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Celebrate Earth Month with Seattle Parks and Recreation! 

Join us and partners for a variety of Earth Month events and activities, including nature programming and volunteer opportunities. Please visit the Green Seattle Partnership for additional opportunities on how you can volunteer for restoration and planting events at parks and green spaces across Seattle. Volunteer Events:   Educational Activities: … [ Keep reading ]

New! Make Your Picnic Reservation Online for Several Popular Park Sites 

Starting April 1, 2024, customers can now use the online self-registration system to book picnic shelters and/or tables at several popular sites, including Seward Park, Jose Rizal, Woodland Park, Genesee Park, and Maple Leaf. Previously, picnic reservations were only available by filing out a picnic application and real-time information about… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Seeks Proposals for Operator of Green Lake Pitch & Putt  

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking interested parties to submit proposals for an Operation and Maintenance Agreement for the Green Lake Pitch & Putt facility. The selected party will provide community activities, recreational programs, and marketing to the Green Lake neighborhood and greater… [ 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 ]

Celebrate the First World Flight Centennial at Magnuson Park!

One hundred years ago, the first world flight began at Magnuson Park! Celebrate the centennial of this historic moment with the Magnuson Park Cafe and Brewery on Saturday, April 6 from 2 to 4pm. The cafe and brewery will be offering one complimentary beverage for the first 100 attendees. Enjoy… [ Keep reading ]

March Madness in Your Local Park! 

March is an exciting month for many in our community! It is a time to welcome in the sun and longer days, gather with friends in your local park, and celebrate college basketball in March Madness. Nature also is putting on its own form of March Madness, as plants blossom… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Announces the Selection of Two New Off Leash Areas 

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is pleased to announce the selection of West Seattle Stadium and Othello Park as the two sites to be developed to include an Off Leash Area as the result of the City’s Off Leash Area (OLA) Expansion Study, following a recommendation by the Board of… [ Keep reading ]

Splash into Summer with Swim Seattle! 

Summer is coming, which means it’s time for swim lessons and renewing scholarships! As part of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s commitment to equitable and accessible programming, Swim Seattle is offering all scholarship-eligible youth free beginner swim lessons. Swim registration will open for current scholarship-eligible participants on May 14, 2024, for all… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Be’er Sheva Park Grand Re-Opening!

Join us! April 13th Seattle Parks and Recreation and our partners Rainier Beach Link2Lake and Seattle Parks Foundation invite the community to come out and celebrate the renovation and re-opening of Be’er Sheva Park in Rainier Beach. Join your neighbors for a great day in the park with music, food,… [ Keep reading ]