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ENRICHMENT

SUMMER 2019

Sun

AND ARTS IN THE PARKS

Bridging Lives, Enriching Families


NKC Parks & Recreation 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.

VARIETY

We are committed to providing a wide variety of leisure facilities and services.

FOR ALL

We are committed to promoting organized recreational and social programs for all ages.

ENCOURAGE

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

REGISTER TODAY! To register, go to www.nkc.org > Departments > Parks and Recreation. You can also sign up and make payments over the phone or visit the Parks & Recreation Center, MondaySaturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at 1201 Clark Ferguson Drive.

ADDRESS 1201 Clark Ferguson Drive North Kansas City, MO 64116

MAINTAIN

We are committed to maintaining our park facilities in the best possible condition.

816.300.0545 www.nkc.org

COMMUNICATE

We are committed to keeping the public informed of plans and activities and to respond to users’ suggestions and criticisms.

FOLLOW US

ADVANCE

We are committed to a continuous program of upgrading and expanding programs and facilities as funds permit. Our picnic facilities, walking trail, tennis courts, ball fields and playgrounds are some of the most popular facilities of their kind in the Northland.

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STAFF AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS STAFF

PARK BOARD

Kelli Votypka, Director

Elizabeth Ryan, President

Cheryl Martin, Recreation Manager

Roberta Larsen, Vice President

Derrick Schupp, Recreation Coordinator

Pat Stidham, Secretary

Marcia Hansen and Sandy Medina, Administrative Assistants

Chuck Cash, Treasurer

John Alas, Park Foreman

Ken Karnes

Cynthia Garcia, Pam Linder, and Danny O’Connor, Park Maintenance Workers

Maria Mignogna

Adam DeGonia

Pam Tucker JoAnn Wile


ANOTE FROM THE DIRECTOR’S DESK Summer of 2019 is going to be a season of events. The Third Annual Arts in the Park will be held at Macken Park Festival Shelter on Friday, June 14, from 5pm-10pm and Saturday, June 15, 10am-10pm. Great bands like Troubadour Retrievers, Cherry Bomb, Minor Rewind and Vigil Annie will be performing, just to name a few. You can find the full schedule on the back cover and at www.ArtsinthePark.org. Check out pages 7-10 for a full list of our summer events held at Macken Park. A new and exciting event, Pups & Pumpers, in partnership with North Kansas City Fire Department, will be held at Waggin’ Trail Park on June 8. Your pup will be able to get their glamour shot photo on Engine #5, goodie bags for the first 150 guests, and Hawaiian Shaved Ice and ice treats for Fido can be purchased from the Cabana. We have a great summer of weekly themed camps planned. Information about the camps can be found on pages 2-3 for those who might be interested in arts, robotics or cooking classes, too. Get outdoors and enjoy the smell of nature, feel the sun on your face or make a new friend!

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YOUTH PROGRAMS ADULT PROGRAMS SPORTS EVENTS PARKS RENTAL INFORMATION

MU EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP The University of Missouri Extension–Clay County has partnered with North Kansas City Parks and Recreation to bring researchbased, educational programming to the citizens of North Kansas City. Our partnership with MU Extension allows us to offer classes for youth, seniors and everyone in-between; these programs include, but are not limited to, courses like Eating from the Garden, Entrepreneurship and Arts, Clover Kids Camp – Missouri 4-H, Food Preservation, A Matter of Balance, art camps and more. MU Extension is looking at offering more than 40 educational classes and events through North Kansas City Parks and Recreation in 2019.

Monday, May 27 Saturday, June 15 Thursday, July 4

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Youth Programs YOUTH ART PROGRAMS

YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS

Ages 4-12 | GK Callahan & Cheryl Martin

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ART

Ages 8-12 | Sarah Morefield & GK Calahan, MU Extension

PAPER COLLAGE

Your little Picasso will create a cool paper collage that you will want to frame and keep.

Thursday, May 23, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Activity #202001

Register by May 18

Do you want to turn your art into a business? Get ready for some crafting and business 101 to prepare for your very own items to be sold at Arts in the Park on June 14 and 15! Don’t have an idea of what to make, but want to learn? Don’t worry, we’ll have lots of ideas for you!

Fee: $10

Thursdays, May 9, 16 and 30, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

KINETIC SAND AND PLAYDOUGH

Activity #202004

Register by May 4

Join us for this sensory art class. We will make kinetic sand and playdough.

