Category: Parks & Recreation

The Governor Showed Up at Pickleball’s Special Moment, But the Day Belonged to Clay Roberts!

The Governor Showed Up at Pickleball’s Special Moment, But the Day Belonged to Clay Roberts!

Clay Roberts is Bainbridge Island’s Mr. Pickleball. That moniker was emphatically reinforced on Monday afternoon when Gov. Jay Inslee presented Roberts with the Governor’s Pin in recognition of his yeoman contributions to the game on Bainbridge Island and elsewhere. Not …

April is Celebrate Trees! Earth Month Bainbridge Island 2022

April is Celebrate Trees! Earth Month Bainbridge Island 2022

April is Earth Month on Bainbridge Island, and we are celebrating with activities and events for all ages to raise awareness for Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Everyone can take action and join activities to support and celebrate our environment …

It’s Finally Official: Pickleball is Washington State’s ‘Official’ Sport!

It’s Finally Official: Pickleball is Washington State’s ‘Official’ Sport!

Senate Bill 5615 passed both the House and the Senate today, recognizing Pickleball as Washington’s official state sport.

The signing of the bill will take place at the original first court, on March 28, 2022 here on Bainbridge Island. A …

Join the WAYPOINT WOODS COMMUNITY CONVERSATION & WALKING TOUR Sunday, March 20, 2-4 p.m.

Join the WAYPOINT WOODS COMMUNITY CONVERSATION & WALKING TOUR Sunday, March 20, 2-4 p.m.

The 3-acre Waypoint Woods is located at the corner of Olympic and Harborview drives. The Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation (BIPF), in collaboration with the Seattle-based AHBL land use and design firm, is leading the planning process to improve the park …

BI Japanese American Exclusion Memorial at Pritchard Park Volunteer Work Party

BI Japanese American Exclusion Memorial at Pritchard Park Volunteer Work Party

Start Date/Time
Saturday, February 19, 2022 10:00 AM

End Date/Time
Saturday, February 19, 2022 12:00 PM

Location
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial 4195 Eagle Harbor Dr. NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Contact
Email barb@biparksfoundation.org Call 206-842-4971

Help beautify Pritchard …

Springbrook Creek Preserve Open House, Saturday, January 29, 2022 – Presented by the Bainbridge Island Land Trust

Like many community events, the Bainbridge Island Land Trust’s annual potluck dinner (a 300-person event) was put on hold. This year the Land Trust is excited to announce a new community event, open to all islanders and Land Trust members …

It’s Chilly Hilly time – Kick off the 2022 cycling season PNW style with a full calendar of events!

For 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.…

Pickleball to be Touted as the Official Sport of Washington State

Most islanders are probably aware that Bainbridge is the home of Pickleball. Now Legislation is being proposed to make the game Washington State’s official sport!

“If we don’t claim it some other state will,” says Clay Roberts, a spokesman for …

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