Anchorage Park Foundation
The polar bear playground at Anchorage's North Russian Jack Springs Park is officially open for play. This section of park has undergone a complete transformation from an abandoned and frightening area to a vibrant and bustling community recreation hub. Read more.
Standing next to them in the grocery line, you might not suspect their powers. You see them at the school play, at the hardware store, and at the park. They are your friends, your co-workers, your sisters. They are our world’s ultimate superheroes. They are moms. Read more.
Have you always wanted to do something to improve your neighborhood park or trail? Does your community garden need some help to grow? The Anchorage Park Foundation is seeking applicants who want to make a difference in a neighborhood park or trail. Learn more.
The Anchorage Park Foundation is pleased to announce the Alaska Highway Project honoring the African-American Army Engineers who built the historic Alaska Highway in 1942. The new memorial benches in Cuddy Family Midtown Park are dedicated to the African American Army Engineers who built the historic Alaska Highway. Read more.
Nestled in a Mountain View neighborhood behind the Boys and Girls Clubhouse and across from Clark Middle School, the aging William B. Lyons Park was badly in need of a makeover. Re-designed last summer by a group of imaginative middle schoolers, their idea of a small amphitheater for community performances and festivals is now a reality. Read more.
Have a voice in improving your neighborhood parks...using your smart phone! The Anchorage Park Foundation and the Anchorage Parks and Rec. Department are looking for to get input on parks using the Park Report Card feature on their new Anchorage Parks Mobile App. Read more.
The Anchorage Park Foundation is working with award-winning photographer Carl Battreal for the first Meet Your Neighbours (MYN) project in Anchorage! MYN is a global photography project featuring some of the world’s premier photographers from 15 different countries. This summer, they're in Alaska. Click for photo gallery.