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Athletic field lights on to discourage illegal fireworks, July 3 and 4, 2020

Seattle Parks and Recreation will turn on field lighting on ballfields throughout the city on the evening of Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 to protect the surfaces. The ballfield lights will be turned on at approximately 8:30 p.m. and most will be turned off at either 10 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

Healthy Parks, Healthy Environment, Happy Earth Day

This 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we at Seattle Parks and Recreation wish to celebrate with you, and commit to the challenge ahead of us in the next 50 years. Our community is fortunate to have such a robust history of investing in parks and open spaces, starting with the Olmsted Plan in 1903, when Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Lunar New Year celebrations

Seattle Parks and Recreation and partners are hosting a variety of Lunar New Year events and activities across Seattle. See below for details. Jan. 25 at Garfield Community Center: Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Vietnamese Food and Fitness program is hosting a Lunar New Year celebration from 11:00 a.m. – 3… [ Keep reading ]

The 2017 Christmas ships are afloat!

Everyone loves the Seattle tradition of the Christmas ships – concerts at the water’s edge, sung by choirs from the deck of a big floating party alight with Christmas decorations. Sponsored by Argosy Cruises, the ships cruise daily, visiting many Puget Sound locations to spread holiday cheer. We are delighted… [ Keep reading ]

Lunar New Year celebrations

It’s the year of the monkey, and we’re ready to celebrate Lunar New Year! Legend has it that in ancient times, there was a monster named Nian who lived deep under the sea. On New Year’s Eve the beast would emerge to feed on people and livestock. Villagers lived in… [ Keep reading ]

Youth to lead 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. march on Jan. 16

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the public to join a youth-organized march to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 16. Participants will gather at 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, 2200 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, 98144. Teens will lead the march to Rainier… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate the season with Seattle Parks and Recreation

The holiday season seems to sneak up on us and then it’s over before we know it. There are so many activities and things to be done; it can be hard to keep track of them all. We’ve created a one-stop guide to all of our festive happenings. Find gingerbread… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Thanksgiving holiday closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for one or more days in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Community centers and teen life centers are closed Nov. 26-27 Environmental learning centers are closed Nov. 26-27 Indoor swimming pools are closed Nov. 26-27 Green Lake Small Craft Center is… [ Keep reading ]

Give thanks with Seattle Parks and Recreation

November is upon us, and in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re reflecting on all of the things we’re thankful for this year. We work in a diverse city with lush forests, sandy beaches, endless hiking trails, swimming holes, recreational opportunities and vibrant communities. We were able to fund new programs… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation Veterans Day closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. These facilities and services are CLOSED: Community centers Teen life centers Environmental learning centers Indoor swimming pools Green Lake Small Craft Center Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center