JCPRD Shelter Reservation & Information
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bldg. D, Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch R.,
ALL SHELTER FEES are NON-REFUNDABLE and
ALL RESERVATIONS are "AS IS".
Patrons who attempt to occupy a shelter without a reservation run the risk of having to vacate the shelter immediately upon arrival of a group holding a reservation.
Please have a copy of your reservation form available to verify your shelter reservation.
Special Use Permits
Requests for other uses (tents, pinatas, water balloons, music, commercial services - catering, photographs, etc.) require a Special Use Permit. Please view the "Special Use Permit" page for details.
No alcohol is allowed in the parks or at shelters with the exception of TimberRidge Adventure Center where a special permit is required. Please see TimberRidge Adventure Center for fees and details.
JCPRD Park Shelter Information Chart PDF [30KB]
Changes are subject to $5.00 processing fee and must be made at least 2 business days in advance of reservation date.
Off Season Reservations (October 16 thru April 14)
Reservations for a shelter during the “off-season” months are available at half of the regular shelter rental fee. Reservations can be made through the JCPRD Registration Office at (913) 831-3359.
Note: There are no working restroom facilities or running water at shelters during the “off-season” months.
Shelter Capacity Limits
Medium shelters have a maximum capacity of less than 100 guests. Large shelters have a maximum capacity of 100 or more guests.
Half days* are 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Full days* are 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
*Exception - Antioch Park Shelters close at 9:00 p.m. (off-season 8:00 p.m.
Johnson County Residents: $45 half day / $70 full day
Nonresidents: $65 half day / $105 full day
Johnson County Residents: $65 half day / $100 full day
Nonresidents: $95 half day / $150 full day
We strive to keep our parks clean and safe for your health and
enjoyment. Even so, to reduce your chances of exposure to germs
or chemicals we encourage you to use general common sense when using
our picnic facilities.
No charge for earlier arrivals when available.
Game Bag Rental
Need a room for a wedding reception, a retirement party, a post-tournament celebration, a business meeting, or company picnic? JCPRD has several indoor and outdoor facilities for rent. Call the numbers listed below for more details or to schedule a site viewing tour.
Ernie Miller Nature Center / Amphitheater
The Ernie Miller Nature Center has rooms for meetings, including its rustic main exhibit room, with a large wood- burning fireplace. Small kitchen with limited space and equipment. The outdoor amphitheater seats approximately 80 persons and has a stage for entertainment and announcements. Alcoholic beverages not allowed.
Heritage Park Golf Course - Green Room
The Green Room is a spacious room with wet bar, scenic window views, seating for 110, restrooms and is not attached to our golf clubhouse. Catering can be arranged. Alcohol permit available upon request. Note: Reservations usually booked far in advance. Ample parking.
New Century Fieldhouse
Opening in the spring of 2011, the New Century Fieldhouse is our 88,000-square foot facility and will be Johnson County's premier indoor sports and multi-use facility. It will offer many youth and adult sports leagues and includes artificial turf field for soccer, football and lacrosse field sports. It also has multiple court configurations for basketball and volleyball court sports. Our New Century Fieldhouse also offers field rentals for team practices year-round with indoor comfort. For information about the field, court and room rental opportunities available at New Century Fieldhouse, or to learn more about the sports leagues and other programs that will be offered at the facility, please contact us.
at Mid-American Sports Complex
Whether you’re looking for an entire indoor sports facility or a single practice court, Okun Fieldhouse has the space you need. Located within the Mid-America West Sports Complex (MAWSC) at 20200 Johnson Drive in Shawnee, the 56,500-square-foot fieldhouse features four basketball courts, eight volleyball courts, and concessions. Individual court or full facility rentals are available.
Roeland Park Dome
The Roeland Park Dome is a great choice for a lock-in graduation celebration or other activities that require a large amount of space. Chaperones are required for most events.
The Theatre in the Park
The Theatre In The Park is one of the best outdoors venue in the metro area, with over 10 acres in Shawnee Mission Park with a state of the art lighting and sound system. This venue is perfect for special events, festivals, corporate gatherings, fundraising events, and other public attractions where you need a large amount of space, a city-wide location and a reasonable price. Reservations can be made for special catered events followed by entry to a regularly scheduled, talent full theatrical performance.
TimberRidge Adventure Center
The TimberRidge Adventure Center offers both indoor and outdoor facilities. Our newly renovated outdoor shelter accommodates 200 people. It is equipped with an outdoor fireplace and attached restrooms. The shelter overlooks our scenic Catfish pond. Our indoor facility, the Welcome Center, is available for any event. It includes a full size kitchen, restroom facilities, a large outdoor deck which wraps around the building and a meeting room that accommodates 80 people. The view from the Welcome Center deck overlooks our beautiful Nessie's Lagoon. Other amenities available upon request include: the Challenge Course, the climbing tower, canoes, paddle boats, archery, BB gun range, hiking and fishing (state license required).
Tomahawk Hill Golf Course / Elmridge Room
The Elmridge Room in the Tomahawk Hills Golf Course Clubhouse is the perfect place to hold your next meeting, reception or party. The 34’ x 47’ room seats up to 120 with ease. It includes 15 round tables, seating for 8 at each table, and it includes a 43’ x 11’ dance floor, which can accommodate 4 more tables, seating 32 additional if necessary. The Elmridge amenities also include a catering bar and kitchenette with a microwave oven, sink and refrigerator.
Soccer, Softball & Baseball Field Rentals