Carrie Blake Community Park

Category Overview

Local Parks grants help protect these symbols of vibrant communities, providing places for families to gather and play and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle in an era when people spend increasing amounts of their time inside. The WWRP is the largest source of local parks funding in Washington, helping communities fund the acquisition, development, and renovation of vital recreation areas and green spaces.

Project Highlights

Sequim will use this grant to build eight pickle ball courts, four tennis courts, and a new entry road, and move the playground in Carrie Blake Community Park. Pickle ball has been recognized nationally as the fastest growing sport in the United States with players ranging in age from 10 to 90. Sequim will contribute $474,600 in cash, private and other grants, and donations of cash and labor.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Sequim City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: NULL Applicant Match: 474600 Project Type: Development County: Clallam Legislative District: 24 Status: Board Preliminary Approved RCO Project # 16-2047

Location Details

Heading west on Highway 101 in Sequim, take the Washington Street exit and follow to Blake Avenue. Turn right (Blake Sand and Gravel on the right corner), head north to 202 N. Blake Avenue.

What is the WWRP

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) is a state grant program that creates and conserves local and state parks, wildlife habitat and working farms. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office administers WWRP grants, and the legislature funds the program.