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News & Announcements

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

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