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Esperance Park

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Esperance Park is a 9.6 acre community park with athletic fields, sport court, sand volleyball court, Off Leash Dog Area (OLDA), playground and a Zip Line!   Second growth forest with primitive trails covers the northwest corner of the park.  Athletic fields include a little league baseball diamond and two practice areas for field sports.

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Park History


The Esperance Park property was formerly owned by the Edmonds school district.  In the late 1980’s the land was to be surplussed and sold for housing development.  A community activist group, The Action Council for Esperance (ACE), successfully petitioned the County to acquire the site for a community park.   Renovations and upgrades to the baseball field area were completed 2009. 

In 2016 the adjacent 3.4 acre parcel was purchased from the Edmonds school district and a  significant renovation of the park was completed May 2020.  This included new accessible walking path network, off-leash dog area, parking lot playground replacement sport court and gathering space, a new  community garden and pea patch, forest playground, and trail enhancements.