Southwest Pool, Seattle Parks and Recreation

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Operating as usual

[08/27/21]   Today, Friday Aug 27: Wading pools are closed again from cloudy, cool weather with rain in the forecast.

(Sprayparks stay open since they need no prep, filling & draining by staff attendants.)

[08/26/21]   Wading pools are closed today due to cloudy, cool weather with chances of rain.

(Wading pools don't open on days when air temp is expected to be under 70 degrees, and/or no rain is predicted. Sprayparks stay open since they need no prep, filling & draining by staff.)

[08/20/21]   Heads up: The hygiene showers at Delridge Community Center are closed today and through next week.

Timeline Photos 08/19/2021

The aggressive hornet nests at Lincoln Park have been removed and the trails connecting the north, large parking lot to the Ballfield north of the lot are now OPEN.


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The aggressive hornet nests at Lincoln Park have been removed and the trails connecting the north, large parking lot to the Ballfield north of the lot are now OPEN.


https://fal.cn/3hArP

Timeline Photos 08/18/2021

Our FREE Big Day of Play Kits were a hit last year, and we are bringing them back in 2021. Play Kits are first come, first served and available in limited quantities. Get yours today through this Friday!

Pick-up locations:

New Holly Gathering Hall
7054 32nd Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118
Thursday, 8/19, 1-3 pm

Rainier Ave Radio
810 23rd Ave Seattle 98122
Wednesday 8/18, 4-8 pm
Thursday 8/19, 12-8 pm
Friday 8/20, 12-4 pm

We can't wait to see you for Big Day of Play when we go live on August 21 from 12-4 pm! RSVP on the website with Promo Code: BDOP21F for a chance to win a prize. Bigdayofplay.org

Our FREE Big Day of Play Kits were a hit last year, and we are bringing them back in 2021. Play Kits are first come, first served and available in limited quantities. Get yours today through this Friday!

Pick-up locations:

New Holly Gathering Hall
7054 32nd Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118
Thursday, 8/19, 1-3 pm

Rainier Ave Radio
810 23rd Ave Seattle 98122
Wednesday 8/18, 4-8 pm
Thursday 8/19, 12-8 pm
Friday 8/20, 12-4 pm

We can't wait to see you for Big Day of Play when we go live on August 21 from 12-4 pm! RSVP on the website with Promo Code: BDOP21F for a chance to win a prize. Bigdayofplay.org

Timeline Photos 08/17/2021

Aggressive hornets at Lincoln Park have prompted closure of trails that connect the north, large parking lot to the Ballfield north of the lot. Signs are up at the trails shown in the graphic below. Please stay away from this area until we can locate and eradicate the threat.

Aggressive hornets at Lincoln Park have prompted closure of trails that connect the north, large parking lot to the Ballfield north of the lot. Signs are up at the trails shown in the graphic below. Please stay away from this area until we can locate and eradicate the threat.

[08/17/21]   All wading pools are CLOSED today due to the cloudy, cool weather and forecast. (Reminder, they operate when the air temp is expected to be 70 degrees or higher, and/or no rain is predicted.)

Sprayparks will operate as scheduled: https://fal.cn/3hwgI

Timeline Photos 08/15/2021

Big Day of Play is this Saturday 8/21, 12-4pm, and we've got Basketball tournaments for all ages!

- 3 on 3 tournament for high schoolers (pre-registration required, please email)
- Bump/Horse: 12-1pm
- Skills competition (all ages) 1-2pm
- Hot Shots: 2-3pm
- 3-point shootout (all ages) 3-4pm
- Prizes!

Contact [email protected] or [email protected] to register or for questions.

Big Day of Play is this Saturday 8/21, 12-4pm, and we've got Basketball tournaments for all ages!

- 3 on 3 tournament for high schoolers (pre-registration required, please email)
- Bump/Horse: 12-1pm
- Skills competition (all ages) 1-2pm
- Hot Shots: 2-3pm
- 3-point shootout (all ages) 3-4pm
- Prizes!

Contact [email protected] or [email protected] to register or for questions.

