West Central Park

An open, beautiful nonprofit gathering space and garden in West Olympia supporting a resilient, connected community

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Park and chess table
Sunday work party at the Park
Spring and event tents
Special garden workshop
Summer concert
Apple pressing in the autumn
Summer gathering and music
Luminary Concert
Raised beds
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Weekly
Saturday Market
at the Park

 
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The exciting new Saturday Market at the Park is up and running, and you should really go check it out! A labor of love and energy by a nonprofit group of local community members, we're delighted to welcome them to the park, and believe this is a wonderful use of our space. Information about times, and the vendors for each week, are posted on their website.

Our free concert season is fast approaching.  We will be posting the schedule this week and expect additions as the season starts. 

Our Mission

The West Central Park Project is committed to maintaining a walkable neighborhood and a resilient, connected community. We believe that having a beautiful space for the neighborhood to enjoy will enhance both the community and the economy surrounding it. And we hope that YOU will join us in creating and sustaining this vital space for generations to come!

Join us

BOARD UPDATE:  We are still looking for another community member to join our board of trustees. This is a chance to help create new programs and activities, building on the beautiful foundation laid over the past 9 years. We're developing events and projects aligned with our mission to support a connected, resilient, sustainable community. Please reach out for more information!

 

Our weekly Sunday work parties are a chance to meet friends and neighbors, spend time outside, and tend to the park. Join us every Sunday from 11 am to 1 pm.

Growing a Park

The corner of Harrison Avenue and Division Street is one of the central intersections of West Olympia. It sat untouched for many years after old Rowland Lumber Company building was torn down in 1997.  

 

Our original vision for this project was to build a lush pedestrian park that would allow for a creative and beneficial use of this vital corner. And thanks to the support from our local community, that vision has become a reality.

Park Events & Concerts

We're working on a schedule of events and activities for 2022. Keep an eye out for announcements, and do let us know what you would like to see happening in the park this year.

Park News & Info