Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

July 26

Construction of New Art, The Seeking Place, at Riverfront

8:40 a.m. - A new piece of local art will soon be installed in Riverfront Park

July 21

Golfers’ Appreciation Day, August 1, 2022

3:35 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation Thanks Golfers for Water Conservation Investments with Golfers’ Appreciation Day, August 1, 2022

July 7

Shakespeare in the Park returns to Riverfront this summer

10:24 a.m. - S3 will present their second season in Riverfront with two productions for 2022

July 1

Spokane County Conservation Futures Funds Palisades Park Expansion

11:02 a.m. - Spokane County’s Conservation Futures Program funded acquisition of 114 additional acres to Palisades Park, owned and managed by the City of Spokane

Red Wagon Renovation Complete, Re-Opens Mid-Saturday

10:28 a.m. - The red wagon renovation in Riverfront Park is nearly complete, and it is anticipated to re-open to the public Saturday, July 2, 2022.

June 22

4th of July 2022 in Riverfront Park

4:08 p.m. - 4th of July 2022 Fireworks, Spokane Symphony Concert, and Festivities at Riverfront Park

No Person Fell or Jumped from the Riverfront SkyRide

4:05 p.m. - Contrary to speculation seen online today, no one fell or jumped from the Numerica SkyRide in Riverfront Park.

June 14

City Aquatic Centers Open June 20, 2022

10:47 a.m. - The City’s six aquatic centers are scheduled to open Monday, June 20 and run through Friday, August 26, 2022

June 13

Reveal Event June 18 for Riverfront Dog Park Design, Name

5:12 p.m. - Join us Saturday, June 18, 2022 at noon for the reveal of the design and name of the future dog park in Riverfront Park

June 7

Deadline Extended: Cultural Events Incentive Grants

5:17 p.m. - Application deadline extended to June 20, 2022 at 1 p.m.