Working for a safe, affordable, vibrant, innovative, and interconnected city.
Learn More Home Page This Department
Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation Home Page Seattle Parks and Recreation - About Us Seattle Parks and Recreation - Contact Us
Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent.
  Parks   Centers & Pools Activities Reservations & Permits Projects & Planning A - Z Index
A-Z Park List
Search Parks by Feature
Fields & Athletic Facilities
Children's Play Areas
Off-Leash Areas
Park History
Park Rangers
Seattle Parks and Recreation

Garfield Playfield

Address: E Cherry St & 23rd Ave, 98122 (Map It)
Seattle Parks and Recreation Information:
(206) 684-4788 | Contact Us

Click to skip down to:

  • Community Center
  • Pool (Indoor)
  • Restrooms
  • Tennis Court (Outdoor)
  • Tennis Lights
  • Restrooms (ADA Compliant)
  • Play Area (ADA Compliant)
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Baseball/Softball


6 a.m. - 10 p.m.


Acreage: 19.4


The playfield was originally named Walla Walla named for an Indian tribe in SE Washington, which means place of many waters (streams). In 1923 the Park Board named the Playfield after the school which was named to honor James A. Garfield, the 20th U.S. President in 1881.

(Edited from the files of Don Sherwood, 1916-1981, Park Historian.)

To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, including historic landmarks, military base reuse, and the Sherwood History Files, view our Park History.


In our large parks and recreation system, we could not do what we do without you.
» volunteer in a park!

 Home | Partnerships | Park Board | Volunteer | FAQ | Parkways Parkways Icon | Facebook Facebook Icon | @SeattleParks Twitter Icon | Flickr Flickr Icon