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Bitter Lake Playfield
Wading Pools and Sprayparks

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Address: 13035 Linden Ave N (Map It)
General Parks Information: (206) 684-4075 | Contact Us
Wading Pool Hotline: (206) 684-7796

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CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wading Pools and Sprayparks are closed for the season. They will be open again in Summer 2015!


Bitter Lake Wading Pool is located between the community center, children's play area, and the tennis courts.

Operating Hours

All Wading Pools are closed until Summer 2015.

Park features

It contains a wonderful view of Bitter Lake , a community center, 4 tennis courts, 2 ballfields, and childrens' play area.
  • Pay Phone
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Public Restroom

    Neighborhood Amenities

    Many stores along Aurora Avenue

     
     
  • WADING POOL HOTLINE

    We will plan to open the wading pools on sunny days when the temperature is forecast to be 70 degrees or higher. On most days we will fill them half full, which is a 50% water savings..but on the busiest days they will be filled to the top!

    Parks uses the average of temperature forecasts from eight weather websites to determine whether to close. When that average temperature is forecast to be below 70 degrees, Parks makes the decision not to open the wading pools or sprayparks.

    Our wading pool hotline, (206) 684-7796, is updated every morning by 9:30 a.m. If the weather looks iffy, its the best way to find out if the wading pools and sprayparks are open for the day or not.

    WADING POOL AND SPRAYPARK RULES
    • Children under 10 years old must be supervised by a responsible adult.
    • No "Bare Buns" - bathing suit attire required, babies must wear tight plastic pants or diapers designed for swimming.
    • No food or drink; no glass containers.
    • No spots - people with communicable diseases are not allowed in the pool.
    • No fidos (dogs, cats, etc.)
    • No bikes
    • No running
    • No water fights
    • No drugs or alcohol
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