Woodruff Park Sprayground & Picnic Shelter

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 completed project includes: Constructed a new spraypad with spray features Installed a water treatment system inside the existing building Modified restrooms to create 1 new ADA accessible restroom Constructed a new picnic shelter Created additional pathways Constructed a new ADA parking stall and pathway to the shelter and spraypad

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Olympia City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $446,380.00 Applicant Match: $446,380.00 Project Type: Development County: Thurston Legislative District: 22 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 16-1382

Location Details

From the RCO office in Olympia, turn west on 11th Ave. Turn right onto Capitol Blvd., then turn left on 4th Ave. Proceed west across the 4th Ave bridge and through the two roundabouts on each end of Olympic St. From the 2nd (upper) roundabout, proceed west on Harrison Blvd. up the hill, until you pass Eagan's Drive-In on the right. Woodruff park will be on the right. Pass the park and turn right onto Thomas St., and park in the parallel parking spaces on the right side of Thomas 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.