|JCPRD beaches and marinas closing soon|
The marinas at all three parks will end their summer operating hours on Aug. 7. Until then, Shawnee Mission Park Marina will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily and the Kill Creek and Heritage Park marinas will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Remember, the last boat rental allowed each day will be one hour before close. All three marinas offer boat rentals, including canoes, pedal boats, and fishing boats. Rental rates are listed in the March- July Activities catalog, and on the District's website at www.jcprd.com. Fishing permits are also available at the marinas. All three facilities accept cash only. The Shawnee Mission Park Marina will continue to be open on weekends on Aug. 13 and 14, Aug. 20 and 21, Aug. 27-28, and Sept. 3-5.
Also closing on Aug. 7 are Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Kill Creek Park Beach. Until then, Shawnee Mission Park Beach will be open daily from noon to 6 p.m. and 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. The beaches also accept cash only.
For more information about the beaches and marinas, call (913) 422-5599. In case of inclement weather, call the beaches and marina 24-hour information line at (913) 312-8847.