Parks and Recreation

Department Summary

The mission of Grain Valley Parks & Recreation is to provide exceptional recreational and leisure services to all citizens of the community through a diverse offering of programs in quality park and recreational facilities.

The City of Grain Valley Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of programs and activities to those of all ages, interests and abilities. As our community continues to grow, we will continue to strive to meet the recreational needs of all our citizens.

Department Structure

The Director of Parks and Recreation is responsible for the management of the Community Center Manager, Park Superintendent and Recreation Supervisor.  The Community Center Manager and Recreation Supervisor manages a staff of part-time and seasonal employees.  The Park Superintendent oversees two full-time Park Maintenance employees and seasonal staff.

Shannon Davies – Director of Parks & Recreation
Jim Meyer – Community Center Manager
Jerry Jones – Park Superintendent
Melissa Strader – Recreation Supervisor

Additional Information

Quick P&R Web Page Links:
Programs & Events
Community Center
Aquatic Center

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Click Here To View Our Most Recent Activity Guide (Fall/Winter 2017)

Click Here To View Our Most Current Edition Of The Park Preview (January/February 2018)
*If you are interested in receiving The Park Preview (a bi-monthly eNewsletter), please send your e-mail address to Melissa Strader.

Click Here To View GVPR Program Reminder Text/E-Mail Alert Instructions
*If you would like to receive program reminders via text, push notification, or e-mail please click the link above and follow the instructions provided to sign up! We send a reminder on days of registration deadlines as well as a reminder on the day of free events.

Frequently Asked Questions
Aquatic Center
Community Center
Programs & Events

Parks & Recreation Director
Shannon Davies

Grain Valley
Community Center

713 S Main Street
Grain Valley, MO 64029
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5:30pm – 10:00pm
Friday 5:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 6:00pm

Phone: (816) 847-6230
Fax: (816) 867-2053