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Jackson Park Golf Course opens new driving range

On the morning of Jan. 9, Seattle was covered in a blanket of fog, and yet resident golfers still arrived early at Jackson Park Golf Course’s new driving range to practice their swing. The driving range, which opened to the public Jan. 8, is a two-level, 50-stall, lighted and covered… [ Keep reading ]

Youth to lead 10th annual MLK march on Jan. 17

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the public to join a youth-organized march to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 17th. Participants will… [ Keep reading ]

Jan. 8 PARK BUZZ: You haven’t been there unless you have a PIC to PROVE it

Send your photos to @seattleparks on Twitter for a chance to be featured on our blog! Visit our homepage and subscribe to Explore More, our twice-monthly newsletter, to learn about new things happening in our parks and community centers this month.

Your Seattle Parks Winter Bucket List

The holidays are over. You’ve seen snow flurries and below-freezing temperatures. Perhaps you’ve consumed one too many holiday cookies. And you’re starting to remember it rains here, like, all the time. You’re searching for “real estate in San Diego” and “vacation homes in Maui.” You must escape this gray city!… [ Keep reading ]

It’s spring in January inside the Conservatory

Oh, the weather outside is frightful. But the Palm House is so delightful. A balmy 72 degrees in fact. The Volunteer Park Conservatory underwent a $3 million capital improvement project last year, and winter is a perfect time to check it out.

Seattle Parks to offer ‘challenge course’ facilitator training at Camp Long

Seattle Parks and Recreation worked with Washington State University Extension 4-H to build a “challenge course” in the trees in West Seattle’s Camp Long. In 2015, interested members of the public are invited to join other educators and counselors in learning how to use adventure education to promote team building… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks seeks input on Highland Park play area design

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to the second public meeting for the Highland Park play area renovation project on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Highland Park Elementary School, 1012 SW Trenton St. At this meeting, the community will review the schematic design for… [ Keep reading ]