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Special Events

Spring Break Camps

50 Plus Programs

National Gold Medal for Excellence Award Winner!


2019 Board of Park & Recreation Commissioners JCPRD is governed by an eight-member policy making board which meets at 7 pm, the third Wednesday each month. More information at JCPRD.com/board.

Steve Baru, Chair

George Schlagel, Secretary

Leslee Rivarola, Vice Chair

Jeff Meyers, Assistant Secretary

Paul Snider, Treasurer

Heather Rubesch, Asst. Treasurer

Bob Carlson, Board Member

Steve Klika, Board Member

Welcome Inside this issue you’ll find hundreds of programs to keep you active this winter and early spring. Our catalog is organized by age-based sections with alphabetically-arranged topic-related subheadings. Special events are listed in the age-based sections they fall under. To the right, you’ll find a table of contents for the sections, as well as separate indexes for articles and other information. On our inside back cover, you’ll find a map of JCPRD parks and facilities. Additional information and details about most of the programs in this catalog can be found at jcprd.com.

About Our Cover When it’s cold and wintry outside, inside our sports dome or one of our two fieldhouses are great places to stay active! This season, JCPRD is offering adult indoor leagues in basketball, soccer, and volleyball (see pages 42 and 43). Shown here is a women’s league at the Okun Fieldhouse. Other indoor sports offered at these three sites are: preschool basketball and soccer, (page 20), and youth basketball (page 30), soccer (page 31) and volleyball (page 33).

2020 officers assume roles on Jan. 15. 2

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


Programs 10

Fun For All

FYI  Birthday Parties ....................................................................14  Ernie Miller Nature Center ...................................28 & 35  Golf Courses ........................................................................59  Holiday T56ree Recycling ................................................58

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Preschool

 Information & Cancellation Lines .................................. 5  JCRPD Code of Conduct .................................................29  Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center .................... 6

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 Parks, Facilities & Maps ..........................................62 & 63

Youth

 Permits, Fees & Reservations .........................................59  Program Locations ..............................................................61  Registration Form & Instructions ................................... 4

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Special Populations

 Rental Facilities .................................................................. 60  Special Event Index ............................................................. 7  The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County............................................................. 57

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Adult

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50 Plus

 TimberRidge Adventure Center .................................... 13  Trash Bags for Sale ............................................................. 35

Articles  Fire is an important tool for maintaining natural areas ........................................................ 8  Enjoy JCPRD parks with new bike share program ........9  Exhibit marks 100 years of women’s right to vote ......................................................13  Race through games and riddles during new family event ............................................... 28  New day trip offers exploration and adventure ................................................................... 54

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4 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER ONLINE: www.JCPRD.com PHONE: (913) 831-3359 (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm) or (913) 826-3052 - Text Telephone for the deaf & speech impaired

MAIL: (NO CREDIT CARDS) JCPRD Registration, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS 66202 Make Checks Payable to: JCPRD WALK IN: Registration, Bldg. D, Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Rd., Merriam, KS (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm)

JCPRD PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM (PRINT) Participant’s Name

Birth Date / / / / / /

Program Code

NOTE: There is a $30 service charge on all returned checks.

Program Title

Office use Only: Payment: CA CK MC VS DS Registrar: Date: Date

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Time

Fee

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JCPRD is committed to making reasonable accommodations as required by the Americans With Disabilities Act. Requests must be made two weeks or ten working days prior to the start of the program. Please indicate what accommodations are needed: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WAIVER STATEMENT: The undersigned states that he/she understands that the Johnson County Park and Recreation District is not and shall not be responsible for or liable for any illness, or injury to person or damage to property resulting from the program in which the participant is enrolling or being enrolled or from his/her participating in said program, and the participant and the undersigned, if the participant is a minor or under other legal disability, hereby forever releases and holds harmless the said Johnson County Park and Recreation District, it’s employees, agents and representatives from any and all claims of any kind that the participant, or the undersigned or their respective heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns may have or claim to have resulting from participation in said program. NOTICE: By enrolling in this program you hereby acknowledge the Johnson County Park and Recreation District can and may photograph and/or video tape program participants and then use such images, without payment or any other consideration, for purposes of publicizing district parks, facilities, programs or services, or for any other lawful purpose. I have read and understand the waiver statement. (Registration is invalid without signature.) X_________________________________________________________ Signature

(_________)______________________ Home phone#

(_________)____________________________________ Work phone# Ext.#

Mailing Address:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Street Apt.# City State Zip Email address: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

VISIT JCPRD.COM FOR STEP BY STEP REGISTRATION INFORMATION  Resident and Nonresident Fees

Registration is required prior to class attendance unless otherwise noted. Enrollment may be accepted after classes begin if space is available. Pro-rating of fees will be handled on an individual case basis.

There is a $5 processing fee for refund requests less than one week prior to the starting date of a class. Refund requests made after the class has begun will be pro-rated and the processing fee will also apply. JCPRD reserves the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met. If canceled, rescheduled, or if the class has reached maximum enrollment, you will receive a full refund. Some exceptions are necessary for certain programs and classes, and these are non-refundable or may have their own refund policy. These are noted in the class descriptions.

 Class Transfers

 Scholarships

Johnson County residents receive a ten-percent discount. There are exceptions where the price is the same, regardless of residency. Those listings will display only one price.

 Late Registrations

Class transfers may be made subject to class availability. Transfers must be requested at least one week prior to the starting date of the class, for less than one week a $5 processing fee will be assessed per transfer requested. Some exceptions are necessary for certain programs and classes. These are noted in the class descriptions.

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 Cancellations and Refunds

Limited recreation scholarships (for Johnson County residents only) may be available to offset some of the cost for classes and programs. Some programs may not qualify for scholarship funds. Requests should be made at least two weeks prior to registering. For information, please call (913) 831-3355.

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


INFORMATION & CANCELLATION LINES JCPRD now offers a fast and efficient way to check on facility, program, park, and trail information, closures, and delays during inclement weather with RainOutLine.com! Download the free app to stay up-to-date…and sign up to receive text and email alerts for your favorites! *Those calling from a landline phone must dial 1 before calling these numbers.

Facilities & Programs Search for JCPRD  50 Plus Programs ..............................................*(913) 686-6030 x 10

Parks & Paved Multi-Use Trails

 Ernie Miller Nature Center.........................*(913) 686-6030 x 23

Search for JCPRD Parks

 Fine Arts Programs ...........................................*(913) 686-6030 x 11

 Antioch Park ....................................................(913) 686-6220 x 1

 Gymnastics .........................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 22  Heritage Park Soccer ........................................ *(913) 686-6030 x 1  Heritage Park Softball .................................... *(913) 686-6030 x 7  Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center.........(913) 826-2787  JCPRD Admin Bldg. in Shawnee Mission Park.(913) 888-4713  Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse...............*(913) 686-6030 x 26  Mid-America Baseball.....................................*(913) 686-6030 x 4  Mid-America Flag Football........................... *(913) 686-6030 x 5  Mid-America Softball ..................................... *(913) 686-6030 x 3  Mid-America West Sports Complex.......*(913) 686-6030 x 6  Mill Creek Activity Center .........................*(913) 686-6030 x 22  New Century Fieldhouse ............................... *(913) 686-6030 x 2  Okun Fieldhouse................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 8  Roeland Park Community Center ............*(913) 686-6030 x 9  Roeland Park Sports Dome ........................*(913) 686-6030 x 12

 Big Bull Creek Park ....................................(913) 686-6220 x 14  Camp Branch Glade ....................................(913) 686-6220 x 2  Coffee Creek Streamway Park...............(913) 686-6220 x 3  Ernie Miller Park........................................... (913) 686-6220 x 4  Heritage Park ................................................. (913) 686-6220 x 5  Kill Creek Park & Equestrian Trail ...... (913) 686-6220 x 6  Kill Creek Streamway Park ................... (913) 686-6220 x 13  Lexington Lake Park....................................(913) 686-6220 x 7  Meadowbrook Park................................... (913) 686-6220 x 15  Mill Creek Streamway Park................... (913) 686-6220 x 12  Shawnee Mission Park .............................. (913) 686-6220 x 8  Stilwell Community Park ........................ (913) 686-6220 x 9  Sunflower Nature Park ............................(913) 686-6220 x 10  Thomas S. Stoll Park.................................. (913) 686-6220 x 11  Arthur & Betty Verhaeghe Park ......... (913) 686-6220 x 17

 Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center..................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 28

Mountain Biking & Hiking Trails

 Special Events ....................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 16

Search for Urban Trail Co

 Special Olympics ..............................................*(913) 686-6030 x 14  Stoll Park Soccer................................................. *(913) 686-6030 x 1

 Kill Creek Park................................................(913) 204-0204 x 5  Lexington Lake Park................................... (913) 204-0204 x 6  Shawnee Mission Park .............................(913) 204-0204 x 10

When you take and post photos of your family and friends enjoying JCPRD facilities or programs, we’d love to see them! Please tag us @ Facebook.com/jcprdparks and/or @ twitter.com/jcprdparks.

 Shawnee Mission Park - Pump Track ..(913) 204-0204 x 11  Shawnee Mission Park South Shore ...(913) 204-0204 x 20

Check out and sign up for our enewsletters at JCPRD.com/enewsletters

Our Commitment To You Your satisfaction is our goal. We have a tradition of providing you with high-quality recreation programs, and take pride in making your recreation experience an enjoyable one. If you are not completely satisfied, please call our customer service representative at (913) 831-3355 to share your concerns or suggestions.

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The Theatre in the Park is expanding its summer theater tradition that has entertained audiences for generations by offering year-round productions in the new flexible theater space in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. With seating for up to 300, and the ability to arrange the space in a variety of configurations, The Black Box Theatre provides a venue for a diverse range of productions and performances to be offered by area community groups.

JCAHC Hours of Operation Monday - Friday: 9 am - 9 pm Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm Sunday: Closed* (*With the exception of theater and special events.)

Office Hours Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

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The Johnson County Museum offers unparalleled opportunities to explore the story and heritage of Johnson County. Innovative museum offerings will integrate history, art, and theater with fieldtrips, summer camps, workshops, lectures, and other educational programs to engage children and adults alike. Museum program and fieldtrip infoline (913) 715-2570. Also checkout the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton.

Kidscape

History comes to life in a kid-sized community at KidScape! Children experience life in the past through play as they explore 3,500 square feet of buildings and landscape inspired by the history of Johnson County. Education programs and family events will guide children to discover the overarching themes of then and now, local history, and

how communities change over time.

Museum Hours Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 4:30 pm Sunday: Closed* (*With the exception of theater and special events.) Closed Major Holidays

Museum General Admission Prices $6 adults / $5 seniors, 60+/ $4 children, 1-18 / Under 1 free All applicable sales taxes included. Museum program and fieldtrip info line (913) 715-2570

(913) 826-ARTS (2787)

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


SPECIAL EVENT INDEX

 The Amazing Family Race March 21, Meadowbrook Park & Clubhouse .............................12

 Night at the Museum - Scout Edition Jan. 10, Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center ...................29

 50 Plus Musical Delight with Dansby Vogler April 3, Matt Ross Community Center .......................................53

 Kids’ Carnival Jan. 23, Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse .....................................29

 Breakfast with the Bunny April 4, Roeland Park Community Center..................................13

 Snowman Surprise Jan. 28, Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse ......................................19

 Egg-cellent Egg-stravaganza April 8, Mill Creek Activity Center ................................................19

 Be My Valentine Feb. 12, Mill Creek Activity Center ................................................19

 Egg Hunt Geocache April 10, Antioch Park Shelter #3.....................................................12

 Cuter Than Cupid Feb. 14, Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse ......................................19

 Trucks and Big Rigs for Kids April 11, Theatre in the Park ...............................................................13

 50 Plus Valentine’s Day Lunch & Bingo Feb. 14, Roeland Park Community Center.................................53

 Treasure Tails April 18, Meadowbrook Park ............................................................12

 50 Plus Travel Show Feb. 25, Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse ....................................53

 50 Plus Dinner with the Strolling Strings April 20, Roeland Park Community Center ..............................53

 Kid’s Garage Sale Feb. 29, Mill Creek Activity Center ...............................................13

 Mildale Farm Spring Community Day April 25, Mildale Farm ..........................................................................13

 50 Plus Afternoon Tea at the Clubhouse March 5, Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse..................................53

 HP3 - 5K, 10K, and 15K May 9, Heritage Park ...........................................................................42

 50 Plus Irish Celebration with Celtique March 12, Matt Ross Community Center ..................................53

 Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon July 12, Shawnee Mission Park .........................................................42

 Family Fun Bingo Night March 13, Roeland Park Community Center .............................12

 JCPRD Kids Triathlon Aug. 22, Kill Creek Park.......................................................................29

 Kids’ Day Out March 16-19, Mill Creek Activity Center .....................................29

2020 JCPRD Summer Camp Guide available online and in print after January 23. Registration begins January 27.

JCPRD Achieves National Accreditation! Twenty years after initially joining an elite group of park and recreation agencies which have received accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), JCPRD was reaccredited in September 2019.  Accreditation standards represent all areas of operation for parks and recreation agencies  JCPRD garnered a perfect score by meeting all 151 standards in 2009, 2014, and 2019  Agencies can apply for accreditation every five years

National Gold Medal for Excellence Award Winner! Program locations, page 61

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Fire is an important tool for maintaining natural areas Prescribed fires, also called controlled burns, are a key ingredient in maintaining the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s plant communities including prairies, old deciduous forests, and non-native grasslands. “Good fire is key to removing woody growth in prairies and non-native vegetation in woodlands,” said JCPRD Field Biologist Matt Garrett. “Nutrients in leaf litter are instantly turned into a usable form for plants post fire. The heat from sunshine on the blackened soil warms the soil allowing for plants to sprout and grow. Prescribed fire is one of the most economical natural resource tools at our disposal. It can cost two to three thousand dollars an acre to clear invasive plants from a site without fire when you’re mechanically removing things, and if you burn a prairie before the invasive plants get out of control, it costs dollars an acre.”

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JCPRD currently rotates prescribed fire on 1,000-plus acres of original unplowed prairie and prairie restorations. The district focuses its burning efforts during the dormant season between Nov. 1 and April 1. “Park managers rotate fire units yearly,” Garrett said. ‘’The number of prescribed fires per year varies greatly by priorities and weather. We’d anticipate burning 600 acres of prairies and woodlands with ideal conditions this (2019-2020) fire season.” Prescribed fires require planning and paperwork, and sometimes get cancelled at the last minute by changing wind and weather conditions. In Johnson County, a burn requires permits from both the city where the park is located and the county environmental department. “Burn plans, operation maps, and smoke maps are studied,” Garrett said. “Weather reports are analyzed.

Staff start at an anchor point. They initiate a test fire to test predicted conditions. A back fire is then created as a black line of burned vegetation. Staff then begin work the flanks and eventually ignite a small head fire that runs with the wind and consumes the burn unit.” In all, about 50 JCPRD park maintenance employees who have a role in maintaining natural areas have completed training through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Fire Academy. Around ten to 15 staff park staff work an average prescribed fire. “Prescribed fire is inherently dangerous work that’s critical to providing high quality parks to the citizens of Johnson County,” Garrett said. “JCPRD’s original remnant prairies are home to hundreds of species of rare plants and animals dependent on a reoccurring fire cycle. Staff take pride in managing prescribed fires.”

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


Enjoy JCPRD parks with new bike share program After a “soft launch” lasting about three weeks in late October and early November, the Johnson County Park and Recreation District will implement a RideKC-affiliated bike share program when the weather allows in the spring. This program will allow users to rent and ride a bike in or around JCPRD parks and facilities without having to worry about maintaining or transporting their own bike. “Our overall goal was to provide a transportation alternative and a new way for patrons to access their parks,” said Project Manager Mark Allen. “It definitely aligns with the district’s mission to enrich quality of life. The bike share program has elements of personal health and wellness in it, but it also has a community wellness piece. By having the bikes available for rent, we’re hoping for patrons to experience more of their parks, by making it easy and affordable to get on two wheels.” The JCPRD RideKC Bike Share Program utilizes three-speed pedal

bikes and is not related to a JCPRD pilot program involving two classes of e-bicycles. A total of 70 JCPRD bicycles will be available at 16 bike share hubs in eight parks and facilities, including: Shawnee Mission Park, near the Gary L. Haller Trail in the Mill Creek Steamway Park at Lenexa’s Craig Crossing Park, Heritage Park, the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, Meadowbrook Park, Arthur and Betty Verhaeghe Park on the Coffee Creek Streamway Trail, MidAmerica Sports Complex, and MidAmerica West Sports Complex. The JCPRD RideKC bicycles are orange and white, and can be accessed by downloading the Drop Mobility app from the app store and establishing an account associated with a credit card. Users then use the app to find a hub and scan a QR code on a bicycle there, which allows the bike to be unlocked. After their ride, users return the bike to any RideKC hub - not just

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the ones in JCPRD facilities - lock the bike, and snap a photo to verify it was returned in good condition. The rental cost is 10 cents per minute, but subscriptions and memberships available in the app can bring this down considerably. Eighty percent of the costs of purchasing the JCPRD bikes were covered by a Transportation Alternative Program federal grant administrated through the Kansas Department of Transportation. JCPRD’s bike fleet will be operated and maintained by BikeWalkKC, a regional nonprofit whose mission is to “to redefine our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living.”

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FUN FOR ALL

Fun For All FINE & PERFORMING ARTS Theater: Auditions for Theatre in the Park’s Outdoor Season, Feb. 22 & 23 (Ages 6 & Older)

Sing? Dance? Act? Find your place in the spotlight on the TIP stage. For all the details, visit www.theatreinthepark.org.

Theater: Theatre in the Park’s Indoor Spring Show

(All Ages) TIP kicks off its 2020 season at The Black Box Theatre located in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. Visit www.theatreinthepark.org for more details. Prices: ages 11 and older $16.50, ages 10 and under $14.50, seniors 60 and older $14.85. Plus tax. Sunday matinees are 20% off!  “Be More Chill” (March 20- April 5) RATED PG

HERITAGE & HISTORY Family Fun: Happy Birthday Kansas at the Johnson County Museum (All Ages)

Bring the whole family to celebrate Kansas’ 159th birthday. Explore the museum’s signature exhibition featuring the 1950s All-Electric House, and play in KidScape! Tour our temporary exhibit, “Savages and Princesses.” Explore hands-on fun with activities and crafts in the museum from 11 am to 2 pm. No preregistration required. 1 - 3 hr. drop in program - Museum Admission rates apply (museum members FREE). JCAHC 1/25 Sat 11 am

Museum: Free Day at the Johnson County Museum

(All Ages) Visit the museum for free during spring break! Explore KidScape and our signature exhibition, Becoming Johnson County. FREE JCAHC 3/19 Thu 9 am

More Heritage & History programs on pages 18, 27, 40 & 41.

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Museum: Lanesfield School Valentine’s Day

(All Ages) Experience a traditional 1904 Valentine’s Day! Use pen and ink as you make a valentine. Shop for your sweetheart in our gift shop! 1 - 4 hr. program (drop-in between 1 pm and 5 pm) - FREE Lanesfield Historic Site 1/24 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 1/25 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 1/31 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 2/1 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 2/7 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 2/8 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 2/14 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 2/15 Sat 1 pm

Check out our Escape Room at Lanesfield, see page 41. Museum Exhibit: Dreaming of a Retro Xmas

(All Ages) The aluminum Christmas tree was all the rage in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Come celebrate the 60th anniversary of the aluminum Christmas tree! Ongoing - Museum admission rates apply (museum members FREE). JCAHC 11/12 - 1/11

Museum Exhibit: Hidden Stories - the Webb Family (All Ages)

The Webb Family launched a lawsuit that resulted in the 1949 desegregation of South Park school district. This is a digital exhibit in recognition of Black History Month. Ongoing - FREE located in the Cultural Commons area JCAHC 1/18 - 2/29

Museum Exhibit: Paul McCobb - America’s Designer (All Ages)

Paul McCobb designed furniture and furnishings for post-war America, sold in department stores across the country. This groundbreaking exhibit explores his popularity and originality. Ongoing - Museum admission rates apply (museum members FREE). JCAHC 4/4 - 8/15

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


(All Ages) Stereotypes of Native Americans are ubiquitous and familiar. This exhibit brings together 13 visual artists who reclaim their right to represent their identities as Native Americans. Ongoing - Museum admission rates apply (museum members FREE). JCAHC 11/20 - 3/14

Museum Exhibit: Women and the Vote (All Ages)

This digital exhibit, marking the 19th Amendment Centennial, explores women’s right to vote in Kansas and women in elected positions in Johnson County. Ongoing - FREE located in Cultural Commons area JCAHC 3/2 - 12/31

FUN FOR ALL

Museum Exhibit: Savages and Princesses - The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes

Nature & Outdoors: Kansas City’s Passport to Adventure 2020 (All Ages)

Visit area natural and historical sites, including the Ernie Miller Nature Center, to get your passport stamped. Visit www.kcpassport.com for more information and spring kick-off date.

Nature Programs: Spring Fling Fun, March 16 - 20

(All Ages) Come spend some time at Ernie Miller Nature Center over spring break! Park staff will entertain guests with a special program including a live animal each day. Programs begin at 10 am. 1 - 45 min. program - $3 per person; including adults. Paid at site.  HOORAY IT’S SPRING (Monday) - Spring is nearly here! Animals are waking up and trees are beginning to bud. Start your spring break by seeing a rabbit and others close up.  LUCK OF THE IRISH (Tuesday) - Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at the nature center. Join us for stories of the days of ‘ole and see live animals!

NATURE & OUTDOORS Nature & Outdoors Refund Policy: Full refunds will be granted provided notification of cancellation is received five business days prior to the start of class. No refunds will be issued after that time.

Bird Watching: Great Backyard Bird Count

(All Ages) Join us as we count birds and contribute to a worthy cause. Learn about the birds that spend winters in Northeast Kansas and help with the count. 1 - 7 hr. event - FREE Ernie Miller Nature Center 2/15 Sat 9 am

Escape Room: Rescue the Animals (All Ages) Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Your team must beat the clock by solving puzzles to help them escape. Recommended for ages 5 and older. 1 - 1 ½ hr. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents 28266 EMNC Escape Room A 1/17 Fri 6:30 pm 28267 EMNC Escape Room B 1/17 Fri 6:30 pm 28268 EMNC Escape Room A 1/18 Sat 10 am 28269 EMNC Escape Room B 1/18 Sat 10 am 28270 EMNC Escape Room A 2/7 Fri 6:30 pm 28271 EMNC Escape Room B 2/7 Fri 6:30 pm 28272 EMNC Escape Room A 2/8 Sat 10 am 28273 EMNC Escape Room B 2/8 Sat 10 am Fishing: 2020 Trout Program & Spring Break Stocking - Bring the Kids!!!!! (All Ages)

Join us for this exciting annual spring trout stocking event! For information on fishing and trout permits call (913) 888-4713. 1 - 1 hr. event - FREE Kill Creek Park Boat Ramp 2/19 Wed 2:30 pm SMP Boat Ramp 2/19 Wed 3:45 pm Kill Creek Park Boat Ramp 3/13 Fri 2:30 pm SMP Boat Ramp 3/13 Fri 3:45 pm

 BIRDS OF PREY (Wednesday) - The amazing feats of these flying feathered raptors will be the highlight of this program.  WILDLIFE WHO’S WHO (Thursday) - Meet an amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal. Explore their similarities and differences.  ROCKIN’ REPTILES (Friday) - Let’s do the snake dance! Discover the fun new facts about lizards, snakes, and turtles.

Learn how to support your parks, trails, programs, activities, and the arts across your community, see page 57.

Museum • Music • Art • Join Us

AFTER DARK

NEW! Nature & Outdoors: Full Moon Hike

(Ages 8 & Older) By the light of the silvery moon, join us for a quiet hike to connect with nature, listen for night sounds, and have a hot drink. 1 - 2 hr. session - $5 / $6 nonresidents; including adults 28297 Ernie Miller Nature Center 1/10 Fri 5 pm 28298 Ernie Miller Nature Center 2/9 Sun 5 pm 28299 Ernie Miller Nature Center 3/8 Sun 5 pm

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2nd Thursday evenings beginning in 2020

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Nature Programs: Sunday Family Series (All Ages)

Bring the family on Sunday afternoons this winter for entertainment and educational experiences at Ernie Miller Nature Center. Programs presented by park naturalists and park police officers and begin at 2 pm. 1 - 45 min. program - $3 per person; including adults. Paid at site.  OWLS: EYES OF THE NIGHT (Jan. 5) - Meet two live owls as we discover more about these creatures of the night. Then see another live bird species and compare it with owls.  THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE SMELLY (Jan. 12) - Learn why spiders, snakes, and skunks are important to our lifestyles.  SNAKES ALIVE (Jan. 19) - See Kansas snakes as we explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world.  KANSAS SYMBOLS (Jan. 26) - Celebrate Kansas’ Statehood Day, Jan. 29! See some of the natural symbols live and in person, including live animals.  BUFFALO WILD THINGS (Feb. 2) - The Kansas state mammal, the American bison, is an iconic symbol of the Wild West. Hear legends and touch items from this powerful animal.  FUZZY FOOTPRINTS AND STORIES IN THE SNOW (Feb. 9) Winter is a magical time. Learn how the art of reading tracks tells the stories of animals and how they survive these cold conditions.  ENDANGERED SPECIES OF AMERICA (Feb. 16) - Hear the stories of some of our rarest animals and meet live animal relatives of endangered species.  WILDLIFE WEBS (Feb. 23) - Help construct three food chains and see a live animal from each one. Find out who eats who.

