June 22 at 4:08 p.m. - 4th of July 2022 Fireworks, Spokane Symphony Concert, and Festivities at Riverfront Park
June 22 at 4:05 p.m. - Contrary to speculation seen online today, no one fell or jumped from the Numerica SkyRide in Riverfront Park.
June 14 at 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 at 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 at 5:17 p.m. - Application deadline extended to June 20, 2022 at 1 p.m.
June 6 at 11:21 a.m. - Splash pad season runs until September 6
May 27 at 10:20 a.m. - The red wagon in Riverfront Park, named The Childhood Express, is slated to receive a fresh coat of paint along with minor metal repairs.
May 26 at 6:21 p.m. - Cultural Event Incentive Grants Available from American Rescue Plan Funds
May 26 at 3:52 p.m. - Ribbon cutting and dedication for Upriver Park renovations funded by Avista
May 26 at 12:09 p.m. - Survey open now through June 12, 2022 on new playground design at Liberty Park.
May 25 at 1:46 p.m. - Parks & Recreation released a draft Master Plan, created from feedback from more than 5,300 residents at 25 engagement opportunities.
May 18 at 4:50 p.m. - Riverfront has a variety of community engagement programs offered free to the community this spring & summer! Thank you to our incredible sponsors.
May 17 at 11:55 a.m. - Construction begins Monday, May 23 on the Don Kardong pedestrian bridge renovation.
May 10 at 5:09 p.m. - The program is intended to reduce fire risk in natural areas by reducing brush and tree sapling density.
May 5 at 8:35 a.m. - A children’s design workshop will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Liberty Park Library, from 10 A.M. – Noon
April 27 at 1:48 p.m. - On May 4, 2022, a sculpture featuring a mated pair of bronze-cast mute swans will be unveiled
April 27 at 10:44 a.m. - Mark Spokane’s 19th year as a Tree City USA at the Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 30, 2022, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M., at Finch Arboretum
April 26 at 3:49 p.m. - Parks & Recreation is on the last big push to round out the seasonal workforce.
April 14 at 12:12 p.m. - Seven partners are working together to fully revitalize the playground and basketball court at Liberty Park on the lower south hill.
April 13 at 1:52 p.m. - Riverfront is planning an open house for anyone considering hosting an event at the park.
April 5 at 1:38 p.m. - The community is invited to share their thoughts on what a future dog park in Riverfront Park could look like.
March 29 at 1:59 p.m. - Several new climbing structures for kids have been added at the Audubon Park playground, thanks to the Jess Roskelley Foundation
March 29 at 1:17 p.m. - Reconstruction of the north suspension pedestrian bridge in Riverfront Park is complete, and the bridge will re-open to the public March 30, 2022.
March 21 at 4 p.m. - Indian Canyon golf course will open for the season on Saturday, March 26, 2022.
March 17 at 2:23 p.m. - One more City golf course is set to open - Downriver Golf Course opens Friday, March 18, 2022.
March 10 at 12:47 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens March 12, and Esmeralda opens March 16, 2022. Opening dates for Indian Canyon and Downriver will be announced soon.
Feb. 23 at 10:13 a.m. - The Spokane Humane Society donated $250,000 towards construction of a dog park in the heart of Riverfront Park at the Forestry Shelter.
Feb. 11 at 9:54 p.m. - A few maintenance projects will have minor impacts on Riverfront Park visitors beginning next week.
Feb. 4 at 11:29 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation was awarded funding totaling nearly $133,000 to expand summer 2022 outdoor youth programs.
Jan. 26 at 12:02 p.m. - Monday, the City Council allocated $1.45M of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds towards repair of the Kardong Bridge, completing the funding package.
Jan. 10 at 12:08 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation was allocated $1,120,000 in the first round of the City of Spokane’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) appropriations last week.