Parks & Recreation Department News Releases for April 2021

April 27

Food Drive at Riverfront Spring Market Wednesday

11:16 a.m. - Second Harvest will be onsite at Wednesday’s Riverfront Market to collect food donations, share nutrition resources and healthy recipes.

April 26

Critical Need for Lifeguards & Swim Instructors This Summer

1:50 p.m. - The City plans to open all six aquatic centers this year, but one barrier is standing in the way – finding enough lifeguards and swim instructors.

April 22

New Street Trees to be Planted Friday as Part of SpoCanopy

5:11 p.m. - 25 new street trees will be planted in the West Central neighborhood on Friday, April 23 as part of SpoCanopy’s goals for increased tree canopy cover.

April 21

Riverfront Park Redevelopment - Spring 2021 Update

4:05 p.m. - The North Bank, Ice Age Floods Playground, wheels park, Hooptown USA court, Roskelley Performance Climbing Boulder, parking & more - opening late May!

April 20

Organic land management demo begins in May at Chief Garry Park

2:56 p.m. - Organic land management demonstration at Chief Garry Park through a collaboration with Beyond Pesticides, Natural Grocers, & City Council.

April 14

Comstock Park Reopens Today

10:01 a.m. - Comstock Park officially reopens today, as clean-up from the January windstorm is substantially complete.

April 13

Riverfront Park’s North Suspension Bridge Reconstruction Begins in May

11:03 a.m. - Reconstruction of the north suspension pedestrian bridge in Riverfront Park will begin in May, and re-open to the public in winter/spring 2022.

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.