Kennydale Beach Park

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Kennydale Beach Park
Renton, WA 98056

Kennydale Beach Park features 1.8 sunny, sandy acres along Lake Washington, with a swimming beach and nautical theme play equipment.  A pier and log boom define the swimming area.  A canoe and kayak launch area is designated south of the pier.

'Safe Start Washington' Phase 2:  In both parks and on trails, YOU ARE REQUIRED to follow recommended COVID-19 protocols for social distancing, GATHERINGS of 5 people or less, face coverings and proper hand washing procedures.

WARNING!  Swim beach is open, however, No lifeguards will be on duty!  Swim at your own risk - children should be accompanied by an adult at all times; adults should not swim alone. BE SAFE! 

Dogs are not allowed

For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, remember dogs are NOT allowed at Kennydale Beach Park and Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park.  Violators may be subject to citations and fines. At all other City of Renton parks, dogs are allowed on 6’ leashes, or visit the Cedar River Dog Park at 1500 Houser Way S, where they can run free.

Tommy The Turtle

Tommy the Turtle is now located at Kennydale Beach Park!

Tommy first came to Renton in the 1960s, he was a fixture outside the Newberry’s and Sears stores and was enjoyed by many children. He later lived outside the Renton Highlands Public Library. A new generation of Rentonites can now enjoy Tommy in his new home at Kennydale Beach Park. Tommy is installed near the existing play area and overlooks Lake Washington. 


  • Sunrise - Sunset
  • Parking is located east of the park on Burnett Ave N


  • Art work - Tommy the Turtle
  • Benches
  • Nautical theme play equipment
  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms (Open seasonally)
  • Shade structure
  • Tot swings


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