Quality of Life

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View demographic information and a community profile for the City of Belton.


Visit the Belton School District’s website, featuring resources for parents, students and community members. Also visit the websites for other local education and colleges.


Belton is a community that has retained its historic charm and small town quality, located just 17 miles south of downtown Kansas City, providing those who prefer the culture and excitement of the city with world class food, art, shopping and entertainment. We offer the best of both worlds.

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Belton Attractions:


Kansas City Attractions




Main Street

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The City of Belton is very proud of our Downtown Belton Main Street and the fact that it has maintained its distinctive character. It reminds us of who we once were, and thanks to our greatest asset, small business owners, leads us to a bright future.

Belton Historical Society is a nonprofit, charitable organization that records, preserves and presents the history of Belton and the surrounding area. Visit the society's website to learn more about Belton's rich history. 

Downtown Belton Design Guidelines(PDF, 5MB)

Parks & Recreation

Our city benefits from a great quality of life and one of the greatest amenities is our parks. 

 The Belton Parks & Recreation Department continues to provide a great community center, trails and parks, events for our families, youth programs and continues to provide beautification throughout the city with landscaping. 


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High Blue community center makes fitness fun and rewarding while offering over 90 classes a week to their members, personal training, indoor aquatics and more. 


High Blue Indoor Aquatics

The 23,000 square foot indoor aquatic center offers state-of-the-art features for all ages, including a recreation pool, two slides, and a competition pool for diving and lap swim. In addition, the center offers a full schedule of water aerobics that are free to members. 

Cimarron Trails Park offers a variety of amenities including a pavilion, a sand volleyball court, and more.
Country View Park of West Belton contains picnic shelters and a playground.
Markey Park has a large baseball field complex, a playground, picnic shelters, and more.
Memorial Park is the home of the Memorial Park Outdoor Water Park, as well as an Inclusive Playground and the community events center, Memorial Station. Climb up 41 steps, cross over the action river, and plunge more than two stories down the Speed Slide, or hop on an inner tube and swirl down the Tornado Slide into the pool below. Float over to Cargo Crossing, where you can challenge your balancing skills and try to stay dry as you traverse across floating lily pads while clinging to the palm tree supported cargo net above. Grab a tube and float around the water park in the 82,000-gallon Action River, or get a little exercise walking against the 4 mph current. When you’re ready for a break, relax in one of 80 chaise lounges under one of many sunshades, and remember to reserve the Party Pad for your next big family event before you leave.
Smoot Peace Park honors local veterans and each branch of the military.
Somerset Park provides walking trails and a pond with fountains.
Wallace Park houses the High Blue, soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, trail and much more.
Cleveland Lake is Belton’s newest park provides 50.9 acres of serenity. The includes a 1.2-mile walking trail, a scenic setting, disc golf and lake for boating with wind or paddle-powered boats. Vessel registrations are $10 per year for Belton residents only and can be purchased at the High Blue Wellness Center. Cleveland Lake has been a popular destination, in part due it’s the 18-hole Disc Golf Course, which has become one of the busiest courses in the entire KC metro! 

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Belton Regional Medical Center
17065 S 71 Hwy
Belton, MO 64012
Phone: (816) 348-1200
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
10500 Quivira Rd. 
Overland Park, KS 66215
Phone: (913) 541-5000
Cass Regional Medical Center
2800 E. Rock Haven Rd.
Harrisonville, MO 64701
Phone: (816) 380-3474
Research Medical Center
2316 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: (816) 276-4000
Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (816) 234-3000
Research Medical Center – Brookside
6601 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131
Phone: (816) 276-7000
Children’s Mercy South
5808 W. 110th St.
Overland Park, KS 66211
Phone: (913) 696-8000
Research Psychiatric Center
2323 E. 63rd St.
Kansas City, MO 64130
Phone: (816) 444-8161
Fax: (816) 333-4495
KC Docs
KC Docs is a complete physician directory
of the entire Kansas City metropolitan
area from Smithville to Belton. KC Docs
contains over 4,300 listings, covering
every medical specialty that provides
services to the public.
Saint Joseph Medical Center
1000 Carondolet Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: (816) 942-4400
Lee’s Summit Medical Center
2100 SE. Blue Pkwy.
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: (816) 969-6000
Saint Lukes Hospital – KC
4401 Wornall Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 932-2000 


Major Employers

View a list of Belton’s Major Employers.