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Seattle Parks and Recreation Awards Golden Gardens Bathhouse Long-Term Food Concession to The Kite Café

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has awarded the Golden Gardens Bathhouse Long-Term Food Concession to the The Kite Café. SPR selected the vendor following a Request for Proposal process that closed on October 31 last year, selecting the concessionaire who best demonstrated the ability to provide innovative, affordable, healthy, safe,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for the 2024 picnic season! 

Apply now to reserve a picnic shelter or table in 2024. Looking for the ideal spot to host your upcoming gathering? Look no further than our stunning parks. With over 350 picnic tables and dozens of shelters available for reservation, Seattle Parks and Recreation has got you covered. Plan ahead… [ Keep reading ]

Swim Seattle 2024 Free Swim Lessons!

As part of the Swim Seattle Initiative, Seattle Parks and Recreation and the YMCA of Greater Seattle will be offering FREE swim lessons to support our initiative towards eradicating disproportionate drownings amongst young people. Lessons with Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation will be offering FREE beginner swim… [ Keep reading ]

Lifelong Recreation Spring Brochure

The Lifelong Recreation Spring Brochure is here! Lifelong Recreation programs focus on physical activity, social engagement, education, arts, creativity, and healthy lifestyles. Recreational programs are designed to serve adults of all abilities – those who are physically active, those who are just becoming active, and programs for those who have… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation closures for Presidents Day holiday, 2024

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, 2024 in observance of Presidents Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: These facilities are OPEN regular hours:

Be’er Sheva Park Opens

Seattle Parks and Recreation and our partners Rainier Link2Lake and Seattle Parks Foundation are happy to announce Be’er Sheva Park is open. “We are delighted to have this park renovated and open to the public after working hand in hand with the community making their vision a reality,” said AP… [ Keep reading ]

Off Leash Area Expansion Study Recommendations to be Shared with the Public at BPRC Meeting February 8th

Since the summer of 2023, SPR staff have led a study to identify suitable park sites for additional OLAs in Seattle. We’d like to thank the overwhelming number of Seattle residents who participated in our online survey and engaged with us in person at community events. Your input and interest… [ Keep reading ]

Make 2024 a Year of Parks! 

January is a time of resolutions for many people, as we look to find ways to be happier, healthier, and more engaged in our community. While everyone’s goals are different, exploring public parks is a great way to fulfill many of our resolutions. Consider these benefits: Physical Health: Being in… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate New Entrance for Camp Long on SW Brandon Street

Join us! Feb. 10 Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association (DNDA) invite the community to participate in a ribbon cutting celebration for the new entrance at Camp Long that honors long-time director, Sheila Brown. Please join us at SW Brandon Street and 29th Ave SW on… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Invites Community to Review Design for Garfield Super Block Project

Join Us on February 1! Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to an Open House for the Garfield Super Block renovation project. Please join us on Thursday, February 1, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Garfield Community Center Multi-Purpose Room, 2323 E Cherry St. The project has… [ Keep reading ]