NEW! Nature and Outdoors: Winter Nature Walk

(All Ages) Bundle up for the weather and join a naturalist to see the winter happenings on the trail. Enjoy a warm drink afterwards. For more information call (913) 826-2806. 1 - 1 ½ hr. program - $5 / $6 nonresidents 28342 Ernie Miller Nature Center 1/25 Sat 9:30 am

Open House: TimberRidge Adventure Center (All Ages); Climbing Tower (Ages 12 & Older)

Bring the whole family. Free archery, BB gun shooting, boating, climbing, hiking, fishing, and other fun activities. Some activities have age minimums or require preregistration.  TIMBERRIDGE ADVENTURE CENTER OPEN HOUSE 1 - 6 hr. event - FREE - In conjunction with Outdoor Kansas Kids Day TimberRidge Adventure Center 4/25 Sat 9 am  CLIMBING TOWER OPEN HOUSE - Pre-registration required 1 - 3 hr. event - FREE TimberRidge Adventure Center 4/25 Sat 9:30 am

Scouts: Juliette’s Dream (All Ages)

Juliette Gordon Low introduced Girl Scouting to American girls. Join us for a special appearance of Juliette herself as she describes her childhood favorites and inspirations. She wanted girls to dream big! 1 - 1 ½ hr. program - $5 / $6 nonresidents; including adults. $8 per person on-site day of event, if space available. 28344 Ernie Miller Nature Center 3/7 Sat 10 am

SPECIAL EVENTS Games: Family Fun Bingo Night! (All Ages) Kick off spring break with some good ol’ family fun playing everyone’s favorite B-I-N-G-O! We’ve added twists and special treats to make the game more active and silly. Dinner included. 1 - 2 hr. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents; per person $30 / $33 nonresidents; family up to 4 people $40/ $44 nonresidents; family up to 7 people Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. 27791 Roeland Park Community Center 3/13 Fri 6 pm

NEW! Games: The Amazing Family Race (All Ages)

Work as a team to complete puzzles, challenges, and more. Then celebrate your victory with a delicious dinner. Prizes will be awarded. 1 - 2 hr. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents; per person $30 / $33 nonresidents; family up to 4 people $40/ $44 nonresidents; family up to 7 people 27765 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/21 Sat 4 pm

NEW! Games: Treasure Tails (All Ages)

Bring your furry friend to sniff out treasure throughout the park. All dogs must be leashed, current on vaccines, and under the control of their owner. 1 - 1 ½ hr. event - $5 / $6 nonresidents; per one dog with owner 27766 Meadowbrook Park 4/18 Sat 10 am

NEW! Geocaching: Egg Hunt Geocache (All Ages)

Spend family time outdoors searching for hidden caches filled with Easter eggs on this modern day scavenger hunt! GPS units provided. Meet at Antioch Park, Shelter #3. 1 - 1 hr. outing - $5 / $6 nonresidents; per person $15 / $17 nonresidents; family up to 4 people $25/ $28 nonresidents; family up to 7 people 27625 Antioch Park, Shelter 3 4/10 Fri 1:30 pm 27792 Antioch Park, Shelter 3 4/10 Fri 2:30 pm

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FUN FOR ALL

Seasonal Event: Breakfast with the Bunny (All Ages) Everyone’s invited to fill up on all-you-can-eat Chris Cakes pancakes and sausage. Hop outside for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Egg hunt starts at 10 am sharp! 1 - 2 hr. event - FREE entry for egg hunt, breakfast $6 in advance / $10 day of program 28613 Roeland Park Community Center 4/4 Sat 8:30 am Special Event: Kid’s Garage Sale (All Ages)

Join us for a fun Kid’s Garage Sale! Bring your slightly used clothing and items and sell to others. Pre-registration is required. Call (913) 826-2950 for details. 1 - 4 hr. session - $10 for 1 table, 1 additional table $8 28558 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/29 Sat 8 am

Special Event: Mildale Farm Spring Community Day (All Ages)

Spend the day exploring the Mildale Farm property. Arts and Craft activities for kids will take place in the main barn, and catch-andrelease fishing is available. For more information, visit JCPRD.com or call Sarah at (913) 826-2957. 1 - 5 hr. event - FREE Mildale Farm 4/25 Sat 9 am

Special Event: Trucks and Big Rigs for Kids (All Ages)

Bring your kids to explore trucks, tractors, construction, and city vehicles up close. The first 150 children will get a free construction worker hat! Visit jcprd.com for details. 1 - 3 hr. event - FREE (Suggested donation of $10 per vehicle) Theatre in the Park 4/11 Sat 10 am

For more museum exhibits, see pages 10, 11, and 12.

TIMBERRIDGE ADVENTURE CENTER

Available by reservation only. We offer: Challenge course, team building, camps, specials events, canoes, pedal boats, fishing, zip-lining, and camping. The site includes over 200 acres of diverse landscapes divided by a series of ponds. The Whispering Pine Shelter accommodates up to 200 people. The Welcome Center includes a wraparound outdoor deck and accommodates up to 80 people.  See Birthday Party options on page 14.  Our Rental Facilities ad is on page 60. Wine, champagne, and beer are allowed with an additional permit.

12300 S. Homestead Lane, Olathe (913) 856-8849  JCPRD.com/TRAC

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Image courtesy of Kansas State Historical Society. Taken in Lawrence, Kansas, between 1910 - 1912.

Exhibit marks 100 years of women’s right to vote The year 2020 is the centennial of the 19th Amendment, and a great time to reflect on Women and the Vote, which happens to be the name of a temporary exhibit coming to the Johnson County Museum beginning March 2. “This exhibit will examine the broader Kansas history of women’s involvement in democracy, as well as the specific electoral history of women in Johnson County,” said Museum Curator of Interpretation Andrew Gustafson. This digital exhibit will be located in the Cultural Commons area of the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, will be available free of charge whenever the building is open, and will run through the end of 2020. On display will be items from the League of Women Voters of Johnson County collection, which the museum maintains, as well as electoral information from the Johnson County Election Office. Learn about a related museum lunch & learn program set for March 24 on page 41. Gustafson anticipates other institutions throughout the metro area will also offer programs and exhibits relating to this important anniversary.

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HAVE YOUR NEXT PARTY WITH JCPRD!

Party refreshments and supplies are not included. Geocaching Parties (All Ages) Geocaching private parties make for unique birthday activities, great scouting events, fun corporate team building, or active family get-togethers. JCPRD staff loan GPS (Global Positioning Systems) units, set the caches, teach partygoers how to hunt for caches using GPS, and are on site to answer questions for this modern-day scavenger hunt. Party favor included! Call (913) 8263161 for more information and pricing. Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (All Ages)

Rent a room at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse to host your child’s birthday party. Use the indoor space for crafts, indoor games, cake, and gift opening. The outdoors is open for your child and guests to explore the park and its amenities such as the destination playground. Staff supervision is not included. The space can accommodate seating with tables and chair for up to 24 guests.

Mill Creek Activity Center (Walking - 10 Yr Olds)

Host your child’s birthday party at MCAC for a fun filled physically active event. Instructors, along with your child and their friends, will be moving on our obstacle course, jumping into our foam pit, and participating in organized activities and free play. Your child’s party will be the best worry-free event you have ever hosted!  PRESCHOOL PARTY (Walking - Kindergarten)  SCHOOL AGE PARTY (Ages 4-10) For more information contact Mill Creek Activity Center at (913) 826-2950.

New Century Fieldhouse (All Ages) If you’re looking to play basketball, soccer, or volleyball during your birthday party, then New Century Fieldhouse is the place for you. Courts and the turf field are available to rent along with party rooms where you can have refreshments and open gifts. Renters are responsible for bringing sports equipment. To check on availability and pricing, please call (913) 826-2850. Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center (Ages 2-10) Celebrate your child’s birthday at the place where history, art, and fun connect! Enjoy unlimited time in the Johnson County Museum’s KidScape and one hour in a private party room. Add an art component of your choice for hands-on fun with one of our teaching artists. Drawing, painting, and printmaking are just a few ideas to consider! Saturdays fill up fast, so call (913) 7152570 to reserve your spot early. Ernie Miller Nature Center (Ages 5-11) Bet you never partied with animals like these! Choose between four entertaining, interactive experiences. Pick the Birthday Safari and stalk some wild Kansas critters. Choose the Snake Celebration to explore the myths and realities of these important reptiles. Check out our Magical Party for young wizards, or get sprinkled with fairy dust at our Enchanted Forest Party! The wildlife presentations last 30 minutes, include three animals, and are held indoors. Parties are held on Saturdays and fill fast, call early. View our birthday party flier at www. erniemiller.com. Call (913) 826-2800 to reserve your party time. TimberRidge Adventure Center (Ages 8 & Older)

Having a hard time finding that perfect birthday party option for your child? Let TimberRidge Adventure Center host your next party. We offer six great options - see below! For more information download the TimberRidge birthday party flier at www.JCPRD.com/TRAC. Parties are held on Saturdays and are first come, first serve. Parties available weather permitting. Call (913) 856-8849 to reserve your party time.  ARCHERY PARTY  BB GUN PARTY  BOATING PARTY  FISHING PARTY  CLIMBING (Ages 12 & older)  ZIP LINE PARTY (Ages 12 & older)

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AQUATICS JCPRD is now offering swim lessons and aquatic programming at the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center, located in the heart of Lenexa City Center. This state-of-the-art facility features a 50-meter competition pool.

Swim Lessons: Parent & Tot (Ages 6 months to 2½ years)

Participants are led through various class exercises which focus on water adjustment, blowing bubbles, getting their face wet, basic fundamentals required for proper body alignment, kicking, and eventual submersion. 7 - 30 min. sessions - $52.50/ $57.75 nonresidents 28122 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9:40 am 28123 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 11 am 8 - 30 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 28124 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5 pm 28125 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 6:20 pm 28126 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 5 pm 28127 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 6:20 pm 28128 SMSD Aquatic Center 3/9 M,W 5 pm 28129 SMSD Aquatic Center 3/9 MW 6:20 pm 28353 SMSD Aquatic Center 4/13 M,W 5 pm 28354 SMSD Aquatic Center 4/13 MW 6:20 pm

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Swim Lessons: Aqua Tot (Ages 2½-5 years) Explore basic skills including; water adjustment, blowing bubbles, getting face wet, kicking with flotation devices as well as independently, prone glide, back float, and introduction of crawl stroke. 7 - 30 min. sessions - $52.50/ $57.75 nonresidents 28355 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9 am 28356 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9:40 am 28357 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 10:20 am 28358 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 10:20 am 28359 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 11 am 8 - 30 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 28360 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5 pm 28361 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5 pm 28362 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5:40 pm 28363 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5:40 pm 28364 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 6:20 pm 28365 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 5 pm (continues)

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EARLY CHILDHOOD Early Childhood: Full Day Early Childhood for 3-5 Year Olds KQRIS RATED

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Roeland Park Community Center  4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park  (913) 826-3171  Director, Georgia Hopwood Our Early Childhood Education Center is open from 7 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday and is fully licensed by the State of Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The center features a morning preschool component, daily morning/afternoon healthy snacks and lunch and extended programming for the working parent, afternoon rest periods and late afternoon creative arts and socialization activities. Our program focuses on self-awareness, motor development, self-selected activity, pre-academic skills, and creative arts along with field trips, classroom visitors, and special events. Our center is equipped with a variety of activity centers that encourage the young child to explore and understand his/her environment. Through the gentle guidance of our caring and experienced teachers, each child is able to achieve realistic goals specific to individual needs. A $40 non-refundable non-transferrable enrollment fee is due upon enrollment. To enroll, please call the center and the director will have enrollment forms.  Full Time (4-5 days a week) $180 / $198 nonresidents weekly  Part Time (3 days a week or less) $114 / $125 nonresidents weekly

Early Childhood: Natureplay Preschool for 3-5 Year Olds Mill Creek Activity Center Director - Rosanna Munoz 6518 Vista Dr., Shawnee.…………………….(913) 826-2958 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse Director - Jennifer Thomas 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village…………..….(913) 826-2980 Located in Mill Creek Activity Center and the new Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, Natureplay Preschools feature discovery based learning with nature at the foundation of the curriculum. Our goal is to help young children develop a strong connection with the natural world at an early age. The outdoor classrooms, nearby steamways, and parks provide the children with extended periods of outdoor exploration. While indoors, child initiated experiential learning increases awareness and appreciation of the natural world. These full immersion nature preschools are unique to the greater Kansas City area. Johnson County Park and Recreation District is eager to advance early childhood environmental literacy through Natureplay. The preschools are open year round and licensed by the Kansas Department of Health & Environment. Children must be potty trained to attend. Families may choose from either a morning session from 8:30-11:30 am or an afternoon session from 12:30-3:30 pm. A $40 enrollment fee is due upon registration. Fees will be paid weekly and are fully inclusive of all program activities. To receive enrollment information contact Rosanna.munoz@jocogov.org or call (913) 826-2958 for the Mill Creek location and Jennifer.thomas@ jocogov.org or call (913) 826-2980 for the Meadowbrook location. Enrollment options and fees are as follows:  Morning Sessions: M-F $86 residents/ $95 nonresidents; weekly M,W,F $54 residents/ $60 nonresidents; weekly T,Th $48 residents/ $53 nonresidents; weekly  Afternoon Sessions: T,W,Th $54 residents/ $60 nonresidents; weekly T, Th $48 residents/ $53 nonresidents; weekly

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Early Childhood: Open House for 3-5 Year Olds

Parents can see the classrooms and visit with teachers for any of JCPRD’s three Early Childhood Development Centers. Enrollment forms will be available to secure space for the 2020-21 school year. If you have questions or are unable to attend, call the centers at the numbers listed in the left column. 1 - 1 hr. event - FREE Roeland Park Community Center 4/2 Thu 5:30 pm Natureplay - MCAC 4/2 Thu 5:30 pm Natureplay - MBPC 4/2 Thu 5:30 pm

ENRICHMENT & SPECIAL INTERESTS Early Learning: Community Heroes

(Ages 2-5 with Adult) Meet your heroes and learn about jobs in your community. Join us as we welcome guests such as firefighters, park workers, doctors, and more! Program includes presentation and an activity. 1 - 45 min. session - $2 / $3 nonresidents 27767 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/14 Tue 10 am 27768 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 2/11 Tue 10 am 27769 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/3 Tue 10 am 27770 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 4/14 Tue 10 am

Early Learning: Cooks and Books (Ages 2-5 with Adult) Enjoy the reading of a favorite children’s book and make a tasty treat! Program includes snack. 1 - 45 min. session - $2 / $3 nonresidents 27771 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/21 Tue 9:30 am 27772 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 2/18 Tue 9:30 am 27773 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/24 Tue 9:30 am 27774 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 4/21 Tue 9:30 am

NEW! Early Learning: Little Geniuses Chess

(Ages 4 & 5) Learning chess is fun! Puppet shows, fast chess clocks, collecting beads & wristbands, hilarious songs, fun tourneys, and great spirit that builds problem-solving ability and academic confidence. 5 - 45 min. sessions - $68 / $75 nonresidents; One-time supply fee of $35 includes: team t-shirt, a chess set with carrying case, and free replacement pieces. 28608 Roeland Park Community Center 1/7 Tue 11 am 28609 Roeland Park Community Center 2/11 Tue 11 am 28610 Roeland Park Community Center 3/24 Tue 11 am

Early Learning: Silly Sensory Walks

(Ages 0-3 with Adult) Explore the park with a group and find fun and tactile ways to interact along the way! Limit of two children per adult. 1 - 45 min. session - $2 / $3 nonresidents 27775 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 4/7 Tue 9:30 am

Playtime: Indoor Play Park (Walkers-5 with adult)

Hop, skip, and jump your way through obstacles, bounce, roll or kick balls, build with blocks, run, and have a blast with new friends! $3 per visit or $25 - 10 visit punch card New Century Fieldhouse 1/13-4/30 M,T,Th 9-11:30 am

We are always looking for people who love to work with kids.

Visit JCPRD.com/jobs

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FINE & PERFORMING ARTS

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Art: Creative Storytime (Ages 3-7)

Inspired by both classic and contemporary children’s literature, your child will participate in story-telling and creative-making. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class. 1 - 1 hr. drop in class - $5 per child JCAHC 1/4-1/25 Sat 10 am JCAHC 4/4-4/25 Sat 10 am

Art: Open Art Studio (All Ages)

Let’s get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials. A guided project is available, but you are the artist! A parent or guardian is required to stay with anyone 13 years and younger. 1 - 2 hr. drop in class - $5 per person JCAHC 1/10-5/22 Fri 10 am

Art: Petite Picassos (Ages 3-6 with Adult) Join a teaching artist as you read a book, look at art work, and create a thematic work of art based on developmental stages. 1 - 45 min. class - $5 per child 28278 JCAHC 1/28 Tue 9:30 am 28282 MCAC 1/28 Tue 11:30 am 28279 JCAHC 2/25 Tue 9:30 am 28283 MCAC 2/25 Tue 11:30 am 28280 JCAHC 3/31 Tue 9:30 am 28284 MCAC 3/31 Tue 11:30 am 28281 JCAHC 4/28 Tue 9:30 am 28285 MCAC 4/28 Tue 11:30 am Art: Private Workshops (All Ages)

Whether you are interested in private lessons, a private party, or a special event, we can create an art-filled experience just for you. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org to inquire.

Art: STEAM Sculptural Saturdays (Ages 3-6 with Adult) Explore three-dimensional art. Adult and child work together to create a one-of-a-kind sculpture with balance, unity, and movement! Different materials are explored each month. 1 - 45 min. class - $5 per child 28286 JCAHC 1/11 Sat 9:15 am 28287 JCAHC 2/8 Sat 9:15 am 28288 JCAHC 3/14 Sat 9:15 am 28289 JCAHC 4/11 Sat 9:15 am Dance: Pre-Ballet (Ages 3-5)

This is the perfect age to enter the wonderful world of dance! Develop coordination, rhythm, and basic ballet positions in this fun and gentle introduction to music and dance. 8 - 45 min. classes - $135 / $145 nonresidents 28180 JCAHC 1/25 Sat 9:15 am 27198 MCAC 1/25 Sat 11 am

Music: Music and Movement (Ages 2-4) Explore rhythm, tempo, and basic timing in this class for the young and imaginative! This introductory class uses simple actions and dance movements with a focus on child-friendly music. 8 - 45 min. classes - $120 / $135 nonresidents 28181 JCAHC 1/25 Sat 10:15 am 27202 MCAC 1/25 Sat 9 am

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NEW! Theater: Out of this World in Outer Space!

(Ages 4-6) Blast off! Grab your rocket ship and let’s explore space together! This is a creative drama class inspired by literary classics such as “The Magic School Bus” and “Goodnight Moon.” 6 - 1 hr. sessions - $89 / $99 nonresidents 28184 JCAHC 3/21 Sat 10 am

NEW! Theater: Stories and Shares (All Ages) Each month explore a different story and then get a chance to act it out on your feet! Stories will include “Pete the Cat,” “Goodnight Moon,” and “Harold and the Purple Crayon.” 1 - 45 min. session - $5 28185 JCAHC 1/25 Sat 11 am 28186 JCAHC 2/15 Sat 11 am 28187 JCAHC 3/28 Sat 11 am 28188 JCAHC 4/11 Sat 11 am

We also offer Open Art Studio for ages 16 and older, see page 38.

GYMNASTICS ABOUT OUR GYMNASTICS CLASSES Our programs are designed to provide your child with the essential foundation for all physical movement. Skilled and experienced instructors understand the importance of physical development in children, such as flexibility, strength, coordination, agility, and endurance. Starting with basic elements, students are taught, through proper progression, ever increasingly higher levels of skill. Staff will advise and make every attempt to see that your child is in the class most suited to his/her individual ability. Parents are welcome to observe class. Suitable clothing: sweat pants, T-shirt, leotard, or gym shorts (void of any buckles, buttons, snaps or zippers). Socks are optional. Current attendance in classes does not guarantee space in upcoming session. You must re-enroll. DISCOUNT ON GYMNASTICS CLASSES Students who register for more than one class a week are eligible for a twenty percent discount on the second class. Families with two or more children enrolled in a class are eligible to receive a ten percent discount on the second child and a twenty percent discount on any additional children. Enjoy additional ten percent discounts by signing up for consecutive sessions offered in the current catalog season. Those requesting these discounts may register through our Registration Office at (913) 831-3359 or the Mill Creek Activity Center at (913) 826-2950. These discounts apply only to Gymnastics classes.

See our youth gymnastics programs, pages 26 & 27. (913) 831-3359

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Art: Clay Creations (Ages 3-6) Engage your child’s curiosity and imagination while learning introductory ceramics concepts. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class. 4 - 50 min. classes - $39 / $43 nonresidents 27281 JCAHC 1/7 Tue 27283 JCAHC 2/1 Sat 27284 JCAHC 3/7 Sat 27285 JCAHC 4/7 Tue

Theater: I am Peppa Pig™ Creative Drama! (Ages 3-5) Join the loveable and cheeky little piggy Peppa™ as she plays dress shop, jumps in muddy puddles, and journeys with her brother George and family and friends. 8 - 45 min. classes - $89 / $99 nonresidents 28183 JCAHC 1/25 Sat 10 am 27209 MCAC 1/25 Sat 10 am


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Gymnastics: For 3 Year Olds

An introduction to early gymnastic skills, your child will experience socialization and interaction with their peers. Muscular coordination and body awareness are key elements developed in this class. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 26626 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 9 am 9- 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26628 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 4:30 pm 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26629 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 11 am 26630 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 5:30 pm 26631 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 10 am 26632 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 5:30 pm 26633 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 9 am 26634 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 6:30 pm 26635 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/10 Fri 9 am 26636 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/11 Sat 10 am 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26641 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 9 am 26642 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 4:30 pm 26643 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 11 am 26644 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 5:30 pm 26645 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 10 am 26646 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 5:30 pm 26647 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 9 am 26648 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 6:30 pm 26649 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/27 Fri 9 am 26650 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/28 Sat 10 am

Gymnastics: Preschool (Ages 4 & 5 Year Olds) Children learn basic gymnastics skills on various pieces of apparatus and floor. Emphasis is placed on the development of muscular coordination, strength, and flexibility. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 26665 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 10 am 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26666 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 4:30 pm 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26667 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 9 am 26668 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 6:30 pm 26669 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 6:30 pm 26670 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 10 am 26671 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 5:30 pm 26672 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/10 Fri 10 am 26673 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/11 Sat 11 am 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26674 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 10 am 26675 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 4:30 pm 26676 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 9 am 26677 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 6:30 pm 26678 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 6:30 pm 26679 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 10 am 26680 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 5:30 pm 26682 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/27 Fri 10 am 26683 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/28 Sat 11 am Playground: Punch Card Indoor Playground

(Ages Up to 5 Years Old with Parent / Legal Guardian) Join us for a fun-filled playtime with obstacle courses and play gym equipment. Signed waiver required, parent/guardian must be present with their child at all times. 1 hr. session - 10 Visit Punch Card - $45 or Drop-in Fee: $5 per child Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6-4/29 M,W,F 11 am-Noon

Check out our Kid-Friendly Musical Performances at JCAHC, see page 24.

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Tumbling: Parent & Tot (Ages 18 - 36 Months with Adult) Activities directed toward motivating a desire for physical activity, general loco-motor movements, and acquainting tots with gymnastic equipment, all of which will increase learning ability later in life. 10 - 40 min. lessons - $112.50 / $123.75 nonresidents 26696 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 10 am 26697 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 5:30 pm 26698 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 9 am 26699 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 11 am 26700 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/11 Sat 9 am 9 - 40 min. lessons - $101.25 / $111.37 nonresidents 26701 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 10 am 26702 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 5:30 pm 26703 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 9 am 26704 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 11 am 26705 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/28 Sat 9 am

HERITAGE & HISTORY Museum: Retro Storytime (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

Preschoolers love stories from long ago, read by a special guest from the 1950s All-Electric House! Craft activity included. 1 - 45 min. session - $2 per person, museum members receive a 20% discount. Does not include admission to KidScape and the museum.  “THE OOKPIK BOOK” - Meet Ookpik the Arctic Owl in this Golden Shape Book from 1963. Learn about life in the arctic, then make a snowy owl to take home. 26446 JCAHC 1/8 Wed 10 am  “BIRDS” - Learn about birds, their nests, habitats, and the Meadowlark, the Kansas state bird. Create a birdfeeder to take home. 26447 JCAHC 2/12 Wed 10 am  “THE FIRE ENGINE BOOK” - See brave firemen connect hoses and save the day in this Little Golden Book from 1950. Make a fire hat after the story ends. 26448 JCAHC 3/11 Wed 10 am  “BABY FARM ANIMALS” - Meet baby farm animals in this Little Golden Book from 1953, then make a baby pig craft of your own. 26449 JCAHC 4/8 Wed 10 am

NATURE & OUTDOORS Nature & Outdoors: Little Critter’s Day Out at Ernie Miller Nature Center (Ages 3-5) Make a craft, play games, have a snack, and see an animal visitor. Children must be potty trained. For more information call (913) 826-2807. 1 - 2 hr. class - $14 / $16 nonresidents 28347 Snowmen Bundle Up 1/2 Thu 9:30 am 28348 Fairytales & Fables 2/6 Thu 9:30 am 28349 Who Sings in Spring? 3/5 Thu 9:30 am 28350 Ice Age Exploration 4/2 Thu 9:30 am 28351 Bug Hunt! 5/7 Thu 9:30 am

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Storytime: Animal Tales - Storytime (Ages 2-6 w/ Adult)

Yoga: Nature Time Yoga (Ages 2-6 with Adult) Music, movement, and imagination!!! These parent and child experiences are designed to encourage creativity, coordination, and enhance awareness of the natural world. See a live animal friend every time. 1 - 30 min. program - $2 per person; including adults. Paid at site. EMNC 1/15 Wed 10:30 am EMNC 1/29 Wed 10:30 am EMNC 2/12 Wed 10:30 am EMNC 3/11 Wed 10:30 am

Check on facility, program, park, and trail information, closures, and delays during inclement weather at rainoutline.com!

