Mary Dodsworth (253) 983-7887 • Fax (253) 589-3774 •
Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director


The City of Lakewood Parks and Recreation Department manages and maintains 14 open space sites ranging from Fort Steilacoom Park of over 340 acres, serving visitors from a wide region, to American Lake Park at just over 5.5 acres with a 3-lane boat launch and swimming beach, to Primley Park of less than 0.17 acres serving a local neighborhood. Our parks include a wide range of features including natural areas with lakes, creeks, and woodland trails to manicured fields and children's playgrounds. Several of our park facilities feature rentable covered shelter areas with seating for 25-100 people depending on the Park Facility; with some having the capacity to host an array of Large Special Events. Would you like to reserve a park facility or are you looking for more information? Call us at (253) 983-7887 or email to reserve a space for your event!

Park Shelter Reservation Form - Regular Use  (Fillable Form)

Park Shelter Rules Regulations and Fees

Special Event Application Form  (Fillable Form)

Special Event Rules and Regulations

Please send rental and event requests to 


Below is a list of Lakewood's parks. (On each page, click on the map for an enlarged view)


Active Park    

(10506 Russell Road SW)Click Here for Pricing Information


American Lake Park    

(9222 Veterans Drive SW)​ Click Here for Pricing Information


American Lake Boat Launch

(9222 Veterans Drive SW) Click Here for Pricing Information


Edgewater Park

(9102 Edgewater Drive SW)


Fort Steilacoom Park

(8714 87th Ave SW) Click Here for Fort Steilacoom Park Shelter Rental Pricing

Off-Leash Dog Park

(8714 87th Ave SW)


Harry Todd Park

(8928 North Thorne Lane SW)​ Click Here for Pricing Information


Kiwanis Park

(6002 Fairlawn Drive SW)


Lakewood Game Refuge

(Phillips Road, East of Oakbrook)


Oakbrook 7th Addition Park

(9701 Onyx Drive SW)


Ponders Park

(12930 Pacific Highway SW)


Primley Park

(10 Barlow Road Southwest, Lakewood, WA)


Seeley Lake Park

(Lakewood Drive & 100th Street SW)


Springbrook Park

(12601 Addison Street SW)​ Click Here for Pricing Information


Wards Lake Park

(2716 84th Street South) Click Here for Pricing Information


Washington Park

(11528 Military Road SW)​ Click Here for Pricing Information