December 2019 Fun Guide

New Online Registrations & Reservations!


We're super excited to announce that we've moved to a new recreation software (RecDesk) with online registration and reservation capabilities! You can now register for an athletic league or community program, reserve your next gym rental, purchase discounted "early bird" season passes to the Republic Aquatic Center, and so much more from the comfort of your living room. To get started, you'll need to create an account in RecDesk. Click on the picture below to see a short video for instructions on creating your household account, or visit recdesk.republicparks.com.

RecDesk Online Registration

Father/Daughter Dance Tickets on Sale Now


Join us on Friday, February 7 for fun, food, and dancing! The annual Father/Daughter Valentine Dance will begin at 6:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. The early registration fee is $25 per father/daughter couple ($10 per additional daughter) and includes finger foods, a FREE 5 x 7 photograph, and a goody bag for each daughter. Register online today at recdesk.republicparks.com or visit the Republic Community Center to register in person.

Father Daughter Dance

2020 Amp Movie Schedule


Check it out! Our 2020 movie lineup at The Amp is now available! Mark your calendar for Opening Night @ The Amp on Friday, April 24. Pre-movie entertainment and showtimes for all dates will be released on March 1. For more information visit, theamprepublic.com.

The Amp 2020 Movie Schedule

2020 Event Registration for the got Mud? Run, Youth Tigger Tri, and Adult Tiger Tri


Registration is now open for the got Mud? Run, Youth Tigger Tri, and Adult Tiger Tri!


Did we just add color to the muddiest obstacle course in Southwest Missouri?! Yes, yes we did... NEW to the 2020 got Mud? Run is the addition of color powder AND, by popular demand, an Adults Only (Ages 16+) event! The Youth/Family mud run will take place on August 22, with the Adults Only version the following Saturday, August 29. Registration for both events is NOW OPEN! Visit republicmudrun.com for registration and event details!

got Mud? Run Announcement

Registration is also open for the 10th Annual Youth Tigger Tri and 14th Annual Tiger Tri. The Youth Tigger Tri will be held Friday, July 31 at 6:45 p.m. The race is available for youth ages 5 to 13 and utilizes all of the event set-up used for the Tiger Tri the following morning. The fee for the race is $25 per participant on or before June 30. On July 1, the fee increases to $30 per participant.  The Tiger Tri is held the next morning on Saturday, August 1 at 7:00 a.m. This event is held in conjunction with the Ozarks Multisport Club and is presented by Larson Law Firm. Racers will be able to participate in the Sprint, the Super Sprint, or both. Information and registration for both events can be found at republictri.com (processing fees apply) or at the Republic Community Center.

Tigger Tri & Tiger Tri

New Toddler Tumbling Session Begins this Week


Our first Toddler Tumbling sessions of the year start this week! Be sure to sign up today to secure your spot. Spots are still available for the Friday morning class held at 9:00 a.m. Register online at recdesk.republicparks.com.

Toddler Tumbling

Adult Basketball Registration Now Open


Registration for the Winter Session of Men's Basketball is open through January 17. Games will be played on Wednesday evenings starting January 29. The cost is $275 per team. To register your team visit recdesk.republicparks.com or register in-person at the Republic Community Center.

Men's Basketball League

Spring Youth Soccer Registration Begins January 27


Spring Youth Soccer Registration will begin on January 27 and run through February 28 with the season beginning on March 23. The league is open to children ages three to 12 and games will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays. Team fees are as follows:


3U-6U: $150 Resident Teams / $175 Non-Resident Teams
8U: $200 Resident Teams / $225 Non-Resident Teams
10U-12U: $250 Resident Teams / $275 Non-Resident Teams


To register your child, please create a household account at recdesk.republicparks.com and add your children to your household. You will then be able to register each child for the appropriate age division. All players MUST register through this system regardless of whether they are on an established team or they are looking to be placed on a team. You will indicate this at the time of registration.

Placement on a team is not guaranteed as we rely heavily on volunteer coaches.

Spring Soccer Registration

Living Legacy Tree Program Deadline January 31


The spring planting deadline for the Living Legacy Tree Program is January 31. This is a great opportunity to honor a loved one while beautifying your community for many years to come. A variety of trees are available to choose from and will be planted at J.R. Martin Park. The trees can be purchased for $150 each and an optional plaque may also be purchased for $100. For more information and to find the order form, please visit republicmo.gov/LivingLegacy.

Living Legacy Tree Program Spring Planting Deadline

Republic Aquatic Center Early Bird Season Passes


The Republic Aquatic Center is offering discounted ‘Early Bird’ Season Passes for the 2020 season. The ‘Early Bird’ passes will remain available to the public until March 31. Pricing information can be found in the graphic below.

These passes make great gifts for the kids! ‘Early Bird’ passes can be purchased at the Republic Community Center or online at recdesk.republicparks.com. Please note “The Huna” isn’t included in any type of season pass. Those wishing to ride the specialty attraction must pay a $3.00 extra daily fee.

RAC Early Bird Season Passes

New Party Package Options


Looking for somewhere to host your child's next birthday party? Be sure to check out our NEW Party Package options! From toddler parties to sports parties, superhero and princess parties, and even bubble soccer, laser tag, and Nerf wars, we have something for everyone! Parties are available on Saturdays from 4-6 p.m. through the end of March. In April and May, parties times are available from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Check out our website for pricing and additional information.

Party Packages

Want more information about a program?


For more information about any of our programs, call us at 732-3500, visit us online at republicparks.com, or like us on Facebook!

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