Coronavirus Affects City Services

To prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community, Johnson County Government has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential needs, beginning Tuesday, March 24 for 30 days.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Recycling Center, and playgrounds and shelters at City parks are closed, and many other City services are affected by this order.

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Splash Pads

There are splash pads at two parks in Overland Park.

Both are open daily from dawn to dusk during the warmer months. The water is activated after the threat of freeze has passed in the spring, and turned off before the first freeze in the fall.

2019 Season

The splash pads are on for the 2019 season.



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Roe Park

The Roe Park splash pad sits on the former Roe Pool site at 10400 Roe.

There are several fountains and spray features at the splash pad, which can be activated by pressing or stepping on large buttons on the ground.

There are also two playgrounds for young and older children, a nature play area, restrooms, shelters, a walking trail, an open field, and baseball and softball fields at Roe Park.

Park Details: Roe Park

Sapling Grove Park

Sapling Grove Park, at 8210 Grant, was renovated in late 2017 and now includes a splash pad you can activate by pressing your hand on a podium pad.

There is also a playground with a basket swing and balance beam, shelter, walking trail, and restrooms at Sapling Grove Park.

Park Details: Sapling Grove Park