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Welcome Inside this catalog, you’ll find hundreds of programs to keep you active this fall and early winter. We’ve got everything from the Second Annual Park Palooza to winter break camps, to classes, trips, and lots of special events planned for your enjoyment. Keep in mind that additional information and details about most of our programs are available on our updated and improved website at JCPRD.com. With the exception of the Special Events section, which has age-based subheadings, our catalog is generally organized by age-based sections with topic-related subheadings. 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.

About Our Cover Fall hayrides are a long-time tradition with the Johnson County Park & Recreation District! There’s no better way to gather with friends and family to enjoy the crisp fall air as the leaves display the change from summer to autumn. Each year, we offer opportunities for Fall Group Hayrides from mid-September to mid-November at both Shawnee Mission and Heritage parks (page 12). Apple cider and a fire to roast marshmallows are part of these outings as well. There are also two dates for individuals and smaller groups to enjoy similar Public Hayrides in Shawnee Mission Park, set this year on Sept. 30 and Nov. 4 (page 12). Two of JCPRD’s major fall special events also offer chances for free hayrides. Shown here are hayrides offered during Park Palooza, which returns to The Theatre in the Park complex for a second year on Sept. 16 (page 11). Hayrides are also part of the Mildale Farm Fall Fest on Oct. 27 (page 11).

While it’s no longer in our printed catalog, our JCPRD U holistic wellness initiative is still available for most programs for ages three to 18. You’ll find information about which wellness dimension applies to each program as part of the online descriptions for the applicable programs.

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Inclusive playgrounds meant to be fun and accessible for all

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You’re invited to Park Palooza on Sept. 16 Chase your travel dreams one day trip at a time

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How to Register Online Two easy ways to search! Use this catalog to choose the classes you’re interested in. Go to the Johnson County Park & Recreation District website at www.JCPRD.com. Click on Register for Activities. 1

Using the search bar, enter the course ID number associated with the class. (For example: if you’re interested in the class “Art: Basic Drawing (Ages 8-12) on page 26, enter the course ID number for the specific date and time you’d like to register for.)

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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)

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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: WAIVER STATEMENT: The undersigned states that he/she understands that the Johnson County Park & 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 & 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 & 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

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 Resident and Nonresident Fees 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 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.  Class Transfers 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 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.

 Scholarships 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.

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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-date‌and sign up to receive text and email alerts for your favorites! *Those calling from a landline phone must dial 1 before calling these numbers.

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l 50 Plus Programs...............................................*(913) 686-6030 x 10

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

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

l Camp Branch Glade.....................................(913) 686-6220 x 2

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

l Coffee Creek Streamway Park................(913) 686-6220 x 3

l Gymnastics..........................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 22

l Ernie Miller Park........................................... (913) 686-6220 x 4

l Hayrides..................................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 18

l Heritage Park.................................................. (913) 686-6220 x 5

l Heritage Park Softball..................................... *(913) 686-6030 x 7

l Kill Creek Park & Equestrian Trail....... (913) 686-6220 x 6

l Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center..........(913) 826-2787 l JCPRD Admin Bldg. in Shawnee Mission Park.. (913) 888-4713 l Kill Creek Park Beach & Marina.................*(913) 686-6030 x 17 l Masters Swim Team........................................*(913) 686-6030 x 25 l Mid-America Baseball.....................................*(913) 686-6030 x 4 l Mid-America Flag Football............................ *(913) 686-6030 x 5 l Mid-America Softball...................................... *(913) 686-6030 x 3 l Mid-America West Sports Complex........*(913) 686-6030 x 6 l Mill Creek Activity Center..........................*(913) 686-6030 x 22 l New Century Fieldhouse................................ *(913) 686-6030 x 2 l Okun Fieldhouse.................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 8 l Roeland Park Aquatic Center.....................*(913) 686-6030 x 21 l Roeland Park Community Center.............*(913) 686-6030 x 9 l Roeland Park Sports Dome.........................*(913) 686-6030 x 12 l Special Events.....................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 16 l Special Olympics...............................................*(913) 686-6030 x 14

l Kill Creek Streamway Park.................... (913) 686-6220 x 13 l Lexington Lake Park.....................................(913) 686-6220 x 7 l Mill Creek Streamway Park................... (913) 686-6220 x 12 l Shawnee Mission Park............................... (913) 686-6220 x 8 l Stilwell Community Park......................... (913) 686-6220 x 9 l Sunflower Nature Park.............................(913) 686-6220 x 10 l Thomas S. Stoll Park................................... (913) 686-6220 x 11

Mountain Biking & Hiking Trails Search for Urban Trail Co l Kill Creek Park.................................................(913) 204-0204 x 5 l Lexington Lake Park.................................... (913) 204-0204 x 6 l Shawnee Mission Park..............................(913) 204-0204 x 10 l Shawnee Mission Park - Pump Track...(913) 204-0204 x 11 l Shawnee Mission Park South Shore....(913) 204-0204 x 20

l Stoll Park Soccer.................................................. *(913) 686-6030 x 1 l Shawnee Mission Park Beach......................*(913) 686-6030 x 19 l Shawnee Mission Park Marina................. *(913) 686-6030 x 20 l Swim Lessons.......................................................*(913) 686-6030 x 13

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.

Our Commitment To You Your satisfaction is our goal. We have a proud 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.

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

JCAHC Hours of Operation Monday - Friday: 9 am - 9 pm Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm Sunday: Closed*

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Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm The JCAHC is also home to the Arts Council of Johnson County, the Overland Park Historical Society, and Johnson County Developmental Supports’ Emerging Artists Program.

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Museum General Admission Prices $5 adults / $4 seniors, 60+/ $3 children, 1-18 / Under 1 free All applicable sales taxes included. Museum program and fieldtrip info line (913) 715-2570

(913) 826-ARTS (2787)

Also check out Lanesfield Historic Site, 18745 S. Dillie Road, Edgerton, KS

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Museum’s temporary exhibit takes another look at the 1920s Showing visitors that the reality about the 1920s is much more complicated and tumultuous than popular ideas would indicate is one objective for a new temporary exhibit at the Johnson County Museum. Called The Turbulent Twenties, the exhibit coordinates with the 2018 centennial of the ending of World War I, and will run from Aug. 25 through May 11. “A new modern era begins in the United States after the war, and the exhibit highlights those changes in the social, cultural, political, and economic lives of Americans,” said Museum Director Mindi Love. “PostWorld War I America is often presented as a triumphant decade for the country: the U.S. was victorious in the war, technology and mass production led to the appearance of societal and economic prosperity, and popular culture led to the decade’s nickname “The Roaring Twenties.” Yet below the veil of American victory and prosperity, the long 1920s were a decade of tumult and fractured American society. The decade also saw the rise of nativist movements including a resurgence of the Klu Klux Klan, voting rights for women, and national prohibition. The 1918 flu pandemic, often referred to as the Spanish Flu, also had a lasting impact.” The Turbulent Twenties exhibit will fill a 1,600 square foot gallery space with more than 100 images and over 50 objects, plus music, and video. The museum collaborated with the National World War I Museum, Kansas State Historical Society, Kansas City Museum, and the Indiana State Museum to secure objects. Images have been secured from over twenty institutions.

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The exhibit will provide visitors with a national view of the issues, while also highlighting how the local region responded. Love said other objectives for the exhibit are: exploring connections between Johnson County, the state of Kansas, and the larger national history of the decade; and drawing connections between the 1920s and our current society and culture. Officials project that over the exhibit’s eight-plus month run, more than 50,000 people will visit. Several tie-in programs and events are being planned, including a Lunch and Learn about the 1918 flu pandemic on Sept. 12 titled The Flu: Worse than the Black Death. See page 38 for more information. The exhibit is included with regular museum admission rates of $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $3 for children. For more information about the museum or this exhibit, go to jcprd. com/museum.

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Inclusive Playgrounds meant to be fun and accessible for all Making sure they’re fun for everyone, is one of the top goals for JCPRD’s two new inclusive playgrounds. “Hopefully, lots of families will come there, whether they have special needs children or not; they’re just going to come because they’re really fun playgrounds,” said Planning and Development Manager Cliff Middleton. “Of course, having something that accommodates kids with special needs will be popular, too.”

Both projects also include a nearby restroom building with four extra large stalls meant to provide extra space for someone to be able to assist youth with special needs. The Stilwell project also includes a picnic shelter. Unique elements of the playgrounds include a recessed merry go round which can accommodate a wheelchair at the Stilwell site, and piece of play equipment called a Sway Fun Glider at the Shawnee Mission Park site which can also accommodate a wheelchair.

As of press time, officials anticipated an inclusive playground at the Stilwell Community Park would have a late July or early August opening, while construction on an inclusive playground in the north Walnut Grove area of Shawnee Mission Park was just getting under way, with a tentative October opening expected. Sometimes also called universal playgrounds, inclusive playgrounds are meant to enable all children to play together without physical or social barriers. “There are some common elements between the two (JCPRD inclusive playgrounds), but we did try to make them different enough that you might want to take your family to one on one weekend, and you might want to go to the other the next weekend,” Middleton said. Both playgrounds will feature: sloped areas with climbing elements; areas with musical instruments; swings of some kind; shade structures with a mister element, double-wide slides, and rolling slide tables that participants can pull themselves along.

The inclusive playground projects were added to the 2018 capital improvements budget after the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners expressed interest in adding inclusive playgrounds into the JCPRD park system. Once the funding was in place, a steering committee was formed and included representatives of the Stilwell Community Organization, local disability advocacy groups, as well as JCPRD board members Nancy Wallerstein and Paul Snider. Landscape architecture, planning, and design firm Verio was hired for the project, and two well-attended public comment sessions were conducted. Wilcott Construction of Olathe was the successful bidder for the project.

$110,000 raised through seven grant partners which include the following l Sunderland Foundation

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l John & Marny Sherman

l Royals Charities l Helen S. Boylan Foundation l Overland Park South Rotary l ReeceNichols Real Estate

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Special Events FUN FOR ALL

NEW! Camping: Family Overnight Camping 101 (Ages 4 & Older)

Animals: Holidays for the Animals (All Ages)

Ongoing Program, Ernie Miller Nature Center Individuals, families, and groups can make a difference by contributing animal supplies for the animals in an around the nature center. Visit erniemiller.com for a list of needed supplies.

Escape Room: Rescue the Animals (All Ages)

Astronomy: International Observe the Moon Night (All Ages)

Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Beat the clock by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock both rooms to help the animals make a great escape! 1 - 1½ hr. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents 11726 EMNC Escape Room A 12/14 Fri 6:30 pm 11727 EMNC Escape Room B 12/14 Fri 6:30 pm 11728 EMNC Escape Room A 12/15 Sat 10 am 11729 EMNC Escape Room B 12/15 Sat 10 am

Astronomy: Starlight Hayride (All Ages)

Family Fun: Free Day at the Johnson County Museum (All Ages)

Observe the moon through a telescope! Learn about lunar phases, make impact craters, your very own moon journal, and more! Advanced registration required by Oct. 18 1 - 1½ hr. event - $7 / $8 nonresidents 11635 Lexington Lake Park 10/20 Sat 7:30 pm

Join us for a late fall hayride and learn about the stars and their ancient stories. Enjoy a campfire with cider and marshmallows. Registration required by Nov. 13. 1 - 2 hr. event - $9 / $10 nonresidents 11637 Oak Ridge at Shawnee Mission Park 11/15 Thu 6 pm

Benefit Event: 9th Annual Cars in the Park (All Ages)

Shine up your car, truck, or motorcycle! We’ll have 15 award categories, food vendors, 50/50 Pot, silent auction, a DJ, and more! Cars in the Park benefits JCPRD Special Olympics. 1 - 4 hr. event - FREE for spectators, $20 advance vehicle registration, $25 day of show, $50 Vendors 40292 The Theatre in the Park 10/20 Sat 10 am

Birding: Owl Prowl (Ages 16 & Older and Children Ages 5 &

Older Accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Whoooo makes their home in Ernie Miller Nature Park? Join us for an informative talk featuring live owls and an evening hike as we attempt to call in wild owls. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $8 / $9 nonresidents 11645 Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/2 Fri 7 pm 11646 Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/3 Sat 7 pm 11647 Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/4 Sun 7 pm 11648 Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/16 Fri 7 pm

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Looking for some unplugged time with your kids? Come enjoy an overnight experience together in the great outdoors! For event details call (913) 856-8849. 1 - 17½ hr. event - $30 / $33 nonresidents 11642 TimberRidge Adventure Center 10/12 Fri 3 pm

Come to the museum for free in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s Museum Day and/or for a fun Thanksgiving week outing. 1 - 7½ hr. drop in event - FREE JCAHC 9/22 Sat 9 am JCAHC 11/21 Wed 9 am

NEW! Family Fun: Johnson County Museum Interactive 1850s Kansas Town Hall Meeting

(All Ages) In Territorial Kansas, pro-slavery and free staters lived side-by-side. Join the Lecompton re-enactors for an 1850s town hall meeting, then stay to meet James Lane! 1 - 1 hr. drop in program - Museum Admission Rates: $5 Adult, $4 Senior (60+), $3 Children (museum members FREE) JCAHC 10/27 Sat 11 am

Family Fun: Johnson County Museum Retro Holiday Fun! (All Ages)

Visit with Santa in front of the decorated 1950s All-Electric House, then enjoy free holiday music with the New Horizons Band and refreshments at noon. 1 - 3 hr. drop in program - Museum Admission Rates: $5 Adult, $4 Senior (60+), $3 Children (museum members FREE) JCAHC 12/15 Sat 10 am

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Breakfast Bingo (All Ages)

Find your comfiest pajamas and let us cook breakfast. Enjoy a morning of pancakes and more. Play six games of bingo and have a shot at some great prizes. 1 - 2 hr. event - $9 / $11 nonresidents; per person $29 / $32 nonresidents; family up to 4 people $38 / $42 nonresidents; family up to 7 people Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. 11865 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 11/10 Sat 9 am

Family Fun: Park Palooza (All Ages)

Join us for live music, interactive children’s performers, activities for all ages, food trucks, as well as family-priced concessions. Explore all JCPRD has to offer! Visit JCPRD.com/parkpalooza for details. 1 - 7 hr. event - FREE The Theatre in the Park 9/16 Sun 11 am

Family Fun: Lanesfield School Country Christmas (All Ages)

Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, make an ornament, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers. 1 - 4 hr. event - drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE Lanesfield Historic Site 11/24 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 11/30 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/1 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/7 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/8 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/14 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/15 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/21 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/22 Sat 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/28 Fri 1 pm Lanesfield Historic Site 12/29 Sat 1 pm l LANESFIELD SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Edgerton Rainbow Connection Children’s Choir will perform at 1:30 pm, followed by a visit from Santa, crafts, and free refreshments. Bring your camera! 1 - 4 hr. drop in program - FREE Lanesfield Historic Site 12/8 Sat 1 pm

Fish Stocking: 2018 Fall Trout Program Bring the Kids!!!!! (All Ages)

Join us for this exciting annual fall event as trout are stocked in Shawnee Mission and Kill Creek park lakes. For information on fishing and trout permits call (913) 888-4713. Approx. 1 hr. event - FREE Kill Creek Park Boat Ramp 10/24 Wed 2:30 pm Shawnee Mission Park Boat Ramp 10/24 Wed 3:45 pm

Fishing: Family Night (All Ages)

Bring your family and fish at Catfish pond, have dinner, and roast marshmallows. We can provide a fishing pole. Bait and marshmallows provided. 1 - 3 hr. session - $12 / $13 nonresidents; including adults 11730 TimberRidge Adventure Center 9/7 Fri 5 pm

NEW! Family Fun: Lanesfield School Fall Open House (All Ages)

Celebrate autumn 1904-style while you experience life as a student in a one-room schoolhouse! Have old-fashioned fun with hands-on activities. 1 - 7 hr. event - drop in between 10 am and 5 pm - FREE Lanesfield Historic Site 10/27 Sat 10 am

Family Fun: Mildale Farm Fall Fest (All Ages)

Awesome autumn activities await! Pick from the pumpkin patch, take a tractor-drawn hayride to the fire-pit for storytelling, roasting marshmallows, and drinks. Catch-and-release fishing available, visit JCPRD.com for more details. 1 - 5 hr. event - FREE Mildale Farm 10/27 Sat 9 am

NEW! Family Fun: National Cupcake Day (All Ages)

Enjoy a morning of cupcakery! Create your own cupcake decorations and designs. Take part in games and activities. Light refreshments will be served. 1 - 2 hr. event - $9 / $11 nonresidents; per person $29 / $32 nonresidents; family up to 4 people $38 / $42 nonresidents; family up to 7 people 11862 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 12/15 Sat 10 am

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NEW! Family Fun: Pajama Party


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Fishing: Overnight Saturday (All Ages)

Lexington Lake Park will be open for fishing only. Valid Kansas fishing license and all applicable JCPRD permits required. For complete details visit JCPRD.com or call (913) 888-4713. Lexington Lake Park 9/15 Sat after 11 pm

Don’t Miss Flight of the Monarch for Ages 8 & Older on Sept. 22, See page 14 Geocaching: Trick-or-Cache (All Ages)

A Halloween event the entire family will enjoy! Search for hidden caches with the provided GPS device. Enjoy grilled hotdogs, s’mores, and treats after. Costumes encouraged! 1 - 2 hr. outing - $13 / $14 nonresidents; per person $33 / $36 nonresidents; family up to 4 people $42/ $46 nonresidents; family up to 7 people 11495 Antioch Park Shelter 2 10/19 Fri 4:30 pm 11496 Antioch Park Shelter 2 10/19 Fri 5:30 pm 11497 Antioch Park Shelter 2 10/19 Fri 6:30 pm

Halloween: Healthy Halloween Spooktacular! (All Ages)

Kick off Halloween with a healthy start! Come in costume and visit the freaky photo booth, play games, make creepy crafts, and show off on the dance floor! SPONSORS - Sponsors needed to make this event a success; to apply, please contact Lisa at (913) 826-3161 or lisa.scharnak@ jocogov.org. 1 - 2 hr. event - FREE! No registration required. Roeland Park Community Center 10/27 Sat 9 am

Halloween: Whimsical Woods

(Ages 11 & Under must be accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Meet costumed characters along the trail. Live animals, stories and activities will highlight childhood favorites. Advanced reservations required. For more information call (913) 826-2800. 1 - 1½ hr. event - $5 / $6 nonresidents; including adults. $8 paid at site, day of event, if space available. 11900 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 1 pm 11901 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 1:15 pm 11904 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 1:30 pm 11905 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 1:45 pm 11906 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 2 pm 11907 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 2:15 pm 11908 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 2:30 pm 11909 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 2:45 pm 11910 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 3 pm 11911 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/6 Sat 3:15 pm

Hayrides: Fall Groups (All Ages) Now Taking Reservations for Sept. 15 through Nov. 18, Oak Ridge Parklands at Shawnee Mission Park & Heritage Park Enjoy fall with a group hayride that concludes with a warm campfire with marshmallows and apple cider. For scheduling and information, call (913) 831-3359. Two weeks advance registration is required. Oak Ridge at Shawnee Mission Park: 7 - Days/Week Heritage Park: Fri, Sat, & Sun 1 - 2 hr. session - $7 per person; Minimum: $80 / 12 persons or less

Hayrides: Fall Public (All Ages)

Enjoy the crisp autumn air from a tractor-drawn haywagon. Hayride lasts approximately one hour, followed by a onehour campfire with apple cider and marshmallows. Advance registration is required. 1 - 2 hr. session - $7 per person 11943 Oak Ridge Parklands at SMP 9/30 Sun 2:30 pm 11944 Oak Ridge Parklands at SMP 11/4 Sun 2:30 pm

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You’re invited to Park Palooza on Sept. 16 Now back for a second year, Park Palooza is a great way to spend a mid-September Sunday afternoon. This free event promises entertainment, information, and fun for the whole family. First presented in 2017, Park Palooza was envisioned as a way of showing appreciation for the community’s long-time support of JCPRD. This family-friendly celebration includes live music, interactive children’s performers, activities for all ages, hayrides, food trucks, and family-priced concessions. Based on public input, a few changes to the event have been made for 2018. This year, the booths representing different JCPRD programs and county departments will be concentrated around the theater bowl, so participants can be closer to all the activities. Most of the performers for kids, including Mr. Stinky Feet, will be back for 2018, but there will be only one act on the main stage this year. The singers, horns, and rhythm section which comprise Atlantic Express start a twohour concert of soul, funk, and R&B at 4 p.m. Visit JCPRD.com/ parkpalooza for details.

