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Swim Seattle Partners with Oshun Swim School!

As part of the Swim Seattle Initiative, Seattle Parks & Recreation is partnering with Oshun Swim School to offer trauma-informed and Afro-Indigenous centered swim opportunities to our Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) + Allies community. Through a series of open swims and educational workshops, participants can expect to experience… [ Keep reading ]

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 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

Seattle Park District 2019 Annual Report: Your Tax Dollars at Work

The activities and improvements funded by the Seattle Park District in 2019 were plentiful and multi-faceted, including improving community center services; restoring our urban forest; working with partners to activate and enliven downtown parks; improving off-leash areas; and working with partners to provide culturally relevant programming to people of color, LGBTQIA,… [ Keep reading ]

Partnership Highlight: Pratt Fine Arts

Pratt Fine Arts Center, located in Pratt Park in the Central District neighborhood, is a creative and inclusive art-making space. They provide access to quality education and professionally equipped studios. Each year, through a partnership agreement with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Pratt provides scholarships for those who cannot afford paid… [ Keep reading ]

Partnership Highlight: Victory Heights Coop Preschool

Victory Heights Cooperative offers an affordable preschool experience while also providing early childhood education to parents. This school works in partnership with North Seattle College, and is located in the Victory Heights building. Each year, through a partnership agreement with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Victory Heights Cooperative Preschool provides scholarships,… [ Keep reading ]

Partnership Highlight: Sound Generations

Sound Generations works to expand Food Security, Transportation, Health & Wellness, and Assistance Services to meet the diverse needs of our growing aging population in King County. One of their programming locations happens at Lake City Community Center. Each year, through a partnership agreement with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Sound… [ Keep reading ]

Partnership Highlight: Seward Park Clay Studio

Seward Park Clay Studio is located within Seward Park in south east Seattle. The offer classes for kids and adults, an artist in residence program, and a variety of open house/sale events. Each year, through a partnership agreement with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seward Park Clay Studio offers scholarships, partnership… [ Keep reading ]

Partnership Highlight: MOHAI

MOHAI (Museum of History and Industry) is a museum on the shore of South Lake Union that tells the story of the Seattle region by exploring it’s past, present, and future. Each year, through a partnership agreement with Seattle Parks and Recreation, MOHAI provides free school trips for schools that… [ Keep reading ]