Phase One Design for Community Park at Cordata

Public meeting scheduled for Jan. 10, 2018, 6 pm – 8 pm

December 29, 2017 - by Nicole Oliver, Parks Development Manager

​Bellingham Parks and Recreation invites the public to the first of three public meetings to review and comment on plans for the first phase of the new community park in the Cordata neighborhood.  The meeting will be held January 10, 2018, from 6-8 PM at Birchwood Presbyterian Church, #3 Chapel, 400 Meadowbrook Ct, Bellingham.

“This is the community's initial opportunity to give input on this new community park,” said Leslie Bryson, Parks & Recreation Director.  “This project is a top priority,” Bryson added. The design is based on the park master plan adopted by the City Council in September 2017.  Phase one focuses on the north activity node including a spray park, playground, parkour area, bicycle pump track, adult exercise area, picnic shelter and restroom.  Phase one also includes a trail loop through the park, an open playfield, pedestrian gateways, landscaping, art, and parking.

The Parks and Recreation Department welcomes all residents to attend the Jan. 10 meeting but will also accept written comments, which can be e-mailed to Jonathan Schilk or mailed to the Parks and Recreation Department at 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225.

The City acquired the new 20-acre park in 2015 with voter approved Greenways 3 Levy funds.   The park is located on the east side of Cordata Parkway between Stuart and Horton Roads, in the Cordata Neighborhood.

For more information or to sign up for future notices, please contact Jonathan Schilk at Parks and Recreation, or visit the project website at

Media Contact

Nicole Oliver
Bellingham Parks and Recreation
Design and Development Manager
(360) 778-7013

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