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Archive for September, 2011

Seeking Nominations for Annual Volunteer Service Awards

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking nominations for the Denny Awards, which honor volunteer service to the city’s parks system. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 18, 2011.  The awards will be presented at the seventh annual recognition ceremony, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 29 2011 at the Wing Luke Museum of the […]


Seattle Parks offers lunchtime adult boot camp

Seattle Parks and Recreation offers Lunchtime Adult Boot Camp at Green Lake Park this fall, featuring a certified and experienced Boot Camp instructor who will deliver guidance, encouragement, and safe and effective exercises in a friendly environment. Every participant will be challenged differently at his or her own level. Dates: October 18 – Nov 22, […]


Park Board to Hold Regular Meeting on October 13

The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 13, in the Kenneth R. Bounds Park Board Room at 100 Dexter Ave. N, in Denny Park at the corner of Dexter and Denny.  The meeting agenda includes:  Temporary off-leash area in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Parks staff […]


2011 Denny Award Nomination Form

Name of individual, government agency, business or organization being nominated: ____________________________________________________________________________ Address_____________________________________________________________________ Telephone________________________________ E-Mail ______________________________________________________ Nomination Statement  On one separate double-spaced typewritten page, please describe why you are making this nomination. How has this person, agency, business, organization, group, council or youth met the criteria of the Denny Awards, as described on the following page? […]


High Point Community Center Hosts Fabulous Family Fun

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s High Point Community Center is hosting the Fabulous Family Fun Series the third Saturday of each month through the end of the year. The series features entertainers and music that is sure to amuse kids of all ages.  October 15: Louie Foxx, Magician Louie Foxx’s one-man show is filled with tons […]


Superintendent’s Message on the 2012 Proposed Parks and Recreation Budget

As we enter another round of public discussion on Seattle Parks and Recreation’s proposed budget, I’m reminded of all of the good people in our department who make it possible for our fellow residents and visitors to enjoy our parks, community centers, pools and other offerings. Like almost every park agency across the nation, we […]


Community is invited to discuss planned improvements for Bitter Lake Reservoir

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to participate in a planning meeting for the community initiated Bitter Lake Reservoir Enhancement project on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Tressa Apartments, 14200 Linden Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98133. Parks will present a refined schematic plan for the project based on input […]


Seattle Parks to hold meetings on potential renovation of Montlake Playfield football/soccer field

Seattle Parks and Recreation will hold two public meetings to share information with the community about potential renovations to the Montlake Playfield football/soccer field.  The first is Monday, October 10 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Montlake Community Center, 1618 E Calhoun St. and the second is Thursday, October 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. […]


Community Invited to Participate in Planning for Judkins Skatespot

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting a second public meeting on the new Judkins Park Skatespot on Wednesday September 28, 2011 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Douglass-Truth Branch Library located at 2300 E. Yesler Way.  At this meeting, Parks and the design team will present the proposed design for the new skatespot and […]


Seattle Parks, WSU 4-H open Challenge Course at Camp Long

Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Washington State University 4-H, and the Camp Long Advisory Council will celebrate the opening of a new challenge course at Camp Long this Saturday, September 24 from 2 to 7 p.m. Camp Long is at 5200 35th Ave. SW.  The event will feature hot dogs, chips, and cake for attendees, […]