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Park it Here! 
Snohomish County Parks summer programs include art camps, martial arts, swim classes and specialized recreation events that place an emphasis on fitness, creativity and the environment for people of varying ages, abilities and backgrounds.    
Art Camps offer early drop-off and lunchtime day care (for morning
and afternoon participants) and daily drop-in rates for those unable to attend all week. 
For families with income restrictions, we offer a limited number of sponsorships. 
Willis Tucker County Park is located at 6705 Puget Park Dr., Snohomish, WA 98296.


Events & activities
Fun campfire recipes at
Summer Camps & Classes

Click here to register.Find description of camps and classes at


Summer reservations are going fast -- make yours today at


Special Needs Recreation:

Click here for schedule.


Evergreen State Fairgrounds:


Extension gardening classes:


FREE IMAX movies/workshops:  


Camp Host needed at Kayak Point Park 

Host site with full hookups provided. Contact


Tambark Creek Park Grand Opening
Please join us in celebrating the opening of Snohomish County's newest park on Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tambark Creek Park is located at 17217 35th Ave. SE, Bothell WA 98012.

 McCollum Pool Program 

 "The highest quality and most affordable aquatics program in the county for all ages."


2013 Open Water Swim Camps 

Theresa Trinka-Hoard, a triathlon coach and five-time Ironman finisher, works with adults of all skill levels to improve their swimming ability via individualized coaching,

effective and motivating workouts and informative discussion. 

Core and Cardio Boot Camp

Class is open to all individuals regardless of prior experience and teaches the importance of a strong core, balance and stability for life situations and athletic endeavors, while building strength and cardiovascular health, taught by a National Academy of Sports Certified instructor. 


McCollum Park Frogs Swim Team

The Craze Summer Swim League provides a safe, recreational and competitive experience for area swimmers ages 7-18. Participating teams include the cities of Kirkland, Edmonds, Shoreline, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace and Everett. Practices are on Monday-Thursday with meets on Fridays or Saturdays. The 2013 season officially begins the week of June 24.

Online registration for swim lessons at McCollum Pool:


McCollum Park Pool Handbook - Click Here to download.


If you have any questions regarding the 2013 McCollum Pool Program, please call 425-388-6604 or send Tony Trofimczuk, Recreation Supervisor, an e-mail at


Farmers' Market Produce   
Every Friday, 3-7 p.m., June 7 through Sept. 13.
FREE Movies at the  Northwest Stream Center
McCollum Park
Take a virtual swim with beavers and experience the rich aquatic habitat of one of nature's greatest engineers. Set in the pristine forest and lakes in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the film follows the lives of a family of beavers as they grow, play and transform the worlds around them. 
First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird's Story
Witness the personal life of hummingbirds, from the breathtaking moment when "Honey" lays her eggs to the tiny hatchlings, "Ray" and "Zen", pecking themselves into a new life.
Find more information at The Northwest Stream Center is located in McCollum Park at 600 128th St. SE, Everett, WA 98206.  
at Willis Tucker Community Park
July 11:   Back to the Future, 9:36 p.m.
July 18:   Rise of the Guardians, 9:30 p.m.
July 25:   Brave, 9:23 p.m.
Aug.  1:   Men in Black 3, 9:14 p.m.
Aug.  8:   Pirates! Band of Misfits, 9:03 p.m.
Aug. 15:  The Avengers, 8:52 p.m.  
Click here for more information 
  2013 Evergreen State Fair Theme Logo  
Purchase fair-time tickets online
Tickets for the grandstand concerts, fair gate admission
and carnival ride wristbands are available for purchase online now at
The Evergreen State Fair runs Aug. 22 through Sept. 2. 


 Join our newsletter club

Get breaking news about attractions during the 2013 Fair! You'll get a special Subscriber ID/Pass Code and the link to purchase your tickets online BEFORE they go on sale to the general public, in addition to more information on the Fairgrounds' year-round events! Sign up for the Evergreen State Fair's E-newsletter. 



Fair Advisory Board member representing Council District 1 needed

Contact if interested in serving on the Fair Advisory Board.


Surface Water Management Division (SWM) Survey RequestRhododendron in bloom 

Snohomish County's Surface Water Management Division (SWM) is studying how to fine-tune our services and programs to better serve our customers and partners. SWM provides a wide variety of programs and services for reducing road and property flooding and preserving and improving the health of Snohomish County's water resources and natural systems.


Citizens are invited to complete an online survey found at: and to join SWM staff at one of the following public meetings:
* June 12, 7-9 p.m., Longhouse at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds,

  14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe, WA
* June 13, 7-9 p.m., Willis Tucker Park, Gary Weikel Room, 6705 Puget Park Dr.,

  Snohomish WA
* June 18, 7-9 p.m., Snohomish County Campus Administration East, Room 1F07

   3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, WA
* June 25, 7-9 p.m., Arlington Public Works Administration, Stillaguamish Conference

  Room, 154 W. Cox Ave., Arlington, WA
* June 26, 7-9 p.m., Lynnwood Senior Center, 1900 44th Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA





Campsite Reservations/Picnic Shelters/ Room Rentals:  online / 425-388-6600  / 
Ballfields/Volunteers/ Recreation/McCollum Pool :  360-805-6753    
Evergreen Fairgrounds & Fairgrounds RV Park:  360-805-6700  /
Contact Information:

County Executive:  /  425-388-3879 

Department Director:  /  425-388-6600


Snohomish County Parks & Recreation strives to provide safe, enjoyable, attractive parks with diverse programs and responsive services that enhance our quality of life and preserve the natural and recreational resources of Snohomish County.