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April 2013 

Parks 50th Anniversary Banner
Park it Here! 
 Birthday Celebration Promotion
Sun shade at Willis Tucker Park    
The popular playground and kite shelters at Willis Tucker Park can now be reserved online! 
Reservation times for the three kite shelters (aka sunshades) are 10am-2pm and 3pm-7pm.  
Click here to find more information about the Willis Tucker Park shelters.
Summer reservations are going fast, so make yours today at


Job Opportunities

Now hiring for all pool positions at McCollum Park Pool

Positions available include pool manager, lifeguards, swim instructors, swim team coach, assistant coach, pool maintenance, lessons coordinator. Click here to apply.


Want to work at the Evergreen State Fair?

Click here to apply for positions available with Snohomish County Evergreen State Fairgrounds. 


Events & activities
2013 Summer Camps & Classes

Click here to register.


Summer recreation brochure will be online at about April 18.


Mini-Hydro Boat Races at Twin Lake Park - FREE to watch: Click here for schedule.


Evergreen State Fairgrounds:


Special Needs recreation events: Click here for schedule.


Extension gardening classes:


FREE IMAX movies/workshops, estuary restoration, solar projects:


Camp Host at Kayak Point Park needed May through Sept.

Host site with full hookups provided. Contact


Evergreen Spring Festival logo  


The Washington State Spring BBQ Championship! 


April 27, 10am-8pm; April 28, 10am-5pm

Carnival opens April 26, 4pm 


Food and entertainment for the whole family



  • "Gardening with Ciscoe" sponsored by Oly-Mountain Fish Compost on Sat.
  • Youth fish for trout in the Les Schwab Trout Pond - FREE!
  • BBQ Sampling; mixes, spice dips & puffed pop corn sampling
  • Try out side-by-side racing on the Evergreen Speedway's Simulator
  • Live music, food & drink from our root beer garden (for the kid in you) or our beer garden (for the adult in you)!
  • Bands on stage include Jette & The Resonators (classic rock), Beth & Aaron (folk/Indie pop duo), The JetCity Players (60's rock), Manigua (Latin rock fusion band), The Fentons (rockin' country), & Silver Blue & Gold (Bad Company tribute band)
  • Grill Mat and other cooking demonstrations
  • Kids pedal tractors and 4-H tractor demonstrations -FREE!
  • Face painting & balloon twisting - FREE!
  • Sprint Car races on Saturday
  • Flower displays and gardening answers by Master Gardners
  • Things to do in your own backyard
  • Arts & crafts, jewelry,Gardening, landscaping, cooking, playing, etc.
  • 4-H Horse Show
  • Sky Valley Swap Meet
  • Western Heritage Museum

Purchase advance discount carnival wristbands and find more information at

The fairgrounds is located at 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA  98272.

2013 McCollum Pool Program 

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


Online registration for swim lessons at McCollum Park Pool will begin on Fri., April 22 at 12:01 am at


The 2013 McCollum Park Pool Program Handbook is now available on line. Please visit Snohomish County Parks and Recreation at and from the "Park Links" dropdown on the left of the screen, select McCollum Park Pool, or click here:  2013 McCollum Park Pool Program Handbook.


If you have any questions regarding the 2013 McCollum Pool Program, please do not hesitate to call 425-388-6604 or send Tony Trofimczuk, Recreation Supervisor, an e-mail at


YOU are our BEST Marketing Tool.  Please help spread the word regarding McCollum Pool.  

Washington State Evergreen RV Show
Washington's Original Multi-Dealer RV Show!
April 19, 20, 21, 2013

First 1,000 visitors receive free admission, online only, courtesy of Little Nickel Publications
Admission: $7 Adults/$6.50 Seniors; Kids Free
Visit for information & details.

Fair Advisory Board opening representing Council District 1

Contact if interested in serving on the Fair Advisory Board.

Municipal golf courses in the rough, Everett Herald, 3/29/2013



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.