Leach Creek Property Acquisition

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 University Place has used this grant to aid in purchasing nearly 15 acres of open space located in a densely populated residential neighborhood at the intersection of Cirque Drive and 57th Avenue West.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: University Place City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $75,000.00 Applicant Match: $75,000.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Pierce Legislative District: 28 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 10-1157

Location Details

From I-5 take exit 130 (56th Street) and proceed west to Lakewood Drive. Turn left and travel approximately 0.5 miles to 64th Street West. Turn right onto 64th Street West and then right on 57th Street West. The Parcels are at the end of the paved roadway(aspproximately 0.3 miles).

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.