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News & Announcements

2019 Community Challenge Grant Projects

Anchorage Park Foundation awards nearly $250,000 in grants to community park projects in 2019!

Fish Creek Trail Re-Opening and Trail Trick or Treat

October 31, 2019 – Neighbors from Spenard and the wider Anchorage community gathered to celebrate the grand re-opening of Fish Creek Trail. The community Halloween event was kicked off by a ribbon-cutting to honor project leaders and volunteers and was

Westchester Lagoon Nature Trail

October 29, 2019 – In 2019 Anchorage’s first wheel-chair accessible trail got a much-needed upgrade. Westchester Lagoon Nature Trail, originally built in 1978, was unveiled in its new form still accessible to all and now with new pavement and interpretive

Inclusive Playground Map

Download the Map and find a place to play today!

New Pacific Northern Academy Trail Opens in Ruth Arcand Park

This September, teachers, and staff with Pacific Northern Academy joined Anchorage Park Foundation to celebrate the completion of a new nature trail through Ruth Arcand Park. The trail is a result of a Community Challenge Grant awarded to Pacific Northern

John Rodda Retirement Celebration and Fundraiser

Join us at Williwaw on October 23. Tickets now available.

Youth Employment in Parks Summer 2019

Learn more about the park and trail improvements YEP completed this summer!

Final Touches Along Westchester Lagoon Bridge Complete: APF in the Media (KTVA)

On Thursday, June 6, 2019, Anchorage Park Foundation with Municipality of Anchorage Parks and Recreation celebrated the completion of a new bridge at South Westchester Lagoon. The “Pop-up Celebration” was joined by design and construction teams from R&M Consultants and

$3.9 million in improvements coming to Anchorage parks: APF in the Media (KTUU)

(KTUU) By Kirsten Durand – “Several parks and trails will be getting much needed face lifts now after prop 5, the park bond, was passed by Anchorage voters in the April election. The parks bond totals nearly $4 million for

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