Oroville’s Eastlake Ballfields

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 Oroville Eastlake Park Project is a phased project initiated by the City of Oroville. Phase II, the focus of this application, is intended to complete basic but critical components necessary to render the new ballfield facility playable. The components to be completed are: an additional backstop, portable pitchers mounds to provide for multi-generational play, fencing, parking, player benches, bleachers, water service, and a trail around the outer edge of the park. In summary, Phase ll is intended to complete development of the fields and other improvements so the fields can be fully utilized with fencing and the appropriate access and comfort amenities.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Oroville City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 29690.84 Applicant Match: 29690.85 Project Type: Development County: Okanogan Legislative District: 7 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 04-1174

Location Details

Travel north on SR 97 into the City of Oroville. Turn right on Central Avenue, Turn Left on Cherry St., Proceed north over Cherry Street Bridge along what is now Chesaw Road approximately 1/4 mile to Sawtells Road, Turn Right. Work site is on immediate left at the NE corner of Chesaw Road and Sawtells Road.

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.