Labor Day Closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.

These facilities and services will be CLOSED:

  • Community Centers
  • Environmental Learning Centers
  • Indoor Swimming Pools
  • Green Lake Small Craft Center
  • Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center
  • Amy Yee Tennis Center
  • Magnuson Park Admin Office
  • Conservation Corps
  • Event Scheduling Office
  • Teen Life Centers

These facilities are OPEN:

  • Golf Courses
  • Boat Ramps
  • Beaches (Matthews, Madison, Mt. Baker, Seward, West Green Lake)
  • Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool
  • Colman Pool
  • Wading Pools (Green Lake, Lincoln Park, Van Asselt, Volunteer Park)
  • Spray Parks
  • Seattle Japanese Garden

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33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim Results

The results are in for our 33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim. Thanks to everyone who participated and we hope to see you again next year!

2017 Emerald City Open Water Swim Results Excel Spreadsheet

2017 Emerald City Open Water Swim Results PDF

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Big Events in Parks August 21 – 28

The following list contains major events that are taking place in parks across the city and will impact park use. Be safe, have fun, and plan your park visits accordingly.

Columbia City Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 23, 3 – 7 pm
Columbia Park
http://seattlefarmersmarkets.org/markets/columbia-city

Swim for Life
Friday, August 25 6:30 – 10:30am
Seward Park
swimforlife.bloodworksnw.org

Arts in Nature Festival
Saturday and Sunday August 26 and 27
Camp Long
fest.naturec.org

TMBC Community Picnic
Saturday, August 26
Flo Ware Park

Seattle Marathon
Saturday, August 26
Seward Park
http://www.seattlemarathon.org/

Park to Park Swim
Sunday, August 27 7:30 – 9am
Matthews Beach Park
www.parktoparkswim.com

Alki Beach Run
Sunday, August 27 8 – 11am
Alki Beach Park and Alki Ave
www.alkibeach5k.com

Cosmo 7K
Sunday, August 27
Alki Beach Park and Bathhouse
http://cosmo7k.com/cities/seattle/

DaKine Beach Volleyball Club Tournament
Sunday, August 27
Alki Beach Park
https://dakinevc.com/

* This list is not comprehensive and does not include unpermitted events, last minute additions or cancellations, or weather impacts.

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Big Events in Parks August 14 – 21

The following list contains major events that are taking place in parks across the city and will impact park use. Be safe, have fun, and plan your park visits accordingly.

Big Day of Play
August 19 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Rainier Playfield, Rainier Community Center, Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center
http://parkways.seattle.gov/tag/big-day-of-play/

Columbia City Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 16, 3 – 7 pm
Columbia Park
http://seattlefarmersmarkets.org/markets/columbia-city

Happy Hour in Westlake Park
Thursday, August 17 4 – 8pm
Westlake Park
https://www.downtownseattle.com/MID/

Seattle Hempfest
August 18, 19, 20
Myrtle Edwards Park
https://www.hempfest.org/

Facebook Seattle Employee Summer Party 2017
August 17-19
Gas Works Park

Mercer x Summit Block Party
Saturday, August 19, 2017, 2 – 10pm
Summit Ave E between E Roy St and E Republican St, impacting surrounding neighborhood parks
http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1471670-mercer-x-summit-block-party-seattle/

Ballard Burrito Fest
Saturday, August 19 at 11 AM – 6 PM
Ballard Commons Park
https://www.facebook.com/events/545546435656619/

* This list is not comprehensive and does not include unpermitted events, last minute additions or cancellations, or weather impacts.

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Big Events in Parks August 7 -14

Columbia City Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 9, 3 – 7 pm
Columbia Park
http://seattlefarmersmarkets.org/markets/columbia-city

Obliteride 2017
August 11-13
East Portal Viewpoint and Gas Works Park
http://www.obliteride.org/

Magnolia Village Car Show
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 8am – 3:30pm
Magnolia Playfield
www.wernerscrashshop.com

Lake Union 10K
Sunday, August 13
Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop
http://lakeunion10k.com/

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