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Golden Gardens Playground
Parks and Green Spaces Levy Project Information


Address: 8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle WA 98117

Project Status

Thank you Seattle! This project is complete.
The new beach adventure play area opened on August 5, 2011 and the community participated in an opening celebration on August 29, 2011. It was an evening full of maritime music and family fun.

The new playground provides improved access, new play equipment that includes a large pirate ship climbing structure and dome with climbing nets.

The new play area is located on the lawn between the bathhouse and the parking lot.

8498 Seaview Pl NW
Seattle WA 98117
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy provides $500,000 for planning, design and construction.
Planning: June - December 2009
Design: March - December 2010
Construction: January - July 2011
Completion: August 2011

Project Description

Golden Gardens Play Area Renovation, identified in the Parks & Green Spaces Levy, provides for the replacement of play equipment, improvement to site circulation and access, and upgrades to meet current safety and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.

The play area will be relocated to reduce conflict with traffic and to allow for more play equipment. The new location will be determined as part of schematic design. The project provides a desirable place to gather and play for ages 2 - 12.

Community Participation

Public Timeline
Public Meeting #1 4/7/10
Public Meeting #2 5/22/10
Public Meeting #3 10/13/10

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Updated May 18, 2016


Currently no project related public meetings or events are scheduled.

More Information

Rick Nishi
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Photos from the New Playground

Pirate Ship Climber
Pirate Ship Climber
Pirate Ship Climber
Pirate Ship Climber

Schematic Design
Schematic design, Approved by Parks on 07/06/10
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