City cancels outdoor activities due to poor air quality

All outdoor recreation activites are canceled for Aug. 21 and Aug. 22.

  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018 12:45pm
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Due to poor air quality caused by smoke from regional wildfires, the city of Kirkland has canceled or postponed all outdoor recreation activities for Aug. 21 and Aug. 22.

The Peter Kirk Pool is closed, and no lifeguards will be on duty at Waverly Beach or Juanita Beach.

Houghton Beach is currently closed to swimming due to unsafe water conditions. Indoor recreation programs will continue to run on schedule.

Decisions about city of Kirkland outdoor recreation activities will be made on a daily basis depending on air quality conditions. If outdoor activities are canceled, the city will post information about the closure to the city’s website, Facebook page and Twitter account.

For more information on activity cancelations, contact the Parks and Community Services department at 425-587-3300.

For more information on air quality in the region, including advisories on ways to protect yourself, visit www.AirNow.gov or the Washington State Department of Health website.

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