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Apply for the Arts in Parks Grant

The Arts in Parks grant is now open. New and established festivals or events that promote arts and cultural participation, celebrate diversity, build community connections, and activate parks through arts and culture should apply. Opportunity closes November 7. About Arts in Parks The Office of Arts & Culture is partnering… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Indigenous Peoples Day Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, October 9 in observance of the Indigenous Peoples Day holiday. These facilities and services are CLOSED: These facilities are OPEN on regular schedules: Image from Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, located at Discovery Park

Community Invitation to Review Design for Future West Seattle Junction park

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to review the design and provide final community input on possible additional features for the West Seattle Junction future park site at 4723-4731 40th Ave. SW. Please join the design team on October 10, 2023 from 4 to 6 p.m. on the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor’s 2024 Mid-Biennial Budget Update for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell is releasing the 2023-2024 Proposed Mid-Biennial Budget Adjustments. This budget reflects Mayor Harrell’s continued commitment to, and investment in, bold actions that address urgent needs of our communities and advance our One Seattle priorities. Mayor Harrell’s proposal continues work initiated in the 2023 Adopted Budget to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation  Seeks Proposals for Long-term Food Concession at  Golden Gardens Bathhouse  

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is seeking proposals from qualified operators to manage and operate the Golden Gardens Park Food Concessions under a long-term agreement. SPR is seeking and will select the concessionaire who best demonstrates the ability to provide innovative, affordable, healthy, safe and reliable food service to park… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Seeks Nominations for Annual Volunteer Stewardship Awards  

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking nominations for the Denny Awards, which honor extraordinary volunteer service to the City’s parks and recreation system. The deadline for nominations is Friday, October 20, 2023. The electronic nomination form is available here. The awards will be presented at a recognition ceremony to be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Water Conservation Efforts 

During this time when our city and residents are being asked to conserve water, we know that it’s particularly important for Seattle Parks and Recreation to do our part. Luckily, we’ve prepared for this! We have a water conservation management plan that dictates how we can conserve water depending on… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Halloween! (2023)

Get out your costumes, it’s time for trick-or-treating! Seattle Parks & Recreation is hosting a variety of Halloween activities all over town for tots, teens, in-betweens, and families. The fun starts the weekend of 10/20-22, and picks up again 10/27-31! Events listed in chronological order. PUMPKIN CARVING NORTHGATE CC ●… [ Keep reading ]

Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Play Area Renovation Begins

Play area closes Thursday, Sept 21 Construction of a new play area at Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park will begin Thursday, September 21 and run through early November 2023. The play area will be closed during this time. Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park is located in the Central District at 2050 S… [ Keep reading ]

Fall Recreation Roundup 2023

Autumn is here! To celebrate the turning of the seasons (and the leaves!), here’s a short list of special events and weekly seasonal fun. FALL SPECIAL EVENTS FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL MEADOWBROOK CC ● All AgesMeadowbrook Community Center is back to hosting our Annual Fall Harvest Festival! The event will feature… [ Keep reading ]