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Volunteer with Seattle Parks and Recreation

In 2015, 38,386 people volunteered for Seattle Parks and Recreation, providing more than 270,000 hours of service! Volunteers are one of our most important resources in helping us reach our goals of supporting healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. Our volunteers coach youth sports, help us plant native… [ Keep reading ]

Basketball coaches needed for winter youth recreational league

Basketball season is just around the corner, and at Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) that means hundreds of Seattle youth will be coming in to the community centers to sign up for teams. It also means that we will need volunteer coaches for those teams. If you’re 18 or older,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks nominations for annual volunteer awards

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking nominations for the Denny Awards, which honor extraordinary volunteer service to the city’s parks and recreation system. The deadline for nominations is Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. The electronic nomination form is available here: The awards will be presented at a recognition ceremony to… [ Keep reading ]

Denny Award Nominations Open

Looking for a way to honor an awesome volunteer in your midst? Do you know a volunteer who has excelled at creating Healthy People, Healthy Environment or Strong Communities? A volunteer who has advanced the work of Race and Social Equity in Seattle? It is time to nominate a volunteer… [ Keep reading ]

Get Involved with Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 9th Annual Big Day of Play!

Come make new friends or bond with your family while volunteering! You’ll also receive service hours, food, and a zoo ticket for your time and support. Don’t forget to check out the fun activities that we offer like obstacle course inflatables, rock climbing wall, cultural music and dance presentations, and… [ Keep reading ]

High Point Community Center is looking for volunteer track and field coaches

High Point Community Center is currently looking for volunteer track and field coaches for their Youth Track and Field program. Practices begin next week and meets begin April 26. The meets are held once a week through May 26. Please contact Shari Watts, High Point Community Center Recreation Coordinator, at… [ Keep reading ]

University volunteers help clean up Seattle parks during spring break

For some, spring break is a time to head to the beach and relax after a long semester of studying. But for 10 undergraduates with the University of Virginia (UVA), spring break is a time to head to Seattle to pick up trash, weed, repair trails and work on other… [ Keep reading ]

Photo album: Denny Awards 2015

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, we hosted the 2015 Denny Awards at the Seattle Museum of Flight to honor this year’s outstanding volunteers. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this wonderful event, and thank you to all of the individuals who donate time to Seattle Parks and Recreation. We could… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation announces 2015 Denny Award winners

Annual awards recognize outstanding volunteer service Today Superintendent Jesús Aguirre announced the winners of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 2015 Denny Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Stewardship. The winners are a cross-section of Seattle’s most creative, dedicated and hard-working volunteers who donate precious time and energy to improving Seattle’s parks and recreation… [ Keep reading ]

Help restore urban forests on Green Seattle Day, Nov. 7

Last year 845 volunteers helped the Green Seattle Partnership plant nearly 5,000 plants in 21 parks across Seattle on Green Seattle Day, and this year, the organization is hoping to do even more. The Green Seattle Day planting party will kick off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7… [ Keep reading ]