columbia parks and recreation http://kbia.org en Free taillights for Columbia bicyclists http://kbia.org/post/free-taillights-columbia-bicyclists <p>Flyers attached to bikes all over the city have the potential to get free taillights for cyclists in Columbia.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:24:40 +0000 Blair Ussary 48301 at http://kbia.org Free taillights for Columbia bicyclists Boone County wants Columbia to control a portion of MKT Trail http://kbia.org/post/boone-county-wants-columbia-control-portion-mkt-trail <p><a href="https://www.gocolumbiamo.com/ParksandRec/">Columbia Parks and Recreation</a> is considering taking control of a 4-mile portion of the MKT trail that connects Columbia with Katy Trail.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:23:34 +0000 Joshua Teasley 43018 at http://kbia.org Boone County wants Columbia to control a portion of MKT Trail Columbia residents provide input on Douglass Park plans http://kbia.org/post/columbia-residents-provide-input-douglass-park-plans <p>Columbia’s Parks and Recreation Department is considering two new projects for improvements to Douglass Park. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:10:00 +0000 Romain Cluzel 42811 at http://kbia.org Columbia residents provide input on Douglass Park plans New trails could be coming to Columbia http://kbia.org/post/new-trails-could-be-coming-columbia <p>The city of Columbia hopes to develop a 30-mile trail loop around the city over the next decade.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/15jFOd3">KOMU</a>&nbsp;reports that the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department envisions the interconnected trail network as part of its long-range master plan.</p><p>Park Development Superintendent Mike Snyder says the project would double the total length of city trails and could cost between $15 million and $25 million. He emphasized that the city has no detailed designs for the trails yet, and the project could take closer to 20 years to become a reality.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:52:51 +0000 Associated Press 36931 at http://kbia.org New trails could be coming to Columbia Columbia's Green Meadows neighborhood connects to trail, Nixon unveils '100 Missouri Mile' project http://kbia.org/post/columbias-green-meadows-neighborhood-connects-trail-nixon-unveils-100-missouri-mile-project <p>Thousands of Missourians across the state are challenging themselves to log 100 miles of outdoor activity before the year ends. Columbia Parks and Recreation officials held a dedication ceremony for the Greenbriar Trail connector yesterday evening.</p><p>For Parks and Recreation Director Mike Griggs, safety for residents was the biggest concern. The new connector trail links about 1,500 homes in the Green Meadows area to the Columbia trail system that were previously without access.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 13:57:24 +0000 Katie Link 36132 at http://kbia.org Columbia's Green Meadows neighborhood connects to trail, Nixon unveils '100 Missouri Mile' project Columbia plans to expand its parks and trails http://kbia.org/post/columbia-plans-expand-its-parks-and-trails <p></p><p>The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is reviewing its 10-year development plan.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:03:14 +0000 Joshua Teasley 33282 at http://kbia.org Columbia plans to expand its parks and trails Residents asked to give opinions on a proposed Columbia park http://kbia.org/post/residents-asked-give-opinions-proposed-columbia-park <p>Boone County residents are being asked their opinions on a proposal for a new park. Columbia Parks and Recreation is proposing building a park in the 30-acres known as Jay-Dix Station in Boone County just southwest of Columbia. The funding for the $125,000 project was approved as part of a 2010 park sales tax approved by voters.</p><p>Columbia Parks and Recreation Department Director Mike Hood says this is something Columbia residents have been asking for.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:51:52 +0000 Alyssa Caruso 21799 at http://kbia.org Columbia Parks and Recreation still pushing for Grindstone Creek Trail http://kbia.org/post/columbia-parks-and-recreation-still-pushing-grindstone-creek-trail <p>Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is moving forward on the contested Grindstone Creek Trail project.</p><p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 22:39:44 +0000 Jake Lasofsky 21305 at http://kbia.org Columbia Parks and Recreation still pushing for Grindstone Creek Trail Down by the river http://kbia.org/post/down-river <p>This week we head down to the Missouri River, hear a technology-centric essay about cell phones and celebrate Easter a few days early. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 21:45:05 +0000 Scarlett Robertson & Kurt Wook & Natalie Cheng 11990 at http://kbia.org Down by the river Columbia parks and rec looking to add new activities http://kbia.org/post/columbia-parks-and-rec-looking-add-new-activities <p>Columbia&rsquo;s Parks and Recreation committee wants suggestions from residents about new outdoor and indoor activities in the city.</p><p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:45:05 +0000 Donovan Ferguson 10720 at http://kbia.org Columbia parks and rec looking to add new activities Upgrades Announced to Columbia's Parks and Rec Department http://kbia.org/post/upgrades-announced-columbias-parks-and-rec-department <p>Columbia&rsquo;s Parks and Recreation Department unveiled its new ten-year plan Tuesday during a public meeting at the Activity and Recreation Center. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:54:04 +0000 Leanne Butkovic 2081 at http://kbia.org Upgrades Announced to Columbia's Parks and Rec Department