|Adults only tree climbing program offered at Shawnee Mission Park on May 8|
The program is called Introduction to Tree Climbing. While all sessions of this program are open to adult participants, a special session at 10 a.m. on May 8 is exclusively for ages 18 and older. A 12:30 p.m. on the same date will be offered for ages 8 and older.
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.
The adult program will begin at 10 a.m in Shawnee Mission Park. The cost for one two-hour session 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.
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.