Ballard Playground Athletic Field Improvements

Updated: March 22, 2024

Spring 2024

Seattle Parks and Recreation is renovating the Ballard Playfield. Improvements include: 

  • Replacing exsisting fields with new synthetic turf baseball infields
  • Replanting outfield athletic field turf
  • Retrofit, repair, and renovate existing field facilities including under-drainage, irrigation, and asphalt paving
  • New concrete for accessible pathways
  • Modify the existing parking lot to meet accessibility standards
  • Add stormwater filtration system and bio-retention planter
  • Modify existing stormwater drainage 


Ballard Playground; 2644 NW 60th St., Seattle, WA 98107


The project budget is $1.1M, funded by Real Estate Excise Tax (REET II) and General Bond Interest and Redemption Fund.


Planning and Design: 2018 – Winter 2024 
Bidding: Spring 2024 
Construction: Summer – Fall 2024  

Parks and Recreation

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

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