Parks, Trails & Open Space

Everything you need to know about parks, trails and open spaces in Kent: find a park, rent a park, park amenities, rules and regulations and more.  You can even download a park guide.  A park location map and regional list of parks can be located at the bottom of this page.

Reserve a Picnic Shelter

Covered picnic shelters are available for reservation at 12 park locations.  Shelters will accommodate groups for birthday parties, wedding receptions, family reunions, company picnics and BBQ’s.

Athletic Facility Rentals

Fields and courts are available for softball, baseball, basketball, pickle ball and tennis.  Some may be reserved for one-time or league/tournament use; others are available on a first come, first served basis.  Check out each facility to see amenities and options available.

Community Parks

Community parks are designed for the enjoyment of the entire community, and feature a variety of amenities.  These parks are intended for drop-in use and are not available for reservation.

Neighborhood Parks

Neighborhood parks have limited access and fewer amenities than community parks.  They are intended to serve the immediate neighborhood but are available for use by the general public.  These parks are not available for reservation.

Parks & Recreation Activities, Classes and Services

The City of Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services offers a wide array of indoor and outdoor activities, classes, services and facilities for all ages through its Administration, Recreation & Cultural Services, Parks Planning & Open Space, Golf Maintenance, Facilities Management and Housing & Human Services divisions.

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Additional Information

For additional information please call (253) 854-1770 or email us online.