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Calling All Vendors & Performers!

Are you ready to be a part of something BIG? Big Day of Play is back, and we want YOU to join us as a vendor or performer for this year’s event! Save the Date: August 17th, 12-5PM, Rainier Playfields. Don’t miss out!! Big Day of Play is an annual… [ Keep reading ]

Be’er Sheva Park and Atlantic City Boat Ramp Updates

Rainier Beach Community Conversation Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the Rainier Beach community to an evening for community updates with the Rainier Beach neighborhood on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Be’er Sheva Park, 8650 55th Ave. S. This Community Conversation will highlight/update ongoing projects and… [ Keep reading ]

Ribbon Cutting for New Play Structure at Urban Triangle Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation(SPR) invites the South Lake Union community to join us on Saturday, May 11 from noon to 2 p.m. at Urban Triangle Park for a new play structure ribbon cutting celebration! The new play structure at Urban Triangle Park, 2100 Westlake Ave. offers opportunities for climbing and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation to Host State Water Safety Day at Rainier Beach Community Center & Pool on May 18, 2024 

In support of the Swim Seattle Initiative, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites community, neighbors, partners, and families to join us for a day of FREE fun and activities centered around water safety and in support of the State of Washington’s Annual Water Safety Day. The event will be held… [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson OLA Main Entrance Gate Closure Notice

Starting as early as May 13th, the main gate at the Magnuson Off Leash Area (OLA) will be closed for accessibility improvements. Seattle Conservation Corps members will be on site for approximately two months to make accessibility improvements to the entrance gate as well as the surrounding area. During this… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Summer Schedule for Bicycle Weekends on Lake Washington Boulevard 

*Correction: Blog post updated 5/1. Weekend dates in an earlier version of this blog post were meant to match the previous year’s dates and are now correctly updated below. This time change correctly reflects the call for Bicycle Weekends to be more predictable, consistent, and to reduce the impacts on… [ Keep reading ]

Memorial Day Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation 

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: These facilities are OPEN on regular schedules:

Accelerating Nature in Our City 

Nature is abundant in its offerings. We know that healthy and thriving ecosystems provide benefits for wildlife, for human health, and multiple ecosystem services such as clean air and water. Every visitor to our public parks in Seattle can experience what nature provides every day, rain or shine. And just… [ Keep reading ]

SAVE THE DATE: School Age Care Program Registration 2024-2025

Registration Opening: Program Details: *Break Camp registrations not included.Learn more here. Prices: Daily Rate: $45 (monthly rate calculated based on how many registered days of care per month) Scholarships are available! If you need support paying for childcare, there are multiple assistance programs available: About our licensed childcare programs:… [ Keep reading ]

Paint (and sip punch) Party, May 10 at Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center

Help celebrate “National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day” and join our Paint Party with Paws with Cause on May 10 at Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center! Paws with Cause is a non-profit that partners with animal groups and creates sketches of unnoticed adoptable animals which we, the general public, can help paint… [ Keep reading ]