Waterfront Park Improvements 

Project Description

Waterfront Park is the only large green space on Bainbridge Island that is located close to the Winslow Town Center, along a city-wide trail system, and near the Washington State ferry terminal. 

The Park is host to the only public dock on Bainbridge Island.

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Goals

Goals from the Park Master Plan incorporated into the design include:

  • Meeting needs of multiple users (boaters, rowers, seniors, families, etc.);
  • Renovating the park for universal and ADA access
  • Connecting existing amenities within the park and amenities surrounding the park
  • Invasive species removal and forest restoration.

Enhancements

Proposed enhancements include providing ADA-compliant pathways for universal access, additional park seating areas, and open space improvements for civic events and unprogrammed recreation. Connected terraces and open spaces will provide enhanced views to the water.

Stormwater treatment facilities will provide opportunities for art and education while improving storm run-off from Winslow and surrounding facilities. Improvements will support projected residential growth locally and renovate deteriorating park infrastructure.

Project Status

  • City Council approved the construction award to Redside Construction at their May 10, 2016 City Council Meeting.
  • Construction is scheduled to begin on July 5th and continue through October 2016.
  • After July 5th, the project will be fenced and the Park closed.
  • Preliminary tree trimming and weed removal work will begin on Thursday May 26th.

The Park will be open during these activities.

History

Visit our Waterfront Park History Page

Related Documents

View the park Design Documents

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The City of Bainbridge Island fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statues in all programs and activities. Those requiring disability accommodations, please contact the City Clerk at 206-842-2545 or email the City Clerk.

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