Pease Park Conservancy is dedicated to the rehabilitation, beautification, and preservation of Austin's central city park for the enjoyment of Austin and future generations.

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Kingsbury Commons

PPC is thrilled to announce our $9.7 million grant from The Moody Foundation!

November 1, 2017

The Moody Foundation's $9.7 million gift will fund the design and construction of the first phase of the Pease Park Master Plan, and will serve as the lead gift for the Conservancy’s planned Capital Campaign to be launched early 2018. Learn more here!

Heath Riddles

Meet Our New CEO Heath Riddles

April 17, 2018

Heath has more than 15 years of senior leadership experience in Austin’s nonprofit sector. He has helped raise millions of dollars over the course of his career at organizations like Equality Texas, Texas Advocacy Project, the Long Center for Performing Arts, and The Hispanic Alliance. Heath is passionate about Austin’s green space and believes Pease Park represents all that makes Austin great. Read More!

24th Street Bikeway

24th Street Bikeway Opens to the Public

May 4, 2017

The long anticipated bikeway under the 24th Street bridge is now open! This short underpass allows trail users to avoid the dangerous 24th & Lamar intersection, while also enjoying Shoal Creek and a bit of nature ...more

We're Hiring!

PPC is searching for a new Director of Projects and Programming!

April 24, 2018

PPC seeks a confident, dynamic, and committed Director of Projects and Programming with a passion for both the mission of Pease Park Conservancy and the protection and preservation of Austin's green spaces. The Director will lead the conservancy through the implementation of the Pease Park Master Plan, activate the park through new programming, and oversee the operations and maintenance of the park. Full Job Description Here!

Pease Park a State Antiquities Landmark

Pease District Park Designated as State Antiquities Landmark!

December 11, 2017

Pease District Park was officially designated as a State Antiquities Landmark by the Texas Historical Commission (THC) at the THC's quarterly meeting on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. The designation recognizes the park's historical and cultural significance. "Pease Park is Austin oldest park. Its development by the Kiwanis Club in 1926 proved to be the genesis of the City of Austin's parks system." Learn more here!

Yippee Ki Yay

Stickwork at Pease Park

September 2, 2017

In January 2018, internationally-acclaimed environmental artist, Patrick Dougherty, created one of his majestic Stickwork sculptures in Pease Park, entitled Yippee Ki Yay ...more

Upcoming Events

Eeyore's Birthday Party

April 28, 2018

Glitter, costumes, and a depressed donkey - what's not to love?! Eeyore's Birthday Party, a uniquiely Austin celebration, is April 28th; come join all the festivities and find out what it means to be a true Austinite! Learn More!

National Trails Day

June 2, 2018

Join us as we enhance and beautify the Shoal Creek Hike & Bike Trail for National Trails Day! More details to be announced closer to date. Register Here!

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