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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Seattle Parks shuts off most tennis court lights for the winter to save energy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
11/1/2013  3:00:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Karen O'Connor  (206) 684-7241


Seattle Parks shuts off most tennis court lights
for the winter to save energy

Seattle Parks and Recreation will shut off the lights at most outdoor lighted tennis courts for the winter on November 4, 2013. This is an effort to create energy savings during the months when few people play outside. Parks estimates the savings from turning these lights off to be about $15,000.

Lights on at courts below stay on year round:

  • Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill, 1635 11th Ave., (one court)
  • Jefferson Park on Beacon Hill, 3801 Beacon Ave. S (four courts)
  • Meadowbrook Playfield in northeast Seattle, 10533 35th Ave. NE (six courts)
  • Miller Playfield in Capitol Hill/Central District, 330 19th Ave. E (two courts)
  • Lower Woodland Park in northwest Seattle, 1000 N 50th St. (eight courts)
  • Rainier Playfield in southeast Seattle, 3700 S Alaska St. (four courts)
  • Solstice Park, in West Seattle, 7400 Fauntleroy Way SW (formerly Lincoln Park Annex, six courts)

Winter play is also available at the Amy Yee Tennis Center’s 10 indoor courts. For information, please call 206-684-4764 or go to http://www.seattle.gov/parks/Athletics/Tennisct.htm.  For information about the new Sandpoint Tennis Center at Magnuson Park please visit http://tenniscentersandpoint.com/.  For the full listing of Seattle Parks tennis courts, please see http://www.seattle.gov/parks/tennis.asp.

Parks will turn the lights back on when we return to Daylight Savings Time on March 9, 2014.

 

 

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