Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Office is located in the Civic Building across from the Frog n Kiwi Cafe and neighbors to the University Place Police Department. Be sure to stop in, say "hi" and check the place out! Our address is 3609 Market Place W, Suite 102.

It's here! The Spring Summer 2015 Recreation Program Guide! Check out what we have in store for you and your family! You will find information on all your favorite programs and new programs too! Check out what's new to the City of University Place's programs and see what is coming up for you, your kids, grandkids and friends!  


Are you looking for a safe and fun place for your school age child while they are out for mid-winter break? Look no further! Camp UPlay Break Camps are BACK! Your child will enjoy a week of fun activities; sports, arts & crafts, field trip, movies & much much more! Camp is available for kids in grades K-6. For a downloadable registration form click here.


Youth Baseball coaches needed!
We are looking for volunteer coaches for our upcoming youth outdoor soccer season. Applications will be due to our office with a photo copy of your ID by March 13. If you have questions or would like more information please email Brittany Bibby. For a downloadable coach's packet click here.

Sponsorship & donor recognition

Become a youth baseball team sponsor! Help support a Spring youth sports team by becoming a donor. These leagues serve nearly 500 youth in and around our community! We need your help! Your company name will be placed on the back of the uniforms, recognition in the online Recreation Online Program Guide and other printed materials. $195 for one team, $700 for four teams, or $1,000 for six teams. Call us for more information at 253.460.2530.

GAME SCHEDULES: To find your child's game schedules go to

Lystedt Law Concussion Waiver must be signed prior to any youth sport league participation and returned to the Parks & Recreation Office.


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Parks Map

Where are our Parks?

Recreation Services - 253.460.2530

Gary Cooper Parks/Public Works Director
Todd Smith Parks & Recreation Manager
Andy Nelson Recreation Supervisor - Youth & Teen
Jennifer Robinson Recreation Supervisor - Senior & Adult
Brittany Bibby Recreation Specialist