Parks & Recreation
View your recreation guide now! Register for spring/summer classes and programs online or in person and by phone at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 206.275.7609. NEW! When you are viewing the online digital guide you can click on the course code number to take you directly to www.myparksandrecreation.com to register. Click Here for instructions on how to register for a class from the digital guide.
A child information form must be completed and returned prior to camp. Email to email@example.com or mail to 2040 84th Ave. SE, Attn: Camps, Mercer Island, WA 98040.
For the seventh consecutive year in a row the national nonprofit KaBOOM! recognized Mercer Island as a 2014 "Playful City USA." KaBOOM!, an organization dedicated to promoting healthy activity for children, selected Mercer Island as one of 212 cities across the country as a Playful City USA community for its continuing dedication to play.
"KaBOOM! Playful City USA" program highlighted the award-winning Adventure Playground, where kids create forts, swings, bridges, tree houses and more with staff supervisors facilitating the building. During each Friday of the summer, a Fun Mobile arrives at a different City park providing arts, crafts, music, entertainment, lawn games and a 'slip and slide.'
"The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in providing the highest quality facilities and services in partnership with the community to enhance livability on Mercer Island."
Comprehensive and diverse services include recreation, athletic, social, art, special event, park and facility operations/maintenance, open space acquisition, urban forestry management and other services.
Services are provided to preschool age children, youth, teen, adult, family and senior populations through partnerships with community agencies, businesses and institutions.
With over 35 parks and open space areas boasting over 400 acres and trails in excess of 50 miles, the Department maintains
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Fall/Winter Rec Guide Now Available Online
Are you ready to Go Green with the City? The Parks and Recreation Department announces the release of its Fall/Winter 2014 Recreation Guide in an all-electronic format.
Online registration for all fall and winter courses began on August 18, and is available by phone or in-person beginning August ... Read more...
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Worldwide Day of Play
Saturday, September 20, 2014Worldwide Day Of Play
Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play is an event designed to promote the importance of PLAY. The Nickelodeon Channel will “go black” for several hours on September 20 to encourage families to make time for play. We will host a “Let’s Just Play” event at Mercerdale Park as a par... Read more...
Senior Special Event Luncheons
Thursday, October 09, 2014Senior Oktoberfest and Root Beer Garden
Enjoy a frosty root beer float along with your traditional Oktoberfest lunch! We might even dance a polka or two. Registration required and transportation will be available. Call 275-7609 to reserve your spot and a ride on the bus.
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Monster Mash Dash: Family FUN RUN
Saturday, October 25, 2014Monster Mash Dash: Family FUN RUN
Dress up and join us for a run or walk through Luther Burbank Park. Runners will run from the south end of the park to Calkins Point and back. Refreshments served afterwards. Don’t forget to dress up for the costume contest with prizes awarded! Dogs on a leash are ... Read more...
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