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Snohomish County Parks & Recreation strives to provide safe, enjoyable, attractive parks with diverse programs and responsive services that enhance our quality of life and preserve the natural and recreational resources of Snohomish County. 
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Holiday Fun Recipes
Rent a room for your party
Evergreen Fairgrounds News
John Denver Tribute Concert
DNR Reconveys acreage to Snohomish County
Dianne Bailey Honored
New buildings at the Fairgrounds
Dance for Exercise
Specialized Recreation
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Fun Holiday Recipes Yogurt Cooler
1 cup yogurt
1 cup fruit
Lots of ice
Place all ingredients into a blender jar. Cover and whiz on medium speed until well blended. Pour into a collins glass and serve. 
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Rent a room or a building for your next party 
*The Gary Weikel Room at Willis Tucker Park is an excellent choice. Call Parks at 425-388-6600. 
*The Evergreen Fairgrounds Park offers large or small buildings year-round with plenty of parking and easy access for your celebration or seminar. RV sites also available.
Find more information and details at

Evergreen Fairgrounds events in January
Bullrageous, Renaisance Faire, Washington Arms Collectors Show, Open Horse Ride Nights, Western Games Horse Show, Monroe Indoor Swap Meet
Find more information at





Aaron Reardon. Co. Exec.


Tom Teigen, Director
Hal Gausman, Deputy Director
 360-805-6724 [email protected]
Evergreen Fairgrounds
Reservations/ Room Rentals

  Ballfield Reservations/
 Recreation/McCollum Pool 
425-388-6604 / [email protected] 



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Fairgrounds RV Parking
HAPPY HOLIDAYS  to you and your kin, as one year ends and another begins. Your Snohomish County Parks & Recreation staff wishes you and your family a  prosperous and happy new year. Thank you for being a member of our online community!

Tribute to John Denver ConcertJohn Denver image

Bryan Stratton Sings the Songs of John Denver

5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 2010
(New Year's Eve)
Willis Tucker Park
6705 Puget Park, Snohomish, WA
Free Admission
For information call (360) 563-0152, ext. 2 or email

Proposed Shooting Range MapDNR reconveys 156 acres to Snohomish County

The State Department of Natural Resources Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 on Dec. 7 to transfer a 156-acre area off Sultan Basin Road to Snohomish County for "public park use." Snohomish County Parks and Recreation plans to construct a public outdoor shooting range on the property.


For more information, contact Parks Director Tom Teigen at 425-388-6600 or [email protected]

Dianne Bailey - 20 service awardPark Property Administrator Dianne Bailey honored for 20 years of service to Snohomish County

Dianne Bailey was recently honored for completing 20 years of service to Snohomish County. Dianne began her property management career with the Chelan County Assessor's office in 1984 and joined Snohomish County Parks in 1991. She attended Southern Oregon College, is a licensed appraiser and a senior member of the International Right of Way Association and has received Snohomish County's Employee of the Month award. Dianne enjoys horseback riding, camping, and traveling. She lives near the town of Snohomish and is the proud keeper of two horses, two dogs, two cats and a husband.


Construction update on the Evergreen Fairgrounds' new Event Center Building ConceptEvent Center

Bid opening for construction of the new 38,916 square foot event center located at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds was held Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2010.


Seven prime contractors submitted bids for the project. Council is sxpected to award the bid to the successful bidder in January 2011.


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Dance for Exercise 
Start off 2011 with strong health habits!
Free class Monday, Jan. 3, 6:30 pm
Dance Pulse
Dance Pulse is a complete body/mind dance workout program for a better YOU!

Find more details at

Specialized Recreation Activities

Fun Family Friday Open Swim at the fully accessible Maplewood Center Adaptive pool in Edmonds for splashing, swimming and floating. Jan. 21, 7- 8:30pm; $5.00 per swimmer

Bingo Night at Willis Tucker Community Park

Jan. 22, 7-9 p.m.; $5 pre-registration/$7 day of event*


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Contact Information:
Marcie Allen, Marketing Coordinator
Snohomish County Parks Department
425-388-6611 /
[email protected]