Friday, June 17, 2011

Seattle Parks and Recreation's Summer Guide Now Available On-Line And At Community Centers

The Seattle Parks and Recreation Summer Guide is now available online and at many Community Centers.

 "The Summer Guide is chock full of information about summer activities in Seattle parks this summer," the press release says.

Magnuson Community Center and Park has many fun summer activities including:
  • Outdoor movies: starting  weekly July 14th through August
  • July 1: 4th of July Ice Cream Social & Bluegrass Concert
  • July 22nd: Bikemania
  • Friday evenings: Family Concerts
  • August 4th: Charie The Noise Guy
  • August 5th: Urban Campout
  • August 27th: Parks Big Day of Play
Here are a few from the general Seattle-wide guide:
  • Enjoy Bicycle Sundays along Lake Washington Boulevard, only bikes allowed on the road.
  • Take part in tons of fun activities in downtown parks, from movies to crafts markets, buskers to concerts, Dancing ‘Til Dusk, Family Fun Days, festivals and celebrations, farmers markets, and more.
  • Swim and play at our nine lifeguarded beaches, where lifeguards also offer free swim lessons. Parks strongly recommends swimming only where lifeguards are present.
  • Make like a fish at Colman Pool, Seattle’s only heated saltwater pool, and Mounger Pool, with its two pools and 50-foot corkscrew slide.
  • Splish and splash in one of 16 wading pools and 10 sprayparks.
  • Learn to row, sail, canoe, or kayak at one of our two small craft centers at Green Lake Park and Mt. Baker.
  • Take your kids aged 5 to 9 or 10 to 14 to one of our Summer Arts in the Parks program sites, which also provide free sack lunches every day.
Check here for a complete list.

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