About Us

The Garden City Recreation Commission is a political subdivision of the City of Garden City, Kansas that was established on November 29, 1951 by the City Commission.  The Commission operates and was organized under Kansas Statues 12-1922 – 12-1936 to provide holistic recreation services for the Garden City community.  The Commission is governed by five volunteer board members; four of which are appointed by the Garden City Commission and one at large member.  

Mission Statement

Garden City Recreation Commission is committed to inspiring community enhancement, enrichment, and unity.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Innovation
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
  • Service

Refund Policy

A full refund will be allowed minus a $3 service charge up to three days prior to a class starting. In youth sports leagues: one (1) day prior to draft date. In adult sports leagues: prior to league placement, and in tournaments: three (3) days prior to brackets out. No refunds will be issued after that time unless approved by the Superintendent, or, in his/her absence, the Department Director. Refunds will not be given for weather-related conditions unless weather-related conditions cancelled the event prior to the start of the event. After the above, refunds will be prorated on a case-by-case basis due to instructor fees, supplies purchased, and sports rules criteria.

Special Needs

If you are in need of any accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at the time of registration.