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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Foothills Trail closure between Military Rd. and 136th St. trail crossings begins Oct. 9

Beginning Monday, Oct. 9, approximately one mile of the Foothills Trail will be closed between the Military Road and 136th Street trail crossings. Both trail crossings will be undergoing ADA accessibility improvements.

The project is expected to take up to...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Foothills Trail East Puyallup Trailhead Improvement Project starts Sept. 5

Construction of the Foothills Trail East Puyallup Trailhead expansion project begins Tuesday, Sept. 5. During construction, the trailhead parking lot and restrooms will be closed for 4-5 months.

The trail will remain open and trail users are encouraged to ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Chambers Creek Regional Park closures Aug. 9-14

From Aug. 9-14, the Soundview Trail and Central Meadow, including the dog park, at Chambers Creek Regional Park will be closed. The North Meadow and Grandview Trail will remain open. 

The closure is due to the Tacoma Arts Live events taking place ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Pierce County Parks presents Rock the Rink ice show

Bring your friends and family to Pierce County Parks’ exciting new ice show: Rock the Rink! 

Join the fun at Tacoma’s Sprinker Recreation Center to watch this upbeat and thrilling ice show featuring decades of nostalgic tunes that will get you on ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Pierce County Parks seeks input on Sprinker Recreation Center

Pierce County invites community members to submit Sprinker Recreation Center building (Sprinker) upgrade ideas and feedback via an online open house until Jan. 31.

Located in the heart of the Parkland and Spanaway communities, Sprinker is Pierce County’s p...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Calling all dogs to the Pooch Paw-Ty on June 25

In recognition of National Dog Party Day, Pierce County Parks invite you and your dog to the new Pooch Paw-Ty event on Saturday, June 25 at South Hill Park and Nathan Chapman Memorial Trail in Puyallup. 

Dogs and their people can expect visits fro...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Annual Donut Dash 5K returns

Presented by Pierce County Parks, the Donut Dash 5K returns with a virtual run option happening June 24-26 and an in-person event on Saturday, June 25, at the Foothills Trail in Orting.

Participants must pre-register online by Monday, June 13. All particip...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Parks & Recreation is revving up to showcase 500 vehicles at Classic Car & Truck Show, Sept. 24

Classic Car Show

Sprinker Recreation Center’s parking lot will be lined up with more than 500 classic cars and trucks of all colors, shapes and sizes at the 14th annual CARSTAR Hi-Tech Collision Classic Car & Truck Show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Step into fall with your Parks & Recreation Department

As families shift into school mode for the fall, Pierce County’s Parks & Recreation Department encourages you to browse the latest issue of the online program guide to find the perfect fit for your interests and schedule.

Parks & Recreation of...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Public meeting for Phase 1 design at Cross Park set for Sept. 20

Pierce County Parks is hosting a public meeting on the Phase 1 Improvements at Cross Park.

Cross Park is located at 4418 Military Road in the Frederickson area of unincorporated Pierce County. A Preliminary Master Plan was developed in 2015. This publ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Rev up for fun at Touch-A-Truck event, Sept. 10.

Pierce County Parks and Recreation will host its seventh annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S. in Tacoma.

This free community event allows the public to explore a variety of...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Chambers Bay resort proposals unveiled; Public invited to learn more at Sept. 8 open house

At today’s study session Pierce County Councilmembers had their first look at the two development proposals vying for the opportunity to build a $45 million resort at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.

Pierce County’s vision for the resort is one ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Annual Kite Festival takes flight Aug. 28

A spectacularly colorful day of all things kites will take place at Pierce County Parks & Recreation’s annual Kite Festival on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Meadow located at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 6320 Grandview Dr. in Univ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 14, 2016

It’s time for Parks & Recreation's Annual Family Bingo Night

Spring is around the corner and that means the sounds of family fun will be heard from miles around Chambers Creek Regional Park for Parks & Recreation’s Annual Family Bingo Night on Friday, April 1, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

Record-breaking year at Sprinker Recreation Center

The Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department announced that the Sprinker Recreation Center experienced record-breaking attendance and revenue in 2015.

Parks and Recreation has worked diligently to improve Sprinker and the facility has experienced...Read on...

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Posted on: December 3, 2015

Fantasy Lights closure, Dec. 3

Due to predictions of high wind warnings, Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park will be closed Thursday, Dec. 3. The display will reopen on Friday, Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The closure of the outdoor, drive-through exhibit at Spanaway Park is in the intere...Read on...

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