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Parks & Recreation
Department Mission
The mission of the City of Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a comprehensive array of services and programs to meet the recreation and leisure service needs of all the citizens of Pittsburg.

         This division offers a large 0 depth entry pool, 2 diving boards, 2 small tube slides, 
         toddler pool with frog slide and play area, flume slide, mammoth slide, lazy river,
         sand volleyball, bath house, lockers, concession area and operates the Schlanger 
         Wading Pool.  

         This division offers a clubhouse, 18 hole course, driving range, practice putting
         green, 18 hole mini course, 2 basketball courts, 4 tennis courts, 7 horseshoe pits,
         2 cart sheds, and RV Park.

  • Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center
         This division offers an auditorium that hosts concerts, plays, large assemblies, 
         and more. A convention center that can offer space for conventions, trades
         shows, private parties, wedding receptions, and a variety of community events.

  • Parks/Mt. Olive Cemetery
          This division maintains the grounds of 12 parks, 9 ball diamonds, 7 City buildings,
          Watco Trail, about 25 street right of ways and lots, disc golf course, 4 welcome to
          Pittsburg signs, 12 shelters, and 2 buildings that are available to rent for private
          parties, meetings, receptions, showers and more. This division also over sees Mt.
          Olive Cemetery, which has the responsibilities of mowing, weed eating and
          maintaining the Mt. Olive Abby.

  • Recreation/Programs  
          This division provides year-round recreation opportunities and special events for the
          community. It is responsible for offering youth, adult, senior and pet programs for the
          citizens of Pittsburg and surrounding areas.

Kim Vogel
Director of Parks and Recreation

710 W. 9th St
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Ph: (620) 231-8310
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For More Information Contact

Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce


Parks and Recreation

Committee Memebers
Jeff Wilbert - President
Jim Buche - Treasurer
Karen Bowen - Secretary
Marty Beezley Barbara Foresman
Joan Farrell Ron Gorenc
Sharon Johnson Marilyn Peterson
Bill Stobart Louis Stroup
Corene Stroup L.A. Vogel
Linda Walker
Parks & Recreation Representatives
Kim Vogel - Director
Ken Robertson - Parks Superintendent
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