Tukwila Parks & Recreation: Your Adventure Starts Here
June Tukwila Parks & Recreation News and Happenings

Welcome to your monthly Tukwila Parks & Recreation newsletter! These are just a few of the highlights this month.

Explore the beauty of the spring and early summer this month! Discover a park near you! Download this helpful Park Map & Amenities Guide for your next visit.

Discover more at tukwilawa.gov/Parks or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and X!

New Hours for TCC

New Hours for the Tukwila Community Center!

Extended weekend hours beginning in June

Tukwila Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce that we are extending weekend hours! Weekday hours will remain the same.

Saturdays have been extended by 4 hours until 4:30 p.m., and Sundays are now open to the public for 8 hours – 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.!

You're invited to Tukwila's Juneteenth Commemoration!

You’re Invited to Tukwila’s Juneteenth Commemoration

The City of Tukwila welcomes the community to come together for its Fourth Annual Juneteenth Commemoration.

Join us Wednesday, June 19 at the Sullivan Center at Tukwila Village, 14350 Tukwila International Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Music will be provided by Sean Lewis.

FREE food for the first 120 attendees from Swagg-N-Wagon Wings & Things Food Truck.

Schedule of the day’s event:

11 a.m. Welcome – Tukwila Councilmember De’Sean Quinn

11:15 a.m.  Presentation of the Black National Anthem, Jayden Walker

11:30 a.m.  Storyteller Sharon Nyree Williams to present “Juneteenth: Freedom is…”

11:40 a.m.  Performance by DaNell Daymon & Greater Works Choir

12:10 p.m.  Keynote Speaker – Rev. Terrence Proctor from Tukwila’s Church by the Side of the Road

12:30 p.m.  Performance – The THROWBACKS Dance Team

1 p.m.  Closing

Family Fitness Day is June 8th!

Join us for National Family Health & Fitness Day!

Kick off your summer with FREE fun fitness challenges for the family. Join us on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tukwila Community Center.

  • Pet-friendly 3K Fun Run/Walk
  • Fitness Stations
  • Pickleball
  • Basketball
  • Corn Hole
  • Healthy Snacks
  • And Much More!

A big thank you to our event partners Global to Local, Impact Schools, and the Tukwila Pool!

RSVP Today!
Green Tukwila Volunteer

Join Green Tukwila for a Restoration Project or Litter Cleanup!

Get out in the sun, learn about your local park, and make an impact.  All identities are welcome. Training is provided onsite. Sign up today https://www.tukwilawa.gov/greentukwila.

Restoration at Riverton 

Tuesday, June 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.    

Riverton Park

Water and mulch young plants with the local steward.  

Cottonwood Corner, Mulching & Weeding

Thursday, June 13, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

Cottonwood Corner 

Work with the local steward to remove invasive plants. 

Walk & Talk Litter Clean Up, Green River Trail 

Friday, June 14, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  

Duwamish Hill Preserve 

Clean up trash while taking a guided eco-tour with Green Tukwila’s Olena Perry.

Follow us @GreenTukwila
Volunteer today!


Memberships and Classes

Keep your heart happy and healthy! Get your membership today!

Tukwila Parks & Recreation offers a wide range of membership options for Adults, Seniors, Youth, Veterans, and Active Military.

Your first class is always FREE! For more information on fitness memberships please email HealthyTukwila@TukwilaWA.gov or visit Adult Wellness Programs.


Fitness Room Hours: 

Monday - Thursday: 

6:30 A.M. - 9 P.M. 

Friday: 6:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Saturday - Sunday:

7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. 

Explore June's Fitness Calendar

Join Us! Pickleball Clinics June 9th


There are spots still available for our popular pickleball clinics! Join us on Sunday, June 9th.


Beginner Pickleball Clinic

Sunday, June 9th

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

We will be covering the following: the court, rules, equipment, where to play and etiquette, basic fundamentals, basic strategies, basic shots (forehand, backhand, dinking, the serve, and return of serve), and basic footwork.

Register Today!


Intermediate + (PLUS) Pickleball Clinic

Sunday, June 9th

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

If you have been playing pickleball with a solid fundamental skill set and want to move into advanced play and advanced strategies, then this class is designed for you!

