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Seattle Parks and Recreation Offering Free Urban Nature Guide Training

Seattle Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for volunteers in the Seattle Urban Nature Guide program. Seattle Urban Nature Guides (SUN Guides) enhance, promote and foster appreciation of nature by connecting families and students with their Seattle parklands, and providing educational opportunities for all.   As a SUN Guide,… [ Keep reading ]

Fifth Annual Youth Job Fair for LGBTQ+ and Allies

Click HERE for updated details on the April 4, 2020 Job Fair for LGBTQ youth and allies. Seattle Parks and Recreation will host a free job fair for LGBTQ+ youth and allies on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Miller Community Center, located at 330… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community to provide final input for the Maple Wood Playfield and Play Area

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to provide final input for the Maple Wood Playfield and Play Area renovation project. Please take this short survey here.  The survey will close February 28, 2020. The Maple Wood Playfield and Play Area is located at 4801 Corson Ave. S on… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation offering FREE lifeguard trainings

Seattle Parks and Recreation is offering two free training opportunities for teens interested in becoming lifeguards. Both trainings will take place at Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122. Lifeguard Training (FREE) successful completion of this course will include American Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light and Miller Community Center host solar microgrid open house

Seattle City Light and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite you to an open house at Miller Community Center to learn about the Resiliency Solar Microgrid Project. The project includes the installation of a battery energy storage system, solar panels and microgrid controls to operate at Miller Community Center in case… [ Keep reading ]

Youth Athletics Office Seeks Volunteers for Fall Jamboree Saturday, Nov. 16

The Seattle Parks and Recreation Youth Athletics Office is looking for volunteer flag football and volleyball officials for their Fall Jamboree on Saturday, November 16. Volleyball games begin at 9:00 a.m. at Rainier Community Center, while flag football games begin at 9:30 a.m. at Meadowbrook Community Center. Former coaches and… [ Keep reading ]

Funding for 2019 Wintertime community events through the Arts in Parks program

Seattle Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for wintertime events in city parks. Individuals and community groups can request up to $1,000 in funding for events that have a significant arts component and which engage underserved communities. The events must be completed by the end of… [ Keep reading ]

2020 Arts in Parks and Neighborhood & Community Arts grants: Deadline Extended

The Office of Arts & Culture has two grant programs open to support and encourage the vibrant cultural work being done in and by communities throughout Seattle. The deadline has been extended, now closing on Monday October 28. Arts in Parks 2020 (AIP) In partnership with The Office of Arts… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Wanted for Montlake CC’s Halloween Carnival Friday, October 25

Montlake Community Center is looking for volunteers for their Halloween Carnival this Friday, October 25. Come in costume or not, and help with the following: •   Decorate and set-up the carnival games from 4pm-5:30pm (2 volunteers needed) •    Run some easy carnival games, hand out candy, and monitor arts and… [ Keep reading ]

Summer in the Parks program: bringing environmental education to low-income communities

Summer in the Parks is a seven-week drop-in program developed and run by Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Environmental Sustainability Education and Engagement (ESEE) unit. Working with our Out of School Time Office, ESEE staff provided free, weekly environmental education programming for participants in our Summer Food Service and Extended Recreation… [ Keep reading ]