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Seattle Parks and Recreation opens Pratt Park Spraypark

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is happy to announce the Pratt Park Spraypark Renovation is complete and welcomes the community to enjoy the new spraypark! The spraypark will open on Saturday, May 28 over Memorial Day weekend. Pratt Park is located at 1800 S Main St. in the Central District…. [ Keep reading ]

Green Lake’s Taiga Wetlands Installation May 28, 2022

On Saturday, May 28th, the Friends of Green Lake (FOGL) will install two 650-square-feet floating treatment wetland systems, the Taiga Wetlands,  in Seattle’s Green Lake, just west of Duck Island. These floating islands, supplied by Biomatrix Water in Scotland, are engineered, vegetated rafts made of natural or inert materials that… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community to participate in shaping the future of outdoor pickleball in Seattle

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to the final online Open House for the 2021-2022 Pickleball Study on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. To register please visit This online event is an opportunity for all to review strategies and locations for expanding access to outdoor pickleball… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle and Nantes, France Celebrate Sister City Relationship and Nantes Park Improvements

The Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association (SNSCA) and the City of Seattle, through Seattle Parks and Recreation, invite the community to reaffirm our Sister City relationship with Nantes, France at a park celebration on Sunday, April 10 at 4 p.m. at Nantes Park in West Seattle, 5062 SW Admiral Way. The… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate the new Torii Gate at Seward Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Parks Foundation, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and the Friends of Seward Park invite the community to celebrate the new Torii Gate at Seward Park on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 1 p.m. The celebration includes taiko drummers, a Lion Dance, and remarks from elected officials… [ Keep reading ]

Construction for accessibility improvements at Rainier Community Center begins June 2022

Seattle Parks and Recreation will begin construction on accessibility improvements at the Rainier Community Center in June 2022. Both the community center and parking lot will close on June 18 and reopen in the spring of 2023. The play area will remain open. This project addresses approximately 100 documented barriers… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation needs input on the future of pickleball in Seattle’s parks

Please join our online event! Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is seeking input from tennis and pickleball players on how we can best support the growth of pickleball. Please join us online on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. To register visit This online event is part of the 2021-2022… [ Keep reading ]

Westcrest Park play area equipment update

Seattle Parks and Recreation will begin construction this summer and install new play equipment at Westcrest Park. The play area has been closed for safety reasons and will reopen in fall 2022 when installation is complete. This new play structure replaces a wooden one that has deteriorated beyond repair and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation launches final survey “Fabric of the Community” for N. Rainier Landbank site

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) needs final community design input for the north Rainier Landbank park site located just north of the Safeway on S Charlestown St. between 34th and 35th Ave. S. Please get involved. Neighbors of all ages are encouraged to participate and provide input on textile patterns… [ Keep reading ]

Lake City neighborhood invited to participate in planning for the Lake City floodplain park site

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR), Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), and Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group invite the Lake City Community to participate in the first of three online planning workshops for the future Lake City Floodplain Park, 2318 NE 125th Street, Seattle, WA 98125, on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at… [ Keep reading ]