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Splash into fun this summer at the Gardner Aquatic Center's special events! There is something fun planned for every age. We can't wait to see you at the GAC this summer!

2018 Gardner Aquatic Center Special Events

Night Waves Pool Parties
Get out of the house and hang with your friends at the GAC for a night! Admission is only $5.00 if you show your pool member key tag card at the gate; $6.00 for non-members or members who don't show card at gate. Price of admission includes a hot dog, chips and a drink. DJ Phil will be poolside playing your favorite music!! Three different dates for pre-teens, tweens and teenagers.

Date June 14, 2018
Time 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Age Kids going into grades 3rd - 5th
Fee $5.00 for pool membership holders with their member key tags;
$6.00 for non-members or members without their member key tags
   
Date July 10, 2018  (Rescheduled from June 26)
Time 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Age Kids going into grades 6th - 8th
Fee $5.00 for pool membership holders with their member key tags;
$6.00 for non-members or members without their member key tags
   
Date June 28, 2018
Time 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Age High School Students going into grades 9th - 12th
Fee $5.00 for pool membership holders with their member key tags;
$6.00 for non-members or members without their member key tags



Summer Splash
Summer is almost officially here! If you haven't had a chance to visit the Gardner Aquatic Center this season, June 16 is the day!  Join us for some live music from the band Run with It, and back again is the KC Seasprites Synchronized Swim Team!  We will be serving free hot dogs while supplies last between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.  The day will also include some cool giveaways.  Join us as we celebrate another fun summer! 

Date June 16, 2018
Time 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Age All ages
Fee Price of Admission



Father's Day
Celebrate Father’s Day at the Gardner Aquatic Center! Bring your dad and he will get in for FREE. First 50 dads will also receive a FREE 22 oz drink at the concession stand.

Date June 17, 2018
Time 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Fee $6 for children, dad gets in free with child's paid admission; use of membership is permitted


July 4th Celebration
Kick off your day’s events at the Gardner Aquatic Center. The pool will open EARLY at 11:00 am and close EARLY at 6 pm! We will have treats and giveaways to the first 200 people to enter. In honor of July 4th, the Gardner Aquatic Center will be letting all military with valid ID and veterans in for free!

Date July 4
Time 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Fee Price of Admission


Membership Appreciation Night at the Pool
Let us show you how much we appreciate you!! The Gardner Aquatic Center would like to show our appreciation to all members by having a pool party. The party will include a free ice cream sundae bar and DJ Phil spinning family friendly tunes for the young and old alike. All GAC pool membership holders are welcome to come out and enjoy the fun!

Date July 12, 2018
Time 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Age All ages, 15 & Under must be accompanied by an adult
Fee Free to all membership holders with their ID cards



Flick N' Float

Join us for a relaxing movie night with your friends and family. This is a great way to cool off on those warm summer nights! Kick back in one of our tubes and float around while watching the big screen or sit on a lounge chair on the deck! You must be on a tube if you are in the water.  

Movie      The Little Mermaid
Date July 19, 2018
Time 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Age All ages
Fee $3.00 for pool pass membership holders with their member key tags;
$4.00 for non-members or members without their member key tags

The Gardner Aquatic Center is dedicated to providing ADA-accessible amenities. It is our goal to make reasonable accommodations for disabled persons, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility includes ADA-compliant pool access lifts. Please contact the Gardner Parks and Recreation at 913.856.0936 to learn more about other Gardner Aquatic Center ADA accommodations.