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In the event of inclement weather, please contact the recreation center where classes are being held to inquire about cancellations. For events, please either contact the recreation center where the event is taking place or our main office phone (316.268.4361) if the event is off-site. For information about Athletics cancellations, please contact the rainout line at 316.219.9777. Thank you for your cooperation.


  • OCT 4-NOV 2
    Wicked Island
    OJ Watson Park Island
    8-11:30pm

    ​Wicked Island's haunted attraction and escape room (for ages 6+) is sure to make the bravest visitor scream in fear! The event runs through Oct. and November, Friday and Saturday nights. Purchase tickets online or at OJ Watson Park. 

    Prices: 

    $20 for adults

    $15 for kids 12 & under 

    For more information call (316) 684-5991 or visit wickedwoodswichita.com


  • Oct 18
    Kids Konnection
    Edgemoor, Linwood and Orchard Recreation Centers
    7am-6pm

    ​Out of school?  Get into our camp!  Don’t stress with what to do with the kiddos during those in-service days! Linwood, Edgemoor and Orchard Recreation Centers provide licensed and supervised day care for children ages 6-12. 

    Kids  will enjoy sports, games, crafts, and other activities during in-service days from school!

    Parents  can rest easy with this safe and affordable option. Extended hours allow for before and after work pick up and drop off. Kids bring their own lunch and drink daily.

    For more information, visit wichita.gov/parkandrec/camps
  • Oct 18
    Evergreen Fall Festival
    Evergreen Recreation Center
    6-8pm

    ​Celebrate fall with this family friendly event! This FREE event is for children ages 4-12.

    Activities include:
    • Carnival games, a cakewalk, bingo, craft projects and more!
    • Costumes encouraged!
    • For more information call (316) 303-8036

    Thank you to our partners!
    • Butler Community College Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO)
    • Ponka-We Victors


  • Oct 19
    Trick or Treat on the Lake
    OJ Watson Park Lake
    6:30-8:30pm

    ​Float along the Watson lake shoreline in a glowing kayak or pedal boat! Creatures will be lurking along the edges waiting to give you a trick…or a treat!

    PEDAL BOATS:

    • Ages: 3 to 11
    • Fee: $5 per person
    • A parent must participate with child (no charge)
    • Bring your own trick or treat bag
    • Costumes are encouraged
    • Registration is limited

    KAYAKS:
    • Ages: 12 to adult
    • Fee: $15 per person
    • Costumes are encouraged
    • Registration is limited

    For more information, please contact OJ Watson Park at (316) 529-9940. To register online, click here: bit.ly/TrickorTreatOnTheLake


  • Oct 19
    The Jeep Round-Up
    OJ Watson Park
    10am-2pm

    ​Beefed-up, beat-up or stock beautiful, bring your JEEP out for the day. Enjoy in the comradery, show and tell! Plus, devour delicious food from local food trucks and groove to the music. Drop the top and come enjoy the event! A $5 recommended donation for the Wichita Parks Foundation is appreciated.

    Kid friendly and dog friendly (leash please).


  • Oct 21
    Kids Konnection
    Edgemoor, Linwood and Orchard Recreation Centers
    7am-6pm

    Out of school?  Get into our camp!  Don't stress with what to do with the kiddos during those in-service days! Linwood, Edgemoor and Orchard Recreation Centers provide licensed and supervised day care for children ages 6-12. 

    Kids  will enjoy sports, games, crafts, and other activities during in-service days from school!

    Parents  can rest easy with this safe and affordable option. Extended hours allow for before and after work pick up and drop off. Kids bring their own lunch and drink daily.

    For more information, visit wichita.gov/parkandrec/camps


  • Oct 25
    McAdams Fall Festival
    McAdams Recreation Center
    7-8:30pm

    Bring the family to McAdams Recreation Center for fun, safe and FREE fall entertainment Oct. 25!

    For more information, please call the McAdams at (316) 337-9222.

  • Oct 25
    Linwood Grade School Halloween Party
    Linwood Recreation Center
    6-8pm

    ​Enjoy spooktacular fun at the Linwood Recreation Center Halloween Party! This FREE event is for Grades K-5!

    Family-Friendly Activities include:
    - Carnival games
    - Prizes
    - Halloween candy
    - Haunted room
    - Costumes encouraged! (no weapons please)

    For more information, please call (316) 337-9191

  • Oct 25
    Halloween in the Park
    Edgemoor Park
    6-9pm

    ​Trick-or-Treat and learn about Halloween safety at Edgemoor Park! Enjoy many special surprises from our special sponsors. Event is free for all ages!



  • oct 25
    ICT Free Films: Caddyshack
    Arthur B. Sim Golf Course
    6:30pm

    ​Friday, October 25 the free movie is Caddyshack which will be shown on Arthur B. Sim Golf Course. Concessions will be available in the clubhouse.

    Arrive at 6:30pm, the movie will start between 6:45-7pm.
    Gather your family and friends to watch a free movie outside and make sure to bring a blanket or lawn chairs for everyone to relax. No coolers or outside food/beverage is allowed.


  • Nov 8-9
    Family Campout
    OJ Watson Park
    5pm-9am

    ​Enjoy sleeping under the stars, without having to go too far to do it!  After setting up your tent, join in family games, a craft, moonlight putt-putt,  miniature train ride and s’mores. Fee includes dinner, breakfast. Participant brings their own camping gear. 


    Fee: $15 per person (ages 2 and under are free)

    Registration online here.

    Call (316) 529-9940 for more information.


  • Dec 20
    Kids Konnection
    Edgemoor, Linwood and Orchard Recreation Centers
    7am-6pm

    Out of school?  Get into our camp!  Don't stress with what to do with the kiddos during those in-service days! Linwood, Edgemoor and Orchard Recreation Centers provide licensed and supervised day care for children ages 6-12. 

    Kids  will enjoy sports, games, crafts, and other activities during in-service days from school!

    Parents  can rest easy with this safe and affordable option. Extended hours allow for before and after work pick up and drop off. Kids bring their own lunch and drink daily.

    For more information, visit wichita.gov/parkandrec/camps



  • Dec 26-27
    Kids Konnection
    Edgemoor, Linwood and Orchard Recreation Centers
    7am-6pm

    ​Out of school?  Get into our camp!  Don't stress with what to do with the kiddos during those in-service days! Linwood, Edgemoor and Orchard Recreation Centers provide licensed and supervised day care for children ages 6-12. 

    Kids  will enjoy sports, games, crafts, and other activities during in-service days from school!

    Parents  can rest easy with this safe and affordable option. Extended hours allow for before and after work pick up and drop off. Kids bring their own lunch and drink daily.

    For more information, visit wichita.gov/parkandrec/camp


  • Dec 30
    Kids Konnection
    Edgemoor, Linwood and Orchard Recreation Centers
    7am-6pm

    ​Out of school?  Get into our camp!  Don't stress with what to do with the kiddos during those in-service days! Linwood, Edgemoor and Orchard Recreation Centers provide licensed and supervised day care for children ages 6-12. 

    Kids  will enjoy sports, games, crafts, and other activities during in-service days from school!

    Parents  can rest easy with this safe and affordable option. Extended hours allow for before and after work pick up and drop off. Kids bring their own lunch and drink daily.

    For more information, visit wichita.gov/parkandrec/camps