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. Tip: 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.
Spring/Summer Camp Registration
King Country Library User Survey
View the Summer Camp Brochure now!
The King County Library System (KCLS) and the Mercer Island Library Advisory Board invite all library users to share their thoughts and opinions about the Mercer Island Library to help planners better understand how patrons use the Library and what features and aspects of the facility are most important to them. Click here to take the anonymous survey online by noon on Monday, April 20, 2015.
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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Parents Night Out
Saturday, May 09, 2015Parents Night Out
A great Motherís Day gift! Need a night without the kids, but canít find a babysitter? How about 5 hours out? Have your kids and their friends all meet at the Community Center for an action packed night. There will be a movie, munchies and games to play throughout the night all le... Read more...
Run Like a Girl 5k
Saturday, May 16, 2015A female 5k run. Calling all girls, ladies and women! Dress up for fun and run or walk through beautiful Luther Burbank Park. Guys come cheer them on! T-shirts for all participants. Registration deadline May 3rd. Sponsored by Kitchen Plus and Windermere Real Estate.
Course #: 15561
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National Trails Day & Letterboxing
Saturday, June 06, 2015National Trails Day & Letterboxing
Celebrate the trails of Pioneer Park while hunting for hints and clues! Pick up a clue book, make a stamp and start hunting! Pioneer Park has 6.6 miles of trails for hiking, running and walking. Come outside and play! Meet us in the NW quadrant along 68t... Read more...
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