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17 Jun 2021 9:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Garden City Parks and Recreation

Adventures in Garden City await you this summer. Garden City Parks and Recreation is participating in both the Splash Across Kansas and the Par Across Kansas program. Plan your visit around local events, make a splash at Garden Rapids at the Big Pool and play a round of golf at Buffalo Dune golf course. You are sure to enjoy the facilities that Garden City has to offer.

Garden Rapids at the Big Pool is Garden City's destination water park.. Garden City's Big Pool has been well-know as the largest hand-dug public pool in the world since it was built in 1921. But, it doesn't look like it did in 1921 anymore. After major construction on the facility, it is now known as Garden Rapids. 

Garden Rapids Fun Facts:
-The slides at Garden Rapids are called Snake Springs.
- D
epending your weight and speed, users are launched about 10 feet in the air after sliding down the Fly High Slides.
- It is the only municipally owned facility in the U.S. to have the Slip Stream stand up slide.
- It is the only pool in the region to have Fly High Slides.

Don’t forget to purchase your Splash Across Kansas coupon book for your 2 admissions to this amazing, new aquatic park.


Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in Garden City, KS. was ranked as the No. 1 municipally owned golf course in Kansas by Golf Digest magazine, and they were recognized by Golf Magazine and Travel & Leisure Magazine as places to play and best bangs for the buck. Challenging, enjoyable and affordable, Buffalo Dunes will give you a little bit of Scottish feel, as it is nestled among the historic sand hills six miles south of Garden City. Southwest Kansas offers a 4-season climate, and golf can be played throughout the year, weather permitting.

Beautifully conditioned, the Dunes has bluegrass fairways, well-maintained bentgrass greens and native grasses that challenge the golfer and provide a memorable experience. Purchase your Par Across Kansas coupon book for discounts to Buffalo Dunes and 8 other courses.


Here is a great resource to help plan your trip is www.visitgck.com. It has a complete list of upcoming events, hotels, and great places to eat for your visit.

Haven't purchased your Splash Across Kansas coupon book yet to get your 2 admissions to Garden Rapids + 11 other aquatic parks across Kansas or your Par Across Kansas coupon book? Don't miss out! Purchase your card here.


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