Swope Park


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Swope Park

Address:Swope Pkwy & Meyer Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64132

Phone:816-513-7500
Fax:816-513-7719
Web: www.kcmo.org/parks.nsf/web/swopepark
Size: 1,769 acres.
Location:Meyer Blvd. and Swope Parkway in southeastern Kansas City.
Facilities:Picnic areas and picnic shelters, golf course, swimming pool, outdoor theater, band pavilion, greenhouses, zoo, playgrounds, sports areas, horseback riding academy.
Activities:Fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, golf, disc golf, tennis, archery, baseball, basketball, football, rugby, soccer, summer day camp.
Special Features:Park houses the Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City Zoological Gardens, and the Lakeside Nature Center. In August, the park hosts the annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, which features food, crafts, dance, and music from the cultures of more than 30 ethnic groups.

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This quickly became apparent when club Press officer Wendy Taylor had to start translating for me during our sit down interview the other day at Swope Park.
With temperatures of 38[bar]C recorded at Sporting Kansas City's Swope Park training ground yesterday, the Magpies were handed a double training session in the midwestern state by manager Alan Pardew.
We have sex in Swope Park and in the bar at the Phillips Hotel.
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However, Ameobi is determined to find the positives from a trip on which Newcastle have already experienced Sporting Kansas City's space-age facilities at Swope Park and Livestrong Park.
NEWCASTLE have loved using the plush facilities at Sporting Kansas City's training centre Swope Park.
Sporting Club purchased the team from the Hunt Sports Group in 2006, and under their direction have opened a world-class training center at Swope Park, invested heavily in the Sporting Kansas City Juniors Development Academy, and brought some of the top teams from around the world to play in Kansas City, including Manchester United, Chivas Guadalajara and the U.
Speaking at United's training base, Swope Park in Kansas, hetold the Chronicle: "When I'm out with my missus, or at the MetroCentre, the feedback I get off the fans is that they don't want me to go - they want me to stay and that I deserve another chance.
The Magpies were put through their paces TWICE today in hot conditions and trained this morning and at teatime at Sporting City Kansas' Training Centre Swope Park ahead of Wednesday's clash with the MLS club.
However, Ameobi - who netted a sweet strike against Darlington on Friday evening - was on board the Magpies' flight to the United States yesterday with the first team, and was shaping up this afternoon at Sporting Kansas City's Training Centre Swope Park as Pardew worked his players hard beneath the summer sun in the midwestern American State.