Category: Parks & Recreation

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

CNB February 9, 2024 Photo courtesy of WSDOTNew Ferry Terminal Pedestrian Walkway Open

After a nearly a year and a half of construction, the new overhead pedestrian walkway at the Bainbridge terminal finally opened this past week.

Work has been underway since the Summer of 2022 to …

Enjoy an Evening with Tom Fucoloro, author of “Biking Uphill in the Rain” and Publisher of Seattle Bike Blog

Mark your calendars and plan to enjoy a fun and informative evening on February 15th with Tom Fucoloro, author of the new book Biking Uphill in the Rain. Tom’s book details the long history of bicycles and transportation …

Waterfalls on Bainbridge Island? Yes, Indeed. Check them out just off of Country Club Road!

Water, water everywhere. There’s water in our basement. Argh! There’s water running in culverts on island roads, rushing in creeks that are usually silent, down streets and driveways, off of trees and buildings, and bubbling up through lawns and grasses. …

Local Pickleball Community is Stepping Up by Organizing itself into a Nonprofit, Pursuing Covered Courts and More

Founders Courts courtesy of Bainbridge Island Pickleball, BIPRD - Battle Point ParkBainbridge, of course, is the home of Pickleball, and the sport is exploding all over the world. Celebrities are playing it on a regular basis, there’s a pro circuit well underway, and it’s even mentioned on television sit-coms and variety …

It’s Chilly Hilly Time – Kick off the 2024 cycling season PNW style! Presented by REI Co-Op

2024 Chilly Hilly logoFor many Bainbridge Islanders and Pacific Northwesterners, cycling isn’t just a wonderful way to exercise and enjoy our beautiful PNW scenery, it’s a way of life and an environmentally friendly source of transportation—regardless of the weather or your cycling ability.…

Bainbridge Island Holiday Events Guide (Updated December 15th) – Here’s a Rundown of What’s Happening from December 15th through year end!

Dec 15 - 31 image 1ORDER YOUR HOLIDAY TURKEY NOW! Winney Farm has fresh birds for your holiday feast, visit their online ordering system here.

NOW through DECEMBER 31ST: MANOR HOUSE CONCERT SERIES at Pleasant Beach Village – multiple dates throughout November and …

Life Aboard a small River Cruise Boat on the Danube was Educational, Entertaining and Eye-Opening. We Can’t Recommend it Enough!

As Edmonds-based travel guru Rick Steves likes to say, travel expands both your understanding of the world and your outlook on life. We couldn’t agree more after completing an 18-day River Cruise this past fall on the Danube in Europe, …

The Next Chapter will begin soon on the Cleanup of the EPA Superfund site on Wyckoff Point, next to Pritchard Park

Wycoff PointWe don’t often associate Bainbridge Island with words like “pollution” or “contamination”. But on the southeast corner of otherwise pristine Eagle Harbor sits one of the State’s, if not the country’s, largest Superfund sites – Wyckoff Point.

If you …

Bainbridge Island Holiday Events Guide (Updated) – Here’s a Rundown of What’s Happening  from November 17th through December 11th!

November 17, 2023 - Winney Farm, IVC Community Meal, Manor House Concerts, Fall Work Party, Kiwanis Holiday WreathORDER YOUR HOLIDAY TURKEY NOW! Winney Farm has fresh birds for your holiday feast, visit their online ordering system here.

THE ISLAND HOLIDAY COMMUNITY MEAL PROJECT – order deadline for December 22nd meals is Monday, December 11th!

Star Gazing at the John H. Rudolph Planetarium at Battle Point Park just got even better!

Observatory EntranceFor the last few years, staff, members and volunteers of the Battle Point Astronomical Association have been hard at work doing an array of much needed upgrades and improvements to the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park. …

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