Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

Sept. 13

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Renovation Underway in Riverfront

5:16 p.m. - The memorial will be cleaned, have its cracks repaired, and be polished. Then, several amenities will be added to the memorial.

Sept. 8

Spokane Parks Master Plan Workshops September 14, 22

12:18 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation is creating a roadmap for the next 10 years, and is asking for additional community input through virtual workshops

Sept. 2

Spokane Symphony Labor Day Concert Update

5:18 p.m. - A reminder about the Spokane Symphony’s free Labor Day Weekend concert, with an update about the Spokane Symphony’s COVID-19 health policies.

Downriver Golf Course Irrigation Replacement Begins After Labor Day

11:54 a.m. - A full irrigation replacement will begin at Downriver golf course just after Labor Day 2021

Aug. 27

Pool Season Wraps Up with the Return of the Doggie Dip

3:31 p.m. - 2021 regular season at all six Aquatic Centers wraps up on Friday, Aug. 27. Splash pads will remain open until Tuesday, Sept. 7, just after Labor Day.

Aug. 12

Free Labor Day Spokane Symphony Concert at Riverfront Pavilion

3:06 p.m. - Monday, September 6 at 6 P.M. the Spokane Symphony will play a free community concert at the Riverfront Pavilion

Aug. 6

Hooptown USA to Renovate Three Hoopfest Community Courts in Parks

10:12 a.m. - Three Hoopfest community basketball courts are set for improvements this summer, thanks to Hooptown USA and generous donors.

July 20

Manito Koi Pond Project Complete, Japanese Garden Re-Opens

12:11 p.m. - A project to save millions of gallons of water a year at the Koi Pond in Manito Park’s famous Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden is complete.

July 13

Spokane Parks asks for community input on park planning survey

8:38 a.m. - Spokane Parks is creating a roadmap for the next 10 years, and wants to hear from the community through a survey that opened today.

July 9

Shakespeare in the Park comes to Riverfront this summer

12:39 p.m. - Riverfront partners with Spokane Shakespeare Society to bring Shakespeare in the Park to Riverfront for family-friendly, free community performances.