Posted on: December 5, 2022
The Winter/Spring issue of The Guide is now online. The issue features Jerold Binkley Tulip Time, summer camp registration, seasonal jobs, recreation programs, sports league registration and more.Read more ...
Posted on: November 18, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – Three favorite holiday events are set for the first two weeks of December in Shawnee County Parks + Recreation.
Holiday craft fairs are some of Shawnee County Parks + Recreation’s most popular events. The Holida...Read more ...
Posted on: November 16, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – Adam Cordero-Steele has joined Shawnee County Parks + Recreation as a recreation leader. He will oversee Hillcrest Community Center and develop recreation programs for the community. Cordero-Steele previously worked as a seasonal e...Read more ...
Posted on: November 15, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – Eric VanBecelaere has joined Shawnee County Parks + Recreation as Administrative Superintendent and Dustyn Whyte has joined the department as Recreation Manager. VanBecelaere spent more than 30 years in various positions ...Read more ...
Posted on: October 27, 2022
Shawnee County Parks + Recreation Director Tim Laurent and SCP+R Advisory Board member Joe Ledbetter today unveiled the sign officially renaming the former Pinecrest Park to Nellie Hogan Park. Laurent thanked Hogan for her many contributions to the Hi-Cre...Read more ...
Posted on: August 30, 2022
From fall events to holiday events, recreation programs and sports leagues, you'll find an activity that meets your interests in Shawnee County Parks + Recreation's Fall 2022 issue of The Guide.Read more ...
Posted on: August 30, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – Shawnee County commissioners at their Aug. 29 Board of County Commissioners meeting, renamed Pinecrest Park Nellie Hogan Park to honor an unsung heroine who dedicated decades of her life to serving the Hi-Crest community,...Read more ...
Posted on: October 6, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – A Native American encampment, the newest addition to Old Prairie Town, will be formally dedicated in a 10 a.m. ceremony on Oct. 14. The ceremony will include remarks by officials of the Prairie Band Potawatomi and Citizen...Read more ...
Posted on: January 26, 2022
For release: Immediately Contact: Kimberly Wolff
Date: Jan. 24, 2022 (785) 251-6878
Lake Shawnee Softball Complex to be renamed Envista Softball Complex
TOPEKA, KAN. -- Shawnee County Commissioners have approved a contract authorizing an eight-ye...Read more ...
Posted on: March 17, 2022
Shunga Trail reopened at Gage Blvd.
TOPEKA, KAN. – The Shunga Trail is now open at the Gage Blvd. underpass. The trail had been closed since March 7 while the underpass was widened to create a better line of sight from the Felke...Read more ...
Posted on: January 24, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – Shawnee County Commissioners today approved a resolution authorizing the use of Class 1 and 2 electric-assisted bicycles on established e-bikes on Shawnee County Parks + Recreation trails. Operation of Class 3 e-bikes or ...Read more ...