Recreation

Overview

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We provide unlimited recreational activities and events in Wyandotte County for the entire family.

Adult Sports

UG Parks and Recreation offers adult sports in coed and women’s volleyball, Men’s basketball, men’s soccer, coed and men’s slow pitch softball and men’s Fast pitch softball.

Over 4,000 men and women participated in UG leagues and another 5,000 participated in leagues and tournaments in our parks. Our adult Soccer league is recognized as the best in the KC area and the state of Kansas.    

  • Coed Volleyball- begins March 16th, registration opens March 5th
  • Men's Soccer- begins April 1st, registration opens March 5th
  • Men's Softball- begins April 11th, registration opens March 5th
  • Coed Softball- begins April 15th, registration opens March 5th

Aquatics

See Pools

Youth Sports

We provide leagues for youth ages (5) - (18). The fee for each youth league is $15 per person/per league. Basketball Tournaments are scheduled throughout the year for $150 per team. Our sports schedule operates on a seasonal basis.

Volunteer Coaching Application(PDF, 100KB)
Background Checks will be required for all those wanting to coach. 

Community Centers are located throughout the Wyandotte County area.

Additional Information
Call: Olijoel Sheppard  P: (913) 573-8330

Winter

Leagues will begin early January, Registration opens in November

  • Bitty Basketball- begins January 1st, coed leage, grades K-7

Spring

Leagues will begin in April, registration opens March 5th

  • Youth Kickball- Coed, grades K-7 
  • Recreation Soccer- Noncompetitive, coed league
  • Youth Competitive Soccer- Coed league, ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, and highschool
    • $250.00 per team

Summer

Leagues Begin in June, registration opens in April

  • Youth Baseball- Coed league, ages 4-12, beging June 4th
  • Youth Kickball- Coed league, grades K-7, begins May 16th
  • Youth Soccer- Coed league, grades K-7, begins May 16th

Fall

Leagues begin in September, registration opens in August

  • Youth Volleyball- Girls league, grades 2-7, begins September 9th
  • Youth Soccer- Coed league, grades K-8, begins September 10th
  • Flag Football- Coed league, grades K-5, begins September 10th

10 and Under Tennis

Wellington's Academy of Tennis is a professional organized grass roots tennis program. It is a mobile program which brings tennis programs to local communities. Wellington's Academy of Tennis was established in 1997 by Daniel Wellington.

Fee: $60 per session
(5) Weeks of Group Lessons

Contact: Olijoel Sheppard
P: (913) 573-8330   |   P: (913) 202-3757   |   Email

Sunflower Hill Golf Course

Sunflower Hills - Leagues

A league is any group for which starting times are reserved on weekly basis. Groups with past experience at Sunflower Hills are given first opportunity to retain their starting times. Set up your league dates as soon as possible as our calendar fills up quickly.

Standing Leagues at Sunflower Hills include: 

The Sunflower Senior League

This league is open to area seniors (55+) who have a common goal of enjoyment from the game of golf. The League will play 20 - 25 events each year (generally on Wednesday) at Sunflower Hills. Approximately half of the events are individual events and half are team events.

Additional Information about The Sunflower Senior League:
P: (913) 573-8570   |   F: (913) 721-1025   |   Email

The Sunflower Hills Ladies League

This league is open to local women golfers. The Ladies league plays Tuesday mornings at Sunflower Hills, April - October.

Additonal Information about The Sunflower Ladies League
Teresa McCann:  Email
Pat Seber-Bradley: Email


Instruction 
PGA Master Professional Jeff Johnson
Class A PGA Professional Mike Shatto (available May 15th - August 15th)

Private Lessons with Jeff Johnson

  • 30 minute lesson: $50
  • Series of (5) 30 minute lessons: $200

 
Private Lessons with Mike Shatto

  • 30 minute lesson - $30
  • Series of (5) 30 minute lessons - $135

Group Lessons
Series of (5) 45 minute lessons with:

  • 2 People: $125 each
  • 3 People: $100 each
  • 4 People: $90 each
  • 5 People: $80 each

 
Additional Information Contact:
Jeff Johnson - Master Golf Professional
P: (913) 573-8570   |   F: (913) 721-1025   |   Email


Junior Golf Classes & Leagues

In addition to the great championship course and practice area at Sunflower Hills, we have one of the most unique Junior Learning Centers in the Midwest. The Sunflower Hills Junior Golf Course has been a programming site since 2003 for The First Tee of Greater Kansas City. The Junior facility has a practice tee and a 6-hole golf course with three tee positions on every hole.

Each year Sunflower Hills offers a variety of Junior leagues/classes throughout the golfing season. Junior leagues/classes will be held at the Sunflower Hills Junior Golf Course Located in the Wyandotte County Park Adjacent to Sunflower Hills. Classes are limited to the first (20) entries. Leagues are limited to the first (24) entries. Class/League schedules will be available March 1st.

Sunflower Hills is proud to be a programming facility of The First Tee of Greater Kansas City, a program that impacts the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.

Additional Information
P: (913) 573-8570   |   F: (913) 721-1025   |   Email

Patron Card/Season Pass Information 

Patron Cards holders are entitled to: 

  • Patron members receive up to $6 off on fees. 
  • Maintenance of a recognized USGA Handicap. 
  • Patron Card Holders are entitled to a discount at Sunflower Hills Junior Course & Learning Center. 
  • Sunflower Hills is a member of these golf organizations: Kansas City Golf Association, Kansas Golf Association, Greater Kansas City Public Links Golf Association, Greater Kansas City Women's Public Links Golf Association, United States Golf Association & the National Golf Foundation. 
  • Tee times for can be made (10) days in advance. The general public can make tee times (1) week in advance. 
  • Members are eligible to play in all Patrons Club events, including the Wyandotte County Open. 

Season Pass holders are entitled to: 

  • A Season Pass is a fee paid in lieu of daily green fees. A season pass holder shall be considered a patron member and is entitled to all patron card privileges. 
  • Season pass includes all greens fees. 
  • Senior & Junior Season pass includes all greens fees Monday - Friday, excluding Holidays. Up to $6 off on Weekends & Holidays. 
  • The use of Season Pass is limited to days and times when the golf course is open. 
  • A Season Pass includes use of the Sunflower Hills Junior Course & Learning Center. 
  • A Family Season Pass includes the Spouse and any dependents (21) years and younger living at home. 

The following types of season passes are available to residents and non-residents:
 
Single Adult Full Season:  January 1st - December 31st 
Family Full Season:  January 1st - December 31st 
Senior Full Season:  January 1st - December 31st 
Student & Junior Full Season:  January 1st - December 31st 

2017 Sunflower Hills Patron & Season Pass Prices

Patron Card        Season Pass      
Single WyCo Resident $110 $1,065
Single Non-Resident $135 $1,345
Senior/Junior WyCo Resident              $75 $475
Senior/Junior Non-Resident $85 $625
Family WyCO Resident $135 $1,435
Family Non-Resident $160 $1,860