"Building on small town values"

Council Meetings

1st and 3rd Thursday 7:00 pm

Agenda/Live Feed/ Minutes

Planning Commission

4th Tuesday 6:00 pm


Municipal Court

2nd and 4th Monday 6:00 pm

City Council Chambers

Jay Garvin

Parks & Rec. Director

32905 West 84th



Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Department is in charge of the maintenance and upkeep of the City's four park properties, the Community Center, and the Aquatic Center. The department also handles scheduling and oversight of all the recreational programs offered by the City; schedules and oversees events on the Community Center; and operates the Aquatic Center.

Online Registration or

Shelter Rental

Click here to register on line for programs, classes, activities or shelter rental.

Aquatics Center

Click here for information relating to the City Aquatics Center located behind City Hall at 32905 West 84th Street.

Donate to De Soto Parks

Click above to go to the Kansas Rural Communities foundation website and make a donation to the De Soto Parks Foundation.



Jay Garvin

Parks & Recreation Director




Justin Huslig

Aquatic & Recreation Manager





Monday - Friday

7:00 am - 5:00 pm


Pickleball Open Gym

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:30-11:00 AM


3rd Friday of every month

7:00 am - 12:00 noon


Inclement Weather

Call 913-586-5285 to find out about cancellations or delays due to weather or field conditions.



Area Recreation Facilities

Click above for a map of other recreation facilities in the area. Click HERE for a listing of directions to those facilities

De Soto Parks

Miller Memorial Park

Riverfest Park

Widow Bigknife Park

Wilderness Park

2006 Parks Master Plan




De Soto City Hall

P.O. Box C

32905 W. 84th St.

De Soto, Kansas 66018


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