Mayor’s Proposed 2023-24 SPR Budget

Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell is releasing the 2023-24 Proposed Budget. This budget reflects Mayor Harrell’s continued commitment to bold action on the priorities of our communities – investing to address urgent needs and emphasizing the essentials as we build One Seattle. Mayor Harrell’s proposal invests in creating safe, healthy, and… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Discovery Park on Oct. 1 

Enjoy free, family friendly activities all day at the park this Saturday Stop by to wish Discovery Park “Happy Birthday” on Saturday, October 1st! To commemorate the parks’ 50th anniversary, Seattle Parks and Recreation, in collaboration with scores of community members and organizations, is hosting a full day of activities,… [ Keep reading ]

Paid internship for high school youth with Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Career Exploration program is currently accepting applications. This 11-week stipend-based internship program is designed for high school students residing within the city of Seattle who are interested in gaining professional experience through real work applications. The program runs October 11, 2022 through December 30, 2022. The… [ Keep reading ]

New Cheasty Mountain Bike Trails Celebration

Join us October 1! Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR), Friends of Cheasty Greenspace at Mountain View, Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, and the Seattle Parks Foundation invite the community to celebrate phase one of the new Cheasty Mountain Bike and Pedestrian Trails. The celebratory event will be held on October 1,… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Seattle Parks iNaturalist Project and share your observations

by Todd Burley Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is seeking to expand our awareness of what species live in our parks, and you can be part of the effort! SPR has set up a “project” in iNaturalist called Seattle Parks, and you can join this project to log in your… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community to review Dearborn Play Area Improvement Project

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to meet the project team, review the design and learn about the upcoming construction for the Dearborn Play Area project. Please visit our booth at the Columbia Farmers Market, 37th Ave. S & S Edmunds St., just off Rainier Ave. S, 98118,… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Lowman Beach Park

Join us on September 24 at 10 a.m. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and the Morgan Community Association invite the community to celebrate the renovation of Lowman Beach Park! Please join us on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 10 a.m. to noon at 7017 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98136… [ Keep reading ]

Many Seattle Parks & Recreation facilities closed Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Thursday, September 29 for a Recreation In-Service and Training day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: All recreation programs Community centers and teen centers Environmental learning centers Indoor swimming pools Green Lake Small Craft Center Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center These… [ Keep reading ]

2022 Indigenous Peoples Day Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, October 10 in observance of the Indigenous Peoples Day holiday. These facilities and services are CLOSED: All recreation programs Community centers and teen centers Environmental learning centers Indoor swimming pools Green Lake Small Craft Center Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center… [ Keep reading ]

Garden Discovery Program, Fall 2022

What: Connect with nature and engage in horticultural therapy activities with others living with memory loss and friends and familyLocation: Maude’s Garden, The Memory Hub (1021 Columbia St., Seattle)Dates: First Fridays, 10/17, 11/4, 12,/2Time: 10:30am to 12pmHow: Pre-register for activity #50903 with Seattle Parks and Recreation by 10/3. A conversation… [ Keep reading ]