Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities to close for all-staff training

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed this Thursday, September 15, due to an all-staff in-service day. The majority of classes and programs will not be running. The following enrichment programs in our area will take place as noted below: Ballard Community Center, School-Age Care Ballard Community Center, Preschool Loyal Heights Community Center, […]

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Tiny Trees outdoor preschool to open at Carkeek Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation is providing space for Tiny Trees Preschool to operate 11 affordable, nature-rich outdoor preschool classes, on a pilot basis at four Seattle Parks. Carkeek Park will host Tiny Trees, where local families who make less than $72,000 a year will receive free tuition through the Seattle Preschool Program Pathways. “We’re committed to creating […]

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Seattle Parks seeks proposals for long-term food vendor at Golden Gardens

Seattle Parks and Recreation is looking for proposals from qualified operators to manage and operate the Golden Gardens Park Food Concessions under a long-term agreement. Seattle Parks is seeking and will select the concessionaire who best demonstrates the ability to provide innovative, affordable, healthy, safe and reliable food service to park patrons while paying reasonable concession […]

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Locals encouraged to participate in Woodland Park Sensory Garden design review process

Seattle Parks and Recreation is encouraging local residents to get involved in the schematic design review and provide feedback for the new Seattle Sensory Garden at Woodland Park Zoo. A public meeting for this project will be held this Wednesday, October 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Phinney Neighborhood Association (6532 Phinney Avenue […]

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Seattle Parks Superintendent in Ballard for Listening Tour

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s new Superintendent Jesús Aguirre is coming to the neighborhood to hear exactly what is on the minds of local residents. Aguirre recently relocated from Washington DC where, amongst other positions, he managed DC’s department of parks and recreation for almost four years. “I have been focused on getting to know Seattle Parks and […]

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