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Seattle Park District funds swimming beach piling replacement projects at Green Lake and Lake Washington

Seattle Parks and Recreation awarded Quigg Brothers, Inc. the construction contract to replace the pilings at seven swimming beaches along Lake Washington and two swimming beaches at Green Lake. The project will replace selected wood pilings used to secure swim area ropes and floats with steel helical pipe piles. The… [ Keep reading ]

Ethiopian dinner at Yesler Community Center

On Nov. 19, Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Lifelong Recreation unit and the program leaders of our East African Senior Meal Program, which is supported in part by the Seattle Park District, co-hosted a Fall Festival at Yesler Community Center. The event was open to the public and more than 80 people attended. Community members enjoyed… [ Keep reading ]

Night Maintenance Team makes South Park Community Center shine!

Thanks to the 2014 voter-approved Seattle Park District, we’ve added a Night Maintenance Team, which works on a variety of repairs, upgrades, and other preventive maintenance to better preserve our facilities. And because this team works at night, facilities such as our pools and community centers don’t have to be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation begins repairs on Burke-Gilman Trail

Repairs to five sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail that runs through the University District will begin on Monday, Nov. 7. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) awarded the construction contract for repairs to Westwater Construction. Work is scheduled to be completed in early 2017. This project will repair sections of the… [ Keep reading ]

Community invited to provide input on design of new Greenwood/Phinney park

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide input on design options for the new park in the Greenwood/Phinney neighborhood. Join Seattle Parks and Recreation’s planner and Cascade Design Collaborative’s designers at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N in room 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation needs input for A.B. Ernst Park Addition

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide feedback on the schematic design for the addition to A.B. Ernst Park. Please join us on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Doric Temple #92, 619 N. 36th St. prior to the Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation opens Lincoln Park north play area

Lincoln Park play area is open. The renovated north play area features ‘tree house’ elements, a cable ride, new play equipment, a plaza and interactive information on migratory birds that can be found in Lincoln Park. The park also features inclusive and accessible play elements for all such as a… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation needs input on play equipment for Prentis Frazier Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to a public meeting on Wed., Oct. 19, 2016 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E. for Prentis Frazier play area renovation project. This meeting is an opportunity for the community to learn about the renovation… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Park District helping to improve play areas across Seattle

Play areas at neighborhood parks provide a place for kids to exercise safely outdoors, explore the natural world, develop their imagination, interact with others and discover their community, all while having some good old fashioned fun! But play areas that are poorly accessible, or filled with worn and outdated play… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation and Mayor Murray’s proposed budget

On Sept. 26, Mayor Murray presented his 2017-2018 Proposed Budget to City Council, and I am pleased to inform you of a few items related to Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) programs and services. The Mayor’s budget makes critical investment in expanding access to our community centers and maintaining our parks as… [ Keep reading ]