Blog 2017-05-24T11:36:47+00:00
1605, 2017

Seaholm Waterfront Funding by APF and The Trail Foundation

May 16th, 2017|Categories: APF News, Parks, Special Projects|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Internationally recognized architecture and urbanism firm Studio Gang selected to lead study on Seaholm Waterfront Austin Parks Foundation (APF), The Trail Foundation (TTF), and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) announced today [...]

405, 2017

People + Parks: Aiming High

May 4th, 2017|Categories: Adopt A Park, Park Advocacy, Parks, People + Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By Elizabeth McGuire Steps away from an elementary school, whose mission is to encourage big dreams and possibilities, resides a park that once fell far short of its own potential. But not anymore. Thanks to [...]

105, 2017

ACL Music Festival Gives Big to Austin + Parks

May 1st, 2017|Categories: ACL Music Festival Grants, APF News, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Parks, Support Our Parks|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

In a press conference at City Hall this morning, operators of the Austin City Limits Music Festival, C3 Presents, gave Austin's parks $6.3 million for park improvements all over the city, and presented the economic impact study [...]

604, 2017

People + Parks: Outside Om

April 6th, 2017|Categories: Children's Programming, Fitness in the Park, Parks, People + Parks, Volunteer, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By Elizabeth McGuire “If everybody grew up with a meditation mindset and the ability to use it to reduce stress, the world would be a much better place.” That conviction anchors and motivates An Dang, [...]

3003, 2017

APF in the News: Addressing the $700M maintenance gap

March 30th, 2017|Categories: APF News, City Budget, Park Advocacy, Parks, Support Our Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Austin Parks Amass $700M in Deferred Maintenance See the original story and video at Spectrum News AUSTIN, Texas--Park managers say they have $700 million worth of deferred maintenance, and some park advocates say that's a [...]