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Seattle Parks and Recreation Fourth of July closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for Independence Day or on special holiday schedules. Some facilities may be open, but have limited operations. Please call in advance. These facilities and services will have CLOSURES: Community centers Environmental learning centers Indoor swimming pools Green Lake Small Craft Center… [ Keep reading ]

Free meals and programming for Seattle’s youth this summer!

Seattle Parks and Recreation is proud to host free programming and meals for Seattle’s youth this summer. From educational activities to games and sports, our programming helps ensure that youth remain connected, active and engaged over the summer months. And our food program helps make sure that children still have… [ Keep reading ]

Night crew helps keep facilities open for public use during the day

Thanks to funding from the 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 ]

Weekend heat wave

With temperatures expected in the high 80s on Saturday and in the 90s on Sunday, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) reminds park users to stay cool and hydrated, and to avoid swimming in waters that are still cold. Seniors and people with health concerns may experience impacts from the heat…. [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate the Seattle Fire Festival on June 4

Join us in celebrating the annual Seattle Fire Festival on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bell Street Park (located between 4th and 5th on Bell St. in downtown Seattle). This free, annual festival commemorates the re-birth of Seattle’s business district following the Great Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]

24th Annual Beacon Hill Festival coming up June 4!

Neighborhood institution features tons of family fun On Saturday, June 4, Jefferson Community Center presents the 24th Annual Beacon Hill Festival, with fun for everyone in the family in this lively, diverse neighborhood. The festival will take place at Jefferson Park (3801 Beacon Ave. S) from 11 a.m. to 4… [ Keep reading ]

“Climb, Hike, and Restore at Camp Long” wins grant from The Walt Disney Company and the National Recreation and Park Association

During Earth Month, the public voted for their favorite parks and park projects to receive $20,000 for improvements “Climb, Hike, and Restore at Camp Long” has been selected as a winner of the national Parks Build Community campaign and will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Pool to close for one week for repairs

Ballard Pool will be closed from May 16 through May 20 so that Seattle Parks and Recreation can replace a failed heat exchanger. The pool will re-open on Saturday, May 21. Ballard Pool is located at 1471 NW 67th St .in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Mounger Pool in Magnolia opens for the… [ Keep reading ]

Spring Eggstravaganzas: Seattle Parks and Recreation offers free egg hunts throughout the city

Seattle Parks and Recreation will host free egg hunts at various locations throughout Seattle in March. See below for location details. NORTHEAST Mighty Mites “Egg” stravaganza What: Egg hunt, play equipment, bounce house and other fun activities. Ages: Five and under Location: Miller Community Center Time: 10 a.m. to noon,… [ 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.