Sam Smith Park Play Area Renovation

Updated: June 8, 2016

Thank you Seattle! This Project is Complete!

The new play area at Sam Smith Park is now open and includes adult outdoor fitness equipment. Thank you to all who attended the public meeting about the play area on June 8 and reviewed surface options and offered preferences for replacing the play area equipment.

Download the Option 3 Revised Plan View and Option 3 Revised Model View for the play area.


Sam Smith Park, 1400 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, 98122


The $350,000 budget for this project was funded with proceeds from the Proposition No 1 Parks Levy approved by King County voters in August 2013 under an agreement with King County Parks and Recreation Division.


Planning: Spring 2015 - Summer 2015
Design: Spring 2015 - Summer 2015
Construction: Fall 2015
Completion: Winter 2015/16

Project Description

The project includes replacement of play equipment, replacement of the safety surfacing, and installs access and other improvements at the existing play area which was built in 1994.

Community Participation