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Healthy Parks, Healthy You


Recreation Director: Kelly Guy
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  • Healthy Parks, Healthy You Big Day of Play Planning Committee won the 2010 Seattle Management Association’s ‘Management in the Field’ award for their work planning and implementing the annual Big Day of Play signature event! 2010 BDoP Summary You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.
  • 100% Healthy Vending Machine Policy. Healthy Vending Guidelines You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.
  • No smoking within 25 feet of other patrons in Seattle parks and play areas, beaches, playgrounds, picnic areas, and buildings (code 3.2.10). No Smoking Code of Conduct You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

Seattle Parks and Recreation wins two Heart Association Start! Fit-Friendly Company recognition awards

The American Heart Association has recognized Seattle Parks and Recreation as a Platinum Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Company Recognition program and the Community Innovation Award.

The Platinum Level is the highest level of recognition from the American Heart Association Start!initiative.  Seattle Parks and Recreation also won a second award, the Community Innovation Award. “We are honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association’s Start!initiative as a Platinum Level Start!Fit-Friendly Company,” said Acting Parks Superintendent Christopher Williams. “Physical activity and employee wellness are very important priorities here at Seattle Parks and Recreation, and we encourage all of our employees to eat better and move more. 

Seattle Parks and Recreation has developed activities and enhanced existing programming to encourage and support physical activity, use of outdoor spaces for active recreation, and healthy eating habits. For more information on how people can incorporate more physical activity into their day and on healthy eating habits, check out:

Healthy Parks TreeHealthy You Initiative
Building Your Healthy Tomorrow TODAY! 

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Update January 23, 2014

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