Strang Park

Park Overview

Strang Park is an 11-acre neighborhood park with plenty of opportunities to stay active, and access to nearby amenities, including the Johnson County Central Resource Library.

Address

9879 W. 88th Terrace
Overland Park, Kansas 66212

Phone

913-327-6630

Hours

5 a.m.-10 p.m.

Additional Features

In addition to the features shown above, the renovated Strang Park will include:

  • Trails: a new eight-foot wide loop trail will allow visitors to enjoy the open spaces throughout the park. It will connect to the neighborhood via existing sidewalks.
  • Parking: a reconstructed parking lot and additional on-street parallel parking will be available on Farley St.
  • Restrooms, which the park did not previously have.

Use the slider to the right to compare a bird’s eye view of the the existing park with plans for the completed project.

Current Park Layout
Site Plan Post-Construction

This image is not a construction plan and represents the general expected placement of buildings and features after construction.

Project Timeline

The following are key dates for the planning, approval and construction of this project. Dates will be updated as the project progresses.

  • September 2019 – Public meetings with neighbors and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Council helped formulate a community-driven plan for the park’s future.
  • October 2019 – Public meetings with neighbors and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Council helped formulate a community-driven plan for the park’s future.
  • February 2020 – Planning Commission and City Council approval of development plans for Strang Park.
  • Summer 2020 – Construction was originally slated to begin but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • August 2021 – Construction begins.
  • Summer 2022 – Construction is expected to be complete.

Current Park Amenities

Basketball court

The outdoor courts are first-come-first-serve. There is no fee to use them.

To find more outdoor courts, see a list of all parks with basketball courts.

Drinking fountain

Historical Feature

The park features portions of the original Strang Line railroad and national historic trail signage.

A “words walk” that lets visitors experience many of their favorite children’s books as they move throughout the park’s loop trail.

Loop trail

Open area/multi-use field

Parking

Playground

Swings

Picnic tables

Small shelter

Tennis court

Tennis courts are open during park hours on a first-come, first serve basis.

There is no fee to use them.

See a list of all parks with tennis courts.