Category: Parks & Recreation

Disc Golf Gaining Popularity on Bainbridge and Throughout Kitsap County

Bainbridge Island is known as the birthplace of Pickleball. But another sport – Disc Golf – is vying for attention from players of all ages.

The game started in Southern California back in the early 1970. Disc Golf used to …

Celebrate Fall and Halloween Bainbridge Island Style

As many islanders know, we love our holidays here on Bainbridge, and celebrating Fall and Halloween is no different. There’s a lot going on throughout the month, check out our list:

Copy+of+Halloween+costume+swap+(5) courtesy of KiDiMuCOSTUME SWAP at KiDiMu – Find your next kids …

Bainbridge Island Park District’s Student Conservation Corps wraps up a bigger-than-ever season

biparks_logo-2021The Student Conservation Corps (SCoCo) is a paid Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District (BIMPRD) employment opportunity enhanced with conservation education for local High School age students. Through SCoCo, our young people learn about environmental concerns around the island …

Have Some Fun in the Sun with Late Summer Paddle Boarding!

In spite of our recent of run of smoky weather, this has been a truly wonderful summer, with warm days and evenings, and clear, blue, sunny skies during most days. Plenty of great opportunities to get outside and bike, camp, …

A Tour of Lumen Field – Home of the Seahawks – is Quite a Thrill, as Football Season gets Rolling

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and the leaves are beginning to turn. That means football season is right around the corner.

Even though the Mariners are rolling this season and may actually make it into …

Volunteer this Fall with Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District’s Natural Resources team

biparks_logo w.o backgroundThe Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District (BIMPRD) is hosting more than a dozen volunteer work parties this fall in parks, trails, and natural areas across the island. Join the Natural Resources team as they continue with ongoing restoration …

Moritani Community Picnic is back for a family-friendly end-of-summer celebration!

flier-moritani-picnic-8.5x11-2022Celebrate Labor Day at Moritani Park and enjoy the music of Bainbridge Island’s WHOZYAMAMA and their zesty mix of Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music to this annual community favorite. Get up and dance, or just lie back in the lawn …

Playing Pickleball Whilst Watching Some Great Founders Tourney Action

2022 Founders Tournament - KDPickleball anyone? My wife and I recently took up PB – as many call it – after taking lessons from the Bainbridge Metro Parks District.

Our teacher, David Anderson, was great, explaining the rules, the funky scoring system, when to …

Pickleball in National Limelight; Founders Tourney on Tap (correction)

Pickleball Founders Tournament Paddle*August 5, 2022 – Editors Note: this article was corrected to remove an editing error in paragraph two (reference to Terry and Marty Smith)

Pickleball is becoming ubiquitous. The game that had its humble beginnings on our little rock back …

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