Wilkeson Skatepark

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 Town of Wilkeson used this grant to construct an approximately 2,500 square foot skatepark geared specifically for beginner to intermediate skateboarders and skaters. Other improvements include signage and landscaping. The primary recreation opportunity provided by this project is skateboarding.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Wilkeson Town of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $55,400.00 Applicant Match: $55,598.00 Project Type: Development County: Pierce Legislative District: 31 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 12-1401

Location Details

From Olympia on I-5 north to the Hwy 512 turnoff, take Hwy 512 to Pioneer exit, take Pioneer to Route 162, Take Route 162 to Route 165. Take Route 165 toward Wilkeson. the property will be on the right at the intersection of 163rd St E just a few blocks before the town center.

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.