Parks & Recreation Department News Releases for March 2017

March 27

Suspension Bridges Re-Open in Riverfront Park

3:36 p.m. - Riverfront Park re-opened suspension pedestrian bridges. While enjoying incredible river views, please use caution. The river remains closed.

March 20

Downriver and Creek at Qualchan Golf Courses Open This Week

4:19 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens Wednesday March 22, and Downriver opens Thursday, March 23, 2017. They join Esmeralda, open as of March 20.

March 16

Esmeralda Golf Course Opens Monday, March 20, 2017

11:13 a.m. - As early signs of spring arrive, Esmeralda golf course is preparing to open Monday, March 20.

March 10

Looff Building Demolition Begins Next Week

4:30 p.m. - Construction on the new building for the Looff Carrousel is underway, with building demolition scheduled to begin Monday, March 13, 2017.

New Salish Name for Canada Island in Riverfront Park

1:22 p.m. - Park Board selected a new name for Canada Island - a Salish name snx? mene? (sin-HOO-men-huh), translated to Salmon People.