Semi-Normal Summer Activities

Want to get out of the house? Check out these local Shoreline events



Cromwell Park in Shoreline

Estlin Coates, Staff Writer

With spring in full swing, the City of Shoreline is gradually reopening.

The neighborhood’s parks, trails and skate parks are open with picnic shelters available for public use and rentals. Outdoor gatherings of up to 50 people are permitted under COVID-19 regulations.

Playgrounds are also usable, with masks required for children over the age of five and social distancing encouraged. Playground equipment is not sanitized, so remember to wash or sanitize hands.

Tennis and pickleball courts are permitting drop-in recreation and rentals. Athletic fields may be used with a permit and all phase 3 guidelines must be followed. You can apply for a permit here.

Upcoming Events

  • Adult-centric activities include the Richmond Beach Community Garage Sale on May 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a wine class at Virtue Cellars Winery that same day from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Additional information for both events can be found here.
  • If you’re in the mood for fresh produce, swing by the Saturday farmer’s market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 5 through Oct. 2.
  • Each Saturday, “Shoreline Walks” invites you to join free guided walks at various locations across the city including beaches, lakes and parks.

Summer Camps

The city will also be offering a variety of camps for children between the ages of five and 12, all of which will adhere to specific COVID-19 safety guidelines.

  • Lil’ Playground Pals is a camp for children ages five and six that will be held at the Spartan Recreation Center. The weeklong camp will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring activities relating to cooking, science and more. The camp will have an additional location at Ridgecrest Elementary School.
  • For children ages seven to 11, Camp Shoreline will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include art, games and performances. For the same age group, the weeklong Sport Camp at the Spartan Recreation Center will focus on crafts, camp games and various sports.
  • The Outdoor Camp, for children ages 10-12, will feature crafts, games and challenges with an emphasis on its nature setting. The camp will have locations at Hamlin Park, Twin Ponds and Richmond Beach.