Lacey Parks, Culture & Recreation serves the community by providing health, inspiration and recreation opportunities through quality programming, facilities and community events.  In addition, the department furthers the preservation and enhancement of the environment through planned parks, open spaces and natural habitat areas. Lacey Parks partners with North Thurston Public Schools, Senior Services for South Sound, Lacey South Sound Chamber and others to provide services to the community. 

Lacey Parks offers a full spectrum of recreation services and activities for youth, teens and adults, including aquatics, sports, cultural, fitness, outdoor, teen and youth programs, day camps and special park events. 

Lacey Parks also rents spaces for special occasions, gatherings and for athletics.  Some of the department’s facilities include the Regional Athletic Complex, Lacey Community Center, the Lacey Museum, and the historic Jacob Smith House and outdoor performance stage at Huntamer Park. 

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Board of Park Commissioners

The Lacey Board of Park Commissioners plans for the acquisition and development of all parks and trail systems within the city. The board also offers recommendations to the City Council regarding planning, acquisition, construction, development, maintenance, and operation of public recreation facilities and programs

Park Planning and Projects

Lacey Parks, Culture & Recreation coordinates planning for parks, open spaces, sports facilities, and community buildings. The Parks, Culture & Recreation Comprehensive Plan, updated every 6 years, functions as the primary instrument for identifying and implementing local parks and recreation planning goals and objectives.

Nondiscrimination Policy

The City of Lacey makes reasonable accommodations to community members with disabilities. The Parks, Culture & Recreation Department does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender in the administration of community athletic programs or sports facilities. Learn more about our nondiscrimination policy and gender equity policy.

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Contact our department Monday-Friday at (360) 491-0857 or by email at LaceyParks@cityoflacey.org. Learn more about our staff and facility contact information.