Parks & Recreation Department News Releases for July 2015

July 23

Demolition of Under the Freeway Skate Park Scheduled for Aug. 3

2:31 p.m. - The City of Spokane will begin demolition of the Under the Freeway (UTF) Skate Park on Monday, August 3rd, 2015.

July 22

Celebrate National Carousel Day at Riverfront Park

1:56 p.m. - On Saturday, July 25th, Riverfront Park is celebrating National Carousel Day.

July 17

Indian Canyon Golf Course Ready to Host Rosauers Open Invitational

3:08 p.m. - Starting July 17, 2015, Indian Canyon Golf Course will host the Rosauers Open Invitational Tournament, benefiting the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

Make a Splash Initiative Offers Free Swim Lessons for Local Children

12:29 p.m. - Spokane Parks and Recreation and its partners are offering scholarships for FREE swim lessons at City pools through the Make a Splash program.

July 13

Parks and Recreation Hosts “Summer Shakedown" Softball Tournament

1:31 p.m. - Join Spokane Parks and Recreation for the 1st annual “Summer Shakedown” Softball tournament, July 24th – 26th.

July 9

Qualchan Golf Course hosts Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifier

3 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan Golf Course will host a local qualifier for the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship on Sunday, July 12, 2015.

Lane closures on Ben Garnett Way begin July 14

Midnight - Starting July 14, the Parks and Recreation Department will close down one southbound lane of Ben Garnett Way each day through July 17, 2015.

July 6

City extends splash pad hours

3:31 p.m. - Spokane Parks and Recreation splash pads will open at 9 am beginning Tuesday, adding two additional hours.

Howard Street Bridge South in Riverfront Park to close for testing

3:09 p.m. - Testing will temporarily close the Howard Street Bridge South in Riverfront Park while crews complete geotech testing for the design of new pilings.