Community invited to provide input for the Georgetown Playfield play area renovation

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to learn about and provide input on the renovation of the Georgetown Playfield play area on Sat., May 14, 2016 from noon to 2 p.m. Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Project Planner and Sr. Landscape Architect Park will be at the Georgetown Trailer Mall 5805 Airport Way South, 98108.  The community is encouraged to visit our tent and provide feedback on children’s play equipment. We need to hear from you.

This project will replace play equipment, provide access for all and improve safety and other features at the park. Georgetown Playfield play area is located at 750 Homer Street, 98108. Please participate in a survey for the project https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GeorgetownPA. 

Funding for this park improvement is provided by Seattle Park District. The Seattle Park District provides the funding for this play area renovation. Approved by voters in 2014, the Seattle Park District provides more than $47 million a year in long-term funding for Seattle Parks and Recreation including maintenance of parklands and facilities, operation of community centers and recreation programs, and development of new neighborhood parks on previously acquired sites. 2016 is the first full year of implementation and will include funding to tackle the $267-million major maintenance backlog; and will fund the improvement and rehabilitation of community centers; preservation of the urban forest; major maintenance at the Aquarium and Zoo; day-to-day maintenance of parks and facilities; more recreation opportunities for people from underserved communities, programs for young people, people with disabilities, and older adults; development of new park land.

 If you need an interpreter or accommodations please contact Karimah Cooper Edwards at 206-233-0064 or Karimah.edwards@seattle.gov. For more information about the project please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/projects/georgetown_playfield/.