Free and Low Cost Activities

Learn about the JCPRD Scholarship program

The JCPRD scholarship program provides funds to Johnson County residents and those who work in Johnson County to offset the cost for classes and programs.  Any adult or child that meets the criteria is eligible to apply.  Some programs may not qualify for scholarship funds. 

Visit a JCPRD park, trail, or playground!

Play golf

Wee Links Golf Course

Visit Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center

Visit the Johnson County Museum

$6 adults; $5 seniors (ages 60 plus), veterans, and students (18 plus with Student ID); $4 children, ages 1 through 17; Under 1 free; $23.00 Family Maximum Daily Fee (must reside in same household)

Visit Mill Creek Activity Center

Visit Theatre in the Park

Tickets are $10 (plus tax) for general admission, $6 (plus tax) for youth (Ages 4-10) Children 3 & under are FREE (but require a ticket)

Movies in the Park at the Theatre in the Park - $1 per person paid at the box office

Gates and box office open at 8 pm. Movies start at 8:30-8:45 pm, depending on the sunset. Details at

  • Tuesday, June 6 - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" Rated PG
  • Tuesday, June 20 - "Lilo & Stitch" Rated PG
  • Tuesday, July 18 - "Toy Story 4" Rated G
  • Tuesday, Aug. 1 - "Trolls World Tour" Rated G
  • Friday, Aug. 11 "Goonies" Rated G
  • Friday, Aug. 13 "Top Gun Maverick" Rated PG-13

Theatre in the Park

Summer Special Events 

Download the Sunflower Summer app

From May 26 – Aug.13, Sunflower Summer provides a wide variety of ways for families to get out, explore something new, and enjoy time together. Kansas families can visit museums, zoos, historic landmarks and more for free! JCPRD programs and events include:

  • Theatre in the Park
  • Johnson County Museum