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Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Policy

It is the policy of the Anchorage Park Foundation (APF) not to discriminate against any person who is limited English proficient (LEP); further, it is also the policy of the…

5 Reasons to Smile This Holiday Season

Inclusive playgrounds, where we can all play together regardless of ability. Four more inclusive playgrounds were installed this summer at Kiwanis Fish Creek Park, Barbara Street Park, Duldida Park, and…

North Russian Jack Springs Skate Park

After much anticipation, North Russian Jack Springs Park is now host to Anchorage’s first in-ground, concrete skate park! A laska State Senator Bill Wielechowski first proposed the skate park in…

South Anchorage Sports Park Trail Maintenance- YEP 2016

MOA funds: $32,000 Alaska State Legislative Grant: $38,000 South Anchorage Sports Park is a 65 acre, underutilized green space in South Anchorage. The Parks and Recreation Department put together a…

Take Lake Park Trail Maintenance and Bank Restoration- YEP 2016

MOA funds: $32,000 Alaska State Legislative Grant: $33,000 Taku Lake offers area residents lake access for fishing and paddling as well as trails for hiking, running, biking, and wildlife viewing….

Cuddy Family Midtown Park Bank Restoration – YEP 2016

The pond at Cuddy Family Midtown Park is home to a large number of waterfowl who have become year round residents. The number and duration of these residents have had…

Meadow Park Connector Trail- YEP 2016

MOA funds: $16,000 State RTP Grant: $ 34,000 Private Funding: $4,000   The German school, Rilke Schule, raised funds for a new trail to be constructed through the wetlands connecting…

Chugach Foothills Connector – YEP 2016

YEP worked for two weeks on Phase 1 of a two year project that will connect the Chugach Foothills community to the trail system and Far North Bicentennial. The crews…

Russian Jack Springs Park Neighborhood Trail Connector- YEP 2016

MOA Funds: $16,000 Private Funding: $3,500 YEP teens spent their first week learning about tools and trail building. For their first project the teens worked on improving a social trail…

Sand Lake Park Makeover Project by Sand Lake Elementary

6th grade teacher, Jena Piacenti loves engaging her students in outdoor learning at Sand Lake Park behind Sand Lake Elementary. She uses the space to teach them about the flora…

Making Anchorage a Better Place
to Live, Work & Play

The Anchorage Park Foundation facilitates park improvement projects that are driven by neighborhood initiative.

We’re a non-profit, operating outside of the Municipality of Anchorage, and are responsible & accountable to our donors' intent.