McElroy Property

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

Acquisition of the 6.8 acre McElroy property for future development as a neighborhood park. The property is surrounded by three streams, has a 14,000 square foot pond, open fields, and an overlook area.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Ellensburg Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $81,964.41 Applicant Match: $81,964.42 Project Type: Acquisition County: Kittitas Legislative District: 13 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-309

Location Details

On the northeast side of Ellensburg. At the SE corner of 18th and Brooklane Street. Proceed north on Alder (in Ellensburg) to east on 18th to street end at Brooklane.

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.