News & Announcements

The Summer of Six Playgrounds!

We worked with local families, the Parks & Recreation Department, and policy makers to raise funds and build six playgrounds this summer.

Parks for All Opening & Ted Stevens Day!

Come celebrate Ted Stevens Day and the grand opening of the Parks for All playground in Cuddy Family Midtown Park on Saturday, July 27th.

The Polar Bear Playground is Open!

The polar bear playground at North Russian Jack Springs Park is officially open for play. This section of park has undergone a complete transformation from an abandoned area to a vibrant community recreation hub.

10,000 Steps to Denali

Join GOA and “NOLS Expedition Denali – Inspiring Diversity in the Outdoors” in a “10,000 Steps to Denali” walk/run on UAA trails; we will hear from local climbers, as well as a recorded message from Expedition Members at 3 pm in the UAA Cafeteria!

Request For Proposal for Campbell Creek Estuary Natural Area Overlook Project

The Municipality of Anchorage Parks & Recreation Department, the Anchorage Park Foundation, and the Great Land Trust are collaborating on a master plan for the Campbell Creek Estuary Natural Area. Campbell Creek Estuary Natural Area is on the coast along Campbell

Construction Begins to Re-Build Mulcahy Ice Rinks

Construction begins to re-build the Mulcahy Ice Rinks!

Participate in the Ultimate Weed Smackdown this Saturday!

The Anchorage Weed Smackdown will take place this Saturday June 8th from 10am to 1pm at Tikishla Park in Anchorage’s Airport Heights neighborhood (3018 E 20th Ave).

A Tribute to Three Moms

This Mother’s Day, I decided to feature three local supermoms: Lia Keller, Erin Kirkland, and Leah Boltz. Each are on a mission, from building Alaska’s first 100% inclusive playground to getting kids outdoors.

Fundraiser & Coastal Trail Kick-Off

Join us for our annual Fundraiser and Coastal Trail renovation kick-off on June 11th, 5pm-7pm.

YEP Partners with the Student Conservation Association!

Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) & the Alaska Region of the Student Conservation Association (SCA) are partnering to create a 10-week YEP alumni-only crew for summer 2013.