About the Parks & Recreation Foundation

The Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Foundation is dedicated to giving time, talent and treasures to the community through recreational endeavors. The Foundation hosts many annual community fundraising events in conjunction with the City’s Parks & Recreation Department. These efforts provide financial support for Department projects and equipment that enhance the community.

Spaghetti Day is set for Thursday, November 4, 2021!

Join the Parks & Recreation Foundation for eat in or take out at our annual Spaghetti Day! Lunch and dinner will be served between 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the A. C. Brase Arena. If you're interested in sponsoring this community meal, contact us at 573.339.6340. For more Spaghetti Day information, click here


To Fundraise: The Foundation exists to provide financial support for the City of Cape Girardeau’s Parks & Recreation Department. Financial support is provided for parks and recreation facility improvements, equipment and programs through various fundraisers and sponsorship opportunities.

To Provide Special Events: The Foundation hosts annual events for the community and surrounding areas of Cape Girardeau that provide fun and enriching family experiences throughout the year. These events include a variety of opportunities from sports and recreation to community meals.
Bike To Work & School Day
Breakfast With Santa
Cardinals Caravan
Cary Flanagan Memorial Softball Tournament
Celebration of Youth Sports Awards Banquet
Doggy Swim Day
Global Running Day
Nightfall Glowball Golf Tournament
Senior 2-Person Scramble Golf Tournament

To Create Community Awareness: Through special events, the Foundation promotes topics such as fitness, family, youth sports values, historic districts, memorials and leisure activities for all.

Interested in Volunteering? The Parks & Recreation Foundation offers many events that rely on volunteers. Contact the Foundation at 573-339-6340.

The Foundation needs your support! Join us in our effort to enhance recreational activities and amenities in YOUR community. Our group is called Friends of the Parks & Recreation Foundation, and we are active in building a community support system for our Parks & Recreation Department through volunteerism and contributions. Your financial support will help enhance the Parks & Recreation Department with facility improvements, equipment and programs. Your donations and support can be tax deductible. Click here to view our membership brochure!

  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
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