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Hostetler Park Rejuvenation

Victims for Justice and the Anchorage Rotary Club were awarded a $10,000 Challenge Grant to completely transform Hostetler Park, home to the Victims for Justice Memorial. Through a community effort…

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….

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…

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…

Fairview Lions Park Community Gardens- YEP 2017

MOA Funds: $12,500 Private Funds: $5,000 Youth Employment in Parks constructed twelve 10ft x 20ft garden beds for the Fairview Community Garden expansion. They wheelbarrowed 40 cubic yards of topsoil…

Davis Park Trail Improvements- YEP 2017

YEP spent two weeks at Davis park removing vegetation along approximately 1 mile of trail to improve sight lines for added safety. The teens also graveled approximately 0.5 mile of…

Russian Jack Springs Trail Improvements -YEP 2017

  MOA Funds: $6,000 Private Funds: $2,500 Youth Employment in Parks reopened a half-mile long walking trail in Russian Jack Springs Park. This half-mile long trail had fallen victim to…

Jewel Lake Park Improvements- YEP 2017

MOA Funds: $29,000 Private Funding: $7,000 The youth spent several days at Jewel Lake Park repairing and maintaining this popular beach front park. They added 25 tons of sand to…

Girdwood Lions Club Park Improvements- YEP 2017

MOA Funds: $24,200 Private Funds: $10,500   The YEP team worked together to remove old rotting picnic tables and built approximately 12 new picnic tables, gravel pads and paths to…

Refuge Access at Jodhpur

Objective: Construct new sustainable trail with gradual slope Restore heavily eroded banks using native species Install posts and rope around access trails Install informational signage Education: Wetland functions and ecological…

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.