|Shawnee Mission Park Marina open weekends beginning May 2 & 3|
The Shawnee Mission Park Marina is scheduled to operate on the weekends of May 2 and 3, May 9 and 10, and May 16 and 17, prior to opening daily for the summer season beginning May 23.
The marina’s weekend hours will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, but note the last rentals each day will be at 6 p.m. The marina offers boat rentals, including canoes, pedal boats, kayaks, paddleboards, and fishing boats. The Shawnee Mission Park Marina accepts credit cards, but not checks. Rental rates can be found here. Fishing permits are also available at the marina.
New offerings for 2015 are marina punch cards. Each "punch" is good for a 30-minute rental of a pedal boat, canoe, kayak, or paddleboard. Five-visit punch cards are $35 for Johnson County residents or $40 for nonresidents; ten-visit punch cards are $65 for Johnson County residents or $75 for nonresidents; and 20-visit punch cards are $120for Johnson County residents or $140 for nonresidents.
Shawnee Mission Park is located at 7900 Renner Road in Shawnee and Lenexa. For more information, call (913) 432-1377 during the marina’s operating hours.
The Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s other marina operation at Kill Creek Park, which does not accept credit cards or checks, will also open for the summer season beginning May 23 and will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 2. The marina at Heritage Park will not operate this year.