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City Hall Calendar

  1. Joplin City Council Meeting

    May 4, 6:00 PM @ Joplin City Hall

    City Council Meeting

  2. Joplin City Council Meeting

    May 4, 6:00 PM @ Joplin City Hall

    City Council Meeting

  3. Joplin City Council Meeting

    May 4, 6:00 PM @ Joplin City Hall

    City Council Meeting

  4. Joplin City Council Meeting

    May 18, 6:00 PM @ Joplin City Hall

    City Council Meeting

Parks & Rec

  1. Youth T-ball League Registration Open

    January 27 - May 4 @ Joplin Athletic Complex

    Registration is open through Monday, May 4 for this summer league. T-ball is open to kids ages five and six. Players will play six games for the season. The last two games of the season, a pitching machine will be used, but a tee will still be available. For more information go to joplinparks.org or call 417-625-4750.

  2. Little Hitters Registration Now Open

    February 5 - May 19 @ Joplin Athletic Complex

    The little hitters program is designed to prepare kids, ages 3-5, for youth baseball leagues. During fun games, kids will naturally incorporate exercise. Every class focuses on developing each kid’s t-ball skills and instilling self-confidence in a non-competitive atmosphere.This four week instructional program to introduce children to the sport of baseball at Will Norton Miracle Field at the Joplin Athletic Complex. The program ends June 10.

  3. Spring Girls Fast Pitch Softball registration now open

    March 3 - May 13 @ Joplin Athletic Complex

    Registration is open through Wednesday, May 13 for this spring softball league. There will be three divisions, ages 10 and up, 12 and up, and 14 and up. Each team will play six weeks of double headers followed by a single elimination tournament. Teams competing in this league must provide their own softballs for each game. All teams registered must be USSA sanctioned.

  4. Additional Little Hitters Program Added Registration Open

    April 30 - May 19 @ Miracle Field

    Registration is open until Tuesday, May 19 for the little hitters program. Fees for the program are $30 per child, ages 3-5. Each player will receive a t-ball shirt and trophy. This program will start May 20 and end Wednesday, June 10.(Every Wednesday). The little hitters program is designed to prepare kids for youth baseball leagues. During fun games, kids will naturally incorporate exercise. Every class focuses on developing each kid’s t-ball skills and instilling self-confidence in a non-competitive atmosphere.

  5. Summer Fun Day Camp Registration Open

    April 30 - June 3 @ Carver Memorial Nursery

    The dates and weeks of the camp are as followed: Week 1: June 8th-12th Week 2: June 15th-19th Week 3: June 22nd-26th Week 4: June 29th-July 3rd Week 5: July 6th-10th Week 6: July 13-17th Week 7: July 20th-24th Week 8: July 27th-31st Week 9: August 3rd-7th The registration deadline for week one is June 3, and all other deadlines for the camps are the Wednesday before each camp starts. Fees for the summer camp are $85 per week. Payments made for the whole summer will result in one week free. Ages 5-12 are welcome to attend the camps.

  6. Summer Softball League Registration Now Open

    April 30 - June 3 @ Joplin Athletic Complex, Gene Bassman Field

    Monday, June 8, the Men’s League, and Wednesday, June 10, the Coed League. Adult softball games will be hosted by the Joplin Parks and Recreation Department at Gene Bassman Softball Complex.The divisions include gold (competitive), silver (intermediate), bronze (recreational), and church (recreation). All players must be 18 years of age or older to participate. Adults will usually play a double header depending on the amount of teams sign up. Teams will play an eight game season, followed by a single elimination tournament. First place teams in both the men’s and coed divisions will receive championship T-shirt.

  7. Summer Wiffleball League Registration Now Open

    April 30 - May 27 @ Will Norton Miracle Field

    Fees for the league are $50 for each team. Teams can have a maximum of 5 players and a minimum of two players. There will be no base runners. Adults participating in the league will play for six weeks and the league will follow up with a single elimination tournament. Players must be at least 16 years of age to play.

  8. Fitness Classes Offered staring in May

    May 4, All Day @ Memorial Hall

    Starting May 4, and continuing every Mon. /Wed., Body Blast will begin at noon, until May 11 and will pick up at 4:30 p.m. Fees for this class are $25 per month or $7 drop in fee for a single class. ACSM certified personal trainer and fitness instructor Sarah Onstot will teach this interval class that mixes body weight exercises with cardio and strength training. Sarah is a “Warrior Dash” competitor and athlete who will instruct you on ways to strengthen your body in this awesome muscle conditioning class. Starting May 5, and continuing every Tues. / Thurs., the GetFit Camp will begin at noon. Join certified professional Travis Renfro for an interval class that mixes body weight exercises with cardio and strength training. Camp will be tough but encouraging with an experienced instructor. Continuing on May 5, and every Tues. / Thurs. at 5:30 p.m., Zumba will also be offered. Everyone is welcome to come sweat, dance, and burn some serious calories. Zumba mixes low and high-intensit

Police Department

  1. Police Officer Testing

    May 30, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Memorial Hall

    Saturday, May 30, 2015 Physical Agility Test: 9:00 a.m. Memorial Hall - 212 West 8th Street Written Test: 1p.m. – 3p.m. EOC Training Room (Basement level) 303 E. Third Street, Joplin, MO OR Monday, June 1, 2015 Physical Agility Test: 6:00 p.m. Memorial Hall - 212 West 8th Street Written Test: Right after Physical Location - TBA For the Physical, please wear proper attire for running and check out the Physical Applicant Guide below. For minimum criteria for applicants to PARTICIPATE in departmental testing, click on the link below, visit http://www.joplinpolice.org/employment.cfm

Recycling Events

  1. Trash To Art Contest WINNERS on Display at Nature Center

    May 1 - May 31 @ Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center

    Winning Entries from the Trash-To-Art Contest will be on display at the Nature Center throughout May.