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Rotary Morrow Community Park

Phase 1 of the park project will begin this fall, and will include grading trails, tree removal or limbing and clearing. Many old growth trees and underbrush will be left so that it continues to be a densely occupied park. Future phases will include play equipment, picnic area and more trails.

If you have questions, please contact Dan Schoonmaker, Poulsbo Parks and Recreation Director  360.394.9774.

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Play for All at Raab Park

Play for All at Raab Park is a community effort to build a fully inclusive playground in North Kitsap County.

Imagine the pain felt by a disabled child or adult who sees other children enjoying a playground full of equipment they can’t use. Or a parent or grandparent who can’t play with family members because of their own special needs. Children and adults with disabilities often face limitations—but that shouldn’t happen at a playground.

Since 2018, a citizen group has been working to build a fully inclusive and ADA-compliant playground in North Kitsap. The group forged early partnerships with the City of Poulsbo’s Parks & Recreation Department and the Poulsbo Rotary Club, which took it on as a club project.

The project will be funded through grants and fundraising. The current plan is to break ground in May or June of 2022, with the build taking about 60 days.

For more information, please contact Dan Schoonmaker, Poulsbo Parks and Recreation Director  360.394.9774.

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The project also has a community Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RaabPark/.

 

Poulsbo’s Fish Park Development

Poulsbo’s Fish Park is a nature park in an urban setting. This project began in 2002 with the purchase of 13 acres. The ongoing development has been successful using city dollars, state and federal grants, property donations, various service clubs, and extensive volunteer support. The Poulsbo Fish Park citizen steering committee continue to plan and fundraise for future park development. Opportunities on this 40-acre nature park includes public access trails and boardwalk, interpretive areas, and wildlife viewing along the estuary. Click here to see the original 2004 master plan for Phase 1opens PDF file .

2021 Completed Volunteer Projects:

Two viewing platforms have been constructed by volunteers, including the Poulsbo Rotary.

Two Eagle Scout projects have been completed, providing two new benches and two new picnic tables at the park.

If you have questions, please contact Dan Schoonmaker, Poulsbo Parks and Recreation Director  360.394.9774.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Please join members of Poulsbo’s Fish Park steering committee each month to do needed park tasks. These stewardship activities add value to our community, both in commitment and matching time for state grants. These events are great for the whole family, and are held the 3rd Sunday of each month (*with some exceptions) from 1:00-4:00 pm at the park. If you would like to be added to the monthly email notification list, please email phightower@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email. Volunteers will be kept in small groups.  Masks and social distancing are required.

Fish Park annual reports

Poulsbo Event & Recreation Center (PERC)

For more information on the PERC project, click here.