Highland Park Skate Park Development

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

Bellevue will use this grant to construct a 14,000-square-foot, lighted outdoor skate park in Highland Park. The skate park will accommodate all skating types and skill levels, and will include a skate bowl and simulated street features, such as hand rails, ramps, steps and grinding rails. This will be the first free, full-service, community-wide skate park in Bellevue.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bellevue City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $300,000.00 Applicant Match: $356,250.00 Project Type: Development County: King Legislative District: 48 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 1-Jun

Location Details

From I-405, take NE 8th Street exit east. Turn left at 140th Avenue NE. Turn right on NE Bel-Red Road. Turn left two blocks up the hill onto NE 20th Street, between the YMCA and a log cabin style building (Highland Center). Turn left into the parking lot or continue down the street to the lower parking lot on the left .

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.