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(Recommended for Ages 8 & Older with Adult) Hear ghost stories and legends from the past during your hayride. Then as dark shadows gather around, enjoy the campfire with cider and marshmallows. 1 - 2 hr. event - $9 / $10 nonresidents; including adults. 11945 Oak Ridge Parklands at SMP 10/25 Thu 6 pm

Don’t Miss Our Haunted Kansas Event for Ages 8 & Older on Oct. 20, See page 14 Holiday Event: Holiday Marketplace (All Ages)

A great experience for kids to shop homemade gifts suitable for all ages. Gift wrap, Santa visit, and ornament decorating are free. Concessions and gingerbread house making for purchase. 1 - 3 hr. event - FREE! No registration required. Roeland Park Community Center 12/8 Sat 10 am

Theater: The Theatre in the Park’s Indoor Season at The Black Box Theatre (All Ages)

Enjoy an indoor theater production this fall and winter at The Black Box Theatre located in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. Visit www.theatreinthepark.org for more details. For Saturday matinees evening shows: ages 11 and older $16.50, ages 10 and under $14.50, and seniors 60 and older $14.85. For Sunday matinees: ages 11 and older $13.20, ages 10 and under $11.60, and seniors 60 and older $11.88. Plus tax. l “In The Heights” (Oct. 5-21) RATED PG - Tells the universal story of a vibrant New York City community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures. l “The Happy Elf” (Dec. 7-23) RATED G - Harry Connick, Jr.’s The Happy Elf tells the tale of Eubie the Elf, a lovable fellow who wants to spread Christmas joy throughout the town of Bluesville.

VENDOR OPPORTUNTIY - Items sold must be handmade, appeal to children and adults, priced under $15.Contact Lisa at (913) 826-3161 or e-mail lisa.scharnak@jocogov.org. 1 - 5 hr. event - $30 11503 Roeland Park Community Center 12/8 Sat 9 am

Holiday Letter: Letters from Santa (All Ages)

Arrange for a special someone to receive a personalized letter from Santa. Call (913) 826-2830 to receive child’s personal data sheet. Register by Dec. 13 at 4:30 pm. $5 per letter / $6 nonresidents Matt Ross Community Center by 12/13

Nature & Outdoors: Kansas City’s Passport to Adventure 2018 (All Ages)

Visit participating area natural and historical sites, answer the questions, and get your passport stamped. Pick up your passport at Ernie Miller Nature Center. Visit www.kcpassport.com for more information. FREE to participants, while supplies last - ongoing event during regular nature center hours (See Page 40)

Seasonal Event: Winter Solstice Celebration (All Ages)

Take a break from busy holiday festivities as we walk luminary lit trails along little Cedar Creek to witness the natural display of winter’s quiet time. For more information call (913) 826-2800. 1 - 3 hr. event - $6 / $7 nonresidents; including adults. $8 paid at site, day of event. We cannot guarantee availability day of event. 11946 Ernie Miller Nature Center 12/22 Sat 4:30 pm

Storytelling: Tellabration

2018 (All Ages)

Want to hear a good story? Come celebrate the International Day of Storytelling. Hear nature stories with live animals. Advanced reservations recommended. For more information call (913) 826-2800. 1 - 1 hr. event - $3 / $4 nonresidents; including adults. $5 paid on site, day of event. 11948 Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/17 Sat 10:30 am

PRESCHOOL NEW! Halloween: Preschool Pumpkin Party (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

Spend the morning decorating your own mini-pumpkin, playing games, and trick-or-treating in the clubhouse. Enjoy spooky snacks. Come in costume and enter our contest for a special prize. 1 - 90 min. session - $6 per child / $7 nonresidents 11869 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 10/31 Wed 10 am

Preschool: Breakfast with Santa (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

Kids! Bring a parent and enjoy pancakes and juice. Afterwards, Santa will explain the winter habits of his animal friends and help you construct a gift for wildlife. Advanced reservations required. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $7 / $8 nonresidents; including adults 11711 Ernie Miller Nature Center 12/8 Sat 9 am

NEW! Storytelling: “Trail of Treats”

Animal Tales Event (Ages 2-6 with Adult)

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! See details on page 6.

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Stroll the Bittersweet Trail of Treats in your costume! Visit stations where you will hear stories, meet an animal friend, listen to “spooky” animal sounds, and get a treat! 1 - 1 hr. event - $4 / $5 nonresident; including adults. 11710 Ernie Miller Park 10/31 Wed 10:30 am

Don’t Forget Our Magical Monarch Migration Event for 50 Plus on Sept. 25, See Page 15

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NEW! Hayrides: Haunted History Hayride


SPECIAL EVENTS

YOUTH Halloween: Haunted Kansas (Recommended for Ages 8 &

Older, and all children must be accompanied by Parent/Guardian or one adult chaperone per group of 5) Expect a shiver down your spine and a mild case of goose bumps for those who dare enter the forest. Characters from the past will share legends around the campfire. Advanced registration required. 1 - 1½ hr. event - $5 / $6 nonresidents; including adults. Paid in advance. $8 per person on-site day of event, if space available. 11701 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/20 Sat 6:30 pm 11702 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/20 Sat 6:45 pm 11703 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/20 Sat 7 pm 11704 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/20 Sat 7:15 pm 11705 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/20 Sat 7:30 pm 11706 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/20 Sat 7:45 pm

NEW! Holiday: Kids’ Countdown (Ages 6-12)

Enjoy all the festivities of New Year’s Eve at noon! Celebrate the occasion as we ring in the New Year with games and activities. Lunch included. 1 - 2 hr. event - $13 / $15 nonresidents 11875 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 12/31 Mon 10:30 am

We Also Offer a Noon Year’s Eve Program for 50 Plus, See page 15 Nature: Flight of the Monarch (Recommended for Ages 8 &

Older and all children must be accompanied by Parent/Guardian or one adult chaperone per group of 5) Celebrate the Monarch butterfly’s annual migration. Join us in capturing, tagging, and releasing them to continue their journey to Mexico. Take home two tags. Advance reservations required by Sept. 21. 1 - 2 hr. event - $6 / $7 nonresidents; including adults. Paid in advance. $9 per person onsite day of event, if space available 11701 Ernie Miller Nature Center 9/22 Sat 10 am

Nature: Family Night Hike (Ages 8 & Older with adult)

Brave the park after dark with your family. Bring a flashlight for a game of firefly tag. Listen for a cricket’s chorus and a barred owls call. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $7 / $8 nonresidents; including adults 11708 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/12 Fri 7 pm

Scouts: Cub Scout Bear Adventure Fur, Feathers, and Ferns (Ages 7-10)

Take a hike, see live nature center animals and a working compost worm bin. Smell and taste herbs, and learn about composting. Program fee nonrefundable. 1 - 2 hr. event - $5 / $6 nonresidents; including adults. Paid in advance. $8 per person onsite day of event, if space available. 11709 Ernie Miller Nature Center 9/29 Sat 10 am

NEW! Special Event: Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-12)

Get your holiday shopping done while the kids have a fun-filled evening at the new Meadowbrook Park and Clubhouse. Dinner included. 1 - 2 ½ hr. event - $13 / $15 nonresidents 11872 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 11/30 Fri 6:30 pm

Triathlon: JCPRD U Kids Triathlon in Partnership with Charlie’s House - Aug. 24, 9 am, Kill Creek Park (Ages 14 & Under)

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

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ADULT Concert: Listen Local Live

Experience a live performance and conversation about the inspirations behind local musicians. Hosted by the Johnson County Library and the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. 1 - drop in event - FREE l LAVA DREAMS (electronica) JCAHC 9/14 Fri 6:30 pm l HOWARD ICEBERG & CHAD BROTHERS (folk) JCAHC 10/12 Fri 6:30 pm l THE NATALIE BATES QUARTET (jazz) JCAHC 11/9 Fri 6:30 pm

NEW! Museum Exhibit: The Turbulent Twenties

Thought of as a decade of fun and prosperity, the 1920s was actually a time of turbulence in American society. Come find out why! Ongoing - Museum Admission rates apply JCAHC ongoing 8/25 through 5/11/19

Race: HP3 5K (All Ages) 10K and 15K (Ages 15 & Older) May 11, 2019 - 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 need additional information, please call Katy at (913) 826-2964.

Triathlon: JCPRD Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon (Ages 11 & Older) Aug. 17, 2019 - 8 am, Kill Creek Park

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

Triathlon: Open Options Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon (Ages 15 & Older) July 7, 2019 7 am, Shawnee Mission Park Complete details available at JCPRD.com/shawneemissiontri. If you are interested in volunteering for this event or need additional information, please call Katy at (913) 826-2964.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

50 PLUS

Nature: Magical Monarch Migration After a light breakfast, be a part of one of the world’s greatest migrations. Help tag and collect data for Monarch Watch, and receive three butterfly tags.

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

1 - 1½ hr. event - $15 / $17 nonresidents 11864 EMNC 9/25 Tue

10 am

1 - 3 hr. event - $7 / $8 nonresidents; cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the Hand and Foot Tournament. No additional charge for Hand and Foot. 11857 NCF 12/13 Thu 1 pm

Celebration: Veterans Breakfast Celebrate Veterans Day with a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast from Chris Cakes and entertainment by Voices Honoring Veterans. Call (913) 826-2830 to register by Nov. 2.

1 - 2 hr. event - Veterans FREE / $6 non-veterans breakfast 11858 MRCC 11/9 Fri 8:30 am

NEW! Dance: Tea Dance - Monster Mash Join us for a spooktacular event with Roland and the Playboys. Wear a costume for a chance at prizes. Bring your favorite sweet treat or potluck dish to share. Refreshments provided. 1 - 2 hr. dance - $5 pay at the door. 11860 JCAHC 10/26 Fri

2 pm

Games: Special Event Bingos It’s on!! Make new friends and enjoy a full meal, prizes, fun, and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Pre-registration required one week before event.

1 - 2½ hr. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents; Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.

NEW! l BREAKFAST BINGO - Join us as we celebrate National American Breakfast Month with assortment of your breakfast favorites. 11861

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NEW! l CHILI BINGO - Enjoy a favorite Kansas tradition at this fall themed event: chili and cinnamon rolls! 11833

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NEW! Holiday Event: Caroling with Celtique Ring in holiday season with an afternoon of entertainment by singing group, Celtique. Sing along to your favorite tunes and enjoy seasonal refreshments. Register by Nov. 30. 1 - 1 ½ - 90 min. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents 11870 MRCC 12/7 Fri

1:30 pm

Holiday Event: Noon Year’s Eve

Celebrate the New Year at noon! You don’t have to stay up late to ring in 2019! Enjoy a catered lunch, musical performance, and six games of bingo.

1 - 2½ hr. event - $15 / $17 nonresidents; cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. 11492 RPCC 12/31 Mon 11 am

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NEW! Social Event: Friendsgiving Gather as friends and join us for a not-so traditional Thanksgiving dinner sponsored by Cedar Lake Village. Event will include festive trivia and bingo with prizes!

1 - 2 hr. event - $10 / $11 nonresidents; cost of admission covers food (or snacks) and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. 11868 Cedar Lake Village 11/27 Tue 4:30 pm

Special Event: Live Well Age Well Spend the day enjoying vendors, screenings, and sessions on topics relevant to aging well. This event is brought to you by JCPRD, in partnership with Barry Law, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield. See page 50 for event schedule. 1 - 6 ½ hr. event - FREE Marriott Overland Park 10/29 Mon

10 am

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) 826-3030. 1 - 3 hr. event - FREE JCAHC

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HAVE YOUR NEXT BIRTHDAY PARTY WITH JCPRD!

PRESCHOOL

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. (Available late Fall)

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.

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! l PRESCHOOL PARTY (Walking - Kindergarten) l 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.

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. l ARCHERY PARTY l BB GUN PARTY l BOATING PARTY l FISHING PARTY l CLIMBING l ZIP LINE PARTY

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Preschool

EARLY CHILDHOOD

Early Childhood: Natureplay Preschool for 3-5 Year Olds Mill Creek Activity Center l 6518 Vista Drive, Shawnee (913) 826-2958 l Director-Rosanna Munoz

NEW! Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse Early Childhood: Full Day Early Childhood for 3-5 Year Olds KQRIS Rated Roeland Park Community Center l 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park l (913) 826-3171 l Director-Maureen O’Grady 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 snacks, a 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, physical fitness activities, nutrition lessons, 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 and a garden the children plant and harvest. 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 you can pick up. 4-5 days - $171 / $188.10 nonresidents weekly

Opening January 2019 (enrollment will begin in October) 9101 Nall, Prairie Village l (913) 826-3024 l Director - TBA Natureplay Preschool features 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 and nearby 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 & Recreation District is eager to advance early childhood environmental literacy through Natureplay. The preschool is open year round and licensed for 24 children ages 3-5 years. 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 the program directors at the numbers above. Enrollment options and fees are as follows: l Full Time (4 or 5 days per week) $86 /$95 nonresidents weekly l Part Time (M,W,F) $54 / $59 nonresidents weekly l Part Time (T,Th) $48 / $53 nonresidents weekly

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ENRICHMENT & SPECIAL INTERESTS Cooking: Pint Sized Chefs (Ages 3-5)

Early Learning: Autumn All Around (Ages 3-5)

The leaves have changed but there are many things in to discover about autumn. Children will have fun exploring the Natureplay classroom and learning about all things autumn. 4 - 2 hr. sessions - $40 11925 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 11/7 Wed 9 am

NEW! Early Learning: Community Heroes (Ages 2-5 with Adult)

Meet your heroes and learn about jobs in your community. Join us once a month as we welcome firefighters, park workers, doctors, and more! Program includes presentation and craft. 1 - 1 hr. session - $2 / $3 nonresidents 11783 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 11/13 Tue 11 am 11786 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 12/11 Tue 11 am

Early Learning: Winter at Meadowbrook Park (Ages 3-5)

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 9/10-12/20 M,T,Th 9-11:30 am

Storytime: MCAC Storytime (All Ages)

Join us for a new and exciting storytime! Session offerings may include books, lessons, songs, and crafts. Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. Registration is not required. 10 - 30 min. sessions - FREE Animal Stories 9/10 Mon 10:15 am Movement Motivation 9/17 Mon 10:15 am Muppets©! 9/24 Mon 10:15 am Disney© World Day 10/1 Mon 10:15 am Krazy Kids 10/8 Mon 10:15 am Be Better Than the Bully 10/15 Mon 10:15 am Parachute Day 10/22 Mon 10:15 am Costume Day 10/29 Mon 10:15 am A-MAZE-ING Monday 11/5 Mon 10:15 am Sundae Sundae Sundae 11/12 Mon 10:15 am

Storytime: Storytime at the Fieldhouse (All Ages)

It’s play time for your imagination! A librarian from the Johnson County Library will lead a dynamic storytime composed of books, music, movement, and more. 6 - 30 min. sessions - FREE New Century Fieldhouse 9/10-10/15 Mon 10:30 am

We’ll venture into the park to discover the wonders of a park in the winter and what’s different about this time of year. 3 - 2 hr. sessions - $30 11928 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 12/4 Tue 9 am

FINE & PERFORMING ARTS

Museum Program: Retro Storytime (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

Art: Clay Creations (Ages 3-6)

Preschoolers love the stories from long ago, read by a special guest from the 1950s All-Electric House! Craft activity included. 1 - 45 min. session - $2 per participating child, museum members receive a 20% discount. Does not include admission to KidScape and the museum. “THE LITTLE RED HEN” - Published in 1953, this story is a long-time favorite about a hen, hard work, and the benefits of collaborating with friends. 10927 JCAHC 9/5 Wed 10 am “THE HAPPY MAN AND HIS DUMP TRUCK” - A happy man thrills a group of farm animals when he takes them for a joy ride in his dump truck! 10928 JCAHC 10/3 Wed 10 am “THE POKY LITTLE PUPPY” - Five little puppies dig a hole under the fence and go for a walk in the wide, wide world. What will their mother say? 10930 JCAHC 11/7 Wed 10 am “FROSTY THE SNOW MAN” - Everyone’s favorite snowman was born in 1950 as the subject of a record, and soon after appeared in many forms, including a Little Golden Book! 10931 JCAHC 12/5 Wed 10 am

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 - $38 / $42 nonresidents 11748 JCAHC 10/6 Sat 10 am 11749 JCAHC 11/3 Sat 10 am

Art: Process Art (Ages 3-6)

Process art focuses on key introductory concepts including gathering, sorting, patterning, and associating as your child explores materials in a process-driven environment. 4 - 50 min. classes - $38 / $42 nonresidents 11750 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 10 am

Dance: Mommy and Me Dance (Ages 3 & Under with Adult) Encourage early social skills through sensory-rich curriculum, balance control, and sounds that encourage language and literacy development while discovering rhythm and music with your young dancer. 14 - 45 min. classes - $100 / $125 nonresidents - $8 drop-in fee 11774 JCAHC 9/7 Fri 10 am

Dance: Pre-Ballet (Ages 3-6)

Develop coordination, rhythm, and basic ballet positions in this fun and gentle introduction to music and dance. Ballet shoes and leotard required. Parents will observe the final class. 10 - 45 min. classes - $130 / $145 nonresidents 11758 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 9:30 am 11760 MCAC 9/8 Sat 11 am

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Learn a “dash” about the kitchen. Mix, measure, chop, stir, and scoop your way into some yummy, healthy recipes. Children will take home a recipe. 6 - 45 min. sessions - $70 / $77 nonresidents 11921 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/12 Wed 10 am 11922 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 10 am

Playtime: Indoor Play Park (Walkers - Age 5)


Music: Music and Movement (Ages 2-6)

PRESCHOOL

Explore rhythm, tempo, and basic timing in this class. Your use the universal language of music to increase social skills, dive into creativity. 10 - 45 min. classes - $120 / $135 nonresidents 11171 MCAC 9/8 Sat 10 am 11764 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 10:30 am

Theater: It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

(Ages 3-5) Through the use of creative drama, storytelling, music, and movement we will explore the themes and dynamic characters that are present in the PBS hit show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood©. 6 - 45 min. classes - $60 / $75 nonresidents 11752 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 10 am 11756 MCAC 9/8 Sat 11 am

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 9708 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 9 am 9709 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 4:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 9710 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 11 am 9711 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 5:30 pm 9736 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 10 am 9737 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 5:30 pm 9738 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 9 am 9739 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 6:30 pm 9740 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/24 Fri 9 am 9741 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/25 Sat 10 am 7 - 50 min. lessons - $99.75 / $109.73 nonresidents 9742 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 9 am 9743 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 4:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 9744 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 11 am 9745 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 5:30 pm 9746 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 10 am 9747 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 5:30 pm 9748 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 9 am 9749 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 6:30 pm 9750 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/26 Fri 9 am 9751 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/27 Sat 10 am

Gymnastics: Preschool (Ages 4 & 5 Year Olds)

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.

