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Jackson County Parks + Rec

March 17, 2020

Dear Special Population Services Family and Friends,

Our leadership team has issued a new contingency plans for the COVID-19 virus.  Our first priority is keeping the individuals we support and our staff healthy and safe.  All  Jackson County Parks + Rec programs are cancelled through April 30th, 2020.

Please watch our website so you will know when events resume:

If you have question, please feel free to contact: Terri Jones McMillan, 816-503-4853(w); 816-918-8017(c).

The mission of Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Special Population Services is to provide professional, multi-recreational services enabling the developmentally disabled of Jackson County to achieve independence, self-fulfillment and physical fitness through athletic and social events.

Therapeutic Recreational Programming

Sports Programs provide participants with opportunities to develop physical fitness skills, good sportsmanship and team camaraderie. They also encourage friendships with families, members of other leagues and people within the community. Various sports leagues are offered year-round for interested persons eight years of age and older. All disabilities are encouraged to participate. Individual and team competitive opportunities are available. Athletes can demonstrate skills and abilities in local, regional, state and international competitions. Their programs offers training on a competitive level in a variety of event areas.

Outreach offers diverse therapeutic programming opportunities for individuals of Jackson County with intellectual and physical disabilities including Dances, On the Town Club and Specialized Classes (arts and crafts, gardening, scrapbooking)

Sports Programs

  • Aquatics
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Boccia/Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Equestrian
  • Flag Football
  • Floor Hockey
  • Horseshoes
  • Powerlifting
  • Skiing-Alpine/Cross Country
  • Snowshoeing
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Weight Training
  • Wheelchair Slalom


Special Population Services
22807 Woods Chapel Road, Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-503-4812

Contact (click to email)
Ongie Douglas
Cheryl Heltzel
Terri Jones McMillan
Berma Webb

May 2020

Friday, May 15, 2020
6:30 pm8:30 pm
Harris Park Community Center, 110 SW Blue Parkway, Lee's Summit, MO 64063

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