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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Parks & Recreation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    120 E. Main Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    City of Gardner
To reserve a park or facility, visit the Gardner Parks and Recreation Customer Service Center located in City
Hall, 120 E. Main Street, Gardner, Kansas. Reservations must be made and paid for 72 hours in advance. NO
reservation will be made or accepted until it is entered into the computer by the Parks and Recreation staff,
you have signed the Waiver of Liability, and all applicable fees are paid in full. Reservation requests can be
made online at
                                                   Baseball/Softball Fields

                                                                                                                                                                              Walking/Jogging Trails
                                                                              Soccer/Football Fields

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Gardner Parks and Recreation
                                                                                                       Shelter/Picnic Areas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Volleyball Courts
                                                                                                                                              Basketball Goals

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Aquatic Centers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Barbeque Grills

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tennis Courts                                                                                                                   120 East Main Street


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Gardner, KS 66030

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Monday thru Friday
 Brookside Park                                                                                             1                                                     YES         YES                                                  YES                                                      2.56
 422 East Washington
 Celebration Park                                        6                          4                       3                    3                                YES         1.56                       2                         YES                                                      83
 32701 West 159th Street

 Circle Park
 Circle Drive                                                                                                                                                     YES                                                                                                                      0.154    •Parks & Recreation Staff•
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jeff Stewart, Director                                      Sean Swartz, Maintenance Supervisor
 Cornerstone Park                      YES                                                                  3                    2                                YES         0.3                        1                         YES                                       1              5.27                        
 215 North Center Street

 Gardner Golf Course                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jason Bruce, Recreation Supervisor                          Erin Groh, Customer Service Representative
 15810 South Gardner Road                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
 Gardner Greenway Corridor                                                                                                                                                    1.55                                                                                                         34.47    Matt McClure, Recreation Supervisor
 Madison Street
 Gardner Junction Park
 32500 W. US 56 Hwy.
                                       YES                                                                  1                                                                 YES                                                                                                           1.44    Adraina Holopirek, Recreation Supervisor
 Gardner Lake Park                                                                                          3                                                                                                                      YES                                                      13.7
 30100 West 151st Street

 Gardner Municipal Airport Park
 31905 W. 175th Street
                                                                                                            1                    1                                YES                                    1                         YES                                                     .0417    •Phone Numbers•
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Parks & Recreation Office                    913-856-0936   Celebration Park (baseball)           913-856-3858
 KCPL Wetland Park                                                                                                               1                                                                                                                                                         55.53
 South Waverly Road                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gardner Golf Course                          913-856-8858   Celebration Park (soccer)             913-856-4481
 Madison St. Bicycle/Ped Path                                                                                                                                                 1.00                                                                                                          1.57    Gardner Aquatic Center                       913-856-8206 Weather Hotline                         913-905-1770
 Waverly to Center

 Meadowbrook Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Westside Sports Complex                      913-856-7917 City Hall                               913-856-7535
                                                                                                            2                                                     YES                                                              YES                                                      .92
 311 West Main

 North Center Bicycle/Ped Path 167th                                                                                                                                          0.5                                                                                                           1.82
 Street to Madison

 Senior Citizens Building                                                                                                                                                                                1                                                                                  NA
 128 East Park

 South Center Bicycle/Ped Path Grand                                                                                                                                          1.37                                                                                                          5.39
 Street to 188th Street

 Stone Creek Park                                                                                           1                    1                                YES         0.5                                                  YES                                                     10.81
 475 South Moonlight Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            120 E. Main Street
 Tennis Courts (GEHS)                                                                                                                                                                                                 8                                                                     NA              Gardner, KS 66030
 425 North Waverly Road
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     January • February • March
 Veterans Park                         YES                                                                  1                    1                2               YES         0.35                       1                         YES                                                      4.63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Accepting Applications Through February 1, 2010
 Center and Pawnee

 Westside Park                         YES               4                                                  2                                     2               YES                                    1                         YES                   2                                 18.83

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2011 Activity Guide
 321 Bedford

 Winwood Park                                                                                               1                    1                                YES         0.22                                                 YES                                                      3.23
 520 North White Drive
Restroom Facilities Open March 1st - October 1st
                                              It is the purpose of the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department to establish, preserve, and manage public parks, greenways, and recreation
                                                        facilities and to offer a variety of leisure opportunities to benefit and enrich the quality of life for the people of the community.

