Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Directory

Administrative Offices
Parks & Recreation Department Staff
Roger T. Sermon Community Center Offices
George Owens Nature Park
Truman Memorial Building
Palmer Center
Adventure Oasis Water Park
Senior Adult Nutrition Site Program
Sports Administration
Veterans Hall & Veterans Video Project
Youth Sport Associations
Sports Information Line
Powerhouse Theatre Reservation Line

Administrative Offices

Director Truman Memorial Building
1st Floor
416 W. Maple
Office: (816) 325-7210, Fax: (816) 325-7361
Parks and Grounds Maintenance 320 E. Lexington
Office: (816) 325-7384
Recreation Facilities, Programs & Services Truman Memorial Building
Ground Floor
416 W. Maple
Office: (816) 325-7843 Fax: (816) 325-7842
Woodlawn Cemetery 701 South Noland Road
Office: (816) 325-7365

 

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Parks and Recreation Department Staff

Eric Urfer Parks and Recreation Director
Tamara Bennetzen Administrative Specialist III
Janie Sanchez Parks & Recreation Technician
Julie Heide Administrative Specialist II
 Jodi Wynn Recreation Manager
Cheryl DeHaan  Recreation Program Supervisor
Jeff Umbreit Recreation Program Supervisor
Rachel Smith Recreation Program Supervisor
Kristin Zimmerman Recreation Program Supervisor
Parker Higgins Recreation Coordinator
  Recreation Coordinator
Miriam Alexander Seniors Recreation Specialist
Melanie Haney Park Naturalist
   
Mike Hicks Grounds Manager
Eric Hilt Maintenance Supervisor
Perry Riley Maintenance Supervisor
Jeff Stinnett Maintenance Supervisor
Charlotte Olejko Parks Horticulturalist
James Dome Maintenance Mechanic
William Feltrop Maintenance Mechanic
Kevin Buchanan Maintenance Mechanic
Danny Oakes Assistant Foreman
  Assistant Foreman
Brandon Jancek Light Equipment Operator
Josh Willard Light Equipment Operator
Steve Redinger Light Equipment Operator
Lukas Straker Light Equipment Operator
William Comer Light Equipment Operator
Lawrence Nevel Light Equipment Operator
Austin Jett Maintenance Aide
Dennis Hall Maintenance Aide
Tyler Gilpin Maintenance Aide
Robert Ferguson Maintenance Aide

 

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Roger T. Sermon Community Center Offices

201 North Dodgion
Office - (816) 325-7370, Fax - (816) 325-7374

George Owens Nature Park

1601 South Speck Road
Office - (816) 325-7115

Truman Memorial Building

416 West Maple
Office - (816) 325-7843, Fax - (816) 325-7842

 

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Palmer Center

218-A North Pleasant Street
Office - (816) 325-6200, Fax - (816) 325-6210

Adventure Oasis Water Park

2100 Hub Drive
Information during season - 325-SWIM (7946)
During off season (816) 325-7843, Fax - (816) 325-7842

Senior Adult Nutrition Site Program

General Information - (816) 325-6200
Weather Related Closing Information - (816) 325-7999, prompt #4

 

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Sports Administration

(816) 325 -7839

Veterans Hall & Veterans Video Project

(816) 325-7979

Youth Sport Associations

Independence Girls Softball Association - www.igsasoftball.com 

Independence Youth Athletic Association - iyaainfo@gmail.com 

Kiwanis Baseball - (816) 795-6503
Soccer Association of Independence - (816) 325-7999, x 3
Queen City Baseball Association - (816) 796-4003
Pop Warner Football & Cheerleading - (816) 373-1197

 

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Sports Information Line -

(816) 325-7999
Prompt #1 - Baseball
Prompt #2 - Adult Softball
Prompt #3 - Soccer

Powerhouse Theatre Reservation Line

(816) 325-7367

 

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Page updated 3/29/2017