Phil Johnson Ballfields Renovation

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 Everett Parks and Recreation Department will use this grant to renovate four baseball/softball fields at the Phil Johnsen Complex, located in south Everett. The fields will be converted to multipurpose synthetic surface fields, permitting year-round play for baseball, softball, youth soccer, and youth lacrosse. Accessibility improvements will be incorporated throughout the site, including field markings for adaptive softball/baseball play. Additional project elements include the development of the northeast parking lot to include 46 paved parking spaces. The primary recreational activity provided by this project is youth and adult athletic play.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Everett Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 500000 Applicant Match: 1750000 Project Type: Development County: Snohomish Legislative District: 38 Status: Active RCO Project # 16-1310

Location Details

From Northbound I-5 Exit 189, proceed west on SR 526 to the Seaway/20th Ave West exit. Turn right on 75th Street and proceed past Hardeson Road; 75th Street becomes Sievers Duecy Blvd. The ballfields are on the right.

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.