Seattle Public Schools: www.seattleschools.org
Elementary Schools: Leschi: 135 32nd Ave., (206) 252-2950
McGilvra: 1617 38th Ave. E., (206) 252-3160 Middle Schools:
Washington: 2101 S. Jackson St.,(206) 252-2600 High Schools:
Garfield: 400 23rd Ave., (206) 252-2270
Madrona K-8: 1121 33rd Ave., (206) 252-3100
Dozens of parks, large and small, dot the neighborhoods from Madison Park to Leschi. Many are named in honor of community activists and public figures.
• Madison Park, East Madison and Howe streets — Has children’s play equipment and tennis courts. Across the street is Madison Beach, which has a bathhouse/restrooms and a lifeguard during the summer season.
• Madrona Park, 853 Lake Washington Blvd. — A waterfront park with a grassy beach, swimming area (lifeguards on duty in summer), a jogging path, picnic areas and children’s play area.
• Madrona Playfield, 34th Avenue and East Spring Street — Offers a shelterhouse, basketball courts, restrooms and children’s play area.
• Alvin Larkins Park, East Pike Street and 34th Avenue East — Paths wind through this mostly green park.
• Powell Barnett Park, 352 Martin Luther King Jr. Way— A full basketball court, a large children’s area, a wading pool and restrooms are available at this park, which was originally developed as a running track and athletic field for nearby Garfield High School.
• Flo Ware Park, 28th Avenue South and South Jackson Street — The Leschi community worked to develop this well-used park, which now offers a half-court for basketball and children’s play area.
• Leschi Park, 201 Lakeside Ave. — A rolling hillside of grass, with restrooms, a children’s play area, a tennis court, paths, woods and a boat launch.
• Frink Park, 398 Lake Washington Blvd. S. — A densely vegetated ravine with a creek and paths that wind through the woods.
• Hyde Place, East Madison and Galer streets
• Lambert Place, 38th Avenue East and East Madison Street