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Children learn basic gymnastics skills apparatus and floor. Emphasis is placed on the development of muscular coordination, strength, and flexibility. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 9810 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 10 am 9811 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 4:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 9942 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 9 am 9943 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 6:30 pm 9944 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 11 am 9945 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 6:30 pm 9946 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 10 am 9947 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 5:30 pm 9948 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/24 Fri 10 am 9949 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/25 Sat 11 am 7 - 50 min. lessons - $99.75 / $109.73 nonresidents 9950 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 10 am 9951 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 4:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 9952 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 9 am 9953 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 6:30 pm 9954 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 11 am 9955 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 6:30 pm 9956 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 10 am 9957 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 5:30 pm 9958 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/26 Fri 10 am 9959 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/27 Sat 11 am

Playground: Punch Card Indoor Playground

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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 MCAC 9/7-12/28 Mon, Fri 11 am

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Tumbling: Parent & Tot (Ages 18 - 36 Months with Adult)

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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. 9 - 40 min. lessons - $101.25 / $111.38 nonresidents 9960 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 10 am 9961 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 5:30 pm 9962 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 9 am 9963 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 11 am 9964 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 4:30 pm 9965 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/25 Sat 9 am 8 - 40 min. lessons - $90 / $99 nonresidents 9966 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 10 am 9967 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 5:30 pm 9968 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 9 am 9969 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 11 am 9970 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 4:30 pm 9971 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/27 Sat 9 am

NATURE & OUTDOORS Adventure Walk: Twilight Hike (Ages 2-6 with Adult)

Explore the trails and listen for nocturnal sounds. Gather around a fire ring for stories, activities, and a treat. Bring a flashlight. 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $7 / $8 nonresidents; including adults 11719 Ernie Miller Nature Center 9/17 Fri 7 pm 11720 Ernie Miller Nature Center 9/28 Fri 7 pm

NEW! 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 11721 Fall Fairytale Forest 9/6 Thu 9:30 am 11722 Slimy, Scaly, Not So Creepy 10/4 Thu 9:30 am 11723 Feathers, Beaks & Feet 11/1 Thu 9:30 am 11724 Holiday Animal Party 12/6 Thu 9:30 am

Nature & Outdoors: Nature Time Yoga

NATURE’S CORNER GIFT SHOP

Located in the reception area of the

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

(913) 826-2800

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

(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 every time. 1 - 30 min. session - $2 per person; including adults. Paid at site. Ernie Miller Nature Center 9/12 Wed 10:30 am Ernie Miller Nature Center 9/26 Wed 10:30 am Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/10 Wed 10:30 am Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/14 Wed 10:30 am Ernie Miller Nature Center 12/12 Wed 10:30 am

Storytelling: Animal Tales Storytime

(Ages 2-6 with Adult) 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. session - $2 per person; including adults. Paid at site. Monarch Magic EMNC 9/5 Wed 10:30 am Johnny Appleseed EMNC 9/19 Wed 10:30 am Johnny Appleseed JCAHC 9/26 Wed 10 am Fall Colors EMNC 10/3 Wed 10:30 am Night Critters EMNC 10/17 Wed 10:30 am Fall Sights & Sounds JCAHC 10/18 Thu 10 am Forest Peek-a-boo EMNC 11/7 Wed 10:30 am Turkey Time JCAHC 11/14 Wed 10 am Mrs. Claus Reads EMNC 12/5 Wed 10:30 am Feathered Friends JCAHC 12/12 Wed 10 am A Visit with Santa EMNC 12/19 Wed 10:30 am

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Soccer: Tiny Tykes (Ages 2-5)

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Challenger Sports provides the top notch instructors. The program focuses on small group instruction. Participants receive a ball and jersey. For questions, call (913) 826-2850. 5 - 45 min. sessions - $65 9565 New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 2-3) 8/24 Fri 9 am 9566 New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 4-5) 8/24 Fri 9:45 am 9567 Roeland Park Sports Dome (Ages 2-3) 9/8 Sat 12:30 pm 9568 Roeland Park Sports Dome (Ages 4-5) 9/8 Sat 1:15 pm

Sports: Multi-Sports 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 will introduce your future star to a different sport. 6 - 50 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 10264 68’s The Courts 9/5 Wed 10 am 10265 68’s The Courts 9/6 Thu 10 am 10268 68’s The Courts 9/8 Sat 9 am 10269 68’s The Courts 10/24 Wed 10 am 10285 68’s The Courts 10/25 Thu 10 am 10286 68’s The Courts 10/27 Sat 9 am

SPORTS

Tennis: Varsity Red Program (Ages 4-6)

We also offer Little Ballers Basketball for ages 4 through 1st grade, see page 31 for details 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. Call (913) 636-3769 for information. 6 - 30 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 10534 Heartland Fencing Academy 9/8 Sat 9:30 am 10535 Heartland Fencing Academy 9/10 Mon 4 pm 10536 Heartland Fencing Academy 10/20 Sat 9:30 am 10537 Heartland Fencing Academy 10/22 Mon 4 pm

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 - $160 / $176 nonresidents 10707 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/1 Sat 9 am 10708 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/5 Wed 5 pm 10709 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/10 Mon 4 pm 10710 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/27 Sat 9 am 10711 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/29 Mon 5 pm 10712 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/31 Wed 4 pm

Ice Skate: Parent and Me (Ages 1½-3 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 10600 Kansas City Ice Center 8/13 Mon 6:25 pm 10601 Kansas City Ice Center 8/16 Thu 10 am 10602 Kansas City Ice Center 8/18 Sat 11:50 am 10603 Kansas City Ice Center 10/1 Mon 6:25 pm 10604 Kansas City Ice Center 10/4 Thu 10 am 10605 Kansas City Ice Center 10/6 Sat 11:50 am 10606 Kansas City Ice Center 11/26 Mon 6:25 pm 10608 Kansas City Ice Center 11/29 Thu 10 am 10609 Kansas City Ice Center 12/1 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 10610 Kansas City Ice Center 8/13 Mon 6:15 pm 10628 Kansas City Ice Center 8/16 Thu 10 am 10633 Kansas City Ice Center 8/18 Sat 11:50 am 10636 Kansas City Ice Center 10/1 Mon 6:15 pm 10637 Kansas City Ice Center 10/4 Thu 10 am 10639 Kansas City Ice Center 10/6 Sat 11:50 am 10641 Kansas City Ice Center 11/26 Mon 6:15 pm 10643 Kansas City Ice Center 11/29 Thu 10 am 10644 Kansas City Ice Center 12/1 Sat 11:50 am

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Discovery: Mad Science© Crazy Chemistry (Ages 7-12) Young scientists will investigate chemical reactions happening all around us every day by making sidewalk chalk, bath fizzers, ice cream, and more! 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11559 New Century Fieldhouse 11/20 Tue 9 am

FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS REFUND POLICY: Refunds will be granted for camps within the Fine and 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 week. • Each request must state the reason for the withdrawal. • These may be e-mailed to devin.graham@jocogov.org. • No phone requests. • Each canceled week is subject to a $15 processing fee to be deducted from the refund amount. Please allow two to three weeks to receive any refunds.

Art: Winter Art Studio (Ages 6-12)

Time to get creative! Work with a teaching artist to design and create various two-dimensional works of art. Enjoy a mini-artshow on Friday for friends and family! 3 - 2 hr. classes - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11779 JCAHC 12/26 W-F 9 am 11785 MCAC 12/26 W-F 9 am 11781 JCAHC 12/26 W-F 1 pm 11795 NCF 12/26 W-F 1 pm 11782 JCAHC 1/2 W-F 9 am 11788 MCAC 1/2 W-F 9 am 11784 JCAHC 1/2 W-F 1 pm

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Discovery: Mad Science© At the Scene of the Crime (Ages 6-12)

Become a forensic scientist and learn the science behind solving a crime! Solve your own CSI mystery and eat homemade ice cream. Bring a water bottle and sack lunch. 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11800 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 11/20 Tue 9 am

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Discovery: Mad Science© Edison’s Workbench (Ages 6-12)

Team up with your fellow camp inventors to explore the inventions of others. Draw inspiration from the wacky and practical. Bring a water bottle and sack lunch. 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11838 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 12/28 Fri 9 am

Discovery: Mad Science© Fizzy, Gassy Reactions (Ages 6-12)

What do stomach acids do? Find out with popper stoppers and liquid ooze. Discover how a clock can run on soda or water without batteries. Bring a water bottle and sack lunch. 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11842 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 11/19 Mon 9 am

Discovery: Mad Science© Jr. Engineers (Ages 7-12)

Young engineers will have lots to talk about after a full day of building bridges and sky scrapers and checking out pyramids, arches, and inflatable beams. 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11560 New Century Fieldhouse 11/19 Mon 9 am

Discovery: Mad Science© Principles of Flight (Ages 7-12)

Children will explore the fundamentals of aerodynamics in this hands-on program about how things fly. Campers will take home various paper airplane designs, balloon copters, and more! 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11561 New Century Fieldhouse 12/28 Fri 9 am

Discovery: Mad Science© Radical Robots (Ages 6-12)

Explore several different types of robots including those that follow lines and sound. Build your own robot to take home! Bring a water bottle and sack lunch. 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11844 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 12/27 Thu 9 am

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Discovery: Mad Science© Slimey Chemistry (Ages 7- 12)

New! Theater: Zombie Prom Winter

Make a lemon battery, electroplate a penny, and conduct electrochemistry with goldenrod paper. Clean up your own germs with soap and “exploding toothpaste” and then get dirty again with slime. 1 - 7 hr. session - $58 / $61 nonresidents 11562 New Century Fieldhouse 12/27 Thu 9 am

Engineering: FUNdamentals using LEGO® (Ages 6-11)

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LEGO® lovers will spend the week powering up their engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of borrowed LEGO®! Bring a water bottle and sack lunch. 3 - 8 hr. sessions - $165 / $181 nonresidents l STEM + MINECRAFT W/LEGO® MATERIALS - Build projects inspired by cool machines close to home and from the Minecraft universe. 11556 Roeland Park Community Center 12/26 W-F 8 am l STEM + THE FORCE W/ LEGO® MATERIALS - Enter a faraway galaxy and become magical knights tasked to guard the peace of the universe by building complex machines and structures. 11558 Roeland Park Community Center 1/2 W-F 8 am

NEW! Nature & Outdoors: Winter Break Adventure Camp (Ages 6-12)

Learn about survival and animal adaptations in a winter wonderland. We’ll do activities and experiments inside and out! Supervision will be provided from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm. Activities begin at 9 am. 1 - 7 hr. session - $35 / $38 nonresidents 11697 Ernie Miller Nature Center 12/20 Thu 9 am 11698 Ernie Miller Nature Center 12/21 Fri 9 am 11699 Ernie Miller Nature Center 12/27 Thu 9 am 11700 Ernie Miller Nature Center 12/28 Fri 9 am

JCPRD’S SWIM TEAM

TTIP Academy (Ages 12-18)

Family pressure forces Toffee to end her romance with the class bad boy, and he charges off on his motorcycle to the nuclear waste dump. Production focuses on growth, quality, and self-awareness for performers. 8 - 7 hr. classes - $400 / $440 nonresidents 11799 JCAHC 12/20 Th-Sun 9 am JCAHC 12/26 W-F 9 am JCAHC 12/29 Sat 10 am

ENRICHMENT & SPECIAL INTERESTS Computers: Arcade Games (Ages 6-12)

This class gives students a look at online game development and puts them in the driver’s seat of simple game creation. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $125 / $137 nonresidents 11532 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 10/13 Sat 1 pm

Computers: Gaming and Coding (Ages 6-12)

This course will combine two unbelievable experiences for students, gaming and coding. 2 - 6½ hr. lessons - $230 / $253 nonresidents 11533 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 11/10 Sat 9:30 am 11672 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/27Th,F 9 am

Computers: iCode (Ages 6-12)

This course offers younger students a fun, interactive look at coding while creating virtual apps, and writing their own programs. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $125 / $137 nonresidents 11535 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 11/10 Sat 1 pm 11658 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/27Th,F 1 pm

Computers: iGame Creators (Ages 6-10)

Combine the arts of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen and amaze your friends and family. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $125 / $137 nonresidents 11534 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 11/10 Sat 9 am 11664 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/27Th,F 9 am

Computers: iMobile Game Design (Ages 6-12)

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Sketch, build, play. Engage both sides of your brain to create fun engaging games for a mobile platform. iPads will be provided for this class. 2 - 3 hr. lessons - $125 / $137 nonresidents 11527 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 10/13 Sat 9 am

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

Build and publish a game to share with friends and family using ROBLOX Studio, a 3D-based program that uses physics, LUA programming, and individual creativity. 2 - 7 hr. lessons - $160 / $176 nonresidents 11537 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 10/25 Th,F 9 am

Computers: Robotics-Battle Bots (Ages 9-15)

Design and build robotics systems to compete in fun real-world activities. The battle bots competition at the end of camp will prove whose robot is the best! 2 - 7 hr. lessons - $150 / $165 nonresidents 11538 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 12/27 Th,F 9 am

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


Computers: The Gaming Academy (Ages 10-17)

Get immersed in the world of 2D and 3D game design, and gain a variety of hands on experience designing and building your very own games. 3 - 7 hr. lessons - $250 / $275 nonresidents 11539 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 1/2 W-F 9 am

Computers: Video Game Design (Ages 10-17)

Take a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development, and learn the basics of game design as you produce several interactive video games. 2 - 7 hr. lessons - $165 / $182 nonresidents 11529 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 9/22 Sat 9 am 11531 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 12/27 Th,F 9 am

New! Cooking: Around the World (Ages 8-13)

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 - $36 / $41 nonresidents 11753 Roeland Park Community Center 10/6 Sat 10:30 am 11754 Roeland Park Community Center 11/17 Sat 10:30 am

Museum Program: Kids’ Day Out (Ages 5-12)

Come have fun when school is out! Explore history through crafts and projects, visit KidScape, and enjoy down time. Bring lunch and water. Care provided from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 1 - 10 ½ hr. session - $30 per participant 10875 JCAHC 10/12 Fri 7:30 am 10878 JCAHC 11/19 Mon 7:30 am 10879 JCAHC 11/20 Tue 7:30 am 10880 JCAHC 11/21 Wed 7:30 am 10881 JCAHC 12/26 Wed 7:30 am 10882 JCAHC 12/27 Thu 7:30 am 10883 JCAHC 12/28 Fri 7:30 am

Hands-on history at the Johnson County Museum! Explore the exhibit and artifacts, learning through interactive projects, games, and activities. 1 - 2 hr. session - $6 per person, museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. Includes admission to the museum and KidScape; Regular admission prices apply for non-participating children and adults. l WESTWARD HO! - Chart your course, pack your wagon, and travel down the Oregon-California Trail! Discover these historical highways, and work together to make decisions about your journey! 10884 JCAHC 9/14 Fri 10 am l PINAFORES TO POODLE SKIRTS - Suspenders? Parasols? Feed-sack underwear? Explore history’s closet, trying some clothes-related games and activities on for size! 10887 JCAHC 10/5 Fri 10 am l MEET THE FIRST KANSANS - Watch storyteller Molly Postlewait bring to life stories of the area’s French settlers and native people, and explore what life was like in early Kansas. 10888 JCAHC 11/2 Fri 10 am l LIFE ON THE HOMEFRONT - Uncle Sam wants YOU…to step back in time to 1941! Get a hands-on view of how Americans paved the way to victory during WWII. 10889 JCAHC 12/7 Fri 10 am

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

Students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a variety of flying machines. 4 - 1 hr. classes - $80 / $88 nonresidents 9762 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/24 Mon 6 pm

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

Students will learn about inputs, outputs, batteries, and other electronic parts by building and testing circuits and by building a remote controlled car. 4 - 1 hr. classes - $80 / $88 nonresidents 9763 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/26 Mon 6 pm

Science & Technology: Engineering Kids Junior Aerospace (Ages 4-7)

Students learn about the Engineering Design Process and use it to design, create, test, and refine a variety of flying machines. 3 - 1 hr. classes - $60 / $66 nonresidents 9764 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/5 Mon 6 pm

Sewing: Learn to Sew (Ages 8-14)

Learn skills to take on your own sewing adventures with an introduction to the sewing machine and sewing supplies. For a supply list or more information contact (913) 826-2950. 1 - 1½ hr. lesson - $30 / $33 nonresidents 10626 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/8 Sat 9 am

Teen Scene: Becoming a Babysitter (Ages 12-16)

Become a responsible babysitter. We’ll cover safety, job expectations, cooking, and activities for different ages. First Aid and CPR certification included. Call (913) 826-3161 to schedule a private group class. 1 - 8 hr. class - $70 / $77 nonresidents 10590 Roeland Park Community Center 9/14 Fri 8 am 10591 Roeland Park Community Center 10/12 Fri 8 am

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Young cooks are guided on a world tour of favorite foods and recipes. This class shows how much fun and adventurous cooking can be! 1 - 2 hr. class - $36 / $41 nonresidents 11506 Roeland Park Community Center 9/22 Sat 10:30 am 11507 Roeland Park Community Center 10/13 Sat 10:30 am 11508 Roeland Park Community Center 11/3 Sat 10:30 am 11509 Roeland Park Community Center 12/1 Sat 10:30 am

Museum Program: Homeschool History Adventures (Ages 7-13)


FINE & PERFORMING ARTS Art: Art and Literacy (Ages 5-8)

