Tag: Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation Department

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 …

BI Parks Foundation adds Trails to its list of Responsibilities

BI Parks and Trails Foundation logo 2022Branding and re-branding is usually associated with business and Corporate America. No longer. Government entities – both locally and nationally – are re-branding themselves more often than not these days to better reflect their missions, demographics and logistics. One sterling …

EDWIN E. RITCHIE OBSERVATORY AT BATTLE POINT PARK OPEN HOUSE (and much more) – SATURDAY, MAY 14TH

BPAA logoThe Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA) is excited to invite you to join them at their Open House at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park this Saturday. This will be the first live event in over …

Local Pickleballers Already Planning for August’s Founders Tournament

Founders Courts courtesy of Bainbridge Island Pickleball, BIPRD - Battle Point ParkWith the game now firmly ensconced as the official sport of Washington State, local Pickleballers are moving forward on another front: again putting together plans to hold the much anticipated “Founders Tournament ” at Battle Point Park this coming August.…

Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd – Check Out All the Events Happening on Bainbridge Island This Week and Next

Sustainable Bainbridge, in partnership with many other Bainbridge Island nonprofits, is hosting an incredible variety of opportunities, including weed pulls, Earth Day celebrations, recycling talks, climate change education, gardening and tree discussions, free invasive weed education and disposal, and …

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

Clay Roberts receives a Governor's Pin of recognition of his contribution to pickleball courtesy of Clay RobertsClay 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 …

Holiday Lights at Fay Bainbridge Park – Registration now open!

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District Presents

MORE NIGHTS OF CHEER!

Now Thursday – Sunday

Enjoy Fay Bainbridge in an all-new LIGHT at their drive-thru event at Fay Bainbridge Park this December. Share in the joy of this festive …

PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST – Battle Point Park Haunted Hayride Pumpkin Pyramid

Submit your creatively carved pumpkin to be featured on the Haunted Hayride Pumpkin Pyramid! 

The Haunted Hayride Committee will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!

RULES AND CONDITIONS

Pumpkins must be well-gutted and able to sit outside for the …

Registration is open for the 2021 Haunted Hayride at Battle Point Park

The Haunted Hayride, sponsored by Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District (BIMPRD), has been a Bainbridge Island tradition for many years. Pre-Covid, attendees would ride on a haybale-filled trailer through Battle Point Park, enjoying the cool fall evening and …

Pickleball’s Founders Tournament is Back on the Island with Fun for Everyone

Founders Tournament commemorative paddlePickleball is taking center court on Bainbridge Island this week as the Founders Tournament returns after a year hiatus due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The tourney, which includes a number of different events, will be held from August 9-15 at …

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