Indoor sports

Kent is home to the modern, intimate accesso ShoWare Center, featuring three hometown teams. The Seattle Thunderbirds, Seattle Mist and Tacoma Stars offer fans a major league experience at a fraction of the price. For those looking for a hands-on experience, ice skating practice or pickleball prowess—Kent has you covered.

Seattle Thunderbirds play hockey at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington

Kent Valley Ice Centre

Kent Valley Ice Centre is the largest multipurpose ice entertainment facility in the Pacific Northwest. From figure skating and ice hockey, to batting cages and mini golf, Kent Valley Ice Centre offers something for everyone.
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Pickleball Station

This four-court indoor facility and pro shop is the spot for picklers of all levels, from beginners just picking up a paddle to pros looking to master the perfect serve.
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Seattle Mist

While they don’t exactly suit up like the Seahawks, the Seattle Mist lingerie football squad is fierce, fast and ready for the competition. The season runs April through August.
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Seattle Thunderbirds

The Western Hockey League Champion home team takes to the ice at accesso ShoWare Center, September through March.
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Tacoma Stars

The Major Arena Soccer League team has deep roots in the Pacific Northwest. The squad kicks off a four-month regular season in October.
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Outdoor Sports

Golfers can tee up some fun in Kent, from a full-service public golf complex to mini golf. If spectating is more your speed, pick your pony and place your bet. Live world-class thoroughbred horseracing is just a short trot from Kent.

Take a swing at the Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent, Washington

Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs racetrack offers a full day of hoof-pounding excitement, delicious food and family-friendly activities. Live racing April through September, with simulcast racing year-round.
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Riverbend Golf Complex

This city-owned golf facility features a championship 18-hole course, driving range, mini golf and retail store.
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The first sanctioned Wiffle Ball field in Washington state, WIFFCO Field gives you a spot to bring out your competitive side and play in open green spaces. Designed with youth in mind, the field is a perfect way to have a fun-filled family outing. The field is open to all ages.
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Action Sports

Adrenaline junkies are at home in Kent. Experience your own version of The Fast and Furious. Kent’s Pacific Raceways offers three levels of high-speed fun on wheels—from the stands and on the track. Or channel your inner Tony Hawk at one of Kent’s half pipes and bowls for skateboarders.

Cars and drag racing at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Washington

Arbor Heights 360

Kent’s largest skate park features a figure-eight half pipe and full pipe, along with bowls, ramps and rails.
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Kent Lions Skate Park

Also known as “The Dent,” this city-center locale features a small bowl, grind rails and large open area with a fun box in the middle. A good option for beginners.
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Pacific Grand Prix Motorsports Park

Buckle up for a roaring good time and log some laps at this go-kart racing paradise.
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Pacific Raceways

This legendary 2.5 mile, nine-turn course has hosted some of the world’s most notable drivers.
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Pacific Raceways MX

The Puget Sound region’s only motocross track features Friday night racing under the lights, May through August.
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West Hill Skate Park

This park features three connected, concrete bowls of varying degrees of difficulty, along with rails and ramps. Local skateboarders helped create and install the public art.
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