Through integrated arts education, your child will have the opportunity to increase their literacy skills while exploring creative thinking and problem-solving through art. 4 - 1 hr. classes - $38 / $42 nonresidents 11804 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 11 am

Dance: All about Hip Hop! (Ages 5-11)

Check it! Explore the basic characteristics of Hip Hop as well as where the dance style originated from. This course will culminate in a routine performed for family and friends. 8 - 60 min. classes - $89 / $110 nonresidents 11848 NCF 9/8 Sat 12:30 pm 11849 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 2 pm 11850 JCAHC 9/13 Thu 4 pm

Art: Basic Drawing (Ages 8-12)

Give your child a new way to see the world! Contour, still life, and gesture drawings will be covered in a child-friendly manner. 4 - 1 hr. classes - $35 / $39 nonresidents 11805 MCAC 9/4 Tue 4:30 pm 11806 MCAC 10/2 Tue 4:30 pm

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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. 4 - 1½ hr. classes - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11809 JCAHC 10/6 Sat 11 am 11811 JCAHC 11/3 Sat 11 am

Art: Craft Workshop Series (All Ages)

Awareness of human’s interaction with nature; this will reignite interest in natural play through creativity and imagination within a safe environment. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org for details on how to register. 1 - 1 hr. class - $5 Prairie Village Parks Sat 10 am

Art: Homeschool Art (Ages 5-15)

Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! Class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. l Art Adventures 11 - 2 hr. classes - $95 / $99 nonresidents 11813 JCAHC 9/5 Wed 10 am 11816 JCAHC 9/6 Thu 10 am l Advanced Art Adventures (Ages 11 & Older) 11 - 2 hr. classes - $95 / $99 nonresidents 11818 JCAHC 9/5 Wed 1 pm 11820 JCAHC 9/6 Thu 1 pm l Clay Creations 4 - 2 hr. classes - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11821 JCAHC 11/28 Wed 10 am 11822 JCAHC 11/29 Thu 10 am

Art: Open Art Studio (All Ages)

Let’s get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials each week. This is a drop-in program. 1 - 2 hr. class - $3 per person JCAHC Fri 10 am 1 - 6 hr. class - $3 per person JCAHC 9/22 Sat 9 am JCAHC 11/21 Wed 9 am

Cultural: Conversational & Cultural Spanish (Ages 6-12)

Hola Amigas! In addition to learning Spanish, students will also explore Latin American culture in history, dance, movement, and visual art. 8 - 1 hr. classes - $89 / $110 nonresidents 11840 JCAHC 9/18 Tue 4:30 pm 11841 JCAHC 9/19 Wed 3 pm 11843 MCAC 9/19 Wed 3:30 pm

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Dance: Modern Movement (Ages 5-11)

A dance style that stems out of classical ballet, the movement and dance is more freed up for the performer. This course will culminate in a showcase for parents. 8 - 60 min. classes - $89 / $110 nonresidents 11845 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 12:30 pm 11847 MCAC 9/8 Sat 12:30 pm

Music: Beginning Guitar (Ages 7-15)

Go from guitar zero to guitar hero when you learn beginning finger styles and chord patterns. Use your own guitar or rentals available, electric or acoustic taught. 4 - 1 hr. classes - $60 / $66 nonresidents 11823 JCAHC 10/6 Sat 9 am 11824 JCAHC 12/1 Sat 9 am

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 - 60 min. session - $5 per person, museum members receive a 20% discount- call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. l MR. STINKY FEET - Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove has delighted audiences for nearly two decades. Come prepared to sing, dance, and have fun as a family! 10979 JCAHC 11/20 Tue 10 am

Theater: All About Improv (Ages 12-16)

Explore the basics of learning how to “act in the moment,” learn the basics of sketch comedy, and build your own routine. 8 - 1½ hr. classes - $120 / $135 nonresidents 11835 JCAHC 9/4 Tue 5 pm 11836 RPCC 9/4 Tue 5 pm

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


Theater: Devising Theater 101 (Ages 12-16)

NEW! Exercise: Poetry in Motion (Ages 6-12)

Theater: Masks and Puppetry (Ages 6-11)

Exercise: Walks in the Woods (All ages with Parent)

Through the use of prompts, acting games, music, improv, and movement, build your very own original piece of theater culminating in a performance for friends and family. 8 - 1½ hr. classes - $120 / $135 nonresidents 11826 RPCC 9/12 Wed 5 pm 11827 JCAHC 9/13 Thu 5 pm 11834 NCF 9/13 Thu 5 pm Explore puppet playmaking and turning ordinary objects into puppet characters! Build a cultural arts mask to go alongside an original ensemble physical theater piece that we’ll create. 8 - 1 hr. classes - $89 / $110 nonresidents 11853 NCF 9/8 Sat 2:30 pm 11851 JCAHC 9/19 Wed 4:30 pm 11852 RPCC 9/19 Wed 4:30 pm Rehearse and create the perfect “16 bar” musical theater audition as we coach you to select the song, and take part in a musical showcase for family and friends. 6 - 1 hr. classes - $89 / $110 nonresidents 11837 JCAHC 9/5 Wed 4:30 pm 11839 JCAHC 9/5 Wed 6:30 pm

FITNESS AND HEALTH NEW! Exercise: Air Band Afternoons (Ages 6 & Older)

LOW INTENSITY: Join us for walking adventures on Wednesdays for overall wellness and learning about nature! Meet at location listed below. Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 1 - 50 min. session - $3 drop in fee / $5 nonresidents 11046 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/5 Wed 11 am 11047 Barker Road Access 9/12 Wed 11 am 11048 Wilder Rd. Access 9/19 Wed 11 am 11049 87th Lane Access 9/26 Wed 11 am 11050 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/3 Wed 11 am 11051 Barker Road Access 10/10 Wed 11 am 11052 Wilder Rd. Access 10/17 Wed 11 am 11053 87th Lane Access 10/24 Wed 11 am 11054 Barker Road Access 10/31 Wed 11 am

NEW! Exercise: Yard Games (All Ages with Adult)

LOW INTENSITY: Join us for yard games on Wednesdays for overall wellness and learning about leisure! Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 4 - 40 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents 11830 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/5 Wed 12:15 pm 11831 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/3 Wed 12:15 pm 11832 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/7 Wed 12:15 pm

MODERATE INTENSITY: Designed for anyone who has always wanted to have fun playing in an air band! Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 6 - 40 min. sessions - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11789 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/8 Wed 2 pm 11791 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/19 Wed 2 pm 11792 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/31 Wed 2 pm 11794 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/12 Wed 2 pm

New! Exercise: Boys’ Contest Club (Ages 12 & Older)

Empower your child to stop bullying and use exercises to improve their fitness capacity! This class has no rules expect to have fun! Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 6 - 30 min. sessions - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11803 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/4 Thu 5:30 pm 11808 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/5 Thu 5:30 pm

NEW! Exercise: NERF® & Water Battles (Ages 6-12)

Design a battlefield and learn about battle-tested strategy. Class is both indoor and outdoor; please bring your own NERF® toys and waterguns. Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 8 - 40 min. lessons - $110 / $121 nonresidents 11814 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/30 Thu 1:30 pm 7 - 40 min. lessons - $96 / $107 nonresidents 11819 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 1:30 pm

Exercise: Newbie Walk/Run Class (Ages 14 & Older)

MODERATE INTENSITY: Designed for anyone who has been out of running or looking for some motivation to begin running/walking! Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 6 - 45 min. sessions - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11041 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/8 Wed 4 pm 11042 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/19 Wed 4 pm 11043 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/31 Wed 4 pm 11044 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/12 Wed 4 pm

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JCPRD U Healthy habits to last a lifetime! This holistic wellness program for ages three to 18 lets participants earn achievement badges in five wellness dimensions: physical, social, environmental, intellectual, and mindfulness. Enrollment is free! To learn more about JCPRD U, visit www.JCPRDU.com.

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Theater: Musical Auditions (Ages 12-16)

Participants will listen to classical music and poems to learn exercise techniques that can be interpreted through getting exercise. Class is both indoor and outdoor. Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 8 - 40 min. lessons - $110 / $121 nonresidents 11828 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/30 Thu 2:30 pm 7 - 40 min. lessons - $96 / $107 nonresidents 11829 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 2:30 pm


Fitness: Krazy Kids Workout (Ages 4 & Older)

MODERATE INTENSITY: Dynamic stretching and running, dance, music, and various types of fun and crazy routines keeps kids from getting bored. Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 6 - 40 min. sessions - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11056 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/8 Wed 10 am 11057 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/19 Wed 10 am 11058 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/31 Wed 10 am 11060 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/12 Wed 10 am

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Wellness: Mindfulness for Kids & Parents-Being Truly Happy (Ages 7 & Older)

Concepts of mindfulness will be taught through breathing exercises, stories, and meditation. Parents encouraged to attend sessions with their kids! 4 - 45 min. sessions - $20 / $22 nonresidents 11208 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/18 Tue 6 pm 11211 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/16 Tue 6 pm 11212 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/13 Tue 6 pm

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

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Gymnastics skills are taught on floor and men’s apparatus, starting with beginning level through more advanced. 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 10039 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 4:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10040 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 4:30 pm

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.

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. 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 10035 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/25 Sat Noon 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10036 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/27 Sat Noon

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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. 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 10049 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 4:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10054 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 4:30 pm

Gymnastics: Girls Beginning Level 1 (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. No class 9/3, 11/12 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10070 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 4:30 pm 10072 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 6:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 10073 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 4:30 pm 10074 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 6:30 pm 10075 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 4:30 pm 10076 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 5:30 pm 10077 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 4:30 pm 10078 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 6:30 pm 7 - 50 min. lessons - $99.75 / $109.73 nonresidents 10079 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 4:30 pm 10081 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 6:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10082 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 4:30 pm 10084 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 6:30 pm 10085 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 4:30 pm 10086 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 5:30 pm 10087 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 4:30 pm 10088 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 6:30 pm

We also offer Preschool Gymnastic Programs, See page 20.

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


Gymnastics: Girls Level 2 (Ages 6 & Older)

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. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10055 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 5:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 10056 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 5:30 pm 10057 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 6:30 pm 10058 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 5:30 pm 7 - 50 min. lessons - $99.75 / $109.73 nonresidents 10061 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 5:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10062 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 5:30 pm 10063 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 6:30 pm 10064 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 5:30 pm

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) 826-2954.

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. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10065 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 6:30 pm 7 - 50 min. lessons - $99.75 / $109.73 nonresidents 10066 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 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. 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 10067 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/24 Fri 4:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10068 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/26 Fri 4:30 pm

NEW! Gymnastics Special Event: Back to School Beginner Clinic (Girls Ages 6-12)

This clinic is designed to develop the fundamental gymnastics skills. Participants learn introductory skills on vault, bars, beam and floor. Receive discount on multiple children. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $20 / $22 nonresidents 11628 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/8 Sat 1:30 pm

NEW! Gymnastics Special Event: Intermediate/ Advanced Level Clinic (Girls Ages 6 -12)

Learn higher difficulty skills on vault, bars, beam, and floor. Must be enrolled in a Level 2 or 3 Class. Receive discount on multiple children. 1 - 1½ hr. sessions - $20 / $22 nonresidents 11632 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/22 Sat 1:30 pm

NEW! Gymnastics Special Event: Parents’ Night Out (Ages 6-12)

Have a fun night out while your child enjoys structured gymnastics, free time, games, and activities. Snacks welcome. Receive discount on multiple children. Limited Space. 1 - 3 hr. session - $18 / $22 nonresidents l COSTUME PARTY - Send your little monster in costume for our fun contest. Please bring a change of clothes. 11679 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/20 Sat 6 pm l TURKEY TIME - Thanksgiving is around the corner, let’s strut and run like turkeys do! 11682 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/3 Sat 6 pm

NEW! Gymnastics Special Event: Trick or Treat Boo-Bash Level 1 Beginner Clinic (Ages 6-12) This

clinic is designed to develop the fundamental gymnastics skills. Participants learn introductory skills on vault, bars, beam and floor. Receive discount on multiple children. 2 - 1 hr. sessions - $20 / $22 nonresidents 11633 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/11 Th,F 3:30 pm

NEW! Gymnastics Special Event: Turkey Tumble Level 2/3 Advanced Clinic (Girls Ages 6-12)

Learn higher difficulty skills on vault, bars, beam, and floor. Must be enrolled in a Level 2 or 3 Class. Receive discount on multiple children. 2 - 1 hr. sessions - $20 / $22 nonresidents 11634 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/19 M,T 4 pm

NEW! Gymnastics Special Event: Winter Camp

(Girls Ages 6-12) This fun filled camp is for female gymnasts of all skill levels. Each day will begin with exciting warmup games and end with obstacle challenges. 2 - 3½ hr. sessions - $80 / $88 nonresidents 10106 Mill Creek Activity Center 1/2 W,Th 8:30 am

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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. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10089 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/20 Mon 5:30 pm 9 - 50 min. lessons - $128.25 / $141 nonresidents 10090 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 4:30 pm 10091 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/21 Tue 6:30 pm 10092 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/22 Wed 4:30 pm 10093 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 4:30 pm 10094 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/23 Thu 6:30 pm 7 - 50 min. lessons - $99.75 / $109.73 nonresidents 10097 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/22 Mon 5:30 pm 8 - 50 min. lessons - $114 / $125.40 nonresidents 10098 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 4:30 pm 10099 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/23 Tue 6:30 pm 10100 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/24 Wed 4:30 pm 10101 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 4:30 pm 10102 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/25 Thu 6:30 pm


Wildlife Presentations: Birds of Prey (Grades 4 & Older)

By day or by night, out of the sky flies a rodent’s nightmare, the birds of prey. See live examples of majestic raptors and their special adaptations.

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 examples of food chains from the forest, pond, and prairie. See live members of each food chain.

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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)

NATURE & OUTDOORS 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.

Discover the needs and life cycles of an owl. Touch and examine wings, feathers, and talons. See an owl pellet and identify an owl by its call. For information and to schedule your group call (913) 826-2800. Available March through May. Instructors: interpretive staff. Live Animal Programs conducted in Kansas only. 1 - 45 min. session - Each Wildlife Presentation priced as follows: l At EMNC....................... 1-15 people - $38 / $41 nonresidents .........................................16-35 people - $45 / $49 nonresidents l At Your Location........1-35 people - $62 / $66 nonresidents l Each consecutive session..................$45 / $49 nonresidents

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 - $38 / $41 nonresidents Ernie Miller Park By Appt.

Nature Walks: Autumn (Ages 6-14)

Experience autumn’s beauty on a guided walk through Ernie Miller Park. Walks can be tailored for special interests and/or specific scout requirements. To schedule your group call (913) 826-2800. 1 - 1 hr. session Ernie Miller Nature Center 1-10 people - $32 / $34 nonresidents 11-15 people - $37 / $40 nonresidents

Outdoor Skills: Survival Hike (Ages 6 & 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.

Unless otherwise noted, leagues below are designed for team registrations. Individuals seeking teams may complete an individual recruitment form. Registration materials can be found at JCPRD.com/Sports

SPORTS Basketball: Clinic All Star (Ages 11-13)

This clinic is designed to teach the basic fundamentals of basketball. The kids will learn ball handling, passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. 6 - 60 min. lessons - $120 / $132 nonresidents 10295 68’s The Courts 9/16 Sun 7 pm 10296 68’s The Courts 11/4 Sun 7 pm

Basketball: Clinic Pro-Style (Ages 8-10)

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This clinic is designed to teach the basic fundamentals of basketball. The kids will learn ball handling, passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. 6 - 60 min. lessons - $120 / $132 nonresidents 10289 68’s The Courts 9/16 Sun 6 pm 10290 68’s The Courts 11/4 Sun 6 pm

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


Basketball: Clinic Rookie (Ages 6-8)

This clinic is designed to teach basic fundamentals for beginner basketball players. 6 - 60 min. lessons - $120 / $132 nonresidents 10287 68’s The Courts 9/16 Sun 5 pm 10288 68’s The Courts 11/4 Sun 5 pm

Basketball: Little Ballers - New Century Fieldhouse (Age 4-1st Grade)

Teams will meet once a week on Friday evenings, beginning in Jan. Detailed registration information can be found at www. gardnerkansas.gov in Oct. For questions, call (913) 826-2850.

Basketball: Middle School Winter Leagues Session 1 - Okun (Boys and Girls Teams, Grades 7 & 8)

This six-game season is for recreational through competitive teams. Boys will be scheduled on Tuesdays and girls on Thursdays with overflow on Sundays, Oct. 30 through Dec. 18.

Extend your season with this eight-game league open to recreational through competitive. Boys teams play on Tuesdays and girls on Thursdays with overflow on Sundays, Jan. 6 through March 3.

Basketball: Winter Break Camp (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. 3 - 1 ½ hr. Sessions - $50 / $55 nonresidents 9505 Okun Fieldhouse 1/2 W-F 1 pm

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 - 60 min. lessons - $85 / $93 nonresidents 10538 Heartland Fencing Academy 9/8 Sat 10 am 10539 Heartland Fencing Academy 9/10 Mon 4:30 pm 10554 Heartland Fencing Academy 10/20 Sat 10 am 10555 Heartland Fencing Academy 10/22 Mon 4:30 pm

Golf: Private Lesson - Junior, Heritage Park and Tomahawk Hills golf courses (Ages 7-17)

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.

Ice Skate: Learn to Skate (Ages 6-15)

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 10576 Kansas City Ice Center 8/13 Mon 6:25 pm 10579 Kansas City Ice Center 8/16 Thu 10 am 10580 Kansas City Ice Center 8/18 Sat 11:50 am 10581 Kansas City Ice Center 10/1 Mon 6:25 pm 10582 Kansas City Ice Center 10/4 Thu 10 am 10583 Kansas City Ice Center 10/6 Sat 11:50 am 10584 Kansas City Ice Center 11/26 Mon 6:25 pm 10585 Kansas City Ice Center 11/29 Thu 10 am 10586 Kansas City Ice Center 12/1 Sat 11:50 am

Basketball: Winter Break Camp (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. 3 - 1 ½ hr. sessions - $50 / $55 nonresidents 9506 Okun Fieldhouse 1/2 W-F 3 pm

Basketball: Youth Winter Leagues Okun (Boys and Girls Teams, Grades 2-6)

Open to recreational through competitive. Depending on grade levels, teams will be scheduled for 10 to 12 games on weeknight evenings from Oct. 29 through March 3.

