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Parks & Pools

A splash pad, sand volleyball pits, hammock groves and inclusive playground equipment are a few of the possible options on the table for a future Marty Park in northern Overland Park. Last week, the city convened the first of three...
Splash pads and pickleball courts may be on their way to south Olathe. During its meeting earlier this month, the Olathe Planning Commission unanimously recommended rezoning for a new recreational area on the property of Living Hope Church of the...
The Beach at Lake Olathe remained closed on Monday after a suspected burglary incident at the facility over the weekend. While a timeline for reopening the popular attraction is so far unclear, the city's Chief Communications Officer Cody Kennedy said...
A “glass incident” has closed one of Overland Park's city pools for the foreseeable future. Earlier this week, Overland Park Parks and Recreation announced on social media that Stonegate Pool would be “closed until further notice” because of an unspecified...
After years of planning and renovations, Lenexa's "flagship outdoor pool" is ready to reopen to the public. Following a two-year, $15-million redesign, Sar-Ko-Par Aquatic Center — formerly Indian Trails Aquatic Center — will open for the summer swim season on...
Summertime is almost here, and the warmer weather brings with it the outdoor swim season. Here’s a look at when each Johnson County city plans to open their outdoor pools for the 2024 season, and what you need to know...
Overland Park will plan to open the aging Bluejacket Pool this summer amid concerns over leaks and the facility's long-term future. On Wednesday, city staff told the Overland Park City Council's Community Development Committee that repairing the leaks would be...
Cedar Station Park in southwestern Lenexa will re-open this evening with new upgrades and features to the 74-acre space. At 5 p.m. Tuesday at the park near Canyon Creek Boulevard just north of Kansas Highway 10, Lenexa Parks & Recreation...
Olathe recently put the finishing touches on the much-anticipated second phase of its Cedar Creek Trail. Last week, city leaders officially celebrated the completion of this phase of the trail with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This most recent round of work on...
The indoor pool in the Olathe Community Center will be closed for the bulk of the summer for renovation and repair work. Starting May 27, the pool will close for the project, and it’s expected to reopen in mid-August. That...
Inclusive play equipment and a recycled “pour-in-place” surfacing is headed to one Prairie Village park. Located at 2900 W. 79th St., Taliaferro Park is next on Prairie Village’s list to see updated inclusive amenities. The park is also getting a...
The city of Roeland Park is planning the future of one of its largest parks — and it wants the public’s input. This week, Roeland Park is hosting multiple workshop sessions related to the review and update of its 17-year-old...