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Posted on: January 29, 2018

SCP+R recognized with two awards at KRPA Conference

Shawnee County Parks + Recreation is honored to be recognized with two awards at last week's Kansas Recreation and Park Association Conference in Wichita.

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Process of turning bare gardens into Tulip Time starts now

Volunteers and Shawnee County Parks + Recreation horticulture staff are putting in more than 1,000 hours of work reading garden beds and planting 100,000 tulip bulbs that will welcome spring 2018 with Tulip Time.

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Terry Bertels to retire after 33 years in parks and recreation

After a 33-year career including serving as City of Topeka Parks and Recreation director and playing a key role in the consolidation of the city and county parks and recreation departments, Terry Bertels is retiring.

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Shawnee County Parks + Recreation receives grant for Deer Creek Trail Extension

Shawnee County Parks + Recreation has received a grant to extend the Deer Creek Trail from NE 10th Street to Dornwood Park. The extension is the first phase of connecting the trail system to SE 29th where it can connect to the Lake Shawnee Trail.

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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: 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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