Lions Park Splash Pad and Inclusive Playground

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 College Place will use this grant to build a splash pad and inclusive playground at Lions Park. The City also will build walkways and install a picnic shelter, restrooms, lighting, and park signs. The work will improve park safety, access, and aesthetics. College Place will contribute $900,286 in cash and a private grant.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: College Place City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $500,000.00 Applicant Match: $900,286.00 Project Type: Development County: Walla Walla Legislative District: 16 Status: Active RCO Project # 20-1743

Location Details

Lions Park is located at the Southeast corner of 8th Street & Larch Avenue in the heart of College Place, Washington. Just a 1/2 mile north of 12th Street which is the primary east-west roadway in College Place.

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.