Summer 2012
Newsletter for Summer 2012

Sand Sculpting Contest

sand competitionAugust 2, 10am-12:30pm. Form a team or build on your own! Fun, free, amateur contest open to all ages. Sign up at Marina Beach at 10am and start building! Judging at Noon and awards at 12:30pm. Bring your buckets and shovels! Sponsored by Nama’s Candy Store.

Moonlight Beach Adventure

moonlight beach adventureAugust 25, 7:30-9:30pm. Spend a memorable evening at Marina Beach in Edmonds! Enjoy an interpretive program, and see and touch live creatures brought to shore by volunteer scuba divers. Dress warmly; bring a flashlight.

For more information about events call Edmonds Parks & Recreation 425.771.0230.


Swimmers Welcome

ri-4Yost Pool is now open through September 3. Come and enjoy the outdoors while you swim in our open air pool.

Check out all the activities you can enjoy:
  • lap swims
  • public swims
  • family swims
  • pirate camp
  • deep water aerobics
  • pre-swim team
  • swim lessons
  • pool rentals


For a full schedule and fees visit yostpool.edmondwa.gov.

Edmonds Shares Governor’s Award

The 2012 Governor’s Smart Communities Awards were announced on June 8th of this year, and Snohomish County Tomorrow received a Judges’ Merit Award for “a collaboration of the County, its nineteen cities and the Tulalip Tribes on county-wide policies to guide future planning and development.”

The City of Edmonds is a member of Snohomish County Tomorrow, and Councilmember Diane Buckshnis and Planning Manager Rob Chave devoted countless hours to the 26-month-long planning effort. “I commend the work of those local governments and their partners,” Gov. Chris Gregoire said. “Their efforts are vital to our continued economic recovery and help make Washington a great state in which to live and do business.”

Links:

Snohomish County Tomorrow http://www1.co.snohomish.wa.us/County_Services/SCT/

County-wide Planning Policies http://www.co.snohomish.wa.us/documents/Departments/Council/News/CURRENTCountywidePlanningPolicies.pdf

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