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 Community Garden, Battle Bend Park, and Dove Springs District Park were awarded grants totaling $150,000. Austin Parks Foundation provides these grants as direct financial support to volunteers who have signed on as adopters , through the Adopt-A-Park program and since 2010, APF has awarded over $1,25...   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


Spring 2015 Movies in the Park Schedule

Spring Summer Movies in the Park Season We are pleased to announce our 2015 Summer Movies in the Park schedule in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Due to some sever weather we've moved almost the enitre season of Movies in the Park into the Summer. We’ve expanded our movie locations t...   read full post »

posted on 3/30/2015


Spring Yoga in the Park is Here!

Yoga in the Park is back! Longtime partner Yoga Yoga will once again be teaching free all-level hatha yoga classes in Republic Square Park every Wednesday in April and May from 12 – 1 p.m. Please note, the park will be closed April 22 due to Food and Wine Festival. The Little Yoga House return...   read full post »

posted on 3/24/2015

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