Posted on: September 14, 2023
TOPEKA, KAN. – Tour Old Prairie Town and Ward-Meade Botanical Garden by lantern light as guides from Shawnee County Parks + Recreation and Ghost Tours of Kansas describe the history and share ghost stories of the park. The tour is scheduled for ...Read more ...
Posted on: September 13, 2023
TOPEKA, KAN. – Shawnee County Parks + Recreation has scheduled three fall naturalist hikes. The fee for each hike is $3. Pre-registration is required at https://bit.ly/fallnaturalisthikes.
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- Sept. 18 - Arboretum Walk at Lake Shaw...
Posted on: September 5, 2023
TOPEKA, Kan. – Ward-Meade Garden Glow begins its fifth year Sept. 8-24 at Old Prairie Town/Ward-Meade Botanical Garden. This year’s event brings a number of new features.
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Posted on: August 10, 2023
The Fall 2023 issue of The Guide is now online. See recreation programs, special events, sports leagues and venue information.
Posted on: August 11, 2023
TOPEKA, KAN. – With school starting, the Gage Park mini-train and carousel hours change to 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun. only beginning Aug. 12 and through Oct. 29. The Lake Shawnee Adven...Read more ...
Posted on: January 18, 2023
John Bell named Parks Superintendent for Shawnee County Parks + Recreation
TOPEKA, KAN. – John Bell has been appointed Parks Superintendent for Shawnee County Parks + Recreation. Bell brings to the position 25 years of knowledge of SCP+R’s parks and facili...Read more ...
Posted on: February 6, 2023
TOPEKA, KAN. – Shawnee County Parks + Recreation is already recruiting for the warm weather season as it looks to fill 400 seasonal positions. Positions range from camp counselors to lifeguards, horticulture staff to work in gardens, park mainte...Read more ...
Posted on: February 24, 2023
WHAT: Ceremony to celebrate first run of new Gage Park mini-train
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- Opening remarks by Tim Laurent, Shawnee County Parks + Recrea...