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Free Synthetic Athletic Field Drop-In Program

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is offering our Synthetic Athletic Field Winter Drop-In Program through Feb. 26. This program provides community members (households or groups of 5 and under) with the opportunity to drop-in for free at designated synthetic fields to play unscheduled games with their friends and family. Normally, field… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks & Recreation Snow Impacts for Tuesday, November 29, 2022 

Due to the inclement weather, some Seattle Parks and Recreation programs and facilities are impacted today. Community Centers, teen life centers, and environmental learning centers are currently scheduled to be open normal hours to the public (based on staff capacity). Please check back here to get up-to-date information about any… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation 2022 Thanksgiving holiday closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for one or more days in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. These facilities and services are CLOSED on both Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25: Community centers, including registered and drop-in programming Teen life centers Environmental learning centers Indoor swimming… Filed Under: Parkways

Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks public input on recreational programs and services

Community encouraged to join listening sessions and participate in online survey  Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide feedback on recreational programs and services, including input on community center hours and communications.  There are two ways for the community to engage: Join us at an upcoming in-person listening… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation begins routine winter preparation of park facilities

Many park bathrooms and water fountains closed for the winter Routine winter preparation has begun with most Seattle Parks and Recreation comfort stations (bathrooms) and drinking fountains closing for the winter season to prevent pipes from freezing. We expect to complete winterizing and closing impacted facilities by early December. We… [ Keep reading ]

Christmas Ships and Bonfires at the Parks – 2022 Schedule

The Argosy Christmas Ships are an annual Seattle tradition. As part of the festivities, a parade of brightly-lighted boats will cruise from Puget Sound to Lake Union and out to Lake Washington. Stopping at pre-planned locations, the lead ship hosts an onboard chorus singing Christmas carols for neighbors and community to watch… Filed Under: Parkways

Seattle Parks and Recreation Veterans Day Closures 2022

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans 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 facilities are OPEN on… [ Keep reading ]

Fall Harvest Fun! Free & low-cost activities across Seattle

Fall is here! And with it, comes fall festivities hosted by Seattle Parks and Recreation. Whether it’s pumpkin carving, a glow party, or a pumpkin swim, we have something for everyone! Wednesday, October 26, South Park Toddler Halloween FestAges 0-5. Come join us as we get into the Halloween spirit!… [ Keep reading ]

The 2023 Arts in Parks application is open through November 15, 2022

The 2023 Arts in Parks application is open now through Tuesday, November 15, 2022. The application is submitted ONLINE through the City of Seattle’s grant portal on FLUXX. More information, including guidelines, eligibility, and requirements, is avialable here: Arts in Parks Program – Arts | About Arts in Parks The… [ Keep reading ]

Next Park District Cycle Offers Exciting Improvements for Queen Anne Community

Previously planned stabilization project delayed, as new plans are made to incorporate the additional funding Seattle Parks and Recreation is excited to announce that Queen Anne Community Center has been named to receive additional funding for a major renovation in the next 6-year Park District cycle. The renovation will focus… [ Keep reading ]