SPECIAL EVENTS Preschool: Be My Valentine (Ages 5 & Under with Parent/ Guardian) Create a festive craft then and take part in Open Playground too! Pre-registration is required. Call (913) 826-2950 for details. 1 - 30 min. session - $10 / $11 nonresidents 28566 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/12 Wed 10:30 am

NEW! Preschool: Cuter Than Cupid (Ages 2-5 with Adult) Enjoy a morning of fun and games with the apple of your eye. Make valentines for the ones you love, play games, and enjoy a few sweets. 1 - 1 hr. session - $6 per child / $7 nonresidents 27776 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 2/14 Fri 10 am Preschool: Egg-cellent Egg-stravaganza (Ages 5 &

Under with Parent/Guardian) Create a festive craft and hunt for bunny eggs. Afterwards take part in Open Playground! Pre-registration is required. Call (913) 826-2950 for details. 1 - 30 min. session - $10 / $11 nonresidents 28565 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/8 Wed 10:30 am

NEW! Preschool: Snowman Surprise

(Ages 2-5 with Adult) Create magic melt-less snowmen, throw “snowballs,� and have some cocoa by the fire. Celebrate winter in the Clubhouse. 1 - 1 hr. session - $6 per child / $7 nonresidents 27777 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/28 Tue 10 am

Program Sponsor

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Join us for stories, songs, and surprises geared to preschool children. Come listen and learn, and meet a special animal friend every time. Program held indoors. 1 - 30 min. program - $2 per person; including adults. Paid at site. Night Owl EMNC 1/8 Wed 10:30 am Winter Wildlife EMNC 1/22 Wed 10:30 am B is for Bears EMNC 2/5 Wed 10:30 am Hungry Birds EMNC 2/19 Wed 10:30 am Furry Friends EMNC 3/4 Wed 10:30 am Snake Surprise EMNC 3/25 Wed 10:30 am S is for Spider EMNC 4/8 Wed 10:30 am Happy Earth Day EMNC 4/22 Wed 10:30 am


SPORTS

Soccer: Pee Wee Spring League - Heritage Park and New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 4-6)

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Basketball: Bitty Ball with Challenger Sports (Ages 4-5) Come give basketball a try! Learn dribbling, passing, shooting, offense, and defense at Okun Fieldhouse this winter! Players will be divided into teams and scrimmages will be introduced. 4 - 1 hr. sessions - $50 / $52 nonresidents 25569 Okun Fieldhouse 1/5 Sun 4:15 pm

Fencing: Little Knights (Ages 4-6)

We’ll explore the ancient sport of fencing through fun games and exercises while encouraging flexibility, coordination, discipline, and sportsmanship. Equipment provided. For information call (913) 636-3769. 6 - 30 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 25535 Heartland Fencing Academy 1/11 Sat 9:30 am 25536 Heartland Fencing Academy 1/13 Mon 4:30 pm 25537 Heartland Fencing Academy 2/22 Sat 9:30 am 25538 Heartland Fencing Academy 2/24 Mon 4:30 pm 25539 Heartland Fencing Academy 4/4 Sat 9:30 am 25540 Heartland Fencing Academy 4/6 Mon 4:30 pm

Ice Skate: Parent and Me (Ages 1 ½-3 with Parent/Guardian)

This class will introduce ice skating to the adult and toddler while focusing on the basics of balance and beginning skating. Smallest skate is a toddler size eight. 6 - 30 min. lessons - $100 / $110 nonresidents 25869 Kansas City Ice Center 1/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25871 Kansas City Ice Center 1/16 Thu 10 am 25872 Kansas City Ice Center 1/18 Sat 11:50 am 25873 Kansas City Ice Center 2/24 Mon 6:25 pm 25874 Kansas City Ice Center 2/27 Thu 10 am 25907 Kansas City Ice Center 2/29 Sat 11:50 am 25910 Kansas City Ice Center 4/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25911 Kansas City Ice Center 4/16 Thu 10 am 25912 Kansas City Ice Center 4/18 Sat 11:50 am

Ice Skate: Snowplow Sam 1 - Preschool Lessons

(Ages 3-5) Designed to help the preschool-age skater develop preliminary coordination and strength to maneuver on the ice and gain new friendships through group instruction. Smallest skate is a size eight. 6 - 30 min. lessons - $100 / $110 nonresidents 25917 Kansas City Ice Center 1/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25919 Kansas City Ice Center 1/16 Thu 10 am 25920 Kansas City Ice Center 1/18 Sat 11:50 am 25921 Kansas City Ice Center 2/24 Mon 6:25 pm 25924 Kansas City Ice Center 2/27 Thu 10 am 25925 Kansas City Ice Center 2/29 Sat 11:50 am 25928 Kansas City Ice Center 4/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25929 Kansas City Ice Center 4/16 Thu 10 am 25930 Kansas City Ice Center 4/18 Sat 11:50 am

Multi-Sport: Intro to Sports (Ages 3-5) Explore the world of sports! Your child can try out several popular sports and see what interests them during this instructor-led program. Equipment provided. Please wear closed-toe shoes. 3 - 45 min. sessions - $34 / $37 nonresidents 27778 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 4/6 Mon 10 am Soccer: First Kicks Spring Break Camp (Ages 3-5)

The First Kicks program introduces young players to the basics of the game of soccer. All of this development is achieved through fun games and imaginative themes in a positive environment. For questions, call (913) 826-2850. 3 - 1 hr. sessions - $55 26736 New Century Fieldhouse 3/17 T-Th 9 am

Six-session league with a 25-minute practice followed by a 24-minute game. For information on either location, visit JCPRD. com/sports. League begins April 4 with a deadline of March 6. For questions, call (913) 826-2850.

Soccer: Tiny Tykes (Ages 2-5)

Tiny Tykes is designed to introduce young children to the concepts of soccer in a fun and relaxed physical environment. Each child receives a ball and jersey. For questions, call (913) 826-2850. 6 - 45 min. sessions - $70 26782 New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 2-3) 1/31 Fri 9 am 26783 New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 4-5) 1/31 Fri 9:45 am 26731 New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 2-3) 4/3 Fri 9 am 26732 New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 4-5) 4/3 Fri 9:45 am 26733 Roeland Park Sports Dome (Ages 2-3) 4/4 Sat 12:45 pm 26735 Roeland Park Sports Dome (Ages 4-5) 4/4 Sat 1:30 pm

Sports: Multi-Sports 68’s Future Stars in Training

(Ages 3-5) This multi-sports class will help your child improve their gross motor skills while providing them plenty of fun activities. Each session introduces your future star to a different sport. 4 - 50 min. lessons - $45 / $49 nonresidents 27486 68’s Fitness Facility 1/8 Wed 9 am 27487 68’s Fitness Facility 1/9 Thu 9 am 27488 68’s The Fields Facility 1/11 Sat 9 am 27489 68’s Fitness Facility 2/19 Wed 9 am 27490 68’s Fitness Facility 2/20 Thu 9 am 27491 68’s The Fields Facility 2/22 Sat 9 am 27492 68’s Fitness Facility 4/15 Wed 9 am 27493 68’s Fitness Facility 4/16 Thu 9 am 27494 68’s The Fields Facility 4/18 Sat 9 am

Tennis: Genesis KCRC Preschool and Kindergarten Tennis (Ages 3-5)

Join the fun of going on a story book adventure while learning tennis skills. We will work on balance, motor skills, hand eye coordination etc. but most of all have fun! 6 - 45 min. lessons - $98 / $108 nonresidents 27166 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 1/7 Tue 10:30 am 27167 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 1/7 Tue 1 pm 27169 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 1/10 Fri 10:45 am 27171 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 1/11 Sat 9 am 27172 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 2/18 Tue 10:30 am 27173 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 2/18 Tue 1 pm 27174 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 2/21 Fri 10:45 am 27175 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 2/22 Sat 9 am 27176 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 3/31 Tue 10:30 am 27178 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 3/31 Tue 1 pm 27179 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 4/3 Fri 10:45 am 27180 Genesis Health Club-KCRC 4/4 Sat 9 am

Tennis: Varsity Red Program (Ages 4-6) Instructors teach basic strokes and play fun games emphasizing hand-eye coordination and running. Kids start playing right away with a new and exciting format. Tennis racquet required. 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $164 / $180 nonresidents 27479 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/8 Wed 5 pm 27480 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/4 Sat 9 am 27481 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/6 Mon 4 pm 27482 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/4 Wed 5 pm 27483 Overland Park Racquet Club 2/29 Sat 9 am 27484 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/2 Mon 4 pm

See Youth Sports on pages 30 - 33 and Adult Sports on pages 42 and 43.

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AQUATICS JCPRD is now offering swim lessons and aquatic programming at the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center, located in the heart of Lenexa City Center. This state-of-the-art facility features a 50-meter competition pool, and will offer lap swimming for adults.

Swim Lesson: Novice (Ages 5-12) Objectives include; holding breath underwater, prone glide, back float, crawl stroke, elementary backstroke, and deep water exercises, including diving board and swimming to side with and without assistance. 7 - 30 min. sessions - $52.50/ $57.75 nonresidents 28380 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9 am 28381 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9:40 am 28382 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 10:20 am 28383 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 11 am 8 - 30 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 28384 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5 pm 28385 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5:40 pm 28386 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 6:20 pm 28387 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 5 pm 28388 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 5:40 pm 28389 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 6:20 pm 28390 SMSD Aquatic Center 3/9 M,W 5 pm 28391 SMSD Aquatic Center 3/9 M,W 5:40 pm 28392 SMSD Aquatic Center 3/9 M,W 6:20 pm 28393 SMSD Aquatic Center 4/13 M,W 5 pm 28394 SMSD Aquatic Center 4/13 M,W 5:40 pm 28395 SMSD Aquatic Center 4/13 M,W 6:20 pm

Swim Lesson: Intermediate (Skill-based program, not age specific. Typically Ages 6-12) Skills refined during this program include freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, introduction of flip turns, and endurance training. 7 - 30 min. sessions - $52.50/ $57.75 nonresidents 28403 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9 am 28404 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 11 am 8 - 30 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 28405 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 6:30 pm 28406 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 6:30 pm 28407 SMSD Aquatic Center 3/9 M,W 6:30 pm 28408 SMSD Aquatic Center 4/13 M,W 6:30 pm Swim Lessons: Private Lessons - All Skill Levels

(Ages 4 & Older) Private swim lessons give you a one-on-one experience with one of our swim instructors. Please visit www.jcprd.com, click on Activities, then Aquatics, and submit a request for private lessons. 4 - 30 min. private sessions - $85 / $95 nonresidents

NEW! Water Exercise: FloatFit Kidfit (Ages 8 to 18) Designed to work on concentration, cardiovascular gains, muscle strength, core balance, and confidence. Come prepared to fall off the boards into water, get back up, and have fun. 6 - 1 hr. sessions - $50 / $55 nonresidents 27532 68’s Fitness Facility 1/4 Sat 9:15 am 27533 68’s Fitness Facility 2/15 Sat 9:15 am 27534 68’s Fitness Facility 4/4 Sat 9:15 am

Swim Lesson: Advance Novice

(Skill-based program, not age specific. Typically Ages 6-12) Skills refined during this program include crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing, elementary backstroke, and backstroke, introduction of breaststroke, treading water, and endurance training. 7 - 30 min. sessions - $52.50/ $57.75 nonresidents 28396 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9 am 28397 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 9:40 am 28398 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/15 Sat 10:20 am 8 - 30 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 28399 SMSD Aquatic Center 1/6 M,W 5:40 pm 28400 SMSD Aquatic Center 2/10 M,W 5:40 pm 28401 SMSD Aquatic Center 3/9 M,W 5:40 pm 28402 SMSD Aquatic Center 4/13 M,W 5:40 pm

Program locations, page 61

SMSD Aquatic Center is opening soon, see page 41. (913) 831-3359

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Art: Ceramics Camp (Ages 10-15) From hand-building to wheel-throwing, you will explore the involved medium of clay. Students will work with a ceramics artist to create both functional and aesthetic works of art! 5 - 7 hr. sessions - $175 / $192 nonresidents 28625 JCAHC 3/16 M-F 9 am Art: Spring Art Studio (Ages 6-12) Design and create various two-dimensional works of art! Then invite friends and family for an end-of-week mini art show. 5 - 2 hr. classes - $50 / $55 nonresidents 28628 MCAC 3/16 M-F 9 am 28629 MCAC 3/16 M-F 1 pm

Join Our Year-Round Swim Team! YOUTH

 The oldest aquatics program in Kansas City with over 40 years of swimming experience  Programs for the novice to national level swimmer  Experienced, knowledgeable, and certified coaches  6 locations county-wide

(913) 826-3036

CAMPS FINE & PERFORMING ARTS REFUND POLICY:

Refunds will be granted for camps within the Fine & Performing Arts Department when all of the following conditions are met.  A replacement must be available from our wait list or you must find a replacement.  A written request must be received two weeks in advance of the camp.  Each request must state the reason for the withdrawal.  These may be e-mailed to devin.graham@jocogov.org or elena.stephenson-campbell@jocogov.org.  No phone requests.

FINE & PERFORMING ARTS DETAILS:  All camp, lab, and academy fees include all materials and fieldtrip fees.  Full-day camps, labs, and the TIP Academy require a sack lunch, water bottle, and snack daily. Half-day camps require a water bottle and snack daily.  Before and After Open Studio is an additional fee at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center only. For additional information, email devin.graham@jocogov.org.  Call (913) 826-ARTS (2787) with questions.

Work with teaching artists to develop your artistic eye through an adventurous lens combined with interactive experiences, games, and many more ARTventures! 5 - 9 ½ hr. sessions - $175 / $192 nonresidents 28626 RPCC Animals in Art 3/16 M-F 8 am

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Engineering: FUNdamentals using LEGO®

LEGO® lovers will spend the day powering up their engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies experienced instructors and tens of thousands of borrowed LEGO®! Bring a water bottle and lunch. 1 - 9 hr. session - $60 / $66 nonresidents  ANIMAL MASTER ARCHITECTS WITH LEGO® (Ages 6-12) - Be inspired by the natural innovation and engineering of the animal world. 27803 Roeland Park Community Center 2/18 Tue 8 am  STEM FUNDAMENTALS USING LEGO® (Ages 6-12) Apply real-world mechanical engineering concepts as you design, build, and explore your craziest ideas; projects such as: castles, airplanes, and scissor lifts. 27795 Roeland Park Community Center 4/13 Mon 8 am

www.kcblazers.com

Art: ARTventure Camp (Ages 6-12)

Arts: Open Studio (Ages 6-15) Open Studio allows camp participants at JCAHC open work time and is available from 7:30 am to 9 am and from 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Call (913) 826-ARTS for more details.

Engineering: Spring Break FUNdamentals of the Force using LEGO® (Ages 5-12)

Stimulate the force by creating motorized and architectural projects using LEGO® materials, such as: droids, energy catapults, defense turrets, and settlements from a faraway galaxy. Offered by Play-Well TEKnologies. Bring a water bottle and lunch. 5 - 9 hr. sessions - $275 / $302 nonresidents 27796 Roeland Park Community Center 3/16 M-F 8 am

Nature & Outdoors: Spring Break Discovery Camp

(Ages 6-10) Take an adventure this spring break at Ernie Miller Nature Center. Activities from 9 am until 4 pm. Supervision provided from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. 5 - 7 hr. sessions - $134 / $147 nonresidents 28237 Ernie Miller Nature Center 3/16 M-F 9 am

Nature & Outdoors: Spring Break Adventures Camp (Ages 11-13)

Exploring, canoeing, fishing, team building, zip lining, and more. Join the adventure! Activities from 9 am until 4 pm. Supervision provided from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. 5 - 7 hr. sessions - $149 / $163 nonresidents 28239 Ernie Miller Nature Center 3/16 M-F 9 am

NEW! Theater: TIP Spring Break Academy “Pirates Past Noon!” (Ages 8-12)

In this musical adventure, two siblings return to visit the magic tree house on a dreary, rainy day and soon realize that they are in the eighteenth-century Caribbean, the time of pirates! 5 - 7 hr. classes - $225 / $250 nonresidents 29064 JCAHC 3/16 M-F 9 am

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


ENRICHMENT & SPECIAL INTERESTS Computers: iGame Creators (Ages 6-10)

Want to create video games? This is an introductory course for younger students who want learn to build simple video games. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $120 / $132 nonresidents 27841 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 3/28 Sat 9 am

Computers: iCode (Ages 6-12)

Students will take a fun, interactive look at coding, create virtual apps, and write their own programs that they can share. Students must be able to read. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $120 / $132 nonresidents 27842 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 3/28 Sat 1 pm

Computers: iMobile Game Design (Ages 6-12)

Find more details about our programs at www.JCPRD.com Cooking: Cake Decorating 101 (Ages 8-13)

Have fun decorating a small cake. Take home your masterpiece and wow the family! All supplies included in the price. 1 - 2 hr. class - $40 / $44 nonresidents 27652 Roeland Park Community Center 1/11 Sat 10:30 am 27653 Roeland Park Community Center 3/8 Sun Noon

Cooking: Family Cake Decorating (Ages 6-13 with Adult)

Spend one-on-one time with your kiddo learning how to decorate a small cake. Cost includes one cake for one adult and one child. 1 - 2 hr. class - $44 / $48 nonresidents 27654 Roeland Park Community Center 2/8 Sat 10:30 am

NEW! Cooking: Fun with Fondant (Ages 6-13) Knead, color, and create! Use fondant to create cute figurines in this course. Take home your creations. All supplies included in class fee. 1 - 1 ½ hr. class - $28 / $31 nonresidents 27656 Roeland Park Community Center 2/8 Sat 2 pm

Computers: Gaming and Coding (Ages 6-12) Students spend the morning taking an interactive look at coding, and building virtual apps to share with friends. Students are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. 2 - 7 hr. lessons - $225 / $248 nonresidents 27844 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 3/28 Sat 9 am

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

Computers: Robotics - Battle Bots (Ages 9-15) This is a hands-on opportunity to build and program robots. Working in small teams, students will design robotics systems to compete in fun real-world activities. 4 - 3 hr. lessons - $150 / $165 nonresidents 27845 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 3/16 M-Th 9 am

Ready to have some fun in the kitchen? K-State Extension instructs on food safety, basic cooking skills, and nutrition. March’s theme is Nacho Regular Taco; April is Pizza. 1 - 2 hr. class - $16 / $19 nonresidents 27663 Roeland Park Community Center 3/7 Sat 10 am 27723 Roeland Park Community Center 4/18 Sat 10 am

Discovery: The Knight School Chess Class for Homeschool (Ages 6-12)

Computers: Roblox™ Studio-Programming & Game Development (Ages 9-15)

Homeschoolers learn every cool trick, strategy, opening, and tactic in chess in a fun environment. Make friends, gain undeniable academic confidence and get a dose of childhood joy. 5 - 75 min. session - $90 / $99 nonresidents; One-time supply fee of $35 includes: team t-shirt, a chess set with carrying case and free replacement pieces. 27646 Roeland Park Community Center 1/7 Tue Noon 27647 Roeland Park Community Center 2/11 Tue Noon 27648 Roeland Park Community Center 3/24 Tue Noon

Computers: Robotics - Games, Mazes, and Programming (Ages 9-14)

Discovery: Wizards’ Night Out (Ages 6-12) Use your magical powers to make potions and create kooky crafts. Play traditional wizarding games and learn more about magic. 1 - 3 hr. event - $13 / $15 nonresidents (dinner included) 27781 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 2/21 Fri 6 pm

Immerse yourself in your own 3D world! Roblox™ Studio is a 3D-based program that uses physics, LUA programming, and individual creativity to build a world around you, and your avatar. 4 - 3 hr. lessons - $150 / $165 nonresidents 27846 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 3/16 M-Th 1 pm

This course offers hands-on opportunities working with robotic Spheros©. This course will feature robotic games, mazes, and programming. Class is non-refundable. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $140 / $154 nonresidents 27847 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 2/22 Sat 1 pm

Engineering: Mad Science© Mix it Up Workshop

(Ages 7-12 with Adult) Challenge yourself to learn about the cool world of chemistry. Colorful demonstrations, molecular movement, and mixing! Each child receives a Super Sorter to take home. 1 - 1 hr. session - $15 / $16 nonresidents 27779 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 4/8 Wed 6 pm

Engineering: Mad Science© Moving Motion Workshop (Ages 7-12 with Adult)

Race fan carts, drop eggs, and launch mini-rockets! Explore the laws of motion through fun and unique experiments. Each child received a Newton Spinner Take-Home. 1 - 1 hr. session - $15 / $16 nonresidents 27780 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 4/29 Wed 6 pm

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Sketch, build, play. Students can put their imagination to work when they sketch and build their own video games on a mobile device. iPads provided for this class. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $125 / $137 nonresidents 27843 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 2/22 Sat 9 am


Science & Technology: Engineering for Kids Robotics (Grades 2-6)

Learn about coding while having fun with Legos®. Participants will create Lego® robots and participate in a sumo robot battle tournament. 4 - 1 hr. classes - $80 / $88 nonresidents 26119 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/27 Mon 6 pm

We also offer Open Art Studio for all ages, see page 38.

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Teen Scene: Becoming a Babysitter (Ages 12-16) Become a responsible babysitter. We’ll cover safety, expectations, age appropriate activities, and healthy snacks. First Aid and CPR certification included. Bring sack lunch. Call (913) 826-3161 to schedule a private class. 1 - 8 hr. class - $72 / $79 nonresidents 27724 Roeland Park Community Center 2/18 Tue 8 am

FINE & PERFORMING ARTS Art: Clay Creations (Ages 6-12)

Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking. Learn score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and apply glaze to a finished design. Beginning at age 9, students will be introduced to the potter’s wheel. 4 - 1 ½ hr. classes - $45 / $50 nonresidents 27825 JCAHC (Ages 6-8) 2/1 Sat 11 am 27826 JCAHC (Ages 9-12) 3/7 Sat 11 am

Art: Homeschool Art (Ages 6-17) Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum.  ART ADVENTURES I 10 - 2 hr. classes - $100 / $110 nonresidents 27810 JCAHC 1/9 Thu 10 am  ART ADVENTURES II 10 - 2 hr. classes - $100 / $110 nonresidents 27811 JCAHC 1/9 Thu 1 pm  ARTIST STUDY (Ages 6 & Older) 1 - 2 hr. class - $10 / $11 nonresidents 27827 JCAHC Jackson Pollock 1/17 Fri 1 pm 27828 JCAHC Pablo Picasso 1/31 Fri 1 pm 27829 JCAHC Helen Frankenthaler 2/21 Fri 1 pm 27833 JCAHC Alexander Calder 3/27 Fri 1 pm 27834 JCAHC Georgia O’Keeffe 4/17 Fri 1 pm  CLAY CREATIONS 6 - 2 ½ hr. classes - $80 / $90 nonresidents 27815 JCAHC (Ages 6-11) 3/25 Wed 9:30 am 27816 JCAHC (Ages 11 & Older) 3/26 Thu 9:30 am  POTTER’S WHEEL 6 - 2 ½ hr. classes - $80 / $90 nonresidents 27818 JCAHC (Ages 8-12) 3/25 Wed 1 pm 27820 JCAHC (Ages 13 & Older) 3/26 Thu 1 pm Art: Potter’s Wheel Mini Series (Ages 9-15)

Bring those muscles and expand your ceramics knowledge with an introduction to the potter’s wheel. 2 - 2 ½ hr. classes - $40 / $45 nonresidents 27823 JCAHC (Ages 9-12) 2/1 Sat 1 pm 27824 JCAHC (Ages 13-15) 3/7 Sat 1 pm

Art: Private Workshops (All Ages)

Whether you are interested in private lessons, a private party, Scouts badge, or another special event, we can create an art-filled experience just for you. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org to inquire.

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Dance: Intermediate Ballet (Ages 6-10)

Develop coordination, rhythm, and intermediate level ballet positions in this fun and gentle course. This course is a great follow up to our Pre-Ballet course. 8 - 1 hr. classes - $120/ 125 nonresidents 28318 JCAHC 1/25 Sat 11:15 am 27212 MCAC 1/25 Sat Noon

Dance: Intergenerational Tap B1V1 (Ages 11 & Older)

In this class learn how your feet can make sounds of percussion! This class will be a very beginner level focusing more on the “jazz” style of tap dancing. 8 - 1 hr. classes - $99 / $110 nonresidents 28319 JCAHC 3/21 Sat 1 pm

Music: Kid-Friendly Musical Performances

(Ages 2-10 with Adult) Join kid-friendly artists for fun, music, and movement! Pre-register or purchase tickets at the door if space is available. 1 - 45 min. session - $5 per person, museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount or pay at door.  ROCKIN’ ROB - The Rockin’ Rob show is a completely interactive and educational musical kids’ show that promotes fun & education through the benefits of music and movement! 26568 JCAHC 1/3 Fri 10 am  DINO O’DELL - Whether Dino is counting monsters or fixing spaceships, his interactive songs and tall tales stir the imagination, inspire curiosity and engage the whole child! 27524 JCAHC 3/13 Fri 10 am

Music: Mahalo Ukulele Fun! (Ages 8-12)

Learn the fundamentals of ukulele. This fun instrument is a member of the guitar family, but with only four strings! Must provide own ukulele. 8 - 1 hr. classes - $89 / $99 nonresidents 28320 JCAHC 1/23 Thu 4:30 pm

Music: Trash Can Jam! (Ages 8-12) Join the drum circle with nontraditional percussion objects! Get hands on learning from a professional drummer, learning about rhythm and tempo and iconic styles of percussion. 8 - 1 hr. classes - $89 / $99 nonresidents 28321 JCAHC 1/22 Wed 4:30 pm

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


NEW! Theater: Cabaret! Musical Theater Intensive

(Ages 12-16) Students will work with teaching artists to put together an evening of cabaret and musical theater inspired entertainment. Each student’s unique creative voice will be amplified as they perform scenes and songs. 10 - 1 ½ hr. classes - $145 / $160 nonresidents 28324 JCAHC 1/23 Thu 5:30 pm

Theater: Intro to Acting Session 2 (Ages 8-12)

Monologues, dialogue between characters, and evoking emotion as actors are just a few things you will learn in this introductory class. 8 - 1 ½ hr. classes - $130 / $145 nonresidents 28325 JCAHC 1/21 Tue 4:30 pm

NEW! Theater: Tech Theater Intensive (Ages 11-18) Take time to dig deeper into technical theater design, including stage management, costume design, working with lighting, sound cues, and scene shop safety. 10 - 2 hr. classes - $225 / $250 nonresidents 28326 JCAHC 1/25 Sat 10 am

Check out Theatre in the Park’s 2020 season lineup on page 57.

