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  1. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Cards and Games (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Enrichment Classes (1)
  3. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Travel (4)
  4. Calendar Overlay Aquatics - Masters Swimming (18)
  5. Calendar Overlay Aquatics - Water Polo (7)
  6. Calendar Overlay Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center (3)
  7. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar (7)
  8. Calendar Overlay Museum (2)
  9. Calendar Overlay Roeland Park Community Center (9)
  10. Calendar Overlay Special Events - Open Options SMP Triathlon (3)

50 Plus Cards and Games

  1. Games: Ice Cream Bingo

    July 23, 2020, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    BINGO! Delight in food, prizes, fun and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Please pre-register at least one week in advance. Payment is required at time of registration. For the enjoyment of all participants, children are not permitted to attend 50 Plus Bingos. Cost of admission covers snacks and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.

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50 Plus Enrichment Classes

  1. Cancelled - Special Interest: Osher - Kansas City: The Adoption Hub of America and the Willows Maternity Sanitarium

    July 9, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    A well-kept secret, Kansas City was known as the “Adoption Hub of America” in the early- to mid- 1900s. Delve into the history of the Willows and other maternity homes that brought over 100,000 young women shrouded in secrecy to Kansas City. Johnson County Park and Recreation District in partnership with The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas are pleased to bring you a collection of courses designed for adult learners. No homework. No tests. No pressure. It’s just learning for the joy of it. If signing up for three or more course registrations or alumni association member of University of Kansas, Kansas State University, or Washburn University, please call Osher directly at 785-864-5823 for course discount.

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50 Plus Travel

  1. Day Trip: Mine Your Minerals

    July 8, 2020, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Visit Joplin, Mo. and experience a step-on-tour which includes details from the devastating 2011 tornado. Enjoy lunch while listening to a presentation at the Mineral Museum and then walk through the museum at your leisure. The day will end at the Precious Moment’s Chapel in Carthage, Mo..

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  2. Social Outing: Discover Downtown Lexington

    July 17, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Take a self-guided walking tour through town to enjoy architecture and the history of the area. Follow in the footsteps of the Santa Fe Trail traders in this beautiful historic town. Enjoy antebellum homes, antique and specialty shops, and charming restaurants. Lunch is on your own.

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  3. Day Trip: All Aboard the Belle Dinner Train

    July 19, 2020, 11:45 AM - 6:45 PM @ Antioch Park

    Ever wanted to take a train ride in style? Climb aboard the Kansas Belle Dinner Train at the Midland Railway and be transported back to the 1940’s. These reimagined and transformed cars have been beautified which makes for a unique travel experience. Take in railway scenery, enjoy a delicious meal and be a part of a live theatrical performance. Space is limited!

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  4. Day Trip: Two Centuries of History- Exploring St. Joseph, Mo.

    July 28, 2020, 9:15 AM - 5:15 PM @ Antioch Park

    Visit the Patee House and Jesse James House, before heading to lunch at the Frederick Inn. After lunch, relax and take in the scenes of the area as we experience a one hour guided tour around the city and hear stories of historic St. Joseph. Finish the day at the St. Joseph Museum, home to the Glore Psychiatric Museum and various others. Be amazed at how far the medical community has come, as you learn about the history of Psychiatric medicine. If you wish, you can choose to visit a separate set of museums, in lieu of the Glore, which include the Native American Museum, Black Archives, and a Doll Museum.

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Aquatics - Masters Swimming

  1. Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 7, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  2. Long Course Practice (5:30 am - 7:00 am)

    July 8, 2020, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  3. Canceled: Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 9, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  4. Canceled: Long Course Practice (9:30 am - 11:00 am)

    July 11, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  5. Long Course Practice (5:30 am - 7:00 am)

    July 13, 2020, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  6. Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 14, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  7. Long Course Practice (5:30 am - 7:00 am)

    July 15, 2020, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  8. Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 16, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  9. Long Course Practice (9:30 am - 11:00 am)

    July 18, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  10. Long Course Practice (5:30 am - 7:00 am)

    July 20, 2020, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  11. Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 21, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  12. Canceled: Long Course Practice (5:30 am - 7:00 am)

    July 22, 2020, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  13. Canceled: Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 23, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  14. Canceled: Long Course Practice (9:30 am - 11:00 am)

    July 25, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  15. Long Course Practice (5:30 am - 7:00 am)

    July 27, 2020, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  16. Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 28, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  17. Long Course Practice (5:30 am - 7:00 am)

