News & Announcments

  • PenMet Parks Updates Safe Start Guidelines for Sports
    PenMet Parks (PMPD) aims to provide a safe and healthy sports program in accordance with state and federal law. PMPD will implement and comply with the following COVID-19 worksite specific safety practices in addition to our regular health and safety practices to keep our athletes, coaches, families, and staff safe during this season. The PMPD […]
  • Inclement Weather Advisory: Parks Closed to Vehicular Traffic
    Parks are currently closed to vehicular traffic due to snow. View the current weather forecast from National Weather Service and see below for additional resources and snow safety tips. The safety of participants is a priority when determining if programs should be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check our News & Announcements page for […]
  • Inclement Weather Advisory
    Snow and cold temperatures are in the forecast from early Thursday, February 11, through Sunday, February 14. View the current weather forecast from National Weather Service and see below for additional resources and snow safety tips. The safety of participants is a priority when determining if programs should be canceled due to inclement weather. Please […]
  • Our Website Has a New Look!
    Thank you for taking the time to visit with us! On Friday, January 29, 2021, our website has been updated to enhance your user experience. Our goal is to provide you with an excellent user experience when registering for activities and accessing information when visiting www.PenMetParks.org. We continue to make updates in the coming weeks. […]
  • COVID-19/Coronavirus Update
    Youth Sports Leagues PenMet will continue to follow our Safe Start Plan for youth sports. Facial coverings are required for all coaches, volunteers, and athletes at all times. No spectators allowed except for one parent/guardian/caregiver for each minor-aged participant allowed. Spectators must always maintain a physical distance of at least six (6) feet between each person and […]
  • PenMet Parks Seeks Community Input
    PenMet Parks moves to the next phase of building Community Recreation Center Recognizing the need for both indoor and outdoor passive and active recreation, plans are underway to build a regional sports and recreation complex in the Greater Gig Harbor community following approval of initial funding by the PenMet Parks’ Board of Directors. As of […]
  • PenMet Parks Braces for Budget Impacts
    PenMet Parks tightens budget but ready to spring into action Following the issuance of Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay home, stay healthy” order, PenMet Parks had to make some quick adjustments to the ways parks and recreation opportunities are provided to the community. Following best practices provided by leading local and state authorities, PenMet Parks adjusted […]
  • PenMet Parks Finalizes Purchase of Performance Golf Center
    PENMET PARKS FINALIZES PURCHASE OF PERFORMANCE GOLF CENTER PROPERTY The Pierce County Hearing Examiner has granted a conditional use permit approval and site plan review approval to allow the establishment of a Community Recreation Center on the 17.16-acre site located at 2416 14th Ave, Gig Harbor, WA 98335. This conditional use permit approval provides PenMet […]
  • Executive Director Announcement
    The Peninsula Metropolitan Park District announces Executive Director Join us as we welcome our new Executive Director for PenMet Parks.The Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (PenMet Parks) Board of Directors and staff welcomed their new Executive Director,Doug Nelson, to the organization. Nelson succeeds Interim Executive Director Glenn Akramoff. Nelson will lead District efforts in enhancing the […]
  • PenMet Builds Community with Recreation Center
    The Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (PenMet Parks) board of commissioners has approved plans to develop a new state-of-the-art community recreation center on the Gig Harbor Peninsula. Following the completion of a detailed feasibility study to include need, impact and fund management, PenMet Parks Board of Directors approved plans to move forward with the purchase & […]