News & Announcements

Youth Employment in Parks, A Look Toward Summer

Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) is a summer jobs programs for Anchorage teens. Based on the Mayor’s Roadmap to Reopening Anchorage, we are working closely with Anchorage Parks and Recreation to offer this empowering service-learning program under new safety guidelines.

A Letter from John Rodda: Yes on Prop 5, For the Future of Anchorage Parks and Trails

The rapidly evolving COVID-19 public health crisis is a situation we need to take very seriously. As we all do our best to keep our families and community healthy and safe, our parks and trails have an important role to

Portugal. The Man and Tony Hawk Invest in Anchorage

The Anchorage Park Foundation is thrilled to announce a grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation.

Apply for 2020 Summer YEP

Anchorage Parks and Recreation is now hiring for all Crew Member, Senior Crew Member, and Crew Leader positions!

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.