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    City Asks Residents to Protect Themselves During Heat Wave

    The City of Renton is asking citizens to be proactive in planning to stay safe in the heat, and take appropriate measures to protect their personal health and homes. The Renton Community Center at 1715 Maple Valley Highway in Renton is air conditioned and is open to the public Monday – Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Renton Senior Center at 211 Burnett Avenue N. in Renton is partially air conditioned and welcomes seniors during its normal operating hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

    Lifeguard on dutyGene Coulon Memorial Beach Park and Kennydale beaches are staffed with lifeguards from noon to 8pm daily.  

    Other public places such as movie theaters and stores are other good places to beat the heat.  

    Regional Transit Long Term Plan needs your input

    The Puget Sound region's population is projected to grow 30 percent by 2040. Join the conversation about how to maintain the region's mobility, economy and environment.  Let us know your thoughts, take Metro's Long Range Plan survey and Sound Transit's ST3 survey.

    Online Donations Encouraged

    Renton Gives LogoThe public is encouraged to join with City of Renton employees to collect food and other donations for the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank, the Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle and King County, and the Gift of Play Recreation Scholarship Program. See the online donation pages.

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    For Current Critical Emergency Information, click here.

  •  July 4th Fireworks

    Renton's Fabulous 4th of July and Fireworks

    Join us at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park with the City of Renton and co-sponsor The Landing to celebrate Independence Day in Renton.  Enjoy free children's activities and face-painting from noon to 8 p.m., (sponsored by Coal Creek Family YMCA and Renton Walmart)  stage entertainment from 1:30 to 9:30 p.m. (sponsored by Sanctuary & The Reserve Apartments) and a professional fireworks display.

    Fireworks Ban Within City Limits

    Renton residents are reminded that it is illegal to possess or discharge fireworks of any kind anywhere in the city throughout the year, including the 4th of July.   To enjoy fireworks in a safe environment, citizens are encouraged to attend Renton’s public fireworks display on Saturday, July 4, at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd., Renton.  Read more.

    Closure Notice

    Renton City Hall, Community Centers and Renton History Museum will be closed Friday, July 3 to celebrate Independence Day.  Henry Moses Aquatic Center will operate on regular schedule.