    July 29, 2020, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  18. Short Course Practice (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

    July 30, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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Aquatics - Water Polo

  1. Practice Canceled

    July 9, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  2. Practice Canceled

    July 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  3. Water Polo Practice: 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM (Session 2020.3)

    July 16, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  4. Water Polo Practice: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Session 2020.3)

    July 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  5. Practice Canceled

    July 23, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  6. Practice Canceled

    July 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  7. Water Polo Practice: 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM (Session 2020.3)

    July 30, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center

  1. Friday Family Programs - Wildlife Webs (All Ages)

    July 10, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Bring the family to the Nature Center at Ernie Miller Park on Friday evenings this summer for entertainment and educational experiences. For more information, call (913) 826-2800. Each program is approximately 45 minutes to one hour in length and begins at 7 pm. Advanced registration required. Space is limited. 1 - 45 min. program - $3 per person. Children age two and under are free. Due to construction this summer these programs will be held in the Nature Center instead of at the amphitheater. WILDLIFE WEBS (July 10) - Every animal plays an important role in the food chain. Help construct three food chains and see a live animal from each one. Find out who eats who.

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  2. Friday Family Programs - The Good, the Bad, & the Smelly (All Ages)

    July 17, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Bring the family to the Nature Center at Ernie Miller Park on Friday evenings this summer for entertainment and educational experiences. For more information, call (913) 826-2800. Each program is approximately 45 minutes to one hour in length and begins at 7 pm. Advanced registration only. Space is limited. 1 - 45 min. program - $3 per person by advanced registration only. Children age two and under are free. Due to construction this summer these programs will be held in the Nature Center instead of at the amphitheater. THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE SMELLY (July 17) - Take a different look at some of the not-so-glamorous animals around such as spiders, snakes, and skunks. Learn why they are important to our lifestyles and environment. Live snakes and spider will be displayed.

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  3. Friday Family Programs - Bats (All Ages)

    July 24, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Bring the family to the Nature Center at Ernie Miller Park on Friday evenings this summer for entertainment and educational experiences. For more information, call (913) 826-2800. Each program is approximately 45 minutes to one hour in length and begins at 7 pm. Advanced registration is required. Space is limited. 1 - 45 min. program - $3 per person by advanced registration only. Children age two and under are free. Due to construction this summer these programs will be held in the Nature Center instead of at the amphitheater. BATS (July 24) - Explore the dark and mysterious world of Kansas bats. Learn about these amazing and misunderstood flying mammals. Discover how we benefit from them and how we can help protect them.

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Main Calendar

  1. S'mores Family Geocaching

    July 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park, Shelter 2

    Search for hidden caches using our GPS devices. Enjoy grilled hotdogs and s`mores. Arrive anytime between 5:30 pm and 7 pm. This fun event is $10 for individuals, $11 nonresidents; $30 for a family up to 4 people, $33 nonresidents; or $40 for a family up to 7 people, $44 nonresidents.

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  2. Overnight Fishing at Lexington Lake Park

    July 11, 2020, 11:00 PM - July 12, 2020, 5:00 AM @ Lexington Lake Park

    Grab your fishing pole and lantern for an overnight fishing opportunity at JCPRD’s one of newest parks! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, JCPRD fishing permits, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.

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  3. Regular Board Meeting

    July 15, 2020, 7:00 PM

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  4. Tropical Luau for Ages 2-5

    July 16, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Take a tropical trip to the clubhouse! Kids ages 2-5 with an adult will enjoy a morning of flowers and fun including a snack and take-home craft. This event is just $6 per child, $7 nonresidents.

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  5. Overnight Fishing at Heritage Park

    July 18, 2020, 11:00 PM - July 19, 2020, 5:00 AM @ Heritage Park

    Grab your fishing pole and lantern for another overnight fishing opportunity! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, JCPRD fishing permits, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.

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  6. Overnight Fishing at Shawnee Mission Park

    July 25, 2020, 11:00 PM - July 26, 2020, 5:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission Park

    Grab your fishing pole and lantern for another overnight fishing opportunity! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, JCPRD fishing permits, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.

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  7. Family Bingo Night

    July 31, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Roeland Park Campus

    End summer on a high note playing everyone’s favorite B-I-N-G-O! We’ve added twists to make the game more active and silly. This fun event is $10 for individuals, $11 nonresidents; $30 for a family up to 4 people, $33 nonresidents; or $40 for a family up to 7 people, $44 nonresidents. Pizza included. Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.

