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Running in a Time of Social Distancing

Running is a great activity and exercise at any time but especially when we need “social distance” from each other to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Here are some strategies and ideas for running safely in the current pandemic. · Running solo is best, not in groups. ·… [ Keep reading ]

SPR Staff Rallies for Critical Mask-Making Project

One morning in early April, as the spread of the coronavirus and the shortage of supplies for health care workers continued to be a serious concern, Seattle Parks and Recreation employee Drew Whitman heard that a group his daughter belongs to was looking for swim goggle donations, of all things,… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Keep It Moving in Parks

Parks are open this weekend. And we have some new guidelines to help us stay safe when using these public spaces, from now until whenever the Stay at Home order ends. First, we are all being asked to continue to stay home, except to go outside nearby for stress relief… [ Keep reading ]

With Continued Gatherings in Parks, Mayor Announces Weekend Closure of 15 Largest Parks and Beaches and Urges People to Stay Home

Alki, Arboretum, Cal Anderson, Carkeek, Discovery, Gas Works, Green Lake, Golden Gardens, Kubota Garden, Lincoln, Magnuson, Seward, Volunteer, West Seattle Stadium, Woodland SPD and SPR Crews and Ambassadors Will Be Onsite to Remind Individuals to Comply CDC and DOH Recommends Individuals to Wear Cloth Face Masks When in Public SEATTLE… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Spring Programs Cancelled

Due to the City of Seattle’s ongoing stay-at-home order, Seattle Parks and Recreation programs and activities that were scheduled to occur between May 4 through June 20 have been cancelled.  All rentals and permitted events remain cancelled, and all community centers, pools, environmental learning centers, and all other recreation facilities remain closed… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation closes additional park parking lots to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and encourage social distancing

Updated October 19, 2020 Parking lots at all boat launches are now open except for Atlantic St. Here’s a list of parking lots and their status. While we appreciate that closures are inconvenient, this is one of several tools used nationwide to lessen crowds as we try to keep the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks & Recreation COVID-19 impacts: All recreation facilities continue closures until at least May 4

In alignment with Governor Inslee’s statewide ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order, Mayor Jenny Durkan has announced that the City of Seattle’s policies on facility closures and permit suspensions will be extended until at least May 4, 2020. All programming, rentals, and permitted events will remain canceled, and all community centers,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Reminds Residents to Use Social Distancing, Will Close Parking Lots at Eight Most Popular Parks, Seattle Beaches, Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area and Ledge Trail to Reduce Growing Crowds and Potential COVID-19 Transmission

Green Lake, Lincoln, Golden Gardens, Seward Park, Magnuson Park, Gas Works, Alki Beach, and Discovery will be immediately closed to parking All Seattle beaches will now also be closed to gatherings. Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area and Rattlesnake Ledge Trail and will also be closed SEATTLE (March 24, 2020) – In… [ Keep reading ]

Playgrounds, sports courts, and picnic shelters are closed

To help prevent the further spread of COVID-19, Seattle Parks and Recreation is following guidance from Public Health — Seattle & King County and closing all playgrounds, sports courts, and picnic shelters. Our parks, trails and open spaces continue to remain open at this time. We ask that visitors please… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks & Recreation parks, trails and open spaces currently remain open

Community asked to follow public health guidelines and to not congregate Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) encourages everyone to follow public health guidelines and to practice social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. While our community centers and pools are currently closed, SPR parks, open spaces, and trails… [ Keep reading ]