New Community Park – Rd 48 & Court 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 Pasco will use this grant is to buy 13.12 acres to create a 17-acre community park. The land is in an area with no neighborhood parks and increased demand for new residential development. Once developed, the community park will provide walking trails, picnic shelters, playgrounds, a spray pad, sports fields, and tennis courts. The area contains many well-established trees. Pasco will contribute $292,865.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Pasco City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $ 292,865.00 Applicant Match: $ 292,865.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Franklin Legislative District: 16 Status: Proposed RCO Project # 18-1331

Location Details

From the Court St Exit from Hwy 395 travel West on Court St. and then turn right onto Rd 48 and travel north for 1/8 of a mile. The property is 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.