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• Recreation

Plenty available for active lifestyles

MULTIPURPOSE FACILITIES u SPORTSCITY 425 N.E. Mock Ave, Blue Springs 816-229-1314 Offering 76,000 square feet of playing fields and courts, SportsCity caters to all kinds of adult and youth sports enthusiasts. SportsCity is an indoor, climate-controlled complex containing two full-sized soccer/ flag football fields, a basketball and volleyball gym, four batting cages, Galactic Golf miniature course and other amenities. SportsCity features league sports and open play. The facility also contains accommodations for lock-ins, school dances, birthday parties, and field trips. It also features the Post Game Bar & Grill on the upper level. Hours are 10 a.m. until the last game ends Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to final game on Saturdays and noon until the final game on Sundays. Winter hours are the same, except that it opens at 9 a.m. on Sundays. For more information, visit www. u BLUE SPRINGS FAMILY YMCA 1300 Adams Dairy Parkway 816-224-9620 The Blue Springs Family YMCA features an indoor pool, a wellness and fitness center and an indoor walking track. Swimming and exercise classes are offered along with youth sports. Open and lap swimming are available. For more information on hours, classes, fees, membership and financial assistance, call or visit http:// u KC SPORTS LODGE 19310 E. 50th Terrace, Independence 816-795-7171 With 70,000 square feet of indoor

playing fields and courts, KC Sports Lodge offers youth and adult indoor soccer, basketball, volleyball and flag football. It also offers baseball and softball lessons from former Kansas City Royals player Rod Myers. KC Sports Lodge has 60x25-yardfields, a 40x30-yard practice area, one walled field and one field with no walls with FieldTurf playing surfaces. For more information, visit www.


open to 2 p.m., $35 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. $28 after 5 p.m. Friday tee times with cart are $47, $39 and $28 for the same time frames. Saturday and Sunday, tee-times with cart are $52 from open to 11 a.m. $48 from 11 a.m. To 2 p.m. $39 from 2 p.m. To 5 p.m. And $28 after 5 p.m.. Seniors may golf for $39 Monday through Friday. Walking rates are cheaper. Several annual membership plans also are available. For more information, visit www. or call.

u LUNAR BOWL 2001 N.W. Missouri 7, Blue Springs 816-220-7722 Lunar Bowl features 32 lanes and is a wonderful location for a party. A game room, arcade and pro-shop are also available. Lunar Bowl offers Cosmic Bowling every Friday and Saturday night. The Blue Moon lounge features live music every Friday and Saturday night. Leagues are also available. Prices and hours vary. For more information visit www.

u STONE CANYON GOLF CLUB 22415 E. 39th Street, Independence 816-228-3333 The only Greg Norman Signature Design course in Missouri, Stone Canyon Golf Club opened in 2009 as a private club and became a public facility in 2011. The 18-hole course is available for tournaments. Tee times are $45 on weekdays, $55 on weekends. Junior, senior and twilight rates, after 1:50 p.m. are $35. Super-twilight rate is $30 after 4 p.m. For more information visit www.


u BLUE SPRINGS COUNTRY CLUB 1600 N.W. Circle Drive, Blue Springs 816-229-8103 This 18-hole championship course is now a semi-private club. It was recently purchased by Blue Springs resident Ralph Hembree and his company, Summit Investment Group, and features a new pro, Mark Baumann, and a newly renovated pro shop. Four different discount playing cards are now being offered: Twilight Players, Weekday Players, Monday Players and Any Day Players. Call for more information.

u ADAMS POINTE GOLF CLUB 1601 R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs 816-220-3673 Located right off Interstate 70 and Adams Dairy Parkway, Adams Pointe Golf Club features an 18-hole championship course with bentgrasss fairways and greens carved out of woods and wetlands by noted local course designer Don Sechrest, The short-game center features bentgrass practice greens with 30,000 square feet of space for putting, chipping and bunker shots. Private instruction and golf lessons also are available. There is also a player development program for $49 per month. Monday through Thursday, teetimes with a GPS cart are $44 from

u FAMILY GOLF PARK 1501 N.E. U.S. 40, Lee’s Summit 816-228-1550 Family Golf Park offers a driving range, two 18-hole miniature golf courses and a nine-hole par-3 course.

Corporate outings and large parties are also available. Family Golf Park is open daily 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., weather permitting. Prices vary. For more information visit www.


u ‘THE BLUE’ – CENTENNIAL POOL PLEX 2401 N.W. Ashton Drive, Blue Springs 816-228-0188 Centennial Pool Plex, now also called The Blue and run by the Blue Springs School District, is in Baumgardner Park across from Blue Springs High School. It has a 25-yard indoor pool and a 50-meter outdoor pool for competitive, instructional and recreational use. Both can be rented. There’s also an outdoor wading pool. Swimming lessons are offered. Entry fee is $5. Kids 3 and younger are admitted free. For more information visit www.


u METRO EAST TENNIS CENTER 3109 N.W. Vesper St., Blue Springs 816-224-7999 Indoor tennis facility offers leagues, tournaments, open play, lessons and fitness programs for adults and youths on its five indoor, climate controlled cushioned hard courts. Membership is required. For more information, visit www. or call.


u CENTERLINE BEACH VOLLEYBALL 1900/1910 U.S. 40, Blue Springs 816-224-4455 Centerline Beach Volleyball features beach volleyball and a new indoor court in addition to a sports bar. For more information, visit www. or call.

Blue Springs City Guide 2012  

2012 Guide to Blue Springs, Missouri