SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Columbia Park and Facility Inventory available online

Monday, February 3, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 2:22 p.m. CDT, Monday, March 17, 2014

COLUMBIA — Each week, the Missourian highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives. For a complete list of Show Me the Records, go to

The records: Columbia Parks and Recreation keeps a record of the number of different parks, trails, outdoor park amenities, indoor recreation facilities and other park indoor buildings in Columbia. The inventory also provides park acreage, trail mileage and number of rooms in the indoor recreation facilities.

Why you'd want them: Residents or visitors looking for facilities to meet their outdoor or indoor needs can find what the city provides.  

Where you get the records: Go to, and under the "City Government" tab, click on "Parks & Recreation" On the Parks & Recreation page, select "About Us" on the left side of the page. In that menu, select "Park & Facility Inventory."

How much will it cost: The information is free.

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