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Renton Chamber of Commerce - Business Directory and Visitors Guide

2014, both located in the Sunset Area and both as replacement public housing for Sunset Terrace. RHA provided relocation assistance to the remaining families at the Sunset Terrace public housing project in 2014 to provide them with other affordable housing in order to make the balance of the land available for redevelopment. RHA will be constructing additional permanent replacement housing in the Sunset Area in the coming years as funds are available. The new Renton Highlands Library is currently under construction on the former Sunset Terrace public housing Lake Washington, where the Cascade online at rentonhistorymuseum.org site. Colpitts Development Company is Canoe and Kayak Center offers canoe and at the King County Library, Renton moving forward with plans to build and kayak rentals and the Renton Rowing History Museum and other locations. approximately 400 units of market-rate Center offers rowing lessons and rentals. The City of Renton is also fortunate to housing on another part of the former In addition, the city has a unique own a significant collection of artwork Sunset Terrace public housing site over combination of recreational and cultural that is displayed in public buildings and in the next five years. opportunities and facilities that make the many parks and recreational facilities Community Amenities people choose to live, work and play. Services Division, in partnership with thewithin the city. In addition, the HumanRenton a quality community where and Services The Henry Moses Aquatic Center community, helps provide services and resources to ensure that residents have features two separate pools, 9,000 Renton has an extensive park, natural food, clothing and shelter, are healthy square foot leisure pool, and 3,300 space and urban trails system. The city’s and safe, and have opportunities to square foot six-lane lap pool. The leisure park system includes – develop to their fullest capacity. pool includes popular features such as a • 31 developed public parks. zero-depth entry, wave machine, water Renton Farmers Marketspray play area, lazy river, island lagoon, • 13.3 miles of trails (including a water slide, toddler water area, large Celebrating our 16th season! Everyregional 4.5 mile paved trail along thesun and shade spaces, bathhouse andTuesday, June through September fromCedar River).concession area.3 pm to 7 pm at the Piazza Park in • 699 acres of natural space for hiking, The city also has a skate park, community downtown Renton. wildlife viewing and enjoying nature. center, two neighborhood centers, a Over 55 vendors each week bring a • A 4.5 acre off-leash dog park. senior activity center, small theater, and bounty of fresh, local produce, farm Maplewood Golf Course is an 18-hole, products, food and crafts. Enjoy livehistory museum. 110-acre public golf course with a An added attraction is the city’s historic entertainment, children’s activities, well-stocked pro shop, 30-stall walk “History Lives Here”, a self-guided community organizations, Master covered and heated driving range, tour of 22 markers highlighting historically Gardeners, cooking demonstrations and and a full-service restaurant, lounge significant places, people and events in so much more. For more information, and banquet facility. Renton. Brochures, along with a brief visit rentonfarmersmarket.com or call summary, historical photographs, and (425) 430-7214. The 45-acre Ron Regis Park includes a photos of related memorabilia are available lighted regulation-size baseball/softball field, all-weather soccer field, lighted basketball court, and opportunities for future baseball/softball and soccer field expansion. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, a beautiful 55-acre park with nearly 1.5 miles of Lake Washington waterfront and a public boat launch, is the most popular city park with 1.5 million visitors each year. Additional amenities include two restaurants, over-water walking paths, picnic facilities and a large children’s play area. The public has additional water access at the mouth of the Cedar River on Renton Chamber of Commerce • Business Directory & Visitor’s Guide 13


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