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Hundreds of third-grade students take part in environmental-learning field trips to Camp Long

More than 350 third-grade students participated in field trips to Camp Long in September, where they experienced the magic of Camp Long’s hands-on environmental-learning programs through educational forest hikes, a restoration project and rock climbing classes on an outdoor rock wall. An estimated 80% of the students who participated in… [ Keep reading ]

Basketball coaches needed for winter youth recreational league

Basketball season is just around the corner, and at Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) that means hundreds of Seattle youth will be coming in to the community centers to sign up for teams. It also means that we will need volunteer coaches for those teams. If you’re 18 or older,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Park Board to hold regular meeting October 27

The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27 at the Seattle Parks and Recreation Administration Building, 100 Dexter Avenue North. The meeting agenda includes: Superintendent’s Report Seattle Asian Art Museum Expansion Presented by Michael Shiosaki, Seattle Parks and Recreation Homelessness in… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Veterans Day closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: Community centers Teen life 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 ]

Southwest Pool to close for three weeks for repairs

Southwest Pool, 2901 SW Thistle St., will be closed from Oct. 24 through Nov.13 for preventive maintenance. The pool will re-open on Monday, November 14. The closure is needed for preventive maintenance to rebuild pumps, and to check boilers and critical systems. The closure also provides the opportunity for repairs… [ Keep reading ]

New date: Maple Viewing Festival at Seattle Japanese Garden, Oct. 23

Bring your cameras and capture the breathtaking sight of Japanese maple trees ablaze in fall color at the annual Maple Viewing Festival, Oct. 23. This family-friendly event, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, features nature-inspired craft making, riveting taiko performances, and maple tree scavenger hunts for the kids…. [ Keep reading ]

Paving project will close the Gas Works Park parking lot Oct. 17-19 and restrict access to portions of N Northlake Way Oct. 17-21

Access to the Gas Works Park parking lot will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 17-19 for a Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) paving project. Access to N Northlake Way in front of Gas Works Park, from Densmore Ave. N to the railroad tracks east of… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks nominations for annual volunteer 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 Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. The electronic nomination form is available here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NSCGVXZ The awards will be presented at a recognition ceremony to… [ Keep reading ]

Watch Coach Snoop Dogg coach youth football on October 23

Watch Coach Snoop Dogg coach youth football on October 23 at West Seattle Stadium! The Snoop Youth Football League teaches the value of teamwork, good sportsmanship, discipline, and self-respect, while also stressing the importance of academics, to youth from diverse backgrounds. Coach Snoop will motivate the youth and will be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Park Board to hold regular meeting October 13

The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 13 at the Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S Myrtle St. The meeting agenda includes: Presentation:  Community Center Strategic Plan                              Presented by Superintendent Aguirre Public Hearing:  Community Center Strategic Plan      Please click… [ Keep reading ]