Parks, Arts & Recreation

Going for Gold!

Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation is one of four finalists for the 2016 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Parks & Recreation Management!

Read the press release  • Learn more about the Gold Medal Awards

Experience It!


Olympia Center StaffContact Us

Phone: 360.753.8380
Email: olympiaparks@ci.olympia.wa.us
Walk-In: The Olympia Center
             222 Columbia St NW
             Olympia, WA 98501

 


Child at Yauger parkParks & Trails

Find a place to play! The City of Olympia has over 900 acres of park land that consist of neighborhood, community, and open space parks, as well as recreational facilities. Each park has something unique to offer and a variety of amenities to meet your needs. 

Go to our Parks & Trails page 


Softball playerRecreation & Sports

We offer over 100 unique classes & programs, camps for children of all ages, and a wide variety of sports leagues. Whether you're looking for new skills, adventure, athletic competition, or just plain fun, we've got something for everyone.

• Go to our Recreation page


Harbor House at Percival LandingFacility Rentals

Planning an event? We offer affordable rental of a wide variety of facilities including:

• The Olympia Center
• Harbor House at Percival Landing
• Park Shelters



Rainforest DreamPublic Art

Olympia has an amazing public art collection of over 100 permanent pieces! We also have unique, recurring temporary art installations like the Percival Plinth Project. While it's best to view great art in person, you can take a peek at our entire collection online.

• Go to our Public Art page


Parks volunteerStewardship & Volunteering

Love your parks! The Park Stewardship Program connects people with nature through hands-on environmental education experiences, and hosts a variety of volunteer work parties throughout the year to help maintain and enhance Olympia's parks.

• Go to our Park Stewardship page