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

Find out about Lifelong Recreation programs for those 50+ by visiting or calling (206) 684-4951.

The Lifelong Recreation 50+ unit has partnered with Generations Aging with Pride to develop "Aging with Pride" programs and activities specifically for LGBTQ adults 50+ and their friends. Fall 2017 activities include monthly movies, exercise classes, art classes, and field trips.

All Gender Swims

Public All Gender Swim

Download the flyer

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting two public swims for people of all gender identities:

Dates: Saturdays, September 30 and November 18, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 p.m. (in the water time)
Location: Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Cost: Promotional cost of $2 (pay at the door). - Children under 1 year old are free with parent/guardian.
More Info: Download the flyer

Common changing rooms will be signed as gender neutral during these events, and there are two family/private changing rooms available. Medgar Evers Pool has a rope swing, diving board, sauna, portable access chairs and two ADA lifts (in both the shallow end and the deep end). Questions? Contact Pool Coordinator Barb Marsh at, or call Medgar Evers Pool at 206-684-4766. See the Pool Admissions Fees page for information about costs.

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.


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.