Lake Shawnee Shelter Buildings and Picnic Shelters

Garden HouseLocated at the south end of the Ted Ensley Gardens at 3720 SE Yacht Ct., Topeka, KS 66609, this heated and air conditioned facility has a view of Lake Shawnee from a large deck. The facility has a fireplace, full kitchen, and restrooms. Its proximity to Gazebo #1 makes it an excellent location for wedding receptions and anniversary parties. There is seating for 65 people at the Garden House. Tables and chairs are provided.

Information Sheet

Reserve the Garden House

Capacity: 65
Available: Mon.-Fri.: Day 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Evening 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.; all day 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Sat., Sun.: all day 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Cost: Sessions 1 & 2 - $175; All-day - $350; Sat., Sun. - $425
Amenities: Kitchen, indoor restrooms, tables & chairs

*No rentals 12/24, 12/25, 12/31 or 1/1

Garden PagodaThe Garden Pagoda boasts a spectacular view of Lake Shawnee, and completes the final phase of the meditation garden. Nestled in the beautiful Ted Ensley Gardens, it's a popular site for weddings and other special events. Seating capacity is 80.

Information Sheet

Reserve the Garden Pagoda

Capacity: 80
Available: Mon.-Thur. Day 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Evening 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Mon.-Sun. all day 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; 
Cost: Day or Evening - $175; All-day - $350
Amenities: Open-air structure. Seating not provided.

*No rentals 12/24, 12/25, 12/31, 1/1