                                                                    January • February • March
January                   4       event date
                                                           January                  4       event date
                                                                                                                      January                 7       registration
                                                                                                                                                      deadline                 January                 7        registration

Fit Moms                                                   Ju-Jitsu                                                   Martial Arts Classes                                     Adult Basketball League
This class offers a combination of cardio and strength     This martial arts class is taught by Welcome Mat           Kick off the New Year by kicking yourself into shape!    For participants 18 years and older, this league will
training suitable for both postpartum and prenatal         West and specializes in the ego-free instruction of        The “Warriors Class” is for participants ages 3-6, the   consist of a minimum of 7 games. Teams must have
moms. Learn how you can safely burn calories and           Shingitai Ju-Jitsu, Kodokan Judo, Russian Sambo,           “Adult Class” is for ages 15 and up and the “Youth       same color shirts with numbers on front and back.
tone your body in these twelve 45 minute sessions.         and submission grappling. Real life self-defense,          and Family Class” is for ages 5 and up. These are all
Open to anyone who is pregnant, at least 6 weeks           sport (tournament) judo, and Shingitai Ju-Jitsu with       8-week sessions. See online for class descriptions.      Fee: $350.00 per team
postpartum or if you are simply looking to take part       gi and no-gi applications is provided.                     Dates: Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27            Location: TBA, Gardner Schools
in a low impact workout.                                   Date: Every Tuesday                                        Time: Warriors: 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.                   Awards: 1st and 2nd Place Teams
Date: Session II: Jan. 4, 6, 10, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27,       Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                                       Youth and Family: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.         Registration Deadline: January 7
                    Feb. 1, 3, 8, 10                       Fee: 5 classes= $50.00                                             Adults: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
       Session III: Mar. 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31,                 10 classes= $85.00                                   Fee: $45-$50, varies on age group
                     Apr. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21                   20 classes= $160.00                                  Age: 3 and up
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.                               Age: 16 and up                                             Location: Senior Citizens Building                        League    Start         Day/Time
Fee: $40.00 per session                                    Location: Pioneer Ridge Middle School Gymnasium            Registration Deadline: January 7
                                                                                                                                                                                Men’s     Jan. 16       Sun./6:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Senior Citizens Building                         Register anytime-class is ongoing. If registering on-      Fees are discounted when more than one student
Registration Deadline: The Friday before start date        line, please pick up a class punch card at City Hall.      from a family enrolls.                                    Men’s     Jan. 12       Wed./6:30-9:30 p.m.

January                 13        event date
                                                           January                 14        registration
                                                                                             deadline                 January                26        registration
                                                                                                                                                       deadline                February                  4       event date

 Financial Management                                      Top Performance Dance Academy                              Fabulous Faux Painting Class                             Daddy Daughter Ball
 Developing sound financial strategies in areas rang-      For descriptions and more information about these          Metallics, Tuscan, Classic                               Show the young lady in your life just how important
 ing from insurance protection to investing, taxes,        classes visit                       Learn to replicate Old World, stone-like walls and       she is by inviting her to a special evening out at the
 retirement and estate conservation is vital to help                                                                  classic looks for a traditional theme. Learn how to      elegant Ball Conference Center. This evening will be
 ensure financial security. However, obstacles may         Session I: Tumbling Tots                                   add “bling” from metallics. Your instructor- a profes-   full of dancing, refreshments, complimentary photos
 prevent people from indentifying and pursuing their       Session II: Fairy Princess Dance                           sional decorative painter with many years of experi-     and other surprises to share with your daughters.
 financial goals. Financial Management addresses           Session III: Barbie Jazz Dance                             ence- shows beginners tricks of the trade and how to     Space is limited so register now!
 six key steps to financial success. A representative      Dates: Thursdays, January 20- March 10                     “rescue” your wall. Please bring a paint shirt.          Date: February 4
 from New England Securities will be conducting the        Time: Session I: 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.                    Date: February 2                                         Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
 class. The same session will be offered on the dates             Session II: 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.                  Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                             Fee: $55.00 per couple
 below.                                                           Session III: 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.                 Fee: $25.00 (cost of instruction; collected at time            $20.00 each addt’l daughter
 Date: Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10                           Fee: $65.00                                                      of registration)                                   Location: Ball Conference Center
 Time: 7:00 p.m.                                           Age: Sessions I & II: 3-6; Session III: 6-10                     +$33.00 (collected in class for paint kit & DVD)               21350 W. 153rd Street
 Fee: Free                                                 Location: Senior Citizens Building                         Age: Adult                                                           Olathe, KS 66061
 Location: 9401 Indian Creek Prkwy #900                    Registration Deadline: January 14                          Location: Senior Citizens Building                       Age: 5-12
            Overland Park, KS 66212                                                                                   Registration Deadline: January 26                        Registration Deadline: January 21 at 5:00 p.m.
 Registration Deadline: Tuesday before class

