Renton Attractions

When Jimi Hendrix's father James 'Al' Hendrix set out to create the Jimi Hendrix Memorial, he clearly defined his vision of the project when he said, "I hope that in the years to come, both my family and Jimi's fans will find peace, remembrance, and inspiration from this memorial." Mr. Hendrix was widely recognized for his deep affection for all those around him and he always had a special place in his heart for animals. Kindness, honor and loyalty were among his best characteristics. His is a spirit that will be truly missed yet his deeds will

Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park (originally Lake Washington Beach Park) consists of 57 acres of land and water at the southeast corner of Lake Washington. The park offers an unique opportunity for water-related recreational enjoyment. Animals, alcohol, rollerblades, skateboard, and bike touring are not allowed at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. Bikes must yield to pedestrians and stay on the roadway. Enjoy Clam Lights, Kids Fishing Derbies, Annual 4th of July Festivals, & the Kidd Valley Summer Concert Series at Coulon Beach Party.

Swimming season: Mid June through Labor Day; Public swim hours: 12 noon - 3:30 pm and 4:00 -7:30 pm seven days a week. Lap swim only: 6:00-8:00 am Mon-Fri, 7:30-8:30 pm Mon/Wed, 10:00-11:30 am Sat/Sun. Swim lessons, water walking and water aerobics are also offered.