|JCPRD Beaches & Marinas Opening Soon|
Two beaches and three marinas operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District are scheduled to open soon for their summer seasons.
The facilities include: The Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Shawnee Mission Park Marina, both located in Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee; Kill Creek Park Beach and Marina, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe; and Heritage Park Marina, located in Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm, Olathe.
All three marinas will fully open for the season on May 28. Shawnee Mission Park Marina will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Aug. 15 and during these same hours on the weekends on May 14 and 22 and from Aug 20 through Sept. 5. Kill Creek Park Marina will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through Aug. 7. The Heritage Park Marina will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday also through Aug. 7. All three marinas offer boat rentals, including canoes, pedal boats, two-person sailboats, and fishing boats. Rentals rates are listed in the Summer Activities catalog, available now, and on the District's website at www.jcprd.com Fishing permits are also available at the marinas.
Due to ongoing reconstruction and renovation, pedal boats will not be available for rental at Antioch Park this summer.
The Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Kill Creek Park Beach will both open June 4. Through Aug. 14, Shawnee Mission Park Beach will be open daily with Tuesday and Thursday hours of 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and hours of noon to 6 p.m. all other days. Through Aug. 7, 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 $4 for Johnson County residents and $4.50 for nonresidents. Season passes or combined season passes are also available.
For more information during business hours, call (913) 831-3355 x268 prior to opening dates. During the summer season, call (913) 492-2157 for the beaches or (913) 888-1990 for the marinas.