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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Things To Do With Kids

Kirkland features many activities and events designed for the kiddos. Watch a children’s performance at Studio East and have soaring time with wall-to-wall trampolines at Pump it Up! In the summer, Kirkland hosts an acclaimed Children’s Concert Series, while many summer festivals have designated kid elements from arts and crafts to boating activities.

Eastside Tennis Center
Eastside Tennis Center features six full-size championship courts with 60' blended courts, and six youth-size courts. Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance.

Frog Legs Culinary Academy
Frog Legs Culinary Academy is an engaging and interactive school allowing children a hands-on approach to cooking. Our dynamic team brings ingredients to life, giving children a positive attitude towards all food with an added dollop of fun and sprinkle of delight.

Kirkland Arts Center
From Preschool Picasso to Parent and Child Clay Studio, the Kirkland Arts Center offers a variety of art classes for the youngsters.

Kirkland Parks 
Kirkland extensive park system allows endless opportunities for families to explore the outdoors.

Kirkland Playgrounds Take the wee ones to play on one or several of Kirkland's signature playgrounds!

La Luna Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy
Summer Camps and intensives are available for the beginner or competitive gymnast.

Peter Kirk Community Pool (Summer)
Splish and splash at an outdoor pool in Downtown Kirkland! *Note: the Peter Kirk Community Pool is closed for the 2020 summer season. For more information, visit: Kirkland Parks & Community Services COVID-19 Updates.

Pump It Up
The Pump It Up play area is filled with massive inflatables and other games and attractions that offer endless opportunities for kids of all ages to explore and imagine.

Seattle Badminton Club
Seattle Badminton Club (SBC) is located in Kirkland with 10 dedicated badminton courts. The club is minutes off I-405 with plenty of parking. Founded by a group of badminton veterans, the club is designed to provide the best services to the local badminton community!

Sponge
Sponge offers award-winning Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Japanese, Hindi, and German classes for kids in the greater Seattle area.

Studio East 
Studio East offers a wide variety of drama classes and workshops for kids in preschool through high school.

Tech City Bowl 
Tech City Bowl features 32 professional quality lanes, and state of the art scoring system.

Kirkland Parks

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Cross Kirkland Corridor

The Cross Kirkland Corridor is a compacted crushed gravel 5.75 mile segment of the Eastside Rail...

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Bridle Trails State Park

Bridle Trails State Park is 489-acre Washington state park in the Bridle Trails neighborhood of...

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O.O. Denny

Named after Orion Denny, O.O. Denny Park offers hiking trails, BBQs, covered structures for picnics...

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Juanita Bay Park

Juanita Bay Park abounds with flora and fauna and features views of Forbes Creek Wetland, Juanita...

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David E Brink

Named after the David E. Brink, the Kirkland parks director responsible for establishing many other...

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Big Finn Hill Park

Big Finn Hill Park is part of the King County Parks system, but luckily for Kirkland, it lies within...

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Heritage Park

Heritage Park is a precious piece of Kirkland history! This park offers expansive views of Lake...

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Houghton Beach Park

Doris Cooper Houghton Beach Park lies between Carillon Point and downtown Kirkland along Lake...

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Jasper's off-Leash Dog Park

Jasper's Off Leash Dog Park is a 2-acre fenced off leash dog park located in the Totem Lake area....

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Juanita Beach Park

Newly renovated Juanita Beach is one of Kirkland's most popular parks! Juanita Beach features 1,000...

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Marina Park

Downtown and close to many restaurants and shops, Marina Park features a sandy beach—perfect to get...

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Saint Edward State Park

Saint Edward State Park spans areas of both Kirkland and Kenmore. It offers 316 acres with 3,000...

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Peter Kirk Park and Pool/Lee Johnson Field

Named after Kirkland's city founder, Peter Kirk Park hosts Lake Washington and Juanita High School...

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Watershed Park

Watershed Park is tucked away in south Kirkland like a carefully held secret waiting to be...

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Waverly Beach Park

Waverly Beach Park is a stunning 2.76 lakefront park with 490 lineal feet of shoreline on Lake...

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132nd Square Park

132nd Square Park is a beloved community asset! Located in the Kingsgate area, this lovely corner...

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Water Activities

Kirkland is home to beautiful waterfront parks and beaches with an array of boating activities. Spectacular year-round sunsets reflect the mood of the region and the season.

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