Give BizKid$ a permanent home by renting them under-utilized space at Seattle Center. A vital community center gym is NOT an appropriate venue for such an enterprise. In fact, it's an outrage that it would even be considered. Retain our gym for children, the elderly and families, not for commercial uses that would displace folks from every part of our community.
Do you know how many kids love the laurelhurst community center? Mine do! They'd much rather go there and play and make friends then Mcdonalds and eat hamburgers or stay at home playing video games. It makes my kids want to be social and active where is we cant commute elsewhere because we only use one car due to economic hardships. Where are the kids that cant get on a bus or get in a car go if you close it? We cant ...more »
I suggest you...continue fully funding Seattle Public Pools, because so many of the people who use the pools do so for health reasons. Swimming, and the access to safe, well managed facilities, is a godsend to a large number of physically challenged citizens. As well as being a learning situation for our kids. Swimming lessons probably save lives.