Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

June 25

Renovated Sport Court to Open at Corbin Park June 26

1:44 p.m. - A newly renovated sport court at Corbin Park will offer two dedicated pickleball courts and one dedicated tennis court

May 6

SpoCanopy Expo Forest Tree Plantings May 7-11

2:23 p.m. - Over 5 days, nearly 500 new urban trees will be planted to celebrate the SpoCanopy Expo Forest Tree Plantings for Expo’s 50th anniversary

Spokane Police Emphasis to Keep Parks Safe

2:07 p.m. - Spokane Police conduct park emphasis including enforcement of after-hours City Park violations

April 24

Downriver Park River Access Area Now Open

2:27 p.m. - Today, the City of Spokane reopened Downriver Park near TJ Meenach Dr. with an improved and expanded small watercraft access area.

April 16

Finch Arboretum Hosts Free Arbor Day Festivities Saturday

11:17 a.m. - Spokane’s Arbor Day celebration will be held at Finch Arboretum on Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. rain or shine.

April 9

Expo 50th Opening Ceremonies May 4, 2024

12:28 p.m. - Expo 50th anniversary opening ceremonies are planned for Sat., May 4 from 3 - 9 p.m., kicking off a 9-week celebration.

April 5

Dog park design open houses begin next week

4:45 p.m. - Spokane Public Schools and Spokane Parks & Recreation invite the community to two dog park open houses to hear updates and provide design feedback

April 4

Expo 50th Celebration Press Conference, April 9

2:48 p.m. - Please join Spokane Parks and Recreation & Visit Spokane for a press conference as we gear up for May 4th, Opening Day of the Expo 50th Celebration!

March 27

Indian Canyon Golf Course Opens Friday

2:33 p.m. - Indian Canyon will open for the season on Friday, March 29, 2024.

March 26

Palisades North Trailhead Improvements Public Workshop #2

4:13 p.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation invites the community to attend a public workshop to review plans for the Palisades North Trailhead improvements