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Adventure Cove

Admission Fee

$3 to swim and $8/hr of playground or boat use.


  1. Beach
  2. Concessions
  3. Paddle Boards
  4. Paddle Boats
  5. Sand Volleyball Courts
  6. Shower Facilities

Lake Shawnee Adventure Cove - Inflatable playground/swimming closed for the 2023 season. 

The fee for one hour of time on the playground is $8 and includes admission to the swim area. Playground sessions begin on the hour beginning at noon and ending at 6 pm. A brief training is required for playground users. Please arrive half an hour in advance of your rental. 

Users of the playground must be at least 48 inches in height. Life jackets are required and will be provided.

The fee for one hour of rental of paddleboats, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards is $8.

Individuals must be 16 years old to operate watercraft. Life jackets must be worn by individuals age 16 and under. Adults must have a life jacket on board at all times.

Paddle boats, canoes, kayaks and paddle boards are available for rental.


Paddle boats:   $8 one-hour rental
Paddle boards: $8 one-hour rental
Canoes:             $8 one-hour rental
Kayaks:             $8 one-hour rental
Floating Playground: $8 per person per hour 

Swimming Only: $3 (children age 2 and under free)
At least one person on each boat must be 16 years of age or older. Service animals only.

Weather Policy
Shawnee County Parks + Recreation reserves the right to shut down operations during inclement weather.  This includes but is not limited to the following:
- Ice, Sleet, Hail, Rain, Snow
- Tornado Watch or Warning Issued for Shawnee County
- Thunder and/or Lightning 
- All daily operations will be canceled if any disqualifying weather event is projected to last for more than three regular operating hours. 
- We will not open or reopen operation if a late start can not be made by 2 p.m.
- We will cease operations for the day if a weather event begins after 2 p.m.
- Weather determinations shall be based on National Weather Service forecasts