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Park and Recreation Special Districts

This page lists known park and recreation districts in Washington State, including Park and Recreation Districts (Ch. 36.69 RCW), Park and Recreation Service Areas (RCW 36.68.400 - .620), Joint Park and Recreation Districts (RCW 36.69.420 - .460), and Metropolitan Park Districts (Ch. 35.61 RCW).

This table may not list every district, and some of the districts listed may no longer be active. The list was complied from Department of Revenue tax code areas and property tax statistics, the Washington State Yearbook, and internet searches. If you have information to update this page, please contact the page editor, or call MRSC at (206) 625-1300.

List of Districts

SPD Name Cities Included in District Notes
Adams County
Park and Recreation District No. 1 - Othello Othello  
Park and Recreation District No. 2 - Washtucna Washtucna  
Park and Recreation District No. 3 - Lind Lind  
Park and Recreation District No. 4 - Ritzville (1995) Ritzville  Ritzville Water Park
Benton County
Benton County Park and Recreation District   Disposition unknown
Chelan County
Manson Park and Recreation District    
Upper Valley Park and Recreation Service Area (1997) Leavenworth Chelan County Resolution No. 97-114 - Setting formation of the Upper Valley Park and Recreation Service Area on the ballot, 9/1997

Interlocal agreement creating the Upper Valley Park and Recreation Service Area board of directors, 4/1998
Clallam County
Clallam County Park and Recreation District No. 1 - Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center Park and Recreation District Sequim Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center
Quillayute Valley Park and Recreation District (1978) Forks Quillayute Valley Aquatic Center
William H. Shore Memorial Pool District - Metropolitan Park District (5/2009) Port Angeles Resolution No. 02-09 - Calls for a special election to put the formation of a metropolitan park district to the voters
Clark County
Greater Clark Parks District  - Metropolitan Park District   Vancouver unincorporated growth area
Orchard Park and Recreation District part Vancouver Disposition unknown
Woodland Swimming Pool and Recreation District Woodland Cowlitz and Clark Counties
Columbia County
Prescott Joint Park and Recreation District   Columbia and Walla Walla Counties
Cowlitz County
Woodland Swimming Pool and Recreation District Woodland Cowlitz and Clark Counties
Douglas County
Eastmont Metro Parks and Recreation Metropolitan Park District (2004) East Wenatchee, Rock Island Replaced Eastmont Park and Recreation Service Area
Coulee Area Park and Recreation District- Grand Coulee Dam Area Joint Park and Recreation District (2003) Coulee Dam  
Ferry County
Ferry County Park and Recreation District No. 2 Republic  
Grant County
Grant County Park and Recreation District No. 1 Moses Lake Disposition unknown
Grant County Park and Recreation District No. 2   Disposition unknown
Coulee Area Park and Recreation District- Grand Coulee Dam Area Joint Park and Recreation District (2003) Electric City, Grand Coulee, Coulee Dam  
Grays Harbor County
South Beach Parks and Recreation District - Grays Harbor Park and Recreation District No. 1   Disposition unknown
Island County
North Whidbey Park and Recreation District Oak Harbor  
South Whidbey Park and Recreation District Langley  
Jefferson County
Park and Recreation District No. 1 - Coyle/Thorndyke (1984)    
Park and Recreation District No. 2 - Brinnon (2012)    
King County
Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District (2009) Des Moines  
Coalfield Park and Recreation   Disposition unknown
Enumclaw Park and Recreation Service Area (1990)   Disposition unknown
Fall City Metropolitan Park District (2009)    
Finn Hill Park and Recreation District (2002) Denny Creek Area  
Normandy Park Metropolitan Park District (2009) Normandy Park  
Northshore Park and Recreation Service Area (1988) part Woodinville, Kenmore, Bothell  
Si View Metropolitan Park District (2003) North Bend  
Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District (2012) Tukwila  
