Posted on: July 1, 2022
TOPEKA -- As KDHE has lowered Lake Shawnee's status to a blue green algae watch, the Lake Shawnee Adventure Cove is open beginning July 1 for paddle boat and water trike rentals only. Canoes, kayaks and paddle boards will not be rented so as to keep patro...Read more ...
Posted on: June 23, 2022
July is National Parks and Recreation Month; 31-day challenge contest set
TOPEKA, KAN. – July is National Parks and Recreation Month and Shawnee County Parks + Recreation has a month’s worth of activities planned, including a ...Read more ...
Posted on: June 9, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – The Spirit of Kansas Festival is set for July 4 at Lake Shawnee. The day includes a car show, the Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival, food and craft vendors, a Waterski Show and the Capitol Federal Fireworks Display at 10 p.m.
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Posted on: March 30, 2022
Summer issue of The Guide now online
TOPEKA, KAN. – The Summer issue of Shawnee County Parks + Recreation’s The Guide is now online at parks.snco.us. The issue features the May 28 date for opening pools and aquatic centers, the...Read on...
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Spray parks open May 14; pools and aquatic centers open May 28; Gage Park mini-train and carousel begin daily operation May 28
TOPEKA, KAN. – As Memorial Day weekend approaches, Shawnee County Parks + Recreation prepares to open its warm...Read more ...
Posted on: February 28, 2022
Summer Camp registration opens at midnight March 1
TOPEKA, KAN. – Registration for Shawnee County Parks + Recreation Summer Camps opens at midnight March 1. Registration forms can be found at https://parks.snco.us/8/Day-Camps for SCP+R&a...Read on...
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 ...
Posted on: July 6, 2021
Topeka ER & Hospital sponsorship enhances Shunga, Landon and Lake Shawnee Trails
TOPEKA, KAN. – A trail sponsorship by Topeka ER & Hospital will enhance Shawnee County’s three major paved trails with new markers every half-mile ...Read on...