Parks, Recreation and Community Services


Recreation Classes, Programs and Registration

Look through our program guide or register online with our WebReg online registration system

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Find a Park, Trail or Facility

Download a Parks & Facilities Guide and Map

Adaptive Recreation 

We offer inclusive programming so everyone in the community has the opportunity to participate in, benefit from, and enjoy the parks and recreation programs and facilities.

Arts & Entertainment

Learn about outdoor summer concerts, visual arts exhibits, festivals, the annual Spotlight Series and more.

Community Garden 

Kent's organic gardening program has been thriving since 1997!

Community Recreation Centers

Connect with your community at the Kent Commons Community Center, Kent Senior Activity Center, Kent Parks Community Center and more.

Facilities Division

The Facilities Division is responsible for the maintenance of all City of Kent buildings.


Play a round, do business or take a lesson at Riverbend Golf Complex.

Kent Parks Foundation

 A 501(c)(3) non-profit that helps support our parks system.

Parks and Recreation Commission

Our resident advisory board to the department

Kids and Teens

Here you’ll find what matters most: sports, recreation, education and creative arts.

Parks Maintenance

The Parks Maintenance Division is responsible for regular maintenance and repairs.  Click if you notice something that needs our attention.

Parks Planning & Development

The Parks Planning & Development Division is responsible for acquiring, developing, and re-investing in our award-winning parks and trails system. Learn more about current projects and the Green Kent Partnership

Senior Activity Center

The Northwest is one of the greatest places to retire - make the most of it!


Join your friends and neighbors and get your game on with Kent sports leagues.

Outdoor Volunteer Programs

Ongoing opportunities and programs for volunteers and Eagle Scout candidates.


Parks Department Mission Statement

 "Dedicated to Enriching Lives"

We are committed to providing safe and inviting parks and facilities, meaningful and diverse recreational programs, cultural activities and human services.

Our staff is responsive, positive and ethical in their dedication to delivering:

  Personal Benefits that strengthen self esteem, improve health and promote self sufficiency.

  Social Benefits that bring families together and unite people within our diverse community.

  Economic Benefits that welcome new business relocation and expansion which leads to a more productive work force and increased tourism opportunities.

  Environmental Benefits that protect and preserve natural areas, open space and enhance air and water quality.