Annual Easter event at O.J. Watson Park
Wichita Park and Recreation will host the 6th annual Bunny Blast & Egg Hunt event beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 at O.J. Watson Park, 3022 S. McLean Blvd.
Admission is $5 per car load at the entrance gate. Youth will have an opportunity to hunt eggs for their baskets and take a photo with an Easter Bunny. The scheduled egg hunt is divided by age:
- Ages 2 – 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.;
- Ages 5 – 7, from 10:40 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.;
- And ages 5 – 8, from 11:20 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Other scheduled activities include a jelly bean guessing contest, miniature golf, and inflatables.
O.J. Watson Park is a 119-acre site along the Arkansas River in south Wichita. The park includes a 40-acre lake for fishing and pedal boats and also offers a variety of recreational opportunities such as miniature golf, train rides, pony rides, volleyball, and picnicking. Picnic shelters are available to rent by contacting Watson Park (529-9940) for availability.
Wichita Park & Recreation supports 127 parks, eight recreation centers, nine swimming pools, 52 athletic fields, five golf courses, six interactive fountains, numerous adult and youth-based activities and athletics programs and 2,407 acres of rights-of-way.