Farmington and its surrounding area are teeming with recreational opportunities, making it easy to fill a day with both active and passive activities. The Farmington Parks and Recreation Department oversees the area’s park system. Fifteen parks, two aquatic facilities, one community center and a Bike Hostile line the streets of the community.
The Farmington Parks and Recreation Departments offers a variety of programming including adult softball and volleyball leagues, futsal, volleyball, baseball/softball, soccer and basketball leagues for youth, instructional sport programs, and hosts a number of community events, such as the Wiggle and Giggle Fishing Derby, Winter Wonderland Movies in the Park, Dog Swim, Underwater Egg Hunt and many other special events.
Farmington’s 17 parks offer opportunities for fishing, walking and hiking trails, nature sanctuary, community vegetable garden, playgrounds, ball and soccer fields, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, inline skating, BMX riding, inline skating, off leash dog park, wedding ceremony site, picnicking and beautiful open space.
Farmington Parks and Recreation operates two Aquatic Facilities. The Farmington Community Civic Center features a year-round indoor water park with six-lane pool, a leisure pool with vortex whirlpool, mini-slide, lazy river and one two story slide. Open between Memorial Day and Labor Day the Farmington Water Park is comprised of an interactive playground, a play area for children, The Rivers Edge Splash Pad, two giant slides, a Lazy River winding over 500 feet and 300 chaise lounge chairs for those who are looking for a little relaxation under the sun.
Residents and guests of Farmington have access to The Farmington Community Civic Center, which house 3 multi-use courts equipped for basketball, volleyball and soccer, an 1/8 mile track, modern fitness facility group fitness classes and numerous programs and activities. The Centene Center a 800 seat Auditorium with a state-of-the-art sound system is located at the Community center hosting great events such as weddings, business meetings, plays and concerts.
Chris Conway, CPRP
2 Black Knight Dr.
Farmington, MO 63640