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Mission, Vision, Goals


Provide and demonstrate excellence;
making Kirkland the place to be.


Parks & Community Services strives to enrich and enhance Kirkland’s quality of life.

We are dedicated to:

  • Protecting, preserving, and enriching public lands.
  • Creating environments and opportunities to meet the diverse leisure needs of the community.
  • Leading effective collaborative community responses to basic human service needs.
  • Reaching for excellence in attitude, performance, and response.


The three primary goals of Parks & Community Services are to:

  1. Acquire, develop, and renovate a system of parks, recreational facilities, and open spaces that are attractive, safe, functional, and available to all segments of the population.
  2. Enhance the quality of life in the community by providing services and programs that offer positive opportunities for building healthy productive lives.
  3. Protect and preserve publicly owned natural resource areas.

Parks Department Hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
123 5th Ave  Kirkland, WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3300 | F. 425.587.3303