Throughout each week, updates on the status of the parks will be posted to our feeds. The City has social media accounts for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
June 5, 2020 – The playgrounds in English Landing Park are now open. Please follow social distancing guidelines when using the playgrounds. Crews will spray down the equipment twice a day. We will continue to monitor the playground and make modifications as needed.
June 5, 2020 – The restroom in English Landing Park is now open. Please follow social distancing guidelines, wash your hands thoroughly and help us keep the restrooms clean by throwing away your trash. Crews will disinfect the restrooms twice a day. We will continue to monitor the restrooms and make modifications as needed.
May 11, 2020 – Shelters in English Landing and Platte Landing parks are now available to reserve for groups of less than 50 people only. With the Platte County Health Department’s order addressing social distancing requirements, all applicants are required to submit a safety plan before a reservation will be approved. Visit http://parkvillemo.gov/community/parks/shelter-reservations/ for more information.
May 8, 2020 – The dog park in Platte Landing Park is now open. Be sure to follow social distancing guidelines and stay at least six feet apart from others. Thank you parks staff for all your hard work and thank you park visitors for your patience as we restored the dog park after they were devastated by the two floods in 2019.
November 27, 2019 – The playgrounds in English Landing Park are now open! Thank you for your patience as we continue restoring the rest of the parks.
November 1, 2019 – The trails in English Landing Park are now open from dawn to dusk! The playground, shelters, restroom, stage, volleyball and disc golf course are still closed. Please be aware that electricity has not been restored, so the trails will only be open from dawn to dusk. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work on restoring these remaining portions of English Landing Park.
November 1, 2019 – Last week, a local company donated their services and power washed the playground equipment in English Landing Park. Thank you Squid’s Pressure Washing LLC for donating your time to help clean up the park from the floods this year!
October 29, 2019 – Thank you Park University Baseball Team for volunteering to help restore the dog parks. Their work included removing flood debris and re-establishing the grade on each side of the small dog park’s fence line. Thank you for all your hard work!
October 18, 2019 – Grigsby Field remains closed while crews continue reconstructing the ball field from the floods. Along with installing a new fence, crews are grading the infield and have reseeded the outfield. The grass needs to be established before the field can be played on.
October 7, 2019 – Trails in Platte Landing Park are officially open! The 1.9 mile trail around Platte Landing Park is now open, along with the access road and boat ramp. The dog parks will remain closed. Thanks for your patience as crews worked hard to restore the park from the damaging floods.
September 13, 2019 – This week, crews worked on seeding the ball fields and around the shelters. Other tasks included weed eradication, disking and harrowing to prepare the soil for seed.
September 6, 2019 – Crews worked hard this week reconstructing the trails in Platte Landing Park. The lowest portion of the trail at the far west end was raised to help alleviate puddling created by heavy rains. Drainage was also improved in other low lying areas along the trail.
September 5, 2019 – A portion of Platte Landing Park was recently opened, but the rest of the park remains closed. All of English Landing Park is also closed for cleanup and restoration. For your safety, do not walk around the barricades/signs and enter any closed areas of the parks. Citations will be issued by the Police Department.
August 21, 2019 – Pictures taken after the asphalt and sidewalk work was completed. Other improvements will include railings and pavement markings.
August 9, 2019 – Crews placed the new bridge in English Landing Park at the low water crossing.