Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

Jan. 4

Riverfront Wheels Park Design Open House: January 9

2:59 p.m. - A wheels park is planned for the north bank of Riverfront, and we'd love to hear from the wheels community about design elements they want to see.

Jan. 3

“Skate with the Chiefs” at Riverfront January 10, 2019

10:36 a.m. - The Spokane Chiefs invite fans to join the team at the Riverfront Park Ice Ribbon in downtown Spokane on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.

Nov. 15

Aquatic Centers, Equipment Maintenance Shop Receive 5-star Enviro Cert

3:12 p.m. - Certification recognizes businesses that put practices and policies in place to properly manage hazardous wastes and conserve resources.

Nov. 13

Skate Ribbon Opens for Ice Skating Saturday, November 17, 2018

9:47 a.m. - Ice skate downtown among the lights at Spokane’s unique outdoor urban skating experience.

Oct. 24

Dr. Suzan Entwistle Marshall, wife of Dr. John Marshall, donates art

2:52 p.m. - A sculpture to celebrate family will be unveiled near the Centennial Trail by Kendall Yards, on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1 P.M.

Oct. 19

“Spooky Looff” – Teens-Only Event Saturday

11:49 a.m. - Take a spin on the Spooky Looff and hang out with Z Nation zombies at Riverfront’s first teen-only event at the Looff Carrousel.

Oct. 18

Riverfront Redevelopment Open House Tuesday, October 30, 2018

12:48 p.m. - Riverfront Redevelopment Open House: progress on construction, preliminary concepts for the North Bank including the destination playground.

Oct. 11

Fall Weekend Events at Riverfront Park

12:40 p.m. - Two events at Riverfront this weekend provide free and affordable family entertainment. Join us to celebrate fall!

Sept. 21

Friday Night Flights in Riverfront Park

1:17 p.m. - Take flight on September 21 and 28, 2018!

Sept. 6

Conservation Site in Riverfront Named for Bill Fearn, former Director

3:04 p.m. - Spokane Parks and Recreation will name the former YMCA site in Riverfront Park after former Parks and Recreation Director (1965 – 1980) Bill Fearn.