Fitness: Animal Yoga (Ages 6-13) Meow, woof, moo! Join us for a roaring good time, the wild is calling! This animal themed Yoga allows participants to channel their inner beast with the calls of the wild. 7 - 45 min. sessions - $54 / $59 nonresidents 27700 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/11 Sat 10 am 6 - 45 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents 27701 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/29 Sat 10 am 27702 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/11 Sat 10 am Fitness: Born to Move! (Ages 6-13) MODERATE INTENSITY: We like to move it, move it! Stretching, running, and various movements. Kids were born to move! Call (913) 826-2950 for more details. 7 - 45 min. sessions - $54 / $59 nonresidents 27717 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/11 Sat 9 am 6 - 45 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents 27718 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/29 Sat 9 am 27719 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/11 Sat 9 am Fitness: Circuit Burner (Ages 6-13)

HIGH INTENSITY: This outdoor/indoor interval training program will be doing fun military style circuits using their own body weight, obstacle courses, tires, and more! Call (913) 826-2950 for more details! 7 - 45 min. sessions - $52 / $57 nonresidents 27708 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 5:45 pm 27709 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/11 Sat 8 am 6 - 45 min. sessions - $45 / $50 nonresidents 27713 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/27 Thu 5:45 pm 27714 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/29 Sat 8 am 27715 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/9 Thu 5:45 pm 27716 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/11 Sat 8 am

Program Sponsor

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Theater: Page to Stage (Ages 6-8) Explore stories and bring them to life! In Page to Stage, participants will get to bring to life “Pete the Cat,” “Elephant and Piggie,” and more! 8 - 1 hr. classes - $110 / $120 nonresidents 28326 JCAHC 3/21 Sat 10 am

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GYMNASTICS

Gymnastics: Girls Beginning Level 1 (Ages 6 & Older)

ABOUT OUR GYMNASTICS CLASSES Our programs are designed to provide your child with the essential foundation for all physical movement. Skilled and experienced instructors understand the importance of physical development in children, such as flexibility, strength, coordination, agility, and endurance. Starting with basic elements, students are taught, through proper progression, ever increasingly higher levels of skill. Staff will advise and make every attempt to see that your child is in the class most suited to his/her individual ability. Parents are welcome to observe class. Suitable clothing: sweat pants, T-shirt, leotard, or gym shorts (void of any buckles, buttons, snaps or zippers). Socks are optional.

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Current attendance in classes does not guarantee space in upcoming session. You must re-enroll.

DISCOUNT ON GYMNASTICS CLASSES Students who register for more than one class a week are eligible for a twenty percent discount on the second class. Families with two or more children enrolled in a class are eligible to receive a ten percent discount on the second child and a twenty percent discount on any additional children. Enjoy additional ten percent discounts by signing up for consecutive sessions offered in the current catalog season. Those requesting these discounts may register through our Registration Office at (913) 831-3359 or the Mill Creek Activity Center at (913) 826-2950. These discounts apply only to Gymnastics classes.

We also offer Preschool Gymnastics programs, see pages 17 & 18. Gymnastics: Beginning Level 1 Co-Ed (Ages 6 & Older)

Beginning skills on vault, bars, and beam will be introduced. Forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, round offs, and posture skills will be emphasized. 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26435 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/11 Sat Noon 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26440 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/28 Sat Noon

Beginning skills on vault, bars, and beam will be introduced. Forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, round offs, and posture skills will be emphasized. 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26474 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 4:30 pm 26475 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 6:30 pm 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26476 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 4:30 pm 26477 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 6:30 pm 26478 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 4:30 pm 26479 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 5:30 pm 26480 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 4:30 pm 26481 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 6:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26483 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 4:30 pm 26485 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 6:30 pm 26486 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 4:30 pm 26489 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 6:30 pm 26494 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 4:30 pm 26496 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 5:30 pm 26497 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 4:30 pm 26498 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 6:30 pm

Gymnastics: Girls Level 2 (Ages 6 & Older)

Students learn next level of skills on floor, bars, beam, and vault which includes backbend, round-off, stride circle, full turn, and handstand forward roll. Prerequisite - Beginning Level 1 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26499 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 5:30 pm 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26501 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 4:30 pm 26502 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 6:30 pm 26503 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 4:30 pm 26504 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 4:30 pm 26505 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 6:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26514 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 5:30 pm 26515 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 4:30 pm 26516 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 6:30 pm 26517 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 4:30 pm 26519 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 4:30 pm 26520 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 6:30 pm

Gymnastics: Boys Beginning Level 1 (Ages 6 & Older)

Gymnastics skills are taught on floor and men’s apparatuses, starting with beginning level through more advanced. 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26469 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 4:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26470 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 4:30 pm

Gymnastics: Boys Level 2 & 3 (Ages 6 & Older)

Students learn next level of skills for floor, bars, rings, pommel horse, and vault to include round off, backhand spring, back up rise, and swing pull over. Prerequisite - Beginning Level 1. 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26471 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 4:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26473 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 4:30 pm

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Gymnastics: Girls Level 3 (Ages 6 & Older)

USA Gymnastics’ Level 3 skills on floor, beam, bars, and vault will be the basis of instruction for this level. Beginning Level 2 skills are a prerequisite. 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26522 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 5:30 pm 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26523 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 5:30 pm 26524 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 6:30 pm 26528 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 5:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26529 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 5:30 pm 26530 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/24 Tue 5:30 pm 26531 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 6:30 pm 26532 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/26 Thu 5:30 pm

Gymnastics Special Event: Parents’ Night Out

(Ages 6-12) Enjoy a night out feeling confident that your little ones are safe and having the time of their lives with their favorite gymnastics’ coaches enjoying games, crafts, activities, and snacks. 1 - 3 hr. session - $25 / $27 nonresidents  PERFECT PAIRS - Batman™ and Robin™. SpongeBob™ and Patrick™, ketchup and mustard. Life is better in twos! Bring a friend and come dressed as your favorite perfect pair. 26976 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/15 Sat 6 pm  EGGSTRAVAGANZA - An egg hunt, egg decorating, games, Open Gym play, and more! 26978 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/4 Sat 6 pm

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Gymnastics: Pre -Teams (Girls - Ages 5 & Older) Designed for gymnasts that have obtained the prescribed skills and have the desire to become a competitive gymnast. Gymnasts must be skill-tested first, prior to entering this program. Gymnastics J.O. Team: Kansas Kips (Girls - Ages 6 & Older)

Kansas Kips is the Junior Olympic competitive team program of JCPRD, competing in USA Gymnastics sanctioned meets throughout the state and region. Season begins in October. For more information about the above programs, please call (913) 826-2967.

Tumbling: Intermediate & Advanced (Ages 6 & Older)

This co-ed class is for the continuing development of tumbling and trampoline skills for those students that have already acquired beginning level skills. 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26534 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 6:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26537 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/23 Mon 6:30 pm

Tumbling: Youth Beginning (Ages 6 & Older)

This co-ed class is for those students that have no or limited tumbling experience. Tumbling and trampoline skills taught will be various rolls, cartwheels, round off, and limbers. 10 - 50 min. lessons - $142.50 / $156.75 nonresidents 26548 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 4:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 26549 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/25 Wed 4:30 pm

Gymnastics Special Event: Back Handspring Clinic

(Coed Ages 6-12) If your gymnast has already mastered a bridge kick over, then this special clinic will help him or her progress toward a back handspring! 1 - 1 hr. session - $15 / $17 nonresidents 26965 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/10 Fri 5 pm 26972 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/28 Fri 5 pm 26973 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/17 Fri 5 pm

Gymnastics Special Event: Leprechaun’s Pot of Gold Camp (Coed Ages 6-12)

This two-day camp, intended for all skill levels, will feature games, obstacle challenges, and gymnastics skill instruction on all apparatuses. 2 - 3 ½ hr. sessions - $80 / $88 nonresidents 26975 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/17 T,W 8:30 am

See preschool sports on page 20.

Program locations, page 61

HERITAGE & HISTORY Museum: Kids’ Day Out (Ages 5-10) Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits. Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. 1 - 10 hr. session - $35 per participant 21938 JCAHC 1/2 Thu 7:30 am 21939 JCAHC 1/3 Fri 7:30 am 26685 JCAHC 2/17 Mon 7:30 am 26686 JCAHC 2/18 Tue 7:30 am 26689 JCAHC 3/13 Fri 7:30 am 26687 JCAHC 3/16 Mon 7:30 am 26688 JCAHC 3/17 Tue 7:30 am 26691 JCAHC 3/18 Wed 7:30 am 26690 JCAHC 3/19 Thu 7:30 am 26692 JCAHC 3/20 Fri 7:30 am 26693 JCAHC 4/10 Fri 7:30 am 26694 JCAHC 4/13 Mon 7:30 am 26695 JCAHC 5/4 Fri 7:30 am

We also offer Kid-Friendly Musical Performances, see page 24. (913) 831-3359

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NATURE & OUTDOORS Boating: Canoe Clinic (Ages 10 & Older)

Designed for beginners, this course will cover safety, equipment, strokes, maneuvers, and technique. Basic swimming skills required. Call (913) 856-8849 to schedule. 1 - 2 hr. clinic - $16 / $18 nonresidents TimberRidge Adventure Center By Appt. (April)

Nature Walks: Spring (All Ages) Experience nature’s beauty on a guided walk through Ernie Miller Park. Walks can be tailored for special interests. To schedule call (913) 826-2800. 1 - 1 hr. session Ernie Miller Nature Park ...... 1 - 10 people - $35 / $38 nonresidents ................................................. 11 - 15 people - $40 / $44 nonresidents

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NEW! Outdoor Adventures: Activity Night Lock In (Ages 10-13) Looking for something fun for your kids to do while you enjoy a date night? Drop them off for an evening of fun with us. 1 - 13 hr. event - $43 / $47 nonresidents 28352 TimberRidge Adventure Center 4/3 Fri 7 pm

Outdoor Skills: Archery Clinic (Grades 3 & Older) This clinic teaches safety techniques and basic fundamentals. Equipment provided. Clinic held for one to ten people. For more information call (913) 826-2800. 1 - 1 hr. clinic - $41 / $45 nonresidents Ernie Miller Park By Appt. (March - April)

NATURE’S CORNER GIFT SHOP

Located in the reception area of the

Ernie Miller Nature Center 909 N. Hwy. 7, in Olathe

 Children’s Books  Kansas Books  Flower & Tree Identification Books  Coloring Books  Audubon Stuffed Birds  Rocks, Minerals & Geodes  Jewelry  Arrowheads  Bug Candy & More!

(913) 826-2800 www.erniemiller.com

Race through games and riddles during new family event Think of it as a condensed and local version of the famous reality TV show. In late March, JCPRD is offering a new special event called The Amazing Family Race. This program is for all ages, and will take place on a Saturday afternoon at the Meadowbrook Park and Clubhouse. Participants should come ready to participate in outdoor and indoor activities. “There will be puzzles and riddles but also quite a bit of running around in the park,” said Recreation Coordinator Sophie Griffin. “I’d say the perfect competitors are willing to be a little silly, work as a team, and like exploring.” The event will conclude with dinner for all participants, and prizes will be awarded to the top teams. Amenities of the 80-acre Meadowbrook Park, which opened in June 2019, offer many possibilities for challenges. There’s the Treeline Adventure Playground, complete with a zip line; Meadowbrook Hill; three lakes; about four miles of trails; a musical playground; eight pickleball courts; and an outdoor fitness area, to name a few. See page 12 for more details.

We accept cash, checks, VISA, Discover & MasterCard

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Outdoor Skills: Map and Compass Clinic

(Ages 10-14) Hone your survival skills learning the basic parts of a compass and map reading. For more information and to schedule your group, call (913) 826-2800. 1 - 1 hr. clinic - $41 / $45 nonresidents Ernie Miller Park By Appt. (March - April)

Outdoor Skills: Survival Hike (Grades 1 & Older) Do you have the “right stuff” to survive? Using the power of imagination and physical challenges, we’ll problem solve as we hike through the wilds of Ernie Miller Park. 1 - 1 hr. session - $41 / $45 nonresidents Ernie Miller Park By Appt. (March - April)

NEW! Special Events: Kids’ Carnival (Ages 6-12)

Wildlife Presentations: Birds of Prey

Special Event: Kids’ Day Out (Ages 5-12)

Wildlife Presentations: Snakes Alive

(Grades 2 & Older) Why is it that these creatures seem so terrifying? Join our interpretive staff as they explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders.

Wildlife Presentations: Wildlife Webs (Grades 1-3) Untangle the web of Kansas wildlife as you construct food chains from the forest, pond, and prairie. See live members of each food chain. Wildlife Presentations: Wildlife Who’s Who (Grades 4 & Older) Meet an amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal in this 45-minute presentation. Learn about these animals and discover their similarities and differences.

Wildlife Presentations: Whooo Are The Owls (Grades 1-3) Discover the needs and life cycles of these unique animals. Touch and examine wings, feathers, and talons. Identify the owls by real calls and see an owl pellet. For information and to schedule your group call (913) 826-2800. Available January through May. Instructors: interpretive staff. Live Animal Programs conducted in Kansas only. 1 - 45 min. session - Each Wildlife Presentation priced as follows:  At EMNC .................1 - 15 people - $40 / $44 nonresidents ..................................... 16 - 35 people - $47 / $51 nonresidents  At Your Location .......................................1 - 35 people - $65 / $70 nonresidents  Each consecutive session .................................................................. $47 / $51 nonresidents

Join us for a fun filled time at the Mill Creek Activity Center! We will be going on field trips, doing arts & crafts, games, gymnastics, and more! 4 - 7 hr. lessons - $130 / $143 nonresidents 27711 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/16 M-Th 9 am

Triathlon: JCPRD Kids Triathlon (Ages 14 & Under) Aug. 22, 9 am, Kill Creek Park

For complete details and registration information, go to JCPRD.com/ kidstri. If you are interested in volunteering for this event or need additional information please call Katy at (913) 826-2964.

JCPRD CODE OF We alsoCONDUCT offer BLAH BLAH BLAH,

All participants are expected to exhibit see page ?? appropriate behavior at all times while participating, being a spectator, or attending any program or activity conducted or sponsored by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. This includes participation in programs which may or may not require an activity fee, being a spectator, or observing at athletic events or theatrical performances, and attending special events. The following guidelines are designed to provide safe and enjoyable activities for all participants. Additional Codes of Conduct may apply for particular programs and events such as childcare programs, athletic leagues, and co-sponsored activities. Failure to comply with the codes may result in expulsion or denial of access or continued participation in the activity.

Participants shall: 1. Show respect to all participants and program staff and/or supervisors. 2. Take direction from program staff/supervisors. 3. Refrain from using abusive or foul language.

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4. Refrain from causing bodily harm to self, other participants, or program staff/supervisors.

Museum: Night at the Museum - Scout Edition!

5. Refrain from damaging equipment, supplies, and facilities.

(Ages 6-12) Uncover after-hours fun! Scouts will get a hands-on look at history, community, and creativity as they find clues to solve the mystery of the missing artifacts! 1 - 3 hr. session - $12 per person, including chaperones. Adult chaperones must stay with children. Call (913) 715-2570 to register. JCAHC 1/10 Fri 6 pm

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The district strives to make each of your participations funfilled, rewarding, and educational. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. We trust you will have an enjoyable experience with the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

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(Grades 4 & Older) By day or by night, out of the sky flies a rodent’s nightmare, the birds of prey See close-up live examples of these majestic raptors and their special adaptations.

Try your luck at the trickiest of games. Win tickets and visit the prize booth. Make your own activity to take home. 1 - 2 hr. session - $13 per child / $14 nonresidents (dinner included) 27782 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/23 Thu 6 pm


SPORTS Basketball: Bitty Ball with Challenger Sports

(Ages 6-7) Practice ball handling, passing, shooting, offense, and defense at Okun Fieldhouse this winter! Players will be divided into teams and scrimmages will be introduced. 4 - 1 hr. sessions - $50 / $52 nonresidents 25571 Okun Fieldhouse 1/5 Sun 5:30 pm

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Basketball: Spring Break Camp with Challenger Sports (Grades K-3)

Get in the game! Participate in drills, group activities, and small scrimmages. Group and one-on-one instruction on shooting, passing, ball handling, offense, and defense will be provided. 2 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $35 / $40 nonresidents 25903 Okun Fieldhouse 3/16 M,T 1 pm 25904 Okun Fieldhouse 3/18 W,Th 1 pm 4 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $65 / $70 nonresidents 25901 Okun Fieldhouse 3/16 M-Th 1 pm

Basketball: Spring Break Camp with Challenger Sports (Grades 4-8)

Hoop it up over spring break. Practice shooting, passing, and ball handling drills while further developing an understanding of the flow of the game. 2 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $35 / $40 nonresidents 25906 Okun Fieldhouse 3/16 M,T 3 pm 25908 Okun Fieldhouse 3/18 W,Th 3 pm 4 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $65 / $70 nonresidents 25905 Okun Fieldhouse 3/16 M-Th 3 pm

Basketball: Winter Break Camp with Challenger Sports (Grades K-3)

Get in the game! Participate in drills, group activities, and small scrimmages. Group and one-on-one instruction on shooting, passing, ball handling, offense, and defense will be provided. 2 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $35 / $40 nonresidents 21952 Okun Fieldhouse 1/2 Th,F 1 pm

Basketball: Winter Break Camp with Challenger Sports (Grades 4-8)

Hoop it up! Stay warm over winter break and practice shooting, passing, and ball handling drills while further developing an understanding of the flow of the game. 2 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $35 / $40 nonresidents 21955 Okun Fieldhouse 1/2 Th,F 3 pm

Basketball: Youth Spring Leagues - Okun Fieldhouse (Grades 2-12)

The eight-game season for recreational through competitive teams will run March 31 through May 14. Games will be played on weekday evenings depending on gender and grade. The team early bird deadline is Feb. 24 at noon, final deadline is March 1.

Fencing: Introduction (Ages 6-13) Fencing is a fast paced, mentally engaging exercise. Kids learn good problem-solving skills while engaging their classmates with swords. No experience necessary, we provide all the equipment. 4 - 1 hr. lessons - $80 / $88 nonresidents 27458 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 1/5 Sun 1 pm 27459 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 1/7 Tue 7:30 pm 27460 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 2/2 Sun 1 pm 27461 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 2/4 Tue 7:30 pm 27462 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 3/8 Sun 1 pm 27463 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 3/10 Tue 7:30 pm 27464 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 4/7 Tue 7:30 pm (continues)

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Fencing: Learn to Fence (Ages 7-13)

Participate in fun games and fencing exercises which encourage hand/eye coordination, balance, tactics, speed, and concentration. Our coach has excellent kid-training skills and Olympic experience. 6 - 1 hr. lessons - $80 / $88 nonresidents 25529 Heartland Fencing Academy 1/11 Sat 10 am 25530 Heartland Fencing Academy 1/13 Mon 5 pm 25531 Heartland Fencing Academy 2/22 Sat 10 am 25532 Heartland Fencing Academy 2/24 Mon 5 pm 25533 Heartland Fencing Academy 4/4 Sat 10 am 25534 Heartland Fencing Academy 4/6 Mon 5 pm

We also offer preschool and adult fencing classes, see pages 20 & 42. Golf: Private Lesson - Junior, Heritage Park and Tomahawk Hills golf courses (Ages 7-17)

Need to improve your game? Our PGA professionals can help. For scheduling and fees, call (913) 829-4653 for Heritage Park or (913) 6318000 for Tomahawk Hills.

Ice Skate: Learn to Skate (Ages 6-17)

Gain new friendships through group instruction while learning the correct basic skills of skating, develop a degree of coordination and balance, and develop good social skills. 6 - 30 min. lessons - $100 / $110 nonresidents 25931 Kansas City Ice Center 1/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25932 Kansas City Ice Center 1/16 Thu 10 am 25933 Kansas City Ice Center 1/18 Sat 11:50 am 25934 Kansas City Ice Center 2/24 Mon 6:25 pm 25935 Kansas City Ice Center 2/27 Thu 10 am 25936 Kansas City Ice Center 2/29 Sat 11:50 am 25937 Kansas City Ice Center 4/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25940 Kansas City Ice Center 4/16 Thu 10 am 25943 Kansas City Ice Center 4/18 Sat 11:50 am

Martial Arts: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu “Bully Proof” Little Champs (Ages 5-8)

Learn Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by playing ten “Gracie Games” in which students develop strong reflexes and unconsciously learn the foundational principles of leverage and control. 4 - 45 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 27432 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 1/8 Wed 5:30 pm 27433 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 2/5 Wed 5:30 pm 27434 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 3/4 Wed 5:30 pm 27435 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 4/1 Wed 5:30 pm

Martial Arts: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu “Bully Proof” Jr. Grapplers Class (Ages 8-13)

Empower your child with 15 essential non-violent control tactics they need to defend themselves if attacked. These techniques are designed to minimize injury to the bully. 4 - 45 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 27436 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 1/7 Tue 6:30 pm 27437 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 2/4 Tue 6:30 pm 27438 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 3/3 Tue 6:30 pm 27439 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 4/7 Tue 6:30 pm

See adult martial arts classes on page 43.

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


Martial Arts: Tae Kwon Do (Ages 5-12) Through fun exercises and games, develop coordination and balance through foot and hand techniques while learning respect and courtesy and building confidence and self-esteem. 4 - 50 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 27440 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 1/7 Tue 5:30 pm 27441 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 2/4 Tue 5:30 pm 27442 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 3/3 Tue 5:30 pm 27443 Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 4/7 Tue 5:30 pm

Keep your child active over spring break with the Challenger British soccer camp. All campers must bring a soccer ball. For questions, call (913) 826-2850. 3 - 3 hr. sessions - $90 26728 New Century Fieldhouse 3/17 T-Th 9 am

Soccer: Spring Rec League (Grades K-8) League is played at Heritage Soccer Park. Deadline for grades 1-8 is Feb. 7. Deadline for pee wee league is March 6. Detailed info can be found at JCPRD.com/sports. For questions, call (913) 826-2850. Tennis: Genesis KCRC Academy Prep Intermediate Middle School / Advanced Middle School (Ages 12 & Older) Players will compete utilizing the full court and yellow ball. There will be a focus on athletic, technical, tactical, and strategic skills in a competitive environment. 6 - 2 hr. lessons - $221 / $243 nonresidents 26124 Genesis-KCRC 1/13 Mon 4:30 pm 26125 Genesis-KCRC 1/14 Tue 4:30 pm 26126 Genesis-KCRC 1/15 Wed 4:30 pm 26127 Genesis-KCRC 1/16 Thu 4:30 pm 26128 Genesis-KCRC 1/18 Sat 10:30 am 26129 Genesis-KCRC 2/24 Mon 4:30 pm 26130 Genesis-KCRC 2/25 Tue 4:30 pm 26131 Genesis-KCRC 2/26 Wed 4:30 pm 26132 Genesis-KCRC 2/27 Thu 4:30 pm 26133 Genesis-KCRC 2/29 Sat 10:30 am 26134 Genesis-KCRC 4/6 Mon 4:30 pm 26136 Genesis-KCRC 4/7 Tue 4:30 pm 26137 Genesis-KCRC 4/8 Wed 4:30 pm 26138 Genesis-KCRC 4/9 Thu 4:30 pm 26141 Genesis-KCRC 4/11 Sat 10:30 am

Martial Arts: Tae Kwon Do Karate (Ages 6-12) Learn fundamental martial arts techniques through fun, and energizing lessons at your own pace. All ability levels are welcome. 8 - 45 min. lessons - $65 / $72 nonresidents 27387 Champion Martial Arts 1/6 M,W 5:15 pm 27388 Champion Martial Arts 1/7 T,Th 5:15 pm 27390 Champion Martial Arts 1/13 M,W 5:15 pm 27391 Champion Martial Arts 1/14 T,Th 5:15 pm 27392 Champion Martial Arts 1/27 M,W 5:15 pm 27394 Champion Martial Arts 1/28 T,Th 5:15 pm 27395 Champion Martial Arts 2/3 M,W 5:15 pm 27396 Champion Martial Arts 2/4 T,Th 5:15 pm 27400 Champion Martial Arts 2/17 M,W 5:15 pm 27401 Champion Martial Arts 2/18 T,Th 5:15 pm 27402 Champion Martial Arts 3/2 M,W 5:15 pm 27403 Champion Martial Arts 3/3 T,Th 5:15 pm 27404 Champion Martial Arts 3/16 M,W 5:15 pm 27405 Champion Martial Arts 3/17 T,Th 5:15 pm 27406 Champion Martial Arts 3/30 M,W 5:15 pm 27407 Champion Martial Arts 3/31 T,Th 5:15 pm 27408 Champion Martial Arts 4/6 M,W 5:15 pm 27415 Champion Martial Arts 4/7 T,Th 5:15 pm 27418 Champion Martial Arts 4/20 M,W 5:15 pm 27419 Champion Martial Arts 4/21 T,Th 5:15 pm 27420 Champion Martial Arts 4/27 M,W 5:15 pm 27421 Champion Martial Arts 4/28 T,Th 5:15 pm

