PenMet Parks Finalizes Purchase of Performance Golf Center


The Pierce County Hearing Examiner has granted a conditional use permit approval and site plan review approval to allow the establishment of a Community Recreation Center on the 17.16-acre site located at 2416 14th Ave, Gig Harbor, WA 98335. This conditional use permit approval provides PenMet Parks Board of Directors the opportunity to move forward with the purchase of the current Performance Golf property. PenMet Parks will assume possession of the property as of December 13, 2019.

The golf operations currently being offered at the facility have been suspended to make way for the next phase of planning and development of PenMet Parks Community Recreation Center. Fox Island Brewing will vacate its current location at Performance Golf Center at the end of 2019. PenMet Parks extends great appreciation to Fox Island Brewing, Performance Golf, and Harbor Soccer for their service to the community. The District is committed to remaining diligent in working with our neighbors, user groups, and community partners to further the District’s mission and vision of providing diverse recreation opportunities to the Greater Gig Harbor Peninsula community. PenMet Parks Executive Director, Doug Nelson, is excited to announce the project is moving forward. “The District’s vision is to enhance the quality of life by providing parks and recreation opportunities for our community and building a dedicated Community Recreation Center is key to making that vision become a reality,” says Nelson. “PenMet Parks is committed to planning, prioritizing, and investing in projects to continue meeting the community’s needs. We are looking forward to fulfilling an important need within the Greater Gig Harbor Peninsula community.”

Project design features of the new facility include indoor recreation space, multi-purpose learning spaces, community activity spaces, indoor walking track, and event rental space. For more information about this or other projects, please visit or contact us at
253.858.3400 for more information.

PenMet Parks is committed to creating, improving, and maintaining high-quality parks and park facilities. PenMet Parks takes the responsibility of prudently managing district funds seriously, which means planning, prioritizing, and investing in projects to continue meeting the community’s needs.

FINAL Media Release – CRC Final Purchase (PDF)