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Green Lake Park’s tennis court lights shut off for the winter

Seattle Parks and Recreation has shut off the lights at Green Lake’s outdoor tennis courts until the return to Daylight Savings Time on March 11, 2012. The lights, along with those at several other outdoor tennis courts in Seattle, were shut off in an effort to create energy savings during the winter months when few people play outside. Parks estimates the savings from turning off tennis court lights across the city to be about $15,000. Lights will stay on at several other courts through the winter, including eight of the fourteen courts the Lower Woodland Park tennis courts. Winter play is also available at…

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Mayor proposes funding for improvements at the Green Lake Bathhouse and the Lower Woodland tennis courts

Mayor Mike McGinn announced today (Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011) that his 2012 Proposed Budget will invest in several City-owned facilities. The mayor said that the budget, which he will submit to Seattle City Council on Monday, will include funding for a replacement roof at the Green Lake Bathhouse, currently home to the Seattle Public Theater (7312 West Green Lake Dr N). The proposed budget also allocates revenue for new lights at the Lower Woodland Park tennis courts. Parks & Green Spaces Levy Oversight Committee Chair Pete Spalding said at today’s announcement that these projects were being moved from the Parks Department’s Major Maintenance backlog with the…

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All tennis courts at Lower Woodland Park will be unavailable this Thursday evening due to youth tennis jamboree

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Quickstart tennis league for youth is holding a jamboree at the Lower Woodland Park tennis courts this Thursday (August 18, 2011), 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. All ten tennis courts will be in use by Quickstart program participants during the jamboree. No courts will be available for public use. Everyone is welcome to watch the jamboree, which will will include fun, lightly-competitive matches between up to 100 kids aged 7 to 10. Participants will receive participation medals, Presidential Active Lifestyle Awards and a chance to hit for prizes. The QuickStart Jamboree is sponsored by Seattle Parks and Recreation,…

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Teen tennis tournament at Green Lake Park // UPDATE: Canceled

Update, Monday August 15 – the Tennis Challenge has been canceled this year due to low enrollment numbers. Original post: The 4th Annual Tennis Challenge at the Lake will be Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21, 2011 at Green Lake Park. The tennis tournament, which is for teens aged 13-18, takes place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day at the east tennis courts by the Green Lake Community Center (7201 E Green Lake Dr N). photo credit: scarabeo150 Participants receive a tournament gift bag and a BBQ Lunch. Top finishers receive medals and prizes. The entry cost is $32 per player. Players can register in person…

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Parks Department offers free summer softball and tennis camps at Lower Woodland Park

Registration for Seattle Parks and Recreation’s summer youth sports camps begins today (Tuesday, April 5, 2011) at 12 p.m. Online registration is available via SPARC or at the city’s community centers, including the Green Lake Community Center (7201 E Green Lake Dr N). A signed E-13 Form [pdf] and Concussion Form [pdf] must be submitted at registration. The forms may be faxed to (206) 615-0073 or scanned and emailed to kristen.schuler [at] A variety of camps will be offered, including a free Girls Softball Camp for girls aged 10-14 at Lower Woodland Park (July 11, 12, and 13, 2011, 9 a.m. – 1…

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