Registration is easy, see page 4. Program Sponsor

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Martial Arts: Tae Kwon Do Karate (Ages 10 & Older) Improve fitness, learn discipline, relieve stress, and develop selfdefense skills while learning basic techniques in a positive, energizing, and safe environment. Great for all skill types and fitness levels. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $65 / $72 nonresidents 27362 Champion Martial Arts 1/6 M,W 6 pm 27364 Champion Martial Arts 1/7 T,Th 6 pm 27365 Champion Martial Arts 1/13 M,W 6 pm 27366 Champion Martial Arts 1/14 T,Th 6 pm 27367 Champion Martial Arts 1/27 M,W 6 pm 27368 Champion Martial Arts 1/28 T,Th 6 pm 27369 Champion Martial Arts 2/3 M,W 6 pm 27370 Champion Martial Arts 2/4 T,Th 6 pm 27371 Champion Martial Arts 2/17 M,W 6 pm 27372 Champion Martial Arts 2/18 T,Th 6 pm 27373 Champion Martial Arts 3/2 M,W 6 pm 27374 Champion Martial Arts 3/3 T,Th 6 pm 27375 Champion Martial Arts 3/16 M,W 6 pm 27377 Champion Martial Arts 3/17 T,Th 6 pm 27379 Champion Martial Arts 3/30 M,W 6 pm 27380 Champion Martial Arts 3/31 T,Th 6 pm 27381 Champion Martial Arts 4/6 M,W 6 pm 27382 Champion Martial Arts 4/7 T,Th 6 pm 27383 Champion Martial Arts 4/20 M,W 6 pm 27384 Champion Martial Arts 4/21 T,Th 6 pm 27385 Champion Martial Arts 4/27 M,W 6 pm 27386 Champion Martial Arts 4/28 T,Th 6 pm

Soccer: Half Day Spring Break Camp (Ages 6-12)


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Tennis: Genesis KCRC Green Ball (Ages 10 & Older)

Green Ball builds upon tennis-specific movement from Orange Ball. Control of power, spin, and placement are more heavily emphasized as players begin to grow into their own styles of play. 6 - 1 ½ hr. lessons - $197 / $217 nonresidents 26936 Genesis-KCRC 1/7 Tue 4:30 pm 27019 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/8 Wed 1 pm 27022 Genesis-KCRC 1/9 Thu 4:30 pm 27023 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/9 Thu 1 pm 27024 Genesis-KCRC 1/11 Sat Noon 27025 Genesis-KCRC 2/18 Tue 4:30 pm 27026 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool l2/19 Wed 1 pm 27061 Genesis-KCRC 2/20 Thu 4:30 pm 27062 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 2/20 Thu 1 pm 27063 Genesis-KCRC 2/22 Sat Noon 8 - 1 ½ hr. lessons - $262 / $288 nonresidents 27064 Genesis-KCRC 3/31 Tue 4:30 pm 27065 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/1 Wed 1 pm 27066 Genesis-KCRC 4/2 Thu 4:30 pm 27067 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/2 Thu 1 pm 27071 Genesis-KCRC 4/4 Sat Noon

Tennis: Genesis KCRC High School Training Beginner/Intermediate High School (Ages 14 - 18)

High School Training will have an emphasis on situational and competition skills putting athletic, technical, and strategic skills into proper context. 6 - 2 hr. lessons - $221 / $243 nonresidents 27096 Genesis-KCRC 1/13 Mon 4:30 pm 27097 Genesis-KCRC 1/14 Tue 4:30 pm 27098 Genesis-KCRC 1/15 Wed 4:30 pm 27099 Genesis-KCRC 1/16 Thu 4:30 pm 27100 Genesis-KCRC 1/18 Sat 10:30 am 27101 Genesis-KCRC 2/24 Mon 4:30 pm 27102 Genesis-KCRC 2/25 Tue 4:30 pm 27103 Genesis-KCRC 2/26 Wed 4:30 pm 27104 Genesis-KCRC 2/27 Thu 4:30 pm 27105 Genesis-KCRC 2/29 Sat 10:30 am 27106 Genesis-KCRC 4/6 Mon 4:30 pm 27107 Genesis-KCRC 4/7 Tue 4:30 pm 27108 Genesis-KCRC 4/8 Wed 4:30 pm 27109 Genesis-KCRC 4/9 Thu 4:30 pm 27110 Genesis-KCRC 4/11 Sat 10:30 am

Tennis: Genesis KCRC Orange Ball (Ages 9-10) Orange ball expands into every aspect of the game. It begins to cover tennis-specific movement, ABCs (agility, balance, and coordination), speed and strength. 6 - 1 hr. lessons - $131 / $144 nonresidents 27111 Genesis-KCRC 1/6 Mon 5:30 pm 27112 Genesis-KCRC 1/8 Wed 5:30 pm 27113 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/8 Wed 1 pm 27114 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/9 Thu 1 pm 27115 Genesis-KCRC 1/11 Sat 11 am 27116 Genesis-KCRC 2/17 Mon 5:30 pm 27119 Genesis-KCRC 2/19 Wed 5:30 pm 27120 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 2/19 Wed 1 pm 27122 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 2/20 Thu 1 pm 27123 Genesis-KCRC 2/22 Sat 11 am 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $175 / $193 nonresidents 27124 Genesis-KCRC 3/30 Mon 5:30 pm 27125 Genesis-KCRC 4/1 Wed 5:30 pm 27126 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/1 Wed 1 pm 27127 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/2 Thu 1 pm 27128 Genesis-KCRC 4/4 Sat 11 am

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Tennis: Genesis KCRC Red Ball One and Two

(Ages 5-8) This class introduces tennis to kids in a fun successful way. A wide variety of games and activities are played to develop the foundation for coordination and tennis skills.  KCRC RED BALL ONE (Ages 5-6) 6 - 1 hr. lessons - $131 / $144 nonresidents 27129 Genesis-KCRC 1/6 Mon 4:30 pm 27130 Genesis-KCRC 1/8 Wed 4:30 pm 27131 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/8 Wed 1 pm 27132 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/9 Thu 1 pm 27133 Genesis-KCRC 1/11 Sat 10 am 27134 Genesis-KCRC 2/17 Mon 4:30 pm 27135 Genesis-KCRC 2/19 Wed 4:30 pm 27136 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 2/19 Wed 1 pm 27137 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 2/20 Thu 1 pm 27139 Genesis-KCRC 2/22 Sat 10 am 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $175 / $193 nonresidents 27142 Genesis-KCRC 3/30 Mon 4:30 pm 27143 Genesis-KCRC 4/1 Wed 4:30 pm 27144 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/1 Wed 1 pm 27145 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/2 Thu 1 pm 27147 Genesis-KCRC 4/4 Sat 10 am  KCRC RED BALL TWO (Ages 7-8) 6 - 1 hr. lessons - $131 / $144 nonresidents 27149 Genesis-KCRC 1/6 Mon 4:30 pm 27150 Genesis-KCRC 1/8 Wed 4:30 pm 27151 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/8 Wed 1 pm 27152 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 1/9 Thu 1 pm 27153 Genesis-KCRC 1/11 Sat 10 am 27155 Genesis-KCRC 2/17 Mon 4:30 pm 27156 Genesis-KCRC 2/19 Wed 4:30 pm 27157 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 2/19 Wed 1 pm 27158 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 2/20 Thu 1 pm 27159 Genesis-KCRC 2/22 Sat 10 am 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $175 / $193 nonresidents 27160 Genesis-KCRC 3/30 Mon 4:30 pm 27161 Genesis-KCRC 4/1 Wed 4:30 pm 27162 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/1 Wed 1 pm 27163 Genesis-KCRC-Homeschool 4/2 Thu 1 pm 27164 Genesis-KCRC 4/4 Sat 10 am

Tennis: Genesis OP Green (Ages 11-13) Learn the basics of tactical play from the 60’ court for both singles and doubles with emphasis on swing rhythm and differentiating between volley and ground stroke action. 10 - 1 ½ hr. lessons - $370 / $407 nonresidents 26863 Genesis Health Club 1/7 Tue 4:30 pm 26867 Genesis Health Club 1/9 Thu 4:30 pm 26865 Genesis Health Club 1/11 Sat 11:30 am 26866 Genesis Health Club 1/12 Sun 11:30 am 26867 Genesis Health Club 3/17 Tue 4:30 pm 26868 Genesis Health Club 3/19 Thu 4:30 pm 26869 Genesis Health Club 3/21 Sat 11:30 am 26870 Genesis Health Club 3/22 Sun 11:30 am Tennis: Genesis OP Junior Varsity (Ages 14-17) Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. A variety of adaptive skills will be taught using dead and live drills, and competitive play situations. 10 - 2 hr. lessons - $500 / $550 nonresidents 26871 Genesis Health Club 1/6 Mon 4 pm 26872 Genesis Health Club 1/8 Wed 4 pm 26873 Genesis Health Club 1/9 Thu 4 pm 26874 Genesis Health Club 1/11 Sat 1 pm 26875 Genesis Health Club 1/12 Sun 1 pm 26876 Genesis Health Club 3/16 Mon 4 pm 26877 Genesis Health Club 3/18 Wed 4 pm 26878 Genesis Health Club 3/19 Thu 4 pm 26879 Genesis Health Club 3/21 Sat 1 pm 26880 Genesis Health Club 3/22 Sun 1 pm

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


Tennis: Genesis OP Orange (Ages 9-10)

Continue to learn the skills of the 60’ court, including effective movement to ensure good position and balance for each shot. Learn to play Quickstart Tennis. 10 - 1 ½ hr. lessons - $370 / $407 nonresidents 26881 Genesis Health Club 1/6 Mon 4:30 pm 26883 Genesis Health Club 1/8 Wed 4:30 pm 26884 Genesis Health Club 1/10 Fri 5 pm 26885 Genesis Health Club 1/11 Sat 11:30 am 26888 Genesis Health Club 1/12 Sun 4:30 pm 26890 Genesis Health Club 3/16 Mon 4:30 pm 26891 Genesis Health Club 3/18 Wed 4:30 pm 26892 Genesis Health Club 3/20 Fri 5 pm 26893 Genesis Health Club 3/21 Sat 11:30 am 26894 Genesis Health Club 3/22 Sun 4:30 pm

Tennis: Genesis OP Pre-Red (Ages 4-6)

Tennis: Genesis OP Red (Ages 7-8) A program of movement, balance, coordinated, and motor skill development with a focus on self- and partner-rallying skills on the 36’ court. 10 - 1 hr. lessons - $250 / $275 nonresidents 26911 Genesis Health Club 1/6 Mon 5 pm 26912 Genesis Health Club 1/8 Wed 5 pm 26913 Genesis Health Club 1/10 Fri 4 pm 26914 Genesis Health Club 1/11 Sat 10:30 am 26915 Genesis Health Club 1/12 Sun Noon 26916 Genesis Health Club 3/16 Mon 5 pm 26917 Genesis Health Club 3/18 Wed 5 pm 26918 Genesis Health Club 3/20 Fri 4 pm 26919 Genesis Health Club 3/21 Sat 10:30 am 26929 Genesis Health Club 3/22 Sun Noon Tennis: Varsity Green Program (Ages 11-13)

Start learning the greatest game on earth on air-conditioned courts and expect to have a blast. Experience cutting-edge teaching tools and techniques to learn the game fast. 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $164 / $180 nonresidents 26930 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/3 Fri 5 pm 26931 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/6 Mon 5 pm 26932 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/8 Wed 4 pm 26935 Overland Park Racquet Club 2/28 Fri 5 pm 26942 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/2 Mon 5 pm 26943 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/4 Wed 4 pm 8 - 1 ½ hr. lessons - $246 / $271 nonresidents 26945 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/4 Sat Noon 26946 Overland Park Racquet Club 2/29 Sat Noon

If you’ve had considerable basic tennis instruction before, progressing in the game is fun and fast with this program. 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $164 / $180 nonresidents 26951 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/3 Fri 26953 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/8 Wed 26954 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/6 Mon 27004 Overland Park Racquet Club 2/28 Fri 27005 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/2 Mon 27007 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/4 Wed 8 - 1 ½ hr. lessons - $246 / $271 nonresidents 27008 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/4 Sat 27009 Overland Park Racquet Club 2/29 Sat

4 pm 5 pm 4 pm 4 pm 4 pm 5 pm 11 am 11 am

Tennis: Varsity Red Program (Ages 7-8)

Learning tennis is fun and fast with this program, and parents are often amazed at how quickly children progress at this age. 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $164 / $180 nonresidents 27010 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/8 Wed 4 pm 27082 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/4 Sat 10 am 27083 Overland Park Racquet Club 1/6 Mon 5 pm 27476 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/4 Wed 4 pm 27477 Overland Park Racquet Club 2/29 Sat 10 am 27478 Overland Park Racquet Club 3/2 Mon 5 pm

Volleyball: Spring Break Camp (Grades 3-8) Practice serving, passing, setting, and hitting in small groups and scrimmage-play. Participants will be divided based on age and ability. 4 - 3 hr. sessions - $75 / $80 nonresidents 25898 Okun Fieldhouse 3/16 M-Th 9 am 25899 New Century Fieldhouse 3/16 M-Th 1:30 pm Volleyball: Spring League New Century Fieldhouse

(Grades 3-8) League can accommodate both teams and individuals looking to be placed onto a team. Games are played Sunday evening. Games begin March 29 with a registration deadline of March 6. Detailed info can be found at JCPRD.com/sports. For questions, call (913) 826-2850.

Volleyball: Youth Spring Leagues Okun Fieldhouse (Grades 3-12)

The ten-match season for recreational through competitive teams will run March 22 through May 10. Games will be played on Sundays with Friday overflow. The team early bird deadline is Feb. 24 at noon, final deadline is March 1.

Volleyball: Winter Break Camp (Grades 3-8)

Stay warm over winter break! Coach Gwenn Pike will instruct serving, passing, setting, and hitting in small group drills and scrimmage-like play. Participants divided based on age and ability. 2 - 3 hr. sessions - $45 / $49 nonresidents 21956 Okun Fieldhouse 1/2 Th,F 9 am 21958 New Century Fieldhouse 1/2 Th,F 1:30 pm

See our adults sports leagues on pages 42 and 43.

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Give your child their first experience on a tennis court in an informal environment that establishes a foundation for gross motor skill development. 10 - 1 ½ hr. lessons - $250 / $275 nonresidents 26897 Genesis Health Club 1/6 Mon 5:15 pm 26898 Genesis Health Club 1/8 Wed 5:15 pm 26899 Genesis Health Club 1/10 Fri 4:15 pm 26900 Genesis Health Club 1/11 Sat 10:45 am 26902 Genesis Health Club 1/12 Sun 12:15 pm 26906 Genesis Health Club 3/16 Mon 5:15 pm 26907 Genesis Health Club 3/18 Wed 5:15 pm 26908 Genesis Health Club 3/20 Fri 4:15 pm 26909 Genesis Health Club 3/21 Sat 10:45 am 26910 Genesis Health Club 3/22 Sun 12:15 pm

Tennis: Varsity Orange Program (Ages 9-12)


SPECIAL POPS

Special Populations

SPECIAL POPULATIONS ABOUT OUR SPECIAL OLYMPICS & SPECIAL POPULATIONS PROGRAMS Special Populations offers recreational, educational, and social activities for mentally and physically challenged individuals. Information Line: (913) 686-6030, 14# VOLUNTEERS Volunteers help coach and assist athletes as well as chaperone, teach recreational classes, and participate with various Special Olympic committees. Please call Jodie at (913) 826-3027 if interested. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Applications for financial assistance are available in the Registration Office, Bldg. D, Antioch Park. Call (913) 831-3355 to request an application. REFUND POLICY Refunds will not be granted later than one week prior to program start date. Medical refunds will be permitted with physician’s note.

Crafts: Special Pops Tie Dyed Craft Night (All Ages) Come join your friends to learn how to tie dye a shirt and look groovy! 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $20 27688 Roeland Park Room 1 3/3 Tue 6 pm Day Trips: Special Pops Mavericks Game

(Ages 16 & Older) Spend the evening at the Missouri Mavericks hockey game. Bring money for dinner at McDonald’s. 1 - 5 hr. session - $20 26987 Antioch Park 2/11 Tue 5 pm

Entertainment: Special Pops Movie Night

(Ages 16 & Older) Come join your friends for a movie. We pay for the movie ticket. Please bring money for movie snacks. Movie TBD. 1 - 2 ½ hr. outing - $15 26989 Antioch Park 2/18 Tue 5:30 pm

Entertainment: Special Pops Bocce, Horseshoes & Hot Dogs Fun Night (All Ages)

Come join your JCPRD friends for a fun evening of bocce & grilling hot dogs. 1 - 2 hr. session - $10 27804 Antioch Park 4/21 Tue 6 pm

Music: Special Pops Music to My Ears (16 & Older)

Come join your friends to learn how to play the guitar. 12- 45 min. sessions - $30 27800 Antioch Park Bldg. A 1/22 Wed 6 pm

Special Olympics Dates to Remember:        

Jan 29 - 31 ................State Winter Games Ice Skating TBD ....................................... Floor Hockey Tournament TBD ................................................Area Basketball/Cheer March 14-15 ..............State Basketball/Cheer, Topeka TBD ………… .....................................................Metro Cycling TBD … ...........................................................Metro Aquatics TBD …… ................................................Metro Track & Field June 5-7 …......................Summer Games - Wichita, KS

Aquatics: Special Olympics Aquatics Practice

(Ages 9 & Older) Come join us as we improve our skills and get some great exercise. Select one session. 10 - 45 min. sessions - $25 28195 Shawnee Mission West 3/7 Sat 12:30 pm 28198 Shawnee Mission West 3/7 Sat 1:15 pm

Basketball: Special Olympics Basketball Practice

(Ages 9 & Older) Hands up defense! Anyone can play basketball. Join us for practice. We will participate in the area and metro basketball tournament. 10 - 1 hr. sessions - $30 27634 Horizons High School 12/9 Mon 6 pm

All Special Olympics programs require that participants have a current physical on file.

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Cheerleading: Special Olympics Cheerleading Practice (Ages 9 & Older)

Learn new cheerleading moves while making new friends. It’s so much fun 8 - 45 min. sessions - $20 27635 Horizons High School 1/6 Mon 6 pm

SPORTS OFFICIALS

Cycling: Special Olympics Cycling Practice

(Ages 9 & Older) Cycling is fun! Gear up and join your friends as we improve our cycling skills and prepare for area and state tournaments. 10 - 1 hr. sessions - $20 27691 IBT Inc. Parking Lot 3/28 Sat Noon

Tennis: Special Olympics Tennis Practice

(Ages 9 & Older) Serve ‘em up! It’s spring time, so clear the dust off those racquets. Get ready to learn some new skills. We have a racquet for you to use! 9 - 1 ¼ hr. sessions - $20 28201 Shawnee Mission Northwest 4/1 Wed 6 pm

Track & Field: Special Olympics Track and Field Practice (Ages 9 & Older)

Ever thought about becoming a JCPRD sports official?

GAME ON! Call Tom for details

Jumping, shot-put, walking, wheeling, running! Learn a new sport and meet new friends. Practices held two times per week, with Monday practices from 6-7 p.m. and Saturday practices from noon to 1 p.m. 14 - 1 hr. sessions - $25 28204 Shawnee Mission West 3/30 Mon 6 pm Shawnee Mission West 4/11 Sat Noon

www.JCPRD.com/jobs

Join us on April 11 at Trucks & Big Rigs for Kids, see page 13.

Basketball  Flag Football  Soccer Softball  Volleyball  All Seasons

(913) 826-2921

TRASH BAGS FOR SALE

ERNIE MILLER NATURE CENTER

You Can Support the Special Populations/ Special Olympics Progam by Buying Something You Really Need!

909 North K-7 Highway, Olathe, Kansas, 66061

The JCPRD Special Olympics Program serves 380 athletes in the Shawnee Mission Area. Fundraising efforts allow athletes to participate in twenty-one different sports!

Ernie Miller Nature Center is a laboratory for learning, understanding, and admiring nature. Learn about the park’s wildlife and history through interactive exhibits and live animal displays. The center offers school field trips, birthday parties, camps, preschool programs, special events, scout programs, and much more.

Qualifying athletes can also attend an overnight trip to the Kansas Special Olympics State Games!

$9 PER ROLL

 Polyethylene Yellow 39-Gallon Bags  White 15-Gallon Kitchen Bags

(one mile north of 135th Street)

Park Trails Open Dawn to Dusk Daily

NATURE CENTER HOURS Summer March 1 - Oct. 31  Mon. - Sat.: 9 am - 5 pm  Sun.: 1 - 5 pm

Closed Sundays (June - Aug.)

$2.50 PER PACKAGE

 30-Gallon Yard Waste Paper Bags

SPECIAL POPS

Apply online

Winter Nov. 1 - Feb. 28  Mon. - Sat.: 9 am - 4:30 pm  Sun.: 12:30 - 4:30 pm

NATURE’S CORNER GIFT SHOP Closed Noon to 1 pm year-round (located within the nature center)

(913) 826-2800

For more information call

(913) 826-3027

www.erniemiller.com Program locations, page 61

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Program Sponsor

Program Sponsor

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Adult

AQUATICS

Water Exercise: Water Exercise Classes

Swim Lessons: Private Lessons - All Skill Levels

(Ages 16 & Older) Private swim lessons give you a one-on-one experience with one of our swim instructors. Please visit www.jcprd.com, click on Activities, then Aquatics, and submit a request for private lessons. 4 - 30 min. private sessions - $85 / $95 nonresidents SMSD Aquatic Center By Appt.

Swim Team: Masters Swimming Punch Card

Get cardio, toning, and flexibility training all in one fun, exhilarating hour. For more information on dates and times for these programs please visit jcprd.com, click on Activities, then Aquatics. SMSD Aquatic Center Dates TBA

The Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center also offers lap swimming. Visit jcprd.com for details. Water Polo: KC Water Polo Team Punch Card

(Ages 15 & Older) KC Water Polo is a great competitive team sport and a fun way to stay fit. For more information on this program please visit www. jcprd.com click on Activities, then Aquatics. SMSD Aquatic Center Dates TBA

NEW! Water Exercise: FloatFit HITT & SIP (21 & Older) Want a fun night out with friends, family, or a significant other? Enjoy 45 minutes on our Aquabase™ boards and 30 minutes on our patio with complementary beverages. 1 - Party for 10 participants - $250 / $275 nonresidents 27555 68’s Fitness Facility By Appt.

ENRICHMENT & SPECIAL INTERESTS

NEW! Water Exercise: FloatFit Tabata/HIIT

Gardening: Park Perfect Lawns (Ages 18 & Older)

Learn the basics of good lawn care and maintenance. Ask questions of our JCPRD park experts. 1 - 1 hr. session - $3 / $4 nonresidents 27761 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/11 Wed 6 pm

(Ages 14 & Older) Join us to get your sweat on and test your limits! Simple land exercises like squats, burpees, and planks become more challenging while on the Aquabase™ board. 6 - 1 hr. sessions - $50 / $55 nonresidents 27537 68’s Fitness Facility 1/6 Mon 5:30 am 27540 68’s Fitness Facility 1/8 Wed 10:30 am 27541 68’s Fitness Facility 2/17 Mon 5:30 am 27542 68’s Fitness Facility 2/19 Wed 10:30 am 27544 68’s Fitness Facility 4/6 Mon 5:30 am 27545 68’s Fitness Facility 4/8 Wed 10:30 am

Get prepared for weather emergencies or fires by learning to create a household inventory, and grab-and-go box. Presented by K-State Extension. 1 - 1 hr. class - $3 / $4 nonresidents 27836 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 4/1 Wed 5:30 pm

NEW! Water Exercise: FloatFit Team Builder

NEW! Special Interest: With This Ring We Plan

(Ages 18 & Older) Be inspired through a series of fun and challenging team building activities using Aquabase™ boards by Aquaphysical. 1 - 1 hr. party for 10 participants - $200 / $220 nonresidents 27556 68’s Fitness Facility By Appt.

