Northeast Tacoma 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

This aquisition is the purchase of 2.5 acres to provide an outdoor play area adjacent to the Northeast Tacoma Community Center.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Tacoma MPD Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $167,486.00 Applicant Match: $167,486.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Pierce Legislative District: 27 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-351

Location Details

From downtown Tacoma take Hwy 509 N approx 6 miles; turn Right on McMurray Rd NE; turn Left on Browns Point Blvd NE; turn right onto Norpoint Way. The property will be on your right across from 47th Ave. It lies just south of the community center (the Center at Norpoint). The community center address is 4818 Nassau Ave NE at the intersection of Northshore Parkway and Nassau in northeast Tacoma (Brown Pt. area).

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.