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: May 9, 2022
Doran Rock Garden pond repairs to take one week beginning May 16
TOPEKA, KAN. – Beginning Monday, May 16, weather permitting, a contractor will begin repairs on the east side of Doran Rock Garden pond in Gage Park. The project is to repa...Read more ...
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: 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 7, 2022
TOPEKA, KAN. – Jerold Binkley Tulip Time 2022 is set for April 8-24. The event features thousands of multi-colored tulips and flowering bulbs in Shawnee County Parks + Recreation’s three featured gardens – Ted Ensley Gardens ...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: March 3, 2022
Hill's Bark Park in Gage Park to reopen for use while work continues
TOPEKA, KAN. – Hill’s Bark Park in Gage Park will reopen for use Friday, March 4 while work continues in the park. It is possible that the park may h...Read on...
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...