07/27/2016 - 10:07am
The City of Olathe will reduce outdoor pool operations beginning in August as follows: Mill Creek and Oregon Trail Pools will close for the season on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. Frontier Trail Pool will close on Friday, Aug. 12, at 8 p.m. Black Bob Bay will remain open through Labor Day with new hours starting Monday, Aug. 15: Monday, Aug. 15, through Friday, Aug 19, open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Weekends only beginning Saturday, Aug. 20, through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5, open from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. »
07/26/2016 - 11:01am
On the heels of the record-breaking Pokémon Go release, Olathe Parks & Rec is launching, “Pokémon Active,” a contest for trainers of all ages in City of Olathe Parks. »
07/20/2016 - 2:38pm
Story updated on July 26 Eastbrooke Trail will be closed to the public on Friday, July 29, for maintenance. The trail runs from Eastbrooke Park (13000 S. Greenwood St.) to the Indian Creek Trail connection just north of 127th St. »
07/12/2016 - 2:54pm
Olathe Parks & Recreation presents Summer Teen Bash on Thursday, July 28, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Black Bob Park and Black Bob Bay. Check-in begins at 6:45 p.m. The event is open to students entering grades 6-9. The event is free with the donation of any school supply item. School supplies collected at the event will benefit the Olathe Public Schools Foundation. The evening will include games, activities in the park, swimming, prize drawings, and more! Pre-registration is required online or by calling 913-971-8563 with code 13297. »
07/12/2016 - 2:51pm
Visitors to Water Works Park, Parkview Manor, and the community gardens may notice a few more monarch butterflies during their visit this summer. A total of 55 new butterfly-friendly plants have been planted around the community thanks to a donation from Bridging the Gap in Kansas City. »
07/05/2016 - 2:42pm
Black Bob Bay will close early July 7 for swim meet »
07/05/2016 - 2:41pm
Celebrate Olathe – Summer Fest, an afternoon and evening filled with free music and activities, will take place on Saturday, July 9, at Stagecoach Park, 1205 E. Kansas City Rd. Activities and music begin at 2 p.m. and continue through the evening with Beatles tribute band Liverpool taking the stage at 7 p.m. Free parking and shuttles will be available at Olathe North High School, 600 E. Prairie St. »
06/18/2016 - 9:46am
Celebrate dad with a swim at your favorite outdoor pool. Dad swims free at any outdoor Olathe pool. »
06/10/2016 - 10:57am
A large leak at Frontier Pool has been located and repairs are underway. Staff will soon begin the process to fill, treat, prepare, and clean the pool. An open date is still to be determined. Thank you again for your patience and understanding. We will continue to provide status updates here and on social media channels. »
06/07/2016 - 7:08pm
Are you ready to get #OlatheActive with a chance to win great prizes? »


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