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Seattle Parks and Recreation Request for Proposal Announcement for Management and Operation of Cascade People’s Center in Cascade Park 

Seattle – Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) seeks proposals for the management and operation of public recreation, arts and cultural or environmental programming at the Cascade People’s Center in Cascade Park. (309 Pontius Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109). Applicant proposals will show they will offer community activities, programs, and… [ Keep reading ]

Notice of Partial Parking Lot & Comfort Station Closure for Construction Improvements at Gas Works Park

In early November, the east entrance of Gas Work Park, the comfort station and a portion of the parking lot will be closed as WS Contractor, LLC begins the Comfort Station and East Entry/ADA Improvement Project. WS Contractor and Seattle Parks and Recreation( SPR) will work to minimize the construction… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks public input on recreational programs and services

Community encouraged to join listening sessions and participate in online survey  Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide feedback on recreational programs and services, including input on community center hours and communications.  There are two ways for the community to engage: Join us at an upcoming in-person listening… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Boulevard Restoration Project Begins

During the week of November 14, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will continue its work to implement the Magnolia Boulevard Vegetation Management. The project plants historically significant Madrona trees and provides landscape improvements around existing tree trunks. Plant beds will be installed around some of the trees often damaged from… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation begins routine winter preparation of park facilities

Many park bathrooms and water fountains closed for the winter Routine winter preparation has begun with most Seattle Parks and Recreation comfort stations (bathrooms) and drinking fountains closing for the winter season to prevent pipes from freezing. We expect to complete winterizing and closing impacted facilities by early December. We… [ Keep reading ]

Christmas Ships and Bonfires at the Parks – 2022 Schedule

The Argosy Christmas Ships are an annual Seattle tradition. As part of the festivities, a parade of brightly-lighted boats will cruise from Puget Sound to Lake Union and out to Lake Washington. Stopping at pre-planned locations, the lead ship hosts an onboard chorus singing Christmas carols for neighbors and community to watch… Filed Under: Parkways

Seattle Parks and Recreation Veterans Day Closures 2022

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: All recreation programs Community centers and teen centers Environmental learning centers Indoor swimming pools Green Lake Small Craft Center Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center These facilities are OPEN on… [ Keep reading ]

Safely Walk, Run, and Roll Around Green Lake 

Starting November 1st, people will be able to use bikes, rollerblades, scooters, and skateboards once again on the Green Lake Path (also known as the Inner Loop). From 2020 to 2022, Seattle Parks and Recreation restricted wheeled users from the path to ensure spacing for health and safety considerations during… [ Keep reading ]

Fall Harvest Fun! Free & low-cost activities across Seattle

Fall is here! And with it, comes fall festivities hosted by Seattle Parks and Recreation. Whether it’s pumpkin carving, a glow party, or a pumpkin swim, we have something for everyone! Wednesday, October 26, South Park Toddler Halloween FestAges 0-5. Come join us as we get into the Halloween spirit!… [ Keep reading ]

The 2023 Arts in Parks application is open through November 15, 2022

The 2023 Arts in Parks application is open now through Tuesday, November 15, 2022. The application is submitted ONLINE through the City of Seattle’s grant portal on FLUXX. More information, including guidelines, eligibility, and requirements, is avialable here: Arts in Parks Program – Arts | About Arts in Parks The… [ Keep reading ]