Swadabs Waterfront 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

A natural playground for youth was constructed at swadabs Park behind the large cedar hat pavilions. Work included: landscape and design development; cultural resources assessment by the Tribal Historic Preservation Office; site preparation, grading, and landscape improvements; and, playground and path installation. This playground installation included: engineered wood mulch under all equipment; step climber and cargo net; log climbing area; climbing wall and double slide; swinging step apparatus; sand play area surrounded by log end step border; log archway; and paved trail connector to Social Services and Youth Center through playground to the rest of swadabs Park.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Swinomish Indian Tribal Comm Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $50,610.00 Applicant Match: $50,610.00 Project Type: Development County: Skagit Legislative District: 10 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 10-1643

Location Details

Head west on Highway 20 from Interstate 5. After crossing Swinomish Channel and the Twin Bridges, turn left (south) onto Reservation Road. Follow Reservation Road for approximately 5.5 miles. Turn left onto Snee-Oosh Road. Head downhill 100 feet. End at Snee-Oosh Road and Front Street, at the project site.

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.