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About Parks & Community Services

An important message from Parks & Community Services

Due to Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order and under the guidance of the Seattle-King County Public Health Department, the following facilities are closed: community centers, playgrounds, picnic shelters, athletic fields, sports courts, marina moorage and park restrooms. Recreation programs have been cancelled through April 24. Parks and trails are open, however, all participants are requested to follow social distancing and public health guidelines.

Staff are available to assist by phone at (425) 587-3330 or by e-mail at

  • Mission & Goals
    The mission and goals were updated in 2015 as part of the development of the Park, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Plan through the City's Vision 2035 project. Additionally, the Parks Department has updated their 2017-2018 Work Plan, both documents can be found here.
  • Department Reports
    Department Reports for the Parks and Community Services Department
  • Boards & Councils
    Human Services Commission, Park Board, Senior Council & Youth Council
  • Human Services
    The Human Services Division of the City of Kirkland.
  • Youth Services
    The mission of the City of Kirkland Youth Services is to build a community in which families, neighbors, schools, and organizations all work together to enable young people to become competent, contributing, and responsible members of the community with a feeling of hope for the future.
  • Adult 50+ & Senior Services
    Adults 50+ services includes activities, schedules, services and Senior Council information
  • Green Kirkland Partnership
    The Green Kirkland Partnership works to engage the local community in the restoration and care of natural areas in City parks.
  • Weed and Pest Management
    The City of Kirkland works with King County Noxious Weeds to manage regulated weeds using prescribed best practices.
  • Parks Jobs
    Check out the latest Job Opportunities with Kirkland Parks and Community Services!
  • Staff Contact Information
    Contact information for the Administration Office, North Kirkland Community Center, Peter Kirk Community Center, Parks Maintenance & Operations, Green Kirkland Partnership, and other useful numbers
  • Volunteer Opportunities
    Join the City of Kirkland team by volunteering your talent and time to support City programs, projects and events.
  • Plaza of Champions
    The Plaza of Champions was initiated in 1988 to honor and recognize those groups and individuals in the greater Kirkland area who have not only reached the pinnacle of achievement in their chosen field, but have also, through that achievement, contributed in a significant way to our community.
  • 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
    Report an Issue
    After Hours Parks Maintenance Needs
    T. 425.864.3431