South Park Community Center Stabilization

Updated: July 29, 2021

Summer 2021

Seattle Parks and Recreation is in the final stages of design for this project. Project is going in for permitting.

We thank everyone who participated in the Online Open House on February 24, 2021. You can view the video, presentation, and meeting notes from the Open House below. 

South Park area projects update: Press releases January 2021 (EnglishSpanishVietnamese)

Community Center Stabilization Work

Construction for this project is expected to begin in late spring 2021 and will occur at the same time as the South Park Community Center Site Redevelopment Project.

South Park Community Center was identified in the 2016 Community Center Strategic plan for a major maintenance project focused on extending the life of the facility and increasing programming potential. A preliminary scope of the project is outlined below. The final scope is expected to be refined throughout the design process based on more information about cost and needs. Seattle Parks and Recreation planning staff are meeting with the community center staff to review the scope and schedule.

Community Center Stabilization Frequently Asked Questions


South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave S, 98108  


$3,370,000 provided by the Seattle Parks District  


Planning and Design: 2019 - Fall 2021
Construction: Winter 2021/2022 - Spring 2023
* Construction will occur at the same time as the South Park Community Center Site Redevelopment Project.

Project Description

This project addresses a number of major maintenance, accessibility, and program needs at South Park Community Center. It will include a roof replacement, HVAC system upgrades, renovation of the restrooms, kitchen and lobby spaces in addition to the addition of a gym divider and replacement of the multi-purpose room flooring.

Community Participation

Online Open House 2/24/2021