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NEW! Special Interest: Getting Financially Prepared - Ahead of Disaster (Ages 18 & Older)

(Ages 18 & Older) Learn how to make a wedding budget to keep your stress levels low while planning a wedding. Presented by K-State Extension. 1 - 1 hr. class - $3 / $4 nonresidents 27832 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/4 Wed 5:30 pm

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(Ages 18 & Older) From triathletes, to amateur swimmers, to ex-college athletes, there is a spot for everyone on the team. For information on this program visit jcprd.com, click on Activities, then Aquatics. SMSD Aquatic Center Dates TBA


FINE & PERFORMING ARTS BUY ONE VET ONE

In partnership with the Arts Council of Johnson County and After Action Network, Operation: Art, B1V1-designated adult fine arts classes and workshops will include an additional $5 fee allowing a veteran to join the same participating program at no cost. This program is presented as part of a grant awarded by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

NEW! Art: Arts & Business, B1V1 (Ages 18 & Older) Guest speakers will present on select topics relevant to the up and coming artist. Learn how to navigate a growing field with success. 1 - 1 ½ hr. classes - $10 / $11 nonresidents 27274 JCAHC Grant Writing 1/25 Sat 9 am 27275 JCAHC Marketing 2/29 Sat 9 am 27277 JCAHC Elevator Speech 3/28 Sat 9 am 27279 JCAHC Budget & Pricing 4/25 Sat 9 am NEW! Art: Art as Therapy, B1V1 (Ages 18 & Older)

Working with an art therapist, students will have the opportunity to learn how to utilize visual arts as an aid in handling stress, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress. 4 - 2 hr. classes - $150 / $165 nonresidents 27280 JCAHC 2/3 Mon 6 pm

Art: Private Workshops (All Ages) Whether you are interested in private lessons, a private party, or a special event, we can create an art-filled experience just for you. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org to inquire. Dance: Intergenerational Tap, B1V1 (Ages 11 & Older) In this class learn how your feet can make sounds of percussion! This class will be a very beginner level focusing more on the “jazz” style of tap dancing. 8 - 1 hr. classes – $99 / $110 nonresidents 28176 JCAHC 3/21 Sat 1 pm Dance: Kansas City 2-Step (Ages 18 & Older) A cultural dance unique to Kansas City, 2-stepping’s roots go back to the big band and swing eras of jazz. DC’s Dance Instruction provides knowledge, skills, guidelines, and behaviors. Partner not required. 8 - 2 hr. sessions - $85 / $94 nonresidents, per person 28624 Roeland Park Community Center 1/25 Sat 9 am Theater: Creating a Shakespearean Character, B1V1

Art: Ceramics, B1V1 (Ages 16 & Older)

Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment. Teaching artists will design the class based on your interests and needs. 8 - 2 ½ hr. classes - $170 / $187 nonresidents 27258 JCAHC 1/8 Wed 6 pm 27259 JCAHC 3/4 Wed 6 pm

ADULT

NEW! Art: Painting Series, B1V1 (Ages 16 & Older) Rotating each month, you can join one or all parts of this specialized series as you dive into techniques across the painting medium. Great for both beginner and established artists. 4 - 2 ½ hr. classes - $100 / $110 nonresidents 27269 JCAHC Watercolor 1/7 Tue 6 pm 27270 JCAHC Acrylic 2/4 Tue 6 pm 27271 JCAHC Ink 3/3 Tue 6 pm 27272 JCAHC Oil 4/7 Tue 6 pm

(Ages 16 & Older) In this class you will find the perfect Shakespearean monologue, and learn the fundamentals of creating Shakespearean characters. Class will culminate in an audition/showcase. 8 - 1 ½ hr. classes - $110 / $120 nonresidents 28178 JCAHC 3/21 Sat 11 am

Art: Ceramics Date Night!, B1V1 (Ages 16 & Older)

Enjoy a special evening with your special someone as you do a onetime workshop exploring clay together. All couples welcome. Cost is per couple. 1 - 2 ½ hr. class - $40 27242 JCAHC 1/17 Fri 6 pm 27243 JCAHC 2/14 Fri 6 pm

Art: Creek Chic at the Turkey Creek Festival

Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Creek Chic at the Turkey Creek Festival on May 16. Seeking handmade vendors only. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org to inquire. 1 - 6 hr. event - $70

Art: Drawing (Ages 16 & Older)

Novices and experienced artists welcome. Artists will work with a variety of drawing mediums. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org for a supply list. 9 - 1 ½ hr. classes - $80 / $88 nonresidents 28276 MCAC 3/3 Tue 6 pm

NEW! Art: Fabric Dyeing, B1V1 (Ages 13 & Older) The process of dyeing is broad as you explore different methods, materials, and fabrics to make beautiful, unique designs. This class will focus on traditional dyeing and bleaching techniques. 8 - 2 ½ hr. classes - $150 / $165 nonresidents 28441 JCAHC 3/2 Mon 6 pm Art: Open Art Studio, B1V1 (Ages 16 & Older) Whether your passion is the pottery wheel, oil paints, or charcoal, create in the medium of your choice at your leisure. 1 - 2 ½ hr. drop in class - $10 per person JCAHC 1/2-4/30 Thu 6 pm

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FITNESS & HEALTH Fitness classes held at JCPRD facilities are broken into the following fitness levels: Low Intensity - During exercise, participant’s breathing patterns change little and there is minimal risk for lower body injury. Moderate Intensity - Breathing patterns change, but participant is still able to talk. Exercises may involve one or both feet leaving the ground at times. High Intensity - Participant’s breathing will become rapid and they will only be able to say a few words at a time. Exercises will require more energy and put more stress on joints and tendons.

Exercise: WERQ (Ages 18 & Older) MODERATE INTENSITY: WERQ is an exciting cardio dance class based on new pop and hip hop music. With new routines being added every week, this class will keep you moving. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 27763 MBPC 1/9 Thu 5 pm 27764 MBPC 3/5 Thu 5 pm

We also offer youth fitness classes at Mill Creek Activity Center, see page 25. Fitness: Fitness Equipment Orientations

(Ages 18 & Older, Ages 14-17 must accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Take advantage of this appointment to let us orient you on the best ways to use our weights and machines in your fitness routine. Call (913) 826-2950. 1 - 30 min. sessions $15 / $16 nonresidents 27535 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/2-12/31 By Appt. 27536 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/1-2/29 By Appt. 27538 Mill Creek Activity Center 3/1-3/31 By Appt. 27539 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/1-4/30 By Appt.

Fitness: Mill Creek Activity Center Punch Cards

Establish exercise goals, cardiovascular and strength training programs, while learning how to make healthier choices! Multiple options to choose from. Contact Alison at (913) 826-2953 for details and make your appointment. 1 - 1 hr. session - $45 / $50 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 3 - 1 hr. sessions - $125 / $137 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 6 - 1 hr. sessions - $218 / $240 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 1 - 30 min. session - $24 / $26 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 3 - 30 min. sessions - $74 / $81 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 6 - 30 min. sessions - $135 / $148 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt.

Fitness: Small Group Training (Ages 16 & Older) MODERATE INTENSITY: Can’t find a friend to schedule your own group training? Our scheduled small group training sessions provide a more personalized setting with 3-7 other folks. 6 - 30 min. sessions - $50 / $55 nonresidents 27543 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 5:30 pm 27546 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/24 Mon 6:15 pm 27547 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/27 Thu 6:15 pm 27548 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/6 Mon 7 pm 27552 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/9 Thu 7 pm 7 - 30 min. sessions - $58 / $64 nonresidents 27553 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 5:30 pm Fitness: Zumba (Ages 14 & Older)

MODERATE INTENSITY: Join the party! We incorporate Salsa, Belly Dance, West African, and other world dance moves in a fun, partylike exercise format with easy to follow routines. 6 - 50 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents 27664 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/25 Tue 5:30 pm 27665 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/27 Thu 7 am 27666 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/7 Tue 5:30 pm 27667 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/9 Thu 7 am 7 - 50 min. sessions - $54 / $59 nonresidents 27668 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/7 Tue 5:30 pm 27669 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/9 Thu 7 am

Check out Zumba Gold in our 50 Plus section, see page 52.

Fitness: Group Training (Ages 16 & Older) You want to exercise, but one-on-one training isn’t your cup of tea? We have several packages to choose from. Contact Alison at (913) 826-2953 for details and to make your appointment information. 4 - 30 min. sessions, 2 to 3 people - $104 / $114 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 4 - 30 min. sessions, 4 to 6 people - $83 / $91 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 8 - 30 min. sessions, 2 to 3 people - $203 / $223 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 8 - 30 min. sessions, 4 to 6 people - $161 / $177 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 4 - 1 hr. sessions, 2 to 3 people - $125 / $137 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 4 - 1 hr. sessions, 4 to 6 people - $104 / $114 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 8 - 1 hr. sessions, 2 to 3 people - $244 / $269 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. 8 - 1 hr. sessions, 4 to 6 people - $192 / $212 nonresidents Mill Creek Activity Center 1/1-4/30 By Appt. Program locations, page 61

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(Ages 16 & Older) Choose to use our weight room, cardiovascular equipment, or walking track. To purchase your punch card or for additional information, please stop by or call (913) 826-2950. 10 Visits - $30 Punch Card Mill Creek Activity Center 1/2-4/30 Varies 5 Track Visits - $10 Punch Card Mill Creek Activity Center 1/2-4/30 Varies 10 Track Visits - $20 Punch Card Mill Creek Activity Center 1/2-4/30 Varies Guest fee with Punch Card Holder - 1 Visit - $5 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/2-4/30 Varies

Fitness: Personal Training (Ages 14 & Older)


Yoga: Yoga (Ages 14 & Older)

LOW INTENSITY: Improve circulation; regulate your metabolism, increase flexibility, and coordination. Lengthen your muscles while increasing both muscle and bone density. Yoga participants of all levels are welcome. 6 - 50 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents 27670 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 5:30 pm 27671 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/24 Mon 5:30 pm 27672 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/26 Wed 5:30 pm 27673 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/6 Mon 5:30 pm 27675 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/8 Wed 5:30 pm 7 - 50 min. sessions - $55 / $57 nonresidents 27674 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 5:30 pm 27684 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/9 Mon 6 pm 8 - 50 min. sessions - $63 / $69 nonresidents 27677 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/6 Mon 6 pm 27678 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/7 Tue 8:30 am 27679 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/8 Wed 6 pm 27680 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/9 Thu 8:30 am 27681 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/3 Tue 8:30 am 27682 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/4 Wed 6 pm 27683 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/5 Thu 8:30 am

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Yoga: Yoga Beyond Basics (Ages 14 & Older)

HERITAGE & HISTORY Museum: A Conversation with Sonia Warshawski

(All Ages) Sonia Warshawski survived the Holocaust and famously opened a tailor shop in Johnson County. The star of documentary “Big Sonia” talks about her life. 1 -1 ½ hour program - $7, Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 28458 JCAHC 1/27 Mon 7 pm

Museum: Behind-the-Scenes Johnson County Museum Tour (Ages 16 & Older)

Interact with museum staff on a private tour as you learn why we collect, how we collect, and the museum’s role in our community. 1 - 1 hr. tour - $10 adults / $9 seniors (60+) / $8 children. Includes museum and KidScape admission. Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 26624 JCAHC 2/15 Sat 1 pm 26625 JCAHC 4/15 Wed 10:30 am

Museum: Distorted Images - Indians in Popular Culture (All Ages)

MODERATE INTENSITY: Experience yoga where we move a little faster, work deeper into our poses, and explore breathing practices more deeply! Comfort in our basic yoga class required. 7 - 50 min. sessions - $54 / $59 nonresidents 27676 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 6:40 pm 6 - 50 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents 27695 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/26 Wed 6:40 pm 27696 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/8 Wed 6:40 pm

An expert panel of artists, curators, and community activists discuss themes from the temporary exhibit Savages and Princesses, and contemporary Native American issues. Includes reception. 1 - 2 ½ hr. program - $10, includes museum admission. Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 28469 JCAHC 2/17 Mon 6 pm

Yoga: Yoga Fusion (Ages 14 & Older) MODERATE INTENSITY: Improve flexibility, stamina, strength, and balance. We will use Yoga, Pilates, balance balls, bands, light weights, and of course our beautiful bodies to strengthen, stretch, and connect. 6 - 50 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents 27697 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/6 Mon 6:40 pm 27698 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/24 Mon 6:40 pm 27699 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/6 Mon 6:40 pm

Learn how to support your parks, trails, programs, activities, and the arts across your community, see page 57.

MILDALE FARM An Award Winning Event Space

Yoga: Hatha (Gentle) Yoga Punch Card

(Ages 18 & Older) MODERATE INTENSITY: Strengthen your body, calm your mind and improve flexibility and balance. To try one class for free, call (913) 826-3160 for details and class schedule. 5 Punch Card - $43 / $47 nonresidents (valid for 3 months) 10 Punch Card - $86 / $94 nonresidents (valid for 3 months) 20 Punch Card - $172 / $188 nonresidents (valid for 4 months) Roeland Park Community Center M,Th 4:30 pm

Yoga: Morning Flow (Ages 18 & Older) MODERATE INTENSITY: Build heat, stamina, strength, and flexibility while moving through integrated sequences. Sun Salutation variations and balancing postures with a focus on alignment. Yoga experience is recommended. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $63 / $69 nonresidents 28196 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/10 Fri 8:30 am 28197 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 3/6 Fri 8:30 am

NEW! Yoga: Nidra Yoga Workshop (Ages 18 & Older)

Meditate and relax during this workshop focusing on mental wellness. Experience “yogic sleep” and guided visualization. Led by an expert instructor. 1 - 50 min. session - $10 / $11 nonresidents 27762 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 2/6 Thu 6 pm

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Museum: History on Tap - Diasporas of African Latinos (Ages 21 & Older)

For Black History Month, Latina poet Xánath Caraza relates the often-overlooked history of African Latinos and reads related poetry. Drinks and snacks provided. 1 - 1 hr. program - $8, includes museum admission. Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 28461 JCAHC 2/13 Thu 6 pm

Museum: History on Tap - Paul McCobb: America’s Designer (Ages 21 & Older)

Join local collector Sam Hildreth as he talks about Paul McCobb’s history, designs, and trends of the 1950s and ‘60s. Drinks and snacks provided. 1 - 1 hr. program - $8, includes museum admission. Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 28464 JCAHC 4/9 Thu 6 pm

Museum: Lunch and Learn - Resettlement and Reeducation of Indians in Kansas (All Ages)

Eric Anderson, professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, discusses themes in Native American history. Corresponds to Savages and Princesses temporary exhibit. Bring a lunch. 1 - 1 hr. program - $6, includes museum admission. Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 28466 JCAHC 1/23 Thu 11:30 am

Museum: Lunch and Learn - Women and Democracy (All Ages)

Museum: Scandal in the Schoolhouse A Historic Escape Room Experience

(Recommended for Ages 10 & Older) Solve the mystery of the missing schoolmarm at this escape-room style adventure, and learn a little local history on your journey! 1 - 1 hr. program - Groups of 2-8. Best for ages 10 & Older. $50 for 2 people, $20 per person for 3-8 people. Must pre-register. Call (913) 715-2570.

Nature & Outdoors Refund Policy: Full refunds will be granted provided notification of cancellation is received five business days prior to the start of class. No refunds will be issued after that time. Birding: Coffee with the Birds (Ages 18 & Older) Winter is a wonderful time for bird watching. Enjoy the comfy Wildlife Viewing Room every Tuesday in January and February to drink free coffee while watching our feathered friends. 8 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - FREE (Come and go as you please) Ernie Miller Nature Center 1/7 Tue 9 am Boating: Sailing I (Ages 18 & Older) Learn the basic skill of sailing. Types of boats, launching techniques, docking, maintenance, and safety will be examined and studied in this class. Basic swimming skills required. 6 - 2 hr. sessions - $78 / $85 nonresidents 28244 JCPRD Admin. Bldg 4/21 T,Th 7 pm Shawnee Mission Park Lake 4/25 Sat 9 am Go Green: Rain Barrel Workshop (Ages 18 & Older) During this class participants will construct their own rain barrel and learn how to hook it up when they get home. For more information call (913) 826-2806. 1 - 1 hr. session - $55 / $60 nonresidents 28245 Ernie Miller Nature Center 4/4 Sat 9:30 am Map & Compass: Orienteering Workshop

(Ages 16 & Older and Children accompanied by Parent/Guardian) This beginner’s workshop introduces you to orienteering, a fun way of learning the basic skills for using a topographic map and a magnetic compass. 1 - 3 hr. class - $15 / $17 nonresidents 28246 Ernie Miller Nature Center 4/25 Sat 9 am

Yoga: Green at Heart Hike (Ages 16 & Older) Experience the power of a walk in nature fused with the awareness of yoga to stretch and renew your mind, body, and spirit. 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $8 / $9 nonresidents 28247 Ernie Miller Nature Center 1/26 Sun 12:30 pm 28248 Ernie Miller Nature Center 2/23 Sun 12:30 pm 28249 Ernie Miller Nature Center 3/29 Sun 12:30 pm

17251 W. 87th St.  Lenexa, KS  (913) 993-8400

 Group & Private

Swim Lessons

 Lap Swimming JCPRD is now offering swim lessons and aquatic programming at this state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 50-meter competition pool, located in the heart of Lenexa City Center.

 Water Exercise  Master’s Swim  Water Polo

The SMSD Aquatic Center is operated by Johnson County Park and Recreation District. For more information or to register online visit JCPRD.com/SMSDaquaticcenter Program locations, page 61

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The League of Women Voters of Johnson County discuss their history, current projects, and connections to the 19th Amendment Centennial. Bring a lunch, dessert provided. 1 - 1 hr. program - $6, includes museum admission. Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 28468 JCAHC 3/24 Tue 11:30 am

NATURE & OUTDOORS


SPORTS Basketball: League Play - Intermediate (Ages 18 & Older) Leagues offered year-round. For more information visit JCPRD.com/ sports, or call Okun Fieldhouse (913) 826-2900, Roeland Parks Sports Dome (913) 362-8700, or New Century Fieldhouse (913) 826-2850.

Fencing: Introduction (Ages 14 & Older) Learn the sport of fencing and develop agility, strength, speed, and discipline. All equipment is provided. Classes limited to beginners only. 4 - 60 min. lessons - $80 / $88 nonresidents 27445 KC Fencing Center (coed) 1/5 Sun 3 pm 27446 KC Fencing Center (coed) 1/7 Tue 7 pm 27447 KC Fencing Center (women) 1/8 Wed 7 pm 27448 KC Fencing Center (coed) 2/2 Sun 3 pm 27449 KC Fencing Center (coed) 2/4 Tue 7 pm 27450 KC Fencing Center (women) 2/5 Wed 7 pm 27451 KC Fencing Center (coed) 3/8 Sun 3 pm 27452 KC Fencing Center (coed) 3/10 Tue 7 pm 27453 KC Fencing Center (women) 3/11 Wed 7 pm 27454 KC Fencing Center (coed) 4/7 Tue 7 pm

SPECIAL EVENTS Race: HP3 - 5K, (All Ages) 10K, and 15K, (Ages 15 & Older) Saturday, May 9, 7:30 am, Heritage Park

For complete details including maps and registration information go to JCPRD.com/HP3. If you are interested in volunteering for this event or request additional information please call Katy at (913) 8262964.

Triathlon: Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon (Ages 15 & Older) July 12, 6:30 am, Shawnee Mission Park

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Complete details available at JCPRD.com/SMPtri. If you are interested in volunteering for this event or need additional information, please call Katy at (913) 826-2964.

Fencing: Learn to Fence (Ages 14 & Older)

Fencing is one of the oldest Olympic sports, and it’s great for all ages. All equipment provided, wear sneakers. For information more call (913) 826-2950. 6 - 1 hr. lessons - $80 / $88 nonresidents 25518 Heartland Fencing Academy 1/11 Sat 10 am 25519 Heartland Fencing Academy 1/13 Mon 7:30 pm 25520 Heartland Fencing Academy 2/22 Sat 10 am 25522 Heartland Fencing Academy 2/24 Mon 7:30 pm 25523 Heartland Fencing Academy 4/4 Sat 10 am 25524 Heartland Fencing Academy 4/6 Mon 7:30 pm

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Roeland Park Community Center

4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, KS 66205  (913) 826-3160 HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 7 am to 8 pm

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Mill Creek Activity Center

6518 Vista Dr., Shawnee, KS 66218  (913) 826-2950 HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 7 am to 8 pm

Friday: 7 am to 5 pm Saturday: 8 am to 2 pm Sunday: Closed

WE HAVE A LOT TO OFFER!

 Single and Family Memberships  60+ Single and 60+ Family Memberships  Strength and Cardio Equipment  Wellness, Enrichment, and Fitness Classes  Free Wi-Fi BOTH FACILITIES OFFER

JOIN IN THE FUN!

 Gymnastics Classes & Competition  Strength and Cardio Equipment  Wellness and Fitness Classes  Indoor Track

 Personal training  Silver Sneakers  Prime Fitness

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Golf: Heritage Park Working Ladies Golf League

(Ages 18 & Older) League information will be discussed at an organizational meeting at the Heritage Park Golf Course Clubhouse on the last Thursday in March at 6 pm. Play for this league begins the first Thursday in April. For more information, call (913) 829-4653.

Golf: Tomahawk Hills Working Ladies Golf League (Ages 18 & Older) League play and times are designed for intermediate golfers with play beginning in April and ending in August. Golfers must be committed to play for 20 weeks.

Golf: Private Lessons (Ages 18 & Older)

Need to improve your game? Our PGA pros can help! For scheduling and fees, call (913) 829-4653 for Heritage Park or (913) 631-8000 for Tomahawk Hills or visit JCPRD.com/golf.

Golf: Tomahawk Hills Women’s Golf Association

(Ages 18 & Older) League is every Wednesday morning from April through October. First meeting at Tomahawk Hills is the first Wednesday in April at 8:30 am, or call Pat Kalicki (913) 599-6922.

Ice Skate: Learn to Skate (Ages 18 & Older) Learn basic elements of ice skating including forward and backward skating, gliding, and stopping. Dress warmly with layers, and gloves are recommended. 6 - 30 min. lessons - $100 / $110 nonresidents 25843 Kansas City Ice Center 1/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25844 Kansas City Ice Center 1/16 Thu 10 am 25845 Kansas City Ice Center 1/18 Sat 11:50 am 25846 Kansas City Ice Center 2/24 Mon 6:25 pm 25847 Kansas City Ice Center 2/27 Thu 10 am 25848 Kansas City Ice Center 2/29 Sat 11:50 am 25849 Kansas City Ice Center 4/13 Mon 6:25 pm 25862 Kansas City Ice Center 4/16 Thu 10 am 25863 Kansas City Ice Center 4/18 Sat 11:50 am

Martial Arts: Hapkido (All Ages 14 & Older)

Hapkido focuses on using an opponent’s energy and size against them. Balance, skill, and leverage are preferred over brute force and strength. For more information call (913) 341-1400. 4 - 50 min. lessons - $65 / $72 nonresidents 27422 Champion Martial Arts 1/7 Tue 7 pm 27423 Champion Martial Arts 1/21 Tue 7 pm 27424 Champion Martial Arts 2/4 Tue 7 pm 27425 Champion Martial Arts 2/18 Tue 7 pm 27426 Champion Martial Arts 3/3 Tue 7 pm 27427 Champion Martial Arts 3/17 Tue 7 pm 27428 Champion Martial Arts 3/31 Tue 7 pm 27429 Champion Martial Arts 4/7 Tue 7 pm 27430 Champion Martial Arts 4/28 Tue 7 pm

NEW! Pickleball: Pickleball Spring League (18 & Older) Join in the fun with this weekly convenience league. Divisions will be gender and mixed 3.5 and below and gender and mixed 4.0 and above. Call Sophie at (913) 826-2975 to register. 6 week session - $20 / $22 nonresidents per 3.5 and under mixed double 28300 Meadowbrook Park 3/24 Tue 6 pm 6 week session - $20 / $22 nonresidents per 4.0 and over mixed double 28313 Meadowbrook Park 3/24 Tue 6 pm 6 week session - $20 / $22 nonresidents per 3.5 and under gender double 28316 Meadowbrook Park 3/24 Tue 6 pm 6 week session - $20 / $22 nonresidents per 4.0 and over gender double 28317 Meadowbrook Park 3/24 Tue 6 pm

Self Defense: T.A.K.E. Foundation Seminar

Slowpitch Softball: League Play (Ages 18 & Older)

Leagues are offered Sunday through Friday and offer men’s and coed on each night at Mid-America Sports Complex and Heritage Park. Visit JCPRD.com/sports or call (913) 826-2900 for more information.

Soccer: Men’s Indoor Soccer League - New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 18 & Older)

Men’s recreation league play is offered year-round on Sunday evening. Team uniforms must be alike in color. For more information, visit JCPRD.com/sports, or call (913) 826-2850.

Volleyball: League Play - Competitive, Intermediate, and Recreational (Ages 18 & Older)

Coed and Women’s leagues offered year-round. For more information visit JCPRD.com/sports, or call Okun Fieldhouse (913) 826-2900, Roeland Parks Sports Dome (913) 362-8700, or New Century Fieldhouse (913) 826-2850.

There are no upper age limits for JCPRD adult programs Get your tickets now to see JCPRD youth players host the welcome tunnel at the championship game! Program locations, page 61

If you meet the minimum age requirement, feel free to sign up and join in! (913) 831-3359

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(Women and Girls - Ages 12 & Older) This program represents a living legacy in honor of Ali Kemp. Participants will learn basic self-defense. Registering in pairs is recommended. Visit www.takedefense.org for class updates and registration information.


