About Us

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is located in the Branson RecPlex at 1501 Branson Hills Parkway.  Please contact us with questions or inquiries about parks or program opportunities.  The Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for the oversight of 16 city parks totaling more than 300 acres, ranging from small neighborhood parks to large wilderness areas with hiking trails.  We are responsible for the delivery of a wide variety of recreational programs and special events to our citizens.  We welcome your participation and input so give us a call at (417) 335-2368.


Our Mission Statement
We will be progressive, innovative and resourceful and will work in partnership with citizens to provide recreational opportunities for the enjoyment of our community.  We are committed to maintain quality parks and facilities to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Branson.

The Department is headed by the Director of Parks & Recreation, Cindy Shook, and Assistant Director, Jason Reinsch, and consists of the following divisions:

Recreation Services

Our staff coordinates recreation programs, sports leagues and special events for all ages throughout the city at various locations and facilities.  For information regarding youth sports and leagues, contact Recreation Specialist, Carlie Allison.  For information regarding adult sports, special events, Day Camp or the Branson Waves Swim Team, contact Recreation Specialist, Holly Mullen.    

Park & Recreation Facilities
Interested in using room space or having a birthday party at the Pool?  There are plenty of places to have fun Branson.  We oversee facilities such as the Branson RecPlex, the AquaPlex, the Picnic Pavilions.  We even have a Dog Park for your four-legged friends.  Contact Facilities & Aquatic Manager Taylor Lee regarding these facilties.  Or if your looking for an even larger place for a family reunion or wedding reception, you may want to consider renting the Branson Community Center.   Contact Commuity Center Manager Traci Burrow with all your questions.  

Park Maintenance
Our department oversees 16 parks in the City of Branson that offer a variety of recreation and leisure opportunities.  Each park has different features to offer, including picnic pavilions, playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, walking paths and trails.  Jim Cartright serves as the Park Maintenance Supervisor in charge of maintenance for City Parks and the Branson RecPlex.

How to contact us:
Branson Parks & Recreation Department

1501 Branson Hills Parkway
Branson, MO 65616
Phone: (417) 335-2368
Fax: (417) 335-2523

Find a Park

Currently, the City of Branson has 16 parks serving residents and visitors. These parks offer a wide variety of opportunities from swimming to nature trails.

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