Pietrzycki City Park is the crown jewel of Dayton parks. It is located south of Main St. at the end of S. 1st Street and/or S. 2nd Street and can be accessed by trails/paths and a footbridge across the Touchet River. This City Park is filled with a large gamit of recreational activities including:
- Playgrounds for toddlers and youth, including swings, play structures, and slides. Also, there is a tennis court, a pickle ball court, drinking fountains, benches, other uncovered picnic areas and public restrooms; all perfect for the perfect family outing. Parking is available both on-street along S. 2nd Street and in the park parking lot located off of S. 1st Street.
- Athletic Complex. It is an unlit complex providing two baseball/soccer fields and has served the local youth athletic associations for several years. It hosts a multitude of spring, summer and fall activities every year. The Complex is located in the most southern portion of Pietrzycki City Park behind the Dayton Hospital (accessible from S. 3rd Street). The City does not accept reservations for the complex, its use is on a first come, first serve basis.
- Dayton Skate Park
- Dayton Juvenile Fish Pond is located towards the southern portion of Pietrzycki City Park. The Pond is a fun family pastime specific for juvenile anglers 15 and under and adults with disabilities. The Pond is regulated by Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife so be sure to review their Regulations and Seasons pamphlet before heading out to fish. Their pamphlet can be obtained at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/
- 9-hole Disc Golf Course that is fairly open with some trees; good for rolling. Water and other OB hazards are present including a stream and lake.
- Dayton Swimming Pool
If you are planning a private event such as a family reunion or wedding in Pietrzycki City Park, it is recommended to contact the City at 509.382.2361 to ensure sprinkling systems are off for the duration of your celebration.
Also, park use and its facilities are available on a first come, first serve basis; reservations are not accepted (except for community-wide events which require City Council’s approval). However, you may want to check with City Hall to avoid a conflict with scheduled community events to be held in the park.