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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Cantwell Park improvements completed

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce that the repairs and improvements to the basketball court at Cantwell Park located at N Sunshine and Mockingbird Ln. are now complete.

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Next Trips for Kids group bicycle ride Sept. 10 – Bikes now available for loan!

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce that it will now be able to loan out bikes to kids at no cost to participate in the FREE Trips for Kids TriLakes program, an organization that provides safe, professionally...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Doggie Swim Night at Branson AquaPlex September 5

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BRANSON, Mo – All furry four-legged friends are invited to the Branson AquaPlex on Monday, September 5, 2022, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. for the annual end-of-season Doggie Swim event to play fetch, paddle around in the shallow end or take a plunge off of the...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Fall Community Garage Sale September 10

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will hold its semi-annual Community Garage Sale in the Branson RecPlex Parking lot on Saturday, September 10, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to provide community members a chance to sell items or look for a deal....

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Now Registering for Fall Youth Volleyball at the RecPlex

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BRANSON, Mo – Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s 2022 Fall Youth Volleyball season, which is available for youth who are in first through eighth grades.

This league offers a great opportunity to improve te...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Registration Open for Fall Youth Soccer

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for fall co-ed Youth and PeeWee Soccer.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are between five and 15 years old. Practices begin on August 29, 2022. ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Registration Now Open for Youth Flag Football

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for Youth Flag Football for students in kindergarten through third grades, which is designed to introduce youth to the fundamentals of football in a safe and exciting way...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

FREE Water Safety and Survival Skills class August 3

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a free Water Safety and Survival Skills class on August 3, 2022, at the Branson AquaPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to instruct attendees...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Beat the heat – special local discount to AquaPlex in August

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to offer a special discount for Branson residents to the AquaPlex swimming pool on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the month of August.

Branson residents can enjoy a discounted rate of $3.0...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Registration now open for Parks & Rec Adult Softball leagues

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Adult Softball leagues which are offered on different evenings and designed for different skill levels to offer an opportunity for all interested players.

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

FREE Swim Day at Branson AquaPlex July 27

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to offer its second Free Swim Day on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in partnership with State Park Marina.

In lieu of admission, the Parks Department asks that each person bring one non-peri...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Special Night Swim at the Branson AquaPlex with live DJ July 22

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a family-friendly Night Swim at the AquaPlex on July 22, 2022, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. with live music from DJ Aaron Space of Prince Ivan.

This fun event will include games, conces...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Registration now open for Youth Swim Clinic July 11-29

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for a Youth Swim Clinic for beginners and advanced swimmers that will take place the last three weeks of July. 

The Youth Swim Clinic is available for ch...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

FREE swim day at Branson AquaPlex June 22

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to offer a FREE Swim Day on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, presented in partnership by The Track Family Fun Parks.

This is a first come, first served event due to the pool’s maximum person c...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Registration now open for new Youth and Adult Kickball Leagues

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for its first ever summer youth and adult Kickball Leagues which will take place on Mondays in June and July at Alexander Park. The deadline to register for the leagues i...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Challenger Summer Soccer Camps begin June 20

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is partnering with Challenger Sports to offer two summer soccer camps at the Branson RecPlex, June 20-24 and July 18-22, for children who are three to fourteen years old.  

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Dedicate a Branson park bench or tree to celebrate loved ones

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is proud to offer a Memorial Bench and Memorial Tree Program to offer citizens an opportunity to memorialize and celebrate a friend or family member by dedicating a bench or tree in their honor, ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Branson AquaPlex opens May 28 – season passes now available

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will open the Branson AquaPlex, a 12,250 sq. ft. aquatic park featuring a pool with water slides, play structures, a climbing wall and a diving well on May 28, 2022.

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Registration open for Parks & Recreation Branson Waves Swim Team

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for the 2022 Branson Waves Swim Team, a program designed to offer instruction on stroke development and improvement through daily practices and competitions for kids ages four through ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

City of Branson receives Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA ‘Growth Award’

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BRANSON, Mo – In addition to earning the title of a Tree City USA for 27 years, the Arbor Day Foundation has given the City of Branson the Tree City USA Growth Award to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management.

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Reel in the big one at the Rotary Youth Fishing Tournament April 24

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The Branson Daybreakers Rotary Club will host its popular Kid’s Fishing Derby at the fishing ponds at Eiserman Park on Sunday, April 24, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Fishers will be divided into three age groups, 3-6 years, 7-10 years and 11-14 y...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Branson Community Center announces spring 2022 activities

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has just released a full slate of great activities and events for the spring of 2022 at the Branson Community Center, a place designed to provide activities and opportunities for people of all ages who have a ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Spring Community Garage Sale at Branson RecPlex April 30

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its eighth semi-annual Community Garage Sale at the Branson RecPlex parking lot on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with vendor set-up beginning at 6:00 a.m.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Free tree seedlings to be given away at community Arbor Day Celebration April 22

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Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department will host an Arbor Day Celebration on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at Eiserman Park located at 201 Compton Drive. 

