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Located from the south shores of Lake Washington up into hills to the east (map), Renton offers a mix of residential and commercial neighborhoods, innovative design, well-placed transit access points, safe pedestrian areas and abundant parks. It’s newer developments, such as the Landing, along with traditional standbys, provide savvy restaurant, entertainment, and shopping options. Renton School District is thriving with many newly built and remodeled schools. Residents enjoy a unique quality of life and a strong sense of community.

With 29+ parks and trails to explore, spectacular views of the Olympics, the Cascades, and Mount Rainier, and the Cedar River in the heart of downtown, Renton is an abundant source of natural beauty. A community favorite gathering place is Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park on Lake Washington. This 53-acre park was rated by the Seattle Times as one of the top five parks in the Seattle area for children. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department offers team sports and individual activities. In addition, within the city there is an 18-hole golf course, a skate park, community center, a neighborhood center, senior center, two libraries, and a history museum.

The Renton community supports a vibrant array of public and private arts and entertainment, including three performing arts theatres. The Renton Ikea Performing Arts Center is a compelling venue to catch a performance by well-known regional groups and international artists. It is home to an accomplished technical college, within driving distance of several regional universities and community colleges, and home to the Valley Medical Center, the largest non-profit medical provider between Seattle and Tacoma.

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