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Park and Recreation

Phone: 913-438-7275

7900 Renner Road, Shawnee, KS 66219

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For more than 50 years, the Johnson County Park & Recreation District has provided high-quality parks, park services and recreational programs in more than 6,000 acres of parkland and open green space. Each year, the District records more than 7 million park visitors and nearly 1.5 million recreation participations in over 4,000 programs. The District's contributions to the personal lives of Johnson County's citizens have earned the District local appreciation and national acclaim.

Department News

LEGO® City Build Party is first in new monthly Family Fun Series beginning May 3
April 10, 2019

An intergenerational LEGO® event at the Roeland Park Community Center is the first in a new monthly Family Fun Series special event being planned by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. 

The Family Fun Series are designed to be monthly events where kiddos and their grown-ups can play, explore, and make memories together. To help JCPRD staff plan, participants are asked to register one week in advance of each event. To find these programs in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under fun for all then under special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “games.” 

The first event in the series is the new LEGO® City Build Party, which will take place on Friday, May 3, at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. Participants are invited to bring their little engineers and create a community. Experts from Play-Well TEKnologies will bring thousands of LEGOs® to be used during the event. Dessert is included.

For each two-hour event in the Family Fun Series, the cost for individual admission is $10 per person for Johnson County residents or $11 per person for nonresidents. Two different family rates are also offered. For a family of up to four people, the cost is $30 for residents or $33 for nonresidents. For a family of up to seven people, the cost is $40 for residents or $44 for nonresidents. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online for the LEGO® City Build Party at www.jcprd.com, click on “Register for Activities,” and complete a course ID search for 18980.

Other upcoming events in the Family Fun Series will include: the new Super Sneaky Family Scavenger Hunt (course ID 18806) on June 21 at the Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse; S'More Family Geocaching (course ID 18985) on July 19 near Shawnee Mission Park's Shelter #2; and Family Bingo Night (course ID 18976) on Aug. 2 back at RPCC. The Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse is located at 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village, while Shawnee Mission Park is located at 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa. 

The My JCPRD Activities catalog is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

Yoga Homeschool Nature Fitness class offered on April 4, 11, 18 & 25 at Ernie Miller Nature Center
March 13, 2019

Yoga Homeschool Nature Fitness is the name of this program, which is for ages six and older with a parent. In this class led by a certified youth yoga instructor, participants will combine the positive effects of being outdoors as they explore, hike, and try yoga along the trails. A short animal presentation will follow every session. All children must be accompanied by paying adult. In case of inclement weather, activities will be indoors. 

To find these programs in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under youth and then under fitness & health. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search,  look for the keyword “wellness.”

Each single-session offering of Yoga Homeschool Nature Fitness will meet at 10 a.m. on  a Thursday in April, including April 4,  April 11April 18, and April 25.  The cost for one one-hour program is $5 per person for Johnson County residents and $6 per person for nonresidents. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359 or to register online at www.jcprd.com, click on the dates listed above.

The Ernie Miller Nature Center is located at 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Printed copies of the My JCPRD Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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