austin parks

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

2017-03-30T16:17:26+00:00 March 30th, 2017|APF News, City Budget, Park Advocacy, Parks, Support Our Parks|

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 fraction of the city's needs. "When you look at all the rec centers, the parks, the aging infrastructure and the [...]

14th Annual It’s My Park Day Breaks Records

2017-03-21T13:11:11+00:00 March 5th, 2016|APF News, It's My Park! Day, Park Advocacy, Parks, Support Our Parks, Volunteer|

Our 14th Annual It's My Park Day was a resounding success thanks to our project leaders, volunteers, partners and sponsors. From clean-ups to trail repairs, habitat restoration to painting, this year's It's My Park Day has set the record as the largest to date! We are so proud to work with the best volunteers around, [...]

Austin Parks Foundation Named Beneficiary of World Golf Championships – Dell Match Play

2017-06-27T11:03:15+00:00 January 27th, 2016|APF News, Park Advocacy, Support Our Parks|

ROUND ROCK, Texas-- Dell and the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play today announced that Austin-based charities Austin Parks Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area, The First Tee of Greater Austin, Helping Hand Home for Children and Keep Austin Beautiful will be the local charity beneficiaries from the tournament’s overall charitable contributions to be [...]

Best Holiday Park Adventures in Austin

2017-06-27T11:04:44+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Parks|

We've gathered together some of our favorite parks and trails that are ripe for exploring this holiday season, as well as few tips for getting the most out of your park adventures. Don't see your favorite park listed? Let us know where you make your holiday hideaway in the comments below, or on Facebook, Twitter [...]