Turner Recreation Commission   |   831 S. 55th Street Kansas City KS 66106   |   Phone (913) 287-2111   |   Fax (913) 287-3111
Community Events

Each year Turner Recreation Commission hosts several community wide special events.  Most of these events are free or have a very minimal fee. Events include: Blood Drive, Daddy Daughter Dance, Breakfast with the Easter Bunny,  Fit-Tastic N Fun Day, Fishing Derby, Back 2 School Bash, Turner Days, Spooktacular, Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Miracle on 55th Street and Breakfast with Santa. Check back often for specific information on upcoming events.
Fit-Tastic N Fun Day
The Turner Recreation Commission will be hosting a free, fun-filled day of activities designed to support healthy kids, families and adults. This day will celebrate how fitness can be fun, as well as introducing participants to the array of TRC programs that teach and reinforce healthy behaviors. Some of the FREE activities include 1 2 3 4 5 Fit-Tastic stations for families, face painting, crazy hair, bounce house, FREE food with Kids Café, adult and children health screenings, games, fire truck, KCKPD free car seat safety checks, and lots more!
There will also be free gifts for all kids and adults who complete the “1 2 3 4 5 Fit-Tastic” scorecard.

Date: Saturday, April 28
Time: 10:00AM-1:00PM
Location: TRC, 831 S. 55th Street

Scholarship Golf Tournament
24th Annual Tee It Up “Fore “ Turner Arthur C. Waugh Benefit Golf Tournament. This tournament proceeds sponsors recreation program scholarships and college scholarships for Turner High School Seniors. 4 person scramble, 3-4 flights, 2-3 places/flights

Date: Friday, May 4
Time: 1:00PM
Person Fee/Team Fee: $85/300
Location: Dub’s Dread Golf Club, 126 Hollingsworth Road, KCK

Fishing Derby
There was a time when kids took the outdoors for granted. They seemed to grow up outside. Time was spent working on the farm, fishing in ponds or wandering along creeks and streams. Join TRC as we experience the outdoor beauty and learn a little about its natural resources and wildlife.

8:00AM - Registration
8:30AM - Horn will sound and fishing begins
11:00AM - Final Weigh-Ins
11:30AM - Horn will sound, no weigh-ins after horn sounds
12:00PM - Prizes are awarded

Age divisions: 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15

Day: Saturday                  
Date: June 2
Time: 8:00AM-Noon
Location:  Pierson Park, Shelter #2 by the lake

Fireworks Display
Turner Recreation Commission in conjunction with the KCK Unified Government of Wyandotte County Parks & Recreation and Aerial FX present the TRC Fireworks Display at Pierson Park.  NO Personal Fireworks are allowed in the park!!!

Day: Tuesday
Date: July 3
Time: 9:45PM   
Location: Pierson Park, 1800 South 55th Street

Back 2 School Bash
Join us for our annual Back 2 School Bash at Turner Aquatics Center. Some of the free activities include: face painting, inflatables, pool games, FREE backpacks with school supplies for 1,000 children (ages 4-12), Free hot dogs, chips and drinks, coupons for Free hair cuts, physicals, and vendors to help get your child ready for the school year.

Day: Saturday
Date: August 4
Time: 2:00 - 4:00PM 
Location: Turner Aquatics Center, 2211 South 55th Street