Outdoor Skills: Atlatl

Use of the atlatl is an ancient hunting method that preceded the bow and arrow.  Found in most parts of the world, it was one of mankind's first mechanical inventions, designed to help man hunt large game.
child with atlatl

Contact Us

  1. Heather Reynolds
    Recreation Supervisor

    425 NE Mock Avenue
    Blue Springs MO 64014

    Ph: 816-228-0266
    Fax: 816-622-4345
Join Parks & Recreation staff for an introduction to the atlatl and try your hand at this ancient hunting method!  Darts used are field darts and the tips have been blunted for the safety of all participants.  


Tuesday, March 28  6-7 p.m.

Thursday, April 20   6-7 p.m.


Baumgardner Park
2401 NW Ashton Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64014

Meet at the shelter house.


This class is recommended for ages 7 and older. 


$7 per person

How to Register:
Online here:Atlatl March  and here: Atlatl April
In person at the Blue Springs Fieldhouse, 425 Ne Mock Avenue
Over the phone by calling 816-228-0137 with Visa, Mastercard, or Discover.

Class size is limited.  Don't assume we'll have a spot for you on the day of the class!  Registration is due 2 days prior to each class.  Register early to secure your spot!