Address: 800 Maynard Ave S. Suite 300 (Map It)
Charles Ng (206) 684-8001 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mountain Biker catches air at I-5 Colonnade Park
Do you have an idea for a partnership with Parks?
We have developed a process called the Expression of Interest from which you can review requirements for entering a partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation.
We want to hear from you about what your specific interest is, your idea(s) for partnering, and how that aligns with our mission and Strategic Action Plan.
Community Partners: Seattle Parks and Recreation wants to attract and maintain creative partnerships with a diverse range of program providers who can help reach communities who are not being served or who need expanded programming. Please contact your local community center for more information.
Some ideas include:
- Use of community center space for a long period of time by non-profits who offer programs but who are unable to pay rent
- An artist gives his/her art work to sell at one of Parks’ community centers and shares the proceeds
- A yoga instructor wants to teach yoga at a Parks facility
- A young school child sets up a lemonade stand in front of the entrance to a Park’s facility and plans to use the proceeds for a worthy cause
- Also see Partnership Types and Successful Partnerships for ideas
How to Apply
Business Partners include concessions, sponsorships and other business opportunities. Parks is committed to increasing diversity and opportunities for WMBE businesses. Contact the Concessions Coordinator at (206) 234-0902 or email email@example.com more information.
2015 Concessions Opportunities
Seattle Parks and Recreation Concessionaire requirements are as follows:
- Seattle Parks permit (fee is $75 per park, per year) to sell on City of Seattle Park property
- Copy of your current City of Seattle business license
- Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million dollars and add the ‘City of Seattle’ as an additional insured
- You and your Staff must all pass a WA State Patrol Background check
- A small percentage of your gross sales (less sales tax) would be paid to the Parks Department. This is usually 10% or a minimum flat fee per month. The minimum dollar amount may be changed depending on the park and time of year.
Seattle Parks and Recreation offers Opportunities for Seasonal Food truck, activities and fitness Concessions in Various Parks
Seattle Parks and Recreation is interested in securing seasonal partners to operate food service, activities and group fitness in various park locations throughout the City of Seattle. Locations vary with sites appropriate for carts, food trucks and other self-contained service businesses. Packets can be downloaded, picked up in person at the address below, or you may request a packet be mailed to you. Small businesses, Women and/or Minority Businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.
Proposal Deadline Date: Monday, March 30, 2015
For all Food Service Concessions: Your proposal should include a bid, however, a minimum monthly concession fee of $75, $200, or $350 will be charged based on the selected park. See page 34 of the food service packet.
A Concessionaire Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 24 from 6-7pm at the International District/Chinatown Community Center, located at 719 8th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98104. The meeting is open for new and returning seasonal concessionaires to discuss proposal packets, new ideas or concerns. To RSVP, contact Antoinette Daniel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206 684-0902.
Mailing Address and Contact Information:
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Attn: Antoinette Daniel
800 Maynard Ave. S, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134-1334
Please note that electronic submissions of proposals cannot be accepted.
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February 5, 2015