Responding to Coronavirus

Cancellation of Programs and Facilities

At this time, all large events and activities have been suspended, postponed, or cancelled. Large public gatherings are those with more than 10 people in attendance or anticipated to attend. 

Parks and trails will remain open during normal hours.  Please practice social distancing, it applies outdoors too!


Facility Closures:

• All JCPRD playgrounds are closed.  Click here for more information.

• Pickleball, tennis, and basketball courts are closed. 

• The gates at the off-leash parks will be left open.  Click here for more information.

• Tomahawk Hills and Heritage Park Golf Courses will close Tuesday, March 23.

• The JCPRD Administration Building and Visitor Services counter are closed to the public until further notice.  For questions regarding permits, call (913) 438-7275, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Restroom facilities remain open during regular park hours. 

•  JCPRD fishing, boating, and archery permits can be purchased at Johnson County Walmart locations in the sporting goods department, Scheels at their upstairs customer service counter, and Bass Pro Shop at the customer service counter. While these locations are open at this time, please call ahead before going to purchase a permit.  For a list of locations, please visit the permit page. Please note that at this time only the locations listed above are selling JCPRD permits.  Kansas State fishing licenses can be purchased at those retailers, as well as online at

• The Registration Office at Antioch Park is closed to the public until further notice.  You may reach them by calling (913) 831-3359, Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 5 pm.  To register for summer camps or programs beginning after May 1, visit 

• Campgrounds at Shawnee Mission Park, Big Bull Creek Park, and TimberRidge Adventure Center are closed until April 30.

• Closed JCPRD facilities include; Ernie Miller Nature Center, Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center and Johnson County Museum, Mill Creek Activity Center, Roeland Park Sports Dome, Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, Okun Fieldhouse at Mid-America West Sports Complex, New Century Fieldhouse, Roeland Park Community Center, Lanesfield Historic Site, and the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center.

Program and Event Cancellations:

• All programs, activities, sports leagues, and events have been cancelled through April 30.

• Children’s Services programs including Out of School Time, Natureplay, and the Early Childhood Development Center are closed until further notice.

• 50 Plus programs, events, and outings are cancelled until further notice.

• Large events (tournaments, indoor theater, large rentals, etc.) are cancelled until further notice.

• Kansas City Corporate Challenge games for the 2020 season are cancelled.

JCPRD is taking a number of precautionary measures to protect our patrons, volunteers, and staff, as we continue to monitor the situation. We are working with Johnson County Government partners and referencing peer institutions to make the best decisions. We are prepared to follow all directions provided by public health agencies to mitigate the spread of any virus, including the potential cancellation of future programming for a period of time if necessary. Should that happen, we will notify patrons as quickly as possible and will maintain communication as circumstances change. Until that time, we intend to serve our patrons and our families in the best way possible while working to ensure the continued health of our community.

Refunds and Credits:

Patrons will have the choice to receive a full refund or credit for cancelled programs and activities. If JCPRD does not cancel a program, rental, event, etc., but someone wants to withdraw, they will be allowed to do so without penalty.  For refund or credit questions call JCPRD Registration at (913) 831-3359, 8:30 a.m. -5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Johnson County Health & Environment is updating Johnson County residents on preparing and response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Stay up-to-date with JoCo Health & Environment as they monitor the status of Johnson County and keep up with the latest updates from the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

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