|JCPRD beaches & marinas closing soon|
The marinas at Shawnee Mission and Kill Creek parks will open both end their summer hours on Aug. 10. Until then, Shawnee Mission Park Marina will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily Monday through Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday and Kill Creek Park Marina will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Heritage Park Marina closes Aug. 3, and will be open from Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday until then. All three marinas offer boat rentals, including canoes, pedal boats, two-person sailboats, and fishing boats. Rentals rates are listed in the Summer Activities catalog, available now, and on the District's website at www.jcprd.com. Fishing permits are also available at the marinas. The Shawnee Mission Park Marina will continue to be open on weekends on Aug. 16 and 17, Aug. 23 and 24, and Aug. 30, 31, and Sept. 1.
Also closing on Aug. 10 are Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Kill Creek Park Beach. Until then, Shawnee Mission Park Beach will be open daily with Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday hours of Noon to 6 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday hours of Noon to 7:30 p.m. Kill Creek Park Beach will be open only on weekends with Friday, Saturday, and Sunday hours of noon to 6 p.m. Daily rates at either facility for children 12 and under adults over 50 are $3 for Johnson County residents and $3.50 for nonresidents. Admission for adults is $5 for Johnson County residents and $5.50 for nonresidents.
For more information about the beaches and marinas, call (913) 312-8847.