Community Information


Whether you're buying a home, selling your home or relocating to Renton, the following information, resources and tools will help to guide your decision.





THINGS TO DO IN RENTON


FOR THE LOVE OF RENTON BLOG | FAVORITE PATIOS


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SCHOOL DISTRICTS


Issaquah School District | www.issaquah.wednet.edu


Renton School District | www.rentonschools.us


 


CHAMBER OF COMMERCE www.gorenton.com/visit-renton


 


DOWNTOWN RENTON | www.rentondowntown.com/


 


CITY OF RENTON CALENDAR OF EVENTS | http://rentonwa.gov/calendar/


 


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LOCAL COMMUNITY NEWS


 


RENTON PATCH LOCAL NEWS | https://patch.com/washington/renton


RENTON PATCH POLICE AND FIRE NEWS | https://patch.com/washington/renton/police-fire


RENTON REPORTER | http://www.rentonreporter.com


RENTON REPORTER LOCAL NEWS | http://www.rentonreporter.com/news/


RENTON POLICE DEPARTMENT TWITTER | https://twitter.com/rentonpdwa?lang=en


CITY OF RENTON | http://rentonwa.gov


 


CEDAR RIVER PARK |  23-acre community park that includes a multi use field with a baseball diamond; the Henry Moses Aquatic Center that houses numerous water structures and activities; the Renton Community Center, a full-service recreation center, the Carco Theatre,  a 300 seat facility used for business meetings, seminars and receptions; and Cedar River Trail access.


 


GENE COULON MEMORIAL BEACH PARK | 57 acres of water-related recreational enjoyment at the southeast corner of Lake Washington. Amenities include eight boat launch lanes, four picnic shelters, horseshoe pits, a fishing pier, a 900-foot pier/water walk with picnic floats, and a summer swimming area. The Park also hosts numerous events like Ivar's Clam Lights, kids fishing derbies, annual 4th of July festivities, and the Kidd Valley Summer Concert Series.


HENRY MOSES AQUATIC CENTER | Water slides; 9,000 square foot leisure pool with wave machine, lazy river, island lagoon, and a water play structure; and a 3,300 square foot, six-lane lap pool.  


JIMI HENDRIX MEMORIAL |  A memorial project at Greenwood Cemetery that honors the late Jimi Hendrix, one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century.  


KENNYDALE BEACH PARK |  A 1.8 acre sunny, sandy park along Lake Washington. Perfect for swimming--a pier and log boom define the area. Lifeguards on duty.


MAPLEWOOD GOLF COURSE | Voted “Best Public Golf Course” four years in a row by the South County Journal "Reader's Choice Award." Maplewood is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary and the course plays just over 6,100 yards from the black tees.


MEADOW CREEK PLAYGROUND | An all-inclusive playground, that is a vibrant and colorful outdoor space. Kids of all ages can spin on an open frisbee, swing in a saucer, climb a caterpillar, bang on oversize drums and more.


PARKS | Renton has 28 other public parks, a 190-acre public golf course, 13 miles of trails and 813 acres of public open space. 


RENTON DOWNTOWN | There’s no shortage of boutique shops, restaurants, cultural and historical points of interest, antiques dealers, parks, special events, and festivals in downtown Renton. During the spring and summer months the Farmer's Market is going weekly.


THE LANDING | 614,000 square feet of retail stores adjacent to Boeing's 737 manufacturing site. The Landing is full of unique shopping and great dining choices. The Landing includes local and national retail shops, lively cafes, and urban residential living.


RENTON ROWING CENTER | Home of the George Peacock Foundation, The Renton Rowing Center develops and supports rowing opportunities on South Lake Washington for all levels of ability. George Pocock believed anyone who had the desire to row and take part in the sport's life changing benefits should have the opportunity to participate. The Renton Rowing Center provides a place to learn, improve skills and fitness, and comete. www.pocockfoundation.org/renton-rowing-center/   


RENTON SAILING | Learn to sail and enjoy recreational sailing at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park at the sound end of Lake Washington.