Fencing: Introduction (Ages 4-13)

Learn fencing and develop agility, strength, speed, and discipline in these beginning classes held at one of the most successful fencing centers in the nation. 4 - 60 min. lessons - $80 / $88 nonresidents 10309 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 9/6 Thu 7 pm 10310 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 10/7 Sun 1 pm 10311 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 10/9 Tue 7 pm 10312 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 11/4 Sun 1 pm 10313 KC Fencing Center (Ages 10-13) 11/6 Tue 7 pm 4 - 60 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 10301 KC Fencing Center (Ages 6-9) 9/5 Wed 5 pm 10302 KC Fencing Center (Ages 6-9) 10/7 Sun 3 pm 10303 KC Fencing Center (Ages 6-9) 10/10 Wed 5 pm 10305 KC Fencing Center (Ages 6-9) 11/4 Sun 3 pm 10306 KC Fencing Center (Ages 6-9) 11/7 Wed 5 pm 4 - 45 min. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 10307 KC Fencing Center (Ages 4-6) 10/7 Sun 2 pm 10308 KC Fencing Center (Ages 4-6) 11/4 Sun 2 pm

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Basketball: Middle School Winter Leagues Session 2 - Okun (Boys and Girls Teams, Grades 7 & 8)

Fencing: Learn to Fence (Ages 7-13)


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 9605 Midwest Academy 9/4 Tue 6:30 pm 9606 Midwest Academy 10/2 Tue 6:30 pm 9607 Midwest Academy 11/6 Tue 6:30 pm 9608 Midwest Academy 12/4 Tue 6:30 pm

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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 9601 Midwest Academy 9/5 Wed 5:30 pm 9602 Midwest Academy 10/3 Wed 5:30 pm 9603 Midwest Academy 11/7 Wed 5:30 pm 9604 Midwest Academy 12/5 Wed 5:30 pm

Martial Arts: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Combative Course (Ages 13 & Older)

Learn the most effective street-proven self-defense techniques which work from a standing position or when the fight goes to the ground. No previous experience is necessary. 4 - 1 hr. lessons - $60 / $66 nonresidents 9609 Midwest Academy 9/4 Tue 7:15 pm 9610 Midwest Academy 10/2 Tue 7:15 pm 9611 Midwest Academy 11/6 Tue 7:15 pm 9613 Midwest Academy 12/4 Tue 7:15 pm

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 9614 Midwest Academy 9/4 Tue 5:30 pm 9615 Midwest Academy 10/2 Tue 5:30 pm 9616 Midwest Academy 11/6 Tue 5:30 pm 9617 Midwest Academy 12/4 Tue 5:30 pm

Martial Arts: Tae Kwon Do Karate (Ages 10 & Older)

Improve fitness, learn discipline, relieve stress, and develop self-defense 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 9822 Champion Martial Arts 9/10 M,W 6 pm 9823 Champion Martial Arts 9/11 T,Th 6 pm 9824 Champion Martial Arts 9/24 M,W 6 pm 9825 Champion Martial Arts 9/25 T,Th 6 pm 9826 Champion Martial Arts 10/1 M,W 6 pm 9827 Champion Martial Arts 10/2 T,Th 6 pm 9854 Champion Martial Arts 10/15 M,W 6 pm 10130 Champion Martial Arts 10/16 T,Th 6 pm 10125 Champion Martial Arts 10/29 M,W 6 pm 10131 Champion Martial Arts 10/30 T,Th 6 pm 10126 Champion Martial Arts 11/5 M,W 6 pm 10132 Champion Martial Arts 11/6 T,Th 6 pm 10127 Champion Martial Arts 11/19 M,W 6 pm 10133 Champion Martial Arts 11/20 T,Th 6 pm 10128 Champion Martial Arts 12/3 M,W 6 pm 10134 Champion Martial Arts 12/4 T,Th 6 pm 10129 Champion Martial Arts 12/10 M,W 6 pm 10135 Champion Martial Arts 12/11 T,Th 6 pm

Martial Arts: Tae Kwon Do Karate (Ages 6-12)

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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 10136 Champion Martial Arts 9/10 M,W 5:15 pm 10145 Champion Martial Arts 9/11 T,Th 5:15 pm 10137 Champion Martial Arts 9/24 M,W 5:15 pm 10146 Champion Martial Arts 9/25 T,Th 5:15 pm 10138 Champion Martial Arts 10/1 M,W 5:15 pm 10147 Champion Martial Arts 10/2 T,Th 5:15 pm 10139 Champion Martial Arts 10/15 M,W 5:15 pm 10148 Champion Martial Arts 10/16 T,Th 5:15 pm 10140 Champion Martial Arts 10/29 M,W 5:15 pm 10149 Champion Martial Arts 10/30 T,Th 5:15 pm 10141 Champion Martial Arts 11/5 M,W 5:15 pm 10150 Champion Martial Arts 11/6 T,Th 5:15 pm 10142 Champion Martial Arts 11/19 M,W 5:15 pm 10151 Champion Martial Arts 11/20 T,Th 5:15 pm 10143 Champion Martial Arts 12/3 M,W 5:15 pm 10152 Champion Martial Arts 12/4 T,Th 5:15 pm 10144 Champion Martial Arts 12/10 M,W 5:15 pm 10153 Champion Martial Arts 12/11 T,Th 5:15 pm

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Program registration is easy, see pages 4 & 5. Go to www.JCPRD.com for more details on our programs and to register.


Tennis: Genesis Rookies (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 - 60 min. lessons - $220 / $270 nonresidents 10194 Genesis Health Club 8/13 Mon 5 pm 10195 Genesis Health Club 8/15 Wed 5 pm 10196 Genesis Health Club 8/17 Fri 4 pm 10197 Genesis Health Club 8/18 Sat 2 pm 10198 Genesis Health Club 8/19 Sun Noon 10199 Genesis Health Club 10/22 Mon 5 pm 10200 Genesis Health Club 10/24 Wed 5 pm 10201 Genesis Health Club 10/26 Fri 4 pm 10202 Genesis Health Club 10/27 Sat 2 pm 10203 Genesis Health Club 10/28 Sun Noon

Tennis: Genesis Rookies Advanced (Ages 9-10)

Tennis: Genesis Smashers (Ages 11-13)

Rowing: Rowing Camp for Teens (Ages 12-18)

Learn the basics of indoor rowing with the Kansas City Rowing Club! Rowing is a full-body, low-impact, high-intensity workout. 4 - 2 hr. lessons - $150 / $165 nonresidents 10324 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/5 M-Th 4 pm

Soccer: Indoor League - Winter 1 & 2 New Century Fieldhouse (Ages 8-18)

Two six-game seasons will be offered. Leagues fill quickly so register early to secure a spot. Detailed league information can be found online at JCPRD.com/sports. For questions, call (913) 8262850.

Tennis: Genesis High School Prep (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 - $440 / $540 nonresidents 10223 Genesis Health Club 8/13 Mon 4 pm 10224 Genesis Health Club 8/15 Wed 4 pm 10225 Genesis Health Club 8/16 Thu 4 pm 10226 Genesis Health Club 8/18 Sat 2 pm 10227 Genesis Health Club 8/19 Sun 1 pm 10228 Genesis Health Club 10/22 Mon 4 pm 10229 Genesis Health Club 10/24 Wed 4 pm 10230 Genesis Health Club 10/25 Thu 4 pm 10231 Genesis Health Club 10/27 Sat 2 pm 10232 Genesis Health Club 10/28 Sun 1 pm

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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 - 90 min. lessons - $330 / $405 nonresidents 10234 Genesis Health Club 8/13 Mon 4:30 pm 10236 Genesis Health Club 8/14 Tue 4:30 pm 10237 Genesis Health Club 8/16 Thu 4:30 pm 10238 Genesis Health Club 8/18 Sat Noon 10239 Genesis Health Club 8/19 Sun 11:30 am 10241 Genesis Health Club 10/22 Mon 4:30 pm 10244 Genesis Health Club 10/23 Tue 4:30 pm 10245 Genesis Health Club 10/25 Thu 4:30 pm 10246 Genesis Health Club 10/27 Sat Noon 10247 Genesis Health Club 10/28 Sun 11:30 am

Tennis: Genesis Tennis Tots (Ages 4-6)

Give your child their first experience on a tennis court in an informal environment that establishes a foundation for gross motor skill development. 10 - 60 min. lessons - $220 / $270 nonresidents 10270 Genesis Health Club 8/13 Mon 5 pm 10272 Genesis Health Club 8/15 Wed 5 pm 10273 Genesis Health Club 8/17 Fri 4 pm 10274 Genesis Health Club 8/18 Sat 11 am 10275 Genesis Health Club 8/19 Sun 11 am 10276 Genesis Health Club 10/22 Mon 5 pm 10277 Genesis Health Club 10/24 Wed 5 pm 10278 Genesis Health Club 10/26 Fri 4 pm 10279 Genesis Health Club 10/27 Sat 11 am 10280 Genesis Health Club 10/28 Sun 11 am

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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 - 90 min. lessons - $330/ $405 nonresidents 10204 Genesis Health Club 8/13 Mon 4:30 pm 10205 Genesis Health Club 8/15 Wed 4:30 pm 10206 Genesis Health Club 8/17 Fri 5 pm 10207 Genesis Health Club 8/18 Sat Noon 10209 Genesis Health Club 8/19 Sun 4:30 pm 10217 Genesis Health Club 10/22 Mon 4:30 pm 10219 Genesis Health Club 10/24 Wed 4:30 pm 10220 Genesis Health Club 10/26 Fri 5 pm 10221 Genesis Health Club 10/27 Sat 1:30 pm 10222 Genesis Health Club 10/28 Sun 4:30 pm


NEW! Tennis: Green Ball Tennis Lessons (Ages 9-12)

Using balls with a slightly reduced bounce height, students’ transition to the full size 78-foot court. With continued supportive coaching students’ progress to regulation balls, the same as the pros! 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $75 / $83 nonresidents 11933 R Park 9/8 Sat 11 am

NEW! Tennis: Orange Ball Tennis Lessons (Ages 9–10)

Players develop their skills by using a ball designed to travel more slowly and bounce lower. Students receive lessons on a regulation net and a court shorter in length than standard. 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $75 / $83 nonresidents 11932 R Park 9/8 Sat 9:30 am

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NEW! Tennis: Red Ball Tennis Lessons (Ages 5–8)

Your little tennis pro will receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Junior rackets and low-bouncing balls are used on a reduced court with focus placed on learning the fundamentals. 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $75 / $83 nonresidents 11931 R Park 9/8 Sat 8 am

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 - $160 / $176 nonresidents 10771 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/1 Sat 11 am 10772 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/7 Fri 5 pm 10773 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/26 Fri 5 pm 10774 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/27 Sat 11 am

Tennis: Varsity Orange Program (Ages 9-12)

If you’ve had considerable basic tennis instruction before, progressing in the game is fun and fast with this program. 8 - 1 hr. lessons - $160 / $176 nonresidents 10720 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/1 Sat 11 am 10721 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/5 Wed 4:30 pm 10767 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/10 Mon 5 pm 10768 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/27 Sat 11am 10769 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/29 Mon 5 pm 10770 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/31 Wed4:30 pm

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 - $160 / $176 nonresidents 10713 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/1 Sat 10 am 10714 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/5 Wed 4 pm 10716 Overland Park Racquet Club 9/10 Mon 5 pm 10717 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/27 Sat 10 am 10718 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/29 Mon 4 pm 10719 Overland Park Racquet Club 10/31 Wed 5 pm

Volleyball: Winter Break Camp (Grades 3-8)

Stay warm over winter break! Practice serving, passing, setting, and hitting in small group drills and scrimmage-like play. Participants divided into groups based on age and ability. 3 - 3 hr. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 9557 Okun Fieldhouse 1/2 W-F 9 am 9488 New Century Fieldhouse 1/2 W-F 1:30 pm

Volleyball: Youth Winter Leagues Session 1 - Okun (Grades 3-12)

This ten-match season for recreational through competitive teams will run Nov. 3 through Dec. 15. Games will be played on Saturday mornings and afternoons.

Volleyball: Youth Winter Leagues Session 2 - Okun (Grades 3-12)

This ten-match season for recreational through competitive teams will run Jan. 5 through March 2. Games will be played on Saturday mornings and afternoons.

A DAY OF FAMILY FUN IN THE PARK

Mark your calendars now and plan to join us on Sept. 16!

Volleyball: Fall II/Winter League New Century Fieldhouse (Grades 3-8)

All games are played on Sunday evenings. The league accepts both team and individual registrations. Detailed league information can be found online at JCPRD.com/sports in September. For questions, call (913) 826-2850.

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Live on-stage performances Interactive activities Hayrides Concessions And so much more!

For more details, see page 12.

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


Special Populations

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

Come on out to learn, practice, and have a blast learning steps and shuffles for line dancing. Dinner is provided 1 - 2 hr. session - $15 8177 Roeland Park Community Center 1/14 Wed 6 pm

ABOUT OUR SPECIAL OLYMPICS & SPECIAL POPULATIONS PROGRAMS

Day Trips: Special Pops Overnight Trip to Great Wolf Lodge Resort (Ages 18 Older)

Special Populations offers recreational, educational, and social activities for mentally and physically challenged individuals. Information Line: (913) 686-6030 x 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) 831-3355 if interested.

Financial Assistance - Applications for financial assistance are available in the Registration Office, Bldg. D, Antioch Park. Call (913) 831-3359 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.

Bowling: Special Pops Friday Night Bowling (Ages 16 & Older)

Bowling is a great way to exercise and socialize! Waiver must be signed and on file. $11 gets you 2 games of bowling and shoes. 24 sessions - $11 each session 4131 AMF College Lanes 9/14 Fri 6 pm

Crafts: Special Pops Pumpkin Painting Party (Ages 16 & Older)

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Entertainment: Special Pops Bowling & Games at Main Event (Ages 16 & Older)

Join us for an evening of bowling and arcade games at the Main Event. Dinner will be provided prior to going to the Main Event. 1 - 3 hr. session - $25 10404 Antioch Park 8/7 Tue 5 pm

Hayrides: Special Pops Hayride (Ages 16 & Older)

It’s time for a great fall hayride. After the ride we’ll make s’mores & drink apple cider. 1 - 4 hr. session - $15 9727 Antioch Park 10/9 Tue 5 pm

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

Whether you are a beginner or experienced, this is a great way to learn and improve your playing. Located in Antioch Park Bldg. C 11 - 45 min. sessions - $30 9729 Antioch Park 9/12 Wed 6pm

Tours: Special Pops Tour of Lights (Ages 16 & Older)

It’s time to get creative with pumpkins. Paint, decorate and have fun! No dinner…but snacks are provided. 1 - 2 hr. session - $15 9282 RPCC Room 1 10/8 Mon 6 pm

Volunteers Needed!

Join us for a short get away at the Great Wolf Lodge. Price includes the room, the water park, dinner, and breakfast. 1 - Overnight Trip - $95 10336 Antioch Park 9/6 Thu Noon

What a great way to get in the spirit! Join us for a tour of holiday lights. Bring money for McDonald’s before we leave. 1 - 3 hr. session - $5 9728 Antioch Park 12/4 Tue 5:30 pm

If interested, call (913) 826-3027 for details. (913) 831-3359

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Dancing: Special Pops Wild, Wild West Country Line Dancing (Ages 16 & Older)


. Special Olympics Dates to Remember: Sept. 8 ................................................................................... Metro Softball

Sept. 13 ......................................................................................... Metro Golf Oct. 5 .............................................................................................. State Golf Oct. 6 & 7 ............................................................................... State Softball Oct. 20 ............... 9th Annual Cars in the Park Car Show Fundraiser Oct. 21........................................................................ Metro Soccer/Bocce Nov. 11 ..........................................................................State Soccer/Bocce

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

Just learning soccer or experienced, join our team to learn and improve. You must have a current physical on file prior to participating. 9 - 1 hr. sessions - $30 10399 Trailridge Middle School 9/11 Tue 6 pm

Bocce: Special Olympics Bocce Ball Practice (Ages 9 & Older)

Bocce is a fun sport to learn and even more fun to play! You must have a current physical on file prior to participating. 9 - 1 hr. sessions - $20 10395 Antioch Park 9/11 Tue 5:30 pm 10398 Antioch Park 9/11 Tue 6:15 pm

Floor Hockey: Special Olympics Floor Hockey Practice (Ages 8 & Older)

SPECIAL POPS

Come join your friends as you enhance your floor hockey skills. Current physical must be on file prior to participating. Sign up soon! 8 - 1 hr. sessions - $25 10401 Horizons High School 11/7 Wed 6 pm

Ice Skating: Special Olympics Ice Skating Practice (Ages 9 & Older)

Beginners or experienced - learn or improve. You must have a current physical on file prior to participating. 13 - 45 min. sessions - $40 9730 KC Ice Center (Experienced) 10/6 Sat 11:15 am 9730 KC Ice Center (Beginners) 10/6 Sat 11:50 am

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Adult

ENRICHMENT & SPECIAL INTERESTS NEW! Cards: Bridge Workshops (Ages 18 & Older)

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. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $7 / $8 nonresidents 12428 MBPC Plan the Play 11/1 Thu 6 pm 12429 MBPC Entries 11/8 Thu 6 pm 12430 MBPC Weak Two & Three Bids 11/15 Thu 6 pm Learn tips and tricks for using Ebay’s selling functions. Find out how to sell items for extra income, and receive free tools to maximize profits. 1 - 2 hr. lesson - $35 / $39 nonresidents 11540 Blue Valley Recreation Center 11/12 Mon 6 pm

NEW! Computers: iMovie-Fun

Creative Memories (Ages 16 & Older)

Learn to build a movie that looks like it came from a professional director. Don’t just let old photos sit in a box; release them to the digital age. 1 - 2 hr. lesson - $30 / $33 nonresidents 11542 Blue Valley Recreation Center 10/15 Mon 6 pm

Explore outdoor cooking and get ready for your next camping trip, cookout, or family night in the backyard. Gain skills and a recipe to create a great fire pit meal. 1 - 2½ hr. session - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11690 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 10/13 Sat 9:30 am

NEW! Cooking: Game Day Food (Ages 18 & Older)

Get geared up for the big game by learning to make some healthy tailgate foods that are sure to please the crowd! 1 - 2 hr. session - $36 / $41 nonresidents 11524 Roeland Park Community Center 9/19 Wed 5:30 pm

NEW! Cooking: One Pot Meals (Ages 18 & Older)

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NEW! Computers: eBay Selling (Ages 18 & Older)

NEW! Cooking: Cooking in the Pit (Ages 18 & Older)

Easy cooking at its healthiest. Discover simple one pot meal ideas that make dinner quick and healthy. Meal included. 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $36 / $41 nonresidents 11692 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 1/7 Wed 12 pm

NEW! Gardening: Planting Spring Bulbs (Ages 18 & Older)

Looking for a colorful spring garden? Learn about daffodils, tulips and many other bulbs that are planted in the fall to supply that spring color. 1 - 1 ½ hr. session - $5 / $6 nonresidents 12302 Roeland Park Community Center 10/8 Mon 6 pm

NEW! Computers: Robotics-Battle Bots (Ages 16 & Older) Build a robot and compete in a battle competition. This class is perfect for someone who has a big imagination and likes to build things. 2 - 2 hr. lessons - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11541 Blue Valley Recreation Center 10/8 Mon 6 pm

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Museum Program: 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. 11641 JCAHC 10/20 Sat 1 pm 11644 JCAHC 12/19 Wed 10:30 am

NEW! Museum Program: Lunch and Learn -

The Flu: Worse than the Black Death (Ages 18 & Older)

Learn about the 1918 flu pandemic and the modern seasonal flu from a medical collection curator and Johnson County Public Health expert. Bring a lunch. 1 - 1 hr. program - $5, includes museum admission. Museum members receive a 20% discount - call (913) 831-3359 to register and claim discount. 11650 JCAHC 9/12 Wed 11:30 am

NEW! Sewing: Learn to Sew (Ages 14 & Older)

Learn to sew and create a project with a full orientation on supplies, and an introduction to the sewing machine. Call (913) 826-2950 for a supply list. 1 - 90 min. lesson - $30 / $33 nonresidents 10530 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/15 Sat 9 am

ADULT

We offer Individual and Corporate Memberships to the Roeland Park Community Center Fitness Room. For details, call (913) 826-3160.

