Kick off the holiday season with the annual Celebrate Olathe – WinterFest and the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E. Kansas City Rd. »
The Olathe Community Center will recognize active duty military and veterans on Friday, Nov. 11 with free admission to the Olathe Community Center. Bring your military id and enjoy your day at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E. Kansas City Rd. »
When weather threatens to cancel Olathe Parks & Recreation activities or events, stay in the know with these new weather hotline numbers:
Olathe Parks & Recreation Sports – 913-204-0858
Olathe Parks & Recreation Adaptive Recreation – 913-204-0863
Olathe Community Center – 913-204-1596
Outdoor Pools – 913-204-0867 »
The Olathe Miracle League is seeking volunteers to serve as athlete “buddies” who support young athletes, ages 6-17, with physical or mental challenges. Buddies help provide kids of all abilities the opportunity to play baseball in a safe and fun environment. The fall season begins Saturday, Sept. 17. Buddies can volunteer for one game or for the entire season. Learn more or register to become a buddy.
Join Olathe Parks & Recreation on Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at Stagecoach Park for Movies in the Park, featuring Zootopia. The free movie will start at dark (around 7:45 p.m.). Vendors will be on site to sell concessions throughout the night. Bring chairs or a blanket for an evening the whole family can enjoy.
Movies in the Park will be canceled for inclement weather. Follow the Olathe Parks & Recreation Facebook and Twitter pages for updates the night of the event. Save the date for the next Movies in the Park featuring Hotel Transylvania 2 on Friday, Oct. 14. »
The 2016 outdoor pool season will come to a close on Monday, Sept. 5. Black Bob Bay will operate Saturday, Sept. 3, through Monday, Sept. 5, from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. »