The Associated Recreation Council

The Associated Recreation Council (ARC), in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, serves Seattle by offering a variety of recreational and lifelong learning programs, classes and activities.



Seattle Parks and Recreation – Parks

Seattle Parks and Recreation provides welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment, and strong communities. 


Discovery Park Advisory Council – Parks 

The Discovery Park Advisory Council works with Seattle Parks and Recreation to offer community perspective, advice and consultation on environmental education programs, visitor services and interpretation projects within the park. 

Friends of Discovery Park

Friends of Discovery Park is an all-volunteer group formed in 1974 to defend the integrity of Discovery Park and to create and protect there an open space of quiet and tranquility, a sanctuary where the works of man are minimized.

LWV Of Seattle/King County | League of Women Voters

Our volunteers work year-round to register new voters, host community forums and debates, and provide voters with election information they need.  We engage at the local and state levels on legislative priorities and efforts to improve our elections and protect our democracy. 

Magnolia Historical Society

Magnolia Historical Society strives to:
Initiate interest in Magnolia history–gather and protect it for future generations.
Inspire the Magnolia community to help us gather acquisitions for our photo and document archives at UW Special Collections.
Invest in community historical research and writing of Magnolia history that encourages historic projects and events.
Encourage a more accurate “sense of place” through our work preserving the stories and images of Magnolia.

 Seattle Audubon Society

Seattle Audubon Society is a nonprofit environmental organization that advocates and organizes for cities where people and birds thrive. It is a chapter organization of the National Audubon Society, and is one of the oldest natural history organizations in the Pacific Northwest.

United Indians of All Tribes 

Founded in 1970, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation provides an extensive array of culturally responsive services and programming to Seattle and King County’s urban Native community.  Our headquarters, the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, was completed in 1977, and has become a hub of activity for Native peoples and their supporters locally, nationally, and internationally.  Daybreak Star is home to a permanent collection of Native art, as well as the Sacred Circle Gallery featuring rotating exhibits of work by contemporary Native artists.

Seattle Parks Foundation

We partner with community to champion thriving and equitable parks and public spaces.  So people feel welcomed and invested in our parks and public spaces, leading to healthy, sustainable and equitable communities.

 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods provides resources and opportunities for community members to build strong communities and improve their quality of life.