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O.J. Watson Park Wichita 2023

OJ Watson Park is such a fantastic place for families, and it’s even fun for teens or anyone who wants to get outside and enjoy some outdoor activities. This is the Wichita park that has the yellow brick road! The opening weekend should be pretty fun. And it kicks off spring break week for Wichita […]

Floatin’ on the River kayak events with Wichita Park & Recreation

Kayak or canoe

Summer is the perfect time of year to do some floatin’ on the river! In addition to its kayak rentals on the river, The City of Wichita Park & Recreation office will be offering a series of guided kayak floats along the Arkansas River this summer. What a treat it will be to enjoy the […]

Paddleboard Yoga at Santa Fe Lake

  It’s time to step outside of your comfort zone and try a new twist on yoga: Paddleboard Yoga! Join Limitless Yoga for a Paddleboard Yoga Class August 14 on Santa Fe Lake in Augusta, KS. This is a truly unique experience that everyone always has fun with! And don’t worry about falling in, that’s half […]

Splash Aqua Park ICT

Wichita Aqua Park - Splash Aqua Park inflatable obstacle course on the lake

You’ve probably heard of the brand new Splash Aqua Park that opened last summer in Wichita, Kansas. It’s a totally new summer entertainment option for our city, and should help keep the kids busy all summer long. The new water park in Wichita plans to be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  every day […]

Kayak Rentals on the Arkansas River

The City of Wichita Park and Recreation is bringing back this awesome service! Oops – this has been postponed. I believe you can still rent kayaks on the river from Boats and Bikes. And you can definitely rent kayaks at O.J. Watson Park during regular business hours.  [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] Enjoy a nice day on […]

Free and cheap things for teens to do in Wichita

So you want to hang out with your friends, but “there’s nothing to do in Wichita,” right? Well, you would be surprised. There are so many fun, free, and cheap things for teens and young adults to do in Wichita. Here are some of our top picks, compiled by a Wichita teen! The list includes […]

PaddlePalooza Wichita!

Attention all paddlers, (kayak, SUP, canoe, raft, etc.) Sunday, September 13 is YOUR day.    All are welcome to this PaddlePalooza; from pros to first timers.   This is a FREE event on September 13, from 1:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Bring your board, kayak, canoe, etc, a cooler with your favorite picnic fixins, […]

Kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards for Rent

Kayak or canoe

ICT Adventure is making sure that our Sunday is well spent out on the water.  Tomorrow, Sunday, August 16, ICT Adventure will be at K-96 fishing lake from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with kayaks and paddle boards for rent. Rentals are either by hour or half hour: 10 ft kayak – $10/hr or $6/half […]

Rent Kayaks, SUPs, and more on the Arkansas River

Kayak or canoe

Paddle away the summer days starting Friday, May 22! Boats and Bikes is an outdoor rental company located on the riverfront of the Arkansas river and run by WSU’s Shocker Rowing. You can cool off on the river by renting a kayak, stand up paddle board, pedal boat or work up a sweat on the […]