Summer 2019: Free Swim, Free Lunches, how to avoid the summer slide

FREE Summer Playground and Meals Program

The park sites that will be operating near Alki will be:

  • Roxhill Park
  • EC Hughes Park
  • Highland Park

Each site will be open from 10am – 4pm, Monday – Friday, July 1 – August 23, and will have free recreation and art activities provided by AmeriCorps VISTAs. Lunches will be served from 12-1 pm, and snack from 3-3:30 pm.

We will also have these additional programs taking place at these parks:
-Roxhill Park – Skateboard Clinics- Wednesdays 1-4pm, July 3- August 21
-Roxhill Park – Environmental Learning with Parks Naturalists – Thursdays 1-3pm, July 11-August 22
-Highland Park – Environmental Learning with Parks Naturalists – Wednesdays 1-3pm, July 10-August 21
-Highland Park – Summer Meals Field Day – Saturday, June 29th, 12pm-3pm.

For additional questions about the summer playground program, please contact Connor Durham at 206-615-0303 or by email at connor.durham@seattle.gov .

 


FREE YOUTH SWIMMING LESSONS:

This summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will offer free daytime youth swim lessons beginning July 1 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday-Friday at all nine lifeguarded summer beaches.
SPR will also offer free evening swim lessons from 6 to 6:30 p.m. at all 9 lifeguarded beaches on Mondays and Thursdays. Lessons are intended for youth 6 and older. Register in person at the beach. Sign up at the beach of your choice starting June 22 during regular operating hours.
For a list of SPR’s nine lifeguarded beaches as well as more information, please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches.

 


Seattle Public Library hosting FREE lunch this summer

All kids (18 and under) are welcome and do not need to provide a proof of income, address, or citizenship.

  • The Delridge branch will offer lunch between 1-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday from July 1 through August 29.
  • The High Point branch will offer lunch between 3-4 p.m. Monday through Friday from July 1 through August 30.
  • The Rainier Beach branch will offer lunch from 11 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday from July 1 through August 30.

Stop the Summer Slide

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Mark Your Calendars:

July 4th (10 AM): West Seatte 4th of July Kid’s Parade

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 6th: Pirate Landing on Alki Beach

 

 

 

 

 

July 12 – 14: West Seattle Summerfest

 

 

 

 

 

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