The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Note: At time of writing, all Kirkland playgrounds are closed in response to the COVID19 pandemic, and in compliance with public health orders and the Governor’s phased re-opening plan.

Recreation in Kirkland does not disappoint, for adults and children alike. While Kirkland’s extensive network of waterfront, wooded and urban parks delight residents and visitors of all ages, the city’s collection of fabulous playgrounds ignites the imaginations of children and provides oases of carefree, wild play for whole families.  From castles to sand pits, curly slides to merry-go-rounds, Kirkland’s collection of playgrounds are lovingly imagined, carefully maintained and endlessly enjoyed.