NOTICE: Due to extraordinary circumstances regarding the novel Coronavirus COVID-19, Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation facilities, meetings and programs will suspend all activities until April 3 at a minimum. Visit the City's Coronavirus Information page here for up to date details. 
Current Cancellations
Egg Dive at Central Municipal has been canceled
April S.T.A.R. program

Activity Changes (Subject to Change)
Youth Track Club: Registration deadline is now April 3 with a start date of April 7
Boys Youth Baseball Ages 4-12: Early registration deadline is April 10 | Coaches meeting is April 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Osage Centre | Late registration deadline is April 17 | Start date of May 11
Homeschool P.E.: Will resume on April 17 and go through May 15
Girls Youth Softball League: Registration deadline is April 14 | Coaches meeting is April 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Osage Centre | Start date of May 18

Parks & Recreation 

Welcome to the beautiful river city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and to the great opportunities that you and your family can take advantage of within our wonderful park system. Whether you are just visiting or you are a long time resident, our staff is here to help make your experience in Cape Girardeau parks, facilities and trails memorable. We have a large variety of fun, affordable recreational programs, activities and events for all ages offered throughout the year that can satisfy most every interest - from sports like softball, volleyball, basketball, golfing and pickle ball to aquatics, arts and crafts, fitness, dances, triathlons, historic reenactments and more! Please let us know how we can assist you. We hope you enjoy all Cape Girardeau has to offer and we invite you to our PLAYCAPE experience! Click here to read about the National Recreation & Parks Association report titled "2018 Americans' Engagement With Parks."

  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024
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