Register today!

Summer Kickoff

Tukwila Middle and High School Students: Summer Kickoff Celebration

Calling all Showalter Middle School and Foster High School Students! Start your summer off in style! Get ready to dance the day away with a live DJ, dive into a variety of games, and enjoy fun activities designed to kick off your summer with a blast. It's FREE!

Join us at Foster High School Football Field from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18th.

Spray Park Open

Spray Park Open for Fun!

The Tukwila Community Center’s Spray Park is open for fun for the rest of the summer from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

The Spray Park is free to everyone. This aquatic playground is full of water fun.

With sprays of water shooting up from the ground, fish spouts to aim, and fountains to run through.

Nearby benches and tables and grass are the perfect place for a picnic!

Pack some treats and make it a playdate!

The Spray Park is located at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Avenue South

May-June 2024 Senior Scoop

What’s the Scoop on Seniors?


The Tukwila Community Center is a hub of activity for seniors. Check out some of our classes and plan your next adventure! Stay connected with all things senior adult in our latest issue of the Senior Scoop.

Wing Luke Museum Tour

Wednesday, June 26, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. • Fee: $20

Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum focuses on the culture, art, and history of Asian Pacific Americans. It is in the city’s Chinatown-International District. Lunch will be on your own.

2024 Summer Events

Check Out Our Summer Events Page!

Start planning your summer adventures today! Visit our summer events page: https://tukwilawa.gov/summerevents.

Thank you to our generous event sponsors King County Parks, Cascade Water Alliance, and 4Culture!

Try Our New Golf Simulator!

Elevate your golf game or enjoy your favorite game on a rainy afternoon with Foster Golf Links’ new simulator.

Reserve your time for you and a friend in the Pro Shop for $40 for the first hour, and $30 for each additional hour for a maximum of 3 hours.

Experience the Healing Power of Sound

Join one of our Sound Healing Workshops and make way in your life for transformation through the healing power of sound. Relax into deep meditation through the sounds of crystal singing bowls, planetary-tuned gongs, ocean drums, Koshi chimes, and more.

Thursdays, 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. $25 per workshop

June 13: Register today!

July 11: Register today!

July 25: Register today!

August 8: Register today!

Join our monthly puzzle parties!

Get Your Puzzle on Every Month!

Join our monthly gatherings to swap puzzles, meet new people, hang out with friends from the community, or practice for our next Puzzle Palooza! Ages 12 and up! They're FREE!

Join us at the Tukwila Community Center, indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather.

  • Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 11, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 8, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Puzzle Palooza Night!)
Adult Nutrition & Cooking Class

Learn, Cook, Eat!

Adult Cooking & Nutrition Classes

Learn simple techniques for selecting and preparing healthy whole foods. Each class includes practical, science-based nutrition education and a hands-on cooking experience which concludes with a light community meal where we share and enjoy what we made together!

$20 each session

6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Tukwila Community Center

Tuesday, June 18: Register today!

Tuesday, July 16: Register today!

Cornhole Leagues This July

Cornhole League This July!

Join our Cornhole League this summer! We have Adult (18+) or Family (one child and one adult) teams.

Join the fun for $25 per team. We'll see you at Foster Golf Links.

Adult League

Tuesdays, July 9th and 16th

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Register today!

Family League 

Wednesdays, July 10th and 17th

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Register today! 

Upcoming Board & Commissions Meetings


Tukwila Parks & Recreation guides three of the city’s nine resident advisory bodies that provide guidance to decision-makers and represent the diverse viewpoints of the community, bringing public participation into government. Monthly meetings are open to the public. All meetings are held in the Executive Conference Room at the Tukwila Community Center, as well as having online options via Microsoft Teams. Join one of our upcoming meetings:

Library Advisory Board: June 4, 6 p.m., Tukwila Library 

Park Commission: June 12, 5:30 p.m., Teams

Arts Commission: June 26, 6 p.m., Teams

Stay in Touch

Visit us at www.TukwilaWA.gov/PARKS

Email us: ParksRec@TukwilaWA.gov

Tukwila Community Center (206) 768-2822

Foster Golf Links (206) 242-4221

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