Parkways

Join the planning team for 50th anniversary celebration of Discovery Park

Discovery Park is celebrating its golden anniversary next year! Do you love Discovery Park? Would you be interested in joining the planning team for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2022? The Disco...

Wading pool and spraypark schedule announced by Seattle Parks and Recreation

As announced last month, Seattle Parks and Recreation is opening wading pools and sprayparks this summer from Saturday, June 26 to Monday, September 6.  In all, fifteen locations around Seattle w...

New Occidental pavilion a year-round public space in Pioneer Square

Large, covered performance pavilion and reopened play area ready for summer in Seattle One of downtown Seattle’s oldest public plazas is ready for year-round activity in the heart of Pioneer Square. O...

Aquatic Weed Management Program in 2021

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will continue the integrated weed management program at selected lakefront properties on Lake Washington starting in early June and lasting through August 2021. This...

Seattle Parks and Recreation Opens Renovated Loyal Heights Play Area

Seattle Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the opening of the Loyal Heights Play Area, 2101 NW 77th St. and completion of the renovation project. The play area renovation project installed new ...

Seattle Parks and Recreation offers Performing Arts Initiative

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR), as part of Welcome Back Seattle, is offering to waive fees for community individuals or groups to host performance-based art in select Seattle Parks. Performances c...

Seattle Park System Ranked in Top 10 in National Index

The Trust for Public Lands has ranked Seattle in the top 10 cities nationwide in its 2021 ParkScore index. Seattle was No. 9 on the list, moving up from No. 14 last year.  The index is a national...

Memorial Day Closures for Seattle Parks and Recreation

Most Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities remain closed due to the pandemic. The few that have opened at partial capacity will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of the ...

One mile of Lake Washington Boulevard Closed to Cars for Memorial Day weekend

Over Memorial Day weekend, Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Seattle Department of Transportation are opening 1 mile of Lake Washington Blvd from Mt Baker Park to Genesee Park to people walking, ro...

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