The Parks and Recreation Department maintains eight parks on over 100 acres. Located within these parks are 27 holes of disc golf, nine baseball/softball fields, several playground areas, three paved walking trails, 11 shelters, the Boswell Aquatic Center, Nelson Pond, and a skate park.
The Parks Department also works with various groups like the YMCA, American Red Cross, and other civic organizations to host various events that include 5k runs, drive in movies, baseball/softball tournaments, and Kids Fishing Day.
The department also benefits from the graciousness of
donations and volunteers
John Shelton , CPRP, CPSI, CPO
Director of Parks & Recreation
1805 Lynn St.
Lebanon, MO 65536
Ph: (417) 991-2222
Fx: (417) 991-2020
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 11:30 am
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
7 Days a Week
6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Boswell Aquatic Center
The Parks Department is in charge of the Boswell Aquatic Center. The Boswell Aquatic center is a public pool with daily visitor rates, and is available for reservations. For all the details on the pool please click the logo below.
Reservations & Cancellations
We are currently working to update the way payments are processed for Shelter Reservations. We apologize for any inconvenience please read the info below on how to best reserve a parks shelter.
To rent a shelter go to the
or click on any of the City Parks links below, and find the shelter you
would like to rent. Once you have chosen a shelter to rent click
"Request Reservation" above the calendar at the bottom of the
shelter's page. The on screen displays will guide you through the
request process. After the Parks Department receives your request they will contact you to finalize your reservation. Remember each parks page will have a list of available
shelters available at that park, and you can request to reserve that shelter from
If you want to reserve your shelter in person you may do so at the Parks Department Office at Atchley or by calling them at (417) 991-2222.
To rent the Mills Center or the Wallace Building call
the Civic Center at (417) 532-4642.