Dec. 16 at 10:22 a.m. - Several community partners and businesses are working together to bring festive drive-in New Year’s Eve fireworks to Spokane area neighborhoods
Dec. 4 at 5:17 p.m. - Riverfront Park’s Numerica Skate Ribbon opens for ice skating on Saturday, December 5, 2020 under revised COVID-19 protocols.
Dec. 4 at 2:12 p.m. - The Friends of Manito and Parks & Recreation are partnering with sponsors to bring the community a drive-thru holiday light show at Manito.
Dec. 1 at 2:56 p.m. - Every Wednesday in Dec. 2020 and Jan. 2021, visit the Pavilion to support approx. 20 local food growers and artisans at the Winter Farmers Market.
Nov. 20 at 11:46 a.m. - In partnership with Numerica Credit Union, Riverfront Park will host beautiful outdoor holiday tree lights to brighten the season.
Nov. 18 at 8:42 p.m. - An update on COVID-19 impacts on Parks & Recreation activities
Nov. 12 at 5:38 p.m. - The U.S. Pavilion has won sixteen awards honoring its innovative design, illumination, and service as a community gathering space.
Oct. 29 at 3:30 p.m. - Riverfront Park is preparing to offer ice skating this winter under revised COVID-19 protocols. An opening date will be announced when it is known.
Oct. 23 at 12:31 p.m. - City’s first all-inclusive playground made possible by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care
Oct. 16 at 3:37 p.m. - Hey kids*! From October 17 through 31 locate each spooky scene around downtown and decipher a riddle to earn a treat-bag full of fall goodies.
Oct. 14 at 9:37 a.m. - Thirty new street trees will be planted in the West Central and Logan neighborhoods on Thursday, October 15, 2020 as part of SpoCanopy.
Oct. 1 at 3:12 p.m. - Explore your creative side with an art class, learn a language, find your center with virtual yoga, or get outdoors with a guided snowshoeing trip.
Sept. 30 at 5:42 p.m. - The Volunteers of America’s art installation Eye Contact will be on window display at the Pavilion at Riverfront Park October 2 – 11, 2020.
Sept. 10 at 4:55 p.m. - The Park Board voted unanimously to approve The Seeking Place art piece by Sarah Thompson Moore of Coeur d’Alene for placement in Riverfront Park
Sept. 8 at 2:49 p.m. - The Riverfront Park Committee of the Park Board voted to move forward The Seeking Place art piece to a full vote of the Park Board
Sept. 1 at 11:11 a.m. - Consisting of a large wall with the words “Before I die…” the project encourages the public to fill in their own hopes, dreams, and aspirations.
Aug. 28 at 8:55 a.m. - With help from Spokane Parks and Recreation and Washington State Library, Spokane Public Library installed a Read and Walk activity at Comstock Park.
Aug. 18 at 2:53 p.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation made the difficult decision to begin winterizing pools and splash pads for 2020.
Aug. 18 at 12:04 p.m. - Now through October 31, 2020
Aug. 7 at 3:05 p.m. - The Eat Good Group, LLC will begin temporary operations at Riverfront on Monday, August 10. The café will be open daily from 11 A.M. - 7 P.M.
July 22 at 3:34 p.m. - One of the iconic figures from The White Elephant stores will soon have a new home in Riverfront Park at the Looff Carrousel building.
July 17 at 2:23 p.m. - An update on impacts to Parks & Recreation amidst COVID-19. Select recreation programs resume June 20 with modifications.
June 26 at 12:01 p.m. - Spokane Indians Baseball Club, City Parks & Rec, County Parks, and Spokane Public Schools partner with underwriters to offer four drive-in shows
June 24 at 11:49 a.m. - Designs were unveiled today for the City’s first all-inclusive playground, funded by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care.
June 23 at 4:08 p.m. - A virtual event to unveil designs for the City’s first all-inclusive playground, funded by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care.
June 23 at 2:31 p.m. - Visitors to Manito Park will see a healthier Mirror Pond as the result of a recent rehabilitation project.
June 19 at 2:49 p.m. - Food Trucks at Manito Park for the remainder of the month of June!
June 12 at 12:55 p.m. - An update on Parks & Recreation spaces and programs
June 5 at 12:15 p.m. - Health Officer lifts previous directive to close playgrounds
May 29 at 4 p.m. - An update on impacts to Parks & Recreation programs and facilities
May 28 at 2:26 p.m. - The Numerica SkyRide will re-open as part of Safe Start Washington phase 2, with revised operating procedures to slow the spread of COVID-19.
May 18 at 2:38 p.m. - An update on golf operations
May 5 at 2:41 p.m. - An update on Parks & Recreation activities/spaces, and our actions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
April 29 at 11:48 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation’s golf courses are preparing to re-open on May 5 with revised operations.
April 27 at 11:43 a.m. - Beginning this week, the dome roof of the Looff Carrousel building will be resurfaced under warranty
April 2 at 4:25 p.m. - Virtual recreation during Stay Home, Stay Healthy
April 2 at 10:54 a.m. - An update on actions golf courses, under City of Spokane Parks & Recreation, are taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
April 2 at 9:51 a.m. - An update on actions Parks & Recreation is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 25 at 5:51 p.m. - An update on actions Parks & Recreation is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 19 at 5:19 p.m. - An update on re-opening golf courses under revised protocols to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 18 at 2:19 p.m. - An update on actions City of Spokane Golf is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 17 at 3:42 p.m. - Updated on Parks & Recreation's actions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 13 at 4:19 p.m. - We would like to provide an update on actions City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is taking to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
March 3 at 2:51 p.m. - Irrigation replacement is 95% complete, updating the manual system and saving approximately 6M gallons of water/year while improving quality of play.
Feb. 28 at 11:39 a.m. - Two large construction projects are underway in the redevelopment of Riverfront Park.
Feb. 27 at 3:27 p.m. - With traces of winter giving way to the green of spring, Downriver golf course is opening Friday, February 28, 2020.