Timeline Photos 08/14/2021

🌡️ High temperatures are impacting Seattle. Stay cool at home by keeping blinds closed, turn off unnecessary electronics, use A/C and/or fans, and stay hydrated. You can also visit one of our air-conditioned cooling centers. Find one near you https://fal.cn/3hsDs

🌡️ High temperatures are impacting Seattle. Stay cool at home by keeping blinds closed, turn off unnecessary electronics, use A/C and/or fans, and stay hydrated. You can also visit one of our air-conditioned cooling centers. Find one near you https://fal.cn/3hsDs

08/14/2021

Save the date for Big Day of Play

Are you ready for Big Day of Play 2021? Our annual free community event is Saturday 8/21 at Rainier Community Center!

Let us know by signing up to win prizes at http://www.bigdayofplay.org with promo code BDOP21.

We will see you in person and online on Saturday August 21 from 12-4 p.m.

08/13/2021

Amid high temperatures and dry conditions, King County Fire Marshal issues Stage 2 burn ban prohibiting outdoor recreational fires - King County

A Stage 2 burn ban is immediately in effect throughout King County. For Seattle Parks that means the fire rings at Golden Gardens and Alki Beach will be locked. And as always, no beach fires outside the rings are permitted.
https://fal.cn/3hrS7

Amid high temperatures and dry conditions, King County Fire Marshal issues Stage 2 burn ban prohibiting outdoor recreational fires - King County Amid high temperatures and dry conditions, King County Fire Marshal issues Stage 2 burn ban prohibiting outdoor recreational fires August 13, 2021 Summary King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for unincorporated King County, which prohibits all outdoor recreational fi...

Timeline Photos 08/13/2021

Remember to never leave pets in the car. Temperatures rise quickly even with the windows down and can be deadly for your pet.

Beat the heat by staying indoors, check on neighbors and always call 911 if you see a pet or child in a hot car.

Be sure your pets have access to plenty of water, especially when it’s hot.
Make sure your pet has shady places to go when outdoors.

Test sidewalks with your hand. If it’s too hot for your hand, it’s probably too hot for your pet.

Remember to never leave pets in the car. Temperatures rise quickly even with the windows down and can be deadly for your pet.

Beat the heat by staying indoors, check on neighbors and always call 911 if you see a pet or child in a hot car.

Be sure your pets have access to plenty of water, especially when it’s hot.
Make sure your pet has shady places to go when outdoors.

Test sidewalks with your hand. If it’s too hot for your hand, it’s probably too hot for your pet.

Timeline Photos 08/13/2021

Seattle Parks and Recreation's annual Big Day of Play is Saturday August 21, and we are looking for volunteers to help make this great community event happen! Sign-up today at bigdayofplay.org/volunteer.

Seattle Parks and Recreation's annual Big Day of Play is Saturday August 21, and we are looking for volunteers to help make this great community event happen! Sign-up today at bigdayofplay.org/volunteer.

Timeline Photos 08/12/2021

@cityofseattlegov has cooling centers open Wednesday through Saturday across the city in response to high temperatures. Find a library, recreation center, pool, or other cooling site near you at https://fal.cn/3hpkP

@cityofseattlegov has cooling centers open Wednesday through Saturday across the city in response to high temperatures. Find a library, recreation center, pool, or other cooling site near you at https://fal.cn/3hpkP

Pools and Registered Community Center Programs to Begin Phased Reopening Starting in Early September - Parkways 08/11/2021

Pools and Registered Community Center Programs to Begin Phased Reopening Starting in Early September - Parkways

We’re excited to announce more open pools as part of our phased, tentative Fall schedule! Southwest & Madison pools will reopen in September; Meadowbrook and Ballard Pools will follow in October. All will offer lap swim, independent fitness, and limited aquatic exercise classes. More details and schedules at https://fal.cn/3ho9U

Pools and Registered Community Center Programs to Begin Phased Reopening Starting in Early September - Parkways Seattle Parks and Recreation will be ramping up public services and programming at recreation facilities across Seattle beginning September 7, 2021. This ramp up will include reopening most public pools (for lap swim, independent aquatic fitness and limited aquatic exercise classes),...

