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Challenge Grantees Make Strides

Sixteen Challenge Grants were awarded this spring and the community groups are already making big improvements to Anchorage parks.

Inclusive Play in Anchorage

Anchorage is leading the way in inclusive play. With two new this summer, we have a total of 12 inclusive playgrounds.

Back to School with Schools on Trails

Schools on Trails is working to connect Anchorage schools with their nearby parks and trails.

Youth Employment in Parks Wraps Up

Youth Employment in Parks had another successful season with 25 Anchorage youth crew members completing nine park projects.

Mayor Celebrates Hostetler Park Transformation

September 28, 2017, Anchorage, AK – Just a few months ago, most people passing Hostetler Park wouldn’t even notice the dark, little Downtown corner park, shaded by trees and tall buildings. Now after hours of volunteer dedication and passion, Hostetler

Students Dig In at Wolverine Park

September 21, 2017, Anchorage, AK – Campbell STEM Elementary has big dreams of regularly taking their lessons outside, especially as Anchorage’s first STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) elementary school. Wolverine Park, just a block from the school, is already

Rooted in History

September 19, 2017, Anchorage, AK – As the leaves change colors and seasons transition, every good gardener is preparing their plants for the oncoming snow. On Wednesday, September 20 from 5:30-7pm, Master Gardener volunteers will help complete the Elderberry Park

Volunteers Tackle Jewel Lake Park Drainage

September 7, 2017, Anchorage, AK – The Jewel Lake Park rain garden is ready for a makeover. On Saturday, September 9, Anchorage Park Foundation and Anchorage Parks and Recreation will host a Neighborhood Park Fix-It to replant the existing rain

Valley of the Moon Parking Lot Expansion Brings Volunteers for Planting

September 6, 2017, Anchorage, AK –On Thursday, September 7 from 5:30-7:30pm, volunteers are invited to Valley of the Moon Park for a Neighborhood Park Fix-It hosted by the Anchorage Park Foundation and Anchorage Parks and Recreation. As the park undergoes

Anchorage Teddy Bear Picnic Celebrates Inclusive Play

ANCHORAGE, AK, July 17, 2017 – Play is for everyone, Teddy Bears included! Families, community members, and their favorite stuffed animals are invited to the Anchorage Teddy Bear Picnic on Ted Stevens Day, Saturday July 22, 12-3pm at Cuddy Family

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