The Heckart Community Center indoor pool will be closed for swimming 1pm - 9pm on Wednesday, June 29th for the Bandits Swim meet. Come watch and support your local Bandits at the swim meet!

Starting 6/12/22, the outdoor pools will close on Sundays on an alternating schedule.

See News Release for complete information and the upcoming schedule.

For weather updates and cancellations please sign up for Textcaster!

Registration

To register for our programs, stop by the Parks and Recreation Office or call (660) 826.4930.
Payment is required at the time of registration.  We accept Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

You can also register online (for most activities) at https://secure.rec1.com/MO/sedalia-mo-/catalog

Late Registration Policy: If availability allows, and we accept registration after the deadline, a $5 late fee will apply to programs and a $20 late fee will apply to all leagues.

Permission to use Names/Images: Periodically, the SPR will take pictures or videotapes of participants while they are engaged in programs or while enjoying parks and other facilities. These photos may appear in Parks and Recreation brochures, website and publications. If you see a staff member or photographer taking pictures and you do not want your picture taken, please speak to the photographer and request your photo not be taken and deleted if necessary.

Nerf War

Register by July 15th
July 23rd
$10 per participant
4pm-5:30pm
Ages 5-13ys

Grab you gear and Nerf guns and join us for our first Nerf War! Registration includes prizes, snacks, and FUN! Participants must provide their own Nerf gun and safety goggles. Safety goggles will be provided or you may bring your own.

 

Centennial Pool’s 50th Birthday

Saturday, July 30th, 2022
Celebrate Centennial Pool’s 50th Birthday with us July 30th! Centennial Pool will be 50¢ ALL DAY including concession items! This is only valid at Centennial Pool July 30th!

Ceremonies will begin at 10am-11am
Adult Swim: 11am – 12:50am
General Admission Swim: 1pm – 7pm

50¢ swimming and concessions all day! Give aways will also be happening throughout the day!

Sensory Friendly Movie Night

Must pre- register by July 6th – very limited space allowed for our friends with sensory needs

July 9th, 2022
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$5 per person
Heckart Community Center

We’re hosting a movie night! Open to those children and families with varying abilities to enjoy a movie night at the Heckart Community Center! This movie night will include pizza, a drink, and popcorn. Registration is $5 per person – you MUST pre-register as there is limited space so that our friends are not overwhelmed and it is a safe space.

2022 Sensory Friendly Movie Night – Flyer

Parkapalooza

Saturday, July 16
Liberty Park
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
All ages
$5 per wristband

Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month with us July 16 at Parkapalooza! Bounce houses, games, food trucks, and FUN!

2022 Parkapalooza – Flyer

4th of July

FIRECRACKER MILE


Monday, July 4th
8:00 am
Liberty Park
$25 for adults 13+ ; $15 for kids 12 and under

The Firecracker Mile is a Independence Day tradition for everyone in the Sedalia area! A great way to start off your celebration!

PARADE

Monday, July 4
Downtown Sedalia
10:00 a.m.
Free

Kick off your 4th of July at the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Sedalia! This year’s theme will be America’s Superheroes! Enter your floats for free by contacting the park office. Prizes will be awarded to the Most Patriotic, Most Original, and Most Creative float!

PICNIC IN THE PARK

Monday, July 4
Centennial Shelter #1
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free

Bring your family out for a picnic in the park! Free hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be provided. Bounce houses and a live band will perform to keep the celebration going!

STAR SPANGLED SWIM

Monday, July 4
Centennial Pool
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Make a splash at our star spangled swim! Swimming is half price and free for military and veterans with an ID!

FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

Monday, July 4Missouri State Fairgrounds Grandstands
Fireworks start approx. at 9:30 p.m.
Free

End your evening with a fireworks spectacular show on the Missouri State Fairgrounds!

Outdoor Movie Night Encanto

August 20th
Free
Liberty Park Bandstand Area
Approx. 8:15pm start time
Bring your blankets and chairs and join us for an outdoor movie night in Liberty Park August 20th! Start time is approx. 8:15pm or when it is dark enough to see the screen. This event is free!
Special thank you to WILS for the grant to make this happen! Use the hashtag #WILSMovieNight when posting your photos from the movie night for a chance to win a Sedalia Parks prize pack!

Things that GO!

September 17th, 2022
Liberty Park
9:30am-11am
All Ages
Free

Join us for the 10th annual Things that “Go!” – a morning of fun exploring trucks and other vehicles of all shapes and sizes.  Kids can admire, wander around, climb on, and sit in all the vehicles on display. Registration not required; event is FREE.

