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Ron Regis Park

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With the addition of Ron Regis Park, the City of Renton has expanded its recreational facilities to accommodate the community's growing interest in organized sports. The 45 acre park is located along the Maple Valley Highway, immediately east of the Maplewood Golf Course, and includes:

Amenities:

  • One baseball/softball field (lighted)
  • One full-size soccer field (lighted, all weather surface)
  • One lighted basketball court
  • Practice areas
  • Portable restrooms
  • Paved parking for 120 cars (no reserved parking)
  • Walkway connections to the Cedar River Trail

History:

The overall park Master Plan, approved by the City Council in 1993, reflects the need for additional athletic fields in the community to accommodate the strong growth in organized sports. The addition of the Ron Regis Park is an example of the City’s expansion and development of sport’s facilities.  This park helps to alleviate the shortage of recreation fields throughout the city. Future expansion includes one additional ball field and one soccer field along with public restrooms and concession building.

The sports park was named after Ron Regis for his commitment to the community. Regis has served as a City of Renton Park Board Member for over 35 years.

Although the site covers 45 acres, only the southern 12-1/2 acres was developed for recreational purposes. The remainder of the property, over 30 acres adjacent to the Cedar River, will remain in its natural condition.

The property, acquired by King County in 1976, was conveyed to the City of Renton in 1987 along with portions of what is now developed as the Maplewood Golf Course. In accepting this land from the County at no cost, the City agreed to develop, maintain and operate sports fields and passive areas, including use of trails. The City also agreed to permanently preserve public access to the Cedar River for fishing, hiking, and other water related activities.

Directions:

From I-405 South:

Take Exit #4 (Renton/Enumclaw). Drive east on Maple Valley Highway past the Maplewood Golf Course and turn left on 149th Avenue SE/Orcas Avenue. The entrance to the sports park is on your left.

From I-405 North:

Take Exit #4A (Maple Valley/Enumclaw). Drive east on Maple Valley Highway past the Maplewood Golf Course and turn left on 149th Avenue SE/Orcas Avenue. The entrance to the sports park is on your left.

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