summer at Macken Park with North Kansas City Parks and Recreation

June 24 July 26 August 26 June 10 – Classic Rock July 8 – Country August 12 – Blues & Jazz A NIGHT OUT

with North Kansas City

June 24

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SPONSORSHIP opportunities All sponsorship levels include the business name displayed in promotion materials to include: North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Enrichment catalog, City of North Kansas City Facebook, Website for Parks and Recreation Special Events, email blast and North Kansas City Connection. Call North Kansas City Parks and Recreation at 816-300-0545 for more information. WINTER PRINCESS FORMAL Dancing & Diamond Sponsor: $250 • Business recognized during announcements by staff Glitz & Glamour Sponsor: $500 • Dancing & Diamond Sponsor plus: • Space to hang your banner or sign (up to 4’ by 6’) on DJ table Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in December BONE-ANZA Pawsitive Sponsor: $250 • Booth Space at event Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in December

Second Annual

Saturday, March 19, 2016 1 pm - 2 pm Co-Sp Kansas City Parks onsored by & Recreation

Pictures with

the Easter Bunn y 1:30pm Smal l and Large Dog Egg Hunt s

$5 fee per pooch

at the gate the day of the event

EGGSTRAVAGANZA Entertainment Sponsor: $500 • Business recognized during announcements by staff • Space to hang your banner or sign (up to 4’ by 6’) during the event. Activity Sponsor: $750 • Entertainment Sponsor plus: • Space to host a 10x10 booth at event to distribute marketing materials (preapproved by NKC Parks and Recreation) during the event. Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in December

Don’t forget your camera!

Bring Fido on down to hunt Enter to win for over 500 bone-filled eggs Multiple pet vend a free day at the spa for Fido or other ors will great prizes Bring your own be on hand to share the latest trend camera for pictu res with the Easte s in pet care r Bunny

MOVIES IN THE PARK Three family friendly movies under the stars at Macken Park Festival Shelter Best Supporting Sponsor: $250 • Business recognized during announcements by staff Best Lead Sponsor: $500 • Best Supporting Sponsor plus: • Space to hang your banner or sign (up to 4’ by 6’) during the event. Best Picture Sponsor: $750 • Best Lead Sponsor plus: • Space to host a 10x10 booth at event to distribute marketing materials (preapproved by NKC Parks and Recreation) during the event • Recognition on Pre-movie Advertisement slide show Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in April

FESTIVAL IN THE PARK This family friendly event will consist of a day full of activities from a pancake breakfast, kids area with activities, petting zoo, train ride and so much more. The festival will have all day concerts, concessions, arts and craft vendors. Bronze: $250 • Business recognized during announcements by staff Silver: $750 • Bronze Sponsor plus: • Space to hang your banner or sign (up to 4’ by 6’) during the event Gold: $1500 • Silver Sponsor plus: • Space to host a 10x10 booth at event to distribute marketing materials (preapproved by NKC Parks and Recreation) during the event Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in August HOWL-O-WEEN Pawsitive Sponsor: $250 • Booth Space at event Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in August SPOOKTACULAR Trick or Treat Sponsor: $500 • Business recognized during announcements by staff Pumpkin Patch Sponsor: $750 • Trick or Treat Sponsor plus: • Space to hang your banner or sign (up to 4’ by 6’) at the pumpkin patch Ghost & Goblins: $1500 • Trick or Treat Sponsor plus: • Business recognized during announcements by staff • Space to hang your banner or sign (up to 4’ by 6’) on the hayride • Space to host a 10x10 booth at event to distribute marketing materials (preapproved by NKC Parks and Recreation) during the event Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in August MAYOR’S TREE LIGHTING Ornament Sponsor: $250 • Business recognized during announcements by staff • Ornament hung on tree with business name (business must provide) Tree Topper Sponsor: $500 • Ornament Sponsor plus: • Space to hang your banner or sign (up to 4’ by 6’) on performance stage Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in August KRIS KRINGLE & K9’S Pawsitive Sponsor: $250 • Booth Space at event Deadline for Sponsorship Commitment: First Friday in August

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PARKS WAGGIN′ TRAIL OFF-LEASH DOG PARK 432 EAST 32ND AVENUE

A partnership between the City of North Kansas City, Missouri and City of Kansas City, Missouri

Waggin’ Trail Off-Leash Dog Park is 4.70 acres, with designated areas for small dogs (less than 30 lbs.) and large dogs (more than 30 lbs.).

