The Friends of Wasilla Parks and Recreation is a Non-Profit 501(C)(3) organization whose mission is to support and enhance Wasilla’s parks, bike paths, and multi use trails by youths involvement.

Friends of Wasilla Parks and Recreation

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Mission Statement:

The Friends of Wasilla Parks and Recreation is a Non-Profit 501(C)(3) organization whose mission is to support and enhance Wasilla’s parks, bike paths, and multi use trails by youth involvement.


We are a group of people who want to ensure our parks continue to allow our youth to use them.



 
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Wonderland Skate Park Renovation:

Why do we need this?

The mat-su borough youth has been growing very quickly. We have seen the rate of children using the skate park greatly grow over the last couple years. The skate park is now being used by people of all age categories and family situations. With the larger amount of people using the skate park, overlap has become a very common issue. With a larger area, we could support the larger amount of people using this park.

With the new addition, it would spark the excitement that our park one had. Many people used to come from surrounding areas to ride our park, but to the lack of updates or changes, now these communities have smaller skate parks that are taking from our draw factor. The update would also draw people who have quit riding our park due to the lack of changes over 20 years.

When do we want it to happen?

The Skatepark Update project is currently raising money. We are hoping to have secured the funds needed for the skatepark project by 2020.

Once funds for the skatepark have been met, we will begin by putting in the first phase of the project as soon as possible.

UPDATE #1:

October 2019:

We are currently going through some organization changes.

We are constantly looking for new members! Please sign up today and help us with the Skatepark update!

I’m working on trying to find a good spot that we can host our monthly meetings. If you know someone who would be willing to help provide a place monthly, please contact us!

I am looking for someone who can organize some events for the spring 2020. We have gained a lot of communications with other organizations over the summer of 2019 and have began working towards getting our organization into new programs.

 

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Join Us Today!

Membership is free!

We have meetings the last day of every month. *Unless further noted. Please check events for current info and agendas.

 

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Friends of Wasilla Parks and Recreation

100% of your donations goes to working with youth to develop, enhance, and expand our local parks, bicycle paths, and trails. Thank you for your support!