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Cal Anderson Park welcomes new ping pong table

Cal Anderson Park has been referred to as the Central Park of Capitol Hill. It’s equipped with athletic fields, play equipment, a giant fountain and wide open lawns for picnics. This summer, a new amenity has been added to the list. On Wednesday, June 3, the Cal Anderson Park Alliance… [ Keep reading ]

Gas Works Park’s Kite Hill reopens in time for summer

The wait is over. Make your plans for picnics, sightseeing, sunbathing and people watching; Gas Works Park’s Kite Hill reopened on Monday, June 15. Kite Hill had been closed since Sept. 2, 2014 as Gas Works Park underwent a soil cover project on the hill. The project added a layer of soil and… [ Keep reading ]

Everything you need to know about Seafair Summer 4th

Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015 Locations: Gas Works Park, 2101 N Northlake Way, or Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave N Where can I find information about the fireworks displays? The best resource for information regarding the Seafair Summer Fourth firework display is Please note that neither the City… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Tilth offers free composting and container gardening classes in downtown parks

This summer, Seattle Tilth will teach apartment and condominium dwellers how to grow salads, herbs and vegetables in containers and how to compost food waste indoors or on balconies or patios in downtown parks. These classes provide new ideas and will help troubleshoot site challenges for new and experienced gardeners…. [ Keep reading ]

Parks’ Late Night program to serve free hot meals to teens

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Late Night Recreation Program will start offering free hot and healthy meals to participants of the Late Night Program beginning in September 2015. The Late Night program serves teens ages 13-19. Meals will be provided at the sites listed below: Garfield Teen Life Center, Friday and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks offers free lunches and activities during summer break

School may be out, but Seattle Parks and Recreation wants to make sure children still have the opportunity to have healthy meals during the week. Take a look at the listings below to find out where your child can receive free lunches this summer. Summer Food and Expanded Recreation Program… [ 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 ]

Start your summer camp adventure at Seattle Parks’ Camp Long

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites youth ages 11-13 to summer Adventure Camps at Camp Long Environmental Learning Center. These camps expose kids to fun outdoor activities, environmental topics, leadership skills and team development. Participants will take day trips to try out different outdoor activities like kayaking, rock climbing and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation hosts free football camp with New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Gibson

Seattle Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with USA Football,  invites children ages 8-15 to participate in a free football camp with New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Gibson June 25-26 at Rainier Playfield. The Brandon Gibson Football Frenzy camp will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. both days…. [ Keep reading ]

Kite Hill re-opening at Gas Works Park – Monday, June 15, 2015; Reception at 5:30 p.m.

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and Seattle Parks and Recreation are celebrating the reopening of Kite Hill at Gas Works Park. On Monday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. there will be a short ceremony honoring the architecture of Gas Works Park and the artwork Sundial.   Designed by renowned… [ Keep reading ]