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.
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.