Group of people posing for a photo in Skyway Park with tools.

Earth Week Volunteer Event at Skyway Park

Sat, April 27 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Group of people posing for a photo in Skyway Park with tools.

Come join King County Parks and West Hill Action Mob for a day stewarding and restoring Skyway Park in celebration of Earth Week.

Skyway Park is located in the West Hill community, an unincorporated urban area on Lake Washington. There are three wetlands in the park that function as the headwaters of Taylor Creek a salmon-bearing stream that passes through Seattle’s Deadhorse Canyon and enters Lake Washington. Skyway Park is 23 acres and has baseball fields an informal football/soccer field a playground basketball and tennis courts.

The site address takes you to a house near the park entrance. Meeting location is near the covered picnic shelter – keep an eye out for the King County Volunteer signs.

Stay after for a FREE lunch provided by WHCA!

Free

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7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States

Group of people posing for a photo in Skyway Park with tools.

Restoration and Stewardship at Skyway Park

Sat, January 20 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Group of people posing for a photo in Skyway Park with tools.

Come join King County Parks and West Hill Action Mob for a day stewarding and restoring Skyway Park.

We’ll be adding 90 plants to the trail we cleared in December.

Skyway Park is located in the West Hill community, an unincorporated urban area on Lake Washington. There are three wetlands in the park that function as the headwaters of Taylor Creek a salmon-bearing stream that passes through Seattle’s Deadhorse Canyon and enters Lake Washington. Skyway Park is 23 acres and has baseball fields an informal football/soccer field a playground basketball and tennis courts.

The site address takes you to a house near the park entrance. Meeting location is near the covered picnic shelter – keep an eye out for the King County Volunteer signs.

View Organizer Website

7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States

Restoration and Stewardship at Skyway Park

Sat, December 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Come join King County Parks and West Hill Action Mob for a day stewarding and restoring Skyway Park.

Skyway Park is located in the West Hill community, an unincorporated urban area on Lake Washington. There are three wetlands in the park that function as the headwaters of Taylor Creek a salmon-bearing stream that passes through Seattle’s Deadhorse Canyon and enters Lake Washington. Skyway Park is 23 acres and has baseball fields an informal football/soccer field a playground basketball and tennis courts.

The site address takes you to a house near the park entrance. Meeting location is near the covered picnic shelter – keep an eye out for the King County Volunteer signs.

Free

View Organizer Website

7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States

Skyway Park Takeover logo.

Skyway Park Takeover

Sat, August 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 4:00 pm

Skyway Park Takeover logo.

We’re taking over Skyway Park and EVERYTHING IS FREE! Try out a variety of sports and activities, create the perfect picnic with food, drinks, and ice cream, dance to our live DJ or wacky brass band, scoop up giveaways and resources at our vendor alley, and keep an eye out for surprise guests.

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David Kimmett stands in front of KC Parks van holding walking tour invite.

Skyway Park Expansion Walking Tour

Wed, June 28, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

David Kimmett stands in front of KC Parks van holding walking tour invite.

Skyway Park just got a lot bigger! With the addition of several new properties along the power lines on either side of the park comes a rare opportunity to help design those spaces.

Meet up with David Kimmett from King County Parks at the new Skyway Park playground on Wednesday, June 28 at 6 p.m. for a walking tour and share your ideas!

Have questions, or can’t make it to the event and want to share your thoughts? Contact David at [email protected] or (206) 477-4573.

7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States

Spring Restoration and Stewardship at Skyway Park

Sat, April 29, 2023 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Come join King County Parks and West Hill Action Mob for a day stewarding and restoring Skyway Park in celebration of Earth Month.

Skyway Park is located in the West Hill community, an unincorporated urban area on Lake Washington. There are three wetlands in the park that function as the headwaters of Taylor Creek a salmon-bearing stream that passes through Seattle’s Deadhorse Canyon and enters Lake Washington. Skyway Park is 23 acres and has baseball fields an informal football/soccer field a playground basketball and tennis courts.

The site address takes you to a house near the park entrance. Meeting location is near the covered picnic shelter – keep an eye out for the King County Volunteer signs.

Free

View Organizer Website

7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States

Forty Volunteers Powered First Skyway Park Restoration Event of 2023

by Devin Chicras

Our first Skyway Park restoration event of 2023 brought together about 40 hardworking volunteers who cleared 132 gallons of trash and four cubic yards of blackberry in just three hours. Not only is the park cleaner and safer for neighbors to enjoy, but cleaning up the wetlands means a safer, healthier route for young salmon downstream.

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Winter Restoration and Stewardship at Skyway Park

Sat, January 28, 2023 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Come join King County Parks and West Hill Action Mob for a day stewarding and restoring Skyway Park.

Skyway Park is located in the West Hill community, an unincorporated urban area on Lake Washington. There are three wetlands in the park that function as the headwaters of Taylor Creek a salmon-bearing stream that passes through Seattle’s Deadhorse Canyon and enters Lake Washington. Skyway Park is 23 acres and has baseball fields an informal football/soccer field a playground basketball and tennis courts.

The site address takes you to a house near the park entrance. Meeting location is near the covered picnic shelter – keep an eye out for the King County Volunteer signs.

Free

View Organizer Website

7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States

We Made News, Magic, and Friends in 2021

by Devin Chicras

2021 was a year of getting things done in the face of great challenges. It was a year full of big wins on the path to collaboratively building a more equitable, informed, engaged, and vibrant Skyway-West Hill community. Here’s a recap of some of the things we got to do this year, with your support.

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King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay

New King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay Leads WHCA’s Winter 2020 Quarterly Meeting Lineup

by Devin Chicras

Our first community meeting of the decade brought dozens of neighbors together to meet our new King County Councilmember and learn more about the 2020 Census, a new recycling startup, how Skyway Park is expanding, and more!

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WHCA Spring QM - 2019-04-16 - Board Elections Announcements

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Spring 2019

by Devin Chicras

What services will the first ever King County Economic Development Manager offer our Skyway Business District? Could the County buy more land to create better access points to Skyway Park? Who are the newest WHCA board members? About forty neighbors (and hundreds more online) joined us at Skyway VFW Post #9430 to find out answers to those questions and many more on Tuesday, April 16th at West Hill Community Association’s Spring Quarterly Community Meeting.

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