Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

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.

Sept. 5

Robert Trent Jones II Developing Master Plan for Golf Improvements

10:06 a.m. - The master plans will help guide facility improvements beyond irrigation needs and provide a road map for future refinements

Aug. 20

Air quality impacts for Parks & Recreation activities

10:59 a.m. - Poor air quality is causing changes and closures across areas of City of Spokane Parks and Recreation. We will continue to monitor the air quality.

Aug. 17

New Bungee Trampoline Opens in Riverfront Park

11:36 a.m. - A new attraction is open in Riverfront Park, giving visitors another way to soar through the air.

July 6

Glover Field Park & Peaceful Valley Riverwalk renamed to Redband Park

2:37 p.m. - Park Board voted to rename Glover Field & Peaceful Valley Riverwalk to Redband Park, in honor of the Redband Rainbow Trout that spawn there.

June 29

Post Street Becomes Two-Way by City Hall

12:31 p.m. - Beginning the week of July 9, Post St. will become a two-way for one block between Spokane Falls Blvd. and the Mobius Science Center

June 28

SkyRide in Riverfront opens Friday, June 29

9:24 a.m. - Soar over the falls as the SkyRide re-opens Friday, June 29, 2018 at 10am, in time for Hoopfest!

June 25

Mail Chimp Insert

10:52 a.m. - Sign up for our newsletters

June 4

Riverfront Eats brings food trucks & music Tuesdays, starts June 5

12:17 p.m. - Riverfront Eats kicks off June 5 on the south bank from 11am – 2pm. Every Tuesday this summer, join us for food trucks, live music, & surprises.

Finch Arboretum Master Plan Second Open House Thursday, June 7, 2018

11:21 a.m. - The community is invited to a second Master Plan Open House to help guide Spokane Parks and Recreation in the future development at Finch Arboretum.