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Jefferson Park & Community Center

Jefferson Park is the sixth largest park in the City of Seattle and offers a plethora of opportunity and activities. From unparalleled views of the Duwamish River, the Seattle of Seattle, and the Olympic Mountains to the golf course, community center, and lawn bowling, the city park has tons of offer.

Photos obtained from Brian Rosso, Windermere Real Estate Broker, who specialized in the Beacon Hill area of Seattle.

Jefferson Park

The combined park and golf course are bisected by Beacon Avenue South, making this a highly-trafficked area, especially during commuting hours.

Jefferson Park Features:

  • Jefferson Park Kilikiti Cricket Pitch
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • Play Space
  • Playfield
  • Food Forest & P-Patch
  • Skatepark
  • Reservable Picnic Area
  • Seasonal Spraypark
  • PNW View Spots

The Jefferson Park Community Center

Located in the heart of Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, the Jefferson Park Community Center is just minutes from downtown Seattle and ideally located. Though it was originally built in the 1930s, recent renovations have made this a central community space.

The Community Center also offers childcare, preschools, and teen programs, play indoor toddler playtime, after school programs, special populations programs, drop-in programs, tutoring, meetings rooms, late night programs, and lifelong recreation.

Additionally, Jefferson is the only center to have a Mock Trial team, which has been successful in competition by reaching the state competition levels.

Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club

Since 1942, the South District Law Bowling Club has bowled at Jefferson Park. By 1970, a new club house broke ground in conjunction with the Park Department, and their mission ever since as been to “participate in, promote, and safeguard the healthy, active sport of lawn lowling.”

Become a member if you’re interested. Join the club. Or rent the facilities.

The Jefferson Park Golf Course

Maintained by the City of Seattle and managed by Premier Golf Centers LLC, the Jefferson Park Golf Course offers great facilities. Originally built in 1915, the course was designed by on of America’s pioneer golf architects, Scotsman Thomas Bendelow.

Featuring vistas of the Duwamish River and Olympic Mountains, the course measures over 6,200 yards, and includes a nine-hole Executive golf course, a restaurant with banquet facilities, a driving range. They also offer lessons, camps, and programs.

Hot tip: the golf course is located east of Beacon Avenue South, while the Driving Range and some other facilities are located on west of Beacon Avenue South.

Available discounts

Enjoy Mid-Day Madness, Kids Play Free, Member Discount Days, and Bottomless Bucket days throughout the year. Get the dirt on their course page here.


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