Washington Park Winter Carnival

Washington Park Winter Carnival

BRINGING BACK AN ALBANY TRADITION! Join us at the Washington Park Lake House on Saturday, December 18th from Noon-4:00pm for a free, family friendly Winter Carnival!   During this season of giving, the five neighborhood associations surrounding the park (Washington...
Playground Planning Update

Playground Planning Update

We’ve had a lot to process over the last month since the public meeting held in Washington Park Playground on September 18! We now have updated drawings from our consultants, TWMLA & Earthplay,  that reflect the feedback we heard that day.  Please review the file...
UPDATE: Capital Holiday Lights in the Park

UPDATE: Capital Holiday Lights in the Park

Hello Friends of Washington Park, Today, the City of Albany and Albany Police Athletic League (PAL) announced that 2021, the 25th season of Holiday Lights in the Park, will be the final year that the event will be held in Washington Park.. Please see details in the...
Barbara Nazarewicz Joins Conservancy Board

Barbara Nazarewicz Joins Conservancy Board

Barbara Nazarewicz, RLA  was elected to the WPC board at the September 2021 board meeting. Barbara is a registered landscape architect with ten years of experience working on a variety of projects throughout the Northeast. A designer at heart, her work is inspired by...
Loss of a Red Oak Tree

Loss of a Red Oak Tree

Last week, Washington Park said a sad farewell to one of its oldest residents.  One of the Park’s original trees, the red oak  that came down was estimated to be 130-140 years old.  According to  City Forester Emertius Tom Pfeiffer, some decay was first noticed...
Glorious September!

Glorious September!

Say what you will about beautiful springtime and renowned tulip gardens — but Washington Park is absolutely glorious in September.  This year, the plantings have been especially stunning.  Congratulations and thanks to City Gardener Jena Commerford and her...

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