Central Play Park Redevelopment

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

The City of Hoquiam used this grant to renovate the existing Central Play Park which is located in Hoquiam, at the intersection of SR 101 and SR 109 in Grays Harbor County. The City installed a new playground, replaced an existing wading pool with a new spray park, installed fencing and improve accessibility with new pathways. The primary recreation opportunity provided by the project is active water play and new playground equipment.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Hoquiam City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $198,754.00 Applicant Match: $242,922.00 Project Type: Development County: Grays Harbor Legislative District: 24 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 10-1588

Location Details

Drive West on State Route 101 towards the Ocean Beaches. Park is at the intersection of State Route 101 (Lincoln Street) and State Route 109 (Emerson Ave)

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.