2022 Things that GO

Outdoor Movie Night

October 7th, 2022
Liberty Park
Free Admission
Approx. start time 7:30pm

Grab your blanket and chairs and head to Liberty Park for our outdoor movie in the park! Enjoy an evening outdoors while watching Nightmare Before Christmas with your family and friends! This event is free to attend! Popcorn and your favorite move snacks will be available for purchase!

2022 Outdoor Movie – Nightmare Before Christmas

Boo Bash

Register by October 18th – Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

October 21st
Heckart Community Center
$10 per person
All Ages
6pm-8:30pm

This spooktacular event is for the whole family!  Supper, costume contest, games, craft, hayride, spooky swim, and of course, TREATS will make up the great “ghoulish” fun!  Sorry, no children drop-offs.  Don’t miss out on the best family Halloween party around!

COSTUME CONTEST DETAILS:   categories are: Cutest, Scariest, and Most Original.  Prizes will be awarded in each group; approx. times are:

Up to 24 months:  6:30 p.m.
Ages 2 – 3:  6:45 p.m.
Ages 4 – 6:  7:00 p.m.
Ages 7 – 9:  7:15 p.m.
Ages 10 – 12:  7:30 p.m.
Family Entries:  7:45 p.m.

2022 Boo Bash – Flyer

Trunk or Treat

Registration opens August 1st

October 28th, 2022
Centennial Park
Free Entry
6pm-8pm (or until candy runs out)

Join us for Trunk or Treat at Centennial Park! Trunks will be spaced out along the trail at Centennial Park to ensure safety! Walk up to the trunks and trick or treat!

Interested in decorating a trunk? Give us a call 660-826-4930 or register online for free! Everyone is welcome to enter; the more the merrier! Prize will be awarded to Scariest, Most Unique, and Cutest Trunk Design! Trunks must provide their own candy to pass out.

2022 Trunk or Treat – Flyer

Family Pizza Bingo

Register by November 1st – Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

November 4th, 2022
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 per person
Convention Hall

Looking for a fun family night? Family Pizza Bingo is back! Join us for a night full of bingo, prizes, and of course PIZZA!

 

Holiday Craft Show

Vendor Booths on sale now! Limited space 
$50 for a space without electric access
$60 for a space with electric access
**Spaces are given priority to those with homemade items**

December 3rd
Heckart Community Center Court 1 & 2
9am-4pm

Join us for our 2nd annual holiday craft show held at the Heckart Community Center! Support local crafters and buy local this holiday season!

Letters to Santa

Must be mailed in North Pole Mailbox by December 17th

December 1st – December 17th

Letters and envelopes can be picked up at Heckart Community Center. The North Pole Mail is located in the lobby of the Heckart Community Center! Mail your letters to Santa before December 17th to receive a letter from Santa! Letters are free to mail to residents in Pettis County! Please include a return address to make sure Santa mails you a letter back!

2022 Letters to Santa – Flyer

 

Breakfast with Santa

Register by December 1st – Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

December 3rd, 2022
Heckart Community Center
Select Your Session Time: 8am-9am or 9:30am – 10:30am
$8 per person

Santa and his family want to have breakfast with you! Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and his elves for a yummy breakfast, fun holiday crafts, and some reindeer games.  Get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus and tell them what’s on your Christmas wish list.

Santa’s elves must know how many to cook for so we need you to register by December 1st!  (Everyone in attendance must register/pay).

2022 Breakfast with Santa – Flyer

Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt

Register by December 4th – Registration opens August 1st

December 6th
Liberty Park
Ages 7-12ys
$10 per child

Santa and his elves will be visiting Liberty Park early and hiding candy canes all around the park. Bring your flashlight & bag and help us find them!  Santa will make a visit to enjoy cookies and hot cocoa. In case of inclement weather, the hunt will be indoors. Pre-registration is required with the Parks & Rec office by December 4th.  $10 person, and is limited to kids age 7-12.  Participants will need to bring a flashlight and a bag.

2022 Candy Cane Hunt – Flyer

Pizza and PJ’s with Santa

Register by December 2nd. Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

December 9th, 2022
Convention Hall
6pm – 7:30pm
$8 per person

Santa and his family want to have dinner with you! Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and his elves for a pizza in your PJ’s! Show off your fun Christmas PJs! Fun holiday crafts, snacks, and some reindeer games will kick off this fun evening!  Get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus and tell them what’s on your Christmas wish list.

