JCPRD Shelter Reservation & Information
JCPRD Park Shelter
Information Chart PDF [30KB]
Phone Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Walk-In Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Park, Bldg. D,
6501 Antioch Rd., Merriam, KS
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 immediately vacate the shelter upon arrival
of an individual possessing a reservation.
Please have a copy of your shelter reservation form available to verify
Special Use Permits
Requests for other uses (tents, large group activities, commercial,
photographs, etc.) require a Special Use Permit. Please view the "Special
Use Permit" page for details.
No alcohol is allowed in JCPRD parks or at shelters, with the exception
of TimberRidge Adventure Center and
The Pavilion at The Theatre
in the Park. A special permit may be required.
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 (Oct 16 - Apr 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
(See the JCPRD Park
Shelter Info Chart PDF [30KB])
Half days* are 8 am to 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm to 10 pm
Full days* are 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
*Exception - Antioch Park Shelters close at 9:00 pm (off-season 8:00
Johnson County Residents: $50 half day / $75 full day
Nonresidents: $70 half day / $110 full day
|Shawnee Mission Park #3, #5, #6, #7 & #11
|Ernie Miller #1
|Antioch Park* #1, #2 & Patio
|Heritage Park #1, #2, #3, #4, #5,# 6, #8 & #10
|Kill Creek Park #2, #3& #4
|Mill Creek Streamway #1, #2 & #3
Stoll Park #1
|Sunflower Park #1
Johnson County Residents: $70 half day / $105 full day
Nonresidents: $100 half day / $155 full day
|Shawnee Mission Park #1, #2, #4, #8, #10, & #12
|Antioch Park* #3 & #4
|Heritage Park #7 & #9
|Kill Creek Park #1
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.
We recommend using table coverings, keeping food on plates and in
containers, and cleaning hands thoroughly before eating and after
direct contact with benches, tables, and other public surfaces.
JCPRD campground reservations are only available for Not-For-Profit
Youth Organizations at Shawnee Mission
Park. Time segments are 12 pm to 12 pm the following day. A required
Reservation must be secured. For more information, view our JCPRD
Park Campgrounds, Rose Garden & Fire Circles Information sheet.
|Johnson County residents: $15/day
|Refundable key security deposit: $20
(residents & nonresidents)
|* All campground fees are non-refundable.
No charge for earlier arrivals when available.
Game Bag Rental
Are you planning a picnic or team practice? JCPRD can provide the
recreational equipment to ensure the success of your event.
The Game Bag includes:
Softball bat and ball
Wiffle ball bats and balls
The game bag is available for rental for $35 for Johnson County
Residents and $39 for Non-Residents. A refundable $75 deposit is required.
There are no reservations needed for the Antioch
Park and the Shawnee Mission Park
tennis courts. They are available on a first come - first served basis.
There are NO lights available at either location.
Need a room for a wedding reception, retirement
party, post-tournament celebration, 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
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
Heritage Park Golf Course - The Green
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. Contact
New Century Fieldhouse
The New Century Fieldhouse
is JCPRD’s 88,000-square foot premier indoor sports and multi-use
facility. Features include artificial turf field for soccer, football
and lacrosse field sports as well as multiple court configurations
for basketball and volleyball. 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 are offered at the facility, please contact
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,
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: Corporate/Special
Located on 10 acres in the northeast corner of
Shawnee Mission Park, The
Theatre In The Park is one of the best outdoor venues in the metro
area, and features 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, theatre performance. For additional information,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact Sarah Vogelsberg.
The Theatre in the Park: The Pavilion
Located adjacent to The Theatre In The Park, The
Pavilion, is an excellent venue for a beautiful wedding event,
family reunion or corporate party. This spectacular structure features
a limestone fireplace, a fire pit, attached restrooms and ample parking.
The Pavilion has picnic table seating for up to 240 guests and allows
additional seating to accommodate up to 400 guests. Alcohol beverages
are permitted. For more information or to reserve your date at The
Pavilion, please call or email Sarah
TimberRidge Adventure Center
The TimberRidge Adventure Center offers
both indoor and outdoor facilities. Our Whispering Pine shelter accommodates
200 people. It is equipped with a limestone fireplace, attached restrooms
and overlooks 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 can accommodates 80 people. The view from the Welcome Center deck
overlooks beautiful Nessie's Lagoon. Other amenities available upon
request include: Challenge Course, climbing tower, canoes, paddle
boats, archery, BB gun range, hiking and fishing (state license required).
Alcoholic beverages are permitted. For more information or to reserve
your date at TimberRidge Adventure Center, please email Lysa at email@example.com
or call (913) 856-8849
Tomahawk Hill Golf Course: The Elmridge
(913) 826-2957 or (913) 631-8000
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 Room amenities also include a catering bar and kitchenette
with a microwave oven, sink and refrigerator. Alcoholic beverages
are permitted. Also, during non-golf hours, the 32' x 32' Station
Cafe is available with seating up to 40 additional guests. For more
information, please call or email Sarah
& Baseball Field Rentals
Practice & Tournaments Prices Available
Birthday Party and Picnic Program Rentals
JCPRD's Birthday Party
and Picnic Program can help you plan
your next birthday, group picnic or company event with the greatest
ease and fun. We have everything you need to organize an event to
remember. Our packages can include food, sporting equipment and entertainment.
Contact us for all the options or visit our birthday and picnic programs