Lucky Pup Virtual 5K

Run anytime and anywhere between TBD and March TBD while helping out the puppies! All participants need to register for the virtual run by TBD by Noon to ensure you receive a t-shirt! Results can be submitted in a number of ways including call Pittsburg Parks & Recreation at 620-231-8310, emailing results to or messaging us on Facebook at All results will need to be submitted by TBD by 5:00pm.

Fee: TBD

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Firecracker 5K

Let freedom ring! Help PPRD kick off the July 4th celebration with a run!

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

First 50 runners enrolled receive a FREE t-shirt!

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Little Balkans Days 3 Mile & 5 Mile Run

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled for 2020.

Kick off Little Balkans Days with a three or five mile run starting in the heart of Pittsburg!

Race Date: TBD
Start Time: TBD

Day of registration will take place at Farmers Market Pavilion starting at 7:30am.

Parking will be available at PCMS or St. Mary’s Colgan schools’ parking lots.
*Farmers Market parking lot will be closed for vendors and customer parking only.*

First 50 runners enrolled receive a FREE t-shirt!

Registration Now Open!

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Little Balkans Days Tennis Tournament

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled for 2020.

When: TBD

Where: Pittsburg High School Tennis Courts

Fees: $10 per person if registered by TBD

Onsite Day of Registration: $13 per person if registered by TBD

Schedule: Play begins at 8:30 am. Players must check in @ PHS Tennis Courts by 8:15 am.

Tennis Balls: Players must furnish one can of new balls.

Deadline: TBD

Mail forms to: Pittsburg Parks & Recreation, PO Box 688, Pittsburg, KS 66762

Draw: Matches will be scheduled as soon as registration closes. Divisions with less than four entries will be transferred to the next appropriate division or cancelled and refunded.

Scoring: Preliminary matches – 1 set to 9 games must win my 2 games. 12-point tiebreaker at 9-9. Final match – 2 out of 3 sets with no add scoring.

For pre-registration or additional information contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department at 620-231-8310 or stop by Lincoln Center at 710 W 9th Street.  Click HERE to download detailed information and rules.


Lazy River Challenge

Lazy Rivers aren’t just for floating and pina coladas…

This class is anything but lazy!

Participants will enjoy strength exercises as you walk or jog through the resistance of the current in the lazy river! A great lower body and cardio workout! Water shoes recommended.

Session (Mon. – Thurs.)Fee
June 7 – 24$25
July 5 – 22$25

10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. OR 11:00 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. OR 7:15 p.m. – 7:55 p.m.

Pittsburg Aquatic Center
708 W. 9th St.

Registration begins April 1, 2021. 

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Water Aerobics

Bored with your workout routine inside the same ol’ facility? Water aerobics is an exciting and fun way to workout and have fun! Water aerobics provides resistance and is low-impact on joints! Don’t wait to register and be sure to bring a friend!

June 2 – 30, 2021$25
July 5 – 30, 2021 | No Class July 2$25
August 2 – 13, 2021$13

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Pittsburg Aquatic Center
708 W. 9th St.

Registration begins April 1, 2021. 

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Zumba classes are back! Due to the pandemic, classes were temporarily suspended. We are happy to announce we will be resuming classes. Please note that in order to protect our patrons, all participants must wear a mask when inside the facility when not dancing/exercising.

Party Yourself Into Shape…In The Morning OR Evening!

The Latin inspired, easy to follow, calorie burning dance fitness class that’s all the rave! Perfect class for all abilities and fitness levels. Feel the music and let loose!

A new session begins each month!

Evening SessionMonday/Wednesday5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Elizabeth Conrad$15/session

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Zombie Survival 5K

Click this link to view more information.

The City of Pittsburg does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities.

Give Thanks 5K

A chance to work off a few extra calories before the Thanksgiving feast! A fun family tradition to begin! FREE to participate! Pre-registration not required! Timing clock will be available but the event is not officially timed nor does it include awards but we might have pie or a little something healthier to give away! Donations gladly accepted for the Schlanger Spray Park Project.

Race Date: November 26
Time: 8:00am
Location: Wilderness Park

Contact Information

Parks and Recreation
710 W. 9th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 231-8310 Fax: (620) 230-5636

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Inclement Weather Hotline
(620) 232-PARK
(620) 232-7275