Sports & Recreation

Leawood Swim School Hosting Local Hiring Day March 4

Feb. 23, 2017

GRAPEVINE, Tx -- Emler Swim School is conducting three company-wide hiring days on March 4, 8 and 15 with the goal of interviewing qualified candidates to fill multiple management positions and approximately 100 part-time swim teacher roles. The company is hiring to support growth, both at current schools and in new locations. SATURDAY, MARCH 4 12:30 to 2:30 P.M near ...

Guilherme Fadlalla to Head New KCC Soccer Program

Feb. 22, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (February 22, 2017) – Kansas Christian College (KCC) announced this week the hiring of Coach Guilherme Fadlalla as Director of Soccer and Men's Head Soccer Coach. Coach Gui ("Ghee") spent last season serving as the Assistant Coach and Interim Head Coach of a fourth tier Brazilian professional soccer team. He holds a Brazilian professional coaching license, equivalent ...

Wilson Promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Compliance at Park University

Feb. 22, 2017

Park University has announced the promotion of Steve Wilson to the position of associate athletic director for media relations and compliance. Wilson began his new duties on Feb. 1. Wilson, in his 10th year leading communication efforts for the University’s Department of Athletics, leads an office that promotes student-athlete and departmental achievements, and coordinates fan experiences. He also oversees the ...

Genesis Director of Tennis Awarded by International Organization

Feb. 20, 2017

Mike Woody Named PTR Kansas Member of the Year Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2017 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which included more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, was held February 15-18, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Mike Woody, of Gardner, ...

50 Plus Plans Adventure Walk to visit Missouri’s Weston Bend State Park on Feb. 25

Feb. 10, 2017

Enjoy an easy and pleasant stroll near Weston, Mo., during an Adventure Walk being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District on Saturday, Feb. 25. Start your morning in the picturesque town of Weston, walking past charming stores and restaurants. After that, the trail continues up a small road and into the 1,100+ ...

Discover Fulton, Mo., during 50 Plus day trip on March 2

Feb. 10, 2017

National treasures and delights of the small and vibrant town of Fulton in central Missouri are the destinations of an early March day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Postcards From Fulton is the name of this trip. Participants will visit Backer Auto World Museum to see the car collection ...

Missouri’s Wallace State Park is March 1 destination for 50 Plus Spring Strolling program

Feb. 10, 2017

Located just north of Kansas City, Missouri's Wallace State Park is the next destination for the Spring Strolling program being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This series of three walks are intended as opportunities for participants to make new friends while exploring the great outdoors. The first walk on Feb. 15 ...

Audi Shawnee Mission is Title Sponsor of Alliance Futbol Club, LLC

Feb. 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: February 8th 2017 AUDI SHAWNEE MISSION John Coats, General Manager, Audi Shawnee Mission, 913.249.3402 or John.coats@audi-shawneemission.com ALLIANCE FUTBOL CLUB Brian Budzinski, Alliance Futbol Club Executive, 816.221.1750 or brian@kcsoccerdome.com Audi Shawnee Mission is Title Sponsor of Alliance Futbol Club, LLC KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Alliance Futbol Club LLC, announced today that the organization has agreed to a ...

Endurance House Kansas City, MO VIP Party and Grand Opening

Jan. 19, 2017

Endurance House opens 17th location in Kansas City, MO The Right Shoe with the Right Fit. WHAT: Endurance House Kansas City Grand Opening Locally owned by Anne Moyer & Scott Sharkey Sneak Peek: VIP Party, Wednesday January 25th 5-8 PM (Come & Go) Yes, You are invited! Meet Co-Founder Jamie Osborn. Where: Located in The Tiffany Springs MarketCenter at the ...

Dave & Buster’s Announces New Overland Park Location at Corbin Park

Jan. 17, 2017

Overland Park’s Ultimate Entertainment Destination Is Accepting Applications for 250+ Positions Ahead of March Opening Overland Park, Kan. (January 17, 2017) — Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 95th location in March 2017, and is looking to hire over 250 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at its location at Corbin Park. The new site boasts over 40,000-square-feet ...

