Youth Basketball

Partnerships

The quality and quantity of public services are improved by seeking innovative ways of maintaining and enhancing service delivery levels through collaboration with other public and private organizations who serve a broad range of clientele, offer new services, and/or provide existing services in a more effective and efficient manner than either partner can provide individually.

Metro Parks Tacoma relies on partnerships with other public or government agencies, community and nonprofit organizations, and private corporations to achieve its vision, mission and goals.

Types of Partnerships

Formal Public-Public Partnerships

Formal Public-Public Partnerships (Interlocal Agreements)

District Wide Multi-Faceted Operational

Active Lifestyles

Culture, Heritage & Community Services

  • TPS Agreement – (School of the Arts Partners section)

Environmental Education

  • Zoo-Trek Authority (ZTA)
  • Red Wolf Federal Program
  • Spotted Frog Federal Program
  • TPS Agreement – (School of the Arts Math & Science Institute)

Formal Public-Private Partnerships

Formal Public-Private Partnerships (contracts)

District Wide Multi-Faceted Operational

Active Lifestyles

Culture, Heritage & Community Services

Environmental Education

Supportive Philosophical Partnerships

Supportive Philosophical Partnerships (resolution and/or membership)

District Wide Multi-Faceted Operational

  • NRPA
  • WRPA

Active Lifestyles

  • WA Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity and Healthy Eating / Wellness Council
  • Obesity Prevention Steering Committee
  • Pierce County Food Coalition
  • Tacoma 360 – The Tacoma 360 Executive Board meets regularly on the first Friday of each month at 8:00 am in the 11th floor conference Room of the Tacoma Municipal Building located at 747 Market Street in Tacoma, Washington. (no July 2010 meeting)
  • United Way Youth Development Team / Schools Out Washington
  • Alliance for Youth of Pierce County / PC Mentoring Partnership (WA State)

Culture, Heritage & Community Services

  • Heritage League of Pierce County
  • Humanities Washington
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Historic Tacoma
  • Downtown Art Education Group
  • Tacoma Arts Commission
  • South Tacoma Network for Youth; Hilltop Action Coalition; Eastside Coalition

Environmental Education

  • Forever Green
  • PC Coalition for Environmental Priorities
  • WA Biodiversity Council
  • Green Tacoma Partnership
  • Pierce County Biodiversity Alliance
  • LASER Alliance
  • AZA

Supportive Public-Private Cooperative Limited Partnerships

Supportive Public-Private Cooperative Limited Partnerships (Program-Emphasis)(Mou)

District Wide Multi-Faceted Operational

Active Lifestyles

  • SPARX club partners
  • Northwest Orthopedic SAIL Program
  • DiscNW – Ultimate Frisbee Program
  • Tacoma Swim Club

Culture, Heritage & Community Services

  • Ted Brown Foundation – Camps
  • UPS – Brass Camp
  • Children’s Museum – Camp
  • Tacoma Rescue Mission – CRC
  • World Vision – CRC
  • Youth for Christ – CRC
  • Winner’s – CRC
  • Tacoma Community College – Lifelong Learning/Continuing Education
  • Hilltop Christian Center After School Program at Peoples’ Center

Environmental Education

  • Individual School Science Projects (SoTA, Lincoln, Arlington)
  • Nurture in Nature PreSchool Partners (Bates, Clover Park)
  • Naturemapping (UWT)
  • NW Zoo & Aquarium Alliance
  • University of Puget Sound – WW Seymour Conservatory Education Committee

Supportive Public-Private Cooperative Limited Partnerships

Supportive Public-Private Cooperative Limited Partnerships (Event-Emphasis)(MOU)

District Wide Multi-Faceted Operational

  • Parks Appreciation Day – partner agencies
  • Tacoma Yacht Club

Active Lifestyles

  • Northwest Physician’s Network – Get Out and Play Day
  • REI – Family Camp Out & Classes
  • Ducks Unlimited

Culture, Heritage & Community Services