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.
Colville’s municipal swimming pool was constructed in 1954 and has been in constant use since that time. The facility has been maintained well over the years but recently is starting to show signs of old age. The solar system is in need of major repair or replacement, the filters are original with the pool, and most of the plumbing is the original steel and cast iron pipe. The tank itself is in need of some minor structural reinforcement. Additionally, the bathhouse is out of compliance with ADA standards and its roof needs to be replaced. A recent study conducted by an engineer and a swimming pool consultant has outlined a renovation and retrofit project that will substantially extend the life of the facility. The facility is structurally sound with only a few problems that can be effectively remedied at a much lower cost than that of replacement.