Pools and Registered Community Center Programs to Begin Phased Reopening Starting in Early September - Parkways 08/11/2021

Pools and Registered Community Center Programs to Begin Phased Reopening Starting in Early September - Parkways

Our phased re-opening continues to ramp up with some fall announcements! Beginning September 7, we’re aiming to reopen most public pools (for lap swim, independent aquatic fitness & limited aquatic exercise classes), community center and environmental learning center registered programs and teen programs that support academic success and enrichment. Full details at this link. Full details at https://fal.cn/3ho6l

Pools and Registered Community Center Programs to Begin Phased Reopening Starting in Early September - Parkways Seattle Parks and Recreation will be ramping up public services and programming at recreation facilities across Seattle beginning September 7, 2021. This ramp up will include reopening most public pools (for lap swim, independent aquatic fitness and limited aquatic exercise classes),...

Timeline Photos 08/11/2021

Dangerously high temperatures can be deadly. Know the signs of heat-related illnesses and how to treat them. Check on at-risk family & neighbors often. Help them get to an air-conditioned place or cooling center if possible. Cooling center locations: https://fal.cn/3ho3r

Dangerously high temperatures can be deadly. Know the signs of heat-related illnesses and how to treat them. Check on at-risk family & neighbors often. Help them get to an air-conditioned place or cooling center if possible. Cooling center locations: https://fal.cn/3ho3r

Timeline Photos 08/11/2021

🌡️ Dangerously high temperatures are impacting Seattle Wed. 8/11 - Sat. 8/14 . Stay cool at home by keeping blinds closed, turn off unnecessary electronics, use air conditioning and/or fans, and stay hydrated. You can also visit one of our air-conditioned cooling centers. Find one near you: https://fal.cn/3hmxl

🌡️ Dangerously high temperatures are impacting Seattle Wed. 8/11 - Sat. 8/14 . Stay cool at home by keeping blinds closed, turn off unnecessary electronics, use air conditioning and/or fans, and stay hydrated. You can also visit one of our air-conditioned cooling centers. Find one near you: https://fal.cn/3hmxl

Timeline Photos 08/09/2021

Closes tomorrow!

Seeking 2 Rec Leaders to support a program that trains & mentors racially & culturally diverse youth in the field of Outdoor Recreation. Nine of these youth will be hired as interns to work alongside youth program staff in 2022. Apply @ https://fal.cn/3hkuv

Closes tomorrow!

Seeking 2 Rec Leaders to support a program that trains & mentors racially & culturally diverse youth in the field of Outdoor Recreation. Nine of these youth will be hired as interns to work alongside youth program staff in 2022. Apply @ https://fal.cn/3hkuv

Timeline Photos 08/09/2021

Join friends from the Seattle Kraken on Wed., August 18 for some fun, free hockey at the Green Lake Community Center! On the basketball court from 3-5 pm. Call the Community Center at (206) 684-0780 for more info.

Join friends from the Seattle Kraken on Wed., August 18 for some fun, free hockey at the Green Lake Community Center! On the basketball court from 3-5 pm. Call the Community Center at (206) 684-0780 for more info.

Facility rentals to open at 5 community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings and more! - Parkways 08/07/2021

Facility rentals to open at 5 community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings and more! - Parkways

Five community centers will begin offering limited facility rentals for meetings, parties, group gatherings, events, sports, & play from August 2 to September 12 during evening and weekend hours. Get all the details at:

https://fal.cn/3hih0

Facility rentals to open at 5 community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings and more! - Parkways Seattle Parks and Recreation will begin offering limited facility rentals at the following five community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings, events, sports, and play from August 2 to September 12 during evening and weekend hours. Garfield Community Center Phone #: (206) 684-4...

Timeline Photos 08/06/2021

Seattle Parks and Recreation's annual Big Day of Play is Saturday August 21, and we are looking for volunteers to help make this great community event happen! Sign-up today at bigdayofplay.org/volunteer.

Seattle Parks and Recreation's annual Big Day of Play is Saturday August 21, and we are looking for volunteers to help make this great community event happen! Sign-up today at bigdayofplay.org/volunteer.

Timeline Photos 08/03/2021

We are looking to hire folks with a passion for outdoor recreation to help us serve racially and culturally diverse youth over the next year as part of our No Child Left Inside Grant! Staff will work to reach underserved communities and lead activities in hiking, rafting, kayaking, snow shoeing, and more.

