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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
• Move-It Mondays
• Fall Festival

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. 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, while Gentle Yoga is held on Thursdays 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 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.

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Stretch & Rest Yoga is held every Wednesday morning at 8:30am at Lakeview Event Center. Students use props, such as blankets, to help support their poses for complete relaxation! 

$5 drop-in rate or $20 for a 5-class pass.

Stretch & Rest Yoga is held every Wednesday morning at 8:30am at Lakeview Event Center. Students use props, such as blankets, to help support their poses for complete relaxation!

$5 drop-in rate or $20 for a 5-class pass.
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3 months ago
Thanks to Community at Play for sponsoring the corn hole tournament at Fall Fest!

Thanks to Community at Play for sponsoring the corn hole tournament at Fall Fest! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Great turnout for our car show! Congratulations to our winners! 

Top 5
Kent Spicer- 1966 Pontiac GTO
Tom Creek- 1969 Chevy Camaro SS
Wayne Wage -1957 Chevy Bel-Air
Kent Spicer- 1967 Chevy Camaro
Scott Massey- 1962 Ford Thunderbird Roadster
Best Interior-Wayne Wage- 1957 Chevy Bel -Air
Best Exterior- Kendall Turner- 1957 Chevy 210
Best Engine- Wayne Wage- 1957 Chevy Bel-Air

Great turnout for our car show! Congratulations to our winners!

Top 5
Kent Spicer- 1966 Pontiac GTO
Tom Creek- 1969 Chevy Camaro SS
Wayne Wage -1957 Chevy Bel-Air
Kent Spicer- 1967 Chevy Camaro
Scott Massey- 1962 Ford Thunderbird Roadster
Best Interior-Wayne Wage- 1957 Chevy Bel -Air
Best Exterior- Kendall Turner- 1957 Chevy 210
Best Engine- Wayne Wage- 1957 Chevy Bel-Air
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3 months ago
We want to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who helped make Saturdays Fall Festival a wonderful success! It was the biggest crowd we have had in many years!

Thank you to our volunteers, especially our Park Board members Brian Van Till and Dawn Martin who were on hand to help ALL DAY! 

THANK YOU TO: 
Lamp Farm for hosting pony rides and the petting zoo. Blue Sparrow Lawn & Landscape for the beautiful photo backdrop. Rotary Club of Lawson Missouri for hosting bingo. Lawson Southwest Elementary PTO for hosting Trunk or Treat. Lawson Booster Club for hosting the costume contest. Missouri American Water for sponsoring the bounce houses. Community at Play for hosting the corn hole tournament. Dubious Claims Brewing Co for keeping the beverages flowing. All of our vendors, especially our food vendors that rocked the long lines of hungry guests! 

And last, but not least, thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the beautiful day and to show why Lawson really is a special community!

We want to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who helped make Saturday's Fall Festival a wonderful success! It was the biggest crowd we have had in many years!

Thank you to our volunteers, especially our Park Board members Brian Van Till and Dawn Martin who were on hand to help ALL DAY!

THANK YOU TO:
Lamp Farm for hosting pony rides and the petting zoo. Blue Sparrow Lawn & Landscape for the beautiful photo backdrop. Rotary Club of Lawson Missouri for hosting bingo. Lawson Southwest Elementary PTO for hosting Trunk or Treat. Lawson Booster Club for hosting the costume contest. Missouri American Water for sponsoring the bounce houses. Community at Play for hosting the corn hole tournament. Dubious Claims Brewing Co for keeping the beverages flowing. All of our vendors, especially our food vendors that rocked the long lines of hungry guests!

And last, but not least, thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the beautiful day and to show why Lawson really is a special community!
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3 months ago
Thank you Blue Sparrow Lawn & Landscape for our beautiful fall photo backdrop! Be sure to come out and get your fall photos!

Thank you Blue Sparrow Lawn & Landscape for our beautiful fall photo backdrop! Be sure to come out and get your fall photos! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Tomorrow!

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3 months ago

Thank you to our 2022 Park Board Sponsors for their generous support!

Diamond Sponsors:
Lawson Primary Care Clinic
Missouri American Water
United Fiber

Silver Sponsors:
American Family Insurance – Josh Thomas
Cornerstone Building Brands
Double C Heating & Cooling
Goppert Financial Bank
J. Starr Inc.
Kanning Dental
Learning Lighthouse Preschool
Morrow & Sons Lumber
Mulligans Eatery & Pub
Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative
Scott Accounting and Tax
Shelter Insurance – Grenda Lewis
T&R Plumbing and Drain

Benefactor Sponsors:
Beehive Lodge 393
Candyman
Cates Family
Central Bank of the Midwest
Lawson Assembly of God
Lawson Cardinal Soccer Club
Lawson Chamber of Commerce
Lawson Review
Lawson VFW Club
Family Vision Center
Hidden Valley Funeral Home
J&D Auto Repair
J&D Storage
Mayor Greg & Jacque Taylor
Nutmeg Bakery
Pointer Family
United Christian Presbyterian Church