Parks and Recreation
Director: Brian Adams
Skagit County Parks and Recreation Department
are some questions we receive often throughout the year:
like to rent the picnic shelter at the playfields behind the College.
Who do I talk to ?
want to do some camping on the Skagit River. How do I find out about
Howard Miller Steelhead Park?
want to register for a class/activity advertised in Skagit County Parks
flyer. Who do I call ?
want to take my kids swimming at a public beach. Where do I go?
do I get on an Adult Recreation Team, i.e.: Volleyball, Basketball or
my pets need to be on a leash at all county parks?
youth programs does Skagit County Parks and Recreation offer ?
youth scholarships available ?
do I reach the Skagit County Parks and Rec rain-out line to find out
if my softball game is still on as scheduled ?
PHYSICAL RECREATION AND FITNESS CONTRIBUTES TO
A FULL AND MEANINGFUL LIFE!"
to FAQ's on Web Site:
Playfields behind Skagit Valley College has a covered picnic shelter
with a barbeque pit for rental to the public
..Call (360) 416-1350
Miller Steelhead Park is a year-round camping facility on the scenic
Skagit River in Rockport, WA
..To reserve a campsite call 360-853-8808
or Fax 360-853-7315.
register for any of our Sports Leagues, Tournaments & Special
Events, please call us at (360) 416-1350. We accept VISA and MasterCard.
Lake Beach is open from 10:00 AM until dusk, seven days per week.
Clear Lake Beach is a Non-Lifeguarded Beach.
come down to our office at 1730 Continental Place, Mount Vernon and
fill out one of our information sheets for our "Sports Board"
if you are interested in becoming a member of a Basketball, Softball,
or Volleyball team. Our Coaches know to access this board when they
are in need of more players. You can obtain a league schedule and
attend games to see who needs players.
County Parks and Recreation Code No. 9.41.150 states that all dogs
or other pets must be physically controlled by a leash no greater
than eight (8) feet while in a County Park.
County Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of youth sports
programs during the year including: Basketball Skills Camp, Boys and
Girls S.W.I.S.H. Basketball Leagues, Girls Fastpitch Leagues, Girls
Softball Leagues, Tiger Girls Basketball Camp, Boys Baseball and Pitchers
Camp, Baseball Hitters Camp, Girls Fastpitch and Pitchers Camp, Hershey
Track and Field Meet, Youth Triathlon, and much, much more.
information about availability of scholarships for economically disadvantaged
youths, please call our office at (360) 416-1350.
County Parks and Recreation maintains a rain-out
line separate from our office line for the sole purpose of informing
softball team coaches and players of cancelled games due to weather,
etc. That number is 360-416-1361.