Happy and healthy kids are part of the foundation of any great community, and City Park is committed to giving your family a safe and fun place to keep your kids active. The park is filled with a variety of … Continue reading →
Typically a friend is someone who has a mutual bond and supports another through good times and bad times.
Friends of City Park and New Orleans City Park have shared that special bond since 1979. Since that time the Friends organization has raised millions of dollars for many City Park capital improvements. Some of the donations have recently gone towards renovation of the Peristyle and helped construct the Arbor Room at Popp Fountain. Most recently Friends of City Park has helped City Putt open – and man, is it a popular place!
Did you know: The first project Friends of City Park embarked upon was raising funds to hire the first ever New Orleans Botanical Garden Director, Paul Soniat, and to construct a fence around the Botanical Garden. That same fence still stands and Paul is still with the Park today!
One year ago today, Hurricane Isaac tortured the Caribbean and the Northern Gulf Coast. Not only did the hurricane pass over Southeast Louisiana but it was a slow moving storm – making the ordeal last longer and longer. Everyone was … Continue reading →
Hi, this is Earl, the park’s new Volunteer Coordinator! Our most recent volunteer project took place on the August 12th with the park hosting 200 LSU Medical School students. The students donated their time and effort to several areas of … Continue reading →
Tim Zissis loves to fish in City Park because it brings back memories of his childhood – fishing with his father and younger brother starting more than 35 years ago. Zissis’s father passed when he was only 16. The now … Continue reading →
Welcome to New Orleans City Park’s first blog! We hope you’ll enjoy the photos and stories and that you’ll visit the Park soon. City Park’s Singing Oak is one of the many unexpected delights visitors stumble upon when exploring the park. This … Continue reading →