Pioneer Park Field Lighting

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 project replaced recreation field lighting on one little league field, one Babe Ruth field and one softball field at Pioneer Park located within the City of Aberdeen. Project scope included the removal of the existing system, installation of poles, lights and upgraded utility services. Funding partners included the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Grays Harbor Public Utilities District, and local donors.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Aberdeen Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $495,127.69 Applicant Match: $495,127.69 Project Type: Development County: Grays Harbor Legislative District: 19 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 08-1648

Location Details

Take State Hwy #12 from Olympia to Aberdeen. Follow State Highway signs to Westport and go over the Chehalis River Bridge. Turn left off of Boone St. and onto Cushing St.. Follow Cushing St. for approximately 3/4 mile and the park will be on the left side of the street at the corner of Cushing and Lawrence Streets.

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.