Dockton Park: Dock Closure


Attention boaters! We’re sad to say that as of March 2019, the marina at Dockton Park on Maury Island is (mostly) closed until further notice. In order to protect public safety, King County Parks closed the floating piers, including the breakwater and finger piers, for all use. A small area of the main dock structure…

Big Backyard 5K 2019 in photos


Ok. We did it. 10th annual Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente. We even added a 10k and commemorative medals to celebrate this milestone year. And this is 10 years, in a row, of thanking you all for your support! 10 years of raising funds to support the maintenance and operations of your King…

Go sports ball!


We are excited to announce the awardees of our latest round of youth sports grants!! Read the news release here. What are the youth sports grants, you ask? In an effort to remove barriers and disrupt the cost-prohibitive pay-to-play model, our grants are aimed at providing resources to government agencies and non-profit organizations to support…

Youth Job Fair: 3rd annual Peace N the ‘Hood, June 7


What do you get when you combine 30 employers and 10 resource providers at our historic Log Cabin (a.k.a. White Center Community Center) in Steve Cox Memorial Park? Jobs jobs jobs! The Peace N the ‘Hood job fair is an opportunity for youth ages 16 -24 years old to meet potential employers in person, get…

Bridging the Trail Gap Over I-405


King County‚Äôs regional trail network is a great way to beat the traffic and ride to work, but soon a new bridge on the Eastside Rail Corridor (ERC) will allow you to literally ride, walk, or run over the traffic. In early 2020, we will kick off a partnership with the Washington State Department of…