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Daryl Danner Memorial
Park is located on Trenton Road in the northeast part of Chillicothe. It is the largest of
the city park facilities with nearly 40 acres. The park is primarily a sports complex;
and, since opening in 1995, has gained a reputation as one of the premier sports
facilities in North Central Missouri.
its three lighted ball fields, including a baseball diamond that meets NCAA regulations,
Danner Park also features eight lighted tennis courts, three lighted sand volleyball
courts, two lighted basketball courts, and a soccer field.
The facility is very popular with high
school athletics, serving as the home field for both the Chillicothe High School and
Southwest High School baseball teams; the CHS soccer teams; the CHS girls softball team; and both of the Hornet
boys and girls tennis teams. It is the site of several high school district and sectional
events in softball and tennis and is the host location for both the Missouri State High
School Boys Fastpitch Softball Tournament and two Class 1A and one Class2A Missouri Girls
Fastpitch Softball Quarterfinals.
Softball Association Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournaments bring teams from around
Missouri to compete for a state crown. Danner Park also hosts both Babe Ruth and
American Legion district baseball tournaments. Danner Park
has been the site of state baseball tournaments and a Babe Ruth Midwest Regional
In addition to the sports
facilities, the park also features a three-quarter-mile lighted all-weather walking trail,
a lighted handicapped-accessible playground, and two lighted pavilions.
Danner Park serves as the home to the Summer
Playground Association's youth baseball and softball leagues; regional and
state softball and baseball tournaments; and the Grand
River Area Family YMCA coach pitch and t-ball leagues.
Beautification projects at both entrances
are completed with the assistance of the Livingston County Master Gardeners' organization.
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