Columbia Parks and Recreation
Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs
Audubon Society is located at the Stadium Blvd access to the MKT Trail and Martin Luther King Memorial Garden.
Programs disc golf leagues.
Co-sponsored provider of area youth soccer program.
Co-sponsored provider of area youth and adult swim program.
CTC offers a year-round program of events for people of all ages. Health, Fitness, & FUN!
Co-sponsored provider of area youth basketball program.
Youth Football League
Co-sponsored provider of area youth football program.
Council of Columbia, Inc.
Co-sponsored provider of area youth baseball/softball program.
Promotes downtown business, events, and other special offers. Read about the history of downtown Columbia, find out the best places to park, mark a festival date on your calendar, or do a little on-line window shopping. Find out about the Historic Downtown Walk.
The Columbia Farmers' Market is located off Clinksales Road between the ARC and West Junior High School. This fresh produce market opens early in April on Saturday mornings, 8 a.m. to noon and continues through the third week in November. In June the market is open on Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 4 to 6 p.m.
Lakes State Park
Finger Lakes State Park located north of Columbia on Hwy 63. Former strip pits for swimming and limited boating. Allows off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles.
GetAbout Columbia is the agency administrating the $22,000,000 federal funds awarded to Columbia for the Federal Highway Administration's Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot program. The purpose of the program is help build infrastructure and establish national standards for public awareness and willingness to use active, non-motorized modes of transportation.
Trail State Park
Missouri Department of Natural Resources' official Katy Trail State Park site.
Maplewood Barn Theatre is a non-profit organization, contracting with the City of Columbia to present a summer season of outdoor community theatre at Maplewood Barn in Nifong Park.
State Park List
List of all Missouri State Parks.
A coalition made up of organizations, businesses, and individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life in Columbia through the development of an integrated bicycling, wheeling, and pedestrian network.
Bridge State Park
Rock Bridge State Park located south of Columbia on Hwy 163. Part of Gans Creek Wild Area. Many features include the Devil's Icebox Cave and mountain biking trails.
Olympic-style games for Missourians of all ages.
of Missouri - Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Through a nationally accredited curriculum, it provides students with the necessary management, planning, budgeting, and programming skills needed for success in for one of our major industries: leisure.
Dept of Conservation
Site includes all fishing and hunting regulations, permit process, public land, and educational pages for both kids and adults.
Dept of Natural Resources
Starting point for MO Divisions of State Parks, Energy, Historic Sites, Environmental Quality, Land Survey and Geology.
Park & Recreation Assoc.
State association for all Missouri public parks and recreation agencies.
Extensive site that includes park locations, regulations, and educational materials.
Recreation & Park Assoc.
NRPA is a national association for all national, state and local recreation and park agencies, corporations and citizens' groups.
Consumer Product Safety Commission - Public Playground
Site provides a safety checklist with links to other playground safety publications.
Fish & Wildlife Service
Extensive site that includes informative and educational material on Wildlife Refuges, migratory birds (including Federal Duck Stamps), endangered species, marine mammals, and freshwater and anadromous fish.
If one of these links fail to work, please notify Mike Griggs at mbg@GoColumbiaMo.com