Shelton Parks & Recreation
Pre-registration is required for all programs
The Parks and Recreation Division is responsible for providing a year round comprehensive recreation program for youth and adults. Activities for all ages and interests are scheduled throughout the year. Recreation program brochures are distributed quarterly in utility billings and at local schools. If you have an idea for a new program or special talent that you would like to teach please contact the recreation department at 432-5194.
Let us hear from you How did you like the program? Any new program you would like? Do you have a special talent you would like to share? Contact Shelton Parks and Recreation at 432-5194 or email@example.com
Refund Policy - 100% before first class - 80% before second class - 50% before third class - None after third class.
$$$$ SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM $$$$
Scholarships for 50% of registration fee are available for youth programs. Financial assistance to families is based on income requirement. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Office at 432-5194 to inquire. Recreation Scholarship Application Funding by TOYS FOR KIDS PLUS & KRISTMAS TOWN KIWANIS
Pre-registration is required for all programs.
The best way to encourage future offerings and ensure programs is to SIGN UP
Minimum participation numbers are required for all programs to run.
Registration for certain programs will end when maximum number is met.
Registration is on a first-come first-serve basis.
Full payment must be recieved in order to register for a program.
Register at: Shelton Civic Center, 525 West Cota Street.
Shelton Parks & Recreation
Shelton Civic Center
525 West Cota St
Shelton, WA 98584
Parks and Recreation Advisory Commitee - There is currently one opening on the committee. Please contact Mark Ziegler, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
On February 2, 2009 the Shelton City Commission approved the formation of a parks and recreation advisory committee. The committee consists of five members serving three year terms each. Committee members are:Bill Young, Kitty Lundeen-Ness, Kim Oliver and Jack Smith.
The committee meets every second Monday of the month at 5:30pm in the Shelton Civic Center.
The parks and recreation advisory committee shall have the following powers and duties:
- To make recommendations to the city commission concerning the future park, playground and other recreation resources of the city through the planning and development of a parks capital improvement plan;
- To recommend updates of the comprehensive park plan to comply with the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office grant in aid programs;
- To make recommendations to the city commission regarding planning and development of public recreational facilities and programs;
- To cooperate with any departments and advisory bodies of the city and with public school authorities, Mason County, the State of Washington, other cities and public and private entities in the furtherance of a well rounded parks and recreation program;
- To make recommendations to the city commission on rules and regulations regarding use of city recreational facilities to best serve the interests of the public;
- To serve as liaison between citizens and the city commission on parks and recreation related matters;
- To make recommendations to the city commission regarding any matters affecting parks and recreation programs;
- If requested by the city commission or city administrator, to provide advice regarding the employment of parks and recreation personnel;
- To carry out other parks and recreation related subjects assigned by the city commission or by ordinance.
CITY OF SHELTON PARKS AND RECREATION
PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES INFORMATION
|Brewer Park||0.3||Picnic tables, mature vegetation||220 W. Franklin|
|Callanan Park||6.9|| Ball field, play equipment, restroom,
natural area, basketball court
|400 W. E Street|
|City Park||1.75||Undeveloped site||Northcliff Rd.|
|Huff n Puff Trail||5.0||2 mile jogging trail on watershed||3600 Shelton Springs Rd|
|Johnson Park||0.5||Basketball court, mature trees||325 E. Poplar|
|Kneeland Park||3.9|| Large play structure, picnic areas,
restroom, horseshoes, open play
|100 Turner Ave.|
|Loop Field||4.0|| Ball field, athletic field, play
structure, restroom, picnic shelter
|1020 W. Franklin|
|Overlook Park||1.03|| Historic marker overlooking
downtown & mills
|1200 Olympic Hwy S.|
|Pine St. Ramp||0.4|| Unimproved boat launch site on
|Sixth St. Park||0.14||Picnic shelter, barbecues, creek||330 S. 6th St.|
Ballfield and picnic shelters are available for rental at Callanan Park, Kneeland Park, and Loop Field. Please call the recreation office at 426-9731 to check availability and fees.
GREAT FOR: MEETINGS, BIRTHDAYS, FAMILY REUNIONS
The Shelton Civic Center Community Use Space is available for rental by individuals and groups. The Civic Center has over 9,000 square feet of dedicated space for various functions available weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Private meeting rooms can house the smallest business meeting or the main room will host a formal wedding reception for over 300 participants.
- Shelton Civic Center Brochure
- Civic Center Rental Policy (PDF)
- Civic Center Rental Application (PDF)
The Facilities Maintenance Division is responsible for maintaining all city owned structures inside and out. The division ensures facilities are safe and clean for the public and city staff. Long-term and preventative maintenance by the division also ensures a longer life facility. Facilities include the Shelton Civic Center, William G Reed Library, Mason County Historical Museum, City of Shelton Animal Shelter, Shelton Fire Department and Park Buildings.
The Shelton Arts Commission was established in 1990 to encourage, conduct, sponsor or co-sponsor public programs to further the development and public awareness of, and interest in the fine and performing arts. The Arts Commission consists of five volunteer community members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by a vote of the City Commission. The current members are; Amy Cooper, Elinor Lindquist, Charlotte Bales, and Stan Yantis. There is currently one opening on the commission. Please contact Mark Ziegler, email@example.com for more information.
Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery
Professional and amateur artists working in tow or three dimensional media are invited to apply to the schedule of gallery exhibitions at the Shelton Arts Commission's Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery. The gallery is located in the Shelton civic Center on the first floor. Exhibits are scheduled for 12 week periods.
Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery Application
The Commission meets every third Tuedsay of each month in the Shelton Civic Center at 6:00 p.m.
Past projects sponsored by the Shelton Arts Commission include: Shelton Arts Festival, Empty Bowls, Shelton Art Walk, Mason County Title Building Mural, and Olympic College Sculpture “Journey.”
For more information please contact the arts commission at 426-9731.
Shelton Metropolitan Park District Meeting Schedule 2017
January 30, 2017 ~ Shelton Civic Center at 1:45 p.m.
March 27, 2015 ~ Shelton Civic Center at 1:45 p.m.
May 30, 2017 ~ Shelton Civic Center at 1:45 p.m.
July 31, 2017 ~ Shelton Civic Center at 1:45 p.m.
September 25, 2017 ~ Shelton Civic Center at 1:45 p.m.
November 27, 2017 ~ Shelton Civic Center at 1:45 p.m.
Shelton Metropolitan Park District Agendas and Minutes
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