Parks & Recreation Department News Releases for 2020

June

Drive-in 4th of July Fireworks at multiple sites across Spokane

June 26 at 12:01 p.m. - Spokane Indians Baseball Club, City Parks & Rec, County Parks, and Spokane Public Schools partner with underwriters to offer four drive-in shows

City’s First All-Inclusive Playground Design Revealed

June 24 at 11:49 a.m. - Designs were unveiled today for the City’s first all-inclusive playground, funded by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care.

Inclusive Playground Design Reveal in Riverfront Park: a virtual event

June 23 at 4:08 p.m. - A virtual event to unveil designs for the City’s first all-inclusive playground, funded by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care.

Manito Mirror Pond Rehabilitation Project Complete

June 23 at 2:31 p.m. - Visitors to Manito Park will see a healthier Mirror Pond as the result of a recent rehabilitation project.

Food Trucks at Manito

June 19 at 2:49 p.m. - Food Trucks at Manito Park for the remainder of the month of June!

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: June 12, 2020

June 12 at 12:55 p.m. - An update on Parks & Recreation spaces and programs

Playgrounds re-open under Spokane Regional Health District guidance

June 5 at 12:15 p.m. - Health Officer lifts previous directive to close playgrounds

May

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: May 29, 2020

May 29 at 4 p.m. - An update on impacts to Parks & Recreation programs and facilities

Riverfront’s Numerica SkyRide Re-Opens Friday, May 29, 2020

May 28 at 2:26 p.m. - The Numerica SkyRide will re-open as part of Safe Start Washington phase 2, with revised operating procedures to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Golf COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: May 18, 2020

May 18 at 2:38 p.m. - An update on golf operations

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: May 5, 2020

May 5 at 2:41 p.m. - An update on Parks & Recreation activities/spaces, and our actions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

April

Downriver, Qualchan, Indian Canyon, & Esmeralda Re-open May 5, 2020

April 29 at 11:48 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation’s golf courses are preparing to re-open on May 5 with revised operations.

Looff Carrousel Dome Roof Being Resurfaced

April 27 at 11:43 a.m. - Beginning this week, the dome roof of the Looff Carrousel building will be resurfaced under warranty

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: April 2, 2020

April 2 at 4:25 p.m. - Virtual recreation during Stay Home, Stay Healthy

Golf COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: March 30, 2020

April 2 at 10:54 a.m. - An update on actions golf courses, under City of Spokane Parks & Recreation, are taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: April 1, 2020

April 2 at 9:51 a.m. - An update on actions Parks & Recreation is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.

March

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: March 25, 2020

March 25 at 5:51 p.m. - An update on actions Parks & Recreation is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Golf COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: March 19, 2020

March 19 at 5:19 p.m. - An update on re-opening golf courses under revised protocols to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Golf COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: March 18, 2020

March 18 at 2:19 p.m. - An update on actions City of Spokane Golf is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: March 17, 2020

March 17 at 3:42 p.m. - Updated on Parks & Recreation's actions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: March 13, 2020

March 13 at 4:19 p.m. - We would like to provide an update on actions City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is taking to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Esmeralda golf course opening Friday, March 6, 2020

March 3 at 2:51 p.m. - Irrigation replacement is 95% complete, updating the manual system and saving approximately 6M gallons of water/year while improving quality of play.

February

Riverfront’s North Bank and West Havermale Projects Underway

Feb. 28 at 11:39 a.m. - Two large construction projects are underway in the redevelopment of Riverfront Park.

Downriver Golf Course Opens Friday, joins The Creek at Qualchan

Feb. 27 at 3:27 p.m. - With traces of winter giving way to the green of spring, Downriver golf course is opening Friday, February 28, 2020.