Announcements & News

Candy Cane Hunt-Yard Edition

It has been rumored that Santa Claus has left candy canes hidden in your yard. Each registration includes crafts (placed on your front porch) and 10 candy canes hidden in your front yard, BCRC is not responsible for any lost, broken or stolen candy canes. You will designate the day Santa will hide the candy canes. Deadline to register is December 11. Registration is $15 per child and $5 each for additional children.

BCRC Office Update

Effective Wednesday, November 25th in efforts to follow Executive Order 20-68 issued by Governor Laura Kelly, the Baldwin City Recreation Commission will be open by appointment only until further notice. 

Our doors will remain locked during normal business hours, however, if you merely call ahead at 785-594-3670 or knock on the door, a staff member will be able to meet you at the door, let you in, and assist you. 

Masks or face coverings will be required upon entry to the BCRC Office. 

We appreciate your patience and stay safe!

Breakfast with Santa-December 5

Breakfast with Santa-This event has been cancelled due to low registration.

2020 Virtual Drumstick Dash 5K

Join us for the Inaugural "Virtual" 2020 Drumstick Dash 5k Run/Walk!
Run/Walk on your own time between November 15-29.
Post your completion picture on our "2020 Drumstick Dash 5K" Event page on Facebook.

Proceeds from this event will provide food for Baldwin City families and surrounding communities in need over the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Date: Any date between November 15-29 on your own.
Time: Any time you choose!
Fee: $25 per participant with T-shirt included. Additional $6 to ship the shirt. 
Location: Map for the route will be posted soon. 
Deadline to register: November 29th 

(NEW) Rainout Line!

Stay up-to-date when adverse weather affects the events that are important to you through the Rainout Line.

You can choose to:

  • Sign up for text or email alerts
  • Download the app to your smartphone

Sullivan Square Now Available To Rent

The City of Baldwin City's newest amenity will be officially open soon and the Baldwin City Recreation Commission will be handling the rentals and management of the space.  While Sullivan Square will be open for everyone to enjoy, BCRC will also reserve the space for any group that wants to utilize it for events and activities, both open to the public and private.  The reservation form can be found on the FORMS page of our website.  

Virtual Recreation

Mission Statement

Providing places, pathways and programs to promote healthy lifestyles and maximize positive behaviors in the community.