Evergreen Park Renovation – Phase 1

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

Evergreen Park shall receive its first major renovation in 85 years. It currently has old, tired equipment and structures with limited recreational opportunities. The major improved/new features in Phase 1 include: picnic shelters, basketball courts, sand volleyball court, expanded trail system, new playground equipment, and additional parking including a handicapped turnaround. These improvements will increase park usage improve safety, and provide recreational features and sites for today’s users as identified in surveys and public meetings with the community.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bremerton Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $298,150.00 Applicant Match: $325,246.07 Project Type: Development County: Kitsap Legislative District: 23 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 96-1170

Location Details

From the Bremerton Ferry Dock (located at 1st and Washington) proceed north on Washington Street past the Manette Bridge. Washington Street turns into 11th Ave. Proceed due west on 11th to Park Avenue. Turn north (right) on Park Avenue and proceed 3 blocks to Evergreen Park.

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.