Thank Your Local Parks & Recreation Workers

Over the past several weeks, while shutdowns and stay-at-home orders clashed with the colorful arrival of spring, metro Atlantans flocked to local parks and trails. You may have been among them, perhaps because you recognize that parks play a vital role in the health and wellness of our residents. The importance of this role has … Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Park Pride’s Operational Updates

May 20, 2020 Park Pride has decided to postpone all volunteer events until further notice due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19. We are in the process of evaluating volunteer procedures to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved. As generous volunteers, we hope you are finding meaningful ways to give back to … Continue Reading →

2019 Highlights

Some highlights from 2019, Park Pride’s 30th year of impact and service.

Nature for All – Atlanta

With support from the Turner Foundation and in partnership with Trees Atlanta and the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Adriana Garcia, was hired to be Park Pride’s Nature Accessibility Advocate and champion an initiative called Nature for All – Atlanta.  

English Avenue Community Celebrates a New Park!

On November 21, 2019, Park Pride, alongside the English Avenue community, the City of Atlanta, The Conservation Fund, the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, and nearly 40 additional partners and funders, celebrated the long-awaited opening of Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park! 

The Friends of Mozley Park Need YOUR Input on the Vision Plan

Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led  Park Visioning process  for Mozley Park, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The outcome is a new  vision  plan for the park, which  was presented at C. A. Scott Recreation Center on January 15, 2020.  Scroll down for more details on the vision plan and to fill out a survey … Continue Reading →

The Lang-Carson Park Vision Plan – Priorities!

The 2019 Vision Plan for Lang-Carson Park has been revealed. This plan is an update to the 2011 master plan created by Atlanta BeltLine., Inc. There have been massive changes in Reynoldstown since then and this revised plan is the neighborhood’s effort to make sure our the keeps pace with those changes. Since that time, … Continue Reading →

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates New Park in English Avenue Community

Download PDF Press Release Atlanta, GA, November 21, 2019 – Today, Atlanta City Council Member Antonio Brown, Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner John Dargle, Chief Equity Officer William Hawthorne, III, Park Pride, The Conservation Fund, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, and representatives from the English Avenue community, held a ribbon cutting celebration for the long-anticipated English Avenue … Continue Reading →

Ellen Bruenderman: Activating Community Power

“If we do our work well, communities will continue to benefit from the power of parks beyond their engagement with Park Pride.” ~Ellen Bruenderman

Faria Khan: Parks and Fulfillment

“Parks have the ability to promote exercise and fulfillment while bringing people together.”- Faria Khan