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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.
  • Feb 1
    Wichita Snow Day
    Mid-America All-Indian Center
    9-11 am

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS! School's out and there's going to be a SNOW DAY in Wichita on February 1!

    Make it snow, make it snow, make it snow! Bring a nonmetal sled and enjoy playing in artificial snow, provided by Snow Bros Snowmakers. Dunkin' will be providing FREE coffee and hot chocolate while supplies last! Donuts will be for sale on site. *Event date subject to change due to weather conditions.

    Adult supervision needed for children under 10.

    This event is free and open to children, adults who identify as children and anyone else who loves snow!

    All participants must fill out a waiver to sled. We encourage you to fill out and print your waiver ahead of time to make for faster entry into the event. Waivers will also be available on-site.

    Child Waiver - http://bit.ly/SnowChildrensWaiver
    Adult Waiver - http://bit.ly/SnowAdultWaiver

  • Feb 27
    Park & Recreation Job Fair
    Century II Exhibition Hall
    4-8pm

    Looking for a career in Park & Recreation? Needing a summer job? Enjoy having welcoming and fun coworkers?

    Join Wichita Park & Recreation for our Job Fair on February 27 and become part of the team! We are looking to hire Full-time, Part-time, and Seasonal positions in the following divisions:

    • Golf Courses
    •  Park Maintenance
    • Recreation Centers
    • Forestry
    • Aquatics/Pools
    • Athletics
    • Riverside Tennis Center
    • Internships
    • OJ Watson Park
    • Mascot Performer

    Visit over 20 booths and complete an application onsite. Possible interviews will be conducted during the event.

    Download the flyer


  • Feb 29
    Great Plains Nature Center 20th Anniversary Celebration
    Great Plains Nature Center
    2-5pm

    Celebrate 20 years of nature education at the Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC)! Enjoy a variery of fun activities and Bob Gress, the founding Director of the GPNC, will share the story of this world-class nature destination.​ Event is free for all ages!