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Mayor’s 2024 Mid-Biennial Budget Update for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell is releasing the 2023-2024 Proposed Mid-Biennial Budget Adjustments. This budget reflects Mayor Harrell’s continued commitment to, and investment in, bold actions that address urgent needs of our communities and advance our One Seattle priorities. Mayor Harrell’s proposal continues work initiated in the 2023 Adopted Budget to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Seeks Nominations for Annual Volunteer Stewardship 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 Friday, October 20, 2023. The electronic nomination form is available here. The awards will be presented at a recognition ceremony to be… [ Keep reading ]

Toxic Algae at Green Lake: Lake Unsafe for People and Pets

Through water testing, King County Public Health has informed Seattle Parks and Recreation that there is toxic algae present in Green Lake. Currently we are asking people and pets to say out of the lake. The swimming beach at Green Lake is currently closed. Until further notice: For more information:… [ Keep reading ]

Recreation Leader Buck Buchannan receives 2022 John C. Little, Sr. Spirit Award

Seattle Parks and Recreation is #ParkProud to announce that Recreation leader Buck Buchannan is the 2022 recipient of the John C. Little, Sr. Spirit Award for his dedication to improving the lives of Seattle teens. John C. Little, Sr. served the community as a member of the Seattle Board of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Announces New Drowning Prevention and Youth Aquatics Initiative, Swim Seattle 

Today, Mayor Harrell together with Seattle Parks and Recreation, and recreation, child safety, and drowning-prevention partners, announced a new drowning-prevention and youth aquatics initiative, Swim Seattle. Swim Seattle is a new initiative that will combine the efforts of YMCA, Public Health—Seattle & King County, Associated Recreation Council, Washington State Parks,… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Commons Park Reopening on March 11, 2023

Ballard Commons Park (5701 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107) will reopen to the public on March 11, 2023.   Seattle Parks and Recreation and Councilmember Strauss are excited to announce the reopening of Ballard Commons Park! In December 2021, Seattle Parks and Recreation closed Ballard Commons Park to undertake several… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Requests Proposals for Seasonal Concessionaires in Parks

Seattle, WA—Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is seeking individuals and businesses to submit proposals to offers concessions in select city parks. The competitive process to award concessions permits will open to proposals January 13, 2023. Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking proposals for both food concessions and non-food concessions. Permit… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Martin Luther King, Jr. Day closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: These facilities are OPEN on regular schedules:

Seattle Parks and Recreation Request for Proposal Announcement for Management and Operation of Cascade People’s Center in Cascade Park 

Seattle – Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) seeks proposals for the management and operation of public recreation, arts and cultural or environmental programming at the Cascade People’s Center in Cascade Park. (309 Pontius Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109). Applicant proposals will show they will offer community activities, programs, and… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]