Parks and Recreation

We serve our diverse population of residents through a variety of low-cost or free recreational activities.    

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 13120 W. 13th Ave.

RECREATION PROGRAMS  

   AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
   ADVENTURE PROGRAMS
   YOUTH SPORTS
   ADULT SPORTS & FITNESS 
   SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES
   SENIOR LIFE
   TEENS
   RECREATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

PARKS

COMMUNITY SERVICES

COMMUNITY EVENTS

STAFF

 

For more information please contact the Parks & Rec Department at (509) 244-4845.


 

Saturday February 21, 2015

6:00-8:00pm - AH Community Center

Mom and sons join the adventure as we search for hidden secrets and treasure at the 2015 Mom and Son Fun Night: Treasure Adventure.

$15/ Ticket (Mom and Son) $5/Additional Son
Registration Includes Dinner
Purchase tickets online or at the Community Center.
(Limited number of tickets available)

 Mom and Son Game Night FAQs:

Does it have to be Mom and Son?
No it does not have to be Mom and Son. Participants can be accompanied by any significant adult in their life.
What is the age limit?
While the event will be designed for school aged kids, middle schoolers and high schooler are welcome to attend with their moms.
What's included in the purchase of the ticket?
The purchase of the ticket will gain you entry into the event, your dinner, and any "treasure" you find along the way.



Saturday February 21, 2015

6:00-8:00pm – Sunset Elementary Gym

Dads show your princess a wonderful night of enchantment and fun at the

2015 Daddy Daughter Dance: Fairy Tale Ball

MUSIC – DANCING – DINNER – CRAFTS

PICTURES – GAMES & MORE!

$15/Ticket (Dad & Daughter) $5/Additional Daughter

Registration includes dinner.

Purchase tickets online or at the Community Center.

(Limited number of tickets available)

Daddy Daughter Dance FAQs:

Does it have to be a daddy and daughter?

Even though it is called a "Daddy Daughter Dance", young girls can be accompanied by any significant adult in their life.

What is the age limit?

While we do not specify an age, the dance will be planned for school aged girls, but we welcome middle school and high school girls interested in attending.

Is this a formal event?
The Daddy Daughter Dance is a formal event, and dressing formally is strongly encouraged, but it is not required.

What's included in the purchase of the tickets?

The tickets will cover your entry, dinner, crafts, and refreshments.  Commemorative pictures will be available for purchase at the dance.




 

Join the Youth Advisory Commisssion and help plan and organize activities, programs, and events for the youth of Airway Heights.

Click here to download a printable Youth Advisory Commission Application


 

 

 

The Value of Parks & Recreation
A message from theWashington Recreation & Park Association


 

 


 We've Gone Social!

www.facebook.com/ahparksandrec


 

OUR VISION                      
The Parks & Recreation Department strengthens our community's fabric, health and well being, economic base and security.  Airway Heights residents have long valued neighborhood and community parks as special natural places where they can relax, walk, meditate, enjoy family time, and seek spiritual renewal.  As our quality of life has been threatened by crime, family disintegration, and other modern pressures, the Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Department - in partnership with our School District, the Airway Heights Kiwanis Club, the Festival Association and other community-based organizations and business - has risen to the challenge, providing services to increase community health and stability.  Today, the Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Department provides much, more than recreation experiences.
Through diverse and innovative programming, and broad partnerships, the Parks & Recreation Department plays an important role in creating a healthy community. 
WE Strengthen Community Image & Sense of Place
Parks & Recreation facilities, programs and community events are key factors in strengthening community image and creating a sense of place.
WE Support Economic Development

Parks & Recreation programs and facilities attract and retain businesses & residents, as well as tourists.  Parks and recreation generates income for the community and for local businesses.
WE Strengthen Safety & Security

Park and Recreation professionals provide safe environments for recreation activities and design programs & services specifically to reduce criminal activity.
WE Promote Health & Wellness

Participation in recreation activities improves physical, social and emotional health that positively impacts community health and wellness.
WE Foster Human Development
Parks & Recreation services foster social, intellectual, physical & emotional development.
WE Increase Cultural Unity
Parks & Recreation increases cultural unity through experiences that promote cultural understanding and celebrate diversity.
WE Protect Environmental Resources
By acquiring and protecting valuable areas as open space, greenways, areas, and natural resources are protected and habitat required for the survival of diverse species is preserved.
WE Provide Recreational Experiences
Through programmed and self-facilitated recreation, a variety of benefits to individuals, families, neighborhoods, and communities are achieved.  Recreational experiences are important as an end in themselves for personal enjoyment.
WE Facilitate Community Problem Solving
Park and Recreation professionals possess facilitation and leadership skills that can be applied to resolve community problems and issues.

Parks and Recreation in Airway Heights provides the Space to Learn & Play, to be Safe & Secure, and to Create & Imagine  

"We provide the place, space and experiences that build high self-esteem and the feeling of living a full life..."
"We should be the first choice for Health and Wellness.  We are the most proactive and economical solution for people of all ages and abilities to Stay Healthy and Happy"

Mission Statement:
To improve the quality of life for all residents, by providing a wide variety of quality and wholesome leisure activities that meet the community’s recreational needs and interests.  To promote a leisure services system that includes well maintained parks and public areas and remain committed to effectively utilizing all available resources to sustain the confidence of those we serve.  

City of Airway Heights Non Discrimination Policy

PARKS AND RECREATION PLAN 
On April 20, 2009 the City Council approved Resolution 2009-009.  A resolution relating to adopting the updated Parks and Recreation Plan replacing the existing plan that was adopted on April 21, 2003. 



America's Move to Raise A Healthier Generation of Kids

The City of Airway Heights is a proud supporter of First Lady Michelle Obama's
Let's Move! initiative.

Visit www.letsmove.gov for more information and learn how you can help.

 

To be added to our mailing list of upcoming programs and events email your first and last name to Awhpr@cawh.org

Links:  

 

·         National Recreation & Park Association

·         Washington Recreation & Park Association

       Spokane County Raceway Park

 

·         Spokane Parks & Recreation Department

 

·         Washington State Parks

 

·         Idaho State Parks

 

·         Centennial Trail

 

City Council Meeting on Monday March 2, 2015
2/27/2015
The Airway Heights City Council will meet on Monday, March 2nd at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers, 13120 W. 13th Ave.

Hwy 2 Revitalization and Safety Concept Plan
2/26/2015
The City is seeking feedback from users of Hwy 2 regarding adopting a safety and revitalization concept plan for Hwy 2. Let the City know what you think about revitalizing Hwy 2.

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Grant Program
1/12/2015
LTAC is seeking proposals from qualified entities engaged in promoting tourism in the City. More information about the grant program available here.

City Newsletter Winter Edition
1/5/2015
Stay abreast of what's happening in the City.

AARP Tax Aide
12/30/2014
Since 1968 this volunteer-based program has helped nearly 50 million low to moderate income taxpayers prepare their taxes.

Apply for Youth & Senior Advisory Commission
3/20/2014
The City Council forming new Advisory Commissions to gain input from citizens regarding programming for youth and senior populations.

New Phone System
12/23/2014
The City of Airway Heights has a new phone system and a new phone tree.

Winter 2014-2015 Snow Plow Routes
12/3/2014

Complete our survey for a chance to win $50
3/20/2014
Help the City Council make financial investments representative of the wishes of the community by completing the Parks & Recreation Needs Assessment Survey. The first 310 returned will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Visa Gift Card.


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