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Magnuson Off Leash Area Closure Notice

Starting on Tuesday, July 23, the Magnuson Off Leash Area (OLA) will be closed for 3 days so crews can conduct the following work: These two projects have been in the planning stage for a while. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and the Magnuson Off Leash Group (MOLG) decided to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Street Sports Showdown: Free Youth Basketball and Soccer Tournament

Seattle Street Sports Showdown is a free youth basketball and soccer tournament and City of Seattle Downtown Activation Event hosted by Associated Recreation Council in partnership with Seattle Parks & Recreation and the City of Seattle. Register Now! Seattle Slam: 3×3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, August 10 Seattle Strikes: 3 & 4×4… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Shakespeare in the Park

Since 1989, GreenStage has been inspiring audiences to engage with the community via free live theatre performances in Puget Sound’s public spaces. This July and August, Seattle’s longest-running Shakespeare company presents another round of free family fun. On the mainstage tour they will be presenting one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies… [ Keep reading ]

FREE events in downtown Seattle this summer!

This summer, downtown Seattle is pulsing with creative energy, from live music to captivating art installations. Bring the whole family and indulge in an array of FREE events, including outdoor movies, delicious food trucks, and lively buskers. Don’t miss out on the chance to connect with your community and make… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Field Trips with Lifelong Recreation

Lifelong Recreation offers programs for people age 50+. Lifelong Recreation Field Trips are back and we have many for you to choose from that still have space available! Click on the field trip titles listed below or refer to our Summer Brochure for more detailed trip descriptions.  See below for Summer… [ Keep reading ]

Lights to be turned on at athletic fields July 3 and July 4 

Seattle Parks and Recreation will turn on field lighting on ballfields throughout the city on the evening of Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4 to protect the surfaces. The ballfield lights will be turned on at approximately 9 p.m. and most will be turned off at either 10 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

Free 2024 Summer Meals and Recreation Activities 

This summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Human Services Department, and United Way of King County are partnering to host a drop-in summer program offering FREE meals and recreation activities. The meals and recreation program will run daily from July 1 to August 23 from 10am to 4pm rain or… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Pool Summer Camps

Sign up for Ballard Pool Summer Camps! Camps meet Monday through Friday from 3-4pm. Camp participants are eligible to swim in the 1:30-2:30pm public swim on class days for free. Light snacks will be provided. Camp cost is $150. Water Polo Camp July 8th-July 18thAugust 5th-August 15th Springboard Diving Camp… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Summer of Safety: Free Activities and Safe Places for Youth 

Seattle Parks and Recreation is proud to offer Summer of Safety (SOS), a FREE program that provides structured activities and a safe space for young people not connected to other supervised programs over the summer. The program is geared towards serving diverse groups of tweens and teens from low-income neighborhoods.   SOS… [ Keep reading ]

Aquatic Weed Management Program in 2024 

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will continue the integrated weed management program at selected lakefront properties on Lake Washington starting in late June and lasting through August 2024. This project is achieving comprehensive control of the most prevalent aquatic weeds in Eurasian milfoil, fragrant water lily, purple loosestrife, and garden loosestrife.  Controlling these weeds… [ Keep reading ]