|Annual Free Fishing Weekend at JCPRD parks is June 2 & 3|
To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under fun for all and then under special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “fishing.”
Fishing, boating, and archery permits will be waived on these days in the District parks where these activities are normally allowed as follows:
ANTIOCH PARK, 6501 Antioch, Merriam (Permits Waived: Fishing)
KILL CREEK PARK, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe (Permits Waived: Fishing & Boating)
HERITAGE PARK, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe (Permits Waived: Fishing & Boating)
SHAWNEE MISSION PARK, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee/Lenexa (Permits Waived: Fishing, Boating & Archery)
STREAMWAY PARKS, Various Access Points (Permits Waived: Fishing, Boating)
THOMAS S. STOLL MEMORIAL PARK, 12500 W. 119th St., Overland Park (Permits Waived: Fishing)
Fishing permits have also been waived by the state of Kansas for this weekend, allowing fishing without a state license as well. Regular park hours for these days are 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Kill Creek, Heritage and Shawnee Mission parks, 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Antioch Park and dawn to dusk at Thomas S. Stoll and the Streamway parks. This is the only time each year license requirements are waived.
For more information, call (913) 438-7275.