|New Bike Rodeo is Sept. 19 at Shawnee Mission Park|
This new special event, which is for ages eight and up with a parent or guardian, will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Sept. 19 in the North Walnut Grove Area of Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa. Kids eight and older can learn off-road skills from volunteers with the Earth Riders Mountain Bike Club. All bikes will also be safety inspected by a professional bike mechanic with Leawood Bicycles. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "bicycling" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
This event is free, but reservations are required and can be made by calling (913) 764-7759. All participants are required to wear a properly-fitting helmet. Groups must have a least one adult chaperone for each five children. Since this is an outdoor event, be sure to dress for the weather.
The Johnson County Park & Recreation District'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.