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News & Events

Coming Soon!

Dog Water Fountain at 

Hartman Park Trailhead!

Grant issued to LSPR  to install new amenity Spring 2023.







Four-legged friends and their "paw"rents will soon be able to leave the water bowls at home! A permanent source of pup hydration is on its' way to Hartman Park!


In April, the Legacy for LS Parks Foundation awarded LSPR a grant to install a permanent dog water fountain addition to the current water fountain located near the Rock Island Trailhead. 

Stay tuned and check back for updates on this exciting amenity upgrade! 

Pleasant Lea Park Renovations Complete!

Rededication held February 11, 2023

The Legacy for LS Parks Foundation was proud to participate in the rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony at Pleasant Lea Park on Saturday February 11, 2023. The park, located at 1108 SW Walnut Street was completely renovated through the efforts of talented LSPR staff, and included the installation of new playground equipment, a new multi-sport court, enhancements to the trail system and nature play components.


The Legacy for LS Parks Foundation awarded LSPR a grant in the amount of $20,000 which not only provided funding for the new shelter at the park, but also assisted LSPR in being eligible to receive a $250,000 grant from the Land Water Conservation Fund for the project. 

Check out our Recent Projects page for more photos! 

Pleasant Lea Park renovations to outdoor park shelter
Hartman Park's new pet water fountain
Outdoor commemorative bench in a park

Begin your Legacy...

The Legacy for LS Parks Foundation offers a variety of ways for individuals, families and businesses to establish their own legacy within our outstanding Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation system.

Commemorative Benches

Create an enduring tribute to a special person,

event or cause through the installation of a

personalized commemorative bench within the

LSPR system. Choose the wording for your

bench and select from a wide variety of

available locations for its' permanent placement.

Click Here to learn more! 


                                                                                                Pooch Paws for a Cause

                                                   Honor the memory of your family's four-legged

                                                   friends by purchasing a "Pooch Paw" to be                                                               permanently displayed at Happy Tails Dog Park.                                                       Your plaque will include your pooch's name, the                                                       donor's name, and a date of your choosing.                                                             Click Here to order yours today.

Children's Memorial Butterfly Garden

In memory of children who have been taken                                                             from the world too soon, the butterfly garden                                                          serves as a place of reflection, peace and 

comfort, meant to provide families and friends                                                     

an opportunity to memorialize their lost

loved one in a tranquil setting that provides

respite with a personalized memorial paver.

Click Here to learn more.

Pooch Paws for a cause at Happy Tails dog park
Children's Memorial Butterfly Garden
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