Inside JCPRD: Verhaeghe Park playground expansion to open this fall

An artist’s rendering of the Verhaeghe Park playground expansion featuring a barn façade atop a climber, detailing on the top ends of the new swing sets which represent shocks of wheat, and piece of play equipment shaped like a cow.

By David Markham

After formally being dedicated in October 2020, Arthur and Betty Verhaeghe Park, located at 11401 W 167th St. in Overland Park, is already getting a major playground expansion, thanks to the Verhaeghe family, which donated the 42-acre property for the park.