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Join Seattle Parks and Recreation and Alki Community Council for the Alki Community Summer Celebration!

Please join Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Alki Community Council for an evening filled with fun, food, and festivities at the Alki Community Summer Celebration! This exciting event will take place on June 20, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 p.m. at Alki Playground, 5817 SW Lander St., Seattle,… [ Keep reading ]

Seward Park Given the Green Flag Award

Seattle Parks and Recreation the First Municipal Park in U.S. to Receive Award In a first for a municipal park in the United States, Seattle’s Seward Park was given the Green Flag Award on June 14th, 2024. This international park excellence award recognizes high standards in a broad spectrum of… [ Keep reading ]

Shape Your Lake City Community Center!

Visit us at the Lake City Farmers Market in June Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will gather community input on the future Lake City Community Center on June 13, 20, and 27 at the Lake City Farmers Market. Please stop by the SPR booth and tell us what services and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Announces 2024 Downtown (City Center) Parks Summer Events Schedule 

Summer starts downtown! Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and its partners are #ParkProud to host a variety of FREE events and activities all summer long in the heart of Seattle, as well as at several neighborhood parks! Offerings include outdoor movies at Cal Anderson Park, music and dancing at Hing… [ Keep reading ]

Mountain Fest 2024 at Camp Long! 

Bring out your inner camp kid at this year’s Camp Long Mountain Fest! Free fun for the whole family.   Join us on Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 11am to 5pm at Camp Long for our annual Mountain Fest celebration. Celebrate Camp Long and Seattle’s outdoor history and culture. You can… [ Keep reading ]

Renovated Bitter Lake Play Area Opens

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is happy to announce the renovated Bitter Lake play area is open! The new play area provides many opportunities for children of all abilities, ages 2-5 and 5-12 to explore. Sliding, spinning, zip-lining and climbing on new colorful play equipment are a few of the… [ Keep reading ]

Update on Denny Blaine Park

We appreciate all members of the community for providing feedback and heartfelt thoughts about Denny Blaine Park—our parks system is made better by the engagement and advocacy of residents and users. Public comment regarding our proposed supplemental use guidelines for Denny Blaine closed on June 6, 2024. Through the community… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Begins Construction for Magnolia Community Center Stabilization Project

Seattle Parks and Recreation has issued the Notice to Proceed to Kassel & Associates, Inc. for the Magnolia Community Center Stabilization Project. Kassel & Associates, Inc will mobilize on-site June 10, 2024. The Magnolia Community Center Stabilization Project was identified in the 2016 Community Center Strategic plan for a… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation hosts listening sessions to inform the Request for Proposals for a Golf Management Firm

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is launching a comprehensive Request for Proposals (RFP) process and seeking input on our golf program to inform selecting and onboarding a Golf Course Management Firm. We will be facilitating listening sessions at each of the golf courses and incorporating community input into our upcoming… [ Keep reading ]

Juneteenth Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth. These facilities and services are CLOSED: These facilities are OPEN on regular schedules: