Special Events Page July - August

Outdoor Skills: Archery - Beginning (Ages 8-12)

Tuesday & Thursday July 10th & 12th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm 

Participant at archery targetExperience the challenging sport of archery in this coed class designed for beginners. Safety, basic fundamentals, techniques, and equipment will be covered. Participants will have time to practice and develop their skills. Equipment is provided. For more information call (913) 826-2800. Instructor: Park Police. Cost is $34/person for residents and $37/person for non-residents. Register Online.

Nature & Outdoors: Family Fun Time (Ages 8 & Older)

Sunday July 15th, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Archery PartyGet outdoors!! Each month archery, bb guns, boating, and fishing will be offered from 1:30 - 4:30 pm.  Participants may come and go or stay for entire event.  Families will rotate through the activities at their own pace.  Must pre-register for event online, no drop-ins. For more information call Outdoor Adventure Specialist Lysa Holladay (913) 856-8849. Advanced registration required. Fee is non-refundable. In case of inclement weather, program may be cancelled. Cost is $15/person for residents and $17/person for non-residents. Register online. 

Perseid Meteor ShowerAstronomy: A Trail of Stardust - The Perseid Meteor Shower

Sunday August 12th, 2018 10:00 pm-12:00 am

Join us for the chance to see some of nature’s fireworks and a personal tour of the August night sky. There will be a short indoor presentation followed by a guided night sky tour. There will be a short walk to reach our viewing location. Feel free to bring your own blanket or chair. You may bring binoculars but they are not required. In case of clouds or rain, there will be a related indoor program. Advanced registration required.Cost is $9/person for residents and $10/person for non-residents.  Register online.



  1. TimberRidge Adventure Center

    Physical Address
    12300 S Homestead Lane
    Olathe, KS 66061

    Phone: 913-856-8849

    Hours
    Public use by reservation or registration only.
    Please contact us for more details. 

  2. Lysa Holladay

    Outdoor Adventure Specialist
    Phone: (913) 856-8849

  3. Bill McGowan

    Outdoor Education Manager
    Phone: (913) 826-2802