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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Forest Park sports courts renovations begin Sept. 9

City of Everett parks alert

Renovations at the sports courts at Forest Park are scheduled to begin Sept. 9. Renovations include resurfacing the tennis and basketball courts. The courts will be closed during renovations and are expected to reopen by early spring, 2021. Learn more abo...

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Learn more about park projects. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Help keep Everett parks beautiful by packing out what you pack in

Pack out what you pack in

When visiting parks for some summer sunshine and play, please pack out what you pack in. Trash service and receptacles are limited at this time due to limited resources and staff.

We’ve seen an increase in trash left behind in our parks this seas...

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Learn more about recreating responsibly. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Please recreate responsibly

Forest Park

Before heading out for some fresh air, we ask community members to be mindful of changes to our parks and follow public health guidelines from state and local health officials.

In response to COVID-19 and Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Hom...

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Learn more about the City’s response to COVID-19. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: May 1, 2020

FAQ: 2020 Parks & Community Services service reductions

City of Everett parks alert

On April 22, Everett City Council approved the adoption of $3.4 million in emergency budget reductions, taken in response to COVID-19. These reductions were necessary to protect the City’s financial viability and ability to deliver core services...

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Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: August 18, 2020

South end parking lot at Legion Memorial Park closed until early fall

City of Everett parks alert

The parking lot at the south end of American Legion Memorial Park, near the arboretum, is closed until early fall for parking lot and sports court resurfacing. The main parking lot will remain open daily, dawn to dusk. To access the Evergreen Arboretum, p...

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Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Lowell Park sports court renovations begin week of June 15

Lowell Park

Renovations at the tennis, pickleball and basketball courts at Lowell Park are scheduled to begin the week of June 15. Renovations include repairing root damage and resurfacing the tennis and pickleball courts, as well as seal-coating and striping the bas...

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Learn more about park projects. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Walter E. Hall and Legion Memorial golf courses to reopen for limited use May 5

Legion Golf Course

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Parks & Community Services will reopen both Walter E. Hall and Legion Memorial golf courses for limited use on May 5 under Governor Jay Inslee’s new guidance on allowing some outdoor recreation.

Both golf co...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Forest Park playground closing for upgrades

Forest Park playground rendering

EVERETT – Everett families and visitors can expect to see new equipment in place at Everett’s most popular playground this summer. The playground at Forest Park will close Monday, Feb. 10 to begin construction and work is expected to l...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Everett Animal Shelter to receive Holiday Wishes grant from Petco Foundation

Noodle the dog

EVERETT, WA – The Everett Animal Shelter was selected as a 2019 Holiday Wishes recipient by the Petco Foundation. The grant amount, between $5,000-100,000, will be revealed at the Petco Foundation Grant Celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. at Petco ...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services