Fee: Free

Thursday, June 6, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ages 5-7 | Sarah Morefield, MU Extension

Activity #202005

Register by June 1

Fee: $10

BALLOON SPLATTER PAINTING

We will use balloons to splatter paint for this class. Come dressed ready to get messy! Class will be at Shelter 6 in Macken Park.

Thursday, June 20, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Activity #202007

Register by June 15

Fee: $10

BEGINNING DRAWING

Does your child like to draw? Would they like to learn new drawing techniques? Here is their opportunity to learn beginning drawing.

Thursday, July 18, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Activity #202010

Register by July 13

Fee: $10

UNDER THE SEA SLIME AND PUFFY PAINT For this fun art class we will create slime that looks like the sea and puffy paint. We will get messy, so come dressed for the mess!

Monday, August 19, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Activity #202015

Register by August 14

Fee: $10

CLOVER KIDS CAMP: MISSION 4H

Clay County 4-H is partnering with North Kansas City Parks and Recreation to host a week-long day camp for youth ages 5-7 years old to experience a wide variety of activities similar to those they would see at 4-H camp when they’re 8-14 years old. Campers will have mini-missions each day led by Clay County Extension Staff, 4-H youth leaders and 4-H adult volunteers around topics such as health/ nutrition, art, nature, robotics and so much more. Although the camp is sponsored by 4-H, it is open to all youth regardless of their enrollment in 4H. Campers need to bring a sack lunch each day. Snacks will be provided.

Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Macken Park Festival Shelter Activity #202011 Fee: $30

FROM REAL LIFE TO CANVAS

Ages 8-16 | GK Callahan, MU Extension We will use photography to capture the “real world” around us, then use our photos to inspire our painting. We will draw in a sketchbook and learn about different artists and art styles. A nutrition specialist from the University of Missouri will teach us about healthy eating and provide a snack each day. Bring a sack lunch and your creativity!

Monday-Friday, July 8-12, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Activity #202013 Fee: $45

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Register by June 4

Register by July 3


MINE, CRAFT, BUILD: ADVENTURE GAME WITH LEGO® MATERIALS Ages 6-13 | Playwell Teknologies

Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® bricks! Resourcefulness, creativity and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village! Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or the LEGO® building system.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Activity #202008-01

Ages 9-13

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Activity #202008-02

Let’s get creative! We will make jewelry, have a messy art day, do science experiments, play games and more! Please bring a water bottle. Snacks provided.

Monday-Friday, July 22-26 Register by July 15 Fee: $80

Ages 6-8

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Activity #202014-01

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Activity #202014-02

YOUTH COOKING PROGRAMS CHEMISTRY OF COOKING

Ages 8-15 | Sarah Morefield, MU Extension

Register by June 17 Fee: $125

PRESCHOOL CHESS CAMP Ages 4-5 | The Knight School

This preschooler chess camp specifically developmentally targets our preschoolers with puppet shows, fast chess clocks, playing chess for mardi-gras beads, collecting colorful silicone wristbands, zany movies, hilarious songs, fun chess tourneys, and a great, fun spirit that kids love. Personal Chess set to take home for each student included.

Monday-Friday, July 15-19 Activity #202020

Ages 6-12 | Parks & Recreation Staff

Ages 9-12

Monday-Friday, June 24-28 Ages 6-8

CREATIVE KIDS CAMP

9:00am-12:00pm

Register by July 10

Fee: $125

Brush off your science skills and discover how we use chemistry to make ice cream! Students will explore how their own energy and just a few ingredients can change something from a liquid to a solid state while also challenging their creative minds to find just the perfect flavor combinations to enjoy.

Wednesday, June 12, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Activity #202006 Fee: $10

COOKING FROM THE FOOD GROUPS Ages 4-12 | MU Extension

Kids will cook a well-balanced meal and learn how to incorporate the food groups into healthy daily life choices.

Tuesday, July 9, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Activity #202009

THE KNIGHT SCHOOL CHESS BLAST CAMP

Register by June 7

Register by July 4

Fee: $10

Ages 9-12 | The Knight School

Keep the brain sharp during the summer while having a real blast in this fun, friendly, and high-energy Chess Camp! Learning made fun with silly videos, music-driven puzzlers for prizes, colorful silicone Tactixbands, funny movies, and chess clock tourneys! Celebrate a new chess tactic each day. Laughter, fast-clocks, and compelling teaching approaches make this camp the summer’s highlight! Enrollees in Blast Camp can attend the morning session at no additional charge as “Junior Counselors”. Personal Chess set to take home for each student included.

