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 email@example.com .
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
Recommended from Ms. Iba:
“If Kids Can’t Read What They Want in the Summer, When Can They?”
- Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2019
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