Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

Yesterday

Providence Playscape Opens, Invites Play for All Abilities

12:31 p.m. - City’s first all-inclusive playground made possible by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care

Oct. 16

Spo-Candy Crawl

3:37 p.m. - Hey kids*! From October 17 through 31 locate each spooky scene around downtown and decipher a riddle to earn a treat-bag full of fall goodies.

Oct. 14

New Street Trees to be Planted Thursday as Part of SpoCanopy

9:37 a.m. - Thirty new street trees will be planted in the West Central and Logan neighborhoods on Thursday, October 15, 2020 as part of SpoCanopy.

Oct. 1

Fall Activity Guide Offers Recreation Programs Under Phase 2

3:12 p.m. - Explore your creative side with an art class, learn a language, find your center with virtual yoga, or get outdoors with a guided snowshoeing trip.

Sept. 30

Art Installation Eye Contact on Display in Riverfront Oct. 2-11, 2020

5:42 p.m. - The Volunteers of America’s art installation Eye Contact will be on window display at the Pavilion at Riverfront Park October 2 – 11, 2020.

Sept. 10

Park Board Approves The Seeking Place as New Art in Riverfront Park

4:55 p.m. - The Park Board voted unanimously to approve The Seeking Place art piece by Sarah Thompson Moore of Coeur d’Alene for placement in Riverfront Park

Sept. 8

One Step Closer to Future Additional Art in Riverfront Park

2:49 p.m. - The Riverfront Park Committee of the Park Board voted to move forward The Seeking Place art piece to a full vote of the Park Board

Sept. 1

Global “Before I Die” Project Coming to Riverfront Park

11:11 a.m. - Consisting of a large wall with the words “Before I die…” the project encourages the public to fill in their own hopes, dreams, and aspirations.

Aug. 28

Read and Walk story activity coming to a park near you

8:55 a.m. - With help from Spokane Parks and Recreation and Washington State Library, Spokane Public Library installed a Read and Walk activity at Comstock Park.

Aug. 18

Pools & Splash Pads Remain Closed This Summer Under Phase 2

2:53 p.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation made the difficult decision to begin winterizing pools and splash pads for 2020.