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Feb. 25 Park Board meeting to take place at Center at Norpoint, coinciding with 25th birthday celebration

February 20, 2019

4 p.m. open house starts celebration, followed by ceremony and regular Park Board meeting   Winter can’t keep the Center at Norpoint d... Read More
Center at Norpoint to celebrate its 25th birthday

February 19, 2019

Northeast Tacoma center was wildly popular from the get-go; Feb. 25 open house to mark the day The winter of 1993-94 was iconic Pacific Northwes... Read More
Park Board commissioners honor 4 elected leaders with Parks Champion Awards

February 19, 2019

Steve Conway, Jake Fey, Catherine Ushka and Marty Campbell recognized for support of Eastside Community Center Metro Parks Tacoma has recogn... Read More
Community invited to share ideas about Swan Creek Park

February 19, 2019

Feb. 28 public meeting a chance to talk about dog park, picnic shelters, restrooms, parking, future improvements Everyone interested in Swan... Read More
Metro Parks Today: February 2019

February 14, 2019

News and Notes Even park districts have snow days. The weather these past few days was enough to shut down Metro Parks buildings and programs ou... Read More
Most Metro Parks facilities back to regular schedule

February 13, 2019

Most Metro Parks facilities back on regular schedule Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Five Mile Drive, Owen Beach to remain closed during... Read More
Inspiring empathetic Wildlife Champions at Arlington Elementary

February 12, 2019

A message from Park Board Commissioner Andrea Smith. Growing up in North Tacoma, my local park was Wright Park – and we went there a lot.... Read More
Kids ā€˜Nā€™ Critters event rescheduled to March 9-10

February 12, 2019

Kid’s ‘n’ Critters, one of the most popular events of the year at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, has been rescheduled to March 9... Read More
Most Metro Parks facilities to open Wednesday at 9 a.m.

February 12, 2019

Most Metro Parks facilities to open Wednesday at 9 a.m.  Park managers will monitor conditions and adjust operations as needed Impro... Read More
Community invited to aquarium celebration

February 11, 2019

Pacific Seas Aquarium Community Celebration brings action-packed April Sea turtles. Art-making. Scientists. Ocean talks. Stories, filmmakers, m... Read More

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