Naming Opportunities

We are proud to offer the community the opportunity to honor important people, dates, organizations, or events on Boise Parks & Recreation property. The department has a wide range of site amenities or facilities for you to choose from. All naming opportunities will be established and maintained in accordance with the Boise Parks & Recreation Memorial Policy.

Opportunities that are available include:

If there is a particular park or memorial of interest, please contact bpr@cityofboise.org or 208-608-7600.

Adopt a Tree

Memorial TreeThe Boise Parks & Recreation Department's Adopt-A-Tree Program is a popular way to remember important people, dates and events in your life.

Existing trees (established for at least 2 years) may be adopted at designated city park sites by individuals, groups or organizations.  A 6" x 12" granite plaque, encased in concrete, will accompany the adoption. Plaque text must adhere to the department's Memorial Policy.

All tree adoptions are for a 20-year renewable term, and will receive maintenance consistent with department standards throughout the term of the adoption. Damaged or vandalized adoptions will be repaired or replaced by Boise Parks & Recreation through the term of the adoption.

 

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Memorial Benches

Memorial BenchOne of our most popular naming opportunities are our benches. Available bench types are based on location, and will be accompanied by a plaque that is appropriate to the type of bench being adopted. Plaque text must adhere to the department's Memorial Policy.

All bench adoptions are for a 20-year renewable term, and will receive maintenance consistent with department standards throughout the term of the adoption. Damaged or vandalized adoptions will be repaired or replaced by Boise Parks & Recreation through the term of the adoption.

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Idaho Fallen Firefighter Memorial

GBFallFireMemorial.jpgLocated at Riverside Park, the Idaho Fallen Firefighter Memorial honors Idaho's firefighters who have died in thh line of duty. To support the project, you can purchase a brick, bench, tree, or flagpole at the Idaho Fallen Firefighter Memorial, that borders the beautiful Boise River Greenbelt in Shoreline Park. For more information on the various naming opportunities that are available, please visit the Idaho Fallen Firefighter Foundation's web site.


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Julia Davis Park Rose Garden

Julia Davis Rose GardenAlthough naming opportunities are dwindling at the Julia Davis Park Rose Garden, there are still some options for people to memorialize a person or event that is special to them.

For more information on these opportunities you may contact Darlene Hoffland of the Rose Society, at 208-375-3623.

 

 

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Veterans Memorial Park Patriot Walk

vetpatriotwalk.jpgBoise Parks & Recreation and the Capitol City VFW, are proud to offer Idaho veterans, their families and friends, the opportunity to adopt a lasting memorial in their honor at Veterans Memorial Park.

If you know someone who served in the United States Military and was/is a resident of the State of Idaho, you can purchase a brick paver that will be included into the Patriot's Walk. 

4"x 8" brick - $100.00 (2 lines of script, 15 characters/line)
8"x 8" brick - $200.00 (4 lines of script, 15 characters/line)
12" x 12" bricks are available for businesses and corporations.

To acquire a brick, please complete and submit their brick application.

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Vietnam War Memorial

Vets.VietnamMemorialThe department is currently working with Treasure Valley Chapter #1025 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, to install a monument honoring 217 Idaho veterans that were lost in the Vietnam War. The monument will located in Veterans Memorial Park and be modeled after the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C. Timeline for intallation is Memorial Day, 2016.

The project is being partially funded through a brick campaign, coordinated by Chapter #1025. If you're interested in purchasing a brick, please fill out their Memorial Brick Application and submit it to P.O. Box 37, Meridian, ID 83642.

If you have questions, please call (208) 391-0868 or vvachapter1025@gmail.com.

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