FINE & PERFORMING ARTS Buy One Vet One In partnership with the Arts Council of Johnson County and After Action Network, Operation: Art, any program designated as B1V1 will include an additional $5 fee allowing a Veteran to join the same participating program at no cost. This charitable program is presented as part of a grant awarded by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission. Learn more about Operation: Art by visiting afteractionnetwork.org.

Art: An Introduction to Light, B1V1 (Ages 21 & Older)

Learn the basics of digital photography with a focus on manual control of the camera and explore ideas of conceptualizing the shot. 2 - 3 hr. classes - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11733 JCAHC 10/13 Sat 1 pm 10/15 Mon 6 pm

Art: Arts, Not Crafts (Ages 16 & Older)

Learn the basic guidelines of the two-dimensional medium of your choice and take it to the level you want. Artists will act as guides. 15 - 2½ hr. classes - $125 / $145 nonresidents 11636 JCAHC 9/13 Thu 6 pm

Art: Ceramics (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. l Ceramics I 8 - 2½ hr. classes - $165 / $175 nonresidents 11638 JCAHC 9/4 Tue 6 pm l Ceramics II 8 - 2½ hr. classes - $165 / $175 nonresidents 11639 JCAHC 10/30 Tue 6 pm

Art: Color Theory, B1V1 (Ages 21 & Older)

Explore the medium of acrylic paint by practicing color mixing and color balance. Show consistent and controlled appearance in the final project by using a color theory grid technique. 1 - 3 hr. class - $35 / $40 nonresidents 11734 JCAHC 9/10 Mon 6 pm

Art: Drawing I (Ages 16 & Older)

Introductory drawing techniques will be covered as you explore various drawing mediums such as graphite and charcoal. Elements of art and principles of design will also be covered. 4 - 2 hr. classes - $80 / $88 nonresidents 11735 JCAHC 10/6 Sat 1 pm

Art: Mixed Media, B1V1 (Ages 21 & Older)

Discover a unique visual adventure by integrating a variety of materials; create personal treasure maps that tell a visual story through images and color. 1 - 3 hr. class - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11736 JCAHC 10/8 Mon 6 pm 11737 JCAHC 11/13 Tue 6 pm

Art: Painting Portraits and Figures (Ages 16 & Older)

With a focus on drawing following by use of watercolor, you will learn how to recreate a portrait from a photograph with direction provided by teaching artist, Eugene Bortnick, M.D. Contact devin. graham@jocogov.org for a supplies list. 8 - 2 hr. classes - $100 / $110 nonresidents 11738 JCAHC 9/17 Mon 6 pm

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Art: Watercolor I (Ages 16 & Older)

Discover how versatile watercolor can be, and explore basic techniques including color theory, blending, and when to use a hard line. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org for details. 4 - 2 hr. classes - $80 / $88 nonresidents 11740 JCAHC 9/5 Wed 6 pm 11739 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 1 pm

Music: Beginning Guitar (Ages 16 & Older)

Go from guitar zero to guitar hero when you learn beginning finger styles and chord patterns. Use your own guitar or rentals available, electric or acoustic taught. 4 - 1 hr. classes - $60 / $66 nonresidents 11742 JCAHC 9/8 Sat 9 am 11744 JCAHC 11/3 Sat 9 am

Theater: Musical Auditions (Ages 16 & Older)

Rehearse and create the perfect “16 bar” musical theater auditions as we coach you to select the perfect song, and take part in a musical showcase for family and friends. 6 - 1 hr. classes - $89 / $110 nonresidents 11746 JCAHC 9/13 Thu 5 pm

Theater: Advanced Acting Masterclass (Ages 16 & Older)

Find the perfect audition monologue as well as a strong duet scene, be introduced to advanced acting styles and be more equipped and advanced as a professional performer. 8 - 1½ hr. classes - $95 / $115 nonresidents 11747 JCAHC 9/13 Thu 6:30 pm

JCPRD CODE OF CONDUCT

Participants shall: 1. Show respect to all participants and program staff and/or supervisors.

Fitness classes held at JCPRD facilities are classified under the following fitness levels: l Low Intensity - During exercise, participant’s breathing patterns change little and there is minimal risk for lower body injury. l Moderate Intensity - Breathing patterns change, but participant is still able to talk. Exercises may involve one or both feet leaving the ground at times. l 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.

We also offer youth fitness classes at Mill Creek Activity Center, see pages 27 & 28.

NEW! Exercise: Comedy Club Exercise (Ages 18 & Older) Comedy Club Exercise will take your comedy skills to the next level while incorporating fun exercise routines! This class teaches the value of laughter! Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 4 - 40 min. sessions - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11741 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/4 Thu 6:30 pm 11743 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/1 Thu 6:30 pm

Exercise: Fitness Equipment Orientations

(Ages 18 & Older, youth 14-17 must accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Are you not quite sure how to use machines or weights? Contact (913) 826-2950 for an appointment. 1 - 30 min. session - FREE 11745 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/15 By Appt.

Exercise: Mill Creek Activity Center Punch Cards (Ages 18 & 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 - 60 min. sessions - $30 Punch Card Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/31 Varies 20 - 60 min. sessions - $60 Punch Card Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/31 Varies 5 - Track Visits - $10 Punch Card Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/31 Varies 10 - Track Visits - $20 Punch Card Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/31 Varies Guest fee with Punch Card Holder - 1 Visit - $5 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/31 Varies

2. Take direction from program staff/supervisors. 3. Refrain from using abusive or foul language. 4. Refrain from causing bodily harm to self, other participants, or program staff/supervisors. 5. Refrain from damaging equipment, supplies, and facilities. 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 & Recreation District.

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ADULT

All participants are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times while participating, being a spectator, or attending any program or activity conducted or sponsored by the Johnson County Park & 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.

FITNESS & HEALTH


NEW! Exercise: WERQ (Ages 18 & Older) 7 - 50 min. sessions - $52 / $58 nonresidents 11761 MBPC 10/29 8 - 50 min. sessions - $60 / $67 nonresidents 11769 MBPC 10/31 11767 MBPC 11/1

Mon 8:30 am Wed 8:30 am Thu 5:30 pm

NEW! Exercise: HIIT (Ages 18 & Older)

Burn more in less time! Use short bursts of high-intensity exercise with low-activity rest periods to get the most of your workout. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $60 / $67 nonresidents 11787 MBPC 10/30 Tue 5:30 pm 11780 MBPC 11/2 Fri 8:30 am

Fitness: Monday Mojo Walks (Ages 18 & Older, youth 16

and under must be accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Start the week off with good energy and join us for walking adventures at the Prairie Village parks. Call 913-826-2950 for more information. 1 - 60 min. session - Free 11863 Porter Park 9/10 Mon 9 am 10795 Meadowbrook Park 9/17 Mon 9 am 11866 Harmon Park 9/24 Mon 9 am 11867 Franklin Park 10/1 Mon 9 am

ERNIE MILLER NATURE CENTER ADULT

909 North K-7 Highway, Olathe, Kansas, 66061 (one mile north of 135th Street)

Park Trails Open Dawn to Dusk Daily 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. SUMMER HOURS - March 1 through Oct. 31 l Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm Nature’s Corner Gift Shop closed Noon to 1 pm l Sunday: 1 to 5 pm Closed Sundays from June 1 - Aug. 31 WINTER HOURS (Nov. 1 through Feb. 28) l Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon to 1 pm for Lunch) l Sunday: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Fitness: Outdoor Fitness in the Park (Ages 18 & Older) Get outside and get in shape with our personal trainers! Improve your health while learning to make healthier choices. Contact Nathan at (913) 826-2953 for an appointment. 1 - 60 min. sessions - $43 / $47 nonresidents 10654 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10678 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10677 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10679 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 12/1-12/31 By Appt. 3 - 60 min. sessions - $120 / $132 nonresidents 10681 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10682 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10683 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10684 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 2/1-12/31 By Appt. 6 - 60 min. sessions - $210 / $231 nonresidents 10689 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10690 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10691 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10692 JCPRD & Prairie Village Parks 12/1-12/31 By Appt.

Fitness: Personal Training (Ages 18 & Older)

Establish exercise goals, cardiovascular, and strength training programs, and learn to make healthier choices. Three class options to choose from. Contact Nathan at (913) 826-2953 for an appointment. 1 - 60 min. session - $20/ $22 nonresidents 10722 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10723 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10724 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10725 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/1-12/31 By Appt. 3 - 60 min. sessions - $60 / $66 nonresidents 10703 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10726 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10729 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10730 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/1-12/31 By Appt. 6 - 60 min. sessions - $120 / $132 nonresidents 10731 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10732 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10733 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10734 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/1-12/31 By Appt.

There are no upper age limits for JCPRD adult programs If you meet the minimum age requirement, feel free to sign up and join in!

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


Fitness: Specialized Private Training (Ages 18 & Older)

Looking for a more focused approach to your fitness? Our specialized instructor can guide you to improved health and fitness. Contact (913) 826-2950 for an appointment. 1 - 60 min. sessions - $43 / $47 nonresidents 10735 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10736 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10783 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10785 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/1-12/31 By Appt. 3 - 60 min. sessions - $120 / $132 nonresidents 10786 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10788 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10789 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10791 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/1-12/31 By Appt. 6 - 60 min. sessions - $210 / $231 nonresidents 10792 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-9/30 By Appt. 10793 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/1-10/31 By Appt. 10794 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/1-11/30 By Appt. 10795 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/1-12/31 By Appt.

Wellness: Fitness Questions Answered (Ages 18 & Older) Are you not quite sure how to start a new fitness program? Talk with a knowledgeable wellness expert to meet your fitness goals. Call (913) 826-2950 for an appointment. 1 - 45 min. session - $30 / $33 nonresidents 11871 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/15 By Appt.

NEW! Wellness: Medicare 101 (Ages 18 & Older)

Now is the time to learn helpful information about Medicare benefits and insurance. This program is designed to help you or help you assist others. 1 - 1 hr. program - $3 / $4 nonresidents 11623 MBPC 10/30 Tue 5:30 pm 11627 MCAC 10/20 Sat 9 am

NEW! Wellness: Watts Up with Meditation (Ages 18 & Older)

Wellness: Worksite & School Initiatives (Ages 18 & Older)

Our wellness coordinator will give you the tools, tips, and training to begin to implement the foundation of your wellness initiative. Contact (913) 826-2953 for an appointment. 1 - Initial consultation - FREE 10796 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/31 By Appt.

MODERATE INTENSITY: Dynamic stretching and breathing gets fused with Black Metal to keep adults from getting bored. Call (913) 826-2950 for more information. 6 - 30 min. sessions - $45 / $50 nonresidents 11755 Mill Creek Activity Center 8/8 Wed 3:15 pm 11757 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/19 Wed 3:15 pm 11759 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/31 Wed 3:15 pm 11762 Mill Creek Activity Center 12/12 Wed 3:15 pm

Yoga: Hatha (Gentle) Yoga (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 - $39 / $43 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $76 / $84 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $151 / $166 nonresidents RPCC M,Th 4:30 pm

NEW! Yoga: Yoga (Ages 18 & Older)

LOW INTENSITY: Stretch, center, and find your breath. Work on flexibility, balance, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats. All fitness levels are welcome. 7 - 50 min. sessions - $52 / $58 nonresidents 11798 MBPC 10/29 Mon 5:30 pm 8 - 50 min. sessions - $60 / $67 nonresidents 11812 MBPC 11/1 Thu 8:30 am 11815 MBPC 10/30 Tue 8:30 am 11817 MBPC 10/31 Wed 5:30 pm

TIMBERRIDGE ADVENTURE CENTER

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Concepts of meditation will be taught through listening to teachings from Professor Alan Watts. Participants encouraged to attend with an open mind and be ready to discuss! 4 - 30 min. sessions - $30 / $35 nonresidents 11770 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/20 Thu 6 pm 11772 Mill Creek Activity Center 10/18 Thu 6 pm 11773 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/15 Thu 6 pm

NEW! Yoga: Black Metal Yoga (Ages 14 & Older)

12300 S. Homestead Lane, Olathe TimberRidge is an ideal setting for a variety of events. Our offerings include: rentals, challenge course, team building, birthday parties, camps, specials events, and camping. The site includes over 200 acres of diverse landscapes divided by a series of ponds. Available by reservation only. Rental opportunities include:

l Whispering Pine Shelter - accommodates up to 200 people l Welcome Center - accommodates up to 80 people with a wrap-around outdoor deck Other amenities available with rental include:

Pedal boats, canoes, kayaks, BB gun range, archery range, 40-foot climbing tower, hiking, and fishing (catch & release only).

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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 - $45 / $50 nonresidents 10851 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/24 Mon 5:30 pm 10853 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/26 Wed 5:30 pm 10854 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/5 Mon 5:30 pm 7 - 50 min. sessions - $53 / $58 nonresidents 10856 Mill Creek Activity Center 11/7 Wed 5:30 pm

NEW! Yoga: Yoga/Fitness Punch Card (Ages 14 & Older)

Choose to use our weight room, cardio equipment, track, or a fitness class. To purchase your punch card or for additional information, please stop by or call (913) 826-2950. 1 - 4 weeks unlimited punches - $40 Mill Creek Activity Center 9/1-12/31 Varies

NATURE & OUTDOORS Birding: Owl Prowl (Ages 18 & Older)

Whoooo makes their home in Ernie Miller Nature Park? Come for an informative talk featuring live owls and an evening hike through the park. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $8 / $9 nonresidents 11671 Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/15 Thu 7 pm

Go Green: Worm Bin Workshop (Ages 18 & Older and

Children 8 & Older must Accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Discover the fun in making organic fertilizer inside your home with vermiculture! Make your own worm bin, complete with a half-pound of worms to take home. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $29 / $33 nonresidents 11673 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/11 Thu 9 am 11693 Meadowbrook Park 11/7 Tue 1 pm

Boating: Evening Kayak Excursion (Ages 18 & Older)

Enjoy the evening on the water as we kayak around Shawnee Mission Park Lake. Beginner Excursion starts with a safety briefing and instruction. Intermediate Excursion requires kayaking skills. 1 - 2 hr. session - $24 / $26 nonresidents 11676 SMP Lake Beginner 10/6 Sat 6:30 pm 11686 SMP Lake Intermediate 10/13 Sat 6:30 pm

Map & Compass: Orienteering Workshop (Ages 16 &

Older and Children accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Do you like to hike cross-country but fear losing your way? This beginner’s workshop introduces you to orienteering using a topographic map and a magnetic compass. 1 - 3 hr. session - $15 / $17 nonresidents 11689 Ernie Miller Nature Center 10/27 Sat 9 am

Teambuilding: Amazing Challenge Program (Ages 18 & Older)

Our brand new team building game with a twist! Teams take on physical challenges and puzzles to compete for the best time and bragging rights at the office. Fee: $30 / person, non-profit or government, $35/person, corporate. Min. 10 people.

Yoga: Green at Heart Hike (Ages 16 & Older)

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MILDALE FARM

Experience the power of a walk in nature fused with the awareness of yoga to stretch and renew your mind, body, and spirit. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $8 / $9 nonresidents 11694 Ernie Miller Nature Center 11/4 Sun 2 pm

Outdoor Skills: Ernie Miller Park & Shawnee Mission Park Orienteering Courses (All Ages)

Try one or both of our self-guided orienteering courses at Shawnee Mission or Ernie Miller parks. Packets with maps and instructions are available to purchase. For more information call (913) 888-4713 for the Shawnee Mission Park course or (913) 826-2800 for the Ernie Miller Park course.

SPORTS Basketball: League Play - Intermediate (Ages 18 & Older)

l Weddings l Reunions l Holiday Parties l Banquets l Coporate Retreats l and more! Call for information or to reserve your date

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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. For more information, call (913) 579-9535. 4 - 60 min. lessons - $80 / $88 nonresidents 10314 KC Fencing Center (women) 9/5 Wed 7 pm 10315 KC Fencing Center (coed) 9/6 Thu 7 pm 10316 KC Fencing Center (coed) 10/7 Sun 2:30 pm 10319 KC Fencing Center (coed) 10/9 Tue 7 pm 10320 KC Fencing Center (women) 10/10 Wed 7 pm 10321 KC Fencing Center (coed) 11/4 Sun 2:30 pm 10322 KC Fencing Center (coed) 11/6 Tue 7 pm 10323 KC Fencing Center (women) 11/7 Wed 7 pm

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


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) 636-3769. 6 - 1 hr. lessons - $85 / $93 nonresidents 10557 Heartland Fencing Academy 9/8 Sat 10 am 10558 Heartland Fencing Academy 9/10 Mon 7:30 pm 10560 Heartland Fencing Academy 10/20 Sat 10 am 10562 Heartland Fencing Academy 10/22 Mon 7:30 pm

Golf: Group Lessons Heritage Park and Tomahawk Hills golf courses (Ages 18 & Older) Learn the basics including stance and grip, etiquette, and rules. For scheduling and fees, call (913) 829-4653 for Heritage Park or (913) 6318000 for Tomahawk Hills, or visit JCPRD.com/golf.

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.

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 10490 Kansas City Ice Center 8/13 Mon 6:25 pm 10492 Kansas City Ice Center 8/16 Thu 10 am 10493 Kansas City Ice Center 8/18 Sat 11:50 am 10496 Kansas City Ice Center 10/1 Mon 6:25 pm 10497 Kansas City Ice Center 10/4 Thu 10 am 10498 Kansas City Ice Center 10/6 Sat 11:50 am 10499 Kansas City Ice Center 11/26 Mon 6:25 pm 10500 Kansas City Ice Center 11/29 Thu 10 am 10504 Kansas City Ice Center 12/1 Sat 11:50 am

Martial Arts: Hapkido (Ages 15 & 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. 8 - 50 min. lessons - $65 / $72 nonresidents 10116 Champion Martial Arts 9/11 T,Th 7 pm 10117 Champion Martial Arts 9/25 T,Th 7 pm 10118 Champion Martial Arts 10/2 T,Th 7 pm 10119 Champion Martial Arts 10/16 T,Th 7 pm 10120 Champion Martial Arts 10/30 T,Th 7 pm 10121 Champion Martial Arts 11/6 T,Th 7 pm 10122 Champion Martial Arts 11/20 T,Th 7 pm 10123 Champion Martial Arts 12/4 T,Th 7 pm 10124 Champion Martial Arts 12/11 T,Th 7 pm

Self Defense: T.A.K.E. Foundation Seminar (Women and Girls - Ages 12 & Older) This program represents a living legacy in honor of Ali Kemp. Participants will learn basic self-defense techniques. Registering in pairs is recommended. Visit takedefense.org for class updates and registration information.

