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Sound Steps participants end spring with 17,000 miles walked

Ninety-degree heat can’t stop dedicated fitness fanatics. Last month Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Sounds Steps spring training program concluded with two events, the Lake Union Loop and the Walk of champions. Dozens of participants completed the half marathon events under the sun. Sound Steps is one of Seattle Parks and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks expands programs for special populations with 2015 Park District funding

Though 2015 is considered a ramp-up year for the Park District, (2016 being the first year that the District collects property taxes) Seattle Parks and Recreation has already implemented two new exciting community programs. Using ramp-year funding, Seattle Parks was able to hire a half-time Recreation Specialist to officially launch… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks launches dementia-friendly recreation in 2015

Greenwood Senior Center staff member Cayce Cheairs stood before dozens of Seattle seniors at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s dementia-friendly programming “Momentia!” kickoff on Tuesday, Jan. 27, and asked them what they wished for in the coming year. More longs walks, replied one man. More dancing, said a woman. More… [ Keep reading ]

Parks to host Momentia! event to support dementia-friendly community

On Tuesday, Jan. 27, Seattle Parks and Recreation invites persons living with dementia, family, friends and all who support a dementia-friendly community to the 2015 Momentia! New Year Celebration at China Harbor restaurant. The Momentia! New Year Celebration will offer refreshments, drinks, musical entertainment, dancing and karaoke. To register, call… [ Keep reading ]