Santa’s elves must know how many to cook for so we need you to register by December 2nd!  (Everyone in attendance must register/pay).

2022 Pizza and PJs with Santa – Flyer

Cookies with the Clauses

Register by December 9th – limited space! Registration opens August 1st

December 16th, 2022
Heckart Community Center
6pm-7:30pm
$10 per child
Ages 3-10ys

Calling all boys and girls ages 5 to 12 years. Mrs. Claus is coming to town and wants your help decorating some yummy desserts! You will also listen to holiday stories and enjoy some refreshments. Children will be split up into two rooms – one for 5-7ys and the other 8-12 ys to allow the kids to do activities more their age levels. Register by December 9th.

2022 Cookies with Clauses – Flyer

Register by July 15th
July 23rd
$10 per participant
4pm-5:30pm
Ages 5-13ys

Grab you gear and Nerf guns and join us for our first Nerf War! Registration includes prizes, snacks, and FUN! Participants must provide their own Nerf gun and safety goggles. Safety goggles will be provided or you may bring your own.

 

Saturday, July 30th, 2022
Celebrate Centennial Pool’s 50th Birthday with us July 30th! Centennial Pool will be 50¢ ALL DAY including concession items! This is only valid at Centennial Pool July 30th!

Ceremonies will begin at 10am-11am
Adult Swim: 11am – 12:50am
General Admission Swim: 1pm – 7pm

50¢ swimming and concessions all day! Give aways will also be happening throughout the day!

Must pre- register by July 6th – very limited space allowed for our friends with sensory needs

July 9th, 2022
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$5 per person
Heckart Community Center

We’re hosting a movie night! Open to those children and families with varying abilities to enjoy a movie night at the Heckart Community Center! This movie night will include pizza, a drink, and popcorn. Registration is $5 per person – you MUST pre-register as there is limited space so that our friends are not overwhelmed and it is a safe space.

2022 Sensory Friendly Movie Night – Flyer

Saturday, July 16
Liberty Park
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
All ages
$5 per wristband

Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month with us July 16 at Parkapalooza! Bounce houses, games, food trucks, and FUN!

2022 Parkapalooza – Flyer

FIRECRACKER MILE


Monday, July 4th
8:00 am
Liberty Park
$25 for adults 13+ ; $15 for kids 12 and under

The Firecracker Mile is a Independence Day tradition for everyone in the Sedalia area! A great way to start off your celebration!

PARADE

Monday, July 4
Downtown Sedalia
10:00 a.m.
Free

Kick off your 4th of July at the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Sedalia! This year’s theme will be America’s Superheroes! Enter your floats for free by contacting the park office. Prizes will be awarded to the Most Patriotic, Most Original, and Most Creative float!

PICNIC IN THE PARK

Monday, July 4
Centennial Shelter #1
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free

Bring your family out for a picnic in the park! Free hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be provided. Bounce houses and a live band will perform to keep the celebration going!

STAR SPANGLED SWIM

Monday, July 4
Centennial Pool
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Make a splash at our star spangled swim! Swimming is half price and free for military and veterans with an ID!

FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

Monday, July 4Missouri State Fairgrounds Grandstands
Fireworks start approx. at 9:30 p.m.
Free

End your evening with a fireworks spectacular show on the Missouri State Fairgrounds!

August 20th
Free
Liberty Park Bandstand Area
Approx. 8:15pm start time
Bring your blankets and chairs and join us for an outdoor movie night in Liberty Park August 20th! Start time is approx. 8:15pm or when it is dark enough to see the screen. This event is free!
Special thank you to WILS for the grant to make this happen! Use the hashtag #WILSMovieNight when posting your photos from the movie night for a chance to win a Sedalia Parks prize pack!

September 17th, 2022
Liberty Park
9:30am-11am
All Ages
Free

Join us for the 10th annual Things that “Go!” – a morning of fun exploring trucks and other vehicles of all shapes and sizes.  Kids can admire, wander around, climb on, and sit in all the vehicles on display. Registration not required; event is FREE.

2022 Things that GO

October 7th, 2022
Liberty Park
Free Admission
Approx. start time 7:30pm

Grab your blanket and chairs and head to Liberty Park for our outdoor movie in the park! Enjoy an evening outdoors while watching Nightmare Before Christmas with your family and friends! This event is free to attend! Popcorn and your favorite move snacks will be available for purchase!