Monday-Friday, July 15-19 Activity #202021 Fee: $125

1:00pm-4:00pm

Register by July 10

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Adult Programs

MAKE AND TAKE PROGRAMS

CORN HOLE GAME

Ages 16+ | Katee Smith Join us to assemble and paint your very own set of 2 regulation-size corn hole boards (bean bags not included). A great game for friends and family to play all summer long! Size: 24” x 48”

Monday, May 13, 6:00 pm – 9:00pm Activity #203001

Register by May 8

STACKABLE SIGNS

Ages 16+ | Katee Smith Have you wanted to create a wall mural in your home? In this class you will learn to make simple plank signs that you can stack and arrange to make a pretty wall decoration.

Wednesday, June 26, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Activity # 203007

Register by June 21

Fee: $35

BIRTHDAY WALL CALENDAR Ages 16+ | Katee Smith

Fee: $80

You will be able to pick your own quote, then you’ll stencil it on your board and finish by painting or staining it.

Paint and assemble this birthday wall calendar for yourself or as a gift! Each circle has a family member or friend’s name on it and their birth date. Exchange hearts for anniversaries, too! It can say “Birthdays” or “Family,” whatever you choose. Size: Board is 16” x 4”, circles/hearts are 1” each.

Tuesday, May 14, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday, July 8, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“HOME IS…” SIGN

Ages 16+ | Katee Smith

Activity #203002

Register by May 9

Activity #203009

Fee: $35

Fee: $45

SLIDE-IN PICTURE FRAME

3D SUNFLOWER ART

Ages 16+ | Katee Smith

This picture frame will hold 8” x 10” pictures and add character to any space! The wood pieces will be pre-cut, so the maker can assemble the picture frame and paint or finish to match their own decor. Size: 14” wide x 17.5” tall

Monday, June 10, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Activity #203004

Register by June 5

Ages 16+ | Katee Smith

This 3D sunflower sign is fun to make and is perfect for your summer seasonal decorations!

Wednesday, July 24, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Activity #203008 Register by July 19 Fee: $35

MONOGRAM STOVE TOP TRAY/COVER Ages 16+ | Katee Smith

Fee: $26

FOOD PRESERVATION JAMS AND JELLIES Ages 16+ | Amy Vance, MU Extension

Have you wanted to learn how to preserve food safely? For this class we will preserve jams and jellies. You will learn everything you need to know to get started in canning and preserving your foods.

Monday, June 24, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Activity #203006

Register by July 3

Register by June 19

Fee: $35

Need more counter space, or just want to cover that ugly stove top when you have guests? Assemble, paint and monogram your own stove-top tray for a little extra personality in your décor! Size: Approximately 30” x 22”

Monday, August 12, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Activity #203010

Register by August 7

Fee: $36

REGISTER TODAY! To register, go to www.nkc.org > Departments > Parks and Recreation. You can also sign up and make payments over the phone or visit the Parks & Recreation Center, Monday-Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at 1201 Clark Ferguson Drive.

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Session 2: April 29-May 20

STRING ART

Ages 16+ | Katee Smith Learn how to make a string art wall hanging. This neat project can be personalized by choosing the state of your choice. Let us know what state you would like to do when you register.

Tuesday, August 13, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Activity #203011

Register by August 8

Fee: $25

FITNESS PROGRAMS

Activity #204011-02

Register by April 22

Activity #204011-03

Register by May 24

Session 3: June 3-24

UNWIND AND STRETCH

Gloria Boehm, Certified Instructor | Cottonwood Room Breathe, meditate, repeat, relax. Learn simple techniques to entice more focus and preparedness and less reactivity throughout your day. We’ll also stretch every part of the body and feel that “ahhh” of relaxation and renewal at the end of each class.

Mondays, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ART

Fee: $40 per session

Have you ever wanted to learn about the art of European martial arts? The Heartland HEMA Club will meet weekly to learn about the weapons used, techniques and footwork. Each week you will practice the techniques and critical thinking skills needed to fence effectively.

