Parks and Recreation


425 NE Mock Avenue
Blue Springs, MO 64014

(816) 228-0137

(816) 622-4345

Link: Parks and Recreation Department


Monday - Thursday

5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.


5 a.m. to 8 p.m.


7 a.m. to 6 p.m.


10 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Dovel, Dennis Director of Parks and Recreation 816-228-0265  
Stuart, Justin Assistant Director 816-228-0105  

Recreation Division 

(816) 228-0137

(816) 228-7592

Link: Recreation Division

The Recreation Division is responsible for planning and implementing a wide range of recreational, athletic, and cultural activities within the community.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Asikainen, Matthew Manager of Recreation 816-622-4347  
Finke, Kelly Recreation Supervisor - Camp/Special Events 816-228-0266  
Herrington, Mary Recreation Superintendent 816-228-0237  
Johnson, Delaney Recreation Supervisor - Sports 816-228-0270  
Spano, Brian Marketing and Events Coordinator 816-622-4343  
Adamson, David Recreation Coordinator - Sports 816-622-4348  
Nehlsen, Eric Recreation Supervisor - Fitness 816-622-4346  

Vesper Senior Programs 

400 NW Vesper Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015

(816) 228-0181

(816) 228-4340

Link: Vesper Senior Programs

Vesper Hall is a nationally accredited facility overlooking picturesque Rotary Park. As the City’s dedicated focal point for senior services, Vesper Hall offers a wide array of programs that meet the needs of adults 50 and older.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Olinger, Debbie Administrator 816-228-0271  

(816) 228-0192

Link: Parks & Facilities

The City of Blue Springs Parks system is made up of 18 public parks including four undeveloped parks and an 18-hole golf course. In total, the parks system has 678 acres of park land located throughout the Blue Springs community.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Mayden, Derek Superintendent of Parks, Buildings and Grounds 816-228-0222  
Moore, Steve Park Maintenance Supervisor 816-228-0272  
Honeycutt, Jon Facilities and Parks Maintenance Supervisor    
Carey, Don Senior Parks Maintenance Worker      
Adamson, Ray Building Maintenance Worker      
Spooner, Chuck Senior Parks Maintenance Worker      
Hine, John Senior Parks Maintenance Worker      
Wycoff, Beau Parks Maintenance Worker      
Bickel, Gabriel Senior Parks Maintenance Worker      
Carter, Pride Maintenance Team Leader      
Driscoll, Steven Janitor      
Garrison, Theresa Janitor      
Hamilton, Jeramy Parks Maintenance Worker      
Hibdon, Teresa Janitor      
Staller, Todd Senior Parks Maintenance Worker      
Peterson, Andrew Maintenance Team Leader      
Waterman, Danny Janitor      
Creswell, Kodi Parks Maintenance Worker