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Why We Should Have Nature During Coronavirus

Why We Should Have Nature During Coronavirus

10 year old Urbana Parks Supporter Sofia Marquez shares why she thinks it is important to have nature during the COVID-19 pandemic. She shared her personal thoughts in a message to the Urbana Parks Foundation with permission to share on our blog. Read on to hear what this fourth grader has to share.

Dive Into Fun at the Big Splash

Dive Into Fun at the Big Splash

The Second Annual Big Splash is certain to be a splashtastic time for all ages. So grab your swimsuit and towel and join the Urbana Parks Foundation on February 22nd. But before you head to the pool, dive into all of the event details in this month’s blog post.

A Tribute to Tom Brown and Steve Rugg

A Tribute to Tom Brown and Steve Rugg

We thank Tom and Steve for their support of Urbana Parks through more than a decade of service on the board of the Urbana Parks Foundation. Their service has benefited not only our Foundation, but the Urbana Park District and more broadly the entire Champaign-Urban community.

The Parks of Your Life

The Parks of Your Life

Truly, the park district is the impetus behind building a community for so many people in so many ways. For me it’s brought pleasure and friendship. I’ll always be grateful to live in a place that embraces people while providing powerful stewardship of our natural resources. Hear more from Renee in this month’s Urbana Parks Foundation blog post.

Barn Bash 2019

Barn Bash 2019

The UPF Barn Bash was a success – raising over $3,000 in support of Urbana Parks.