The City has four parks – Houck Park, Veteran’s Park, Memorial (South) Park and Minnie Beard (Library) Park. Houck Park and Memorial Park have pavilions and playground equipment. The pavilions may be reserved for use at no charge by filling out a form at City Hall (573-222-3162).
Veteran’s Park has a stage and covered seating area that may be reserved for a $50 fee. Minnie Beard Park has playground equipment and park benches in a shaded area.
The Park Board consist of nine appointed members who are residents of the City and up to four appointed members from the rural community as “development” members. This Board supervises the management and affairs of the parks within the City.