Vashon Park District - King County Park and Recreation District No. 2 (1983)    
Kitsap County
Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District (2004) Bainbridge Island  
South Kitsap Park and Recreation District Bremerton, Port Orchard Dissolved
North Kitsap Park and Recreation Service Area (1993) Poulsbo Disposition unknown
Village Green Metropolitan Park District (2010)    
Kittitas County
Kittitas County Park and Recreation District No. 1 (2005)    
Klickitat County
Goldendale Swimming Pool - Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District - Klickitat County Park and Recreation District No. 1) Goldendale  
Mount Adams Park and Recreation District - Klickitat County Park and Recreation District No. 2 (2010)    
Lincoln County
Park and Recreation District No. 1 - Edwall    
Park and Recreation District No. 2 - Almira Almira  
Park and Recreation District No. 3 - Davenport Davenport  
Coulee Area Park and Recreation District- Grand Coulee Dam Area Joint Park and Recreation District (2003)    
Mason County
Union Park and Recreation District   Dissolved (1999)
Okanogan County
Brewster Park and Recreation District Brewster Dissolved (1998)
Coulee Area Park and Recreation District- Grand Coulee Dam Area Joint Park and Recreation District (2003) Elmer City, Nespelem  
Tonasket Parks and Recreation District Tonasket Established 2015
Pacific County
Willapa Park and Recreation District Raymond 
South Bend
Disposition unknown
Pierce County
Anderson Island Park and Recreation District    
Key Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (2004)    
Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (2004)    
Tacoma Metropolitan Park District Tacoma .
Oakbrook 7th Addition Park and Recreation District part Lakewood Disposition unknown
University Place Park and Recreation District   Dissolved (1997)
San Juan County
San Juan Island Park and Recreation District (1984) Friday Harbor  
Skagit County
 Fidalgo Park and Recreation District (1972) Anacortes Fidalgo Pool and Fitness
Skamania County
Skamania County Park and Recreation District No. 1 (2016)   Operate and maintain Underwood Community Center.
Snohomish County
East County Park and Recreation District Monroe  
Lake Stevens Park and Recreation Service Area Lake Stevens  
Northshore Park and Recreation Service Area part Bothell, part Brier Also in King County
Spokane County
Rosalia   part in Whitman County
Stevens County
Lake Spokane Parks and Recreation District (2008)    
Upper Columbia Pool District Kettle Falls Established 2015
Thurston County
Tanglewilde Park and Recreation District No. 1   Tanglewilde Recreation Center
Grand Mound/Rochester Park and Recreation District No. 2   Disposition unknown
Wahkiakum County
Skamokawa Park and Recreation District   Dissolved (2013)
Walla Walla County
Borleske Park District (1996)   Dissolved (2008)
Prescott Joint Park and Recreation District Prescott  Columbia and Walla Walla Counties
Waitsburg Park and Recreation District    
Whatcom County
Chuckanut Community Forest Park District MPD (2013) Bellingham  
Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District (1996)  Lynden Interlocal agreement with city of Lynden
Blaine-Birch Bay Park and Recreation District No. 2 (1979) Blaine  
Columbia Valley Park and Recreation District (2016)    
Point Roberts Park and Recreation District No. 1    
Point Roberts Park and Recreation Service Area    
Whitman County
Endicott Park and Recreation District No. 7 Endicott  
Garfield Park and Recreation District No. 2 Garfield  
LaCrosse Park and Recreation District No. 1 LaCrosse  
Pullman Metropolitan Park District (2002) Pullman  
Oakesdale Park and Recreation District No. 4 Oakesdale  
Rosalia Park and Recreation District No. 5 Rosalia, Malden part in Spokane County
St. John Park and Recreation District No. 3 St. John  
Tekoa Park and Recreation District No. 6 Tekoa  
Yakima County
Naches Park and Recreation District No. 1 (1967) Naches  
Grandview Park and Recreation Service Area (1999) Grandview The Grandview Parks and Recreation Service Area Board has not been active since late 2005
Selah Park and Recreation Service Area (2001) Selah  

Last Modified: November 14, 2016