South Park Community Center Stabilization

Updated: February 11, 2021

Early 2021

Seattle Parks and Recreation will host an online open house to provide updates on the final design and construction schedule. Please join us Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 4 - 5:15 p.m. Interpretation in Spanish will be available.

Registration for the online meeting is available here
View the online event poster in English and Spanish here

As part of this project we're collecting inspiring quotations from community members to be used as part of an onsite art installation. We're looking for examples of quotations from artists, authors, local leaders - anyone whose voice reflects and celebrates South Park's diverse, vibrant community. Email your quotations to toby.ressler@seattle.gov.

South Park area projects update: Press releases January 2021 (EnglishSpanishVietnamese)

Community Center Stabilization Work

Construction for this project is expected to begin in late spring 2021 and will occur at the same time as the South Park Community Center Site Redevelopment Project.

South Park Community Center was identified in the 2016 Community Center Strategic plan for a major maintenance project focused on extending the life of the facility and increasing programming potential. A preliminary scope of the project is outlined below. The final scope is expected to be refined throughout the design process based on more information about cost and needs. Seattle Parks and Recreation planning staff are meeting with the community center staff to review the scope and schedule.

Community Center Stabilization Frequently Asked Questions

Location

South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave S, 98108  

Budget

$3,370,000 provided by the Seattle Parks District  

Schedule

Planning and Design: Fall 2018 - Early 2021
Construction: Late Spring 2021 - Fall 2022
* Construction will occur at the same time as the South Park Community Center Site Redevelopment Project.

Project Description

This project addresses a number of major maintenance, accessibility, and program needs at South Park Community Center. It will include a roof replacement, HVAC system upgrades, renovation of the restrooms, kitchen and lobby spaces in addition to the addition of a gym divider and replacement of the multi-purpose room flooring.