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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Lake Shawnee fall trout stocking set for Oct. 28

Lake Shawnee will be stocked with 7,000 pounds of trout at noon Oct. 28. The lake will be closed to fishing until 6 a.m. Nov. 4 to give the fish time to acclimate and disperse into the lake.

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

SCP+R's Darrell Stewart to receive Topeka City of Character recognition

Darrell Stewart, community out reach manager, Shawnee County Parks + Recreation will receive a Topeka City of Character recognition certificate on Oct. 4 for his work seeing that foster children have a better life.

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Survey seeks initial interests in activities/amenities for Lake Shawnee Family Adventure Park

Shawnee County Parks + Recreation invites the public to participate in a survey to gauge interest in activities/amenities that could become part of a Lake Shawnee Family Adventure Park. Please use the link in the news release to complete the survey.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Parks & Rec Business magazine features Shawnee County Parks + Recreation aquatic centers

Shawnee County Parks + Recreation's aquatic centers are featured on the cover of the April issue of Parks & Rec Business Magazine.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Expedia names Lake Shawnee Best Place to Visit in Kansas

The travel site Expedia has named Lake Shawnee the best place to visit in Kansas.

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Youth Sports -- Teaching Sportsmanship and Skills

"Fun, no matter what" is how Derrick Mead describes Shawnee County Parks + Recreation's Youth Sports program. SCP+R's youth sports manager says that coaches "teach lessons they would want their own children to know."

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Posted on: December 3, 2016

Terri Branden joins Shawnee County Parks + Recreation

Terri Branden, a former Kansas State University employee with expertise in interpretive programs, has joined Shawnee County Parks + Recreation's Forestry/Natural Areas division.

Posted on: December 3, 2016

Olivia Mayer elected to Kansas Recreation and Park Association Board

Olivia Mayer, volunteer services coordinator for Shawnee County Parks + Recreation, has been elected to the Kansas Recreation and Park Association Board.

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