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Starting April 4, Masks No Longer Required in Seattle Parks and Recreation Facilities

On April 4, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will no longer require masks to be worn in recreation facilities.   You can read more on Public Health – Seattle King County’s website about the changes and recommendations about masking.  While masks will not be required after April 4, we encourage you… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Staffing and Program Impacts

Updated Tuesday, January 25, 2022 As Covid-19 rises again in our region this winter, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) continues to monitor its impact and follow safety directives from local public health authorities. Prior to the arrival of the Omicron variant, the pandemic had a considerable effect on SPR staffing… [ Keep reading ]

Beach Fire Rules and Regulations

Break out the s’mores and enjoy a Pacific Northwest sunset by beach fire at Alki Beach or Golden Gardens Park, starting this Saturday, May 29th at 4 pm. Keep in mind, beach fires are only allowed at designated fire rings at these two sites. The fire rings are available first come, first served…. [ Keep reading ]

City Parks Alliance Summer Series: Leading a Healthy and Just Recovery

Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre will join the City Parks Alliance Virtual Summer Series, June 14 through June 25, 2021, to explore with other panelists the power of parks and recreation in addressing the complex challenges facing today’s cities. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic recession have challenged… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation opening both outdoor pools this summer

Updated 6/24/21Colman and “Pop” Mounger pools, the two outdoor swimming pools in the Seattle Parks and Recreation system, will open this summer from June 19 through September 6 at reduced capacity. For both, operational changes will be in place to ensure public and staff safety as we recover from the pandemic…. [ Keep reading ]

Now hiring for summer jobs at Seattle Parks and Recreation

Are you looking for a fun and meaningful summer job? As we gear up for summer, we’re planning to open some outdoor programs at beaches, sprayparks, wading pools, and day camps. We need lifeguards, camp counselors, recreation attendants and leaders, parks maintenance laborers and more. One of the biggest barriers… [ Keep reading ]

Register Yourself and Your Community for a Vaccine Appointment

Our region and state continue to make incredible progress on vaccinations. As of April 23, an estimated 61.5 percent of Seattle residents have begun the vaccination process, and 34.7 percent are fully vaccinated. This week, the City received 52,000 vaccinations from the county, state, and federal level, which is our… [ Keep reading ]

Drop-in table tennis pilot program at International District Community Center

Revised to reflect updated hours on September 10, 2021 In an effort to test the waters in hopes of offering a few indoor programs this year, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will begin with Drop-in Table Tennis on a trial basis at the International District/Chinatown Community Center starting Tuesday, April… [ Keep reading ]

Safe fun in the sun for park visitors

It feels like summer in the middle of spring! We’re all heading outside to enjoy it, and deservedly so. Because we know that time spent outdoors is so important to physical and mental health, we’re excited to finally be able to offer a tentative summer schedule of outdoor activities. But… [ 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 ]