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The Return of the Sammamish Valley Regional Park. Facilitating healthy lives through active recreation parks Offering alternatives to the proposed land swap Helping to find a solution where everyone benefits. Forward Thrust King County Sammamish Valley Regional Park in 1969.

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Facilitating healthy lives through active recreation parks
  • Offering alternatives to the proposed land swap
  • Helping to find a solution where everyone benefits

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the big picture
The Big Picture

Muller

Parcel C

Muller Parcel B

Sammamish Valley Trail

City of Redmond Benaroya

Muller Parcel A

(Sixty Acres West)

Sixty Acres North

Sixty Acres South

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current land swap scenario
Current Land Swap Scenario

Muller Parcels B and C to King County

Sixty Acres South to LWYSA

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current situation
Current Situation

Sixty Acres South Users

  • Soaring Society premier site at risk
  • Organized recreation – quality and quantity – reduced
  • Unscheduled passive use at risk

King County

  • Forward Thrust legal challenge
  • Surplus process legal challenge
  • LWYSA and KC: MOU at risk

Lake Washington Youth Soccer

  • Long legal process & expense
  • Continuing service of Muller debt and operating distraction
  • Continued bad publicity as “soccer bullies”

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a proposal for a restored and expanded sammamish valley regional park
A Proposal for a Restored and Expanded Sammamish Valley Regional Park

King County

Technical College

Three Lighted Synthetic Fields

(16 Grass Field Equivalent Capacity)

King County?

King County

City of Redmond

King County

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lighted synthetic vs grass field comparison
Lighted Synthetic vs Grass Field Comparison
  • Sixty Acres North Grass Field = 525 Playable Hours(5-month usage)
  • Sixty Acres South Grass Field = 346 Playable Hours(3-month usage due to other passive use)
  • LightedSynthetic Field = 3053 Playable Hours(12-month usage)

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lighted synthetics solution three times better than grass field solution
Lighted Synthetics Solution Three Times Better than Grass Field Solution

7-Grass Field Solution:

  • Capacity = 6 fields*
  • Estimated Usage= 4 fields**

3-Lighted Synthetic Fields Solution:

  • Capacity = 16.4 fields***
  • Estimated Usage (75% Capacity) = 12.3 fields

Results:

  • Grass Fields yield 1/3 estimated usage of Lighted Synthetics
  • Potential additional income is $180,000 annually (billable at $50/hr)

* Measured in net Sixty Acres North Grass Field equivalents

** Usage diminished from 5 months to 3 months due to other passive uses

*** MPTC = Maximum Peak Time Capacity, assuming play 6pm-10pm weekdays, all day weekends.

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winners
Winners
  • Soccer Association
  • Sixty Acres Users
  • City of Redmond
  • King County
  • Technical College
  • General Public

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feedback
Feedback

Valley Estates & Soaring Society

  • Enthusiastic about proposal
  • Strong support for lighted synthetic fields on Benaroya

Lake Washington Youth Soccer

  • Plan must sell off all interest in Muller Parcels B and C
  • Support lighted synthetic fields on Benaroya

King County

  • Plan must address FPP interests on Sixty Acres West
  • Support lighted synthetic fields on Benaroya
  • Willing to investigate further

City of Redmond

  • Benaroya site low priority - funding and planning well off in future.
  • Parks would embrace helping to plan a great park w/LWYSA & KC
  • Synthetic field decision premature - depends on park plan. 
  • Don’t want to rush a solution without proper planning & public input

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cooperative development
Cooperative Development

Redmond:

Parking, rest rooms, access, other non- field amenities

King County & LWYSA:

Synthetic surfaces with lights

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other potential support
Other Potential Support
  • Bonds

City revenue or non-profit

  • Sponsors & Corporate Neighbors

Medtronic, Willows Run, Boeing, Microsoft

  • Donations

Soccer & other outdoor recreation enthusiasts

  • Grants

Government & private charities

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everyone wins
Everyone Wins!

KC Farmland Preservation

Technical College

Three Lighted Synthetic Fields

(16 Grass Field Equivalent Capacity)

King County Parks & LWYSA

Parks Users & General Public

Redmond Parks & LWYSA

Existing Park Users

& Valley Estates

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