February                12        event date
                                                           February                14         event date              February                18       registration
                                                                                                                                                       deadline                February                18        registration

All Day Wii Kids Bowling Tournament                        Little Valentines                                          Competitive Baseball                                     Spring Soccer and Micro Soccer
Have a blast INDOORS competing against your                Join us to create a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day          USSSA Team Sanctioning is included in fee.               Gardner Parks and Recreation is offering a youth
friends in this fun one day tournament. No need            craft for that special loved one of your choice. In ad-    Teams will play 14 regular season games beginning        recreational soccer program. These seven week pro-
for a bowling ball or bowling shoes in this interac-       dition to the craft, we will also be decorating some       mid to late April through early July. A minimum 2        grams will begin in late March. Games will be played
tive bowling game. Plus, the bowling champion will         sweet sugar cookies to eat!                                game post season tournament is included as well.         on Saturdays at Celebration Park.
receive a prize. Fun for all skill levels! You must pre-                                                              Games will be played Monday-Friday. Teams are            Recreational Soccer (Co-Rec)
register by the deadline.                                  Date: February 14                                          responsible for their own equipment and uniforms.        Fee: $60.00 (Includes jersey, shorts and socks)
                                                           Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.                               Individual registration will not be accepted.            Age: K-6
Date: February 12                                          Fee: $7.00                                                                                                          Location: Celebration Park
Time: 9:00 a.m. start time                                 Age: 3-6                                                   Fee: $900.00 per team                                    Registration Deadline: February 18
Fee: $7.00                                                 Location: Senior Citizens Building                         Leagues: U8 (Machine Pitch), U10, U12, U14               Returning participant fee: $45 (Returning players
Age: 5-14                                                  Registration Deadline: February 1                          Location: Celebration Park/Westside Park                 can stay on previous team or be re-drafted.)
Location: Senior Citizens Building                                                                                    Deadline: February 18 for U10-U14                        Micro Soccer (Co-Rec, 3 v. 3, No Goalie)
Registration Deadline: February 7                                                                                                February 25 for U8 (Machine Pitch)            Fee: $50.00 (Includes t-shirt)
Minimum Participants: 6                                                                                                                                                        Age: 3-4 (Must be 3 by March 1)
                                                                                                                                                                               Location: Celebration Park
                                                                                                                                                                               Registration Deadline: February 18

March              1        registration
                            deadline                       March               4        registration
                                                                                        deadline                      March              7       registration
                                                                                                                                                 deadline                      March              18       registration

