Parks & Facilities
Mercer Island has 475 acres of parks and open spaces. Mercer Island Parks are open for your enjoyment daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, though we ask that you please observe posted seasonal and special circumstance restrictions.
Luther Burbank Beach is life guarded from 12 pm - 6 pm, beginning Monday, June 26, 2017 and will end for the season on Sunday, August 27. There are no lifeguards at Groveland Beach, Clarke Beach or Calkins Landing. Note: On August 24 and 25, the Luther Burbank Beach will not be guarded due to insufficient staffing levels.
Mercer Island public facilities have been designated to support strong community values and to improve livability by providing and promoting quality facilities, leisure, cultural and social services.
The Parks and open spaces on the Island are the perfect location for a variety of activities like; baseball, soccer, volleyball, throwing a frisbee, flying a kite, having a picnic or taking a walk with the family.
Click here for a map of Mercer Island Parks.
Click here for the Parks and Recreation Plan 2014-2019.
If you are interested in having a Special Event at one of Mercer Island's outdoor facilities please contact Merrill Thomas-Schadt at 206.275.7873 or view the Special Events page.