The Lawson Park Board provides park facilities and programs to accommodate the needs and interests of residents and visitors. Whether you are into sports, nature or just want to take your children to the playground, Lawson is the place for you. Having fun, meeting your neighbors and making new friends is what living in Lawson is all about.
The Lawson Park Board is responsible for a variety of recreational programs and events throughout the year, such as:
• Lawson Lake 5K
• Lawson Picnic
• Fitness Classes (see below)
• Lawson Youth Sports Association (LYSA)
• Movies in the Park
• Story Time in the Park
• Art in the Park
• Science in the Park
• Fall Festival
• Christmas in the Park
For a full schedule of events and more information, visit our Lawson Park Board facebook page.
The City of Lawson’s park facilities are available to groups and citizens to reserve for family gatherings, group parties, picnics, meetings, or other events. Park reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis and a fee may be required. For additional information or to see if a specific date is available, contact Lawson City Hall.
The Lawson Park Board hosts 3 fitness classes per week. Silver Seniors Yoga is held on Tuesdays at 8:30am at Lawson City Hall in the community room. This chair-based class is great for older adults, and is offered at a discounted rate of $4 per class or $15 for a 5-class punch card. Stretch & Rest Yoga is held on Wednesdays at 8:30am. A new combo-class called Rock & Restore is held Thursdays with drum class at 6pm followed by yoga at 6:30pm. Classes are $5 per class (drop-in rate) or $20 for a 5-class pass (available at each class with cash/check). All classes (except for chair yoga) are held at the Lakeview Event Center.
Come out and enjoy our beautiful parks!
The Lawson City Park is located in the center of town at Pennsylvania and Third Street. This park features a playground, World War 1 Memorial Band Stand, the new Splash Pad, the Rotary Club of Lawson shelter house, a basketball court, picnic tables, a fire pit, concession stand and stage.
The Lakeview Campground and RV Park features a new playground including ADA swings that is open to the public.
The City Lake complex is a 111-acre area that is also open to the public. Features include a walking trail, fishing, kayak dock, disc golf course and more. More info on the lake complex here.
Thank you to our 2023 Park Board Sponsors for their generous support!
Lawson Primary Care
Missouri American Water
Central Bank of the Midwest
Edward Jones – Michael Persell
Hidden Valley Golf Course
Learning Lighthouse Preschool
Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative
Shelter Insurance – Grenda Lewis
American Family Insurance – Josh Thomas
Apex Fitness Club
Beehive Masonic Lodge #393
Double C Heating & Cooling
Family Vision Center
Hidden Valley Funeral Homes
J&D Auto Repair
Lawson Assembly of God
Lawson Tax & Accounting
Lawson VFW & Auxiliary
Mayor Greg & Jacque Taylor
Mike’s Lawnmower Shop
Morrow & Sons Lumber
State Farm agent mitch Briegel
Stems In Bloom
T & R Plumbing and Drain, LLC
United Christian & Presbyterian Church
KLM Real Estate Company
Representative Terry Thompson
Reece Nichols North Star, Cindy Spicer Sales Team