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Seattle Parks and Recreation weather impacts for Saturday, Feb. 9

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation programs and facilities will be impacted by inclement weather on Saturday, Feb. 9. Please check back here and on our Twitter page for regular updates.

Seattle Parks and Recreation program and facility impacts on Saturday, Feb. 9:


We have several ways to help you gather with friends, enjoy indoor recreation opportunities, keep warm, or enjoy snow play! Seattle Parks and Recreation is operating 11 community centers and two pools for drop-in use today. Golf courses and most athletic fields are open for snow play!

  • Community centers: The following community centers are open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for drop-in use: Loyal Heights, Magnolia, Green Lake, Bitter Lake, Montlake, Northgate, Meadowbrook, Van Asselt, Rainier Beach, and High Point community centers. Garfield Community Center is open for drop-in use and is open as a warming and overnight emergency shelter.
  • Pools: Meadowbrook Pool and Rainier Beach Pool are scheduled to operate on a modified schedule for drop-in use from noon to 2:30 p.m. Please call the pool before visiting to confirm hours.
  • Warming and overnight emergency shelter: Garfield Community Center (2323 E. Cherry Street) has been opened as a warming and overnight emergency shelter for families with children, and people living in vehicles. Adults are welcome at this facility as well. This shelter will operate 24 hours a day through the morning of Monday, February 11th. Click here for more information and other severe weather resources from the Seattle Human Services Department.
  • Parks: Parks are open; however, we encourage visitors to use caution. Snow and ice can cause tree branches to snap. Please stay out from under trees and avoid forested park areas during the current weather conditions.
  • Snow Play: Golf courses are closed for golf but are open for sledding and snow play. Most athletic fields are also open for non-motorized winter recreation.


  • Recreation programs: All recreation and aquatics programs, including registered programs, canceled.
  • Rentals: All Recreation facility rentals canceled.
  • Teen Life Centers (TLC): All TLCs closed.
  • Youth basketball: All youth basketball games and practices are canceled Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Youth basketball games will be rescheduled the weekend of Feb. 16 & 17.
  • Small Craft Centers: The Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center and the Green Lake Small Craft Center closed.
  • Amy Yee Tennis Center: The Amy Yee Tennis Center is closed and all programs are canceled.
  • Athletic Fields: Athletic field rentals/games are canceled. Some fields are open for winter play.
  • Golf Courses: All golf courses are closed. Courses are open to non-motorized winter recreation (please keep off putting greens and away from environmentally sensitive areas near the creeks at Jackson and West Seattle).