Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Classes

Community Centers

Seattle Parks and Recreation manages 27 communities centers throughout the city, five environmental learning centers, two boating centers, an indoor tennis center and a performing arts center.

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Go for a swim

Seattle Parks and Recreation has eight indoor pools, two outdoor pools, eight beaches and wading pools throughout the city.

Parks and Recreation Picnic

Have a picnic in a park

There are 26 beautiful parks located in Seattle that can be reserved from April 1st to October 31st.

Parks and Recreation Wedding Facility

Have your wedding or ceremony in a Seattle park

Seattle parks and gardens make lovely and inexpensive venues for your special day.

P-Patch Garden

P-Patch Garden

P-Patch Community Gardens spring from the desire of neighborhoods to make connections and improve their surroundings through stewardship. All P-Patch Community Gardens are open to the public to enjoy.

Register for Classes and Programs

Register for Classes and Programs

Seattle Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of classes and activities in your neighborhood. Browse our online registration system, SPARC, to find activities and register online.

Parks and Recreation Dog Offleash

Dog Off-Leash Areas

At designated off-leash areas, dogs are free to run, roll over, meet new friends, work out, play and socialize.