Tagged with 'Parks'

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Field House Park Play structure to be replaced. The Des Moines Citywide Playground Project – approved by the City Council in March of this year – will provide designs to repair and replace play structures... [Read more]

Celebrate Earth Day at a free Open House at Saltwater State Park Sat., April 22

Celebrate Earth Day at a free Open House at Saltwater State Park Sat., April 22

Celebrate Earth Day at Saltwater State Park at a free Open House on Saturday, Apr 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. This day includes: A FREE DISCOVER PASS DAY! Visit Historical CCC Interpretive Center. HIKE... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Earth Day Fair will be Friday, April 29 at Saltwater State Park

SAVE THE DATE: Earth Day Fair will be Friday, April 29 at Saltwater State Park

SAVE THE DATE: Earth Day Fair will be held from 9 a.m.M - 2 p.m. on Friday, April 29 at Saltwater State Park. For the past seven years, Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps members and Washington State... [Read more]

‘First Day Fun’ at Saltwater State Park will be this Friday, Jan. 1

‘First Day Fun’ at Saltwater State Park will be this Friday, Jan. 1

Enjoy ‘First Day Fun’ at Saltwater State Park this Friday, Jan. 1, starting at 10 a.m.: 10 a.m.: Nature Walk the Park with Nadine (Meet at the Cabin) 10 a.m. –Noon: Open House: Tour the... [Read more]

Des Moines Mayor says city has ‘no intent’ to eliminate parks from budget

Des Moines Mayor says city has ‘no intent’ to eliminate parks from budget

by Jack Mayne Again Des Moines residents came before the City Council to plead that the city Parks Department not be cut from the new biennial budget now under consideration. Mayor Dave Kaplan said there... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has warning about car break-ins at Steven Underwood Park

LETTER: Resident has warning about car break-ins at Steven Underwood Park

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Last night we took our daughter to... [Read more]

VIDEO: New reef is reaping rewards off Saltwater State Park

VIDEO: New reef is reaping rewards off Saltwater State Park

A new reef is reaping rewards off Saltwater State Park, and here’s video proof: But… “Over the past few days we’ve witnessed illegal crab pots being dropped on to the reef,”... [Read more]

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: In the south end of North SeaTac Park, near one of the last bogs around – Tub Lake – are several homeless encampments and a tremendous amount of garbage. When... [Read more]

Take a survey, help shape the future of Des Moines’ Parks, Rec & more

Take a survey, help shape the future of Des Moines’ Parks, Rec & more

Help shape the future of Des Moines’ Parks, Recreation, Aquatics and Community Services: Please take their Survey now!  Here’s more info from the city: The City of Des Moines is in the process... [Read more]

Take a survey for Des Moines’ Parks, Recreation, Aquatics & Community Services

Take a survey for Des Moines’ Parks, Recreation, Aquatics & Community Services

The City of Des Moines is in the process of updating the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan that provides a six-year plan and 20-year vision for the City’s parks, trails and open space, landmarks,... [Read more]

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

A ‘Spring Egg Hunt’ will be held at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., with “prizes for every child,” according to an announcement…

Popular Exercise Class Moves to Accommodate Kids’ Programs

Popular Exercise Class Moves to Accommodate Kids’ Programs

The Enhance Fitness program conducted locally at Des Moines Fieldhouse has adopted summer hours to accommodate the area’s children’s summer programs. Beginning this Tuesday, June 19, the two... [Read more]

City of Des Moines Parks Earns Grant to Fight Hunger in Children this Summer

City of Des Moines Parks Earns Grant to Fight Hunger in Children this Summer

Des Moines Parks, Recreation & Senior Services, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), received a $30,000 grant to support its summer food service program in partnership... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser – Saltwater Cafe, in Saltwater State Park!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser – Saltwater Cafe, in Saltwater State Park!

Saltwater Cafe Owner Daxa Sabhaya, right, serves US Forest Ranger John Johnson. Meet Daxa Sabhaya, owner of new Advertiser Saltwater Cafe, located in a unique, historic building at the shore’s edge... [Read more]