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January 2022 Programs: In-Person and Virtual

Registration for January 2022 programs opens December 14. We have a variety of in-person and virtual programs for youth and adults! You can find the full brochure online here. Register There are several options to register in our programs. Register online here Register by calling a community center Call our Business Service… [ Keep reading ]

Holiday closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed or on modified schedules in observance of winter holidays. Facilities that remain open throughout the holidays are parks and boat ramps. Community Centers and Teen Centers Closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 Closing at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24 and… [ Keep reading ]

Your Seattle Parks Winter Bucket List

It may seem quiet after the holidays, but that’s only because a lot of the action has moved indoors. If you’re looking to break up the grayness with fun in the new year, check out these highlights from our winter schedule of activities and classes! You can find the full… [ Keep reading ]

The Whispering Season

Written by Deborah Phare, Carkeek Park Steward Between the closed-fist grip of deep winter and the gentle touch of early spring resides another, much shorter, season. Gardeners are familiar with this brief time of year and respond to its arrival with hope and joy. Its duration is brief – sometimes… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation aquatics programs (2016)

Doggy paddle, breaststroke, butterfly, backstroke. We think it’s important to master one or two of these when you live in a city nearly surrounded by water. Our swimming pools offer swimming lessons, public swims and special events year-round, and best of all, they’re indoors.

Winter walks in Seattle parks

Winters in Seattle are wet and damp but they help keep our parks lush and green. Don’t let a little rain keep you from seeing the wonder of winter flora this season. We have dozens of trails that are waiting to be explored. Carkeek Park Carkeek Park offers extraordinary views… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation winter programs

A new year is for new beginnings. Registration for our winter programs and classes is underway, and we have more than 50 new offerings this season. Find a class that’s right for you and start 2016 off right. Draw and Paint Art Studio: The Draw and Paint Studio class located… [ Keep reading ]

Your 2016 Seattle Parks and Recreation Winter Bucket List

For many of us, winters in Seattle are just something we have to get through – three months of cold and rain before the sun decides to break through in March. But treating the season like a chore is waste. There are dozens of opportunities to make memories and learn… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation winter holiday closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed or on modified schedules in observance of winter holidays: Community centers and teen life centers will close at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31 and will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Environmental learning centers will close at 5 p.m. on… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation shuts off most tennis court lights for winter to save energy

Seattle Parks and Recreation shut off the lights at most outdoor lighted tennis courts for the winter. This is an effort to create energy savings during the months when few people play tennis outside. There are 60 lighted outdoor courts throughout the parks system.