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Overland Park’s outdoor pool plans for 2022

Overland Park will open three of its five outdoor pools this summer amid a lifeguard staffing shortage. Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center, Young’s Pool and Stonegate Pool will open on Sunday, May 29 during Memorial Day weekend. Bluejacket Pool and Marty Pool will not open this summer. City staff is in the process of hiring more […]

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Farmers’ Market returns to expanded pavilion site

The Overland Park Farmers’ Market will return to 7950 Marty Street this year, but you may notice some changes for continued safe operations. The 2022 market layout will expand the footprint of the overall market out from under the Farmers’ Market pavilion and into nearby parking lots and onto Marty Street. Portions of Marty Street […]

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Save big on community center discounts in 2022

Hit the ground (or the treadmill) running in 2022 with annual memberships to Matt Ross Community Center and Tomahawk Ridge Community Center. Sign up for a community center membership Jan. 1-15, 2022 and get 15 percent off the membership price. The promotion includes new memberships, and renewal and upgrade memberships for current members. You can […]

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‘Tis the season to be jolly at Thompson Park

With strings of lights, strands of garlands, and a giant Christmas tree, Thompson Park is a picturesque place to be during the holiday season. The park, located at 8045 Santa Fe Drive, has a new festive look this time of year, and it’s a can’t-miss destination for holiday lovers of all ages. This Friday, Nov. […]

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Your fall shopping guide for the Overland Park Farmers’ Market

As the weather cools down, the kitchen is the perfect place to warm up. Fall means breaking out the family recipes, whether you’re staying cozy with tasty soups and stews, cooking up festive treats, or preparing holiday feasts for the whole family. Plus, having the oven on heats up the whole house. The Overland Park […]

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Your input needed for Farmers’ Market site improvement project

Sept. 29, 2021 Update You can now weigh in on the improvement project virtually via our online feedback form. Sept. 1, 2021 The City of Overland Park is taking the next step in the Farmers’ Market site improvement project and we want to hear from you. Residents, Farmers’ Market shoppers and vendors, and others are […]

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OP plans July 4 fireworks show

The Overland Park Star Spangled Spectacular will go on this year, but the fourth of July celebration may look a little different than in past years. The fireworks show will begin around 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 at Corporate Woods Founders’ Park, 9711 W. 109th Street. In past years, the City has hosted entertainment […]

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Arboretum visitor center project moves forward

The City of Overland Park will begin construction on a new visitor center at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens this summer. The new visitor center will add 22,000 square feet of community space at the Arboretum. It will include a cafe, gift shop, exhibits and hands-on learning, and rental spaces for weddings, corporate […]

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Overland Park’s outdoor pool plans for 2021

Overland Park’s outdoor pools will open this summer, Parks and Recreation Department officials said, but lifeguard staffing shortages may present a challenge. City staff provided an update on 2021 summer aquatics operations to the City Council’s Community Development Committee on Wednesday night. Officials are hopeful that Stonegate Pool, Young’s Pool and Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center […]

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