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Victor Steinbrueck Park Construction Update

On Sunday, April 23 the totem poles at Victor Steinbrueck Park will be temporarily removed as construction continues for the park renovation. The poles will be removed by a large crane positioned to the west of the park and moved to Fort Lawton for the duration of construction. The primary… [ Keep reading ]

Pathways Park Renovation Begins!

Park closure April 17 through early 2024 for construction Seattle Parks and Recreation(SPR) and contractor, Bayshore Construction, will be mobilizing at Pathways Park, 5201 Sand Point Way NE, on Monday, April 17 to begin construction for the community driven park renovation project. SPR and Bayshore Construction will work to minimize… [ Keep reading ]

Swim Seattle Pilot Kick-off April 22 with Mayor Harrell

Mayor Harrell, Seattle Parks and Recreation, and a host of community partners are excited to announce our first step to offering comprehensive, free swim lessons for Seattle children. Swim Seattle is an initiative promoting basic swimming and water safety skills. Youth of color are far more likely to die from… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community to provide input on Licton Springs Comfort Station/Restroom location

Seattle Parks and Recreation(SPR) invites the community to review design layout options for the rebuild of the Licton Springs Park comfort station/restroom. Please join us online Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. Join the Zoom meeting at This online meeting is an opportunity for the community to review… Filed Under: Parkways

Spring Environmental Education Programs

Seattle Parks and Recreation offers nature and environmental education classes and programs to help community discover the native plants, birds, urban forests, low tide beaches and more across the city. These spring offerings are ready for sign-up now! Use the “register” links below. If you’re interested in meeting new people, learning… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Day Camps 2023

The 2023 summer camp brochure is now available! Browse a wide range of exciting activities for participants, from preschool and school age care camps, to nature camps, to camps for youth with disabilities. Outlined within are descriptions, dates, and locations of across Seattle. Registration instructions and methods are on page… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Celebrate the Beach Coming to Rainier Beach – Be’er Sheva Park Renovation begins this spring!

Come celebrate with the Rainier Beach Link2Lake Committee (Link2Lake), Seattle Parks and Recreation, and the Rainier Beach community as we kick off construction at Be’er Sheva Park! Please join the fun on Saturday, April 1 between noon and 3 p.m. at Be’er Sheva Park, 8650 55th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118…. [ Keep reading ]

Provide input for View Ridge Playfield Play Area

Meeting moved to April 19 Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to provide input on play area design and play equipment for the View Ridge Playfield play area on Wednesday, April 19. Please join us at 5:30 p.m. at View Ridge Elementary, cafeteria, 7047 50th Ave N.E. to… Filed Under: Parkways

Help bring events and activities to Ballard Commons Park!

Do you have a community-centered event, performance, or offering for Ballard Commons Park? Are you part of an organization that wants to activate the park with events or activities? Reach out to Tom Diamond,, if you have any ideas you would like to share with Seattle Parks and Recreation…. [ Keep reading ]

2022 Impact Report

Our 2022 Impact Report below highlights some of the ways we supported healthy people, a thriving environment, and vibrant communities last year. Thank you to our staff, volunteers, partners, and community for these incredible accomplishments!