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Magnuson OLA Main Entrance Gate Closure Notice

Starting as early as May 13th, the main gate at the Magnuson Off Leash Area (OLA) will be closed for accessibility improvements. Seattle Conservation Corps members will be on site for approximately two months to make accessibility improvements to the entrance gate as well as the surrounding area. During this… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Summer Schedule for Bicycle Weekends on Lake Washington Boulevard 

*Correction: Blog post updated 5/1. Weekend dates in an earlier version of this blog post were meant to match the previous year’s dates and are now correctly updated below. This time change correctly reflects the call for Bicycle Weekends to be more predictable, consistent, and to reduce the impacts on… [ Keep reading ]

Memorial Day Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation 

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: These facilities are OPEN on regular schedules:

SAVE THE DATE: School Age Care Program Registration 2024-2025

Registration Opening: Program Details: *Break Camp registrations not included.Learn more here. Prices: Daily Rate: $45 (monthly rate calculated based on how many registered days of care per month) Scholarships are available! If you need support paying for childcare, there are multiple assistance programs available: About our licensed childcare programs:… [ Keep reading ]

Paint (and sip punch) Party, May 10 at Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center

Help celebrate “National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day” and join our Paint Party with Paws with Cause on May 10 at Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center! Paws with Cause is a non-profit that partners with animal groups and creates sketches of unnoticed adoptable animals which we, the general public, can help paint… [ Keep reading ]

Recreation Summer Hiring Event on May 4!

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hiring for summer temporary positions and there are many opportunities to work throughout the year! Join us on Saturday, May 4 from 11am to 4pm at Miller Community Center (330 19th Ave E) for our Summer Hiring Event. Meet our team and apply on site!… [ Keep reading ]

Save the Date: 2024 Beacon Hill Festival on June 1

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and partners for the Beacon Hill Festival on Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 11am to 4pm at Jefferson Park (3801 Beacon Ave. S). Enjoy FREE pottery, painting, and gardening classes where you can create your own projects to take home. We’ll also have live… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Seeks Names for Two New Parks 

Translated Materials Available Below Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the public to submit potential names for parks in the Rainier Valley and South Park neighborhoods. Suggestions for names are due to the Park Naming Committee by Friday, May 31, 2024. We are seeking names for the following parks, characterized… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Summer Camp Brochure

The 2024 summer camp brochure is now available! Browse a wide range of exciting activities for participants, from preschool and school age care camps, to nature camps, to camps for youth with disabilities. Outlined within are descriptions, dates, and locations of across Seattle. Registration instructions and methods are on page… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate 2024 April Pools Day with free water activities & safety information!

Seattle Parks and Recreation will join other public and private aquatic facilities throughout Washington to celebrate the annual April Pools Day on Saturday, April 20, 2024 (*additional event dates listed below). Make this summer a safe one! Learn important water safety skills, enjoy free swims, and play games and win prizes! This is… [ Keep reading ]