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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Chalk Art Festival: Create Artwork from the Ground Up

Chalk Art Festival

Create artwork from the ground up at our Chalk Art Festival.

Each summer, artists of all ages come to create chalk artwork on the sidewalks around the Issaquah Community Center during the annual event. The top artists receive prizes for their handiwork...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Play Bounce & Jam: Free Family Concerts

Play Bounce and Jam

Join us for music, fun and laughs for children of all ages at Play Bounce & Jam — our new family outdoor concert series.

Pack your picnic and sunscreen to see family-friendly, top-notch performers for free!

PB&J concerts start at 11 a.m. on the Issa...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Concerts on the Green: Get Ready to Rock

Concerts on the Green

Concerts on the Green, Issaquah's summertime tradition, return for the season July 12, 2016.

Every summer, Concerts on the Green present free, family-friendly concerts in a beautiful outdoor setting on the Issaquah Community Center Green, 301 Rainier B...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Learn More: Pool Sewer Line and Sidewalk Repair

Work will start soon to repair a damaged sewer line and sidewalk at Julius Boehm Pool.

To prevent additional damage from tree roots to the sewer line and sidewalk, four trees will be removed.

Once the trees are removed, crews will replace the damage...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Pool Earns LEED Silver Certification

Thanks to a voter-approved renovation of Julius Boehm Pool, the facility recently earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.

The pool renovation will save about 60 percent in overall energy use — displacing 315 me...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Meet Our New Parks and Recreation Director

Jeff Watling

Mayor Fred Butler announced today that he has chosen Jeff Watling as Issaquah's next parks and recreation director.

"I'm thrilled to welcome Jeff to Issaquah – otherwise known by our nickname, Trailhead City – where we are a regional destination for ou...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Plan Ahead: Sunset Beach Renovation Closure

Lake Sammamish State Park's Sunset Beach will close to public access during renovations.

Fencing will go up around July 10, 2016, and will remain through the duration of the work. Crews will renovate the entire swim beach, including in-water and the o...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

You're Invited: Free Lake Sammamish Summer Programs

Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park offers free summer activities for visitors of all ages!

Wanda Peters, state parks interpretive specialist, has created an exciting line-up of special nature programs at Lake Sammamish State Park, 2000 N.W. Sammamish...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Project Update: Salmon Run Nature Park

To protect property from flooding and help salmon, restoration is happening at Salmon Run Nature Park.

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Register Now: Summer Swim Lessons

swim lessons

Registration is now open for summer swim lessons at Julius Boehm Pool!

To sign up and learn more about our available programs, go to Register as soon as possible; our classes fill quickly!

All participants are required to ta...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Register Now: Youth Rugby Summer Camp

Atavus Rugby

Atavus Rugby's summer camp is for active children who want to try a fun new sport!

The summer camp provides kids with experience through a non-contact version that not only introduces them to rugby but also gives them skill sets that can be applied to...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Trunk 'N' Treasure: Reserve Your Space Now

If you're thinking of holding a summer garage sale, let us do the work for you instead!

Trunk 'N' Treasure, our annual community garage sale, returns to the Issaquah Community Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20, 2016. The event is open to the public and...Read on...