Rotary Park Expansion

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 City of Wenatchee and the Wenatchee, North Wenatchee and Sunrise Rotary Clubs propose the expansion of recreation opportunities at Wenatchee’s Rotary Park. The expansion includes constructing a picnic shelter, playground, an interactive water feature, and a basketball court in this new park. Rotary Park is a new city venue that is being developed as a service project by the local Rotary Clubs. The City, the Rotary Clubs, and the Wenatchee North Neighbors Association completed the first phase, which environmental cleanup of the site, grading, path development, extension of Maple Street and sidewalks, establishment of irrigation and utilities, initial landscaping and construction of a restroom.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Wenatchee City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $198,500.00 Applicant Match: $205,000.00 Project Type: Development County: Chelan Legislative District: 12 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 04-1269

Location Details

This site is located on the northwest corner of Western Avenue and Maple Street in Wenatchee. When entering the city via Rt. 2, enter the city on Wenatchee Avenue. Travelling south, turn right onto Maiden LaneStreet (the second stoplight) and follow Maiden Lane, turning left with the street as Maiden Lane turns into Western Avenue. The park is appoximately 1/2 mile from the start of Western on the right side of the road, at the southwest corner of Western and Mulberry Street.

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.