Posted: December 6th, 2013 under Parkways.
The Chair of the Seattle Board of Park Commissioners has canceled the December meeting. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Park Board will occur on January 9, 2014. The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners is a nine-member citizen board created by the City Charter. Four members are appointed by the Mayor [More]
Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Green Lake Community Center Advisory Council with the help of our community partners, Green Lake Masonic Lodge #149, PCC Natural Markets, and Green Lake Windermere Real Estate help continue a Seattle tradition with the 37th annual Pathway of Lights. The event is free and will take place [More]
The Seattle Parks Foundation recently launched a $1.35 million capital campaign to provide the additional funding needed to build all the major elements envisioned for the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands. The community initiated project will be completed in one construction phase and is projected to begin in September 2014, after [More]
In September, EarthCorps launched the Fall Planting Challenge, with the goal of planting 10,000 native shrubs and trees before Dec. 15, that milestone will be reached on Saturday at Camp Long in West Seattle. With support from the Alliance for Community Trees, local governments and corporate sponsors including the Boeing Company, Google, [More]
Posted: December 5th, 2013 under Parkways.
Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Delridge Community Center will host an all-comers pickleball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 14 and Sunday, Dec. 15 at 4501 Delridge Way SW, 98106. The tournament is played with a mixed-doubles format, and matches are played with the best two of three games to 11 points. There is a [More]
The Citizens Advisory Committee appointed to consider Seattle Parks and Recreation’s future funding options hosts a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, December 5, at Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E at 6 p.m. Meetings are open to the public. At this meeting, the committee will review the draft Interim Committee Report, [More]
The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) has issued a burn ban for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. For Seattle Parks and Recreation, this means that beach fires at Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. SW, and Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Ave. NW, are prohibited until the PSCAA lifts the [More]
Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities are the first City of Seattle agencies to become part of the Safe Place network in King County. As of November 1, the start of Runaway and Homeless Youth Prevention Month, 37 Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities, are a Safe Place where youth ages 12-17 can ask [More]
Awards recognize exceptional volunteer service Acting Superintendent Christopher Williams today announced the winners of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 2013 Denny Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Stewardship. The winners are a cross-section of Seattle’s most tenacious, creative and hard-working volunteers who donate precious time and energy to improving Seattle’s parks and recreational programs. “It [More]