City-wide Volunteer Days: Volunteer FAQ

Who can volunteer for a city-wide volunteer day? Individuals, families, friends—everyone is welcome to volunteer. If a volunteer is 15-years-old or under, they must have their parent or guardian accompany them to the park project and sign a Minor Liability Waiver on the day of the event. Teens 16-18 can have a parent or guardian sign the minor liability waiver, present that waiver to the Park Project Leader at the beginning of the project start and can volunteer on their own. Can I earn service hours?
Yes, absolutely. If you know you will need documentation for your service hours,...   read full post »

posted on 8/19/2015


City-wide Volunteer Days: Project Registration FAQ

Who can be a project leader? Anyone can be a project leader! Many of our leaders come from our Adopt-a-Park groups, community service organizations (e.g. Central Texas Mountaineers, Greenbelt Guardians), graduates of our Park Improvement Education Series workshops (a fantastic education program spon...   read full post »

posted on 8/19/2015


Austin Parks Foundation Announces Grant Recipients: Spring 2015 ACL Music Festival Grants Empower Park Adopters

Austin, Texas— June 30, 2015 — Today, Austin Parks Foundation announced their 2015 ACL Music Festival Grant recipients. Park Adopter groups including Pease Park Conservancy, Friends of Murchison Pool, Austin YSML Sunshine Camps, North Austin Co...   read full post »

posted on 6/30/2015


Lifeguard Hiring Incentive Program

We are excited to partner with the Aquatic Division to offer the first ever Lifeguard Hiring Incentive program. Over 750 lifeguards need to be hired for the summer season in order to safely operate Austin’s municipal pools. The goal of this partnership is to provide an incentive for the first ...   read full post »

posted on 4/30/2015


April 22: Save the Date to Celebrate Earth Day with APF

This year you have three great ways to celebrate Earth Day with Austin Parks Foundation: Movies in the Park: 180° SOUTH
Wooldridge Square Park 8 p.m. Join APF, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and Patagonia for a special Earth Day edition of Movies in the Park in Wooldridge Square Park. 180° ...   read full post »

posted on 4/13/2015

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