Category: Parks & Recreation

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District – Something For Every Generation

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation DistrictThey wanted ball fields, playgrounds and a swimming pool, and just like they would today, the islanders came together to make that happen. In the spring of 1965, a special election was held and the Bainbridge Island Park & Recreation

For a Fun and Challenging Spring Hike, try Climbing Mount Walker in the Olympics

If you’re looking for a challenging hike with awesome views as a reward, Mount Walker in the Olympic Mountains is as good as it gets.

The trailhead to this hidden gem is located about 2.5 miles south of the Quilcene …

Stovers Honored for their Preservation of Pickleball’s Founding Court

Pickleball is Bainbridge Island’s contribution to the world of sports. Indeed, it was on an old converted badminton court on the front lawn of Carol and Scott Stover’s home on Pleasant Beach Drive where the game first began in the …

The Bainbridge Island Land Trust in connection with their Stand for the Land campaign is proud to present their newest acquisition opportunity – Rockaway Bluff Preserve

It was a typical November day; the air was cool and a light drizzle fell as I pulled up to the main gate of the potential Rockaway Bluff Preserve. This future preserve will be the newest and final acquisition by …

It’s Chilly Hilly time – Kick off the 2020 cycling season PNW style!

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.

It was 1972, and …

“Island people protecting Island places, since 1989” – The Bainbridge Island Land Trust

Back in late July, I wrote an article about the Library’s August 2019 First Friday Art Walk exhibit, which featured the artwork and photography for the newly released book, Natural Bainbridge (you can read that article here). The book …

Born on Bainbridge Island Part II – Pickleball Founders’ Court Groundbreaking Ceremony

Living on, and writing about, Bainbridge Island has introduced me to so many amazing people, places and things—Pickleball ticks each of those boxes: you really do play with amazing, fun people! Battle Point Park, where the games are played …

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