RESCHEDULED to JULY * FREE MOVIE in the PARK night

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Note: This has been rescheduled to July due to rain in the forecast. FREE Community Movie Night in the Park featuring THE GOONIES. The Dollar Bill Kids Club from Central Bank of the Midwest presents The Goonies! Located at Platte Ridge Park/Soccer Field Complex. Central Bank will provide popcorn and …

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Instructional Kayak Event

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Kayaking for Beginners Experience kayaking first hand at the FREE Kayak event July 17, 2021, starting at 9 am! Boats and gear will be supplied; bring your own boat if you have one. Instruction will be given on paddle movement and motion, boat basics and safety. Participants will experience kayaking …

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Fishing at Platte Ridge Park

Free Fishing Day CANCELLED 2021

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THE FREE FISHING CLINIC IS CANCELLED 2021. The Missouri Department of Conservation and Platte County Parks & Recreation will host a free fishing clinic at the Platte Ridge Park fishing pond. The Conservation Department will have poles, hooks, and bobbers available for use, and Platte County Parks will provide the …

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Pop Up Duck’s Head Float! May 21, 2021

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REGISTER for the event whether you are bringing your own boat or renting!!!! Click on REGISTER HERE to sign up!!   Bring your own boat: Don’t forget your paddle, water and life preserver. Kayaks, Canoes, or SUPs welcome! Rentals available for $10 non refundable fee. Please wear appropriate river clothing …

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Parks & Recreation Request for Bid

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Parks & Recreation Request for Bid Seeking bids for Roof Replacement & Structure repairs at Barry Platte Park Main Shelter. PRE-Bid meeting: Friday, March 26, 2021, at 2PM on site at the shelter: 8526 NW Old Stagecoach Road, KCMO 64154 Sealed bids due: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 9AM at …

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100 Mile Challenge

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100 mile challenge details   For more information call 816-858-3419. Event Details Cost: FREE  Date: February 1 -May 11, 2021 Location: Virtual 5K

Outreach Grant Applications are Open

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The Platte County Commission developed the Outreach Grant Program to promote the development of local parks and recreation facilities and programs and to enhance the quality of life for all residents.  Applicants must be a local government, school district or other public subdivision of the state of Missouri. In addition, IRS-designated …

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Funded Projects and Grants

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Over the past 20 years, the 1/2 cent sales tax has funded multiple projects and grants within Platte County.  Please click the buttons below to access information about these projects.   

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2020 Youth Sports & Activities Grant Opportunity

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Platte County Parks is pleased to announce a new grant program geared towards assisting with Youth Sports and Activities. $250,000 has been allocated for this grant program from the 1/2 cent sales tax which funds parks and recreation in Platte County. The application is now available and is due back …

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Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge

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Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge New Challenge! Starts Monday February 1, 2021 The MARATHON challenge consists of 3 levels or choices: Can you get to the 262 Club? 5K = 50 miles in 100 days 10K = 100 miles in 100 days 26.2 miles the Marathon level = 262 …

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