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29 ways to splash and swim this summer with Seattle Parks and Recreation

Updated August 20, 2021 Whether you like to lap swim, dunk, dog-paddle or wade, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has more than two dozen ways to hit the water this summer! Despite funding challenges due to the pandemic, we’ve put together two outdoor pools, two indoor pools, eight lifeguarded beaches,… [ Keep reading ]

Reopening Activities for More Summer Fun Announced by Seattle Parks and Recreation

Outdoor pools, sprayparks, wading pools, beaches, meals for kids and more are scheduled Revised Wednesday, June 24, 2021 Summer is coming and boy, are we all ready for it! After a year of restrictions and uncertainty – not to mention a long winter – everyone is looking forward to reliable… [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington beaches closed May 23-24 for Milfoil treatments

Seattle Parks and Recreation, with permitting from Washington State Dept of Ecology, will be using aquatic herbicides to systemically control aquatic weeds. The goal is to improve water quality by managing the invasive milfoil at Seattle’s freshwater beaches, swim areas, moorages, and high-use recreation sites. The first treatment is scheduled to… [ Keep reading ]

Dive into summer fun!

Schedules for beaches, pools, wading pools and sprayparks Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has tons of ways for you to get your feet wet this summer! Visit one of our two outdoor pools, eight indoor pools, nine lifeguarded beaches, 22 wading pools or nine sprayparks. Whether you’re looking to dive… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation temporarily closes all outdoor aquatic facilities due to weather

Effective immediately Seattle Parks and Recreation is temporarily closing all public outdoor aquatic facilities today, Aug. 12, 2015, due to unstable weather and reports of thunder and lightning. The closure list includes: Outdoor Pools Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool, at 2535 32nd Ave. W, 206-684-4708 Colman Pool, at 8603… [ Keep reading ]

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation for the Emerald City Open Water Swim Aug. 15

When you live in a city surrounded by water, sometimes you need to think bigger than a swimming pool. Join Seattle Parks for the annual Emerald City Open Water Swim at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Andrew’s Bay in Lake Washington (Seward Park, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S)…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation reminds public to recreate safely at beaches and pools

With high temperatures predicted across Western Washington this summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation wants to remind the public about water safety precautions. During the last four years, there were only five days in the month of June when temperatures reached more than 80 degrees. In 2015, June saw at least… [ Keep reading ]

Green Lake algae scum with toxins found; only harmful where scum is found

Toxic algae has been found in accumulated scum along the shores of Green Lake; however the lake is not closed and remains open to many activities. King County Department of Natural Resources has been conducting weekly testing of water collected at the east and west swimming beaches at Green Lake… [ Keep reading ]

Explore the shore with Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalists

A group of crabs is called a cast, and they communicate by waving their pincers or beating their claws. A group of local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches are called Beach Naturalists, and they’ll communicate with you about the wonders of the Pacific Northwest’s marine life if… [ Keep reading ]

Beat the heat at beaches, pools, wading pools and sprayparks

When it’s hot this summer, Seattle residents don’t need to go far to cool off. Seattle Parks and Recreation has a long list of places to get cool in the water, including beaches, wading pools and water spray features and outdoor pools. 2 Outdoor Pools Parks operates two unique… [ Keep reading ]