Parks & Recreation Department News Releases for 2024


Expo 50th Opening Ceremonies May 4, 2024

April 9 at 12:28 p.m. - Expo 50th anniversary opening ceremonies are planned for Sat., May 4 from 3 - 9 p.m., kicking off a 9-week celebration.

Dog park design open houses begin next week

April 5 at 4:45 p.m. - Spokane Public Schools and Spokane Parks & Recreation invite the community to two dog park open houses to hear updates and provide design feedback

Expo 50th Celebration Press Conference, April 9

April 4 at 2:48 p.m. - Please join Spokane Parks and Recreation & Visit Spokane for a press conference as we gear up for May 4th, Opening Day of the Expo 50th Celebration!


Indian Canyon Golf Course Opens Friday

March 27 at 2:33 p.m. - Indian Canyon will open for the season on Friday, March 29, 2024.

Palisades North Trailhead Improvements Public Workshop #2

March 26 at 4:13 p.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation invites the community to attend a public workshop to review plans for the Palisades North Trailhead improvements

Place of Truths Plaza Restoration Cleaning Begins March 19

March 19 at 9:44 a.m. - The City of Spokane will temporarily close A Place of Truths plaza behind the Central Library on March 19 for a thorough cleaning and minor repairs.

South Suspension Pedestrian Bridge in Riverfront Park Re-Opens Today A

March 15 at 3:18 p.m. - The newly renovated South Suspension Pedestrian Bridge in Riverfront Park re-opened to the public this morning.

Downriver Golf Course Opens Saturday, March 16

March 14 at 2:10 p.m. - Downriver Golf Course is planning to open Saturday, March 16 for the season.

Qualchan and Esmeralda Golf Courses Open this Week

March 11 at 4:39 p.m. - Qualchan opens March 13, Esmeralda opens March 15


Make Beacon Hill Public Phase II Community Meeting

Feb. 8 at 11:18 a.m. - Another community meeting with updates will be held Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.