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Baseball/Softball Fields Basketball Courts Picnic Sites Spray Parks Tennis Courts Football Fields Play Area Skate Park Soccer Fields Restrooms

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About

Named after pioneer realtor Norman B. Judkins, Judkins Park is a multipurpose park corridor in the Central Area. Its six-block strip of green enlivens the Rainier Valley with picnic, play and sports areas with wide grass fields, a skatespot, spraypark, and picnic tables. Both an abundance of facilities and attractive landscaping here draw residents from all over the Central Area and Rainier Valley all year long. The park is kept well lighted at night by a veritable forest of lamps. 

Judkins Park is roughly divided into two sections, north and south. For access to the south part, turn west off 23rd S. at Day Street and find play areas, a shelter, barbecues, basketball hoops, a skatespot, multi-use courts, and a lookout area with benches and restrooms. North of S. Norman Street you will find another shelter house, two spacious ballfields, play equipment, lots of open green fields, and restrooms. More parking space can be found on the east and north sides.

The portion of Judkins Park north of Charles Street is leased by Seattle Public Schools to Seattle Parks and Recreation. Seattle Parks maintains and permits this space for athletic use.

Judkins Park Upper Shelter House Renovation Project

Seattle Parks and Recreation will conduct a pre-planning phase to establish scope and budget for rebuilding the Shelter House and Comfort Station, following the fire damage, to comply with code and accessibility requirements to and around the building.

Budget

The budget for the planning and design of the fire repairs is $250,000 

Schedule

Design: Fall 2023
Construction:  Spring 2024

For Information Contact

Zain Aldahlaki at: Zain.Aldahlaki@seattle.gov

Spraypark

Summer 2022

Schedules for all sprayparks here

Have your picnic here!

This park has reservable picnic areas. Visit our picnic reservations page for more information on how to have your event here.