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SPR Seeks Input on Guidelines for the Green Lake Park Inner Loop

Do you use the Inner Loop at Green Lake Park? Thousands of people do every year, and we’d love to hear about your experience and listen to your ideas for how to make the loop a safe and enjoyable experience. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has scheduled six listening sessions… [ Keep reading ]

2022 Labor Day Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, September 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. These facilities and services are CLOSED: All recreation programs Community centers and teen centers Environmental learning centers Indoor swimming pools Green Lake Small Craft Center Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center Amy… [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson Park: From Landing Strip to Wetland Complex     

By Todd Burley Did you know that the extensive wetlands at Magnuson Park were created just 15 years ago? When taking a stroll through this lush and varied habitat, it is hard to believe that once these saturated forests, ponds, and meadows were paved over with asphalt, part of the… [ Keep reading ]

Tsutakawa Memorial Gates Public Celebration: September 14

Come Salute the Return of the Arboretum’s Iconic, Sculptural Entry Gates, Stolen and Destroyed at the Start of the Pandemic You are invited to attend a free public celebration at Washington Park Arboretum for the installation of the refabricated Tsutakawa Memorial Gates. Please join us at the Graham Visitors Center… [ 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

Burke-Gilman Trail Work Coming Soon

Update: Work originally scheduled for August 17-24 has been postponed due to contractor equipment failure, and will likely be moved to the following week. Seattle Parks and Recreation will be closing sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail for annual maintenance within the next couple of weeks. The crew will begin work… [ Keep reading ]

Lake City Salmon Bake

What: Come join us this year for the Lake City Salmon BakeWhen: Saturday, August 6 from 12 to 5 PM.Where: Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NEHow: You can purchase tickets at the community center the day of the event.Questions? Please call the Lake City Community Center 206-256-5645 MENU… [ Keep reading ]

Welcome Back Seattle, Free events, August 2022

Title of Event(s): Blessed Hearts Fitness Organizer or Agency: Noel Montgomery Date(s) and Time(s): Tuesdays 5:30-6:30PM & Thursdays 6-7PMTuesdays, August 2,9,16,23,30,Thursdays: August 4,11,18,25Event Location(s): Garfield community center, Tuesdays & Rainier Beach community center, Thursdays Event Description: Blessed Hearts Fitness is to educate, demonstrate and motivate healthier options and productive movement.Event Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/835254086570267/Event Website:… [ Keep reading ]

Arts in Parks: Free events in parks, August 2022

Title of Installation: ChromaCycliumOrganizer or Agency: Ken RoepeDate(s): August 1 – September 30, 2022Installation Location: Westcrest ParkInstallation Description: ChromaCyclium is comprised of color acrylic inserts that are mounted in a metal hemisphere dome. Daylight shines through the dome apertures to project colored light in the dome’s shadow on the ground… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Lakeridge Playfield & Play Area on August 13!

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to celebrate the renovated Lakeridge Playfield and Play Area! Join us on Saturday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brad Evans, Sounders FC Brand Ambassador will join us and RAVE Foundation will be giving away soccer balls. The Seattle Youth Soccer… [ Keep reading ]