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Museum

  1. Retro Storytime (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

    July 8, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Preschoolers love the stories from long ago, read by a special guest from the 1950s All-Electric House! Craft activity included after the story ends. Pre-register by calling (913)831-3359 or purchase ticket at the front desk on the day of the event if space is available. Available as a field trip for groups - call for more information at (913)715-2570.

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  2. History on Tap – Politics on the Platform: Women and the 19th Amendment

    July 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ This is a virtual program available to registered participants only. Event link and more details will be emailed prior to the event. Partnership with Humanities Kansas.

    For the centennial of the 19th Amendment, historian Dr. Sarah Bell discusses the role Kansas played in the woman suffrage movement, and takes a close look at women speakers on the Kansas Chautauqua circuit. This is a virtual program available to registered participants only. Event link and more details will be emailed prior to the event. Partnership with Humanities Kansas.

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Roeland Park Community Center

  1. Geocaching: S'mores Family Geocaching at Shawnee Mission Park (All Ages)

    July 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park Shelter 2

    This modern day scavenger hunt is a great way to spend time with the family out in your local park. Each group is loaned a GPS device and given instructions on how to find the caches hidden around Shawnee Mission Park. Receive a prize after finding the caches, then enjoy lunch and S`mores. Those registering as individuals will each receive a GPS unit to use; participants registering as a group of four or less will be loaned one GPS unit; registering as a group of seven or less be loaned two GPS units. Meet at Shelter #2. Pre-registration required.

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  2. Tennis: Red Ball Tennis Lessons (Ages 5-8)

    July 11, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM @ R Park

    A kids sized introduction to what could be the sport of a lifetime! Your little tennis pro will receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in order to establish a future of success.

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  3. Tennis: Parent and Me Tennis Lessons (Ages 3-5 with Parent/Guardian)

    July 11, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM @ Lessons located at R Park

    Get active, have fun, and learn to play tennis with your little one! Parents and kiddos receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in a fun and active manner.

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  4. Cooking: Kids in the Kitchen (Ages 7-12)

    July 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Ready to have some fun in the kitchen? K-State Extension instructs on food safety, basic cooking skills and nutrition. All supplies and materials included in the course price. July's theme is Breakfast for Champions. Please call (913) 826-3160 and inform Libby Scarborough of any dietary restrictions at time of registration.

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  5. Tennis: Red Ball Tennis Lessons (Ages 5-8)

    July 20, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM @ R Park

    A kids sized introduction to what could be the sport of a lifetime! Your little tennis pro will receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in order to establish a future of success.

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  6. Tennis: Red Ball Tennis Lessons (Ages 5-8)

    July 21, 2020, 7:30 AM - 8:20 AM @ Harmon Park

    A kids sized introduction to what could be the sport of a lifetime! Your little tennis pro will receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in order to establish a future of success.

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  7. Tennis: Red Ball Tennis Lessons (Ages 5-8)

    July 21, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM @ Harmon Park

    A kids sized introduction to what could be the sport of a lifetime! Your little tennis pro will receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in order to establish a future of success.

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  8. CANCELLED Martial Arts: Mixed Martial Arts (Ages 6-12)

    July 22, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Traditional martial arts techniques taught with an emphasis on awareness based self-defense and anti-bullying. Improve discipline, focus and self-confidence while strengthening the body and mind. Parents welcome to observe and join in class.

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  9. Family Fun: Bingo Night! (All Ages)

    July 31, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    This is a great opportunity for the family to unplug and have fun together. We’ve added twists and special treats to make the game more active, silly, and a family night to remember! Dinner served at 6pm. Prizes include gift bags and gift certificates.

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Special Events - Open Options SMP Triathlon

  1. Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon - Packet Pickup Day 1

    July 10, 2020, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Elite Cycling

    In order to pick up your packet, you must have your USAT membership card (annual members) and a valid photo ID. We will accept registrations at packet pickup.

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  2. Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon - Packet Pickup Day 2

    July 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park Marina

    Packet pickup will be located under the white tent in the northwest corner of the marina parking lot. Please note that parking will be very limited. You must have your USAT membership card (annual members) and a valid photo ID in order to pickup your packet. We will take registrations at packet pickup. Athlete briefing/orientation will begin at 3pm.

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  3. Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon

    July 12, 2020, 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park Marina

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