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Seattle Parks and Recreation

Mission: Seattle Parks and Recreation provides welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land.

They promote healthy people, a healthy environment, and strong communities.

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) manages a 6,414-acre park system of over 485 parks and extensive natural areas. SPR provides athletic fields, tennis courts, play areas, specialty gardens, and more than 25 miles of boulevards and 120 miles of trails. The system comprises about 12% of the city's land area. SPR also manages many facilities, including 27 community centers, eight indoor swimming pools, two outdoor (summer) swimming pools, four environmental education centers, two small craft centers, four golf courses, an outdoor stadium, and much more.

Category: Recreation + Sports

 

Ways to Get Involved:

They have a variety of current projects that need volunteers. Help them build and maintain our forest lands, improve the shorelines, keep the parks healthy and join rewarding projects that give back to your community!