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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Pop-up public engagement scheduled for Family Park on Oct. 24

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TOPEKA, KAN. – Taking advantage of the last weekend of Shawnee County Parks + Recreation Youth Soccer, the design team for Family Park will hold a pop-up public engagement event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 next to the soccer field a...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Second phase of public engagement kicks off for Family Park

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TOPEKA, KAN. – The second phase of public engagement for the planning of Family Park is now underway. Zach Snethen, principal at HTK Architects this morning shared with county commissioners three concepts for the park. Via a survey https://www.s...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Survey shows Shawnee Countians desire another dog park

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TOPEKA, KAN. – Shawnee County residents desire an additional dog park and the most preferred location is at Lake Shawnee. These are the top two results from an informal survey conducted by Shawnee County Parks + Recreation. Presently, Hills Bark...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Rededication set for remodeled Hillcrest Community Center

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TOPEKA, KAN. – A 1 p.m. Oct. 5 ribbon cutting ceremony is set for the dedication of the remodeled main entrance and lobby of Hillcrest Community Center. The project is the capstone to a several-year project to update Hillcrest Community Park. Sp...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Fall issue of The Guide now online

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Topeka, Kan. -- The Fall issue of the Guide, Shawnee County Parks + Recreation’s listing of fall events, recreation programs and sports leagues, is now online at http://bit.ly/TheGuideFall2020. The issue lists fall events including the new Ward-...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Public engagement phase opens for planning of Family Park

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TOPEKA, KAN. – A presentation by HTK Architects to the Board of County Commissioners today kicked off the public engagement phase for the planning of Family Park. Shawnee County Parks + Recreation has contracted with HTK to develop a plan for the park loc...

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