Standing beneath a covered picnic shelter at Springbrook Park last week, a group of neighborhood activists talked excitedly about the city of Lakewood’s plans to invest close to $1 million in the park. Read more: Lakewood to infuse $1 million into one of its poorest neighborhoods | The News Tribune
Visitors to Waughop Lake at Lakewood’s Fort Steilacoom Park can expect to see big changes on the the heavily used trail loop in 2016. Source: Improvements planned for Lakewood’s Waughop Lake trail | The News Tribune
Thursday, Aug. 13, is the last day to register for Northwest Magic Boot Camp, a program presented by the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department.The rigorous basketball skills camp concentrates on discipline, attitude, fundamentals, and development. The camper must be prepared to work as hard as they possibly can as soon as he or she arrives. Boot Camp is three hours of intense training.
Tacoma Power’s Alder Lake, Sunny Beach Point and Rocky Point parks on Alder Lake are open for recreation, but due to drought conditions, visitors should be aware of the following:
Tacoma, Wash. – June 21 is Half-Price Dads’ Day at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, and all fathers will receive half-off general admission.
Let your child’s inner-creativity shine!
The City of Lakewood Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for its Camp Create 2015.
This is one of the ways the City provides recreational activities for our community’s youth and underserved individuals through affordable activities.
Leaders of Pierce County and the cities of University Place and Lakewood have agreed to work together to develop a trail through the scenic Chambers Creek Canyon.The two cities have already approved the agreement. With the Pierce County Council’s unanimous approval on May 26, the three entities agree to collaborate on seeking grants and other funding sources to plan and build a recreational trail.
Back for a second Summer but at a new site, the MAKER and MINECRAFT Camp is an awesome way to learn and play this summer. We will be making all sorts of wonderful things – both tangible (like electronics gizmos and repurposing crafts) and the virtual (like video games, movies, and digital art).
Saturday, May 16, 2015
American Lake Park
9222 Veterans Drive SW
Cost is $10 per participant and includes: a tee shirt, rod & reel and up to 2 fish that they catch. Session times are listed on the reverse. Space is limited and participants must pre-register by May 6th to receive their tee shirt. Registration can be done at Lakewood City Hall or online at www.lakewoodparksandrec.com or by phone with a credit card at 253-983-2887.
TACOMA, Wash. – See a dog fly! Feed a budgie! Touch a small animal! Ride a camel! And enjoy the antics of 7-month-old tiger triplets chasing one another around their exhibit. A wild, exciting Summer of Wonder kicks off this weekend at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium with the 2015 premiere of the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater live-animal show “Indiana Bones and the Golden Treasure,” the return of Budgie Buddies and longer zoo hours.