Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

Nov. 19

Mayor, Neighbors Celebrate Opening of Revitalized Dutch Jake’s Park

8:46 a.m. - Dutch Jake’s Park is reopening on November 21, 2019 with new playground equipment, a new walking track, a new amphitheater, and more.

Nov. 14

Numerica Tree Lighting Celebration at Riverfront Park

2:32 p.m. - Riverfront invites you to join this free, activity-packed holiday celebration culminating in the lighting of Spokane’s iconic 60' green spruce.

Oct. 23

Spokane Tribe of Indians to Raise Flag on snx? mene? Island

1:29 p.m. - The Spokane Tribe of Indians will raise the Spokane Tribe flag on snxw mene? Island in Riverfront Park during a ceremony on Friday, October 25

Oct. 18

Riverfront to Host “Adopt a Scarecrow” Event

11:15 a.m. - Now through October 21, organizations, businesses, clubs, and individuals are invited to “Adopt a Scarecrow” at Riverfront Park.

Oct. 8

Unveiling Project Honoring Former West Central CC Director Don Higgins

10:46 a.m. - Plans for Higgins Point Overlook unveiled on October 17, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

Sept. 11

Pavilion at Riverfront will Honor Patriot Day with Light Display

12:17 p.m. - 8:30 – 10 P.M. tonight will feature red, white, and blue lights from the Pavilion

Sept. 9

Sister Cities “Connections” Garden in Riverfront Park opens

3:37 p.m. - The garden is a space to honor and celebrate the importance of our Sister Cities through nature and art.

Aug. 21

Pavilion Grand Opening at Riverfront Park

10:30 a.m. - Join us for a free two-day celebration September 6 - 7

Aug. 8

Providence Health Care Supports Inclusive Play Area at Riverfront Park

8:24 a.m. - $1 million community benefit grant awarded to Spokane Parks Foundation

July 2

Paddle, bike, & play at Spokatopia July 13-14, 2019

3:35 p.m. - People of all ages & abilities who love spending time outdoors can head to Camp Sekani Park on the Spokane River for a fun-filled weekend.