|New Introduction to Tree Climbing program offered at Shawnee Mission Park|
The program is called introduction to Tree Climbing and is for ages eight and older. Participants under 18 year of age must have a parent or guardian on-site. Adult participants are welcome as well.
This is your chance to reach new heights by learning how to ascend and descend trees while wearing comfortable climbing harnesses and helmets. All equipment is provided and all knots are tied by staff. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "adventure" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
This program is offered at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 13. The cost for one two-hour sessions is $32 for Johnson County residents or $35 for nonresidents. Participants should wear long pants, closed-toe and heeled shoes and are required to complete medical and liability releases prior to climbing.. Preregistration is required and climbing site information, forms, and weather notices can be found at www.treeclimbingkansascity.com. Additional sessions of this program are planned for July 11 and Aug. 8.
The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District’s website at www.jcprd.com.