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News & Announcements

Remembering Mike O’Connor: Anchorage Parks and Hockey Champion

The Anchorage Park Foundation family was saddened to learn of the passing of an Anchorage hockey and parks champion: Mike O’Connor. Not only did Mike serve on the Anchorage Park Foundation Board of Directors, but Mike also dedicated himself of a

Chanshtnu Muldoon Park

The new skating ribbon is just the tip of the iceberg for Chanshtnu Muldoon Park.

New Inclusive Playground Opens in Chugach Foothills Park

This November, the Scenic Foothills neighborhood celebrated the opening of Anchorage’s newest inclusive playground in Chugach Foothills Park.

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

Youth Employment in Parks Builds Sustainable Beach Trail to Previous Site of Humpback Whale

June 12, 2017, Anchorage, AK – Adorned in hard hats and bright green shirts, the 20 teens who make up this summer’s Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) program are hard to miss. Monday, June 12 to Thursday, June 15, the