Posts tagged with Youth Archives - Parkways

Join us for Youth Appreciation Week 2022!

Youth Appreciation Week is almost here! Each year, during Seattle Public Schools’ Spring Break, Seattle Parks and Recreation hosts a week of special programming just for our youth participants. Programming includes regularly scheduled activities, special events, field trips, and activities designed to celebrate this special week for teens. Find schedules… [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson Park’s new murals celebrate local aviation history

Not many people know that Magnsuon Park holds the honor of being the launch and end point of the first around-the-world flight in 1924, or that three years later, Charles Lindbergh landed The Spirit of St. Louis in the same spot. Not yet a public park and outside city limits… [ Keep reading ]

Support youth recreation scholarships with Seattle Kraken announcer Everett Fitzhugh

Here’s an opportunity to help our neighbors in need and virtually meet The Kraken’s Everett Fitzhugh. The only Black play-by-play announcer in professional North American hockey, “Fitz” will give the keynote speech at the third annual Fund the Fun Breakfast, hosted by Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Associated Recreation… [ Keep reading ]

Hope for Youth Fund Seeks Applicants

The Seattle Parks and Recreation department is once again opening the application process for its annual Hope for Youth Fund. This fund was established to increase access to recreational, athletic, and positive youth development activities for youth ages 11 to 19. Organizations providing youth sports and youth development programs within… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for Youth Appreciation Week!

Each year, Seattle Parks and Recreation celebrates teens with Youth Appreciation Week by providing special programming during Seattle Public Schools’ spring break week. Programming includes regularly scheduled activities, special events, field trips, and activities designed to celebrate this special week for teens. And the best part? All events are… [ Keep reading ]

Introducing SurvivorQuest Summer Youth Camp

Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Associated Recreation Council are excited to introduce SurvivorQuest Summer Youth Camp, making its debut this summer. This camp introduces youth ages 12-15 to wilderness survival, backpacking skills, first aid, environmental science, and more. In an effort to individualize education, campers are given the… [ Keep reading ]

The Outdoor Opportunities Program makes big adventure accessible for Seattle teens

Where can you learn to snowboard, pick up some first aid skills, take a tour of a chocolate factory, and find out about college opportunities? The Outdoor Opportunities (O2) Program offers all of this and more! The O2 Program is an outdoor expedition program designed to give multi-ethnic teens ages 14-19 access to environmental… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate a Week Without Violence

Seattle Parks and Recreation Citywide Young Adults Program invites everyone between the ages of 12 and 19 and their family members to participate in our annual Week Without Violence Events.  This year’s Week Without Violence will be October 13th-21st. This week gives youth a chance to express their feelings about… [ Keep reading ]

Youth to lead 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. march on Jan. 16

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the public to join a youth-organized march to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 16. Participants will gather at 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, 2200 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, 98144. Teens will lead the march to Rainier… [ Keep reading ]

Teens help seniors become tech-savvy

In December 2015, Seattle Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Group Health and Ageis Living, hosted its first graduation for tech-savvy seniors. This year, Group Health and Ageis Living approached Seattle Parks and Recreation to help launch the Cyber Seniors program aiming to bridge the generation gap when it comes… [ Keep reading ]