Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community to review design and play equipment at final meeting for the renovation of Lincoln Park south play area

We need your input on the renovation design for the south play area in Lincoln Park.

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to the final meeting for this renovation project on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW. Please join SPR’s Planner, Project Manager, and Sr. Landscape Architect to review schematic designs and provide additional input on play equipment. Community members are encouraged to bring their children to participate in the meeting. Light snacks and activities will be available.

This project will replace play equipment, provide access for people with disabilities, and improve safety and other features at the south play area in Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey and attended our first meeting in November 2017. We heard from 295 community members and the information we gathered influenced the renovation designs. We anticipate construction for this project to begin in the summer and be completed by late 2018.

Funding for this park project is provided by the Seattle Park District. Approved by Seattle voters in 2014, the Seattle Park District provides more than $47 million a year in long-term funding that supports SPR’s maintenance of parklands and facilities, operation of community centers and recreation programs, and development of new neighborhood parks on previously acquired sites.

Thank you to The Kenney for their support of this meeting. For more information on the project please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/about-us/current-projects/loyal-heights-play-area-renovation. If you have questions about the project or if you need an interpreter or accommodations, please contact Susanne Rockwell, Seattle Parks and Recreation, at Susanne.rockwell@seattle.gov or 206-684-7133.

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Seattle Parks and Recreation needs input for renovation of the south play area at Lincoln Park

We need your input for the renovation of the south play area in Lincoln Park. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to the first meeting for this renovation project on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW. Please join SPR’s Planner, Project Manager, and Sr. Landscape Architect to learn about the project and discuss design ideas. Community members are encouraged to bring their children to attend the meeting. Light snacks and activities will be available.

This project will replace play equipment, provide access for people with disabilities, and improve safety and other features at the south play area in Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW. This first meeting will be an opportunity to learn about the project and provide input on play equipment options and the overall design. You may also provide input by participating in this online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FBQ9NDQ. Please take this opportunity to provide early feedback. We will host a second meeting in January to review the preferred design and gather additional input.

Funding for this park project is provided by the Seattle Park District. Approved by Seattle voters in 2014, the Seattle Park District provides more than $47 million a year in long-term funding that supports SPR’s maintenance of parklands and facilities, operation of community centers and recreation programs, and development of new neighborhood parks on previously acquired sites.

For more information, please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/about-us/current-projects/loyal-heights-play-area-renovation. If you have questions about the project or if you need an interpreter or accommodations, please contact Susanne Rockwell, Seattle Parks and Recreation, at Susanne.rockwell@seattle.gov or 206-694-7133.

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Seattle Parks and Recreation opens Lincoln Park north play area

Lincoln Park play area is open. The renovated north play area features ‘tree house’ elements, a cable ride, new play equipment, a plaza and interactive information on migratory birds that can be found in Lincoln Park. The park also features inclusive and accessible play elements for all such as a group saucer swing, an accessible cable ride, an accessible sand table, and a small alcove for sensory sensitive children.

Pathways between the shelter and the play area, additional plantings around the play area, and the accessible pathway connection to Fauntleroy Way SW is anticipated to be completed by the end of October 2016.

The Seattle Park District provided the funding for this 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 urban forests; 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 parks; and acquisition of new park land.

For more information about the project please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/projects/lincoln/north_pa/  or contact Katie Bang at 206-684-9286  or katie.bang@seattle.gov.

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Seattle Parks and Recreation plans renovation for Lincoln Park north play area

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to review the schematic design and provide input for the north play area renovation project in Lincoln Park on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Gatewood Elementary, 4320 SW Myrtle St. Seattle Parks and Recreation’s in-house landscape architect and project manager will present the preferred design and gather input on play equipment options for the new play area.

This project, located in the north part of the park, will replace the play equipment, provide access improvements and improve other features at the park. Lincoln Park is located in West Seattle at 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW.

The Seattle Park District provides the funding for this 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 urban forests; 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 parks; and acquisition of new park land.

For more information about the project please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/projects/lincoln/north_pa/  or contact  Katie Bang at 206-684-9286  or katie.bang@seattle.gov