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Help Review Meridian Playground Play Area Designs

Join us at the Wallingford Farmers Market! Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to participate in the future Meridian Playground. Come meet with the design team and review the play area design options on Thursday, July 31, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Wallingford Farmer’s Market, 4800 Meridian… [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson Off Leash Area Closure Notice

Starting on Tuesday, July 23, the Magnuson Off Leash Area (OLA) will be closed for 3 days so crews can conduct the following work: These two projects have been in the planning stage for a while. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and the Magnuson Off Leash Group (MOLG) decided to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Street Sports Showdown: Free Youth Basketball and Soccer Tournament

Seattle Street Sports Showdown is a free youth basketball and soccer tournament and City of Seattle Downtown Activation Event hosted by Associated Recreation Council in partnership with Seattle Parks & Recreation and the City of Seattle. Register Now! Seattle Slam: 3×3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, August 10 Seattle Strikes: 3 & 4×4… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate New Hoa Mai Park in Little Saigon Neighborhood

Seattle Parks and Recreation and Friends of Little Saigon invite you to a community ribbon cutting celebration for the new Hoa Mai Park in the Little Saigon neighborhood on Saturday, July 27, 2024 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. The free celebration will offer music, food, neighbors, Lion dance performance by… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Shakespeare in the Park

Since 1989, GreenStage has been inspiring audiences to engage with the community via free live theatre performances in Puget Sound’s public spaces. This July and August, Seattle’s longest-running Shakespeare company presents another round of free family fun. On the mainstage tour they will be presenting one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies… [ Keep reading ]

FREE events in downtown Seattle this summer!

This summer, downtown Seattle is pulsing with creative energy, from live music to captivating art installations. Bring the whole family and indulge in an array of FREE events, including outdoor movies, delicious food trucks, and lively buskers. Don’t miss out on the chance to connect with your community and make… [ Keep reading ]

Lowman Beach Park Receives Best Restored Shore Award

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and our project partners are happy to announce that the Lowman Beach Park Shoreline Restoration project has been awarded the Best Restored Shore award by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Lowman Beach Park, located at 7017 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98136 in West Seattle, reopened… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Field Trips with Lifelong Recreation

Lifelong Recreation offers programs for people age 50+. Lifelong Recreation Field Trips are back and we have many for you to choose from that still have space available! Click on the field trip titles listed below or refer to our Summer Brochure for more detailed trip descriptions.  See below for Summer… [ Keep reading ]

Shape Your Lake City Community Center!

Enjoy ice cream, meet neighbors & provide input Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has been engaging with the community to gather input for the future Lake City Community Center. We invite all Lake City neighbors to participate in a community engagement event and ice cream social on Friday, July 12,… [ Keep reading ]

Lights to be turned on at athletic fields July 3 and July 4 

Seattle Parks and Recreation will turn on field lighting on ballfields throughout the city on the evening of Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4 to protect the surfaces. The ballfield lights will be turned on at approximately 9 p.m. and most will be turned off at either 10 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]