Apply by 8/10/21 at: https://fal.cn/3haZx

We are looking to hire folks with a passion for outdoor recreation to help us serve racially and culturally diverse youth over the next year as part of our No Child Left Inside Grant! Staff will work to reach underserved communities and lead activities in hiking, rafting, kayaking, snow shoeing, and more.

Apply by 8/10/21 at: https://fal.cn/3haZx

Facility rentals to open at 5 community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings and more! - Parkways 08/02/2021

Facility rentals to open at 5 community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings and more! - Parkways

Five community centers will begin offering limited facility rentals for meetings, parties, group gatherings, events, sports, & play from August 2 to September 12 during evening and weekend hours. Get all the details at:

https://fal.cn/3half

Facility rentals to open at 5 community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings and more! - Parkways Seattle Parks and Recreation will begin offering limited facility rentals at the following five community center locations for meetings, parties, group gatherings, events, sports, and play from August 2 to September 12 during evening and weekend hours. Garfield Community Center Phone #: (206) 684-4...

Timeline Photos 08/01/2021

Wildfires have not impacted Seattle yet, but we should still be prepared for smoke impacts this summer. Smoke from wildfires can make Seattle’s air quality unhealthy, especially for people with certain health conditions. Learn more about how you can prepare for wildfire smoke and what to do when it arrives: https://fal.cn/3h8c3

Wildfires have not impacted Seattle yet, but we should still be prepared for smoke impacts this summer. Smoke from wildfires can make Seattle’s air quality unhealthy, especially for people with certain health conditions. Learn more about how you can prepare for wildfire smoke and what to do when it arrives: https://fal.cn/3h8c3

Timeline Photos 07/31/2021

Summer's in full swing! While you're having a blast, please remember these safety essentials:

🍔 Please BBQ with propane only during this time of high fire danger
☀️ Watch for heat-related illness in older and more vulnerable folks
💧 Hydrate hydrate hydrate!
👒 Wear a hat and sunscreen
👍 Life vests save lives
🏖️ Watch children and babies at all times near or in the water

(Sun photo: part of a mosaic at Medgar Evers Pool.)

Summer's in full swing! While you're having a blast, please remember these safety essentials:

🍔 Please BBQ with propane only during this time of high fire danger
☀️ Watch for heat-related illness in older and more vulnerable folks
💧 Hydrate hydrate hydrate!
👒 Wear a hat and sunscreen
👍 Life vests save lives
🏖️ Watch children and babies at all times near or in the water

(Sun photo: part of a mosaic at Medgar Evers Pool.)

Timeline Photos 07/31/2021

Take steps now to prepare for wildfire smoke! When wildfires burn in the northwest, smoke can impact Seattle and create unhealthy air quality.

Stay informed during emergencies. Sign up for AlertSeattle to receive emergency alerts via text message, email and/or phone call. Sign up: alert.seattle.gov

Take steps now to prepare for wildfire smoke! When wildfires burn in the northwest, smoke can impact Seattle and create unhealthy air quality.

Stay informed during emergencies. Sign up for AlertSeattle to receive emergency alerts via text message, email and/or phone call. Sign up: alert.seattle.gov

Timeline Photos 07/30/2021

Our lifeguarded beaches are open daily, weather permitting, from noon to 7 pm on weekdays, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Beaches will be open until Labor Day.

Don't forget your hat 🤠, sunscreen ☀️ and water bottle! 💧

Beach locations:
https://fal.cn/3h7h9

Our lifeguarded beaches are open daily, weather permitting, from noon to 7 pm on weekdays, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Beaches will be open until Labor Day.

Don't forget your hat 🤠, sunscreen ☀️ and water bottle! 💧

Beach locations:
https://fal.cn/3h7h9

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2801 SW Thistle St
Seattle, WA
98126

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Family Change Room Pool size: 25 yard/6 lane 1M diving board 3M diving board 102 degree Therapy Spa Sauna Pool Temperature: 85 degrees ADA Lift and Portable Access Stairs

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday 12pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday 12pm - 8:30pm
Thursday 12pm - 9:30pm
Friday 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 9:30am - 2pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm
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View the City’s policies at www.seattle.gov/digital.

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Ballard Pool Ballard Pool
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Aqua Dynamics Aqua Dynamics
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View the City’s policies at www.seattle.gov/digital.