Park Rules 1. All Park patrons must comply with the park rules as stated. Persons failing to comply with the rules may be subject to a formal complaint filed with the North Kansas City Police Department. Persons asked to leave the park premises who do not comply may be subject to prosecution for trespassing. 2. Off-leash dog areas are for dogs and their handlers. No animals other than dogs shall be permitted in the areas. No other use is permitted, including skateboard, bicycles, scooters, strollers and rollerblades. 3. Handlers must “scoop the poop” and dispose of waste in designated Park provided container. (Ordinance 6.12.120) 4. To create a positive experience for you and your dog, make sure your dog knows how to appropriately socialize with other dogs before using the Park. 5. Dog owners assume all risk related to the use of the Dog Park. The Cities of North Kansas City or Kansas City shall not be liable for any injury or damage caused by dogs or handlers. Handlers are responsible for any injuries caused by dog(s) under their control. 6. Dogs that exhibit aggressive behavior are not allowed in the park. Dogs must be removed immediately from park at the first sign of aggression. (Ordinance 6.12.090) 7. Dogs in the Small Dog area are to be less than 30 pounds. No dogs under the age of 4 months are allowed. All dogs exceeding 30 pounds are required to use the Large Dog area. 8. Female dogs in heat and dogs with fresh wounds are not allowed in the Dog Park. (Ordinance 6.12.100) 9. All dogs must be current on their vaccinations along with displaying current tag on a collar or harness. (Ordinance 6.12.020) 10. SPIKED COLLARS ARE NOT ALLOWED. 11. All animal to human bites must be reported to the City of North Kansas City Animal Control Department immediately. (Ordinance 6.16.020) 12. Dogs must be on leash, a maximum length of 6 feet, when entering and exiting the off-leash dog areas. Handlers must have possession of the dog leash at all times. No dogs are allowed within the off-leash area while restrained by a leash. 13. Children 5 and under are not allowed in the off-leash dog areas. Children 6 – 15 must be accompanied by an adult and handlers must be a minimum of 16 years of age. 14. Dogs must be under voice control of their handler and in view of their handler at all times. Only 2 dogs are allowed per handler. 15. Handlers must repair all holes and damage done by their dog under their supervision. 16. Park Hours of Operation are 6AM to Sunset or 9PM whichever comes first.

@ The Center

APPROX. 6 LAPS ON LARGE DOG TRAIL = 1 MILE APPROX. 8 LAPS ON SMALL DOG TRAIL = 1 MILE

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FOR ASSISTANCE CALL: Animal Control: 816-274-6024 Police Non-Emergency: 816-274-6032 Emergencies: 911 North Kansas City Parks and Recreation: 816-300-0545


PARKS MEMORIAL PARK

Located at 716 East 23rd Avenue adjacent to the North Kansas City High School. The park is defined by a street meridian and contains several features commemorating the history of wars fought involving American citizens. A replica of the Statue of Liberty is located in Memorial Park.

MACKEN PARK

Located at the corners of Clark Ferguson Drive and Howell Street is home to many varied park activities. This 60-acre park is utilized for sports leagues, walking, picnicking and several forms of recreation.

GEOCACHING

Geocaching is a worldwide, treasure hunting adventure! North Kansas City Parks and Recreation has joined the movement and hidden a cache somewhere in our park systems. We would like for the city to join the fun by participating and hiding/finding their own caches. For more information on how geocaching works, go to www.geocaching.com and start your own account. It is completely free and a great hobby for all ages.

PARK AMENITIES

• Four large park shelters available for reservation • Festival Shelter – reserved for large gatherings • Three baseball/softball fields • Two soccer fields • Six tennis courts • Three public restroom buildings • Four racquetball courts • One-mile asphalt walking trail • One-half mile roller-blading trail • Two playgrounds • Park Service Complex/Concession/Shelter

DAGG PARK PROGRESS

SHELTER FEES, RULES & REGULATIONS FOR MACKEN PARK RESIDENTS

NONRESIDENTS

RESERVATIONS OPEN MARCH 1, 2016

RESERVATIONS OPEN APRIL 1, 2016

Shelters #1 and #4 Capacity: 100 people

$50

$100

Shelter #2 and #3 Capacity: 60 people

$30

$70

Park Service Shelter #6 Capacity: 80 people

$50

$80

Festival Shelter #5 Capacity: 200 people

$300 + $100 deposit

$300 + $100 deposit

Inflatable Permit Fee $25 along with proof of insurance and NKC business license from rental company. Reservation Change Fee $25 Rates are for 6 hours. All facilities have electricity and grills.

REFUND POLICY: NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED UPON THE CANCELLATION OF A PICNIC SHELTER IN MACKEN PARK INCLUDING FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER.

ANY PARTIES INTERESTED IN HOSTING A SPECIAL EVENT AT MACKEN PARK MUST SUBMIT A SPECIAL EVENT USAGE PERMIT A MINIMUM OF 45 DAYS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF EVENT.

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www.nkc.org

816.300.0545 parks_rec@nkc.org

P.O. Box 7468 2251 Howell North Kansas City, MO 64116

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