Posts categorized under Rachel Schulkin, Author at Parkways

Mayor’s Proposed 2023-24 SPR Budget

Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell is releasing the 2023-24 Proposed Budget. This budget reflects Mayor Harrell’s continued commitment to bold action on the priorities of our communities – investing to address urgent needs and emphasizing the essentials as we build One Seattle. Mayor Harrell’s proposal invests in creating safe, healthy, and… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Unveils Park District Budget Proposal to Keep Parks Clean, Open, and Accessible to All

Proposal focuses on essential maintenance while also taking important steps to improve safety, combat climate change, support youth, and advance equity Plan would reestablish Park Ranger program, plant and maintain thousands of trees, keep public restrooms operational, and open new and improved parks and community centers Seattle – Reflecting his… [ Keep reading ]

Aquatics Program Changes for Fall 2022:  

Evans, Medgar Evers, and Queen Anne pools to reopen as summer aquatics season ends Seattle, WA— Seattle Parks and Recreation will reopen Evans Pool (Green Lake), Queen Anne Pool, and Medgar Evers Pool to the public for open swim, lessons, and programming starting the week of September 19. During the… Filed Under: Fun and Wellness, Parkways, Recreation Classes and Activities, Service Updates

A portion of Magnuson Park will be closed on Friday, April 29, to allow for a joint Army/Navy/Air Force/NOAA training exercise 

Seattle, WA— On Friday, April 29, from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. all four soccer fields (sports meadow) at Magnuson Park will be closed to allow for a joint agency training exercise. The closure is due to a joint hyperbaric medical officer and technician course currently underway at the… [ Keep reading ]

Amy Yee Tennis Center is Closed Due to Flooding

UPDATE as of 4:00pm, April 4: The flooding issue at Amy Yee Tennis Center has largely been resolved and the center will be able to open and host reservations Tuesday, April 5 as scheduled pending no more overnight flooding. 8:40amToday, April 4, 2022, Amy Yee Tennis Center is closed due… [ Keep reading ]

Starting April 4, Masks No Longer Required in Seattle Parks and Recreation Facilities

On April 4, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will no longer require masks to be worn in recreation facilities.   You can read more on Public Health – Seattle King County’s website about the changes and recommendations about masking.  While masks will not be required after April 4, we encourage you… [ Keep reading ]

Winter Weather Impacts 1/1

Parks are open! To observe the new year holiday or due to the inclement weather, ALL Seattle Parks and Recreation programming and facilities are CLOSED today (Sat., Jan. 1) with the few exceptions noted below. Closed: Lifelong Recreation, Specialized Programs for people with disabilities, Amy Yee Tennis Center, Teen Life… [ Keep reading ]

Winter Weather Impacts 12/26

Due to the inclement weather, many Seattle Parks and Recreation programs are impacted today (Sunday, Dec 26). PARK IMPACTS During snow events, our nearly 500 parks remain open, unless otherwise indicated. Gate and bathroom openings may be delayed as staff navigate snowy roads Athletic fields will also be opened for… [ Keep reading ]

Proof of Vaccination required for entry to all Seattle Community Centers, Pools, and Tennis Center begins Monday, October 25 

As directed by Seattle King County Public Health, Seattle Parks and Recreation will require proof of vaccination, or proof of a negative test, for entry to all recreation facilities starting Monday, October 25.  These facilities include:  All community centers  All public pools  Community Center shower program Indoor spaces at golf courses Teen Life Centers Amy Yee… [ Keep reading ]

Board of Park Commissioners to hold a Public Hearing on Inner Loop Use at Green Lake Park

The Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 28 on a proposed policy change regarding use of the inner loop at Green Lake Park. This policy change would restrict all bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, and other wheeled recreation uses from using the inner… [ Keep reading ]