Seattle Parks Department: Westcrest Park Playground Equipment Update

This new play structure replaces a wooden one that has deteriorated beyond repair. The playground has been closed for safety reasons and will reopen this fall when the installation is complete.

Illustration courtesy of Seattle Parks

information from the Seattle Parks Department

Seattle Parks and Recreation will begin construction this summer and install new play equipment at Westcrest Park. The playground has been closed for safety reasons and will reopen in the fall of 2022 when the installation is complete.

This new play structure replaces a wooden structure that has deteriorated beyond repair and the play area has been closed for safety reasons.

Seattle Park District is funding the work. Approved by voters in 2014, the Seattle Park District is providing more than $47 million annually in long-term funding to address the major $267 million maintenance backlog for Seattle Parks and Recreation as well as other facilities including the aquarium and zoo. In addition, it provides funds to improve and rehabilitate community centers, preserve the urban forest, perform day-to-day maintenance of parks and facilities, provide more recreational opportunities for people in underserved communities, provide programs for people from all ages and abilities, and acquiring and developing new land within the park.

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