News & Announcements

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

Samoan Cricket Finds Permanent Home in Dave Rose Park

May 19, 2017, Anchorage, AK – On Saturday, May 20 the Samoan cricket (Kilikiti) community will celebrate their new official field which constructed in Dave Rose Park this week. There will be a ribbon cutting with Mayor Berkowitz at 8am

Volunteers Take First Steps to Build Park Identity

May 19, 2017, Anchorage, AK – Fairview Park is soon to be well known. A neighborhood secret, often mistaken for Fairview Lions Park or Fairbanks Park, Fairview Park can expect major improvements over the next few years as outlined in its

Downtown Park to Become Place of Healing, Again

   May 15, 2017, Anchorage, AK – Major improvements planned for the Victims for Justice Memorial at Hostetler Park are just about to begin. The Anchorage Rotary Club will host a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday, May 16 at noon. After

Challenge Grants Fund Community-Driven Park and Trail Improvements

May 11, 2017, Anchorage, AK – An outdoor classroom on the edge of Sand Lake, an official Samoan Cricket field in Dave Rose Park, and a food forest in Muldoon—just a few of the sixteen community-driven municipal park and trail

Vote YES on Prop 3

Don’t forget to vote on April 4th in favor of the Parks Bond.