Parks Foundation

MissionThe Mission of the Temple Parks Foundation is to increase awareness, quality, and usability of parks and green space by expanding the resources made available to our city parks to enhance community health and cohesiveness. Working to make Temple the most livable, beautifully connected community in Texas.

HistoryThe Temple Parks Foundation was established as a 501(c)(3) in 2001 as a non-governmental, non profit organization to provide support to parks and recreation facilities and programs.

The Foundation is operated by a volunteer Board of Directors. Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday at 7 a.m.

Our Goals

  • Encourage new park development and improvements to existing parks.
  • Encourage community involvement in the parks by collaborating with organizations and individuals.
  • Encourage stewardship of the park system through volunteerism in maintenance and upkeep.
  • Encourage development of natural areas.
  • Conduct fundraising events to support foundation projects and programs.

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