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Seattle Parks and Recreation presents design for new waterfront park in the University District

Community invited to provide input Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to review the design for the development of a new park at 1101-1137 NE Boat Street on Portage Bay on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Bryant Building, 1117 NE Boat Street.  Please join Seattle Parks and Recreation… [ Keep reading ]

Do you like being outdoors and sharing nature with others? Become a Seattle Urban Nature Guide!

Environmental Learning Centers (ELCs) play a vital role at Seattle Parks and Recreation: to get people outside to learn about the natural world around us, and inspire them to become stewards of our environment. One of the many ways ELC staff does this is by training volunteers to be Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation aquatics programs (2016)

Doggy paddle, breaststroke, butterfly, backstroke. We think it’s important to master one or two of these when you live in a city nearly surrounded by water. Our swimming pools offer swimming lessons, public swims and special events year-round, and best of all, they’re indoors.

Burke-Gilman Trail RE-OPENED at NE 132nd St. after landslide cleanup

Seattle Parks and Recreation has reopened a section of the Burke-Gilman Trail at 13200 Riviera Pl. NE that was closed on Thursday, January 28 due to a landslide. Two caution signs stating “Slide Area” are posted at each end of the trail section between NE 127th and NE 142nd streets… [ Keep reading ]

Participants “travel the world” with Dementia-Friendly Folk Dance class

Seattle Parks and Recreation recently hosted a three-week Dementia-Friendly Folk Dance class to bring together persons living with memory loss and their care partners. The class met at Montlake Community Center, where participants “traveled the world” by performing a variety of folk dances from France, Greece, Russia, West Polynesia (Rarotonga/Cook… [ Keep reading ]

Burke-Gilman Trail at NE 132nd St. closed due to slide clean up and repair

Seattle Parks and Recreation is working to clean up debris and temporarily stabilize the adjacent hillside at the site of a landslide, which occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 28, on a section of the Burke-Gilman Trail at 13200 Riviera Pl. NE. The trail is closed from NE… [ Keep reading ]

Lunar New Year celebrations

It’s the year of the monkey, and we’re ready to celebrate Lunar New Year! Legend has it that in ancient times, there was a monster named Nian who lived deep under the sea. On New Year’s Eve the beast would emerge to feed on people and livestock. Villagers lived in… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation plans renovation for Lincoln Park north play area

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to review the schematic design and provide input for the north play area renovation project in Lincoln Park on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Gatewood Elementary, 4320 SW Myrtle St. Seattle Parks and Recreation’s in-house landscape architect and project manager… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers participate in MLK Day of Service

Thank you to all of the volunteers and partnering organizations that participated in the MLK Day of Service with Seattle Parks and Recreation! On Monday, January 18, volunteers had a “day on, not a day off” by taking part in a variety of improvement projects on park lands across the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation planning improvements for Seattle’s oldest park

Community invited to learn more about Denny Park improvement project Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to learn about improvements scheduled for Denny Park at a public meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in the Ken Bounds Board Room, 100 Dexter Ave N. from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Seattle… [ Keep reading ]