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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
Volunteer Services Office/Citizens Corp
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

Parks and Recreation Department Staff

Eric Urfer Parks and Recreation Director
Tamara Bennetzen Administrative Specialist III
Janie Sanchez             Administrative Specialist II
   
Vicki Hon Recreation Program Supervisor
Jeremy Rogers Recreation Program Supervisor
Jeff Umbreit Recreation Program Supervisor
Jodi Wynn Recreation Program Supervisor
Rachel Smith Recreation Specialist
Kristin Zimmerman Recreation Specialist
Peggy Sowders Seniors Recreation Specialist
Melanie Haney Park Naturalist
   
Tom Garland Grounds Manager
Michael Hicks Maintenance Supervisor
Jeff Stinnett Maintenance Supervisor
Charlotte Olejko Parks Horticulturalist
Eric Hilt Maintenance Mechanic
Robert Kimzey Maintenance Mechanic
Danny Oakes Assistant Foreman
Perry Riley Assistant Foreman
Brandon Jancek Light Equipment Operator
Robert Lyons Light Equipment Operator
Steve Redinger Light Equipment Operator
Lukas Straker Light Equipment Operator
William Comer Maintenance Aide
James Dome Maintenance Aide
Austin Jobe Maintenance Aide
Michael Meseberg Maintenance Aide
Clarence Thomas Maintenance Aide
Jessie Turner 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

 

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

 

Sports Administration

(816) 325 -7839

 

Veterans Hall & Veterans Video Project

(816) 325-7860

 

Volunteer Services Office/Citizens Corp

(816) 325-7860

 

Youth Sport Associations

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 10/22/2014

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