Slowpitch Softball: League Play (Ages 18 & Older)

Leagues are offered Sunday through Friday and offer men’s and coed on each night, in spring, summer, and fall. Visit JCPRD.com/sports or call (913) 826-2900 for more information.

Program Registraion is easy, see pages 4 & 5.

ADULT

Program Sponsor

Program locations, page 57

(913) 831-3359

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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.

SPORTS OFFICIALS

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.

Ever thought about becoming a JCPRD sports official?

TRAVEL Outdoor Adventure: Loess Bluff Eagle Days (Ages 18 & Older and Children accompanied by Parent/Guardian) Attend a presentation with an up-close look at a mature Bald Eagle and tour the refuge. It’s possible to observe 150-200 Bald Eagles as well as other wildlife. 1 - 7 hr. trip - $47 11696 Loess Bluff Wildlife Refuge 12/1 Sat 6:45 am

GAME ON! Call Tom for details

(913) 826-2921 Apply online

www.JCPRD.com/jobs Basketball l Flag Football l Soccer Softball l Volleyball l All Seasons

ADULT

Check out our 50 Plus extended travel destinations, page 54.

Shawnee Mission Health #2

Program Sponsor

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


50 Plus 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 - 1½ hr. sessions - $81 / $88 nonresidents 11106 MRCC 9/11 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. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $7 / $8 nonresidents 11107 MRCC Scoring 11/26 11108 MRCC Lead 12/3 11109 MRCC Defensive Signals 12/10

Mon Mon Mon

4 pm 4 pm 4 pm

1 - 3 hr. session - $18 / $20 nonresidents 11112 MRCC 10/8

Mon 9:30 am

NEW! Cooking: Dried Herb and Spices Spices are the foundation to every good dish. Come and learn how to make common household spices with a food dehydrator. All supplies included. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $36 / $41 nonresidents 11458 RPCC 11/15

Thu

10 am

NEW! Cooking: Insta- What? Instant Pots are the latest trend. Find out what it is, how it works, and make a holiday meal. All supplies included. 1 - 1½ hr. session - $36 / $41 nonresidents 11459 RPCC 12/11

Tue

5:30 pm

1 - 1½ hr. session - $36 / $41 nonresidents 11565 MBPC 12/5

Wed Noon

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

9/7-12/28 Fri

1 pm

Crafts: Knitting Hats from the Heart Join this generous group of individuals who knit and crochet hats for charity weekly. Free lessons given to beginners. Donations accepted, Call (913) 826-3160 for information. 1 - 2 hr. class - FREE RPCC

9/4-12/18 Tue

1 pm

Crafts: Pinterest® Party Bring that Pinterest® project to life with step-by-step instructions to add a special touch for your next holiday gathering. Supplies provided. 1 - 2 hr. class - $25 / $28 nonresidents 11113 MRCC 11/8

Thu

50 PLUS

NEW! Cards: Learn No Trump in a Day Learn No Trump Bidding, No Trump Conventions, and Play No Trump in a day. Optional lunch afterward at Mi Ranchito.

NEW! Cooking: Save Your Memory Cook to support brain and body! Learn about a specific nutrient that can help you age better. Meal included.

10 am

Games: Bingos BINGO! Delight in food, prizes, fun and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Register one week in advance by calling (913) 831-5559.

1 - 2 hr. session - $5 / $6 nonresidents; Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the Bingo Program. No additional charge for bingo. 11118 RPCC Apple Cider 9/27 Thu 1:30 pm 11120 MRCC Tricks & Treats 10/10 Wed 1:30 pm 11122 NCF Fantasy Football 11/1 Thu 1:30 pm 11577 MBPC Pumpkin Spice 11/6 Tue 1:30 pm 11126 MRCC Candy Cane Lane 12/12 Wed 1:30 pm

Don’t forget our Low Fee / No Fee 50 Plus Program Offerings, see pages 47 & 48. Program locations, page 57

(913) 831-3359

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Special Interest: AARP Smart Driver Course Keep your driving skills sharp! Completing an AARP Smart Driver Course can mean a discount with some insurance companies. No tests given. AARP membership card not required. 2 - 4 hr. sessions - $15 / $20 non-AARP Members 11462 RPCC 10/13 Sat 11128 NCF 11/13 T,W 11129 TRCC 12/5 W,Th

9 am 9 am 9 am

NEW! Special Interest: DIY Medicare Part D Learn how to enroll yourself in a Medicare Part D. Use step-by-step instructions and find what plan works best for you. 1 - 1 hr. classes - $3 / $4 nonresidents 12301 RPCC 10/10 11572 MCAC 11/3

Wed Sat

2:30 pm 9 am

NEW! Special Interest: Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate What will happen to your non-titled items when you can no longer use them? We’ll discuss how you can begin to make a plan for your belongings. 1 - 1 hr. class - $3 / $4 nonresidents 11132 MRCC 12/14

Fri

1 pm

Special Interest: Learn Humor Workshop What tickles your funny bone and makes others laugh? Learn from an expert comedy writer how to use humor in writing, speeches, and day-to-day life. Workbook included. 1 - 1½ hr. workshop - $17 / $19 nonresidents 11133 TRCC 10/18 Thu

1:30 pm

NEW! Special Interest: Lunch & Learn Genealogy Basics Find your roots, and get started with Genealogy. Let the Johnson County Genealogical Society help you learn where and how to start the search for your ancestors.

50 PLUS

1 - 2 hr. sessions - $18 / $20 nonresidents (includes lunch) 11566 MBPC 10/30 Tue 11:30 am

NEW! Special Interest: Lunch & Learn Truman - Behind the Man Before he was president, Harry Truman was many things. Listen while you lunch to a presentation from a local Truman expert.

1 - 2 hr. session - $18 / $20 nonresidents (includes lunch) Save $5 off the trip when you register for both programs at once. 11567 MBPC 11/8 Thu 11:30 am

NEW! Special Interest: Master of Memory This four-week program will include presentations on memory and learning, memory strategies, nutrition, medications, medical conditions, and exercise for the body and mind.

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Fri

3 - 2 hr. classes - $50

l THE GEOGRAPHY OF KANSAS - Explore the physical and

human geography of Kansas, including land and climate, the rise of its cities, and its struggle for the survival of small towns. 11463 RPCC 9/13 Thu 7 pm l KANSAS, THE CRADLE OF BASKETBALL - We’ll cover basketball’s first 50 years, including James Naismith, the McPherson Globe Refiners, who won the first Olympic gold medal in 1936, and Phog Allen. 11464 RPCC 10/10 Wed 7 pm l FAITHS OF OUR FOUNDERS - Examine how the framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights saw the role of religion in the nation and the relationship between church and state. 11578 MBPC 10/11 Thu 2 pm l ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY: ITS HISTORY AND ITS HEROES - We’ll review Arlington’s history as Robert E. Lee’s home; recount lives of heroes buried there; visit its memorials; and examine eligibility rules, military honors, and cemetery administration.

11134 MRCC

TBA

1 pm

TBA

TBA

l HINGES OF HISTORY: HOW OUR BORDER REGION HAS CHANGED AMERICA - Discover how American history has

turned on events in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region from the Louisiana Purchase to Bleeding Kansas to Brown v. Board of Education. 11620 MBPC 11/1 Thu 2 pm

NEW! Special Interest: Simplifying Your Holidays Learn how to have a happy holiday season and not become a Grinch over holiday expenses. Great ideas for finding meaning and purpose with your spending. 1 - 1 hr. class - $3 / $4 nonresidents 11135 MRCC 11/2

The below program ties into our Truman - Behind the Presidency Day Trip on Nov. 15, see page 53.

4 - 1 hr. classes - $12 / $13 nonresidents 11525 MRCC 9/14

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

Fri

1 pm

Special Interest: Support Group - Skillbuilders This group provides education and support for widows, widowers, and caregivers. Socialize and listen to a new program each week. No pre-registration required, call (913) 826-2830 for programs list. 10 - 2 hr. sessions - FREE 11136 TRCC

9/13

Thu

9:45 am

Participants of technology classes must know the device and App store usernames and passwords associated with their smartphone accounts.

Technology: BYOC - Bring Your Own Cell Phone Learn the very basics of cell phone functions including: how to make calls, create contacts, send and receive text messages, set-up voicemail, and ringtone settings. 1 - 2 hr. class - $17 / $19 nonresidents 11138 MRCC 11/15

Thu

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

10 am


Technology: Cell Phone Photography Take photos with better composition using your smartphone! Learn to store and send pictures, plus more. 1 - 2 hr. class - $17 / $19 nonresidents 11140 MRCC 10/25

Thu 10 am

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 - $17 / $19 nonresidents 11142 MRCC 9/20

Thu 10 am

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 - $56 / $61 nonresidents RPCC

By Appt.

Computers: Photo Sharing & Editing Photos filling up your memory card? Learn how to transfer, organize, share, and print photos. Basic editing skills also covered. 1 - 2 hr. class - $17 / $19 nonresidents 11514 RPCC 9/28 11515 RPCC 10/5 11516 RPCC 11/2

Fri Fri Fri

10 am 10 am 10 am

FINE & PERFORMING ARTS 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 9/7-12/28

Fri

9 am

Art: Painter’s Palette Techniques, styles, and tips taught with pastel, watercolor, acrylic, or oil. Individual instruction and peer assistance provided. 5 Punch Art Card - $51 / $56 nonresidents 10 Punch Art Card - $102 / $112 nonresidents TRCC 9/10-12/17 Mon 9:30 am MRCC 9/6-12/27 Thu 1:30 pm TRCC 9/7-12/21 Fri 9:30 am

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

3 - 2 hr. monthly meetings - $25 annual fee, pay at the door RPCC 9/24 Mon 1 pm

Don’t miss The Theatre in the Park’s Indoor Season shows, “In The Heights” and “The Happy Elf,” see page 13.

50 PLUS LOW FEE PROGRAM

l Monday Noon - 4 pm l Tuesday 5:30 - 8 pm l Tues/Thu Noon - 4 pm l Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am l Wednesday 11:30 am - 4 pm l Wed/Fri Noon - 4 pm l Friday 12:30 - 3:30 pm

*

50 PLUS

Bridge:

We offer a healthy list of affordable programs, making socialization easy and fun! Tomahawk Ridge Community Center $1 Duplicate - Partner Required Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse $1 Bring your own foursome Matt Ross Community Center $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 Cedar Lake Village $1 Progressive

Chess: l Tuesday

8:30 - 11:30 am

Matt Ross Community Center

$1

9:00 - 11:30 am

Matt Ross Community Center

$1

Cribbage: l Friday

* Coming soon at the new Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse Program locations, page 57

(913) 831-3359

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NEW! Art: Step-by-Step Canvas Painting for Beginners Paint a canvas in just one class! With step-by-step instructions given, why not try something new? All supplies included and coffee brewed to enhance conversation. 1 - 2 hr. class - $35 / $38 nonresidents 11467 RPCC 10/8 Mon

10 am

Art: Watercolor Painting Learn techniques, styles and tips. Individual instruction and peer assistance provided. Start anytime with a punch card. 5 Punch Art Card - $51 / $56 nonresidents 10 Punch Art Card - $102 / $112 nonresidents 11155 MRCC 9/4-12/18 Tue

1:30 pm

Art: Woodcarving - Drop-In Enjoy your time carving and sharing ideas with others in this drop-in session. No instructor present. 18 - 2½ hr. sessions - $3 pay at the door 11156 TRCC 9/4-12/18 Tue

9 am

Dance: Beginning Tap 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. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $57 / $63 nonresidents 11157 MRCC 10/22 Mon

2 pm

Dance: Social - Tea Dance Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon dancing to live music from the big band era featuring Roland and the Playboys during our weekly tea dance. Individuals and couples welcome. 1 - 2 hr. dance - $5 pay at the door. JCAHC Play Boys

Fri

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. 8 - 50 min. sessions - $57 / $63 nonresidents 11158 MRCC 10/22 Mon

MORE 50 PLUS LOW FEE PROGRAM

Organized games and camaraderie!

Dominoes:

*

l Monday l Friday

1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse New Century Fieldhouse

$1 Mexican $1 Train Dominoes

*

l Monday l Tuesday l Thursday

1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm

Mill Creek Activity Center Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse New Century Fieldhouse

$1 $1 $1

l Tuesday l Wednesday l Thursday l Friday

1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm

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

$1 $1 $1 $1

l Friday

9 am - Noon

Roeland Park Community Center

$1 includes kiln

l Monday l Wednesday

1 - 4 pm 12:30 - 4 pm

Matt Ross Community Center New Century Fieldhouse

$1 $1

50 PLUS

Hand & Foot:

Mah Jongg:

*

Painting:

Pinochle:

no instructor; firing

For a complete listing of activities visit www. JCPRD .com/50Plus 48

2 pm

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

3 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. 17 - 2 hr. sessions - $82 / $90 nonresidents 6906 RPCC 8/21

Tue

6 pm

Performing Group Music: New Horizons Band Concert The top-notch entertainment is free of charge, donations welcome. Check out Retro Holiday Fun on page 10 for 12/15 concert details. 1 - 1 hr. concert - FREE 11470 JCAHC 11471 JCAHC

10/16 12/15

Tue Sat

7 pm 12 pm

Performing Group Music: New Horizons Band - One-on-One Lessons Standard band instruments (flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, etc.) taught; no prior music knowledge or experience needed, must provide own instrument. Transition into the New Horizons Band when comfortable. 3 - 30 min. sessions - $56 / $61 nonresidents RPCC Tue By Appt.

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 5060 Grace Methodist 9/7

Fri 12:30 pm

50 PLUS Program Sponsor

Program locations, page 57

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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 CC Spring Hill Community Center Asbury Methodist Church Mill Creek Activity Center New Century Fieldhouse Matt Ross Community Center Matt Ross Community Center

M,W Mon M,W,F M,Th Mon T,Th T,Th Wed Fri

10 am 10 am 10:30 am 1 pm 1 pm 10 am 10:15 am 1 pm 10:45 am

Exercise: Chair Yoga LOW INTENSITY: 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 - $56 / $62 nonresidents 11685 MBPC 10/30 Tue 11864 MBPC 11/1 Thu

10:30 am 10:30 am

Exercise: Forever Fit l LOW INTENSITY: Energize with strength and resistance training using small hand weights, balls, and bands. 5 Punch Card - $24 / $26 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $48 / $52 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $96 / $104 nonresidents Asbury Methodist Church T,Th

8:30 am

Exercise: Tai Chi - Punch Card - Yang Style l 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 10 Punch Card - $97 / $107 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $193 / $212 nonresidents RPCC 9/6-12/20 Thu

5:30 pm

Exercise: Walking & Talking Meet new people, catch up with others, and feel great being active all at the same time! Time and days subject to change. Ongoing - FREE NCF Okun

9/4-12/31 9/4-12/31

M-F 9 am - Noon M-F 8 am - 10 am

50 Plus Special Events see page 15.

JOHNSON COUNTY PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT

Flu Shots Available!

LIVE WELL AGE WELL Monday, October 29

l

10am - 4pm

50 PLUS

Marriott Overland Park - 10800 Metcalf Ave. Schedule of events: l 10 am - Welcome & Vendor Expo & Health Screenings open l 11 pm - Bingo l 11:30 pm - A Time for Sharing: Your Health, Your Life l 12:25 pm - Demonstration l 12:45 pm - Recreation: The Possibilities are Endless l 1:25 pm - Demonstration l 2 pm - Trivia: Are you Game? l 2:30 pm - Brain Health & Aging l 3:30 pm - Chair Yoga Health screenings: Blood Pressure, Hearing, Posture, and Muscle Tension JCPRD extends a big thank you to event partners Barry Law and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City‌and to sponsor Shawnee Mission Health! Program Sponsor

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


NATURE & OUTDOORS

SPORTS

The following symbols denote the level of exertion and walking surfaces for each of our outdoor programs: l E = Easy (Smooth, even trail with slight elevation increases). l 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. l D = Difficult (Natural trail with potentially steep elevation changes and a variety of terrain) Recommended for participants with good balance, experience on hiking trails, good endurance and high level of comfort in the outdoors. Use of hiking boots and/or walking sticks recommended.

Pickleball: Drop-in Play Join your fellow Pickleball enthusiasts for play and practice! Times and days are subject to change. Equipment available. TRCC closed 9/10 - 10/12.

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 Hikes and Adventure Walks are on your own. Please register one week prior to departure.

Pickleball: Pickleball Beginning Lessons Learn how to play the game all your friends are talking about! Equipment provided and space is limited.

Adventure Walks: Fall Destinations Find your favorite trails all over the region! 1 - 9 hr. outing - $27 / $30 nonresidents

l SOUTHWIND TRAIL - Stretching from Iola to Humbolt, this

old railway offers a unique trail. Lunch at Sam and Louie’s in Iola, Kan. Lunch costs on your own. 11223 Antioch Park E 9/12 Wed 8 am l KONZA PRAIRIE - On this annual walk, beautiful views of the prairie greet you atop rolling hills. Enjoy lunch at the Little Apple Brewery in Manhattan. Lunch costs on your own. 11228 Antioch Park M 10/24 Wed 8 am l PERSHING STATE PARK - Experience a boardwalk and lowland trail through the once prominent, now rare, Northern Missouri wetlands. Lunch at Boji Stone Café in Chillicothe, Mo. Lunch costs on your own. 11232 Antioch Park M 11/7 Wed 8 am

1 - 4 hr. program - $10 / $11 nonresidents 11687 Meadowbrook Park E 10/30

Tue

10 am

Wednesday Walks: Fall Strolling Make friends while exploring the great outdoors! 1 - 6 hr. outing - $19 / $21 nonresidents

l LANDON NATURE TRAIL - A part of the Kanza Rail-Trails

Conservancy, this paved trail runs by tallgrass prairies, oakhickory forests, and more. 11234 Antioch Park E 9/26 Wed 9 am l SMITHVILLE LAKE - Enjoy breezes off the lake along the well-maintained paved trails at this beautiful park. 11235 Antioch Park E 11/14 Wed 9 am

Program locations, page 57

New outdoor pickleball courts opening in late 2018 at Meadowbrook Park

1 - 2 hr. lesson - $10 / $11 nonresidents 11182 NCF 9/5 11186 MRCC 9/20 11189 NCF 10/3 11190 MRCC 10/23 11191 NCF 11/7 11192 MRCC 11/15 11193 MRCC 12/11

Wed Thu Wed Tue Wed Thu Tue

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

NEW! Pickleball: Pickleball Workshops Designed for beginner and intermediate players who want to take their Pickleball game to the next level. Space is limited. 1 - 2 hr. workshop - $15 / $16 nonresidents 11194 MRCC Doubles 9/20 Thu 11195 MRCC Dinking 101 10/23 Tue 11197 MRCC Deep Shot 11/15 Tue 11198 MRCC The “BAM” 12/11 Tue

11 am 11 am 11 am 11 am

Pickleball: Turkey Time Potluck We’re thankful for Pickleball! We provide the turkey; you bring the sides, appetizers, and desserts! Welcome to all NCF drop-in players, please RSVP to NCF front desk. 1 - 1 hr. event - FREE 11200 NCF

11/15 Thu

Noon

50 PLUS

Social Walk: Meadowbrook Park and Picnic Join us to explore the beautiful new Meadowbrook Park! Meet at the clubhouse and depart as a group to explore the over three miles of new trails winding through the green spaces and around the ponds. A picnic lunch will be provided.