Activity #204012-02

Register by April 22

Activity #204012-03

Register by May 24

Wednesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ages 16+ | Kitchen/Ryan Hall East

Ages 16+ | Heartland HEMA Club | East Hall

Fee: $35 per session

Session 1: May 1-30 Activity #203012-01

Register by April 24

Activity #203012-02

Register by May 29

Activity #203012-03

Register by June 26

Activity #203012-04

Register by July 25

Session 2: June 5-27

Session 3: July 3-31 (No class on July 4) Session 4: August 1-29

Session 3: June 3-24

HEALTHY LIVING CLASSES Are you trying to live a healthy lifestyle, whether because of an allergy or simply as a healthy choice? Join us to learn how to enjoy a variety of foods and snacks. Our trained chef has worked in restaurants in Denver’s Capitol Hill and has developed special menus for dietary restrictions. You will taste each dish and take home your new favorite recipes!

All sessions 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DINNER FOR 2 MEAL IDEAS Amy Vance, MU Extension

TAI CHI

Amy Vance, MU Extension | Cottonwood Room Tai Chi exercises the entire body—joints, muscles and internal organs—while strengthening the mind, relieving stress and bringing harmony to yourself and others. The gentle, fluid movements improve muscular strength, flexibility, balance, posture, mood and the immune system. Program funded by Harrah’s charitable grant.

Tuesday & Thursdays, April 30-June 27, 9:00 am – 10:00 am Activity #204010

Session 2: April 29-May 20

Register by April 25

Fee: Free

AGING PROACTIVELY 101

Gloria Boehm, Certified Instructor | Cottonwood Room In this class, you will: learn how to do a proper squat; work on balance, posture and gate; stay hydrated, soothe and calm your mind; and learn mindfulness techniques.

Do you tend to have lots of leftovers after dinner? Let Heather teach you methods on meal planning for two.

Wednesday, June 26 Activity #203017

Register by June 21

Fee: $20

COOKING FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE MU Extension

Are you diabetic or have you been told by your doctor that you need to change how you eat? In this class we will discuss healthy eating for diabetes and more.

Wednesday, August 7 Activity #203021

Register by August 2

Fee: $20

Mondays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Fee: $40 per session

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Sports BITTY ATHLETES

Ages 3-5 | North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Staff This four-week introductory session will cover the most popular sports (football, soccer, baseball, hockey and more!) Players will learn team sport basics and fundamentals. We will work on overall handeye coordination, balance, athleticism and, of course, having fun!

Mondays, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Session 1: May 6 – June 3 (No Session on Memorial Day)

Session 2: July 8 – July 29 Activity # 205008-02 Register by July 1

Activity #205008-01 Register by April 29 Fee: $25

PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME!

Ages 3-5 | North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Staff Get your child active mentally and physically with this four-week program. We will play games to get your child moving while having fun! Each week we’ll dance to music to develop gross motor skills, play games like noodle tag, navigate through obstacle courses and enjoy yummy snacks!

Mondays, 10:00 am – 10:45 am Session 1: June 3 – 24

Session 2: August 5 – 26

Activity #205010-01 Register by May 27

Activity #205010-01 Register by July 29

Fee: $10

YOUTH ACTIVITIES YOUTH & ADULT TENNIS LESSONS Macken Park Courts #5 & #6

Tennis is a great sport to stay active at any age. Learn the basics of tennis in this four-week program. Beginners learn how to play and score the game, and the basics of serving and groundstrokes. Intermediate level will build on fundamentals and focus on consistency. Maximum 10 participants per class so sign up fast!

Saturdays, May 4 – May 25 Session 1: Beginning Youth (Ages 6-9): 9:00 am – 9:50 am Activity #: 106006-01

Session 2: Intermediate Youth (Ages 10-15): 10:00 am – 10:50 am Activity #: 106006-02

Session 3: Beginning Adult (Ages 16+): 11:00 am – 11:50 am Activity #: 106006-01 Register by April 27 Fee: $40

INTERESTED IN COACHING? North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Department is always looking to have capable volunteers coaching our sports programs! We need coaches for: Bitty Soccer, Youth Soccer, and Youth Baseball. If you would like to sign up or just need more information, contact our Recreation Coordinator, Derrick Schupp at dschupp@nkc.org or call our office at 816-300-0545.

