LGBTQ

Welcome to Seattle Parks and Recreation LGBTQ resource page!

Seattle Parks has many services and activities of interest to the many diverse people which live, work and play in Seattle, including opportunities of interest to LGBTQ community.  Click on the links below to find out more.

LGBTQ Seniors in 2017

In partnership with Generations Aging with Pride, Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting three “Silver Rainbow Resource Fairs” for LGBTQ seniors and their friends and allies in the spring of 2017:

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Rainier Community Center
4600 38th Ave S, Seattle 98118
Served by Metro routes
7 and 50.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Northgate Community Center
10510 5th Ave. NE, Seattle 98112
Served by Metro routes
41, 67, 75, 347, and 348

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Miller Community Center
330 19th Ave E, Seattle 98125
Served by Metro routes
8, 12, and 43.

All fairs are 10 am - 3 pm, and all locations have on-street parking and are served by Metro bus routes.

The resource fairs are FREE to attend, and will have light refreshments.

Click to download a flyer to share.

Download Resource Fair Flyer

  • Find groups and fun social activities.
  • Find help with utility bills and housing.
  • Learn about fitness programs and healthy eating.
  • Find help with changing military discharge status.
  • Find help with changing gender markers on IDs.
  • And much more!

For general questions, transportation assistance, or to be a vendor or table, please contact: Cheryl Brown at 206-615-0619 or Cheryl.Brown@seattle.gov.

Co-sponsored by:

3rd Act Magazine
Áegis Living on Madison
Chinese Information and Service Center
Generations Aging with Pride
Seattle Parks and Recreation
With a Little Help Inc.

Find out about Lifelong Recreation programs for those 50+ by visiting www.seattle.gov/parks/find/lifelong-recreation-(50) or calling (206) 684-4951.
Find out about the programs and activities for LGBTQ seniors that Seattle Parks and Generations with Pride are collaborating to offer, click here or call Carol at 206-684-4240.

Weddings and Ceremonies

Find out more about our many scenic and intimate indoor and outdoor venues by visiting the Weddings and Ceremonies web page or by calling (206) 684-4081.

Teen Programs

Seattle Parks and Recreation is dedicated to providing safe and welcoming spaces for all teens including LGBTQ teens.

Find out more about Parks programs for LGBTQ youth by contacting Cherryl Jackson-Williams at the South Park Community Center or call (206) 684-7451.

For general information on teen programming, visit the Seattle Parks Teens web site or the Seattle Parks Teen Jobs webpage.

Job Fair for LGBTQ Teens and Youth on April 1, 2017

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting a Job Fair for LGBTQ Teen and Youth and their friends and allies on:

Saturday, April 1, 2017
1 – 3 p.m.
Miller Community Center
330 19th Ave E, Seattle 98125
Served by Metro routes 41, 67, 75, 347, and 348.

View the facebook event or download the flyer.

Download Job Fair Flyer

Youth of all ages are welcome to attend and there will be many employment opportunities for high school-age youth (14-19) and young adults (19-24). Attendees should come prepared to spend some time visiting the various booths, which will have representatives from private employers as well as City of Seattle youth-employment and stipend programs.

The Youth Job Fair for LGBTQ and Allies is a collaborative effort led by the Youth Employment and Service Learning Unit of Seattle Parks and Recreation. To participate in the fair or for more information contact Randy Wiger at Randy.Wiger@seattle.gov or 206-684-0775.

Contact

Discover our many parks, facilities, programs, activities and fun things to do by visiting the Seattle Parks and Recreation home page or calling our main desk at (206) 684-4075, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Find out more about SeQual: the City of Seattle LGBTQ Employees for Equality Association by visiting the SEqualSeattle Facebook page.