Inspiration Playground Construction (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

The City of Bellevue has completed the Construction of Inspiration Playground, both phase 1 and phase 2. The Playground has been constructed to provide a universally accessible, sensory-rich play experiences and equipment suitable for all ages and abilities. The play spaces accommodate the needs of all children – those who are typically developing as well as those with physical cognitive of sensory disabilities. The playground provides play areas for younger and older children, climbing wall, water spray play, king of the hill slide, rain/sun shelters and restroom upgrades to provide adult size changing tables.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bellevue City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $500,000.00 Applicant Match: $1,365,000.00 Project Type: Development County: King Legislative District: 48 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 14-1716

Location Details

From I-405, take the NE 8th Street exit heading west. Turn left on Bellevue Way, turn right on NE 2nd Street, then turn right into the south parking lots or continue forward and turn right on 100th Avenue NE for the west parking lot.

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.