50 PLUS LOW FEE PROGRAMS

We offer a healthy list of affordable programs, making socialization easy and fun! Bridge:  Monday

Noon - 4 pm Noon - 4 pm  Tuesday 5 - 7 pm  Wednesday 9:30 - 11:30 am  Wednesday 10:30 am - 3 pm  Wed/Fri Noon - 4 pm  Tue/Thu

Tomahawk Ridge Community Center $1 Duplicate - partner required Matt Ross Community Center $1 Progressive bridge Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse $1 Progressive bridge Matt Ross Community Center $1 Contract bridge Tomahawk Ridge Community Center $1 Progressive bridge Matt Ross Community Center $1 Duplicate - partner required

Chess:  Tuesday

8:30 - 11:30 am

Matt Ross Community Center

$1

9 - 11:30 am

Matt Ross Community Center

$1

1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse New Century Fieldhouse

$1 Mexican train $1 dominoes

Mill Creek Activity Center Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse New Century Fieldhouse Mill Creek Activity Center

$1 $1 $1 $1

New Century Fieldhouse Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse Roeland Park Community Center Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

$1 $1 $1 $1

Roeland Park Community Center

$3 includes kiln

Matt Ross Community Center New Century Fieldhouse

$1 $1

Cribbage:  Friday

Dominoes:  Monday  Friday

Hand & Foot:  Monday  Tuesday  Thursday  Friday

1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm 9 am - Noon

Mah Jongg: 1 - 4 pm  Wednesday 1 - 4 pm  Thursday 1 - 4 pm  Friday 1 - 4 pm

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 Tuesday

China Painting:  Friday

9 am - Noon

no instructor; firing

Pinochle:  Monday

1 - 4 pm  Wednesday 1 - 4 pm

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ENRICHMENT & SPECIAL INTERESTS Cards: Beginning Bridge Get in on the biggest game in town! Learn the basics of bidding, scoring, and the play of the hand. Price includes Audrey Grant’s “Bidding in the 21st Century.” 8 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $80 / $87 nonresidents 27962 MRCC 2/4 Tue

4 pm

Cards: Bridge Workshops Become an in-demand partner. Fun and easy classes help you master a new subject each week. Purchase each workshop individually or take them all! Handouts included. Thu Thu Thu Thu Thu Thu

5:30 pm 5:30 pm 5:30 pm 5:30 pm 5:30 pm 5:30 pm

NEW! Cards: Bridge Workshops - Advanced Take your bridge game to the next level. These advanced classes are for experienced players. Purchase each individually or take them all! Handouts included. 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $9 / $10 nonresidents 28293 MRCC Rules of 9 and 11 1/14 28294 MRCC Rules of 20 and 15 1/21 28296 MRCC Declarer Play 1/28

Tue Tue Tue

4 pm 4 pm 4 pm

Cards: Competitive Bidding Strategies Freshen up your bidding skills. Learn take out doubles, overcalls, weak two bids, and weak three bids. Handouts provided. Optional lunch following at Mi Ranchito. 1 - 3 hr. session - $19 / $21 nonresidents 27970 MRCC 2/17

Mon 9:30 am

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1 - 3 ½ hr. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents; cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the hand and foot program. No additional charge for hand and foot. 27987 NCF 4/23 Thu 12:30 pm

Cooking: Beginner’s Water Bath Canning Canning basics and the science of food preservation taught first; then it’s time to get hands-on preserving a sample using the water-boiling technique. Price includes a can to take home. 1 - 3 hr. class - $36 / $41 nonresidents 27799 RPCC 1/30

Thu

1 pm

Cooking: Instant Pot Lose the fear and fall in love with one of the hottest kitchen gadgets. Electric pressure cookers are safe, easy, and a great way to get healthy and delicious dinners made fast. 1 - 3 hr. class - $36 / $41 nonresidents 27732 RPCC 2/27

Thu

1 pm

Crafts: Hobby Group Love crafting? Bring whatever project you are working on and get crafty with other members of your community. Meets weekly. 1 - 2 hr. class - FREE RPCC

1/3-4/24

Fri

1 pm

Crafts: Knitting Hats from the Heart Join this generous group of individuals who knit and crochet hats for charity. Free lessons given to beginners interested in joining the group. Yarn donations accepted; call (913) 826-3160 for information. 1 - 2 hr. class - FREE RPCC

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Tue

1 pm

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1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $9 / $10 nonresidents 28254 MBPC No Trump Bidding 2/6 28256 MBPC No Trump Conv. 2/20 28258 MBPC Play No Trump 3/5 28259 MBPC Defend No Trump 3/19 28260 MBPC Play of the Hand 4/2 28263 MBPC Scoring 4/16

Cards: Hand and Foot Tournament Clean meld! Dirty meld! Bonus points! Tournament includes random partner assignment, more than two hours of play, refreshments, and prizes for the three top teams.


Games: Bingo BINGO! Delight in food, prizes, fun, and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Register at least one week in advance by calling (913) 8313359.

1 - 2 hr. session - $5 / $6 nonresidents, $6 / $7 nonresidents day-of registration; cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. 28003 MRCC Snow Much Fun 1/8 Wed 1:30 pm 28012 RPCC Cheese Please! 1/23 Thu 1:30 pm 28005 TRCC Candyland 2/5 Wed 1:30 pm 28010 MBPC Carnival 2/26 Wed 1:30 pm 28008 NCF March Madness 3/4 Wed 1:30 pm 28011 MBPC Dr. Seuss 3/18 Wed 1:30 pm 28013 RPCC Van Gogh 3/26 Thu 1:30 pm 28007 MRCC April Fools’ 4/1 Wed 1:30 pm

Games: Learn to Play… A beginner’s guide to what’s sure to be your new favorite games. Handouts provided. Check out our drop-in groups after your lesson. 1 - 2 hr. session - $6 / $7 nonresidents

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Dominoes Pinochle Hand & Foot Cribbage

1/27 2/3 2/4 2/24

Mon Mon Tue Mon

10 am 9:30 am 10 am 9:30 am

Games: Mardi Gras Mah Jongg Tournament Let the good times roll at this Mardi Gras marathon of Mah Jongg! We’ll keep you energized this Fat Tuesday with coffee, lunch, and dessert. 1 - 6 hr. event - $14 / $15 nonresidents; cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the Mardi Gras Mah Jongg Tournament. No additional charge for mah jongg. 27728 RPCC 2/25 Tue 9:30 am

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Special Interest: AARP Smart Driver Course Keep your driving skills sharp and lower insurance rates by completing this one day course. No tests given and AARP membership not required. Pre-registration required.

1 - 5 hr. session - $15 / $20 non-AARP Members; pay with check at the door 28026 RPCC 1/18 Sat 9 am 28028 MRCC 2/5 Wed 9 am 28014 NCF 3/10 Tue 9 am 28135 TRCC 4/15 Wed 9 am

Special Interest: Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) AMP is a comprehensive and fun approach to living that celebrates the gift of longevity. The program combines goal-setting, daily practices, and peer support to help participants make meaningful changes in their lives. 10 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $49 / $53 nonresidents 27738 MBPC 3/19 Thu

Special Interest: Honoring Your Legacy You have written the pages in your book of life, no one else should finish your story. Discover resources and arrangement options to celebrate your life. 1 - 1 hr. class - $5 / $6 nonresidents 28138 MRCC 2/26

Wed

NEW! Special Interest: Lunch & Learn The Fallacies of Astronomy Have you ever wondered why stars twinkle or what blue moon means? Learn with Astronomical Society of Kansas City about the many myths of astronomy.

1 - 2 hr. session - $19 / $21 nonresidents (includes lunch) 27734 MBPC 1/16 Thu 11:30 am

NEW! Special Interest: Lunch & Learn Brown v. Board of Education Learn about the landmark Supreme Court case from a National Park Service Ranger. Explore how the people and places of Kansas helped shape our country’s history. 1 - 2 hr. session - $19 / $21 nonresidents (includes lunch) 27737 MBPC 2/3 Mon 11:30 am

9:30 am

Special Interest: Everyday Mindfulness Mindfulness is described as an awareness of the present moment. Learn simple exercises that help improve physical and mental health. Presented by K-State Extension. 1 - 1 hr. class - $5 / $6 nonresidents 28137 MRCC 4/22

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2 pm

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Special Interest: Osher Institute Lifelong Learning Select from the opportunities below to create your own program of personal development. No homework. No tests. No pressure. It’s just learning for the joy of it.

3 - 2 hr. classes - $50 (each subject below consists of three, two-hour classes)  YOU’LL WANNA KNOW THIS ABOUT YOUR AGING BRAIN -

Experts have shifted from aging as a problem to aging as a time of promise and potential. We’ll learn the positive power of an aging brain to take advantage of its rewards and capacities. 28252 MBPC 2/13 Thu 2 pm  ICEES TO OYSTERS: A FOOD HISTORY IN KANSAS - Review the history and culture of food and drink in Kansas, including: sweet treats, kitchen staples, fast food, and booze, from ICEEs to oysters and burgers to bierocks. 28257 RPCC 2/13 Thu 6:30 pm  GERMAN SETTLEMENTS AND CULTURE IN KANSAS - Since 1854 thousands of German-speaking immigrants have settled in Kansas. We’ll review Pennsylvania Dutch, Volga Germans, and Mennonites, Austrians, and Swiss settlements and their cultures. 28224 MRCC 2/14 Fri 9:30 am  PRESIDENTS IN RETIREMENT: EXTRAORDINARY LIVES Presidents have lived a combined 450 years after leaving the White House. We’ll examine the lives of former presidents after public office, including and often overlooked good deeds. 28253 RPCC 3/5 Thu 6:30 pm

 AMELIA EARHART: WHAT HAPPENED TO HER? - Amelia Earhart’s failed attempt to fly around the world created an international mystery as to what happened. We’ll discuss the many theories surrounding her disappearance and whether she survived. 28232 TRCC 3/10 Tue 2 pm  THE SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES THAT JEWS, CHRISTIANS, AND MUSLIMS SHARE - We will focus on specific shared spiritual disciplines and how they are practiced in each faith group, including fixed-hour prayer, sacred day, sacred meal, fasting, giving, pilgrimage, and sacred seasons. 28264 MBPC 3/12 Thu 2 pm  BOTANICAL GARDENS AROUND THE WORLD - Botanical gardens were first developed as medicinal gardens, but today are sites for plant lovers around the world. We’ll explore their history and beauty through art and literature. 28226 MRCC 4/3 Fri 9:30 am  THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN NORTHEAST KANSAS We’ll examine the role Northeast Kansas played in the Underground Railroad and meet the heroic men and women who risked their lives to aid these desperate fugitives. 28235 NCF 4/6 Mon 2 pm

Check on facility, program, park, and trail information, closures, and delays during inclement weather at rainoutline.com!

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Special Interest: So Now What…? Managing Life After Retirement Discuss the spectrum of retirement topics including: finances, social implications, tips on how to stay active, and more. Presented by K-State Extension Office. 1 - 1 hr. class - $3 / $4 nonresidents 27837 MBPC

1/30 Thu

10 am

NEW! Special Interest: Stop the Bleeding Training Discover the basic skills and tools needed to stop uncontrolled bleeding and provide immediate, frontline aid in an emergency situation. Presented by Johnson County MED-ACT. 1 - 1 hr. class - $5 / $6 nonresidents 28139 MRCC

3/12 Thu

10 am

Special Interest: The Opioid Crisis - What You Need to Know Take action and become educated on the opioid crisis that has swept across the nation at an alarming rate. Presented by K-State Extension Office 1 - 1 hr. class - $5 / $6 nonresidents 28140 MRCC

1/24 Fri

1:30 pm

Special Interest: Support Group - Skillbuilders This group provides education and support for widows, widowers, and caregivers. Socialize and listen to new programs each week. No pre-registration required. Visit www.widowedpersonsservice.org for a program list.

Technology: 3D Printers The future is now! Learn about 3D models, where to print and how they are useful for the older adult population. Watch a 3D print in action during the class. 1 - 2 hr. class - $20 / $22 nonresidents 28172 RRCC

2/3

Mon

5 pm

Technology: Facebook® 101 Become a Facebook® guru and stay connected with friends and family. Learn to set up an account, post a status, and post pictures using your smartphone or computer. 1 - 2 hr. class - $19 / $21 nonresidents 28141 TRCC

4/3

Fri

10 am

NEW! Technology: Helpful Apps for Older Adults Tour the main social media outlets, learn how to use them, and what they can do for you in your personal and professional life. 1 - 2 hr. class - $19 / $21 nonresidents 27742 MBPC

4/21 Tue

3/17 Thu 9:45 am

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7 - 2 hr. sessions - FREE TRCC

Technology: Participants in technology classes must know the device and App store usernames and passwords associated with their smartphone accounts. Bring portable devices to the class.

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Technology: One-on-One Computer or Cell Phone Tutoring Train and get questions answered by our knowledgeable instructor. Must bring laptop, tablet, or cell phone to session. Call (913) 826-3160 for an appointment. Program fee nonrefundable. 1 - 2 hr. class - $60 / $66 nonresidents RPCC

By Appt.

NEW! Technology: Online Safety Learn tips, tricks, and things to avoid to make your online life a little safer through the use of software, apps, and best practices. 1 - 2 hr. class - $19 / $21 nonresidents 27739 MBPC

2/18

Tue

1 pm

Technology: Selling Online Clearing out clutter? Looking to sell handmade wares? Class covers how to sell online safely. Learn tips and tricks to online payments, where to sell, and how to ship. 1 - 2 hr. class - $19 / $21 nonresidents 28193 RPCC 28194 RPCC

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Sat Mon

9 am 5 pm

Technology: Smartphone Photography Take photos with better composition using your smartphone! Learn the basic operations, how to store and send pictures, plus more. 1 - 2 hr. class - $19 / $21 nonresidents 28142 MRCC

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Thu

10 am

NEW! Technology: Smartphone Workshops Is your smartphone smarter than you? Learn the basic fundamentals of your device through helpful bi-weekly workshops. Purchase individually or take them all! Handouts included. 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $15 / $17 nonresidents 28144 MRCC Contacts & Calling 1/29 28145 MRCC Settings & Notifications 2/12 28146 MRCC Email & Text 2/26 28147 MRCC Apps 101 3/11

Wed Wed Wed Wed

10 am 10 am 10 am 10 am

1 - 2 hr. class - $19 / $21 nonresidents 27740 MBPC

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Tue

1 pm

Art: China Painting - Drop In Join in on friendly conversation and artistic collaboration each Friday morning with fellow china painters. Drop-in price includes china kiln firing. No instructor present. 1 - 3 hr. session - $3 pay at the door RPCC 1/3-4/24

Fri

9 am

NEW! Art: Hand Lettering for Beginners Try your hand at a new skill mimicking calligraphy fonts. Materials and hands-on instruction included. 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $25 / $28 nonresidents 28295 RPCC 3/11 Wed

6:30 pm

Art: Model Railroading University Discover your new favorite hobby! Learn to build a model railroad including bench work, tracklaying, wiring, structure building, and more. Call (913) 826-2830 for supplies list. 5 - 3 hr. sessions - $54 / $59 nonresidents 28148 MRCC 3/2 Mon

9 am

Art: Painter’s Palette Techniques, styles, and tips taught with pastel, watercolor, acrylic, or oil. Individual instruction and peer assistance provided. Punch cards expire three months from date of purchase. 5 Punch Art Card - $54 / $59 nonresidents 10 Punch Art Card - $106 / $117 nonresidents MRCC 1/2-4/30 Thu 1:30 pm TRCC 1/3-4/24 Fri 9:30 am TRCC 1/6-4/27 Mon 9:30 am Art: Sketching for Beginners In this free form class, the instructor will cover appropriate supplies for beginners, drawing proportionally, shading techniques, and help beginners get started on a new hobby! Supply list available online. 4 - 1 ½ hr. session - $45 / $50 nonresidents 28165 RPCC 2/6 Thu

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NEW! Technology: Social Media Unsure what apps are out there? Get help finding apps that can make your life easier, help you save money, and connect with others.

FINE & PERFORMING ARTS


Dance: Tap - Next Level Stomp, shuffle, and stamp to the next level of tap dance. Test out of Beginning Tap and build upon the fundamentals. Tap dance experience necessary.

THINK OUR PROGRAMS ARE NIFTY BUT NOT YET 50?

7 - 50 min. sessions - $53 / $58 nonresidents 28151 MRCC 2/17 Mon

While JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested are invited to call (913) 826-2975 for space availability.

Performing Group Music: New Horizons Band Concert Enjoy a relaxing night of music presented by the New Horizons Band. The top-notch entertainment is free of charge, donations welcome. 1 - 1 hr. concert - FREE, donations welcome 27641 JCAHC 3/17

Tue

7 pm

Performing Group Music: New Horizons Band Join our group of fun-loving musicians and be part of a truly special experience. A cooperative effort between UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Meyer Music, and JCPRD. Instruments required.

Art: Senior Arts Council Meet fellow artists and enjoy workshops, presentations, and demonstrations by featured artists. Members can sell their works at various exhibits. Meetings held the last Monday of each month.

11 - 2 hr. monthly meetings - $25 annual fee, pay at the door 27621 RPCC 1/27 Mon 1 pm

Art: Watercolor Painting Learn techniques, styles and tips. Individual instruction and peer assistance provided. Start anytime with a punch card. Punch cards expire three months from date of purchase. 5 Punch Art Card - $54 / $59 nonresidents 10 Punch Art Card - $106 / $117 nonresidents MRCC 1/7-4/28 Tue

3 pm

16 - 2 hr. sessions - $83 / $91 nonresidents 27644 RPCC 1/21

Tue

6 pm

Performing Group Vocal: The Side By Side Experience This group of easy-going singers welcomes you to have fun with music regardless of your skill level. Weekly rehearsals with performances throughout the community. 12 - 2 hr. sessions - $13 / $14 nonresidents 27743 MBPC 1/3 27744 MBPC 3/27

Fri Fri

12:30 pm 12:30 pm

1:30 pm

Art: Woodcarving - Drop-In Join fellow carvers as you work on individual projects and share ideas with others in this drop-in session. No instructor present, but plenty of carvers are willing to help.

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17 - 2 ½ hr. sessions - $3 pay at the door TRCC 1/7-4/28 Tue

9 am

Dance: Social - Tea Dance Dance the afternoon away with The Playboys! Enjoy live music from the big band era at our weekly tea dance. Individuals or couples welcome. Refreshments provided. 17 - 2 hr. dances - $5 pay at the door MBPC 1/3-4/24 Fri

2 pm

Dance: Sweethearts Tea Dance Spend this Valentine’s Day dancing to The Playboys. Bring your favorite sweet treat or potluck dish to share. Individuals or couples welcome. Refreshments provided. 1 - 2 hr. dance - $5 pay at the door. 28152 MBPC 2/14 Fri 2 pm Dance: Tap - Beginning Learn basic tap fundamentals such as the Waltz, Clog, and Rhythm Time Steps. Hard-soled or tap dance shoes required. No previous tap dance necessary. 7 - 50 min. sessions - $53 / $58 nonresidents 28149 MRCC 2/17 Mon

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Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


FITNESS & HEALTH Exercise: AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) LOW INTENSITY: This recreational chair-based exercise class includes range-of-motion exercises suitable for every fitness level and ability. Classes at Sunset Building and Asbury Methodist Church are Tai Chi. 1 - 45 min. workout - $3 pay at the door Irene B. French Sunset Building Roeland Park Community Center Spring Hill Civic Center Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse New Century Fieldhouse Matt Ross Community Center Matt Ross Community Center

M,W 10 am Mon 10 am M,W,F 10:30 am T,Th 1 pm Mon 1 pm T,Th 10:15 am Wed 1 pm Fri 10:45 am

Exercise: Chair Yoga Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga. Use the chair for support if needed during standing poses. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 27745 MBPC 1/7 Tue 10:30 am 27746 MBPC 1/9 Thu 10:30 am 27747 MBPC 3/3 Tue 10:30 am 27748 MBPC 3/5 Thu 10:30 am

NEW! Exercise: Outdoor Training Learn about the new fitness equipment in Meadowbrook Park from a certified personal trainer. Discover fun ways to get fit in the great outdoors. 3 - 50 min. session - $25 / $27 nonresidents 28199 MBPC 4/8 Wed 7 am Exercise: Tai Chi Yang Style Punch Card LOW INTENSITY: Relax! Enhance your balance and body awareness while gaining a peaceful sense of well-being through these slow, deliberate movements and postures.

5 Punch Card - $49 / $54 nonresidents (valid for 3 months) 10 Punch Card - $97/ $107 nonresidents (valid for 3 months) 20 Punch Card - $193 / $212 nonresidents (valid for 4 months) RPCC 1/2-4/30 Thu 5:30 pm

Exercise: Walking & Talking Beat the winter blues, meet new people, catch up with old friends, and feel great being active at the same time! Time and days subject to change. Ongoing - FREE NCF Okun

1/2-4/30 M-F 9 am - Noon 1/2-4/30 M-F 8 am - 10 am

For a complete list of 50 Plus Low Fee Programs, see page 44.

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Exercise: Zumba Gold LOW INTENSITY: This modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. Come ready to sweat, 6 - 50 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents 27660 Mill Creek Activity Center 2/26 Wed 6:30 pm 27661 Mill Creek Activity Center 4/8 Wed 6:30 pm 7 - 50 min. sessions - $54 / $59 nonresidents 27662 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/8 Wed 6:30 pm

NEW! Wellness: Balance Basics Learn exercises to increase balance and stability from both seated and standing positions. Focus on core strength and movement. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $63 / $69 nonresidents 28200 MBPC 1/6 Mon 7 - 50 min. sessions - $55 / $60 nonresidents 28202 MBPC 3/9 Mon

1 pm 1 pm

NEW! Wellness: Restorative Yoga Relax and find harmony with the mind and body. This class utilizes a yoga mat and props to hold longer poses for mediation. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $63 / $69 nonresidents 27749 MBPC 1/7 Tue 27750 MBPC 1/9 Thu 27751 MBPC 3/3 Tue 27752 MBPC 3/5 Thu

1 pm 1 pm 1 pm 1 pm

Adventure Walks: Spring Destinations Find your favorite trails all over the region! We provide transportation, lunch costs on your own. Please register at least one week prior to departure. 1 - 9 hr. outing - $28 / $31 nonresidents  LOESS BLUFFS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - Hike the

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hilly, wood-chipped trails that line the bluffs. Spot a wide variety of birds and wildlife. Lunch at Quackers Bar and Grill in Mound City, Mo. 27754 Antioch Park M 3/25 Wed 8 am  REPUBLICAN RIVER - Stroll through the woods on this paved trail that winds along the river in Junction City. Lunch at Thomas Taste of Chicago. 27755 Antioch Park E 4/8 Wed 8 am

NATURE & OUTDOORS The following symbols denote the level of exertion and walking surfaces for each of our outdoor programs: E = Easy (Smooth, even trail with slight elevation increases). M = Moderate (Natural or paved trail with elevation changes and variety of terrain) Recommended for participants with good balance and experience on nature trails. Use of hiking boots and walking sticks optional All outings depart from Antioch Park; we provide transportation. Cancellations for refunds (except in emergencies) must be received by the Friday before the scheduled hike. Inclement weather date is the following week. Staff will determine if weather conditions are suitable for hiking. Please bring your own water bottle. Lunch costs for Adventure Walks are on your own. Please register one week prior to departure.

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Nature Program: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area See the local flora and fauna both indoors and out. Explore the nature center and spend time hiking the trails. Lunch at Sinclair’s Restaurant. 1 - 6 hr. outing - $20 / $22 nonresidents 27757 Antioch Park E 4/22 Wed

9 am

Social Walks: Mill Creek Streamway’s Gary L. Haller Trail Join the new JCPRD Walking Club! Group will meet every Monday morning at a different trailhead. Every other week will be guided by staff. Meeting points provided upon registration. 8 - 1 hr. outings - $20 / $22 nonresidents (shirt included) 27758 Gary L. Haller Trail E 3/2 Mon 8 am

Wednesday Walks: Spring Strolling Make friends while exploring the great outdoors!

1 - 6 hr. outing - $20 / $22 nonresidents  KRUG PARK - Since 1902 this park has delighted St.

Joseph. Venture along the trail and out onto the famous Parkway. 27756 Antioch Park E 3/11 Wed 9 am

Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


SPECIAL EVENTS

SPORTS

Games: Valentine’s Day Lunch & Bingo Treat yourself to a special Valentine’s Day with a catered lunch and 12 games of bingo for a variety of prizes. Singles and couples welcome! Pre-registration required one week before event.

Golf: Tomahawk Hills Senior Golf League Members ages 55 and older golf every other Tuesday morning beginning in April. Dues and patron card required. For more information or to register, contact Rob Bennett at (913) 687-3700.

1 - 2 ½ hr. event - $15 / $16 nonresidents in advance; $18 / $19 nonresidents for registrations starting one week before event. Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. 28652 RPCC 2/14 Fri 11:30 am

Social Event: Afternoon Tea at the Clubhouse Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea complete with finger sandwiches, pastries, and several varieties of tea. Bring your favorite tea cup! 1 - 1 ½ hr. event - $15 / $16 nonresidents 27759 MBPC 3/5

Thu

3 pm

Social Event: Dinner with the Strolling Strings Shawnee Mission North’s Strolling Strings will wow the crowd as they fill the room with music. Socialize with friends over an Italian themed dinner. 1 - 2 hr. event - $15 / $16 nonresidents; $18 / $19 nonresidents for registrations starting one week before event. 27741 RPCC 4/20 Mon 5 pm

Social Event: Irish Celebration with Celtique Eat, drink and be Irish! Enjoy Irish treats, learn Gaelic dancing, and musical entertainment from Celtique. Instruments include guitar, tenor banjo, bodhran, and keyboards. 1 - 1 ½ hr. event - $13 / $14 nonresidents; $15 / $16 nonresidents for registrations starting one week before event. 28154 MRCC 3/12 Thu 1:30 pm

1 - 1 ½ hr. event - $13 / $14 nonresidents; $15 / $16 nonresidents for registrations starting one week before event. 28155 MRCC 4/3 Fri 1:30 pm

Travel: Travel Show Spend the afternoon meeting your 50 Plus Travel Professionals while previewing our scheduled destinations and beautiful vacation spots. Please RSVP to (913) 826-2975. 1 - 3 hr. event - FREE MBPC

2/25 Tue

1 pm

$3 per person per day MRCC M-F 9 am - 1 pm TRCC M-F 9 am - Noon 10 Punch Card - $35 or 20 Punch Card - $75 Or Drop-in Fee: $4 per person per day New Century Fieldhouse T,W,Th 9 am - 1 pm

Pickleball: Pickleball Beginning Lessons Learn how to play the game your friends are talking about! Equipment provided and space is limited. 1 - 2 hr. lesson - $13 / $14 nonresidents 28157 NCF 1/15 28161 MRCC 1/31 28158 NCF 2/12 28162 MRCC 2/18 28159 NCF 3/11 28163 MRCC 3/26 28160 NCF 4/8 28164 MRCC 4/21

Wed Thu Wed Tue Wed Thu Wed Tue

10 am 9 am 10 am 9 am 10 am 9 am 10 am 9 am

Pickleball: Pickleball Workshops Designed for beginner and intermediate players who want to take their Pickleball game to the next level. Space is limited. 1 - 1 ½ hr. workshop - $12 / $13 nonresidents 28167 MRCC Dink / Block 1/30 Thu 28168 MRCC Lob / Return 2/18 Tue 28169 MRCC Smash / Return 3/26 Thu 28170 MRCC Footwork /Strategy 4/21 Tue

11 am 11 am 11 am 11 am

Pickleball: Pickleball Potluck Show off your skills on the court and in the kitchen! We provide the main course; you bring the sides and desserts! Sign-up by emailing mallory.ozier@jocogov.org. 1 - 1 hr. event - FREE MRCC

2/6

Thu

Noon

Pickleball: Winter Rally Pickleball Tournament Beat the winter blues and show your competitive spirit! Divisions available for gender and mixed doubles. Visit www.jcprd.com/770/Pickleball for more information. This tournament is expected to fill. 1 - 9 hr. tournament - $26 28173 BVRC Hilltop

1/17

Fri

8 am

Check out our new Pickleball Spring League at Meadowbrook Park, see page 43.

