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All rights reserved. http://www.cityofboise.org/web_resources/cob_resources/images/small_logo.gif Boise Parks & Recreation News http://www.cityofboise.org webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise WebMaster) City of Boise Umbraco RSS Generator Fri, 16 Apr 2010 16:53:36 -0600 60 Press Release Boise Parks & Recreation News Webmaster@cityofboise.org Latest News from Boise Parks & Recreation webmaster webmaster@cityofboise.org no Esther Simplot Park ponds closed due to algal bloom discovery http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/esther-simplot-park-ponds-closed-due-to-algal-bloom-discovery/ The City of Boise today closed ponds No. 1 and No. 2 at Esther Simplot Park due to the discovery of cyanobacteria or blue-green algae.  9/25/2018 4:52:01 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/esther-simplot-park-ponds-closed-due-to-algal-bloom-discovery/ Current Greenbelt Closures and Construction http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/current-greenbelt-closures-and-construction/ Before you plan your ride or walk with your family, it’s important to know there is one construction project along the way. 9/25/2018 5:20:03 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/current-greenbelt-closures-and-construction/ Parking in City of Boise parks during Boise State home games http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/parking-in-city-of-boise-parks-during-boise-state-home-games/ The Boise Police Department and Boise Parks and Recreation Department want to remind football fans that all vehicles must be parked legally within Julia Davis Park, Ann Morrison Park, Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park and Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park. 9/5/2018 2:57:22 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/parking-in-city-of-boise-parks-during-boise-state-home-games/ Zoo Boise announces birth of red panda cub http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/zoo-boise-announces-birth-of-red-panda-cub/ Zoo Boise, a division of Boise Parks and Recreation, is happy to announce the birth of a red panda cub this summer.  9/4/2018 4:03:33 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/09/zoo-boise-announces-birth-of-red-panda-cub/ Esther Simplot Park Pond No. 1 Reopened http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/08/esther-simplot-park-pond-no-1-reopened/ The City of Boise has reopened Pond No. 1 at Esther Simplot Park following the discovery of cyanobacteria or blue-green algae. Test results showed the algae was not toxic-producing and therefore not harmful to humans or animals. 8/2/2018 1:30:49 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/08/esther-simplot-park-pond-no-1-reopened/ City of Boise stresses the importance of life jacket use at local ponds http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/07/city-of-boise-stresses-the-importance-of-life-jacket-use-at-local-ponds/ Summer is in full swing and many people are floating the Boise River and flocking to local ponds to cool off.  7/30/2018 3:16:00 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/07/city-of-boise-stresses-the-importance-of-life-jacket-use-at-local-ponds/ City of Boise and St. Luke's continue partnership to make life jackets more accessible http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/06/city-of-boise-and-st-lukes-continue-partnership-to-make-life-jackets-more-accessible/ With temperatures heating up and pools open for the summer, a successful community partnership is back in action to connect Idaho families to important water safety resources. 6/19/2018 9:08:55 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/06/city-of-boise-and-st-lukes-continue-partnership-to-make-life-jackets-more-accessible/ City of Boise and ESPN agree to Road to X Games event in 2019 http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/06/city-of-boise-and-espn-agree-to-road-to-x-games-event-in-2019/ During this morning’s opening ceremonies, ESPN and the City of Boise announced that an agreement has been reached for Rhodes Skate Park to host the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier through 2019. 6/18/2018 7:34:01 AM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/06/city-of-boise-and-espn-agree-to-road-to-x-games-event-in-2019/ Zoo Boise breaks ground on new Gorongosa exhibit http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/04/zoo-boise-breaks-ground-on-new-gorongosa-exhibit/ City of Boise and Friends of Zoo Boise leaders broke ground on the new Gorongosa National Park Exhibit today. 4/9/2018 8:55:11 AM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/04/zoo-boise-breaks-ground-on-new-gorongosa-exhibit/ J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation to bring world-class bike skills park to Boise http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/03/ja-and-kathryn-albertson-family-foundation-to-bring-world-class-bike-skills-park-to-boise/ The City of Boise will partner with the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation to build a state-of-the-art bike skills park.  4/5/2018 5:07:12 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/03/ja-and-kathryn-albertson-family-foundation-to-bring-world-class-bike-skills-park-to-boise/ Boise City Council Approves Projects to Receive Open Space and Clean Water Levy Funding http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/02/boise-city-council-approves-projects-to-receive-open-space-and-clean-water-levy-funding/ The Boise City Council has approved funding for two projects that meet the City of Boise’s conservation goals. 2/27/2018 3:18:20 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2018/02/boise-city-council-approves-projects-to-receive-open-space-and-clean-water-levy-funding/ Boise City Council approves electronic bicycle (e-bike) changes to city ordinance http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/boise-city-council-approves-electronic-bicycle-(e-bike)-changes-to-city-ordinance/ The Boise City Council has approved changes to the city’s bicycle ordinance to address electric bicycles (e-bikes).  2/21/2018 12:14:01 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/boise-city-council-approves-electronic-bicycle-(e-bike)-changes-to-city-ordinance/ Boise Parks and Recreation offers great activities this winter and spring http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/boise-parks-and-recreation-offers-great-activities-this-winter-and-spring/ Our Winter/Spring Activity Guide is filled with hundreds of classes for children, teens and adults! 12/11/2017 4:10:04 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/boise-parks-and-recreation-offers-great-activities-this-winter-and-spring/ Boise Elementary School Community Centers open on snow days http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/boise-elementary-school-community-centers-open-on-snow-days/ Boise Parks and Recreation school-based community centers are open snow days to serve children in 1st through 12th grade.  12/7/2017 2:37:11 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/boise-elementary-school-community-centers-open-on-snow-days/ Pioneer Day Shelter reopens http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/pioneer-day-shelter-reopens/ Boise Parks and Recreation has reopened a seasonal day shelter for families experiencing homelessness. 12/4/2017 3:02:09 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/12/pioneer-day-shelter-reopens/ Boise City Council Approves Purchase of 840 Acres Near Stack Rock http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/11/boise-city-council-approves-purchase-of-840-acres-near-stack-rock/ The Boise City Council has approved the purchase of 840 acres of land adjacent to the City of Boise’s popular Stack Rock Reserve. 11/28/2017 12:40:43 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/11/boise-city-council-approves-purchase-of-840-acres-near-stack-rock/ Hundreds take part in planting event to restore Table Rock http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/11/hundreds-take-part-in-planting-event-to-restore-table-rock/ On June 29, 2016, flames ripped across one of Boise’s most recognizable landmarks.  11/14/2017 4:54:54 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/11/hundreds-take-part-in-planting-event-to-restore-table-rock/ Donations needed for kids' shopping trip http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/10/donations-needed-for-kids-shopping-trip/ The holidays are right around the corner and your help could brighten a child’s day!  11/13/2017 11:11:17 AM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/10/donations-needed-for-kids-shopping-trip/ Marianne Williams Park bridge project to start Nov 6 http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/10/marianne-williams-park-bridge-project-to-start-nov-6/ Construction started on November 6 on a bridge that will connect Warm Springs Avenue to Marianne Williams Park on the south side of Harris Ranch. 2/27/2018 4:21:27 PM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/10/marianne-williams-park-bridge-project-to-start-nov-6/ City of Boise launches citizen fuel reduction policy and permit http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/10/city-of-boise-launches-citizen-fuel-reduction-policy-and-permit/ 10/24/2017 9:43:54 AM webmaster@cityofboise.org (Boise Webmaster) Press Release http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/10/city-of-boise-launches-citizen-fuel-reduction-policy-and-permit/