Ephrata Community Pool

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

Ephrata plans to develop a 10,204 square foot zero-depth community pool and 25 yard long, six lane pool facility located between the Ephrata Sports Complex and Middle School. . The multi-use project will enhance a variety of safe summer recreation activities – swimming lessons, family picnic/play areas, and a food court. Features include a sand play area for young children; in-pool lily pads for children to walk across; a water play structure made of wheel and rope actuated valves that control water flow through various foundations, pipes, showers and waterfalls. Pool slides include a 200 ft. long fiberglass flume, 25 ft. high with steel support columns. The unique speed slide is a 190′ fiberglass flume set on the hillside. Park features include a shade arbor, numerous trees, other picnic shelters, and barbecues.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Ephrata City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $300,000.00 Applicant Match: $1,703,479.00 Project Type: Development County: Grant Legislative District: 13 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 00-1410

Location Details

Travelling east on I-90, take Ephrata exit, north on SR283. SR283 becomes SR28 at Quincy Junction, continue NE on SR 28 into Ephrata. Turn right at SR282 (Moses Lake). Turn left on A St SE. Continue on A St about 1/3 mile to Ephrata Sports Complex. The site is on the right, behind the National Guard Armory and Ephrata Emergency Services. Travelling west on I-90, take the Dodson Rd exit North to Ephrata. Cross SR282, Dodson Rd becomes A St SE. Continue on A St SE about 1/3 mile. The site is on right behind the National Guard Armory.

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.