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NEW! Social Event: Musical Delight with Dansby Vogler You loved him at Senior Follies, now delight in an afternoon of sweet acoustic melodies from working musician and performing songwriter, Dansby Vogler. Refreshments provided.

Pickleball: Drop-in Play Join fellow pickleball enthusiasts for play and practice! Times and days are subject to change due to indoor court availability. Equipment available.


TRAVEL Social Outings: Hit the town on a social outing to discover a new city, a boutique, restaurant, or local event. Meal costs are on your own, and transportation will be in district vehicles. Outings depart from Antioch Park. Pre-paid ticket costs and a $5 processing fee will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Within seven days of trip, cancellations are non-refundable. For more information or to register, please call (913) 831-3359

New day trip offers exploration and adventure Wild animals and travel to exotic places are the subjects of a 50 Plus Day Trip called Explorations & Adventure set for late April. Participants will tour the Cedar Cove Feline Sanctuary near Louisburg, and then visit the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute. Lunch at the Timber Creek Bar & Grill in Louisburg is also included.

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“Cedar Cove has been open since August 2000, and is a non-profit organization devoted to the care and preservation of endangered large cats that educates the public on their behavior, physiology, habitats, and the dangers of extinction,” explained Recreation Specialist Kari Baesel. “You can also see the animals up close in their cages.”

Social Outing: College Basketball Experience More than just a museum, interact with the high-energy exhibits and walk through the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. We’ll stop for lunch after.

1 - 5 hr. event - $23 / $25 nonresidents (includes entry fee, lunch costs on your own) 27787 Antioch Park 1/29 Wed 9:30 am

Social Outing: Discover Downtown Emporia, Kansas Walk and explore geology and natural history museums, art centers, and historical buildings. Visit the college campus or shop for antiques. 1 - 7 hr. event - $29 / $33 nonresidents (lunch costs on your own) 27760 Antioch Park 4/3 Fri 9 am

Social Outing: New Theatre & Restaurant: “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” Laugh along this comic adventure of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men out to save the day against The Evil Sir Guy. Starring Tony & Emmy Winner, Hal Linden from “Barney Miller.”

1 - 4 ½ hr. event - $44 / $49 nonresidents (transportation, meal, and show cost included) 28649 Antioch Park 1/22 Wed 11 am

The museum in Chanute gives a glimpse into the world and accomplishments of these early adventurers, who from 1917 to 1937 embarked on a series of trips to study the wildlife and peoples of East and Central Africa, the South Pacific Islands, and British North Borneo. The film and photographs they brought back offered many Americans their first understanding of these distant lands.

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Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


Social Outing: New Theatre & Restaurant: “Church Ladies Basement” A hilarious musical comedy that mixes the silliness of “Nunsense” with the homespun humor of “Prairie Home Companion.” It’s a celebration of the church basement kitchens everywhere and the wonderful, unsung women who work there.

1 - 4 ½ hr. event - $44 / $49 nonresidents (transportation, meal, and show cost included) 28650 Antioch Park 2/12 Wed 11 am

Social Outing: New Theatre & Restaurant: “Million Dollar Quartet” The smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.

1 - 4 ½ hr. event - $46 / $51 nonresidents (transportation, meal, and show cost included) 28651 Antioch Park 7/1 Wed 11 am

Day Trips: Let us take the worry out of driving and planning as you enjoy a full day of entertainment, education, and fun. Prices include tickets, admission, guided tours, meals (unless noted), tips, transportation, and a tour escort. Trips depart from Antioch Park in the lower level of the north parking lot. Please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to departure time for motor coach boarding. A $5 processing fee and any pre-paid costs will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Within seven days of trip, cancellations are non-refundable. For more information or to register, please call (913) 826-2975.

1 - 12 ½ hr. event - $97 (includes lunch) 28055 Antioch Park 1/21

Tue

6:45 am

Day Trip: Tour Topeka Travel to Topeka, Kan. and visit the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. After touring the fantastic museum, take a guided tour of the beautiful Kansas Capital. After lunch at Blind Tiger Brewery see the renowned Tiffany windows inside the First Presbyterian Church in Topeka before returning home. 1 - 8 ½ hr. event - $73 (includes lunch) 28056 Antioch Park 2/20

Thu

8:30 am

We also offer adventure, social, and Wednesday walks on page 52.

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1 - 11 ½ hr. event - $85 (includes lunch) 28058 Antioch Park 3/10

Tue

7 am

Day Trip: Underground Tunnel Tour the Carroll Museum to see what life was like in the 1880s in this beautiful Victorian mansion. Next visit the tunnels in Leavenworth, which is believed were used in the Underground Railroad. Enjoy lunch served by the Harvey Girls before riding the C.W Parker Carousel from 1913, and visiting the museum. 1 - 7 ½ hr. event - $82 (includes lunch) 26822 Antioch Park 3/24

Tue

8:15 am

Day Trip: Life Behind Bars Travel to Jefferson City with Darryl Burton a former inmate, hear how he was wrongly convicted and spent years at the Missouri State Penitentiary. He will journey with us and give us insight to the real story. Enjoy lunch at Prison Brews. (Lots of walking and stairs.) 1 - 11 hr. event - $93 (includes lunch) 28059 Antioch Park 4/17

Fri

7:15 am

Day Trip: Explorations & Adventure Experience the closest thing the Kansas plains have to a safari. Embark on a tour of the Cedar Cove Feline Sanctuary and learn about the large exotic cats that live there. After lunch travel to Chanute, Kan., and see the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum. Relive the couples’ travels through Africa, the South Pacific Islands, and more. 1 - 8 ½ hr. event - $85 (includes lunch) 28071 Antioch Park 4/30

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9:15 am

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Day Trip: Light & Dark Explore the salt mines 650 feet below earth’s surface in Hutchison, Kan. Take a guided tram tour and see raw salt as you explore the mine. Spend the afternoon at the Kansas Cosmosphere an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute. Tour of the Hall of Space museum, and more.

Day Trip: A Walk With Winston Tour the National Churchill Museum and see part of the Berlin Wall. Enjoy lunch at Westminster College before going to a wine tasting at Serenity Valley Winery. Visit Green Meadow Barn and see amazing furniture made out of reclaimed barn wood. Each piece tells a story from the past.


Extended Trips Enjoy the benefits of traveling worldwide with 50 Plus. Meet fellow travelers, discuss details, and get your questions answered at our travel show and pre-trip meetings. Advantages include free secure parking at Antioch Park, transfers to and from the airport, and luggage handling. Prices include airfare and ground transportation, four to five-star lodging, most meals, guided tours, and a post trip reunion luncheon. When there are 15 or more in our group, travel with a 50 Plus escort who will provide a trip journal, CD with photos, and a slide show to show to your friends and family! For more information about 50 Plus travel opportunities, call (913) 826-2975.

Extended Trip: The Best of Eastern Canada July 15 - 23, 2020, 9 Days, 11 Meals Witness the incredible power of Mother Nature at breathtaking Niagara Falls. Discover Niagara-on-the-Lake with quaint local shops and a charming atmosphere. Become acquainted with Ottawa as you explore the city. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Montreal with a stop high atop Mount Royal. $3,624 per person (double occupancy) $4,624 per person (single occupancy) Registration deadline: Jan. 8, 2020.

Where Do YOU Want To Go? Travel wherever you want, whenever you want. 50 PLUS

Our World Connect program provides the same service, loyalty program, and discounts as our pre-planned group trips. Let us take the worry out of travel planning with daily itineraries, professionally-guided tours, quality lodging, meals, luggage handling, and transportation including airfare and airport transfers.

(913) 826-2975

$5,374 per person (Lower Cabin double occupancy) $6,074 per person (Middle Cabin double occupancy) $6,374 per person (Upper Cabin double occupancy) Registration deadline: Dec. 11, 2019.

Extended Trip: Highlights of Norway, Sept. 11 - 19, 2020, 9 Days, 12 Meals Travel across the dramatic Sognefjord to the Briksdal Glacier. Immerse yourself in Oslo’s rich history on a city tour. Embark on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise. Get an up-close look at Bergen’s harbor front on a guided walk. Witness scenic wilderness along the Flam Railway. $4,474 per person (double occupancy) $5,074 per person (single occupancy) Registration deadline: March 12, 2020.

Extended Trip: Shades of Ireland, Oct. 3 - 12, 2020, 10 Days, 13 Meals Experience Ireland’s vibrant capital city Dublin during a city tour. Stand in awe of the stunning 700-foot high Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy the Ring of Kerry, one of the world’s great coastal roads. Kiss the famed Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. $3,824 per person (double occupancy) $4,424 per person (single occupancy) Registration deadline: July 3, 2020.

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Extended Trip: Magical Rhine and Moselle, Aug. 10 - 19, 2020, 10 Days, 22 Meals Set out on a 7-night cruise along the Rhine. Explore the picturesque town of Rudesheim. Cruise the famous canals of Amsterdam and join a local guide for a city tour. Stroll Cologne’s Old Town during a walking tour. Discover lovely Strasbourg on a guided tour.

For more information about 50 Plus travel opportunities, full itinerary brochures and pricing of the trips listed below call (913) 826-2975. All prices include airfare. Also visit JCPRD.com/169/Travel for details!

DON’T MISS OUR TRAVEL SHOW! Tuesday, February 25 See page 53

“Oh the places we’ll go!”

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The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County

Your help is needed! The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County is working to improve parks, trails, programs, activities, and the arts across our community. The foundation supports programs and greenspace initiatives that make a difference through memberships and philanthropic donations.

50 PLUS

Your dollars help us achieve the mission of the foundation to promote the development and sustainability of parks, trails, greenspace, recreation, and the arts. Through our strategic initiatives, we work in targeted ways to advance that mission. Join us in this work by making a donation or purchasing a membership today that supports the Johnson County Park and Recreation District, now and in the future.

7900 Renner Road ď Ź (913) 826-3448 ď Ź jcprdfoundation.org Program locations, page 61

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Start Your Career with JCPRD! Full-time & Part-time positions available

Holiday Tree Recycling December 26 through January 31 Trees collected at four locations

Daily from 7:30 am to 8 pm 6 am at Shawnee Mission Park

No yard waste accepted - only holiday trees. To help protect the environment, wrappers should be removed from the discarded trees as well as any remaining decorations; particularly "icicles" and decorations made from mylar, shiny plastic, or aluminum.

 Big Bull Creek Park, 20425 Sunflower Road, Edgerton  Heritage Park Marina, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe  Kill Creek Park Marina, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe  Shawnee Mission Park, The Theatre in the Park parking lot, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply today at

For more information call (913) 888-4713 or visit JCPRD.com

50 PLUS

JCPRD.com/jobs

Program Sponsor

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FISHING, BOATING & ARCHERY (913) 888-4713 Fishing Permits Johnson County Residents 16-64/nonres 16 & older ....... $10 / $20 One Day Permit (including trout) 16 & older ....................................$10 Kansas State Fishing License may also be required, depending on age.

Annual Trout Permits Ages 16 & older - residents/nonresidents .............................$20 / $30 Ages 15 & under - residents/nonresidents......................................... $15

Combination Fishing & Trout Permits Ages 16-64 - residents/nonresidents .......................................$30 / $50 Ages 65 & Older - Johnson County residents .................................$20

Boating Permits Johnson County residents/nonresidents ..............................$20 / $30 Johnson County resident 65 & Older .................................................. $15 One Day Permit..............................................................................................$10

Combination Fishing & Boating Permits

Ages 16-64 - residents/nonresidents .......................................$30 / $50 Ages 65 & Older residents ........................................................................ $15 One Day Fishing & Boating ......................................................................$20

RESERVATIONS

(913) 831-3359

Picnic Shelters Half days are 8 am to 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm to 10 pm (9 pm at AP) Full days are 8 am to 10 pm - except AP shelters: 8 am to 9 pm Off-Season (Oct. 16 - April 14) Shelter Reservations are 50 percent off the in-season fees.

Medium Shelters - fees are non-refundable! Johnson County Residents: $60 for half day or $85 for full day Nonresidents: $75 for half day or $115 for full day Medium Shelters: Antioch Park #1, 2, 4 & patio shelter; Ernie Miller Park #1; Heritage Park #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 10; Kill Creek Park #2, 3 & 4; Lexington Lake Park #1; Meadowbrook Park #1, 2 & 3; Mill Creek Streamway Park #1, 2 & 3; Shawnee Mission Park #3, 5, 6, 7, & 11; Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park #1, Sunflower Park, #1. Large Shelters - fees are non-refundable! Johnson County Residents: $80 for half day or $115 full day. Nonresidents: $105 for half day or $160 for full day. Large shelters: Antioch Park #3; Big Bull Creek Park #1 & 2; Heritage Park #7 & 9; Kill Creek Park #1; and Shawnee Mission Park #1, 2, 4, 8, 10 & 12. Fire Circles

Ages 16-64 - residents/nonresidents 16 & Older .............. $50 / $80 Ages 65 & Older - Johnson County resident ................................... $35 One Day Fishing, Boating, & Trout .......................................................$20

Shawnee Mission Park: Near Shelters #2, 8, & 10, the “Memorial� Circle between shelters #5 & 6 and another east of the boat ramp. Antioch Park: Near Shelter #2 Cost per time frame/nonresidents ............................................... $10 / $15

Archery Permits

Organized Group Camping - Available for Not-For-

Combination Fishing/Boating/Trout

Annual residents/nonresidents (13 & older) ..........................$15 / $20 One Day Permit - residents/nonresidents (13 & older) ........$5 / $7

Profit youth groups at Shawnee Mission and Big Bull Creek parks (913) 826-3438 and TimberRidge Adventure Center (913) 856-8849.

GENERAL USE ACTIVITY PERMITS

(913) 888-4713

The following activities require a permit in district parks - any fees are noted. Metal Detector residents/nonresidents ............................................ $6 / $11 Individual Model Rocket ............................................................... No Charge Group Model Rocket (call (913) 438-7275) ................................ No Charge

Rob Wilkin, HPGC Head PGA Pro & Mngr of Golf Operations

Remote-Controlled Vehicles.......................................................... No Charge Remote-Controlled Boats (no gasoline engines allowed)......... No Charge On-Line Flying......................................................................................... No Charge

Jay Lispi, THGC Head PGA Pro & Mngr of Golf Operations

Whether your game is best suited for a wide-open and lengthy links challenge or a classic and tree-lined round over rolling hills, we have a course just for you! Our PGA pros are available for club fittings, private and group lessons for youth and adults, tournament and league coordination, event and

Call for tee times or visit www.JCPRD.com/golf for seasonal specials! Program locations, page 61

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Specializing in Weddings Whether for a corporate event, family reunion, wedding, rehearsal dinner, birthday, holiday, or other occassion, we have great venues which are customizable to meet your specific needs.

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center The event space accommodates 300, with multiple layout options available. Space can be divided into two separate rooms with a capacity of 200 and 100. Finishing kitchen available. Multiple other options are also available including The Black Box Theatre, studios, and a conference room. You can also host your next after-hours intimate reception for up to 100 people inside the Johnson County Museum. For information, call (913) 826-2787 or visit www.jcprd.com/facilities.

Heritage Park Golf Course

The Green Room is a spacious room with wet bar, scenic window views of the golf course, and seating for 100 guests.

Tomahawk Hills Golf Course

The Elmridge Room seats up to 120 with ease. Amenities include a catering bar and kitchenette with a microwave oven, sink, and refrigerator.

Roeland Park Community Center Features three rooms accommodating 40-50 people, multi-purpose room with kitchen and stage for up to 125 people, and an outdoor gazebo. Call (913) 826-3160 for information.

The TimberRidge Adventure Center The TimberRidge Adventure Center offers both indoor and outdoor facilities. The Whispering Pine shelter accommodates 200 people, is equipped with a limestone fireplace, attached restrooms, and overlooks scenic Catfish Pond. The Welcome Center includes a full size kitchen, restroom facilities, a large outdoor deck which wraps around the building, and can accommodate 80 people. Other amenities include: challenge course, Hawk’s Nest Climbing Tower, canoes, pedal boats, archery, BB gun range, hiking, and fishing. Call (913) 8568849 for information.

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse The Rosewood Room boasts beautiful views from its wall of ceiling to floor windows and inviting stone faced fireplace. The Rosewood Room accommodates up to 190 guests and can also be divided into two rooms accommodating 130 or 60 guests. The Birch Room is a classroom that can be used for many different purposes and accommodates up to 55 guests.

Mildale Farm Mildale Farm is JCPRD’s premier event facility and the perfect venue for any special event. The on-site facilities feature unique lodging and large event accommodations beautifully situated on 22 rolling acres. The property allows for indoor and outdoor events hosting up to 400 guests.

The Theatre in the Park: Corporate/Special Events Located on 10 acres in the northeast corner of Shawnee Mission Park, the Theatre in the Park is one of the best outdoor venues in the metro area. This venue is perfect for special events, festivals, corporate gatherings, fundraising events, and other public attractions where you need a large amount of space, a city-wide location, and a reasonable price.

The Pavilion at the Theatre in the Park The Pavilion is located adjacent to the Theatre in the Park. This spectacular structure features a limestone fireplace, a fire pit, attached restrooms, and ample parking. The Pavilion has picnic table seating for up to 240 guests and allows for additional seating to accommodate up to 400 guests. .

Contact Facility Rentals at (913) 826-2957 or email info@jcprd.com **All above mentioned venues are open vendor and allow alcohol. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Contact us about other options including park shelters, Ernie Miller Nature Center, game fields, court rentals, and more.

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PROGRAM LOCATIONS  68’s Inside Fitness Facility 11301 W. 88th Street, Overland Park

 Kill Creek Park 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe

 68’s Inside The Fields Facility 9111 Flint Street, Overland Park

 Lanesfield Historic Site 18745 S. Dillie Road, Edgerton

 (AP) Antioch Park 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam

 (MRCC) Matt Ross Community Center 8101 Marty Street, Overland Park

 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 6545 W. 151st Street, Stanley  BVRC Hilltop 7720W. 123rd Street, Overland Park

 (MBPC) Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 9101 Nall Avenue, Prairie Village

 Champion Martial Arts Center 10390 Mastin St., Overland Park

 (MASC) Mid-America Sports Complex 20000 Johnson Drive, Shawnee

 (EM Park/EMNC/EM Nature Center) Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center 909 North K-7 Highway, Olathe

 (MAWSC) Mid-America West Sports Complex & Okun Fieldhouse 20200 Johnson Drive, Shawnee

 Genesis Health Club 6700 W. 110th Street, Overland Park  Genesis Health Club KCRC 6501 E. Frontage Road, Merriam  Gracie Jiu-Jitsu OP 16131 Foster, Overland Park  Heartland Fencing Academy 6600 College Blvd, Suite 340, Overland Park  (HP) Heritage Park & (HPGC) Golf Course 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe

 Shawnee Mission Northwest High School 12701 W. 67th Street, Shawnee  (SMP) Shawnee Mission Park & Lake 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee & Lenexa  (SMSD Aquatic Center) Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center 17251 W. 87th Street, Lenexa  Shawnee Mission West High School 8800 W. 85th Street, Overland Park  Spring Hill Civic Center 401 N. Madison, Spring Hill  Sunset Building 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe

 Mildale Farm 35250 W. 199th Street, Edgerton

 Theatre in the Park 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee

 (MCAC) Mill Creek Activity Center 6518 Vista Drive, Shawnee

 TimberRidge Adventure Center 12300 S. Homestead Lane, Olathe

 (NCF) New Century Fieldhouse 551 New Century Pkwy, near Gardner

 Tomahawk Hills Golf Course 17501 Midland Dr., Shawnee

 Okun Fieldhouse - same as MAWSC

 (TRCC) Tomahawk Ridge Community Center 11902 Lowell, Overland Park

 (OPRC) Overland Park Racquet Club 6800 W. 91st Street, Overland Park  (RPAC/RPCC) Roeland Park Community Center & Sports Dome 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park

 Heritage Park Soccer Fields 17255 Lackman Road, Olathe

Be safe and enjoy your time with us!

 Horizons High School 5900 Lamar Avenue, Mission  IBT Inc. Parking Lot 9400 W. 55th Street, Merriam  Irene B. French Community Center 5701 Merriam Drive, Merriam  (JCAHC) Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center & Johnson County Museum 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park  JCPRD Admin. Building - same as SMP  Kansas City Ice Center 19900 Johnson Drive, Shawnee  (KCFC) KC Fencing Center 9900 Antioch, OP (at BIAV)

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STREAMWAY PARK SYSTEM A county-wide system of linear parks providing a network of trails for hiking, bicycling, jogging, and horseback riding including cooperative ventures with local cities.

KILL CREEK STREAMWAY PARK*

6.8 miles of completed trail ACCESS POINTS: • Shelter #1 within Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Ln., Olathe • 33460 W. 95th St., De Soto (includes 13.5-acre off-leash dog area).

COFFEE CREEK STREAMWAY PARK*

3.4 miles of completed trail ACCESS POINTS: • Near Shelters #9 & #10 within Heritage Park, 16445 Lackman Road, Olathe

• Arthur & Betty Verhaeghe Park - 11401 W. 167th St., OP

JCPRD PARKS & FACILITIES - MAP LOCATIONS

77 Shawnee Mission Park 7900 Renner Road, Lenexa & Shawnee • Admin. Offices (913) 438-7275 • Visitor Services (913) 888-4713 • Park Police HQ (913) 438-7275 or Dispatcher (913) 782-0720

9 Antioch Park 9

19 New Century Fieldhouse 19

10 10 Matt Ross Community Center

8101 Marty Street, Overland Park • 50 Plus Offices (913) 826-2830 11 Lexington Lake Park 11

44 Mill Creek Activity Center 6518 Vista Drive, Shawnee • Offices (913) 826-2950 • JCPRD Gymnastics Center (913) 826-2954

66 Theatre in the Park 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee • Offices (913) 831-2787

18 Ernie Miller Park* 18

6501 Antioch, Merriam • Recreation Offices (913) 831-3355 • Registration (913) 831-3359 • Fax (913) 831-6336

33 Mid-America Sports Complex 20000 Johnson Dr., Shawnee • Okun Fieldhouse (913) 826-2900

8850 Sunflower Road, DeSoto, Kan. 12 Shawnee Mission School District 12 Aquatic Center 17251 W. 87th St., Lenexa • Aquatic Office (913) 993-8400

13 Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center 13

8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park • Johnson County Museum (913) 826-2787

14 Meadowbrook Park & Clubhouse 14 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village

15 15 Sunflower Nature Park*

36915 W. 103rd St, Eudora 16 Kill Creek Park 16

11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe • TimberRidge Adv. Center (913) 856-8849

17 17 Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park*

12500 W. 119th St., Overland Park

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8 Cedar Creek Boat Ramp

Kansas River Access 8265 S. Gardner Rd., Olathe

22 Mid-America West Sports Complex 20200 Johnson Dr., Shawnee • Offices (913) 826-2900

17501 Midland Dr., Shawnee • Offices (913) 631-8000

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11 Roeland Park Sports Dome, Community Center 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park • Sports Dome (913) 362-8700 • Child Care Center (913) 826-3170 • 50 Plus Offices (913) 826-3160

5 Tomahawk Hills Golf Course

MILL CREEK STREAMWAY PARK*

17 miles of the Gary L. Haller Trail completed. ACCESS POINTS: 1700 Northgate St. east of Woodland, Olathe 11344 S. Millview west of Ridgeview Rd., Olathe 18459 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa 19803 W. 87th Lane, Lenexa Shawnee Mission Park near Shelter #8 & north end of dam, Lenexa 19405 Midland Dr. west of I-435 at Shawnee Mission Prkwy., Shawnee North of Shawnee Mission Prkwy at 5946 Barker Rd., Shawnee 19425 Wilder Dr., near the intersection with Holliday Dr., Shawnee

909 N. K-7 Highway, Olathe • Nature Center (913) 826-2800 551 New Century Pkwy, (near Gardner) • For info (913) 826-2850 • Olathe/Gardner 50 Plus Offices (913) 826-2830 20 Heritage Park 20 16050 Pflumm Rd., Olathe • Golf Course (913) 829-4653 16445 Lackman Road, Olathe 21 21 White Fox Manor

17065 Lackman Rd., Olathe • Offices (913) 592-3650 22 22 Camp Branch Glade*

175th & Mission Road, Aubry Twp 23 23 Lanesfield Historic Site

18745 S Dillie Road, Edgerton (913) 826-2787 24 24 Mildale Farm

35250 W. 199th St., Edgerton • For info (913) 826-2957 25 25 Stilwell Community Park*

207th & Metcalf, Stilwell 26 26 Big Bull Creek Park

20425 Sunflower Road, Edgerton

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JCPRD PARKS & FACILITIES MAP

SUMMER PARK HOURS

WINTER PARK HOURS

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Big Bull Creek, Heritage, Kill Creek, Lexington Lake, Meadowbrook, and Shawnee Mission parks 5 am - 11 pm

Antioch, Big Bull Creek, Heritage, Lexington Lake, Meadowbrook, and Kill Creek parks 7:30 am - 8 pm

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OUR SUMMER VISION IS CLEAR! The 2020 JCPRD Summer Camp Guide will be available online and for pick up at all JoCo libraries and JCPRD facilities after January 23. Whether your summer involves sports or nature, arts or science, leadership or computers, our guide lists more than 50 camp choices for ages three through 18 to help you get the most out of your summer. Camps will take place throughout Johnson County between June and August and include full-day and shorter specialty camp options.

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