Special Events Page January - April

Annual Open House

Saturday April 27th, 2019 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Climbing Tower Open House 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Choose from several activities during our annual Open House: canoeing, kayaking, pedal boating, Grant Kayaking 2018hiking, BB gun shooting, and archery. Participants need to be 8 years or older for the BB gun and archery range activities. All ages are welcome to participate in the Family Fun Treasure Hunt from 11 am - 2 pm. Fishing is also available, however participants age 16 and older are required to have Kansas fishing license. Licenses will not be sold on site. Cops n’ Bobbers will be on site with poles and bait available for use or you may bring your own. Part on Tower 2018An open climbing event for interested parties ages 12 and older will be held. Climbers need to pre-register as space is limited. Climbing participants are required to complete medical and liability releases prior to participating. Children under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian’s signature. Climbing enrollment is limited to 40 people and is full with a waiting list for 2019.  If you missed the sign up this year, be sure to put on your calendar for January of 2020 to get on the list for our event next year.. 

Wildlifer Challenge LogoDon't forget to check out the WildLifer Challenges before you come!  Visit their page before you attend our event to find out how your family can go on your "quest together to become an official Kansas WildLifer".

Photos from 2018 Open House

Don't miss out this year.  Come have some outdoor fun with us!  Pack a lunch and make a day of it.  

Elaine as Master Naturalist Opens in new windowKansas Master Naturalists sharing about invasive species. 


EMNC at WPS Shelter

Ernie Miller Naturalist, Regina Wasson, and volunteer, Bill Jennemann, sharing about nature. 


Boats 2018 (17)Boats 2018 (16)

Boating is always a big hit with participants.

NWC Fire Dept Hand only CPRFire truck

Northwest Consolidated Fire District brought a fire truck and taught hands only CPR.

Sidewalk Chalk Art _1

Other activities included sidewalk chalk drawings, giant frisbee, and kite flying.
Games 2018


Kid flying Kite

  1. TimberRidge Adventure Center

    Physical Address
    12300 S Homestead Lane
    Olathe, KS 66061

    Phone: 913-856-8849

    Hours
    Public use by reservation or registration only.
    Please contact us for more details. 

  2. Lysa Holladay Dvorak

    Outdoor Adventure Specialist
    Phone: (913) 856-8849

  3. Bill McGowan

    Outdoor Education Manager
    Phone: (913) 826-2802