As a Park and Recreation District in the state of Washington, Island Rec is governed by the Revised Code of Washington,(RCW) 36.69.
Island Rec was established by voters in 1984 as San Juan Island Park and Recreation District and operates on a six year voter approved levy. Its current levy of 17 cents was effective in 2010. 10 cents of this levy supports Island Rec programs and parks with the remaining seven cents going to the San Juan Island School District to support school sports.
It is the purpose of San Juan Island Park and Recreation District to enhance the quality of life on San Juan Island by:
- Offering the widest variety of leisure and recreational activities to all island residents;
- Acquiring, developing, maintaining, preserving and protecting recreational resources;
- Ensuring that recreational activities and facilities are accessible and affordable to all residents.
Our tax ID number (EIN) is 91-1599834