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JUNIOR HOMERUN DERBY

Swing for the fences in our first ever MLB Junior Homerun Derby. This co-ed event will have 2 categories, 14u and 12u. The Derby will take place on the t-ball field located in Macken Park. Date of birth verification is required. Register day of the event.

Sunday, May 5, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm FREE Register Day-Of

YOUTH ARCHERY CAMP

Ages 8-12 | Parks & Recreation Center This camp will be a fun chance to learn how to properly shoot bows and arrows. Participants will learn safety, proper form and practice on targets with a trained archer. After the completion of camp, everyone should have a better understanding of the fundamentals of archery and be able to use that knowledge outside of class competitively or recreationally. Participants need to bring a sack lunch.

Saturday, May 11, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Activity #105013-01 Register by May 4 Fee: $30

ADULT ACTIVITIES PICKLEBALL CLINIC

Macken Park Tennis Courts For beginners and avid players alike, this clinic will offer something for everyone. Jump start your pickleball career with a FREE clinic hosted by a US Pickleball Ambassador. Equipment will be provided.

Monday, June 3, 9:00 am – 11:00 am FREE Activity #206005

PICKLEBALL SOCIAL

Join us Monday mornings for private court time reserved for pickleball only!

Mondays, starting June 10 8:00 am – 10:00 am FREE Activity #206008

MEN’S / COED SOFTBALL (FALL)

This is a D-LEVEL softball league. The main focuses of this league are friendly competition, building camaraderie, and having fun! Coed Games are on Sunday evenings. All games are played at Macken Park. Teams are required to provide their own game balls. Each team will play 8 double-header regular season games with an end of season tournament. Teams must pay a $50.00 non-refundable deposit to hold the spot. All fees must be paid by August 28, or the team will risk losing its spot.

Sundays, Game Times TBD Co-ed League Activity #206001-01

Men’s League Activity #206002-01 Register by June 29 Fee: $410 per team


June 8, 10 am-2 pm Waggin’ Trail Dog Park Rain date: June 22

Get your pup’s picture with a fire truck Giveaways and raffles Treats for people and pups for purchase from The Cabana No children under the age of 5 allowed inside the designated dog area

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Special Events

June 28

6 - 8 pm Macken Park In conjunction with

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Bicycle safety chec for kids! k Velo Garage will provide a basic bicycle safety check for kids of all ages, making sure bikes are good to go and customers know if there are any items that require higher level repair.

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JUNE 28

in conjunction with Night Out in Macken

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET

AUGUST 10 THE HOUSE WITH THE in conjunction with Back to School Bash

CLOCK IN THE WALLS

MACKEN PARK FESTIVAL SHELTER MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK • CONCESSIONS FOR SALE

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HOWL-o-Ween October 12

MISTLETOWNE MARKET November 22-24

Spooktacular October 26

mayor’s christmas tree November 22

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cherry bomb JUNE 14

in conjunction with arts in the park

8:00pm

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revelation

A TRIBUTE TO THE EAGLES

A TRIBUTE TO JOURNEY

JULY 12 7:00pm

AUGUST 9 7:00pm

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Special Events Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us at 816-300-0545 or visit us at the new Parks and Recreation Center, located at 1201 Clark Ferguson Drive to pick up a sponsorship packet.

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SATURDAY • AUGUST 10 • 2 PM - 6 PM Macken Park Diamond #1 YARD GAMES • BEER FOR PURCHASE • BALLPARK FOOD HOMERUN DERBY (2-4p) • CORNHOLE TOURNEY (3-5p) Funds raised will go towards improvements of Macken Park Diamond #1, including a new scoreboard for North Kansas City High School Baseball (Goal: $5000)

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

6-8 pm, Macken Park Fun for all ages! • GAMES • INFLATABLES • FOOD TRUCKS (for purchase)

In Conjunction With:

The House with the Clock in the Walls

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Parks DAGG PARK

MEMORIAL PARK

2000 Iron Street (21st Avenue between Howell and Iron Streets)

23rd Avenue between Iron and Howell Streets

This 5-acre park features interactive water play and an ocean theme without standing water, plus a rope play system for all ages.

