Parks & Recreation Commission

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An advisory group to the City Council on issues relating to the delivery of parks and recreation services to Sammamish citizens. Commissioners are appointed by the City Council for four year terms that are staggered. 

The Commission welcomes and encourages public comment about park planning, capital projects, facilities, events and programs. You can email all the Parks and Recreation Commission or attend a commission meeting, which typically take place at 6:30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month at City Hall.

Position leadership Term Ends
Position 1 Eirlys Vanderhoff January 31, 2021
Position 2 Katherine Low January 31, 2021
Position 3 Cheryl Wagner January 31, 2021
Position 4 Sid Gupta January 31, 2022
Position 5 Vacant January 31, 2022
Position 6 Seth Van Grinsven January 31, 2023
Position 7 Sarvinder Marwaha January 31, 2023
Position 8 Nancy Way January 31, 2020
Position 9 Hank Klein January 31, 2020


Date Meeting Info Agenda Minutes
12/05/2012 6:30 PM
11/07/2012 6:30 PM
10/20/2012 10:00 AM
Our Soaring Eagle walk leader, former Parks Commissioner Randy Jackson, knows this extensive trail system well. He will choose a segment from the almost 13 miles of twisted trails and lead us in and out of the densely wooded habitat. Randy will stop from time to time to explain the trail markers, ta ...
10/03/2012 6:30 PM
09/15/2012 10:00 AM
Join botanists Fred and Ann Weinmann for this informative stroll around Hazel Wolf Wetlands. The Weinmanns, former Sammamish residents, were instrumental in efforts to preserve this 116-acre habitat as well as adjacent Beaver Lake Preserve and Soaring Eagle Park. They will share their intimate knowl ...
09/05/2012 6:30 PM
08/25/2012 10:00 AM
Join Parks Commissioner Brad Conner and Audubon member Janice King on a 1.2-mile walk through one of our least-visited city parks. Spanning both sides of Beaver Lake Drive, this 67-acre forest, with mature trees and 1600 feet of Beaver Lake shoreline, is home to a variety of wildlife, including wood ...
08/01/2012 6:30 PM
07/21/2012 10:00 AM
Join Parks Commissioners Rena Brady and Judy Petersen for a two-mile walk in Grand Ridge Park. We will follow a trail that cuts through the dense forest above I-90, gaining about 350 feet in elevation before we return. Wear stable walking shoes and bring your questions about native plants. This walk ...
07/11/2012 5:00 PM
06/16/2012 10:00 AM
Walk along 2.6-miles of trails and boardwalks that move through gentle terrain and provide vistas of open meadows and wetlands. City of Sammamish Project Manager Kellye Hilde will lead us through this newly-developed 179-acre property. --All walks start at 10 AM and last for 1-1/2 to 2 hours. --Walk ...
06/06/2012 6:30 PM
05/19/2012 10:00 AM
Join Sammamish Heritage Society members Nan Gordon and Steve Thues for a walk through Pine Lake Park. Learn about local history and about Pine Lake’s geologic origins as you move along the gentle trails that skirt the lake, cross wetlands and cut through dense woods. --All walks start at 10 AM and l ...
05/09/2012 6:30 PM
04/04/2012 6:30 PM
03/10/2012 9:00 AM
03/07/2012 6:30 PM
02/01/2012 6:30 PM
01/04/2012 6:30 PM
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