|Shawnee Mission Park Marina opens weekends beginning May 6 & 7|
The Shawnee Mission Park Marina is scheduled to operate on the weekends of May 6 and 7, May 13 and 14, and May 20 and 21, prior to opening daily for the summer season beginning May 27.
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, and paddleboards,. The Shawnee Mission Park Marina accepts credit cards, but not checks. Rental rates are listed on the District’s website at http://www.jcprd.com/parks_facilities/permits_Admission_Rentals.cfm. Fishing permits are also available at the marina.
Shawnee Mission Park is located at 7900 Renner Road in Shawnee and Lenexa. For more information, call (913) 432-1377. Depending on the weather, a construction project involving the rebuilding the loop drive at the marina may still be going on during some May weekends, but patrons will still be able to access the facility from the parking lot near the boat ramp.
The Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s other marina operation at Kill Creek Park, will also open for the summer season beginning May 27 and will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 6.