PARK AMENITIES

• Two playgrounds, including designated areas for ages 2-5 and 5-12 • Two spraygrounds, including the Woods Fountain area for children up to 2 years old • Public restroom building and one family changing restroom • Park shelter available for rent. • Two picnic shelters are first come first serve. Each has an 8-foot table and a trash receptacle. No portable grills are allowed at any of the shelters.

MACKEN PARK 1002 Clark Ferguson Drive (Northeast corner of Clark Ferguson Drive and Howell Street) This 60-acre park is utilized for sports leagues, walking, picnicking and more.

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 • Two playgrounds • Park Service Complex

The park commemorates the history of wars fought involving American citizens. A replica of the Statue of Liberty is located in Memorial Park.

WAGGIN’ TRAIL DOG PARK 432 E 32nd Avenue (32nd and Swift Avenues) This 4.7 acre off-leash dog park is a partnership between the City of North Kansas City and the City of Kansas City, Missouri. There are separate areas for large and small dogs, and each area features a paved walking trail and multiple obstacles.

WHEEL PARK Southwest corner of Clark Ferguson Drive and Ozark Street Just south of Macken Park, Wheel Park offers a paved, half-mile roller-blading and bike trail.

COMMENTS OR CONCERNS? CONTACT US North Kansas City Parks & Recreation 816-300 - 0545 parks_rec@nkc.org

DOG PARK ISSUES? Animal Control 816-271-6024 Police Non-Emergency 816-274-6032 Special Events 11


Rental Information SHELTER RENTALS Resident must provide a current utility bill. There is a $50 refundable deposit due at time of reservation.

CAPACITY

RESIDENTS

NON-RESIDENTS

Dagg Park Laguna Bay Shelter

25 people

$60

$85

Macken Park Shelters #2 & 3

60 people

$30

$70

Macken Park Shelter #6

80 people

$50

$80

Macken Park Shelters #1 & 4

100 people

$50

$100

Macken Park Festival Shelter #5

200 people

3 hours; No grills allowed.

$300 + $100 deposit

All Macken Park shelter rentals are for 4 hours; all shelters have electricity and grills. Inflatable permit is an additional $25; Rental company must provide proof of insurance. Any parties interested in hosting a special event at Macken Park must submit a Special Event Usage Permit at least 45 days prior to the date of the event. Any reservation change will incur a $25 change fee.

SHELTER RULES ALL SHELTERS MUST BE CLEANED UP AND VACATED AT 9:00 PM These rules apply to ALL shelter usage. Anyone violating any of the rules will be asked to leave the premises. If you do not vacate the premises, you may be subject to prosecution for trespassing (City ordinance #9.28.020). This applies to reserved and walk-up users. 1. ALL USERS OR GROUPS are expected to leave the facility in a clean and presentable condition. Please use provided receptacles for trash and food. Clean up all debris dropped on the concrete surface and around the shelter grounds. Remove all personal belongings. 2. Your use of the shelter is limited to your reserved block of time. You must vacate the premises when your reserved time is over. 3. A $25 INFLATABLE PERMIT is required for use of any type of inflatable or bounce house at a Macken Park shelter. Inflatables of any type are not allowed at Dagg Park. 4. A SPECIAL USE PERMIT must be submitted 45 days prior to the proposed special event for approval from the Parks and Recreation Director. A Special Use Permit is required for events including but not limited to: organized walk/run events; weddings; DJs or bands; food vendors preparing and serving food on-site; more than two inflatables or carnival games. Permit applications can be found at www.nkc.org. 5. Pop-up tents, canvas coverings, or any form of tables and chairs are not allowed outside the concrete patio of the shelter. If a pop-up tent or canvas covering is used, support weights are required to keep the structure secure. Approval from the Parks and Recreation Director is required if you seek additional tables and chairs outside the shelter. 6. Public address systems, loud speakers, DJs, bands and similar apparatus require permission from the Parks and Recreation Director. Music may be played at the shelter at a reasonable level. If it can be heard by anyone outside of your party you may be asked to turn it down. If you fail to comply you will be asked to turn it off.

PROHIBITED ITEMS • Piñatas, confetti, silly string and water ballons: These are hard to clean up and toxic for animals and the environment. • Adhesives and metal fasteners of any kind (tape, staples, tacks, etc.) on ANY structures in the park, including shelters • Grills of any type (Dagg Park only) • Alcoholic beverages: City ordinance #9.24.010 prohibits all alcoholic beverages, including beer, on park property including parking lots. Violators will be asked to vacate the premises immediately by park staff; failure to comply will result in prosecution for trespassing and violating park rules. • All unauthorized vehicles, commercial and private, are prohibited beyond designated areas. All equipment (picnic, sports, etc.) must be carried.

NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING INCLEMENT WEATHER. RESERVATION CHANGE POLICY: $25 FEE FOR ANY CHANGES.

NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING INCLEMENT WEATHER THE CABANA RESERVATION CHANGE POLICY: $25 FEE FOR ANY CHANGES Opens Saturday, April 21 The Cabana Hawaiian shaved ice is back for their second summer at Hours of operation Macken Park! The truck is located next (weather permitting): to the handball courts on the west side

of the parking lot off Clark Ferguson Drive. Stop by to indulge in a cool treat while enjoying the outdoor!

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Monday-Friday, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturday & Sunday, 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

816.300.0545 | www.nkc.org


PARKS AND RECREATION CENTER RENTALS Nestled in the beautiful landscape of North Kansas City’s Macken Park, we offer a serene environment with a contemporary look, stone fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows, overlooking our premiere terrace and the lush green grounds of the park. Our facility also features a drop-down screen and projector and a state-of-the-art sound system for sharing presentations, videos and photos with your guests. All rentals require a 2-hour minimum. Remember to include set up and tear down in your rental time.

Ryan Hall

Cottonwood Meeting Room

• Patio access • A/V option available • 15’ x 15’ dance floor option available

Up to 24 people

Wedding/Banquet layout: Up to 100 people Classroom/keynote layout: Up to 112 people For an additional Fee, the capacity can be increased with the patio as an overflow. Please contact us for more information about this option.

Pricing

Resident: $70/hour Non-Resident: $85/hour A/V (Optional): $40

East Ryan Hall • Patio access • A/V not available Wedding/Banquet layout: 60 people Classroom/keynote layout: Up to 56 people

Pricing

Resident: $60/hour Non-Resident: $70/hour

West Ryan Hall • No patio access • A/V option available Wedding/Banquet layout: 60 people Classroom/keynote layout: Up to 56 people

Pricing

Resident: $55/hour Non-Resident: $65/hour A/V (Optional): $40

Pricing

Resident: $45/hour Non-Resident: $50/hour A/V (Optional): $25 Microphone not available

Maple Game Room Up to 26 people

Pricing

Resident: $45/hour Non-Resident: $50/hour

A La Carte Amenities These options may be added to certain rental agreements. Contact us for more information.

Audio/Visual Includes screen, projector, hook up, handheld microphone or lapel microphone

Pricing: $40

Catering Kitchen Includes refrigerator, freezer, ice machine, stove, microwave and warming oven

Pricing

Resident: $45 flat fee Non-Resident: $55 flat fee

Lobby

Contact Us

1201 Clark Ferguson Drive North Kansas City, MO 64116 816.300.0545 www.nkc.org

Office Hours

Monday–Saturday: 9am–5pm

Venue/Event Space Hours Monday–Thursday: 9am–5pm Friday & Saturday: 9am–11pm Sunday: 12pm–6pm

Cocktail party setup: Up to 70 people Seated ceremony setup: Up to 95 people

Pricing

Resident: $50/hour Non-Resident: $60/hour

Special Events Parks 13


June 14 & 15, 2019 Macken Park

Friday 5-10 pm | Saturday 10 am-10 PM

Artist & Maker Fair friday, june 14

saturday, june 15

stage entertainment 6 Pm Troubador retrievers 8 Pm cherry bomb

STage entertainment 10:30 am ROCKIN ROB (kids entertainment) 11:45 Am Doo dads (kids entertainment) 1 pm Poor bishop hooper 3 Pm RADIAL RED 5:30 Pm MINOR REWIND 8 Pm VIGIL ANNIE

roaming entertainment 6-8 Pm candice hill - steel drums face painting & balloon artists

Beer Garden Featuring local breweries and food trucks

Friday 5-10 pm Saturday 1-10 pm

kids activities 10 am-2 pm Art activities 10 am-4 pm inflatables 10:30 Am rockin rob (stage) 11:45 Am Doo Dads (stage) 1 pm-3 pm magician (roaming) 3 pm-5 pm face painters (roaming) 3 PM-5 pm balloon artists (roaming)

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