Spokane Parks and Rec Releases Summer 2022 Activities Guide

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SPOKANE Wash. – Spokane Parks and Recreation released its 2022 summer activity guide on Monday.

The guide offers a variety of summer activities including athletics, art and outdoor recreation. The guide is available online, at local libraries and at City Hall.

Aquatic :

Spokane City Aquatic Centers are open for swimming during the regular season from June 20 through August 26. Spokane’s six aquatic centers are the Comstock, AM Cannon, Hillyard, Liberty, Shadle and Witter locations.

Sign up online for a SplashPass to receive free admission to one of the city’s six aquatic centers during swimming hours.

All aquatic centers can be privatized for events. For more information, contact the aquatics hotline at (509) 625-6960.

Kayak rentals on the Little Spokane River are available Saturdays and Sundays from July 2 through September 4. Shuttle rides to the Little Spokane River can be added to the rental for an additional charge.

Aquatic camps, certification programs and swimming lessons are available for registration throughout the summer. There are options for swimmers of all ages.

Starting August 28, people can bring their dogs to aquatic centers for the Doggie Dip, the last dip of the season. Spokane Parks and Recreation has partnered with SpokAnimal to raise funds for the High Bridge Dog Park at this event.

Arts:

The Corbin Art Center offers summer camps for young people aged 3 to 16. Camps for young children include themes of barnyard animals, rodeos and superheroes. Camps for older children offer sewing lessons.

Riverside Park:

Riverfront Eats, with food trucks and live music, will take place on Tuesdays from June through August.

Riverfront Moves will take place all summer. Attendants can participate in workouts such as yoga, Pilates, and barre.

Free films will be screened in the Pavilion on July 6, 20 and 27 and August 3. Movie selections have yet to be revealed.

Fireworks will light up the sky on July 4, with a concert by the Spokane Symphony Orchestra in the Pavilion. Participation is free and the festivities start at 9:00 p.m.

Outdoor recreation:

Guided hikes are held in the Spokane area in June, July and August. The hikes teach participants about topics ranging from blueberry picking to the life of Spokane Chef Garry.

Venture out on the water to join kayaking, rafting, and paddleboarding tours and lessons. There are options for everyone, from beginner paddle lessons to a visit to Gardner Cave.

Youth camps offer activities such as rock climbing, archery and disc golf. There are options for children from 5 to 16 years old.

Athletics:

Summer camps and classes available for people of all ages, from youth sports camps offered by Skyhawks to local yoga and martial arts classes.

Adult and youth sports leagues accept players in sports such as cornhole, volleyball, bowls and softball.

Therapeutic activities

Spokane Parks and Recreation provides activities for people with disabilities through their therapeutic recreation services. Guests can practice sports, tours and hikes in the area.

For those who prefer the arts to sports, music, dance and painting lessons are available.

In addition to individual lessons, people can participate in the Funshine day camp. Campers can participate in activities including music, crafts and science experiments.

The complete 2022 summer activities guide can be viewed online.

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