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Seattle Parks and Recreation amenities: What’s open and what’s closed?

Revised Monday, October 18, 2021 Seattle Parks and Recreation is currently following Phase 3 guidelines on capacity limits for outdoor activities. Determining which programs and activities are feasible throughout 2021 is an ongoing task. Follow our recent posts on this blog for specific updates on plans, as well as our… [ Keep reading ]

Pushing back against virus-related prejudice in Seattle

Prejudice and hatred have no place in Seattle偏见和仇恨在西雅图没有立足之地偏見和仇恨在西雅圖沒有立足之地Seattle no es un lugar para prejuicios y odioシアトルでは偏見とヘイトは絶対に許されません시애틀은편견과증오를용납하지않습니다Seattle Không Phải Là Nơi Dung Thứ Cho Sự Kỳ Thị và Thù Ghét Seattle is experiencing one of the most consequential events in our City’s history: the COVID-19 pandemic. Our community has been resilient… [ Keep reading ]

May 12 Program Registration Delayed

Fall School Age Care, Summer Activity Camps, Summer programs, Lifelong Recreation programs, Aquatic programs, Athletic camps/programs and Specialized Population programs registration will be delayed. Registration WILL NOT happen on May 12, 2020 as previously announced. Seattle Parks and Recreation is in close contact with Seattle/King County Public Health to determine… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation opens enrollment for summer childcare programs

While significantly reduced from years prior, Seattle Parks and Recreation will offer over 400 full day, full summer weekly school-age care slots Starting May 12, Seattle Parks and Recreation will begin enrollment for summer school-age childcare. Enrollment will be begin with priority given to children currently enrolled in emergency childcare, and scholarship qualifying families. Programs will be located at community centers and other sites throughout the city and will be open to children ages… [ Keep reading ]

Peak Times to Avoid the Crowds at Seattle’s Big Parks

Compared to other parts of the state, King County’s higher rate of COVID-19 means that we have needed to sustain social distancing and caution until the data says otherwise. So far our community has done a terrific and encouraging job of flattening the coronavirus curve. But the coast is not… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation discourages crowding at parks this warm, Mother’s Day weekend

Seattle Parks and Recreation continues efforts to reduce crowding in parks, in order to keep our parks and green spaces open and available through the duration of the City and State’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. Starting Friday, May 8, major parks will close at 8pm (instead of 11:30pm) to further deter the BBQs, bonfires, parties, and gatherings… [ Keep reading ]

Off Leash Area Guidelines and Social Distancing Reminders

Seattle Parks and Recreation remains committed to providing opportunities for exercise and mental and physical health for our community members, while working to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus. SPR will continue to keep off-leash areas (OLAs) open unless we begin to see overcrowding and park attendees not… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle to reopen city’s golf courses starting Tuesday, May 5

All boats launches remain closed for the time being Today the City of Seattle has announced the reopening of all four of the city’s municipal golf courses: Jefferson Park Golf Course, West Seattle Golf Course, Jackson Golf Course, and Interbay Golf Course. Premier Golf is contracted by the City to operate all four courses… [ Keep reading ]

May 1: Essential Worker Appreciation Day

Today Seattle celebrates the 21st annual May Day Celebration of Immigrant and Worker’s Rights. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” orders, celebrations may look different, but the passion and support are still as strong as ever. The lead organizers from El Comite,… [ Keep reading ]

Ways to explore your City from home

In such peculiar times, we’re all looking for things to keep us engaged. The good news is that now more than ever, there are many free virtual activities online. Whether you’re looking for activities to keep the kids busy, or just want to learn something new, there are options for… [ Keep reading ]