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Seattle Parks and Recreation celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Seattle Parks and Recreation hosted MLK Event Celebrations at Southwest Teen Life Center, Garfield Teen Life Center, Meadowbrook Teen Life Center, and South Park Community Center to honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Over 260 young people engaged in film screenings and discussions, guest speakers/performers, open… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer with Seattle Parks & Recreation: Become a SUNGuide!

Seattle Urban Nature Guides enhance, promote and foster appreciation of nature by connecting families and students with their Seattle parklands and providing educational opportunities for all. As a SUNGuide, you will: Commitment: Locations: Service Days & Hours: To Apply Review the position description and apply online. Questions? Contact Penny Rose… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Requests Proposals for Seasonal Concessionaires in Parks 

Seattle, WA—Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is seeking individuals and businesses to submit proposals to offers concessions in select city parks. The competitive process to award concessions permits will open to proposals January 13, 2023. Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking proposals for both food concessions and non-food concessions. Permit… Filed Under: Programs

Seattle Parks and Recreation Martin Luther King, Jr. Day closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: These facilities are OPEN on regular schedules:

Spruce St. Mini Park Temporarily Closes for Renovation

Spruce St. Mini Park 160 21st Avenue, 98122, in Seattle’s Central District will close on January 17, 2023 for the construction of a play area and park accessibility improvements. The entire park will be closed to allow for the replacement of the aging loop trail in the lower lawn area… Filed Under: Parkways

Join the Citywide Environmental Education Advisory Council

Are you interested in investing your time and expertise to support Citywide Environmental Education programs with Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR)?   We are creating a new volunteer Advisory Council and are looking for people to commit 1-2 hours per month, 8 months out of the year, with additional time… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community to learn more about Licton Springs Park Comfort Station rebuild

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to learn about the Licton Springs Park comfort station/restroom replacement during an online meeting hosted by the Licton Springs Community Council. Please join us online on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. Join the Zoom Meeting or dial in at… Filed Under: Parkways

Carkeek Park Visitor Center is Open!

Carkeek Park Visitor Center is open to the public Wednesday – Saturday, 9am – 4pm for the duration of the Discovery Park Visitor Center construction closure. As we enter into the new year, we want to know what outdoor programs the public wants to see at Carkeek while we are… [ Keep reading ]

Lake City Community Center changes operational hours as of January 9

Seattle Parks and Recreation will scale back hours of operation at Lake City Community Center effective January 9 through March 31, 2023, due to low staffing levels.  The center will operate Mondays from 5-7pm, Wednesdays 3-7pm, and Thursdays 10am-1pm.  Only registered program participants will have access to the building during… [ Keep reading ]

Winter Weather Impacts 12.23.22

Due to the inclement weather, some Seattle Parks and Recreation programs and facilities are impacted today (Friday, Dec 23rd). For information about winter weather shelters, please visit King County Regional Homeless Authority. For information on Citywide response, please visit City of Seattle Prepares for Winter Weather – AlertSeattle. Impacts for… [ Keep reading ]