The Derby Recreation Commission will host a new summertime event to help young residents cool down with water balloons.

The Water Battle and BBQ will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 17 at Garrett Park, 1100 E. Chet Smith Ave.

The DRC will provide a limited number of water balloons, but participants are encouraged to bring their own supplies and water guns.

Hot dogs and chips will be provided for kids immediately following the water battle. Officials say the event is geared for kids age 10 through 14.

Pre-registration is encouraged at the following link:


  • Occurred Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


Garrett Park

1100 E. Chet Smith
Derby, KS 67037