Go sports ball!


We are excited to announce the awardees of our latest round of youth sports grants!! Read the news release here. What are the youth sports grants, you ask? In an effort to remove barriers and disrupt the cost-prohibitive pay-to-play model, our grants are aimed at providing resources to government agencies and non-profit organizations to support…

Shiny new fields coming to Petrovitsky Park


Just south of Renton near Lake Youngs is King County’s Petrovitsky Park, an 88-acre park with baseball and soccer fields, a playground, and picnic areas. Already known as a great park for baseball, Petro will no doubt soon gain attention for its brand-spanking-new synthetic turf fields. Back in 2008, the Kent Youth Soccer Association (KYSA)…

Youth sports grants awarded to date


King County Parks has awarded 11 matching fund grants totaling nearly $500,000 from its Youth Sports Facility Grant program.  The projects will help bring in more than $1.5 million for local parks and recreation projects. $10 million in grants have been awarded since the program started in 1993, creating more than 260 new or updated…

Playground grant available from Playworld Systems


Attention Parks partners! This has got to be one of the happiest jobs on the planet: a playground equipment maker gets to give away grants for play structures. Now that’s something to run and jump about! Here’s the deal: According to their website, Playworld Systems, Inc is offering grants toward the purchase of an “Activo”…