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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 ]

Seattle forest week invites the community to celebrate our urban forest, October 22-29, 2022 

Highlights Seattle Forest Week is a week-long celebration of Seattle’s urban forest Arbor Day is Sunday, October 23rd from 12-3 at Be’er Sheva Park in Rainier Beach Green Seattle Day, a volunteer planting and restoration event, takes place on Saturday, October 29th at 16 parks across Seattle. Please see… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Polar Bear Plunge 2023

For the first time since 2020, the Polar Bear Plunge is returning in 2023 with an in-person event! Start off the New Year with a splash! Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Meadowbrook Community Center Advisory Council are co-sponsoring the annual Polar Bear Plunge at noon on Sunday, January 1,… [ Keep reading ]

Sound Steps Family Reunion

What: Sound Steps Family Reunion/Kick-Off Event! Why: Join us to learn more about the program, go on an organized walk, take part in a resource fair, and enjoy a BBQ. We will also be recruiting volunteer Walk/Run Leaders and Book Club volunteers at this event. Who: This event is for… [ Keep reading ]

Help name your new park in Lake City!

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) opened a new park in Lake City and we need your help naming it! Submit your suggestions by Oct. 31, 2022. Details below. About the Naming Opportunity: SPR is seeking a park name for this new Lake City park. The Parks Naming Committee will consider… Filed Under: Parkways