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Posted on: March 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] LPR COVID-19 [Update 5/29]

With Clay County Public Health Center moving to Phase 2, Step 2 of its recovery plan, Liberty Parks & Rec continues to slowly and responsibly re-open parks amenities. As of June 1, the following amenities will be available to parks visitors. 

  • Playgrounds (Park visitors are advised that use of playgrounds is at their own risk as the equipment is not sanitized. Use of masks and social distancing are encouraged.)
  • Restrooms 
  • All parks & trails
  • All pickleball, volleyball and tennis courts
  • Bennett Park skatepark

The Ruth Moore sprayground is slated to open mid-June. 

Please follow the social distancing and personal hygiene guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control when using the parks.

Previous Closures/Cancellations

  • Playgrounds and Restrooms Closed (3/26 until further notice)
    • Please follow the social distancing and personal hygiene guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control when using the parks. We apologize for the inconvenience but care about the health and wellness of our community. Learn more about parks and trails use.
  • Liberty Community Center (LCC)
    • Closed through May 31
    • including all facilities, programs and activities
  • Liberty Silver Center
    • Programs and lunches are suspended until further notice
      • per recommendation from Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
  • Liberty Access Bus
    • Trips are suspended through May 15
  • Liberty Performing Arts Theatre
    • Events cancelled until further notice
  • Youth Sports
    • Youth Soccer- Cancelled
    • Youth Volleyball- Cancelled
    • Youth Tennis Lessons- April, May and June Cancelled
    • Liberty Storm Swim Team- Cancelled
    • Baseball, Softball and T-Ball- Cancelled
      • Credit on file or full refund is available
      • LPR staff are developing additional recreational activities for the summer
  • Tippi Toes Dance
    • Suspended until LCC opens
  • FastKick Martial Arts
    • Session III is cancelled (3/23-4/17)
    • Session IV is TBA
  • ActivStars Karate
    • Suspended until LCC opens
  • Adult Sports
    • Volleyball, Basketball and Softball- Cancelled (full amount will be refunded)
    • summer adult softball leagues have been cancelled. LPR is continuing to work through a plan that may allow for a late June start for a session. Stay tuned!
  • Dog Obedience
    • Postponed until LCC opens
  • Capitol Federal® Sports Complex of Liberty
    • Tournaments cancelled through May 31
  • Park shelter rentals
    • Cancelled through May 31
  • Popcorn in the park - rescheduled for August 28

To stay up to date on City of Liberty actions related to COVID-19, please visit 

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