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New Seattle Park District 2015-2020 report details Park District accomplishments

An overnight facility maintenance crew. Innovative community-informed recreation programs. Extraordinary emergency responses during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are just a few of the accomplishments funded over the first six years of the Seattle Park District. Seattle voters approved the Park District in August 2014, agreeing to collect and spend property… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation to further delay Park District planning given ongoing COVID-19 crisis response

Delay will allow for additional community outreach and understanding of changing community needs due to the pandemic and recovery efforts In March of 2020, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) decided to delay the Park District planning process by at least one year. Considering the ongoing uncertainty associated with the trajectory… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Park District 2019 Annual Report: Your Tax Dollars at Work

The activities and improvements funded by the Seattle Park District in 2019 were plentiful and multi-faceted, including improving community center services; restoring our urban forest; working with partners to activate and enliven downtown parks; improving off-leash areas; and working with partners to provide culturally relevant programming to people of color, LGBTQIA,… [ Keep reading ]

Proposed 2021 Budget

Today, Mayor Jenny Durkan is releasing her 2021 Proposed Budget. This budget comes during a series of challenges for the City. A global pandemic, an economic recession, a civil rights reckoning, climate related wildfires, and failing infrastructure in our City have all combined to make this budget unlike any other… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation canceling Seattle Park District Meetings

Phone and online meeting options will be offered at a future date As many of you have heard, Public Health – Seattle & King County has recently released guidance that the public should refrain from non-essential large gatherings. As a result of this guidance, we are evaluating our planned events… [ Keep reading ]

Join us in discussing the Seattle Park District

Seattle Parks and Recreation is busy developing a financial plan to further our vision of supporting Healthy People, a Healthy Environment, and Strong Communities, which includes building up community, sustaining parks, and bringing affordable and supportive recreation opportunities across our city. In 2014, Seattle voters approved the Seattle Park District…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites input on concept designs for new park at 48th Ave. SW and SW Charlestown St. in West Seattle

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to learn about and to help design the new park at 48th Ave. SW and SW Charlestown St. Please join SPR and Cascade Design Collaborative staff on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Dakota Place Park, 4304 SW… [ Keep reading ]

Community invited to participate in South Park Community Center Site Redevelopment Project

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to provide input on spray park features, playground equipment, cultural themes and field usability for the new site wide design at the South Park Community Center.  Please join us on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. at  the South… [ Keep reading ]

Alki Beach Park Comfort Station

Join us to learn about planned improvements Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to visit us on Sat. March 30, 2019 at the Alki Park Beach comfort station, 2501 Alki Ave. SW at the intersection of 57th Ave. SW and Alki Ave. SW from 10 a.m. to noon…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites input on design of new park at 48th Ave. SW and SW Charlestown St. in West Seattle

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has rescheduled the meeting for the 48th Ave SW and SW Charlestown St. Landbank site, which was originally canceled due to snow, to Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Center of West Seattle. This Open House is an… [ Keep reading ]