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Pilot re-opening for Rainier Beach Pool on April 19

Update 6/14/21:please see this post instead since pool offerings and procedures have changed. We’re excited to announce another pool re-opening to the public! Rainier Beach Pool will open for lap swimming and independent water fitness starting Monday, April 19. Hours are Mon//Tues/Thurs/Fri from 11:30am-6:30pm, Wednesdays from 2:30pm-6:30pm, and Sat/Sun from… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer Program re-launches for 2021 with participation in Clean City Initiative

From recreation coaches to park inspectors to trail and forest stewards, volunteers are essential to the work we do at Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR). The pandemic greatly curtailed our volunteer programs, however, and it’s only now that conditions have improved enough for us to feel safe in re-starting some… [ Keep reading ]

Denny Awards for 2020 honor all Seattle Parks and Recreation volunteers

The Denny Awards, which honor extraordinary volunteer service to Seattle’s parks and recreation system, are normally celebrated once a year in person at a special ceremony. Because 2020 was anything but normal, and because the pandemic continues to require social distancing, Seattle Parks and Recreation is taking a different approach… [ Keep reading ]

Amy Yee Tennis Center Reopens January 21

In response to the State of Washington’s recent modifications to public health gudelines for indoor tennis, Seattle Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the re-opening of the Amy Yee Tennis Center at 2000 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Announces Additional Child Care Assistance for Families Through March

In response to the ongoing needs of our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) before- and after-school childcare program for students age 5-12 continues to provide a safe and supportive option for remote learning. Now the City of Seattle has extended childcare copay relief for… [ Keep reading ]

December and January Holiday Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Most Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The few that have opened at partial capacity will be closed Friday, December 25, 2020 and Friday, January 1, 2021. Below is a list of parks, amenities and facilities and their status over the holidays: These have been closed… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation childcare and teen learning hubs continue under Governor’s new restrictions

Childcare programs are exempt under the Governor’s new restrictions Today Governor Inslee announced new restrictions to address the high rates of COVID-19 transmission in our regions and our state. These restrictions primarily focus on indoor social gatherings, indoor dining, indoor fitness, and other indoor activities. Childcare and schooling are exempt… [ Keep reading ]

Amy Yee Tennis Center closes starting Monday morning November 16

Under the Governor’s new restrictions indoor recreation must close as we work to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community Governor Jay Inslee issued new statewide restrictions on social gatherings, businesses, and other indoor activities in response to the surge of COVID-19 across Washington state. Effective Monday morning, November 16,… [ Keep reading ]

Park play area usage guidelines for COVID-19 safety: language resource

The following safety and health guidelines for using Seattle Parks and Recreation’s playgrounds during the COVID-19 pandemic are provided below in English, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog and Somali languages. Click on the graphic to open a larger copy.

Seattle Parks opens seven learning hubs for Seattle students

Updated March 5, 2021 Friday, March 12, 2021, will be the last day of operations for the Miller Teen Hub, due to evolving program priorities, challenges in meeting growing staffing needs, and the adjacency of an existing Teen Hub program at Garfield Teen Life Center. The other hubs will remain open… [ Keep reading ]