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April 7, 9am-1pm: Pool Landscape and Trail Workday – Help Needed!

We need about 20 volunteers to help finish the pool landscaping and restore the newly repaired Creekside Trail (see details below). Here is a link to sign up: https://austinparks.givepulse.com/event/73493-Balcones-District-Park-Friends-of-Balcones-Work-Day%21

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Meet the Contractor for Balcones Park Final Trail Completion Portion – Tues, March 6th

Northern Walnut Creek Trail Phase 1A – Meet the Contractor Date: March 6, 2018 Covenant United Methodist Church 4410 Duval Road, 6:30 p.m. Austin, Texas 78727 Project Description This project is the final piece of the Northern Walnut Creek Trail … Continue reading

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Support Balcones Park’s Trail Repairs thru Amplify Austin: March 1 at 6pm to March 2 at 6pm

Donate to Balcones Park on or before Fri, March 2nd at 6pm! And Grow Your Donation! APF will match 25% of every donation to our park up to the first $2,500! AND Many Big Austin Employers will also match their … Continue reading

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Volunteer at It’s My Park Day – Sat. March 3rd, 10am-2pm at Balcones Park

Please consider joining us and your neighbors to help us make improvements to our beloved Balcones Park! All ages and abilities welcome! Saturday, March 3rd from 10am-2pm Sign-up HERE so we will get credit for your volunteer hours towards our … Continue reading

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Creekside Trail in Balcones Park Closed for Construction as of Jan 31

Construction work is beginning today on the Creekside Trail on the west edge of Balcones Park from Duval overpass to baseball fields, so please plan your route accordingly. It should last approximately 2 months. This is the result of the … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed on Saturday Nov. 4 at Balcones Park for It’s My Park Day!

Our Park Chair & Champion, Erik Harris, has another great event planned to help clean up and improve our lovely Balcones Park during APF’s It’s My Park Day – Saturday, Nov. 4th from 10am to 1pm! We will also get … Continue reading

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Free Yoga in Balcones Park – Saturdays in October!

It’s Back! Free Yoga in the Park! Every Saturday for the rest of October. The class runs from 9am-10am, and is being offered by CorePower Yoga. Like and Share! *Simply bring a yoga mat and water if desired. The class … Continue reading

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Have you visited Balcones Pool yet this summer?

You should! It has new shade, new tables, and now allows food on the picnic tabled areas! The schedule is here: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/balcones-pool The pool offers fun, swim classes for all ages, and swim team! Pool Phone Number: (512) 821-2053

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Join us at the Balcones Pool Party THIS Sat., June 3!

Pool Party at Balcones’ Pool this Saturday, June 3rd to celebrate the new shade and 6 picnic tables! Thanks i Fratelli Pizza for graciously providing the delicious pizza at this event! Thanks Austin Parks Foundation and Austin’s Parks and Rec … Continue reading

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Earth Day Clean-up in Balcones Park – Sat, April 22, 9am

The Friends of Balcones Park are teaming with Austin Parks Foundation to do an Earth Day project on April 22, Saturday, 9am-12noon. Priority 1 -finish clearing debris from the “creekside” trail in the park/greenbelt. We made a good start on … Continue reading

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