Luke Jensen Sports Park
This 20-acre sports park was developed in 2011-12 as part of the Greater Clark Parks District program.
3 synthetic turf multiuse sports fields
2 grass turf baseball fields
2,200 square feet of meeting space
2 pieces of play equipment
16 picnic tables
2 drinking fountains
176 parking spaces, plus eight disabled parking stalls
Sports field reservations
Other youth and adult sports groups may also reserve field time based on a scheduling prioritization established in the Operations and Use Fee Policy for Luke Jensen Sports Park. The fields will be available for unorganized, public use approximately 10 percent of the year, or when not already reserved.
Bud Van Cleve Community Room
The 2,200-square-foot Bud Van Cleve Community Room is located in the center of the park and has a fantastic view of all five fields. The meeting room is disabled accessible with two restrooms, storage cabinets and a sink. It also comes equipped with 20 portable tables and 100 chairs
The room has a maximum capacity of 116 people and may be used during the park’s hours of operation. The room is not available for use when the park is closed and when four or more fields are scheduled for organized use.
The room is named for Bud Van Cleve, a longtime leader in the NE Hazel Dell Neighborhood Association who died in November 2014.
For more information about renting the Bud Van Cleve Community Room, contact Clark County Parks at (360) 397-2285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Who was Luke Jensen?
Luke Jensen was a 9-year-old boy who died from leukemia in May 2010. Luke attended King’s Way Christian Schools, just west of the sports park. Naming the sports park in memory of Luke was proposed and voted on, along with several other suggested names, as part of a public process in January 2011. The park's name was officially approved by the Board of Clark County Commissioners in March 2011.
More information about Luke, including his family's blog, is available online at: www.caringbridge.org/visit/lukejensen.