Randall Park 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

Yakima used this grant (along with $115,000 from local service clubs, $190,000 from private donations and $385,000 of city money) to construct a duck pond observation deck; clean and increase the depth of the duck pond and plant native vegetation along the shoreline of the pond and creek; construct a new play structure; construct two new picnic shelters; construct a new CXT restroom; construct a new basketball court; construct a new concrete bridge connecting to the nature area; remove and replace both parking lots to increase the number of parking spaces; construct a new 10-foot wide asphalt walkway.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Yakima Parks & Recreation Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $499,999.99 Applicant Match: $670,100.01 Project Type: Development County: Yakima Legislative District: 14 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 14-1121

Location Details

Randall Park is located between S. 44th Ave. and S. 48th Ave between Nob Hill Blvd. and Washington Ave. It is located near the Yakima Airport. There is access to the park on both the 44th and 48th Ave. sides, Take the 40th Ave exit off of Highway 12, continue south until you get to Nob Hill Blvd., take a right on Nob Hill Blvd, travel 4 or 8 blocks, take a left on either 44th Ave. or 48th Ave. There is a parking lot on both sides of the park.

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.