North Alder Street Splash Pad

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 Ellensburg Parks and Recreation Department will use this grant to construct a spray pad in the 5.5-acre North Alder Street Park, in Ellensburg. This spray pad will be the only outdoor aquatic facility available to Ellensburg residents. North Alder Street Park is the city’s newest park and has only been open since the summer of 2013. Ellensburg will contribute $75,000 in cash and donations of cash and labor.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Ellensburg Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: NULL Applicant Match: 75000 Project Type: Development County: Kittitas Legislative District: 13 Status: Board Preliminary Approved RCO Project # 16-1961

Location Details

The park is located approximately 1/2 a mile north of the Central Washington University campus off Alder Street. To access the park, head east on University Way, at Alder Street take a left, the park will be located on your right hand side in approximately one mile.

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.