File #: 2022-5363    Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Presented
File created: 12/28/2022 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 1/24/2023 Final action: 1/24/2023
Title: Parks Department Retreat / Update / Master Plans
Attachments: 1. LSPR Master Plan Update, 2. Resource Recovery Park


Parks Department Retreat / Update / Master Plans



1.                     Summary of Master Plan Update

                     Set aside land for future parks and trails prior to development or as part of the development process

                     Create destination parks, accessible parks, and desired facilities and programming as part of an economic development strategy

                     Create city parks as “entrance” parks into regional parks and trails

                     Create unique facilities and programming in partnership with other agencies and adjacent to existing facilities

                     Connecting parks to each other and activity centers with trails

                     Preserve Lee’s Summit’s high value resources for enjoyment by future generations

                     Maintain existing parks, facilities, and trails to ensure industry standards are met

                     Ensure funding sources and levels are diverse, sustainable, and meet the needs of the community


2.                     Resource Recovery Park  - Park Master Plan


o                     Tourism

o                     Unique environmental learning opportunity

o                     Diversity of passive and active recreational opportunities

o                     360 degree views of surrounding area from top of dome

o                     Repurpose ‘brownfield’ site into landmark reclamation project

o                     Connect to existing local and regional trails

o                     Connect to Sylvia Bailey Park

                     Potential Amenities

o                     Adventure Playground

o                     Welcome area

o                     Tubing hill

o                     Alpine slide

o                     Public art

o                     Fitness

o                     Disc golf

o                     Bike flow course

o                     Trails

o                     Educational/Interpretive areas


3.                     Pickleball Court Complex


4.                     Fieldhouse





Mr. Joe Snook, Administrator of Parks and Recreation