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Facilities & Centers
Find aquatic facilities throughout Shawnee County Parks + Recreation
Blaisdell Family Aquatic Center
Located in the center of Gage Park, this 50-meter pool features 1, 3, and 5-meter diving, a baby pool, water slides, and more.
Dornwood Spray Park
Dornwood Spray Park is part of the aquatics system in Shawnee County.
Come take a splash in our zero-depth entry pool!
Check out the information about Hillcrest Family Aquatic Center.
Jackson Spray Park
Jackson Spray Park, Topeka's first spray park, opened in 2011 and features a water cane, fan deck jet, and hydro tunnel.
Midwest Health Aquatic Center
Find information about Midwest Health Aquatic Center.
Enjoy our L-shaped pool, low diving board, trasfer tier, and wading pool.
Rossville Community Swimming Pool
Access the information about Rossville Community Swimming Pool.
Shawnee North Family Aquatic Center
Shawnee North Family Aquatic Center has a three-pool design that encompasses many state-of-the-art features from water slides to spray features to a lazy river.
- Blaisdell Family Aquatic Center
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Central Park Community Center
This center focuses on a variety of programs for all ages and includes a gymnasium and meeting rooms that are available to rent.
Crestview Community Center
The Crestview Community Center is located in southwest Shawnee County and includes a computer lab that is available to the public through a partnership with the Topeka/Shawnee County Public Library.
Garfield Community Center
The Garfield Community Center and surrounding park are home to Silverbackks, serving meals for kids up to age 18.
Hillcrest Community Center
Come enjoy a game of racquetball or wallyball on one of our courts!
Oakland Community Center
The Oakland Community Center is located in Oakland-Billard Park and hosts after school drop-in activities in the computer lab, gymnasium, and game room.
Rice Community Center
Enjoy our It Takes a Village after school drop-in program.
Shawnee North Community Center
This three-story facility contains an open-air shelter, playground, nature and walking trail, and more.
- Central Park Community Center
Shelter Rentals (PDF)
Find information about our shelter rentals.
Gage Park Shelters
View shelter houses available to rent at Gage Park.
Big Gage Shelter
Big Gage Shelter
Located next to the Old Fashioned Carousel in Gage Park. Rental does not include use of the carousel.
- Children's Party House
- Corral #2 - Gage Park
- Snyder's Cabin
- Steak Grill - Gage Park
- Westlake Shelter
Lake Shawnee Shelters
View shelters available to rent at Lake Shawnee.
- Garden House
- Garden Pagoda
- Garden Pergola
- Gazebo #1
- Lake Shawnee Event Center
Rental facility in Tinman Circle at Lake Shawnee
- Shelter 1 -- Lake Shawnee
- Shelter 2 - Lake Shawnee
Shelter 3 - Lake Shawnee
Shelter 3 is at Lake Shawnee
- Shelter 4 - Lake Shawnee
- Shelter 5 - Lake Shawnee
- Shelter 6 - Lake Shawnee
- Yacht Club - Lake Shawnee
Additional Shelter Houses
View shelters available to rent at Crestview, Garfield, and Lakewood.
Crestview Shelter - Crestview Park
Crestview Shelter is located in Crestview Park at 4901 SW Shunga Drive.
- Gage Park Shelters
Find information about golf courses in Shawnee County including playing conditions, tee times, costs, difficulty, hours, and contact information.
Helen Hocker Theater
Founded in 1936, Topeka Civic Theatre is the oldest continuously running community dinner theatre in the country.
Kossover Tennis Center
Lake Shawnee Campground
Lake Shawnee Campground has 121 campsites including two handicap-accessible campsites.
Lifetime Wellness Centers
Annual and monthly menberships are available to this affordable fitness alternative.
Old Prairie Town
Step back in time to the 1800s with a visit to Old Prairie Town/Ward-Meade Historic Site.
Great Overland Station