Dogs’ day out at Spanaway Park, Oct. 19

PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — Everyone is invited to a tail-waggin’ good time at the Woof Woof Walk from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Spanaway Park, located at 14905 Bresemann Blvd. S. in Spanaway. This annual event, which benefits Pierce County Parks youth programs, draws animal lovers from all over to share,…

Parks, Recreation & Open Space plan input sought

PIERCE COUNTY — You are invited to learn about updates to the Pierce County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan through an online open house. The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan is updated about every six years. The plan provides the long-term plan for parks, trails, open space, and recreation programs offered by Pierce County….

Sprinker Mobile Food Fest August 19, 2019

PIERCE COUNTY, WA —  Sprinker Recreation Center’s ballfields will have a fleet of tasty mobile goodness from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 17 at Pierce County Parks & Recreation fifth annual Mobile Food Fest. In addition to the 24 delicious reasons to attend the admission-free at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St….

Dawson Playground Open House

Pierce County Parks will be holding an Open House regarding improvements to Dawson Playfield in Midland. The event will be held Sunday, August 4, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Dawson Playfield Picnic Shelter on 90th and Portland Avenue. The public is invited.

Spaghetti & Parks go together – May 17

Are  you hungry for a great plate of spaghetti? The hard working volunteers of the Frederickson area are at it again. Friends of Stan & Joan Cross, spurred on by the progress with Pierce County Parks to begin the development of Cross Park , are holding this year’s park fundraiser. The Spaghetti Feed & Dessert…

Take a Sneak Peek into Pierce County Parks Summer Camps

PIERCE COUNTY — Come and join Pierce County Parks and Recreation for the Summer Camp Preview Fair on Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S., Tacoma, WA, 98444. At this preview event, meet camp instructors, enjoy some great giveaways, interact at one of the activity…

Kidz Kraze Festival presents host of free activities Aug. 27

Have you explored the North Meadow at Chambers Creek Regional Park? Pierce County Parks & Recreation invites you to experience what it has to offer it at its inaugural Kidz Kraze Festival from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27. The event and parking located at Chambers Creek Regional Park North Meadow, 4952 Grandview…

Events abound!

August 10 – 13 – Pierce County Fair in Graham (10am – 10pm, Th, F, S | Sun 10am – 6 pm) August 12 – Freddie Fest, in Frederickson Fridays – Orting Valley Farmer’s Market (3-7pm) August 19 – Garfield Street Fair in Parkland August 26 – 40th Annual LeMay/Marymount Car Show August 26027 – Lacamas Community…

Roxanne Miles named head of Pierce County Parks and Recreation

After a competitive recruitment and selection process, Roxanne E. Miles has been named the new director of Pierce County Parks and Recreation. She will begin her new role on July 17, 2017. Miles joined the County in December 2016 as the Business and Financial Operations Manager for the county’s Planning and Public Works Department. She…

Danger, thin ice

By Marianne Lincoln On my short tour of Spanaway Lake this morning, there was fog, rain, thinning ice, ducks out of water and a very quiet park. Large cracks were very visible and the park posted a very large warning sign to stay off the ice. Neighbors had been posting photos on social media of people…

Frozen Lake Tour

Starting with a bird filled pond just off the Orting-Kapowsin Highway on 252nd Street to Lake Kapowsin, Ohop Lake and Clear Lake, there’s still a lot of ice out there. That ice is now starting to melt and we decided to share before it does. Clear Lake was the hold out. Apparently, it has a considerable flow of fresh…