Next Level Baseball & Softball Camp                        Youth Baseball, Softball, T-Ball                           Spring Break Mad Science Camps                           Adult Spring Softball
Next Level Baseball is offering a spring camp that is      Practices begin in April and games begin mid to            Join us for one or both of these camps during your       USSSA Rules Apply
open to all youth baseball and softball players in the     late May and end late June. Girls typically play on        Spring Break. For those signed up for both camps,        This league consists of a 6 week, 12 game season. All
Gardner area for ages 8 through 13. They will be           Monday/Wednesday evenings, boys typically play             you may bring a sack lunch and eat at the school         games are double-headers. Top 2 teams in each divi-
focusing on all fundamentals of the game including         on Tuesday/Thursday evenings, and T-Ball plays on          from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please see our website      sion receive awards. League runs from early April
hitting, defense, pitching, and catching. Next Level       Saturdays and possibly one night during the week.          for more information on these camps.                     through mid May.
Baseball has a 10,000 square foot indoor training fa-      All participants will receive a uniform, and an end of     Session I: Rockin’ Robots
cility in New Century and they have put together a         season award. Players will need to supply their own        Session II: Secret Agent Lab                             Fee: $400.00 per team
quality staff with over 40 years combined coaching         glove, all else will be supplied.                          Date: March 14-18                                        Age: 18 and older
of all aspects of the game.                                                                                           Time: Session I: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.                 Location: Celebration Park/Westside Park
Date: March 5-6                                            Fee: $45-$75, varies on age group                                 Session II: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.                Registration Deadline: March 18
Time: 8 and 9 year olds      12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.       Age: 5-14                                                  Fee: Session I: $140.00; Session II: $130.00
         10 and 11 year olds 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.        Location: Celebration Park/Westside Park                                                                             League       Start       Day/Time
                                                                                                                      Age: 7-13                                                 League    Start        Day/Time
         12 and 13 year olds 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.        Registration Deadline: March 4                             Location: Wheatridge Middle School                        Co-Rec       early Apr. Sun./4:00-8:00 p.m.
Fee: $50.00                                                Late registration will only be accepted to fill up teams   Registration Deadline: March 7                            Co-Rec    early Apr. Sun./4:00-8:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                Mens         early Apr. Mon./6:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Celebration Park                                 and will be charged a $15.00 late fee. Coaches must        A $10 discount will be given to those who sign up         Men’s     early Apr. Mon./6:30-9:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 1                             submit a 2011 coaching application by February 25.         for both camps!

March            19        event date
                                                           March             26        event date
                                                                                                                      April           16       event date
                                                                                                                                                                               June               1      registration

Kids Only Garage Sale                                      Babysitting Clinic                                         Eggstravaganza                                           Midwest Baseball Tour
NEW IN 2011!                                               Through a Red Cross certified instructor, you will ob-     Hop on down for the allotted hour and turn ordi-         Join Gardner Parks and Recreation as we load up
Kids age 6-16 will be able to take the opportunity         tain valuable information such as Babysitting basics,      nary eggs into works of Easter art. We will provide      and hit the road to take a Baseball Stadium Tour of
to clean out their rooms and sell used toys, books,        do’s and don’ts, being prepared, what to do in an          a dozen eggs for each child to dye, an Easter bucket,    the Midwest! Stops include Minor League baseball
clothes and accessories and enjoy all of the profits.      emergency, basic first aid and help with problems.         goodie bag, and the chance to win awesome prizes!        in Des Moines to catch the Iowa Cubs, games in St.
Kids wishing to rent a space to sell their items must      Each participant will receive a babysitting manual. To                                                              Louis to see the Cardinals take on the Brewers, Chi-
register and pay the $7.00 fee. The space includes         earn a certificate, the entire class must be completed.    Date: April 16                                           cago to see the Cubs battle the Nationals, the White
one table and two chairs.                                                                                             Times: Session I: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.                Sox face the Royals and we will wrap up in Milwau-
                                                           Date: March 26                                                     Session II: 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.             kee to see the Brewers play the Pirates. We will take
Date: March 19                                             Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.                                       Session III: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.            the first 50 people that sign up. See our website for
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.                              Fee: $55.00                                                Fee: $15.00                                              complete itinerary and what all is included in the trip.
Fee: $7.00 for space with one table and two chairs         Age: 11 and up                                             Age: 4-12                                                Date: August 8-14, 2011
Age: 6-16                                                  Location: Senior Citizens Building                         Location: Senior Citizens Building                       Fee: Adults $900, 12 and Under $875 ($450 due at
Location: Senior Citizens Building                         Registration Deadline: March 18                            Registration Deadline: April 8th                               signup, remaining balance due by June 1)
Registration Deadline: March 11                            Please bring a sack lunch- fridge & microwave                                                                       Age: Minimum age is 7 (minors must be accomp-
                                                           avail.                                                     To volunteer for this event, call 913-856-0936.                anied by an adult)
                                                                                                                                                                               Deadline: June 1 (All payments must be received)

               For a full listing of all our activities, online registration, plus more information about our
            parks & facilities, programs & activities and projects visit us at

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