Submitted by City of Lacey
The City of Lacey’s Long Lake Park 2019 “summer season” begins Saturday, June 22 and runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 2. The park is open daily from 7 a.m. to dark, with lifeguards on duty Wednesdays – Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Park visitors can enjoy lake access from the swimming beach, two sand volleyball courts, nature trails, barbeque grills, picnic tables, and benches. Visitors can also use the small-craft launch area, added in 2018, for canoes, kayaks, rowboats, paddleboards, and other similar small craft; however, motorized boats are not allowed.
In addition, Northwest Paddle Surfers will, once again, be on site renting stand-up paddleboards and kayaks (weather permitting) from 11 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.: June 22 – September 2, daily, and September 3 – 30, Friday – Sunday. For rental details, or to make a reservation, visit Northwestpaddlesurfers.com/Long-Lake-Beach-Park/.
New this year, the City of Lacey’s Parks & Recreation Department will host a Family Entertainment Series at Long Lake Park. The events will take place on Thursday at
1 p.m. from June 27 – August 1. To view the entertainment schedule, visit ci.lacey.wa.us/Events.
Lacey has one of the finest municipal park systems in the state. Long Lake Park, one of the finest swimming beaches in Thurston County, includes 285 feet of beach frontage. For more information about Lacey’s parks, visit ci.lacey.wa.us/VisitParks.