Newport Spray Park

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 Newport used this grant to develop a spray park within Newport City Park located on the southwest corner of 1st Street and Calispel Avenue. The project allowed the City of Newport to expand its capacity for aquatic based recreation opportunities. The primary recreation opportunity provided by the project is a spray park. This project created by development a 3,931 square foot zero entree water feature spray park with ADA accessible parking/pathways and park furniture.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Newport City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $79,683.96 Applicant Match: $79,683.96 Project Type: Development County: Pend Oreille Legislative District: 7 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 10-1236

Location Details

From Spokane, Washington: Head northeast on US-2 towards Newport approximately 40 miles. Turn left at S. Calispel Avenue. Drive approximately 5 blocks to 1st Street. The Newport City Park sits on the southwest corner of 1st Street and Calispel Avenue.

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.