"Children's Fountain"

Location: North Oak Trafficway & 32nd Street, North Kansas City, MO

Owner: City of Kansas City, Missouri, Parks and Recreation

Artist/Designer: Tom Corbin

Dates: Installed in 1995.

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This fountain is maintained by City of Fountains Foundation.


This fountain is one of several city fountains located north of the Missouri River. It features six sculptures of local children at play. It is one of Kansas City's largest fountains and parking is available for a close walk to enjoy this fountain. The dedication reads: "The bronze figures represent children everywhere to whom this fountain is dedicated and the activities that shape young lives making childhood a joy." The figures, from tallest to shortest represent: joy, meeting challenges, ballerina, soccer player, handstand boy, girl walking. Please help support this fountain by purchasing a brick paver from the Donate section of this website..