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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.

City seeks proposals for redevelopment of Bldg 2 in Magnuson Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking proposals for the redevelopment and renovation of Building 2, the largest former airplane hangar in Warren G. Magnuson Park. Proposals should include the management and operation of recreation, arts and cultural or environmental programming that will be open to the public. This is… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation winter programs

A new year is for new beginnings. Registration for our winter programs and classes is underway, and we have more than 50 new offerings this season. Find a class that’s right for you and start 2016 off right. Draw and Paint Art Studio: The Draw and Paint Studio class located… [ Keep reading ]

Registration for winter programs opens Dec. 1

Ping pong, pottery, piano lessons or Pilates? What’s on your winter agenda? Registration for most winter 2016 classes opens Tuesday, Dec. 1 at noon. Sign up yourself or your family members for swim lessons and community center classes.  Registration will continue until classes fill. Register online, over the phone or in-person at… [ Keep reading ]

Community centers ready to serve 3,000 kids if strike continues into second week

SEATTLE (September 11, 2015) – Today Mayor Ed Murray announced that Seattle Parks and Recreation will offer drop-in activities for up to 3,000 kids at the City’s community centers in the event that the teachers’ strike continues during the week of Sept. 14. “This week, we have reached capacity at… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle announces plans to expand before- and after-school programs into all-day camps at select community centers in the event of a teachers’ strike

On Friday, Sept. 4, Mayor Ed Murray announced that Seattle Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Associated Recreation Council (ARC), will expand currently scheduled before- and after-school care into all-day camps on September 9, 10 and 11 in the event of a strike by Seattle Public Schools teachers. “While we… [ Keep reading ]

KIDS ‘N’ KEYBOARDS group piano program teaches songs, rhythm and technique

Pianist Paul Sklar has made a career of playing for professional dancers and theater audiences. And on Friday afternoons, Paul can be found at Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center playing with a much smaller crowd. Paul teaches Kids ‘n’ Keyboards at Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center for children ages 5-11 every quarter. The classes teach note reading, ensemble… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation planning for the future of community centers

Seattle Parks and Recreation is developing a Community Center Strategic Plan. The department is creating a vision for the future of community centers and considering options for future staffing and programs. Seattle Parks is seeking public input to inform the plan. There will be a community meeting on June 20… [ Keep reading ]