$2 per person per day MRCC M-F 9 am - 1 pm TRCC M-F 9 am - 11 am 10 Punch Card - $30 or 20 Punch Card - $60 Or Drop-in Fee: $3 per person per day New Century Fieldhouse T,Th 9 am - 1 pm

For 50 Plus Special Events, check out page 15.

(913) 831-3359

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TRAVEL Social Outings Hit the town on a social outing to discover a new city, a boutique, restaurant, or local event. Meals 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 nonrefundable. For more information or to register, please call (913) 826-3030.

Chase your travel dreams one day trip at a time JCPRD’s 50 Plus day trips give travelers a chance visit places they’ve never been, and make new friends, while not spending a lot of money. In 2017, 700 travelers took part in 22 day trips to Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Iowa. Another 338 participants went on 24 social outings and nature walks.

50 PLUS

“We plan everything, and an escort goes on every trip to take care of all the details so travelers can sit back and simply enjoy the ride,” said 50 Plus Travel Coordinator Mary Beth Lynn. “We want to make exploring their own part of the world fun and easy, and provide a fantastic day filled with countless opportunities to make lasting memories.” Day trip destinations range from amazing new attractions to museums and private group tours that travelers may not be able to experience on their own. Especially unique day trips being offered this season include Flint Hills Ranch Life on Sept. 14, and Voices of the Wind People on Sept. 22.

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Social Outing: Discover Downtown Lawrence, Kan. Take a guided tour on the history of the Jayhawks at KU’s Booth Family Hall of Athletics. Lunch and time to explore Mass Street after. Outing pairs with Osher Course: The Cradle of Basketball page 46. 1 - 6 hr. event - $27 / $30 nonresidents (lunch costs on your own) 11486 Antioch Park 10/31

Wed

10 am

Social Outing: Discover Downtown Iola, Kan. Explore an 1869 jail, antique stores, the local historical society, and more on this self-guided outing. Lunch at Around the Corner Restaurant.

1 - 7½ hr. event - $27 / $30 nonresidents (lunch costs on your own) 11236 Antioch Park 9/20 Thu 9 am

Social Outing: Holiday Lights Tour Dinner in North Kansas City, then travel down Main Street through the Plaza view the city’s best holiday lights. Special gift included for each participant.

1 - 5 hr. event - $27 / $30 nonresidents (dinner costs on your own) 11488 Antioch Park 12/5 Wed 3 pm 11489 Antioch Park 12/6 Thu 3 pm

Social Outing: Talk of the Town What’s the buzz in Kansas City? Be adventurous and take a trip to visit talked about hot spots in the area. We’ll stop for lunch and dessert.

1 - 5 hr. event - $12 / $13 nonresidents (lunch costs on your own) 11490 Antioch Park 9/5 Wed 11 am

Social Outing: Tasty Tours of Italy Experience the best Italian food in Kansas City by enjoying lunch at these top restaurants. Rate each restaurant and vote on the best Italian after the final lunch.

1 - 2½ hr. each event - $37; Register for all four tasty tours at once and receive $1 off of each registration. Meals included. All outings depart from Antioch Park 11241 Jasper’s Restaurant 9/25 Tue 11 am 11242 Lydia’s Kansas City 10/9 Tue 11 am 11244 Garozzos 11/13 Tue 11 am 11245 Cupini’s Deli 12/18 Tue 11 am

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


Social Outing: Winery Visit the vineyard at Jowler Creek. Optional hayride around the property while sampling wine varietals along the way! (Hayride and tasting costs on your own). We will stop for lunch.

1 - 6 hr. event - $27 / $30 nonresidents (lunch costs on your own) 11548 Antioch Park 9/28 Fri Noon

Social Outing: Zona Rosa Shopping Check off those holiday lists early! We will transport you to local shopping district, Zona Rosa. Pick up and drop off at Spring Hill Civic Center and New Century Fieldhouse. 1 - 6 hr. event - $15 / $16 nonresidents (lunch costs on your own) 11254 Spring Hill 11/27 Thu 9 am NCF 11/27 Thu 9:30 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 15 minutes prior to departure time for motorcoach boarding. A $5 processing fee and any pre-paid costs will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Within seven days of trip, cancellations are nonrefundable. For more information or to register, please call (913) 826-3030. Day Trip: Flint Hills Ranch Life Experience the Flint Hills while spending the day at the Flying W Ranch. Explore this working ranch with a horsedrawn wagon ride while learning about history and cowboy culture. After lunch on the ranch, stop at the Lyon County museum to learn about natural history, Native Americans, farming, and ranching. Fri

8:30 am

Day Trip: Voices of the Wind People History comes alive as you tour the Kaw Mission Museum, followed by dinner at the Hays House Restaurant. Enjoy “Voices of the Wind People Pageant,” performed by Kanza Indians and volunteers. This show depicts the clash of Native Americans and Euro Americans on the Santa Fe Trail. Please bring a lawn chair. 1 - 11 hr. event - $89 (includes dinner) 11123 Antioch Park 9/22

Sat

1 - 7½ hr. event - $86 (includes lunch) 11130 Antioch Park 10/25 Thu

9 am

Day Trip: WWI and Buffalo Soldiers Tour the Richard Allen Cultural Center and learn about the buffalo soldiers, General Colin Powell, and see freedom papers from former slaves. Meet members of the 9th & 10th Calvary Association, visit the monument and enjoy lunch on base. Tour the National WWI museum and hear how the war changed the role of the United States. 1- 9 hr. event - $77 (includes lunch) 11131 Antioch Park 11/2

Fri

8:15 am

Day Trip: Liberty Holiday Homes Tour Start your holiday shopping early on Liberty’s main street. After lunch, spend the afternoon at the Fifth Annual Holiday Homes tour visiting some of the historic homes followed by a shopping stop at The Red Apron. 1 - 8 hr. event - $75 (includes lunch) 11139 Antioch Park 11/10

Sat

9:15 am

Day Trip: Truman - Behind the Presidency Spend the morning with a guided tour of Independence and the Jackson County Truman Historic Court House. Dine at Ophelia’s for lunch followed by stops at the Truman Library and Clinton’s Soda Fountain where Truman once worked. This trip is connected to the Truman Behind the Man Lunch and Learn at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse. See page 46.

1 - 9½ hr. event - $82 (includes lunch) Save $5 off this day trip when you register for both programs at the same time. 11137 Antioch Park 11/15 Thu 8:15 am

Day Trip: Christmas in Lecompton Tour the Territorial Capital Museum and see the largest Christmas tree display in the Midwest. Trees are decorated with themes, vintage, and antique ornaments. Stop at the United Methodist Church for a homemade fried chicken lunch. Learn about bleeding Kansas while watching a play followed by a visit to Constitutional Hall.

1 - 6 hr. event - $75 (includes lunch) 11141 Antioch Park 12/13

Thu

9:30 am

1:30 pm

Day Trip: TITP “In The Heights” Savor a delicious Italian dinner at Cinzetti’s before heading to The Theater in the Park indoor production of “In the Heights.” The story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood on the brink of change. First 15 people to register by Sept. 27 receive a front row seat. 1 - 6 hr. event - $46 (includes dinner) 11127 Antioch Park 10/18

Thu

5:30 pm

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50 PLUS

1 - 9 hr. event - $88 (includes lunch) 11119 Antioch Park 9/14

Day Trip: Spooky Spas Learn the story of The Elms Hotel & Spa and how the area was “America’s Haven of Health.” Enjoy lunch and stories of the hotel’s hauntings. Tour the Hall of Waters, one of the most complete health resorts in the US in 1937, learn about the “miraculous” waters from the springs. Finish the day with a step-on-guided tour. Steps involved.


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, full itinerary brochures, and pricing of the trips listed here call (913) 826-3030. Prices include airfare. Or visit JCPRD.com/169/Travel

Extended Travel: Peru: Ancient Land of Mysteries, March 9-18, 2019, 10 Days, 16 Meals Discover Lima’s fascinating history. Venture into the Andes to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Climb aboard the Machu Picchu Vistadome train. Visit Cuzco and Lake Titicaca. $4,974 per person (double occupancy) $5,924 per person (single occupancy) Registration deadline: Sept. 10, 2018.

Extended Travel: Springtime Tulip River Cruise, April 18-26, 2019, 9 Days, 20 Meals Travel by boat to the amazing cities of Arhnem, Middelburg, Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, and Kinderdijk. Experience Keukenhof Gardens, spanning more than 70 acres and over seven million tulips and other flowers on exhibit. $3,824 Lower Outside per person (double occupancy) $4,324 Middle Outside per person (double occupancy) $5,024 Upper Outside per person (double occupancy) $6,824 Suite per person (double occupancy) Registration deadline: Aug. 17, 2018.

Extended Icelandic Adventure, May 21-30, 2019, 10 Days, 13 Meals Journey to a land forged by fire and ice, where adventurous landscapes give way to a rich cultural heritage. Discover the dramatic contrasts, from ethereal lava fields and thundering waterfall to charming coastal villages. $6,574 per person (double occupancy) $7,424 per person (single occupancy) Registration deadline: Oct. 22, 2018.

Extended Magnificent Cities of Central & Eastern Europe, July 7-20, 2019, 10 Days, 13 Meals Enjoy the very best of Europe’s cultural capitals. Tour Berlin, Prague, Vienna, and Budapest before making your way to Krakow and Warsaw. Experience the cultures of Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, and Poland. $4,974 per person (double occupancy) $6,024 per person (single occupancy) Registration deadline: Jan. 8, 2019.

Extended Travel: British Landscapes, April 6-15, 2019, 10 Days, 12 Meals Tour Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey. Travel to Stonehenge, Palace of Holyroodhouse in Scotland, and Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. $3,574 per person (double occupancy) $4,174 per person (single occupancy) Registration deadline: Oct. 8, 2018.

WORLD CONNECT Where Do YOU Want To Go?

50 PLUS

Travel wherever you want, whenever you want. 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.

Plan your next travel adventure at

Learn out about upcoming trips, at our Travel Show on Oct. 9. See page 15 for details. 54

(913) 826-3030

“Oh the places we’ll go!”

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


FISHING, BOATING & ARCHERY (913) 888-4713

RESERVATIONS

Fishing Permits

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.

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.

(913) 831-3359

Picnic Shelters

Medium Shelters - fees are non-refundable!

Johnson County residents/nonresidents...............................$25 / $40

Johnson County Residents: $55 for half day or $80 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; Mill Creek Streamway Park #1, 2 & 3; Shawnee Mission Park #3, 5, 6, 7, & 11; Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park #1, Sunflower Park, #1, Lexington Lake Park #1.

Boating Permits

Large Shelters - fees are non-refundable!

Annual Trout Permits (Ages 16 & older) - residents/nonresidents............................$15 / $20 (Ages 15 & under) - residents/nonresidents.......................................$10

Combination Fishing & Trout Permits

Johnson County residents/nonresidents...............................$20 / $30 Johnson County resident over 65........................................................... $15 One Day Permit...............................................................................................$10

Combination Fishing & Boating Permits Annual - (Ages 16-64) - residents/nonresidents..................$30 / $50 One Day Fishing & Boating.......................................................................$20

Johnson County Residents: $75 for half day or $110 full day. Nonresidents: $105 for half day or $160 for full day. Large shelters: Antioch Park #3; Heritage Park #7 & 9; Kill Creek Park #1; and Shawnee Mission Park #1, 2, 4, 8, 10 & 12.

Fire Circles

Annual - residents/nonresidents................................................$45 / $70 Johnson County resident over 65.......................................................... $30

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

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 Park (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 (groups see above)......................... No Charge Remote-Controlled Vehicles........................................................... No Charge

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

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’ve got 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 room rentals, plus more!

Call for tee times or visit www.JCPRD.com/golf for seasonal specials!

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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 full 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.

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) 856-8849 for information.

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse The event space boasts beautiful views from its wall of ceiling to floor windows and inviting stone faced fireplace. A perfect venue for your wedding, business event, showers, or family reunions of up to 200 guests. The space can be divided to accommodate varying capacity needs. This space seats up to 24 with tables, or 50 for lecture-style seating.

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


PROGRAM LOCATIONS l 68’s Inside Sports The Courts 11301 W. 88th Street, Overland Park

l JCPRD Admin. Building - same as SMP

l 87th Lane Access Point 19803 W. 87th Lane, Lenexa

l (KCFC) KC Fencing Center 9900 Antioch, OP (at BIAV)

l AMF College Lanes 10201 College Blvd., Overland Park

l Kill Creek Park 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe

l (AP) Antioch Park 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam

l Lanesfield Historic Site 18745 S. Dillie Road, Edgerton

l Asbury Methodist 5400 W. 75th Street, Prairie Village

l Lexington Lake Park 8850 Sunflower Rd., De Soto

l Barker Road Access Point 5946 Barker Rd., Shawnee

l Marriott Overland Park 10800 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park

l Blue Valley Rec Activity Center 6545 W. 151st Street, Stanley

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

l Cedar Lake Village 15325 S. Lone Elm Road, Olathe l Champion Martial Arts Center 10390 Mastin St., Overland Park l (EM Park/EMNC/EM Nature Center) Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center 909 North K-7 Highway, Olathe l Franklin Park Roe Ave. & Somerset Dr., Prairie Village l Genesis Health Club 6700 W. 110th Street, Overland Park l Grace Methodist 11485 Ridgeview Road, Olathe l Harmon Park 77th and Mission Rd., Prairie Village l Heartland Fencing Academy 10727 El Monte St., Overland Park l Horizons High School 5900 Lamar Ave., Mission

l (MASC) Mid-America Sports Complex 20000 Johnson Drive, Shawnee l (MAWSC) Mid-America West Sports Complex & Okun Fieldhouse 20200 Johnson Drive, Shawnee l Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village l Midwest Martial Arts Academy 7721 W. 151st Street, Overland Park

l Okun Fieldhouse - same as MAWSC l (OPRC) Overland Park Racquet Club 6800 W. 91st Street, Overland Park l Porter Park Roe Ave. & Tomahawk Rd., Prairie Village l R Park 5535 Juniper Dr., Roeland Park l (RPAC/RPCC) Roeland Park Aquatic Center, Community Center & Sports Dome 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park l (SMP) Shawnee Mission Park & Lake 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee & Lenexa l Spring Hill Community Center 401 N. Madison, Spring Hill l Sunset Building 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe l The Theatre in the Park 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee l TimberRidge Adventure Center 12300 S. Homestead Lane, Olathe l Tomahawk Hills Golf Course 17501 Midland Drive., Shawnee

l Mildale Farm 35250 W. 199th Street, Edgerton

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

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

l Trailridge Middle School 7500 Quivira Rd., Shawnee

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

l Wilder Road Access Point 19425 Wilder Dr., Shawnee

l Oak Ridge Parklands at SMP 7460 Ogg Rd., Shawnee

Be safe and enjoy your time with us!

l (HP) Heritage Park & (HPGC) Golf Course 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe l Ice Sports Arena 19900 Johnson Dr., Shawnee l Irene B. French Community Center 5701 Merriam Drive, Merriam l (JCAHC) Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park

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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

MILL CREEK STREAMWAY PARK

6.8 miles of completed trail

17 miles of the Gary L. Haller Trail completed.

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 POINT: • Near Shelters #9 & 10 within Heritage Park, 16445 Lackman Road, Olathe

JCPRD PARKS & FACILITIES - MAP LOCATIONS

8 Cedar Creek Boat Ramp 8

18 Ernie Miller Park* 18

9 Antioch Park 9

19 New Century Fieldhouse 19

Kansas River Access 8265 S. Gardner Rd., Olathe 6501 Antioch, Merriam • Recreation Offices (913) 831-3355 • Registration (913) 831-3359 • Fax (913) 831-6336

2 Mid-America West Sports Complex 2 20200 Johnson Dr., Shawnee • Offices (913) 826-2900

10 Matt Ross Community Center 10

3 Mid-America Sports Complex 3 20000 Johnson Dr., Shawnee • Offices (913) 826-2900

11 Lexington Lake Park 11

4 Mill Creek Activity Center 4 6518 Vista Drive, Shawnee • Offices (913) 826-2950 • JCPRD Gymnastics Center (913) 826-2954 55 Tomahawk Hills Golf Course

8101 Marty Street, Overland Park • 50 Plus Offices (913) 826-2830 8850 Sunflower Road, DeSoto, Kan.

12 12 Mill Creek Streamway Park*

Access points listed above

13 Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center 13

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

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

14 14 Meadowbrook Park

6 The Theatre in the Park 6 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee • Offices (913) 831-2787

15 15 Sunflower Nature Park*

7 Shawnee Mission Park 7 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

Find detailed Park & Trail Information at www.JCPRD.com

See our ads on pages 36 & 44

1 1 Roeland Park Sports Dome, Community Center & Aquatic Center 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park • Sports Dome (913) 362-8700 • Aquatic Center (913) 432-1377 • Child Care Center (913) 826-3170 • 50 Plus Offices (913) 826-3160

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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

9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village 36915 W. 103rd St, Eudora

16 Kill Creek Park 16

11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe • TimberRidge Adv. Center (913) 764-7759

17 17 Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park*

12500 W. 119th St., Overland Park

909 N. K-7 Highway, Olathe • Nature Center (913) 764-7759 551 New Century Pkwy, (near Gardner) • For info (913) 826-2850 • Olathe/Gardner 50 Plus Offices (913) 826-3054

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

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


JCPRD PARKS & FACILITIES MAP

SUMMER PARK HOURS

WINTER PARK HOURS

MARCH 1- OCT. 31

NOV. 1- FEB. 28

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

Antioch Park

Shawnee Mission Park 6 am - 8 pm *These parks have

(open at 5 am for pedestrian access)

6 am - 10 pm

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Connecting with JCPRD just got easier! DOWNLOAD OUR NEW MOBILE APP NOWw l Android/GOOGLE USERS: Download the app through your Google Play Store and search JCPRD.

l iPhone/APPLE USERS: When downloaded from Apple, you will be directed to the CivicPlus app. Once you’ve downloaded the CivicPlus app, type in JCPRD or use the “Find Your Location” feature to select the app and go directly to the menu screen.

Next Catalog Available after Nov. 19

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