Raytown Parks & Recreation

raytownparks5912 Lane, Raytown 64133
(816) 358-4100

parks1Shelter House Reservations

Reservations for the current year can be made starting the first working day in January for the shelters in Colman Park (2), Kenagy Park (1), and Kritser Park (1).  Come in or call us to make the reservations.  Hours available for park use are from 7 am – 11 pm.  We offer half day rentals (7 am – 3 pm or 3 pm – 11 pm) for $80 and all day rentals for $120.



Sarah Colman-Livengood Park59th & Lane. This 15 acre park includes 2 shelter houses for rental, 4 lighted tennis courts, a lighted softball field, basketball court, playground, horseshoe pit and walking trail – .63 miles in length.

C. Lee Kenagy Park79th & Raytown Rd. This 18 acre park includes 6 shelter houses (2 for rental), 4 lighted tennis courts, 2 playgrounds, softball field, walking trail – .44 miles in length, a fishing pond and the “Raytown Skate Park” for skateboards and rollerblades.

Southwood Park – 81st & Arlington. This 10 acre park includes a basketball court, 1 tennis court, shelter house, ball field and a playground.

Minor Smith Park – 81st & Ash – This 10 acre park includes a basketball court, 2 lighted tennis courts, shelter house, playground, 3 Frisbee Golf baskets, and walking trails – outside loop .43 miles and inside loop .31 miles in length.

parks3Raytown BMX Track12605 Frost Rd. This 5-acre park includes a BMX track and soccer practice areas.  raytownbmx.org

Little Blue Trace Park – 350 Hwy. & Noland Rd. This 33-acre park includes 4 lighted softball fields, 2 soccer fields, restroom and picnic shelters.

Henry C. Kritser Park – 75th & Woodson. This 12 acre park includes 2 playgrounds, 2 shelter houses (1 for rental), ball fields, shuffleboard court and a walking trail – this park has four loops.  See our website for trail information.

See raytownparks.com for trail information.


Community Events:

41st Annual Fishing Derby

The Raytown Parks Department will host its Annual Fishing Derby on June 2 at Kenagy Lake from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.  The derby is free and open to Raytown residents of all ages. Registration for the derby will begin at 8:00a.m.

Kids Day at Kenagy  (Date TBD)

This is a free event, open to all ages, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. There will be a petting zoo for the kids to enjoy. Also a police car, a firetruck, and an ambulance will be there for the kids to explore.

Movies in the Park

FREE, movies start at Dusk. The Raytown Parks Department will show several free movies this year at Kenagy Park.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and settle in to watch the movies.

Raytown Arts & Music Festival
– August 25, 2018
The Raytown Parks Department will be hosting an Arts and Music Festival at Kenagy Park, starting at 1:00 p.m. through 6:00 p.m. The Park will be set up with artists around the main walking trail displaying their works and selling to the public. There will also be art activities for kids to participate in one of the shelter houses in the park.