June 2023 PenMet eNews

It’s SUMMER at PenMet Parks

Concerts, movies, camps, and classes. Enjoy the best of the PNW this season.

There’s STILL time! Activities for all ages.

There are so many activities to choose from. It’s not too late to sign up, make new friends, and learn something to last a lifetime.

Just for Kids

Scholarships are Available

The PenMet Parks Recreation Scholarship Program reduces financial barriers and helps ensure everyone has access to our fee-based programs.


June 24 Fleetwood Mac on the Big Screen

Join us at 8 PM in the Sehmel Homestead Park Amphitheater for a free outdoor showing of Fleetwood Mac’s 1997 special MTV concert to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their “Rumours” album.

The Kiwanis Club is hosting a food drive to benefit FISH Food Bank. Bring non-perishable food and help fight hunger in our community.

Summer Concerts: Music in Harmony with Nature

Get into the groove with (more) free music at Sehmel Homestead Park Amphitheater on Wednesdays in July (and August)! Our series kicks off on July 12 with acoustic singer/songwriter, Gina Belliveau.

Kiwanis will also collect non-perishable food for FISH food bank at each of these events.

District PROS Plan — We need YOU

Rosedale Park & Community Hall

Share your thoughts in our virtual community

When PenMet Parks developed our Strategic Plan in 2022, the community offered essential guidance. Now, the District needs your ideas for the new PROS Plan! We invite you to share your thoughts.

visit our PROS Plan virtual community

Summer Movie Nights

Coming in August: Friday Night Movies in the Park

Sit back, relax and savor free Friday summer movie nights under the stars at the Sehmel Homestead Park Amphitheater. See laugh-out-loud comedies and feel-good films that take you on sun-soaked adventures, making unforgettable memories.

Kiwanis will collect non-perishable food for FISH food bank during each movie night.

We can fix it

Our maintenance request system is available 24/7. Check it out and create an account today.

Remember, if it’s an URGENT park issue or after-hours, call us! (253) 255-0555

Arletta Schoolhouse at Hales Pass Park

Arletta Schoolhouse is newly renovated and now available as the perfect venue for meetings and gatherings! With a capacity of 78 people (chairs for 60), the space hosts a wide range of events — from birthdays to reunions and more.

One last look: An early morning view of Mount Rainier from Sunrise Beach Park.