City of Shawnee

Parks and Recreation

Parks, Fields and Playgrounds

  • All Shawnee Parks remain open. Please continue to practice social distancing while utilizing parks. Face masks are encouraged whenever social distancing is not possible.
  • All Shawnee fields will be available for practice during the 2021 season. For more information regarding 2021 field reservation, visit us online.
  • Shawnee playgrounds are open. Face masks are suggested for any individual ages six and up when social distancing cannot be maintained. 
  • Shelters are available for rental. You can reserve shelters in person at the Shawnee Civic Centre, 13817 Johnson Drive, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For questions or shelter availability, call us at (913) 631-5200.

Programs and Activities

In order to provide a safe experience for participants and staff, Shawnee Parks & Recreation programs will follow all Johnson County and State of Kansas COVID-19 guidelines. Program enrollment may be limited to provide for ample physical distancing between participants, masks will be strongly encouraged for the entirety of the program and participants are asked to frequently wash their hands. All equipment, including tables and chairs, are disinfected between each program.

All available classes are updated and open for registration on our website or over the phone at (913) 631-5200.


The Shawnee Civic Centre and Shawnee Town Hall are both accepting facility rentals. Additional cleaning and sanitation procedures are in place and room capacities have been adjusted to accommodate social distancing. All guests will be strongly encouraged to wear face masks while inside the facilities and on the grounds.

Aquatic Facilities

As of January 29, 2021, we are looking forward to offering a modified 2021 pool season. We will continue to update the aquatics website and social media based on the latest CDC and local health department guidelines.  

You can also sign up for email notifications online. Please select the "Parks & Recreation" email list for both aquatics and parks & recreation updates.