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C. Summary of Municipality Feedback Main Focus Areas per Municipality C.01 City of Shawnee • Actively pursuing development of community center • Would like to avoid duplication of recreational services • Current focus is on trails and new park development: Eastsand Plant and Riverside Park • No current partnerships on programming with JCPRD • Existing partnership with JCPRD: County uses municipal facility to provide programming city cannot provide • Opinion of JCPRD role: large regional parks and trails, including trail and park development and land acquisition; 50+ travel programs; day care and OST program C.02 City of Leawood • Does not rely on JCPRD for programming, services, facilities; no desire to do so in future • Leawood’s main effort: new activity center • Additional, primary efforts include: trails and land acquisition and new park development; desire for additional parkland north of the city • Ironwoods Park master plan includes an amphitheater • Expect to build community center within 10 years • Would like to avoid duplication of recreational services • Interest in better understanding how JCPRD determines appropriate recreational programming to offer C.03 City of DeSoto • Appreciate JCPRD programming • Residents would love to see development of Reike Lake and Killcreek Trail Corridor • Potential partnership opportunity with JCPRD: better develop fine arts programming DeSoto Arts Council • Interest in additional practices fields C.04 City of Gardner • Appreciate JCPRD focus on regional parks • Trail development and JCPRD trail connections with Gardner: top priority • Concern about duplication of recreation programs in the long-run • Long-term interest in developing a community center • Partnership with JCPRD: have begun to partner on some programming at New Century field house • Opinion of JCPRD role: after-school program, regional tournaments at New Century, partner on 50+ programming C.05 City of Mission • No recreation relationship exists with JCPRD • Mission runs an active program with special needs population- very proud of it • JCPRD role: trail development has been good • Opportunity to partner with JCPRD: Turkey Creek trail is the next big project and municipality would need help C.06 City of Lenexa • JCPRD role: trail corridor continuation; senior programming; after school program • Sports fields but not many leagues; desire for more sports fields • Interested in developing a community center • Partnership with JCPRD: Lenexa built first segment of K-10 trail; larger vision

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Profile for JCPRD / Johnson County Park and Recreation District

JCPRD Legacy Plan Appendix  

Appendix to the Legacy Plan approved by the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners on behalf of the citizens of Johnson County, KS.

JCPRD Legacy Plan Appendix  

Appendix to the Legacy Plan approved by the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners on behalf of the citizens of Johnson County, KS.

Profile for jcprd