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Posted on: April 7, 2016

Local artist's sculptures unveiled along Shunga and Lake Shawnee Trails

Two sculptures by a local artist have been installed along the Shunga Trail and Lake Shawnee Trail.

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Parks + Recreation seasonal job postings

Looking for a fun seasonal job? Check out Shawnee County Parks + Recreation's available opportunities.

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Parks and Recreation Month Trivia Contest Winner Named

Congratulations to our Parks and Recreation Month Trivia Contest winner. Here are the questions and answers from our contest.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions - Midwest Health Aquatic Center

The Midwest Health Aquatic Center opens Aug. 5 from Noon-7 p.m. It will remain open daily through Aug. 14 and on weekends through September. This FAQ documents contains answers to common questions about the new aquatic center.

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Water Slide complex at Midwest Health Aquatic Center called "industry leader"

The water slide complex at Midwest Health Aquatic Center is being called an "industry leader" and placed among the top 10-15 percent of municipal water slides in the country.

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Ribbon cutting and public opening for Midwest Health Aquatic Center

A ribbon cutting is set for 10 a.m. Aug. 5 for the Midwest Health Aquatic Center and the facility will open to the public at noon the same day.

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Blue-green algae warning issued for Central Park Pond

The KDHE has issued a blue-green algae warning for Central Park Pond. Signs are posted. Humans and pets should avoid contact with the water. Only the fillet portion of fish from the pond should be eaten.

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Ted Ensley Gardens Founders Wall to be dedicated during Chamber After Hours event

Five individuals and couples who were instrumental in the development of Ted Ensley Gardens at Lake Shawnee were honored June 21 as plaques in their honor were unveiled in front of the gardens' Founders Wall.

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

Sculptures donated by local artist installed on Shunga and Lake Shawnee Trails

Two sculptures donated by a local artist have been installed on the Shunga and Lake Shawnee Trails.

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Shawnee County Parks + Recreation seasonal job openings

Looking for a fun seasonal job? Check out Shawnee County Parks + Recreation's opportunities.

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Posted on: January 25, 2016

Study shows broad-based support for local parks

A nationwide study shows that Americans believe they benefit personally and their communities benefit from local parks.

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Posted on: January 25, 2016

Economic Impact of Local Parks Study shows Kansas parks generate nearly $1 billion

The first national study of its kind estimates the economic activity generated by local and regional parks in the United States at $140 billion and nearly 1 million jobs. In Kansas, the study estimates an impact of $1 billion in economic activity.

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