Lynnwood Recreation Center summer classes start next week

The City of Lynnwood Recreation Center reminds residents that registration is open for the following summer classes, starting next week: Spanish Level 1-5 classes take place on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday, June 27- Aug. 18, at various evening times. Guitar Level 1-2 or Ukulele on Thursday, June 30 -Sept. 1 at various evening times. Tap…

Lynnwood High School student competing in U.S. rowing championship this week

A Lynnwood High School freshman is competing on an Everett Rowing Association team in the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship in Sarasota, Florida June 9-12. Ethan Holden, a Lynnwood resident, is rowing on the men’s U16 8+ boat, which has advanced to the semifinals Friday. The team took first place at regionals in Vancouver, Washington on…

Happening nearby: Mini hydroplane races this weekend at Silver Lake in Everett

The Seattle Outboard Association will be hosting two days of outboard hydroplane races this weekend at Thornton A. Sullivan Park located on Silver Lake in south Everett. Races are free to watch and will take place from roughly 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. The association’s first annual…

Girls on Run Snohomish County hosting 5K event June 11

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County will host its annual Celebration 5K event on Saturday, June 11, at Willis Tucker Park in Everett. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that uses fun running games and dynamic discussions to teach life skills to girls and gender-expansive youth in third…

Edmonds Special Olympics track team brings home medals from regional meet

The Edmonds Independents Special Olympics team brought home numerous medals from its recent regional track and field competition at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. According to coach Peggy Haywood, the track and field competition marked the first Independents team to return to action since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those athletes who compete with the Independents…

Edmonds School District free Health and Fitness Expo May 21

Grab your family and friends, dust off your sneakers and join the fun at the Edmonds School District’s free Health and Fitness Expo, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21 at Edmonds District Stadium, next to Edmonds-Woodway High School. Among the activities: a fun run, an obstacle course, soccer drills, floorball hockey, family gardening,…

Play Lynnwood’s bike bingo until end of May for chance to win prizes

May is bike month, and the City of Lynnwood is putting a spin on things by sponsoring Bike2Health Bingo Anyone who gets a bingo can be entered to win one of several prizes, including a new bike. Lynnwood residents have until May 31, 2022 to complete as many bingo squares as possible. Download the bingo…

Free admission to national parks on April 16 kicks off National Park Week celebration

Entrance fees at national parks will be waived on April 16 to mark the beginning of National Park Week 2022, which runs from April 16-24. The National Park Service partners with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of the parks, for the annual celebration every April that encourages people “to explore amazing places, discover stories…

City of Lynnwood Recreation Center spring class registration now open

The City of Lynnwood Recreation Center notes that spring classes, which start next week, are filling up quickly. They include: Youth classes Tae Kwon Do all ages Hip Hop Dance Guitar/ Ukulele Adult classes Spanish 1-6 (online) Social Dance Classes Hip-Hop Dance Hula Tap Dance Tae Kwon Do (all ages) Guitar/ Ukulele The city also…

Ballinger Park waterfront reopens in Mountlake Terrace after renovations

The Ballinger Park waterfront in Mountlake Terrace is open again, with a new 220-foot aluminum fishing pier, boat launch, dock, restrooms and other amenities. The city in a news release thanked the community for their patience during the closure, which was affected by supply chain issues and weather. Some fencing will remain onsite to protect…

Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds invites you to become a member

The Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds has a mission to promote the sport of fly fishing through education, conservation and camaraderie — and it invites those interested to join the organization. Club members participated in a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting earlier this week —  the first time the club has met in-person since the pandemic — featuring…

2021 Edmonds Coho Derby winners reel in fish, prizes

The 2021 Edmonds Coho Derby got underway Saturday before most of us were turning on the coffee pot. A new record of over 1,000 adult and youth anglers hit the water under overcast skies and the fleet of boats stretched all the way from Mukilteo to Elliott Bay. The derby is a family friendly fundraiser hosted by…

Edmonds Coho Fishing Derby set for Sept 11

Anglers are invited to join the fun at the Edmonds Coho Derby, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11. “The Coho are in!” is a frequent refrain heard around the docks this time of year. Large runs and hatchery stocks of coho, or “silver,” salmon have made their long migration down the coast, and are headed for…

Reminder: Par 4 Kids Golf Tournament fundraiser set for July 23 in Lynnwood

The Lynnwood Parks and Recreation Foundation and the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce are hosting a Par 4 Kids Golf Tournament Friday, July 23. ​The shot-gun scramble golf tournament starts at 12:30 p.m. at the Lynnwood Municipal Golf Course. Win the hole-in-one contest and take home a new Leus NX courtesy of Lexus of Seattle. Tournament…

FC Edmonds Girls 2005 soccer team headed for national tournament

The FC Edmonds Girls 2005 team from Sno-King Youth Club has punched its ticket for the third straight season to the NPL Finals (Nationals) in Denver July 8. FC Edmonds is the competitive soccer option of Sno-King Youth Club and primarily serves players from the Edmonds School District. The league offers both premier and select soccer. Players…

Tryouts coming soon for FC Edmonds soccer club

Attention youth soccer players: FC Edmonds tryouts are right around the corner. Sno-King Youth Club’s FC Edmonds is a premier soccer club serving players predominantly from the greater Edmonds, Lynnwood, and Mountlake Terrace areas. For nearly 20 years, the league’s recreational feeder program has been Sno-King Youth Club based in Edmonds. For more information and to register, visit…

Pacific Little League baseball, softball registration now underway

Pacific Little League has announced that registration is underway for the 2021 spring baseball and softball season. Register at www.pacificlittleleague.com. The deadline is Feb. 28. Pacific Little League invites children to play who reside or attend school within the following geographical boundaries, which includes Edmonds and Lynnwood: West of Highway 99 (Aurora) South of 148th Street Southwest North of…

Sno-King Youth Club reduces staff, asks for community support

Sno-King Youth Club, which has been serving youth through sports in the Edmonds, Lynnwood, Shoreline and Mountlake Terrace communities for 40-plus years, said Monday it will be reducing its staff to address the financial hardship imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The staff of three has been cut to just one, with Executive Director Adam Quaintance…

Welcome to new advertiser Puget Sound Sports Fishing

Welcome to our newest advertiser, Puget Sound Sports Fishing. Owner/operator Murphy Pierson has over 30 years of fishing experience. Their tours make both fantastic gifts and memories. The tour run is as follows: November – April: Blackmouth (immature King Salmon) May – June: Bottom Fishing Lingcod June – October: King Salmon and Coho Located at 300 Admiral Way,…

Tips for physical distancing in parks and on trails

As some trails and outdoor recreational opportunities reopen, here’s a graphic that reminds visitors about the importance of physical distancing: For more information on how to remain healthy and safe on trails, visit: Washington Trails Association