Adopt this park: Lott Pocket Park

Adopt this park: Lott Pocket Park

Lott Pocket Park is located on a block of land between Catalpa, Curve, Olive, and Branch streets. While this park may be small, it is mighty with amenities that make it a popular spot in the community.

UT Football Helping restore park destroyed by fire

UT Football Helping restore park destroyed by fire

From Austin Parks Foundation Oak Springs School Park is a playground park located in East Austin off Webberville Road. The park is connected to Oak Springs Elementary and is operated by both the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department, as well as Austin...
Odom School Park finds its potential

Odom School Park finds its potential

From Austin Parks Foundation 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 a tireless group of...
#OptOutside & Win!

#OptOutside & Win!

From Austin Parks Foundation You may remember REI did something a little different on Black Friday last year—they closed their doors, and invited the nation to opt outside with them. And more than a million people did just that – including us! It really caught the...
First-Ever Fall It’s My Park Day By The Numbers

First-Ever Fall It’s My Park Day By The Numbers

Our First-ever Fall It’s My Park Day was a huge success thanks to our project leaders, volunteers, partners and sponsors. From clean-ups to trail repairs, habitat restoration to painting, we are so grateful to be part of such a hard-working community!