Puyallup Parks and Recreation

Winter-Spring 2019

City of Puyallup Parks and Recreation offering family fun and fitness for all ages through Sports, Recreation classes, Camps, Fitness Center, Senior programming, Special Events and so much more.

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p 19 www.puyallupparksandrec.com City Parks Enjoy Parks With Your Pets Please remember that the City of Puyallup has a leash law requiring all dogs on public property must be on a leash at all times. Don't forget to register your dog too! You are required to license your pets through Metro Animal Services. Call 253-299-7387 for more information. Park Shelters Many of our beautiful Puyallup parks are home to picnic shelters that are available for reservation April 1-September 30. Reservations for 2019 will begin January 2, 2019. You can reserve picnic shelter online at www.puyallupparksandrec.com or cityofpuyallup.org. We encourage you to book early to get the date of your choice. Popular parks such as Bradley Lake book quickly. Why we don't feed the ducks! You may enjoy watching or even feeding the ducks at DeCoursey Pond or Clarks Creek Park. What you may not know is that feeding the ducks contributes to water pollution. It might sound silly, but duck poop (fecal coliform) is one of the major pollutants in DeCoursey Pond and Clarks Creek. Duck poop (fecal coliform) causes water temperatures to rise and can harm the local fish population. So next time you are tempted to feed the ducks please stop, and remember the pollution it leads to. Puyallup Parks Walking Path Distances: Bradley Lake Park: 9/10 Mile (Starting at the parking lot, around the lake and back to the parking lot.) Puyallup Valley Sports Complex: 3/4 Mile (Starting at the Recreation Center front entrance and traveling around the outside path and returning to the front entrance.) Riverwalk Trail: 5 Miles (Starting at the westerly city limit and ending at the east Main bridge behind Mama Stortini's Restaurant.) Sam Peach Park: 4/10 Mile (Starting at any point on the path, one time around.) The path distance is posted on a sign adjacent to the parking lot. Wildwood Park Athletic Trail: 7/8 Mile (This is the trail with the obstacle course) Reserve a picnic shelter online! Click here

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