Quality of Life
The Liberty area abounds with recreational, cultural and retail venues.
Parks & Recreation
The City boasts more than 500 acres of parks, trails and open space. Its Fountain Bluff Sports Complex opened in 2002 and provides playing fields, playground, ponds & fountains. The Parks & Rec department offers many programs from baseball/softball to football to volleyball. Additionally, the Department oversees the 52,000 square foot Community Center which has pools, gymnasium, fitness room and many programs.
The 700 seat theatre in the Community Center is the site for many plays, concerts and special events. The theatre is the site for the Liberty Symphony Orchestra as well. Cultural venues multiply due to William Jewell College’s offerings including the Harriman Arts Program, the Stocksdale Gallery of Art and special events.
Types of retail centers include the historic downtown area, strip centers and the large shopping centers at I-35 & 152 and soon to follow, I-35 & South Liberty Parkway.