Time is quickly winding down to take advantage of the summer season for two beaches and two marinas operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.
The facilities include:
- The Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Shawnee Mission Park Marina, both located in Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa; and,
- Kill Creek Park Beach and Marina, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe.
All four facilities will close for their regular summer seasons on August 2.
Until then, Shawnee Mission Park Beach will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday through Aug. 2.
Kill Creek Park Beach will be open only on weekends with Friday, Saturday, and Sunday hours of noon to 6 p.m., also through Aug. 2. Daily rates at either facility for children 12 and under adults over 50 are $3 for Johnson County residents or $3.50 for nonresidents. Admission for adults is $5 for Johnson County residents or $5.50 for nonresidents. Both beaches accept cash only.
Also ending their summer operating hours on Aug. 2 are the marinas at both parks.
Until then, Shawnee Mission Park Marina will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily (last rentals at 6 p.m.) and the Kill Creek Park Marina will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Following the close of the summer season, the Shawnee Mission Park Marina will continue to be open on weekends on Aug. 8-9, Aug. 15-16, Aug. 22-23, Aug. 29-30, and Sept. 5-7.
For more information during operating hours, call 913-888-1990 for the Shawnee Mission Park Marina, 913-492-2157 for Shawnee Mission Park Beach, or 913-583-3661 for Kill Creek Park Beach and Marina. During non-operating hours, call 913-432-1377.