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Lewis River-Vancouver Lake Water Trail Paddling Guide

The Lewis River-Vancouver Lake Water Trail Paddling Guide, designed to make paddling trips along the 32 miles of waterways between Woodland and Vancouver Lake safer, more enjoyable, and less harmful to...

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Thank you for attending!

The Parks Annual Luncheon was simply inspiring. More than $70,000 was awarded to programs and projects across Clark County that our communities will enjoy. The 2013 Florence B. Wager awards were...

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What Happens When the “C” Drops from VCPRD

Clark County and the City of Vancouver have operated as a consolidated parks department under a joint agreement since 1997. Recently, the Board of Clark County Commissioners opted not to renew this...

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Community Grants Profile: Evergreen Summer Playground Program

This post is the first in a series highlighting the amazing work from our Community Grant recipients. Thanks to all the donors that made this great program a reality! The Evergreen Summer Playground...

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The City of Camas Celebrates New Merry-go-round at Crown Park

With assistance from a Parks Foundation community grant, the children who visit Crown Park now have wonderful new merry-go-round to play on! The City of Camas applied for a community grant from the...

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Community Grant Spotlight: Everybody Plays!

We celebrate another year boosting self-esteem, healthy lifestyle habits and a positive outlook. That’s what the Everybody Plays Scholarship program, which has been providing children access to healthy...

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Swing More 24 a Great Success!

Just two weeks ago, our community shared in the collective generosity of Give More 24, Southwest Washington’s day of online giving. At the Parks Foundation, we participated by holding the first-ever...

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So Many Mayors!

We just had too much good stuff to write about for Swing More 24, so we had to add another post! The broad participation from so many of our jurisdictions was impressive, to say the least. Our smaller...

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#GivingTuesday Launches our End-of-Year Campaign!

Our community is incredible. Our people are generous and engaged, and we have beautiful parks to visit where we can play, run, visit, and think. These shared community resources are some of our...

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Nominations Open for 2016 Florence B. Wager Awards

Florence B. Wager Awards In recognition of the impact and influence her leadership has had in our community, the Parks Foundation of Clark County proudly presents the Florence B. Wager Award. The award...

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Park Heroes to be Honored

The Parks Foundation of Clark County is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Florence B. Wager Awards. Each year, the Parks Foundation honors leaders, volunteers, and parks and recreation...

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Parks Foundation will distribute $125,000+ at Annual Luncheon

On Tuesday, May 10, the Parks Foundation of Clark County will distribute more than $125,000 in grants to fund parks, trails, and recreation programs throughout Clark County. The Parks Foundation Annual...

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Yacolt Enjoys Skate Park through Community Grant

Community grants from the Parks Foundation not only help fund amazing projects that support our vibrant parks, trails and recreation in Clark County, but they can mean much more to a community. When...

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Parks Foundation Distributed Community Grants to a Packed House!

On May 10, community leaders, parks and recreation professionals, advocates and supporters of the Parks Foundation packed the Vancouver Hilton for our Annual Luncheon. We distributed more than $125,000...

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Get Your Concerts for a Cause Tickets Now!

The Parks Foundation is one of four beneficiaries for this year’s Concerts for a Cause at Camas Meadows, and we can’t wait to see you there! Unlike prior years, this year is ticketed instead of...

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Battle Ground Summer Playground Program Another Hit in 2016!

Battle Ground Parks and Recreation had another successful summer with their Summer Playground Program. Every Tuesday through Thursday for nine weeks, children enjoyed making arts and crafts between 2pm...

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Nothing Par about Par for Parks Annual Golf Tournament

On August 15, community members came together at Camas Meadows Golf Club for a round of golf to support the Parks Foundation. Title Sponsor Waste Connections led the pack with multiple teams, and...

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Swing More 24 Times Are Out!

    As part of Give More 24, Southwest Washington’s annual day of online philanthropy (www.Give-More-24.org), the Parks Foundation is bringing back Swing More 24, a fun, interactive way to raise funds...

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Swing More 24 Another Success

On September 22, the community came out to support the Parks Foundation by showing off their keen skills on swing sets around Clark County for Swing More 24, part of Give More 24, Southwest...

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Bike Skills Course Grand Opening October 8!

The Washougal Bike Park Skills Course is holding its grand opening with a Kids Ride Party on Saturday, October 8 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm at Hamllik Park. The skills course, funded mostly through...

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