Webster Playground

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 Seattle project converted a parking lot into a much needed neighborhood park in the Ballard neighborhood. Improvements include grassy play areas, a children’s playground, court facilities, park furnishings, and a flexible basketball court area.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Seattle Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $189,278.00 Applicant Match: $189,278.00 Project Type: Development County: King Legislative District: 36 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 96-201

Location Details

NW 67th Street and 30th Ave. NW, of the Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard. In Ballard, drive west on Market St to right on 30th Ave NW. Continue through residential neighborhood to 67th St. Park is on NW corner of block behind Nordic Heritage Museum.

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.