Bellingham Sportsplex HVAC, Roof & Energy Upgrades

This project includes building upgrades to the Bellingham Sportsplex Building. This is one of the largest recreational buildings in the city’s system. Activities at the Sportsplex include hockey, indoor soccer, speed skating, events, day camps, and other uses. Constructed in the early 2000’s, the existing heating, ventilation, and roof system need replacement. This project will ... Read more

Boulevard Park Shoreline and Public Access Enhancement

Boulevard is one of the most visited parks and top destinations in the city. The design approach for this restoration project focuses on rebuilding and enhancing two beaches in the park. The project focuses on beach nourishment, increasing dry beach backshore area, removal of riprap in the intertidal zone, and removal of failing rock revetments. ... Read more

Sunset Pond Trail

This new trail extension will close the gap in connecting three different neighborhoods with a regional trail and park destination site. This trail will connect users to the east-west segment the Squalicum Creek Trail, which heads west to future connections to Bellingham Bay. The completed project will also result in a loop trail around Sunset ... Read more

Whatcom Creek Trail Trestle Demolition

Remnants of an abandoned railroad trestle in Whatcom Falls Park will be removed for the safety of trail users and to improve water quality in Whatcom Creek. This large structure, located just west of Electric Avenue, consists of treated wood piling, steel railroad rails, and other treated wood. During the summer of year 2020, a ... Read more

The Woods at Viewcrest

Project Description The city received applications for a new residential subdivision on a vacant 37.7-acre site located generally in the 300 Block of Viewcrest Road and Area 7 of the Edgemoor Neighborhood. The submitted proposal consists of 38 single-family lots. The lots are proposed to be accessed from both Viewcrest and Sea Pines Roads and ... Read more

Lorraine Ellis Park Playground Renovation

Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that planning and design for a new playground for Lorraine Ellis Neighborhood Park has begun. The existing playground equipment, installed in 1990, is tired and weather beaten; it does not comply with safety standards for public playground equipment, and lacks ADA access. This project will provide this ... Read more