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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 […]

Kite-Flying Events in the Wichita area

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This is the perfect thing to do on a nice day, and you have lots and lots of space to spread out. Read on for our list of 2022 Kite Flying Events around Wichita. And even without a kite-flying event, you can still enjoy this fun and FREE activity! Check out our article on The […]

FREE Event: Come Fly a Kite!

Come fly a kite free event in Wichita's Chapin Park

A kite-flying event is planned at Chapin Park for Saturday, May 7, 2022. “Come Fly a Kite” is FREE and fun for all ages! Twice a year – in the spring and in the fall – the Wichita Parks and Recreation Department and Wings of the Wind Kites team up to promote the joy of […]

Youth Archery Workshop at O.J. Watson Park

youth archery workshop oj watson park wichita

The City of Wichita Parks and Recreation Department is holding a Youth Archery Workshop Saturday, September 22, for just $7. Pre-registration is required for this beginners’ archery workshop, which will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. It is for youth ages 7 to 12 years old. Young people will receive an introduction to basic […]

Dia del Ninos fun at the ICT Popup Park

La Plaza Celebration - dia del nino Wichita

In Mexico, Dia del Nino is a day of celebrating children. Wichita is joining in this year with La Plaza Celebration in ICT Popup Park Sunday afternoon, April 29. They’ll have Mexican music, food, dancing, products for sale, and more fun from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The popup park is on Douglas Street downtown, […]

Kayak Clinic

Kayak or canoe

The Wichita Department of Park and Recreation is holding kayak clinics at Watson Park this spring and summer. This would be so much fun! You’ll learn basic paddling and maneuvering techniques and receive a water safety primer, then spend the rest of the time with a leisurely trip on the water. This clinic is for […]

Saddle Up & Ride at Pawnee Prairie Park

pony ride

Cancelled because of rain Wichita Recreation Facebook announcement The City of Wichita Park & Recreation has teamed up with Wichita Riding Academy and Eagle View Equestrian Center for a fun horseback riding event in Pawnee Prairie Park. You can register for an introductory horseback riding lesson followed by a 45-minute trail ride for only $20. […]

Summer Camp Scholarships Available from Wichita Parks Foundation

Local youth can win scholarships to attend the annual Summer of Discovery (SOD) Camp offered at Edgemoor, Linwood, and Orchard Recreation Centers. The Wichita Parks Foundation’s Board of Directors are providing the scholarships to children age six to 13. “One of our goals as a foundation is to improve access to park and recreation programs, […]

Dawn of the Dance

dawn of the dance free zumba group groove lesson from wichita park and recreation

Visit the Indian Center in Wichita on Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to noon for a free dance class and workout. “Dawn of the Dance” is being put on by Wichita Park & Recreation and Genesis Health Clubs. It will be an hour of great exercise, with a fusion of Zumba and Group Groove […]

FREE Zumba at the Ballpark

FREE Zumba at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

Lace up your sneakers and call your friends. Wichita Park and Recreation is having a FREE Zumba party at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.