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Adaptive sailing program provides fun on Lake Washington

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Specialized Programs unit is pleased to offer Adaptive Sailing in partnership with Sail Sand Point. This course is designed for people ages 13 and up who have disabilities and their family, friends, or caregivers. The sailing program helps provide a way for everyone to enjoy Lake… [ 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 ]

Little Sharks win big at Special Olympics two years in a row

During the last weekend in February, the Seattle Parks Little Sharks basketball team competed in the Special Olympics Washington Winter Games in Wenatchee. The Sharks took home fourth┬áplace ribbons and had a great time representing Seattle Parks and Recreation at the opening ceremonies, during the competition, and at the Victory… [ Keep reading ]