Scholarships are available to those who qualify based on income and family size to use for Seattle Parks and Recreation programs and activities.
So far this year, 2,730 people received a total of $1,611,828 in Seattle Parks and Recreation scholarship! Scholarships help make our programs and activities more accessible to the community, and can provide discounts at any Seattle Parks and Recreation facility or program, including classes, swimming, enrichment programs, Life-Long Recreation (aged 50+), Special Population programs, Environmental Learning Center programs, school-age child care for before and after school, and much more! The majority of scholarship recipients used their funds for school aged care, followed by recreation and aquatics programs.
You can fill out an application form at any of our community centers, pools, or online. Scholarship application and income & dependency documentation must be turned in person to Seattle Parks and Recreation staff.