Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

May 18

Free Riverfront Park Spring and Summer Activities 2022

4:50 p.m. - Riverfront has a variety of community engagement programs offered free to the community this spring & summer! Thank you to our incredible sponsors.

May 17

Kardong Pedestrian Bridge Renovation Begins May 23, 2022

11:55 a.m. - Construction begins Monday, May 23 on the Don Kardong pedestrian bridge renovation.

May 10

Goats Return to Spokane Parks to Aid in Fire Prevention

5:09 p.m. - The program is intended to reduce fire risk in natural areas by reducing brush and tree sapling density.

May 5

Children Asked to Help Design New Playground at Liberty Park

8:35 a.m. - A children’s design workshop will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Liberty Park Library, from 10 A.M.  – Noon

April 27

Washington Trust Bank Returns Mute Swans via Sculpture to Manito Park

1:48 p.m. - On May 4, 2022, a sculpture featuring a mated pair of bronze-cast mute swans will be unveiled

Free Arbor Day Activities Saturday at Finch Arboretum 2022

10:44 a.m. - Mark Spokane’s 19th year as a Tree City USA at the Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 30, 2022, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M., at Finch Arboretum

April 26

Parks & Recreation in Need of Temporary/Seasonal Staff

3:49 p.m. - Parks & Recreation is on the last big push to round out the seasonal workforce.

April 14

Liberty Park Collaboration Will Renovate Playground, Basketball Court

12:12 p.m. - Seven partners are working together to fully revitalize the playground and basketball court at Liberty Park on the lower south hill.

April 13

Riverfront Offers Open House for Event Organizers

1:52 p.m. - Riverfront is planning an open house for anyone considering hosting an event at the park.

April 5

Riverfront Dog Park Design Community Survey

1:38 p.m. - The community is invited to share their thoughts on what a future dog park in Riverfront Park could look like.