Park Pride Funds Upgrades in 17 Atlanta & DeKalb Parks

Park Pride has announced that $820,000 has been granted to 17 community groups in Atlanta and DeKalb to fund capital park improvements. To date, Park Pride has awarded over $4.8 million to projects that include new playgrounds, boardwalks and bridges, improved signage, new trails and exercise equipment, and more.

Celebrating 25 Years with Park Pride

    As Park Pride’s first and longest-serving employee, Allison Barnett has helped to shape the organization, creating important programs and services that have impacted over 250 parks and communities for the greener good. “I have always believed that access … Continue Reading →

Woodruff Park

The Symbols of Our City

Whether passively or actively, for those of us who live in cities, parks are a part of our everyday lives. They directly impact our quality of life, our memories, our experiences, and for that reason, parks should be at the top of our priority lists.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

Linda Cotten Taylor

Atlanta’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero

Park Pride is proud to announce that Linda Cotten Taylor, leader of the Friends of Chapel Hill Park in DeKalb County, has been named Atlanta’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero Award Winner! Created through the partnership of Cox Enterprises and The Trust for Public … Continue Reading →

Parks & The Pursuit of Happiness

“I’ve always felt that happiness is the point of life. We Americans are fortunate to have the right to the “pursuit of happiness” enshrined in our Constitution, and nowhere is that right more accessible to us than in our National Park System where we experience it mentally, physically and emotionally.” Audrey Peterman, 16th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference Keynote

SOURCE: Saporta Report