With our non-profit partner, the Associated Recreation Council, we provide a variety of high quality programs for children and youth ages 3-12+. This includes preschool programs, licensed before and/or after-school care as well as all-day camps when Seattle Public Schools are closed. We also offer engaging opportunities and a safe place to go for young people during their middle-school years.
We also provide Community Learning Centers that serve as a place where students who are struggling find hope and opportunity. Support to students is provided through Academic, Enrichment, and Recreation offerings that create a passion for learning and a desire to explore new experiences.
Interbay Golf Center, Jefferson Park Golf Course, Jackson Park Golf Course and West Seattle Golf Course are maintained by the City of Seattle and managed by Premier Golf Centers, LLC. Whether you are a beginning golfer or a golf professional, we have a course to suit your needs.
Seattle Parks and Recreation Lifelong Recreation offers a wide range of fitness and social programs for people 50 and better that change each season.
Looking for a place for to play in the water? Want to swim a few laps, join a water aerobics class or sit on the beach to relax? We have indoor pools, outdoor pools, wading pools and beaches all around the city. Click here to find out more!
Off-Leash Dog Parks
Seattle Parks and Recreation offers 14 exciting Off-Leash Dog Parks, designated for your pooch to run, roll over, work out, and socialize with other canine friends.
Seattle Parks and Recreation's special gardens are some of Seattle's most beautiful and inspiring places. They offer respite from the city's noise, quiet places to sit and reflect, and a riot of color and fragrance in the spring. In addition to beauty and comfort, these gardens also provide education and conservation opportunities.