Fairmount Playground Play Area Renovation

Updated: May 28, 2020

Summer 2020

This project is approaching the construction stage which is expected to begin in early September 2020.

Thank you to everyone who attended the May 30, 2019 public meeting to learn about this project and provide input on the new play area equipment and features. The meeting notes and play equipment options presented at the meeting are posted below.


Fairmount Playground, 5400 Fauntleroy Way SW, 98136


Seattle Park District provides $400,000 for planning, design and construction.


Planning: Winter - Spring 2019
Design: Spring - Fall 2019
Construction: Early September 2020

Project Description

This project will replace the play equipment in the south play area, installed in 1996, and improve accessibility in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The play area will be closed during construction.

Community Participation

Public Meeting 5/30/2019