Lake Olathe Swim Beach & Marina opens soon!

Lake Olathe Park features a 170-acre lake surrounded by a 258-acre community park. The new Swim Beach features locker rooms, outdoor showers, vending machines and a floating obstacle course – The Aqua Park.

Lake Olathe Park visitors can rent canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and pedal boats at the new Marina. Coolers with food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome along with beach chairs and umbrellas.

Lake Olathe
Hours

Monday - Sunday
6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lake Olathe is a 170-acre lake perfect for boating, kayaking, fishing and more. View the lake map.

Boat access to Lake Olathe is only on the west side of the lake (S. Lakeshore Dr. access). Boats may be operated at Lake Olathe between 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (one hour prior to park gates being closed). 

  • Boat speeds may not exceed more than 5 MPH, creating a wake.
  • Personal watercraft and jet skis are prohibited.
  • Water skiing, kneeboarding and surfboarding is prohibited.

A State of Kansas boating license is required to operate a motorized boat at Lake Olathe. A Kansas-issued fishing license if required before fishing at Lake Olathe.

  • Information about boating and fishing licenses as well as the Lake Olathe fish population, visit the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism at ksoutdoors.com.
Swim Beach
Hours

Monday – Sunday (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The new Swim Beach features locker rooms, outdoor showers, vending machines and a floating obstacle course – The Aqua Park (additional fees apply).

Admission

Age OLATHE RESIDENT NON-OLATHE RESIDENT
2 & Under Free Free
3 - 61 $7 $9
62 & Older $3 $3

*Swim Beach passes will not be available in 2019. Olathe Pool passes cannot be used at the Swim Beach & Marina.

 Swim Beach, Marina and Aqua Park Rules and Regulations

Marina
Hours

Monday – Sunday
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The new Marina will have canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and pedal boats available to rent.

Rentals
EQUIPMENT RENTAL FEE (30 Minutes) 
Canoe $5
Kayak $5
Paddle Board $5
Pedal Boat $5

*Paid admission to the Swim Beach is required prior to accessing the Marina and equipment rentals. Must be at least 15 years old to rent equipment.

Swim Beach, Marina and Aqua Park Rules and Regulations

Aqua Park
Hours

Friday – Sunday (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fees

$10/hour (see admissions to reserve time slots)

Jump, play, slide and swing on the floating obstacle course – The Aqua Park.

Swim Beach, Marina and Aqua Park Rules and Regulations

Shelters
Beaver Shelter - East Side of Lake Olathe

First come, first served or available for reservations July 13 (Online, call 913-971-8563). Additional information is in the Shelter Guide.

  • 19 tables with seating for 152
  • Two charcoal grills
  • Lights
  • Electricity
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Nature playground
Shelter 1 - West Side of Lake Olathe

First come, first served.

  • Two tables with seating for 16
  • Two charcoal grills
  • Playground
  • Boat ramp
  • Outdoor restroom
Shelter 2 - East Side of Lake Olathe

First come, first served.

  • Two tables with seating for 16
  • One charcoal grill
  • Fire ring
  • Electricity
  • Lights
Amenities

Nature Play Area - East Side of Lake Olathe

  • Built using trees and materials removed during Phase 1 construction of the park.

Playground with swings - West Side of Lake Olathe

  • Near west side Lake Olathe shelters