Registration now is underway for the 32nd Annual Olathe Kids Free Fishing Derby scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 15, at Cedar Lake Park, located south of 151st Street at 15500 Lone Elm Road in southwest Olathe.
This is a free event with free giveaways that include worms, hooks, bobbers and T-shirts (while supplies last) for youngsters ages 3 to 15 and for seniors 60 and older for the first 700 registered participants that check in the day of the Derby. There also is a free hotdog lunch with chips and drink for the entire family from 11 to noon followed by trophy presentations. Water will be provided by Olathe’s Bass Pro during the Derby.
Five trophies will be awarded to participants in the various age divisions and gender categories for largest fish. Prizes will be awarded based on a random drawing of registration numbers. More than 300 prizes are given away, which include rod-and-reel combos, tackle assortments, tackle boxes, hats, various gift cards, and various gift certificates.
To register, go to the Olathe Parks and Recreation website at LINK and click on the appropriate code to register online.