The Washington Park Conservancy was founded in 1985
to preserve, protect and promote historic Washington Park in Albany, New York.


Save the Date for September Splendor!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 23  for the Conservancy's major fundraiser of the year! An end-of-season tradition, September Splendor is a one-of-a-kind event that raises funds to preserve and improve historic Washington Park. Enjoy a great party with...

Volunteer Profile: Bill Lemmon

Long-term Conservancy board member Bill Lemmon recently rotated off the board and onto the Advisory Committee .Bill first joined the board more than twenty years ago (the exact date may be lost in the mists of time) and was a passionate and steadfast supporter of...

Tulip Dig & Sale

Presented by the Washington Park Conservancy in conjunction with The Department of General Services and the City of Albany Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21 This annual rite of spring in Washington Park  is eagerly anticipated by area residents and avid gardeners...

Playground Rebuild Update

A project update from the co-chairs of the Washington Park Playground Rebuild Committee:   Dear Neighbors, Thank you for your interest in the Washington Park Playground rebuild project. We appreciate the patience of everyone engaged in this project - between...

Upcoming Events

The Washington Park Conservancy is planning a carefully selected schedule of activities for the Park’s 2023 season.  Weare also working to develop and promote Park events with city,  neighborhood and community partners.  Please check our Events Calendar regularly for the latest event information. You can also keep in touch with Conservancy activities through our E-newsletter, and our Facebook page.

Albany residents and visitors are lucky to have beautiful Washington Park in the heart of our city and we encourage everyone to enjoy all it offers. When you visit the Park, please follow guidelines issued for safe use and enjoyment of the park for all.


Advocates for the Park






Statues and memorials






Work in progress






An historic legacy






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Features and structures