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Roxhill Play Area & Skatespot
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information

 

Location: 2850 SW Roxbury St (Corner of SW Barton St and 29th Ave SW)


Project Status

Thank you Seattle! This project is complete.
Thank you to the community for turning out and celebrating this fabulous new park and skatepark on April 20, 2013.

We appreciate your input during planning, your incredible support and hard work during the community build project, and your support of the Levy.

Parks issued the Notice to Proceed for this project on September 10, 2012 to Grindline Construction. The contractor started work which included the demolition of the old play area and the beginning of the skatepark.

A community build event for the play area took place at the beginning of November. The West Seattle community rallied to build the new castle play area. The volunteer and community support was incredible. To learn more about the community build project visit
Roxhill Castle or email roxhillcastle@gmail.com.

Seattle Parks has hosted five public meetings for these combined projects and presented the skatepark designs for review by the Seattle Design Commission. Parks in-house landscape architects are the designers of the play area and California Skate Parks is designing the skatespot with Parks Landscape Architects working on all grading and drainage.

Parks collected additional input on the projects through email comments received up until the end of October 2011.

The community provided input on both designs. Please see notes below.


LOCATION
2850 SW Roxbury St (Corner of SW Barton St and 29th Ave SW)
BUDGET
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy allocates $450,000 for planning, design and renovation of the play area and $600,000 for the planning, design and construction of a skatespot at Roxhill.
SCHEDULE
Planning: February - March 2011
Design: April 2011 - January 2012
Construction: September 2012 - February 2013
Completion: February 2013

Project Description

This project will provide for the renovation of the play area which includes improved play equipment and access improvements. Additionally, the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy contributes funding to the design and construction of a new skatespot at this park.

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

Public Meeting #1  8/10/11

Public Meeting #2  10/12/11 (Skatespot Only)

Public Meeting #3  10/17/11 (Play Area Only)

Public Meeting #4  11/14/11 (Skatespot Only)

Public Meeting #5  11/30/11 (Play Area Only)


Important Links


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Updated April 24, 2013

Events

Community Rebuild November 2012
You Tube video from Community Rebuild November 2012

For More Information

Kelly Goold
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134
206-684-0586
kelly.goold@seattle.gov

Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration
Opening Celebration Photos by Erik Stuhaug

Site Overview
Site Overview
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Play Area


Play Area Perspective
Play Area Perspective
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Explorer Dome
Explorer Dome



Skatespot


Final Schematic
Final Schematic
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Second Schematics
Second Schematics
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First Schematics
First Schematics
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