Seattle Parks and Recreation to recognize outstanding volunteers

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking nominations for the annual Denny Awards, which honor volunteer service to the city’s parks and recreation system. The Denny Awards acknowledge and honor the crucial role volunteers play in neighborhood parks, community centers and recreation programs throughout Seattle. The volunteers do everything from pulling invasive ivy and planting native trees […]

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Celebrate April Pool’s Day in Ballard this weekend

Seattle Parks and Recreation will join other public and private aquatic facilities throughout Washington to celebrate the 21st Annual April Pools Day this weekend. More than 25 facilities throughout the state are working together to help families prepare for a safe summer by hosting free events that offer water safety tips and activities. Locals of all ages are welcome […]

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Meeting tonight on 2012 community center operations

Under the Mayor’s 2012 budget recommendation, “Community centers are clustered into five geographic groups (Northeast, Northwest, Central, Southeast, and Southwest), with each team managed and programmed in a coordinated fashion, with partially or fully restored hours at the current limited use community center sites (Alki, Ballard, Green Lake, Laurelhurst, and Queen Anne).” Seattle Parks and […]

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Fall sports for kids and adults

The Ballard Boys & Girls Club (1767 NW 64th St.) has some activities to keep kids busy. Flag Football sign-ups are currently underway for first through fourth graders. The season runs September 14th to October 19th. You can get more information here (.pdf.) Ballard Boys & Girls Club Basketball registration for Kindergarten through third grade […]

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