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Join Seattle Parks and Recreation at Open House for the I-5 Colonnade Park Pump Track Project 

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR), in collaboration with the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, is excited to announce plans for the development of a pump track at I-5 Colonnade Park. Please join us on Wednesday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. at I-5 Colonnade Park, 1701 Lakeview Blvd E. The gathering area… [ Keep reading ]

Input Needed to Calm Traffic and Enhance Safety on Lake Washington Boulevard

Seattle Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation, created preliminary design concepts to calm traffic, enhance safety, and improve access on Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park. The design concepts were informed based on a combination of community input and traffic data. We encourage everyone who… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us! Grand Opening of the All-New Green Lake Community Boathouse on April 13, 2024

Join Us! April 13, 2024 Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is happy to announce the new Green Lake Community Boathouse at the Small Craft Center in Green Lake Park is substantially complete. Together with our community partners, we will be hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration onsite on April… [ Keep reading ]

Lake City Community Center Demolition 

Due to the extensive fire damage at the Lake City Community Center, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) issued an Emergency Public Work Contract to Diverse Earthworks for demolition of the fire damaged building and stabilization of an existing retaining wall. Diverse Earthworks will mobilize at the site, 12531 28th Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson Off Leash Area Beach Closure, Oct 30th through Nov 3rd

The Magnuson Park Off Leash Area beach will be closed from October 30th through November 3rd for a restoration project. SPR and the Seattle Conservation Corps will be conducting repairs as well as laying additional gravel at the beach in response to erosion. This work is part of a larger beach restoration… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks & Recreation, The CarMax Foundation and KABOOM! Unveil Kid-Designed Playground at Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park

Community joins forces with nonprofit to advance playspace equity in Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park Seattle/Washington (October 26, 2023) – Today, the community at Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park in Seattle, Washington is celebrating as the City debuts a community-designed, community-built playground. The months-long collaboration between Seattle Parks & Recreation, The CarMax… [ Keep reading ]

Input and Participation Needed for the Ward Springs Park Project 

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to provide input and participate in the development of the new Ward Springs Park Play Area. Please join us at the following engagement opportunities to meet the design team and learn about the renovation project: Queen Anne Halloween Harvest Market: Saturday, October 28, from 10:00… [ Keep reading ]

Bitter Lake Reservoir Park Open House Join us Oct. 26!

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to the Bitter Lake Reservoir Park Open Space public open house. Please join us Thursday, October 26 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Bitter Lake Community Center, 13035 Linden Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133 to learn about the project and share… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Unveils Kid-Designed, Community-Built Playground with The Carmax Foundation and KABOOM! at Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park 

This is part of a nationwide effort led by KABOOM! to end playspace inequity – the reality that far too many children do not get the chance to play on a playground, something that should be part of every child’s life. WHEN: October 26, 2023, 8:30 a.m, – Volunteers construct playground, 2:30… [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Community Center and Discovery Park Environmental Learning & Visitor Center Complete Accessibility Improvements 

Seattle Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the completion of the Rainier Community Center and the reopening of the Discovery Park Environmental Learning & Visitor Center. Both centers were closed to remove barriers to accessibility on the Seattle Barrier Removal Schedule.  The Rainier Community Center project addressed approximately 100 barriers,… [ Keep reading ]