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Recreation Roundup for Hispanic Heritage Month!

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), we’d like to highlight some fantastic recreation programs which have ties to Latin American cultures. We thank neighbors south of the border for Zumba, Salsa, Bachata, Tango, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and even indoor soccer! TEAM SPORTS FUTSAL “Futsal” started in 1930 when Juan… [ Keep reading ]

Participate in the future of the Madrona Playground

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to provide input and participate in the future of the Madrona Playground Play Area. Please join us on Saturday, September 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at Madrona Playground, 3211 E. Spring Street. This is an opportunity to meet the design team… [ Keep reading ]

Lake City Community Invitation to Participate in the Little Brook Park Redevelopment

Join us Friday, September 22 at the park! Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to participate and provide input for the Little Brook Park Redevelopment project. Please join us for a public meeting on Friday, September 22, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Little Brook Park, 14043 32nd… [ Keep reading ]

Community Invitation to Participate in Carkeek Park Improvement Projects

Join us Saturday, September 23! Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to learn more about and provide input on two upcoming projects for Carkeek Park. Please join us from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at shelter #2 just east of the play area. Carkeek… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle becomes latest city to host MONUMENTS, a Revolutionary Multimedia Art Installation by Artist Craig Walsh 

A visionary outdoor installation that redefines public art and civic spaces, MONUMENTS kicks off fall and winter programming at City Hall Park as part of ongoing downtown activation This fall, downtown Seattle becomes the latest canvas for the groundbreaking multimedia art installation MONUMENTS, created by world-renowned artist Craig Walsh. Mayor… [ Keep reading ]

Exploring Magnuson Park with SPACE 101.1 FM

Within Magnuson Park lies a hidden gem that offers a unique perspective on local nonprofits and their vital contributions to the community. Welcome to SPACE 101.1 FM, the low power FM radio station that brings you “Exploring Magnuson Park” on Thursdays at 2 PM, a show that sheds light on… [ Keep reading ]

Hiawatha Playfield Reopening!

Seattle Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the Hiawatha Playfield is open to the public and the Hiawatha Playfield Turf Replacement project is substantially complete. This project replaced the aging synthetic turf at the field with markings for baseball, soccer, football and softball, and resurfaced the rubberized three-lane running… [ Keep reading ]

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Thursday, September 28 for Recreation Staff In-Service Day

These facilities and services are CLOSED due to Recreation staff training: These facilities are OPEN on regular schedules:

South Park Community Center Temporarily Closes for Redevelopment Renovations

South Park Community Center closed, today, September 1, 2023, for the planned South Park Community Center Stabilization Project, a major building renovation, which will address maintenance, accessibility, and program needs to extend the life of the facility and increase programming potential. The entire community center will re-open in spring 2025…. [ Keep reading ]

Temporary Hours Change at Stan Sayres Boat Ramp and Parking Lot Beginning Friday, September 1 

In partnership with the Seattle Police Department, starting, Friday, September 1, Stan Sayres Parking Lot and Boat Ramp (3808 Lake Washington Blvd S) will begin a temporary early closure period from10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M. to help address recent illegal and violent activity that has taken place at this park…. [ Keep reading ]