Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

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

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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.

June 1

Piano in the Park welcomes Riverfront visitors to play all summer

9:43 a.m. - A painted piano will be placed at the base of the Clock Tower in Riverfront for park users to play throughout the summer.

May 31

Parks’ Purchase of Land on South Hill Bluff Connects Trails

4:17 p.m. - Parks & Recreation purchased nearly 50 acres of private property, allowing citizens to legally use the trails along the popular area in perpetuity.

Capital Investments Come to Golf, Facility Improvement Fee starts 6/1

11:06 a.m. - Capital improvements will be made to all four City golf courses, with a focus on water conservation and improved golfer experience.

May 24

Registration Open for Free Swim: Sign up for a SplashPass

10:35 a.m. - Free swim at all 6 City of Spokane aquatic centers is around the corner! Pools open Monday, June 18, 2018. Register today for your free SplashPass.