As part of the Arbor Day celebration, Mayor Larry Milton will declare...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Major improvements and repairs starting at Cantwell Park

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has started much needed repairs to the basketball courts at Cantwell Park located at N Sunshine and Mockingbird Ln.

While the repairs are expected to take up to one month to complete, the park, including the pl...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Registration open for April 16 Kid’s Garage Sale

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will hold its Kid’s Community Garage Sale, an opportunity for children to learn important life skills, on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex gymnasium, located at 151...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Branson Doggie Easter Egg Hunt April 16

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its second annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Stockstill Park, located at 524 Stockstill Lane.

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Free Parks & Rec Community Easter Egg Hunt April 16

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce it will host the sixth annual Branson Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 16, 2022, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Branson RecPlex ball fields for all children up to 10-years old.  ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Parks Department receives new, larger, trash truck

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a new trash truck which was budgeted for and approved by the Board of Aldermen in January of this year that will be used by the park maintenance staff to pick up trash from City parks, t...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

North Beach Park closed March 10-14 for tree management

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson’s North Beach Park, located at 401 Eastlake St., will be closed to the public from March 10 through March 14 for the removal of hazardous trees that will help maintain the park for years to come.

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration open for April 2 Father-Daughter Dance

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its twelfth annual Father-Daughter Dance, designed to provide a fun opportunity for dads and daughters to make special memories, on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at th...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration open for April 2 Mother-Son Event

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its fourth annual Mother-Son Event, designed to provide an opportunity for mothers, grandmothers, aunts, stepmothers and other guardians to spend an afternoon or evening doing all sorts...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Registration open for Spring Adult Basketball & Volleyball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Spring Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball leagues which are designed for teams of all skill levels and offer the opportunity to play in a recreational, intermediate or ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Registration open for Youth Baseball and Softball leagues

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s Youth Baseball, Softball and Tiny Tot T-Ball leagues.

Youth baseball leagues are available for boys 5 to 12-years old and youth softball leagues are available for girls 5 to 12-ye...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Registration open for school-age Spring Break Camp March 14-18

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Spring Break Camp which runs March 14-18 for area children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

Participants can sign up for the entire week program or choose the days th...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Registration open for Spring Youth Volleyball

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s 2022 Spring Youth Volleyball season, which is available for girls in first through eighth grades.

This spring league offers an opportunity for individual and team entries to focus...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Parks Department Summer Job Fair March 12

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a job fair on Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, for anyone interested in working on the Parks & Recreation team th...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Registration open for Spring Youth Soccer

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now registering for its popular spring co-ed Youth and PeeWee Soccer programs.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are between five and 15-years old. Practices begin on March 7, 2022. Teams wi...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Grant funds removal of invasive and dangerous trees at Branson Parks

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation to remove invasive tree species, hazardous trees and other nuisance plants at six parks that will help grow and maintain the parks fo...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Parks & Recreation Receives grant for Youth Scholarship Program

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a $4,900 grant from the Skaggs Legacy Endowment to fund its Youth Scholarship Program which allows children to participate in its programs at a greatly reduced cost.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Christmas ‘Adopt-A-Senior’ begins Nov. 22

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Christmas wish lists from local senior citizens are available at the Branson Community Center and the Branson RecPlex beginning Monday, November 22, 2021, for those who would like to participate in the Parks & Recreation Adopt-A-Senior program that sp...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Tickets now on sale for Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt December 10

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its second annual Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt on Friday night, December 10, 2021, at the Branson Community Center for children who are three to 12-years old.

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Breakfast with Santa December 11 at Branson RecPlex

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Santa will make a special visit to the Branson RecPlex for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Breakfast with Santa presented by McDonald’s on Saturday morning, December 11, 2021.

Three sessions are available at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

New eco-friendly walking path opens Nov. 1 at Eiserman Park

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department invites the public and media to a ribbon cutting celebration for a new eco-friendly walking trail, specifically designed to keep tires out of the landfill and improve water quality in nearby Lake Tan...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Parks & Recreation now registering for Youth Basketball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for boys and girls youth basketball which is available for children who are in kindergarten through eighth grade. The deadline to register is Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

Practices begin...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Registration open for November 2 youth Archery Clinic

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s fall archery clinic for children in fourth grade and up to introduce youth to archery, one of the fastest growing sports in the country.

This clinic takes place on three consecuti...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Registration open for Oct. 22 FREE School’s Out Camp

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for a FREE School’s Out Camp on Friday, October 22, 2021, for children in kindergarten through eighth grades while area schools are out of session for fall break.

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Branson’s BOOnanza returns October 29

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its annual Halloween BOOnanza celebration on Friday, October 29, 2021, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. along the walking path at the Branson RecPlex ball field complex.

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Registration open for Spring Youth Soccer

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now registering for its popular spring co-ed Youth and PeeWee Soccer programs.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are between five and 15-years old. Practices begin on March 7, 2022. Teams wi...

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