Rainier Community Center Play Area Playground Renovation

Updated: March 14, 2023

Spring 2023

This project will replace the existing play area and make accessibility improvements to the pathway from the park entrance. All improvements will meet accessibility and stormwater requirements. This project will update the pathways through the park to create an accessible route to the play area.


Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave S, 98118
(Play Area is behind Community Center)


Real Estate Excise Tax provides $1,780,000 for planning, design and construction.


Planning: Spring 2023 in conjunction with the Genesee Play Area
Design: Summer 2023
Construction: Fall 2024

Project Description

This project will replace the existing play area located next to Rainier Community Center. This will include the existing play equipment, plaza, shelter, and consideration of different layouts for these elements. Seating walls, picnic tables and other options to provide accessible seating will be studied. This project will also consider evaluating the health of existing trees and consider renovating the plantings between the parking and play area. Seattle Parks and Recreation will work with the neighborhood to create a design that will reflect the cultural aspects of the local community.

All improvements will meet accessibility (including routes to the play area) and stormwater requirements.

The play area will be closed throughout construction.

Parks and Recreation

AP Diaz, Interim Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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