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…

Camp Long Challenge Course in West Seattle growing like a tree!


The number of youths participating in the team experience of the Challenge Course at Camp Long has been going up, up and up! King County Parks partnered with Seattle Parks, and the Washington State University Extension 4-H program in providing a $50,000 Youth Sports Facilities Grant to build the expanded challenge course. In 2011, the…

White Center Aztecs


I had the opportunity to watch the Aztecs play their championship game on Saturday night. They are a thing of legend here in Parks. It was obvious from warm-ups to game-time that this team is tight. They shared jokes and smiles pre-game, but started off with the first two goals and never slowed down. It…

KC Parks offering grants for fields, play equipment, skateparks, and more!


Attention community groups and local agencies! Here’s a great grant opportunity to help you build or renovate your field, court, playground, skatepark, bmx trail, climbing structure and more! Youth Sports Facilities Grants provide matching grants of between $5,000 and $75,000 for sports facilities projects serving youth in King County. Letters of Intent are due May…