Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

April 7

Spokane Parks Windstorm Restoration Plans Underway

7:34 p.m. - Parks & Recreation is working with The Lands Council to mitigate damage to our urban tree canopy from the Jan. 13, 2021 windstorm.

March 29

Parks & Recreation Safely Offers Taste of Normalcy with Spring Program

5:41 p.m. - This spring, with revised protocols, we are safely offering the most robust assortment of recreation opportunities in over a year.

March 24

Indian Canyon Golf Course Opens Friday, March 26, 2021

6:50 p.m. - Indian Canyon golf course will open for the season on Friday, March 26.

March 17

Manito Park Koi Pond Conservation Project Begins March 2021

11:52 a.m. - Koi Pond in Manito will undergo water conservation project to improve pond quality, save 16 – 18 millions of gallons of water annually

March 10

Spring Activities Begin at Riverfront Park

11:18 a.m. - Spring 2021 activities at Riverfront include an outdoor market, health and fitness programs, and an interactive kid’s puzzle exploring downtown

March 9

Downriver Golf Course opens Wednesday, Esmeralda opens Friday

1:10 p.m. - Two more Spokane golf courses are opening this week – Downriver opens Wednesday, March 10, 2021 and Esmeralda opens Friday, March 12, 2021.

March 2

The Creek at Qualchan golf course opens Thursday, March 4, 2021

1:54 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens March 4, with permanent greens and carts allowed. For tee times, please call 448-9317.

Feb. 25

Looff Carrousel to Reopen in Riverfront Park March 1, 2021

5:24 p.m. - Riverfront Park is excited to announce the Looff Carrousel will reopen Monday, March 1, 2021 under Phase 2 guidelines.

Feb. 19

Hoopfest + Parks & Rec offer first outdoor basketball league

3:39 p.m. - The Spokane Hoopfest Association and Spokane Parks & Recreation are partnering to present the City’s first Hooptown USA Outdoor League this spring.

Feb. 12

COVID-19 update for Parks & Recreation: February 12, 2021

4:58 p.m. - What the move to Phase 2 means for City of Spokane Parks & Recreation