2022 Outdoor Movie – Nightmare Before Christmas

Register by October 18th – Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

October 21st
Heckart Community Center
$10 per person
All Ages
6pm-8:30pm

This spooktacular event is for the whole family!  Supper, costume contest, games, craft, hayride, spooky swim, and of course, TREATS will make up the great “ghoulish” fun!  Sorry, no children drop-offs.  Don’t miss out on the best family Halloween party around!

COSTUME CONTEST DETAILS:   categories are: Cutest, Scariest, and Most Original.  Prizes will be awarded in each group; approx. times are:

Up to 24 months:  6:30 p.m.
Ages 2 – 3:  6:45 p.m.
Ages 4 – 6:  7:00 p.m.
Ages 7 – 9:  7:15 p.m.
Ages 10 – 12:  7:30 p.m.
Family Entries:  7:45 p.m.

2022 Boo Bash – Flyer

Registration opens August 1st

October 28th, 2022
Centennial Park
Free Entry
6pm-8pm (or until candy runs out)

Join us for Trunk or Treat at Centennial Park! Trunks will be spaced out along the trail at Centennial Park to ensure safety! Walk up to the trunks and trick or treat!

Interested in decorating a trunk? Give us a call 660-826-4930 or register online for free! Everyone is welcome to enter; the more the merrier! Prize will be awarded to Scariest, Most Unique, and Cutest Trunk Design! Trunks must provide their own candy to pass out.

2022 Trunk or Treat – Flyer

Register by November 1st – Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

November 4th, 2022
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 per person
Convention Hall

Looking for a fun family night? Family Pizza Bingo is back! Join us for a night full of bingo, prizes, and of course PIZZA!

 

Vendor Booths on sale now! Limited space 
$50 for a space without electric access
$60 for a space with electric access
**Spaces are given priority to those with homemade items**

December 3rd
Heckart Community Center Court 1 & 2
9am-4pm

Join us for our 2nd annual holiday craft show held at the Heckart Community Center! Support local crafters and buy local this holiday season!

Must be mailed in North Pole Mailbox by December 17th

December 1st – December 17th

Letters and envelopes can be picked up at Heckart Community Center. The North Pole Mail is located in the lobby of the Heckart Community Center! Mail your letters to Santa before December 17th to receive a letter from Santa! Letters are free to mail to residents in Pettis County! Please include a return address to make sure Santa mails you a letter back!

2022 Letters to Santa – Flyer

 

Register by December 1st – Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

December 3rd, 2022
Heckart Community Center
Select Your Session Time: 8am-9am or 9:30am – 10:30am
$8 per person

Santa and his family want to have breakfast with you! Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and his elves for a yummy breakfast, fun holiday crafts, and some reindeer games.  Get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus and tell them what’s on your Christmas wish list.

Santa’s elves must know how many to cook for so we need you to register by December 1st!  (Everyone in attendance must register/pay).

2022 Breakfast with Santa – Flyer

Register by December 4th – Registration opens August 1st

December 6th
Liberty Park
Ages 7-12ys
$10 per child

Santa and his elves will be visiting Liberty Park early and hiding candy canes all around the park. Bring your flashlight & bag and help us find them!  Santa will make a visit to enjoy cookies and hot cocoa. In case of inclement weather, the hunt will be indoors. Pre-registration is required with the Parks & Rec office by December 4th.  $10 person, and is limited to kids age 7-12.  Participants will need to bring a flashlight and a bag.

2022 Candy Cane Hunt – Flyer

Register by December 2nd. Limited space! Registration opens August 1st

December 9th, 2022
Convention Hall
6pm – 7:30pm
$8 per person

Santa and his family want to have dinner with you! Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and his elves for a pizza in your PJ’s! Show off your fun Christmas PJs! Fun holiday crafts, snacks, and some reindeer games will kick off this fun evening!  Get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus and tell them what’s on your Christmas wish list.

Santa’s elves must know how many to cook for so we need you to register by December 2nd!  (Everyone in attendance must register/pay).

2022 Pizza and PJs with Santa – Flyer

Register by December 9th – limited space! Registration opens August 1st

December 16th, 2022
Heckart Community Center
6pm-7:30pm
$10 per child
Ages 3-10ys

Calling all boys and girls ages 5 to 12 years. Mrs. Claus is coming to town and wants your help decorating some yummy desserts! You will also listen to holiday stories and enjoy some refreshments. Children will be split up into two rooms – one for 5-7ys and the other 8-12 ys to allow the kids to do activities more their age levels. Register by December 9th.

2022 Cookies with Clauses – Flyer