Jefferson Community Center Stabilization

Updated: May 16, 2019

Community Center Stabilization - Future Work

Come see what's going to happen at Jefferson Community Center. Join us at the Beacon Hill Festival! Seattle Parks and Recreation, invites you to visit our booth at the Beacon Hill Festival. This is an opportunity to learn about and comment on the upcoming renovation project at Jefferson Community Center.

Learn and Comment Opportunity at the Beacon Hill Festival
Saturday June 1, 2019
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Seattle Parks and Recreation Booth
Jefferson Community Center and Park
3801 Beacon Ave S, Seattle 98108
Download the event poster

Jefferson 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 Advisory Council to review the scope and schedule.


Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave S, 98108  


$2,270,000 provided by the Seattle Parks District  


Planning and Design: Fall 2018-Summer 2020
Bidding: Summer 2020
Construction: To be determined during the planning phase.    

Project Description

This project addresses a number of major maintenance, accessibility, and program needs at Jefferson Community Center. It will include renovation of the restrooms, kitchen and lobby spaces in addition to upgrades to the electrical distribution and plumbing systems, installation of a lift to provide wheelchair access to the second floor, and relocation of the teen room from the basement to the main floor. It will also convert a dark room to a restroom on the second floor for use by preschool programs.   

Community Participation

Please come find us at our booth at the Beacon Hill Festival (link on June 1st, 2019 to ask questions and provide comments on this project.