Cochran Park Fundraising Kicks Off!

Cochran Park Fundraising Kicks Off!

Ramsey Hill Association is raising funds to restore the historic fountain. The Ramsey Hill Association launched its fundraising campaign to restore Cochran Park’s historic fountain with a sold-out evening of “Cocktails for Cochran” at The Commodore on Oct 22. Funds...
China Friendship Garden Launches Phase 2

China Friendship Garden Launches Phase 2

This Phase includes the Hmong Plaza, Pavilion Landscape, Donor Wall and Moon Gate. The Minnesota China Friendship Garden Society, working with the Saint Paul Parks & Recreation Department and two Changsha architects, formally launched phase two of the garden with...
Swede Hollow Interpretive Sign Unveiling

Swede Hollow Interpretive Sign Unveiling

Join us to celebrate the addition of new interpretive signs celebrating the communities who called Swede Hollow home. Approximately 264,000 people travel through Swede Hollow Park on the Bruce Vento Trail. New interpretive signs will give trail users a reason to get...
Volunteer Spotlight: The Halling Family

Volunteer Spotlight: The Halling Family

“It’s wonderful to do something meaningful together that teaches our sons the importance of giving back…” Tell us about your volunteer work in the park. Our family (Parents Katie and Andrew, sons Max and Dylan) have been stewards for the small overlook park at...
Board Member Spotlight: Deb Schaber

Board Member Spotlight: Deb Schaber

From Ice Palaces to wool gathering, Deb knows how to create events in parks!  Deb Schaber joined the board in 2021 as an “at large” director. Her very successful tenure with the Saint Paul Heritage and Festival Foundation was just one highlight of a career spent...
New Hamline Park Play Area Completed

New Hamline Park Play Area Completed

Community feedback led to including accessible equipment. A new playground with accessible equipment opened in Hamline Park this month. The play area includes four new swings (one of which is wheelchair accessible), five slides, climbers to access the play equipment...