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Now Accepting Vendor Applications for the 2013 Festival Season

Commercial & Informational Vendors - Click Here

Food Concession Vendors - Click Here

Volunteers needed for the 6th Annual Family Fun Festival on July 13th. Thanks for Making a Difference!


Click To View Summer Brochure

Please click here for information regarding the
Tacoma DeMolay Sandspit Nature Preserve on Fox Island

 
The PenMet Board of Park Commissioners has scheduled a
Regular Meeting for Monday, July 15th at 6:00 p.m. at Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor.

      
 

         

Click this link and check out this great video of Sehmel Homestead




TO RENT A PARK FACILITY, click here to go to our Facility Reservations page



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The Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (PenMet Parks) was created in May of 2004 by a majority vote of Peninsula residents.  The District's mission is "to enhance the quality of life on the Gig Harbor Peninsula by providing park and recreational opportunities for all of its citizens."  This mission is only accomplished by working with you and others.
Click here to view the full mission statement.





Rotary Bark Park













The date for the official opening and ribbon-cutting of the new Rotary Bark Park to be announced soon.  Click here for information on the new off leash area. 





































The Conscientious Gardener:  Cultivating a Garden Ethic
Presented by Sehmel Homestead Park Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden    
 
Saturday, June 22nd at 1:30 p.m. at Sehmel Homestead Park Pavilion, 10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor

Click here for additional information on The Conscientious Gardener.









Volunteer Park Hosts Needed:

  




  1) Tacoma DeMolay Sandspit Nature Preserve
      Tacoma DeMolay Sandspit Nature Preserve on Fox Island.

      For 2013, applications are being accepted for this site for the
      months of October through December.

      For 2014, applications are being accepted for this site for the
      months of January through December.

      Daily duties: open and close facilities, daily litter detail, minor
      maintenance, and provide visible site presence.
      Park host will receive full utility hookup for RV.
      For application form, see attached:
         --
Host Request Form in MS Word format
         --
Host Request Form in PDF format
      Please see attached
picture of site.
      For additional information, e-mail
info@penmetparks.org or call
      253-858-3400.

  2) Fox Island Fishing Pier
      Fox Island Fishing Pier on Fox Island.
       
      For 2013, applications are being accepted for the months of
      November through December.

      For 2014, applications are being accepted for this site for the
      months of January through April; also November through December.

      Daily duties: open and close facilities, daily litter detail, minor
      maintenance, and provide visible site presence.
      Park host will receive full utility hookup for RV.
      For application form, see attached:
         --
Host Request Form in MS Word format
         --
Host Request Form in PDF format
      Please see attached
picture of site.
      For additional information, e-mail
info@penmetparks.org or call
      253-858-3400.

  3) Sehmel Homestead Park
      Sehmel Homestead Park in Gig Harbor.
     
      For 2013, applications are being accepted for the months of 
      October through December.

      For 2014, applications are being accepted for the months of January
      through December.

      Daily: open and close facilities, daily litter detail, minor maintenance, and
      provide visible site presence.
      Park host will receive full utility hookup for RV.
      For application form, see attached:
         --
Host Request Form in MS Word format
         --
Host Request Form in PDF format
      Please see attached
picture of site.
      For additional information, e-mail
info@penmetparks.org or call
      253-858-3400.






















Come and check out the swings at the Boundless Playground at Sehmel Homestead Park.
See the attached for additional information on Sehmel Homestead Park



District's PEG Grant
The PenMet Parks Board of Park Commissioners created a $65,000 matching grant program to help enhance Gig Harbor Peninsula area parks.  The program is designed to encourage and assist individuals, businesses, and community groups interested in expanding park and recreation opportunities, and improving the quality of life on the peninsula.  Click here for additional information and an application.  


 
   
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