Marymoor South play area is OPEN!


I know it’s hard to believe, but Marymoor Park just got a little bit awesomer. We’re delighted to announce that the southern play area at Marymoor Park (located right outside of the concert venue) is now open! There’s equipment for littles and bigs alike and is a climbing kiddo’s dream: lots of things to go…

Big Backyard 5K 2018 in photos


  Thank you to all of our participants and partners for your support. Your involvement helps make your King County parks a better place. We appreciate your involvement and thank you for making Your Big Backyard that much more awesome. See you next year for the 10-year anniversary of BBY5K! More photos on our Flickr…

White Center: Peace N the Hood Job Fair – June 8


Peace N the Hood Job Fair   The 2nd annual Peace N the Hood (PITH) Job Fair for ages 16 – 24 is coming up on Friday, June 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd 98146). The PITH Job Fair provides employment…

Still time to register! BBY5K is coming up on June 3


It’s that time of year again to lace up your sneakers for your favorite 5K! Our 9th annual Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente is right around the corner on Sunday, June 3 and there is still time to register. Individuals, kids, groups, and teams can sign-up online through June 1 and in-person on…

GiveBIG to the KC Parks Foundation!


May 9th is GIVEBIG and your chance to support the King County Parks Foundation efforts to combat climate change by helping King County plant a million trees by 2020. No one does trees better than parks. You don’t even need to wait until the BIG day – schedule your donation today, so you can be…