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


A New Washington Park Season Begins

Spring is here -- along with a new schedule of activities in Washington Park!  As everyone is recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, we are all looking forward to getting back to normal and enjoying the Park, perhaps with a new appreciation of what we missed over the...

Thank You Conservancy Supporters!

In 2020, the Washington Park Conservancy marked its 35th anniversary.  As the year began, we were planning a year full of programs and events, as well as engagement activities to expand our circle of Conservancy members and Park supporters.  And then, as the saying...

Meet our Playground Consultants

The Washington Park Conservancy is excited to be working with a creative and experienced team of playground consultants from Trowbridge, Wolf, Michaels Landscape Architects (TWMLA) working with Rusty Keeler of Earthplay. ABOUT TWMLA Based in Ithaca, NY, TWMLA was...

Playground Update

Happy New Year!  We’re happy to report our progress on planning a new playground. Over the past year, the Washington Park Conservancy has convened a committee including fifteen individuals representing local neighborhood associations and community based organizations...

Upcoming Events

As the community recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Washington Park Conservancy is planning a carefully selected schedule of activities for the Park’s 2021 season.  We will be working to develop and promote Park events with neighborhood and community partners.  Because programming decisions during the pandemic recovery may need to be made or changed  on short notice, 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. 


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Statues and memorials






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An historic legacy






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