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Montlake Playfield Play Area
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information


Location: 1618 E Calhoun Street

Project Status

Thank you Seattle, this project is complete!
The play area has been open since late 2013 and is receiving rave reviews from kids and adults alike.

In addition to the Play Area Renovation, successful grants funding efforts by the community group Montlake Family Fitness led to installation of adult exercise equipment and construction of a sports court. The $150,000 additional funding for the exercise equipment and sports court was provided by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award and a King County Sports Facility Grant. Construction is complete and the court opened in July 2015.

1618 E Calhoun Street
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy allocates $550,000 for the planning, design and construction for this project.
Planning: Spring/Summer 2012
Design: Fall 2012 - Spring 2013
Construction: Fall 2013
Completion: Winter 2013

Project Description

This project will provide for replacement of play equipment, access improvements and other work at this existing play area.

The scope of this project brings the play area into compliance with current play area safety standards and guideline efforts of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) as well as meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Community Participation

The preferred schematic design was presented on Wednesday, December 5 at the third meeting.

Public Meeting #1  9/13/12

Public Meeting #2  10/30/12

Public Meeting #3  12/5/12

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Updated October 12, 2015


Currently no project related public meetings or events are scheduled.

For More Information

Pamela Alspaugh
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Completed Play Area Photos
Completed Play Area Photos
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Photos of Sports Court and Adult Fitness Areas
Photos of Sports Court and Adult Fitness Areas
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