Alki Community Center temporarily closes for maintenance and accessibility improvements

Alki Community Center will be closed Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22 for major maintenance. During this closure we will also be starting construction of accessibility improvements that will last through the end of the year. Alki Community Center is located at 5817 SW Stevens St., Seattle, WA 98116.

Seattle Parks and Recreation is partnering with Department of Education and Early Learning to make required improvements for expanded licensed preschool at our community centers by providing ADA compliant preschool classrooms and access.

This project will address 79 documented barriers to accessibility (areas that do not meet the Americans with Disability standards), including accessible parking, accessible routes, accessible kitchen upgrades, door opening forces and closing speeds, addition of automatic door actuator, tactile signs, toilet and shower room upgrades, counter heights and elements not within reach ranges.

Seattle Parks and Recreation will work with the contractor to minimize the construction impacts.  The work will require us create some site entrance detours and to close the single user bathroom, kitchen and other parts of the center and parking areas for short periods.

During the closure, the summer childcare program will continue and operate out of the Community Center’s Multipurpose room and gymnasium.

For information on the project, please visit  https://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/centers/alki-community-center. If you have questions about the accessibility improvements please contact Mike Schwindeller, Project Manager at mike.schwindeller@seattle.gov or 206-615-1165.

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