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Seattle Parks and Recreation is hiring now for temporary summer lifeguard positions

Temporary summer lifeguard positions at pools and summer beaches are available in Seattle Parks and Recreation Aquatics. Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification is required. Must be at least 16 years old to apply.  Part time work hours are available. Starts at $16.87 (16.07 + Premium pay) per hour. For any of the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle to host international conference in 2023 exploring how parks can transform urban landscapes

“City Parks Alliance” cites Seattle’s commitment to the role of parks in developing healthy neighborhoods The city of Seattle has been selected by City Parks Alliance to host the organization’s Greater & Greener international urban parks conference in 2023. The conference, which is expected to attract roughly 1,500 people from… [ Keep reading ]

Jefferson Community Center’s mock trial team will compete in state competition

This year, Jefferson Community Center had two teams with a total of 28 students ranging in age from 14-18 years old participate in Mock Trial. These students represent Cleveland, Garfield and Franklin High Schools. One of Jefferson Community Center’s teams placed 7th in District and has been invited to compete… [ Keep reading ]

University volunteers help clean up Seattle parks during spring break

For some, spring break is a time to head to the beach and relax after a long semester of studying. But for 10 undergraduates with the University of Virginia (UVA), spring break is a time to head to Seattle to pick up trash, weed, repair trails and work on other… [ Keep reading ]

Spring Bucket List

After the wettest winter in Seattle history, we are downright giddy to welcome the warmer weather, longer days, and colorful blooms that spring brings with it. Signs of the new season are starting to appear all around the city, from azaleas blooming at the Washington Park Arboretum, cherry trees sprouting… [ Keep reading ]

Seward Park has reopened

As of 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, Seward Park in south Seattle has reopened to the public. Seattle Parks and Recreation crews have been working yesterday and today to remove fallen trees, limbs and hanging branches to make the walking paths and roads safe to the public. Over the weekend, unusually… [ Keep reading ]

AT&T and City of Seattle to host a mobile app ‘Hackathon’

Let the competition begin! Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Department of Information Technology and AT&T are hosting a mobile app competition with a parks and recreation theme. The competition, or hackathon, will take place March 18-19 at Surf Incubator, located at 999 Third Avenue in downtown Seattle. The event is… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation completes voluntary radiological survey at Magnuson Park

A health and safety radiological survey completed by a consultant to Seattle Parks and Recreation and released on Monday, March 7 reveals no harmful levels at surveyed sites within Warren G. Magnuson Park. The survey results are posted here. The survey also confirmed that radiological materials used by the U.S…. [ Keep reading ]

2016 summer recreation employment opportunities

Seattle Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Associated Recreation Council (ARC) and 37 citywide advisory councils, is now accepting applications for various summer programs. Temporary positions are available at 24 community centers, eight indoor swimming pools, two outdoor pools, two small craft centers, and many public beaches and wading… [ Keep reading ]

Spring Eggstravaganzas: Seattle Parks and Recreation offers free egg hunts throughout the city

Seattle Parks and Recreation will host free egg hunts at various locations throughout Seattle in March. See below for location details. NORTHEAST Mighty Mites “Egg” stravaganza What: Egg hunt, play equipment, bounce house and other fun activities. Ages: Five and under Location: Miller Community Center Time: 10 a.m. to noon,… [ Keep reading ]