The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Continuing Education Awards for Certified Athletic Trainers

Jan. 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gene Willis, Director of Marketing. gwillis@drugfreesport.com; 816.285.1423 The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Continuing Education Awards for Certified Athletic Trainers Awards to honor certified athletic trainers who are working toward the prevention of drug abuse. KANSAS CITY, MO. (January 5, 2017) – The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport®), the ...

International Zumba Duo Sensation Steve Boedt Kass Martin coming to KC

Jan. 3, 2017

This is a once in a lifetime Zumba class with Steve Boedt and Kass Martin coming on Jan 14th! This duo is on their Zumba World Tour. You have seen them featured on our Zumba Video Games, Infomercials, Education Programming, Featured dancers in our Fitness Concerts, and two of the most highly requested instructors on earth. Its open to all. ...

One Love Tennis coming to Kansas City

Dec. 21, 2016

On Wednesday, December 28th, One Love Tennis Inc., a non-profit organization designed to reach underprivileged and low income youth through affordable tennis, education, and fitness will be hosting its First Annual Play Day Event at the Clayview Country Club in Kansas City, MO. Founder of One Love Tennis Inc., Michael-Ray Pallares has travelled all over the world, organizing events for ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center to be closed until late January

Dec. 21, 2016

The main pool at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center has been closed and will remain closed until a new dome heater can be installed. Officials hope the new heater will arrive the week of Jan. 16, with a reopening expected the week of Jan. 23. The closure means that all programs, including drop-in open swim times and planned holiday swim ...

I-35 Speedway Adds Highway Sign

Dec. 15, 2016

A new racetrack sign, seen from miles away on Interstate 35, will direct race fans and motorists to I-35 Speedway for the super fun, super-fast, super-hot racing action at I-35 Speedway that happens on Saturday nights during the racing season. Located just north of the speedway, the sign includes time and temperature and provides the exit information to the racetrack. ...

KC Gets Fit Resolution Challenge Powered by Genesis Health Clubs Announced

Dec. 9, 2016

City-Wide Weight Loss & Fitness Challenge to begin January 14, 2017 The KC Gets Fit Resolution Challenge, powered by Genesis Health Clubs, has partnered with local celebrity trainer Tony Temple and WDAF Fox 4 TV to bring this Community based Resolution Challenge to life! Profits from the Challenge will be donated to the Genesis Foundation for Fitness & Tennis. The ...

Avila Cross-Country Runner Becomes First Eagle to Qualify for National Championships

Dec. 6, 2016

(December 6, 2016) KANSAS CITY, MO – Avila freshman Penny Fenn made history on November 5, earning a tenth place finish at the Heart Women's XC Championships, becoming the first Eagle to qualify for the NAIA National Championships in program history. Fenn finished Saturday's race at Swope Park in Kansas City, Mo. with a time of 18:51.09, just over seven ...

Winter Break Volleyball camp offered for grades 3-8 starting Dec. 27

Dec. 5, 2016

Providing boys and girls in grades three through eight with basic skills in the game of volleyball is the goal of a Winter Break Volleyball Camp being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This four-day camp will take place over winter break, Tuesday, Dec. 27, through Friday. Dec. 30, at two JCPRD locations: Okun Fieldhouse in the ...

Winter Break Volleyball camp offered for grades 3-8 starting Dec. 27

Dec. 1, 2016

Providing boys and girls in grades three through eight with basic skills in the game of volleyball is the goal of a Winter Break Volleyball Camp being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This four-day camp will take place over winter break, Tuesday, Dec. 27, through Friday. Dec. 30, at two JCPRD locations: Okun Fieldhouse in the ...

Hanukkah Glow Party set for Dec. 17

Nov. 28, 2016

There’s nothing more fun than celebrating a holiday together with family, friends, food and frivolity! That’s exactly what’s in store for the community’s first Hanukkah Glow Party Beyachad Chogegim -Together We Celebrate, on Saturday evening, Dec. 17 in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., in Overland Park. (This year, Hanukkah officially begins at sundown ...


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