Downtown Atlanta's Woodruff Park Announces Series of Free Fall Programs

September 8,2017

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Downtown Atlanta’s Woodruff Park

Announces Series of Free Fall Programs

Community programming scheduled September through November

ATLANTA (September 8, 2017) – Building on the success of its summer programming series, Downtown Atlanta’s Woodruff Park will continue to offer the community free programs this fall, enticing a variety of Downtown audiences to enjoy the park’s amenities.

“Our summer programs were embraced by the Downtown community,” said Ansley Whipple, Woodruff Park Project Manager, “and we are happy to continue to offer free classes and entertainment that everyone can enjoy—whether you work, live, go to school, or are visiting Downtown.”

Fall in Woodruff At-a-Glance Schedule*:

Woodruff Park is located at 91 Peachtree St NW

  • Tuesdays (through November), 12:00-12:30 p.m., Guided Meditation Classes by the Water Wall
  • Wednesdays (through November), 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Wednesdays in Woodruff live artist performances, Reading Room
  • Alternating Thursdays + Second Sundays (in perpetuity), 12:00-1:00 p.m., Guided Park History Tours, Main Lawn
  • Saturdays (through November), 9:00-10:00 a.m., Vinyasa Yoga on the Main Lawn

*Schedule is subject to change due to staffing, weather, and park closures.

The public is also encouraged to visit the park’s newest amenity: the Woodruff Park Game Cart. Located by the gazebo, the Game Cart is a brightly-colored activity kiosk filled with recreational supplies, from chess sets and board games to whiffle ball and Frisbees. Park staff, recreation interns, and local volunteers maintain the Game Cart’s inventory and assist park visitors with checking out supplies to be used in the gaming area on the gazebo or on the park’s main lawn.

The Game Cart is made possible by a Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community grant awarded to the park in 2016.

Woodruff Park Game Cart At-a-Glance Schedule*:

Woodruff Park is located at 91 Peachtree St NW

  • Tuesday 12:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Wednesday – Saturday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm

*Schedule is subject to change due to staffing, weather, and park closures.

To explore the Fall in Woodruff programming schedule and learn more about the Game Cart, visit www.WoodruffPark.com

Follow Woodruff Park online at Facebook.com/WoodruffPark and @WoodruffPark on Instagram.

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About Central Atlanta Progress / Atlanta Downtown Improvement District: Central Atlanta Progress, Inc., is a Downtown business association with approximately 240 members. Its mission is to champion a vibrant community with strong leadership and sustainable infrastructure that is safe, livable, diverse, economically viable, accessible, clean, hospitable and entertaining. The Atlanta Downtown Improvement District is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable corporation created by CAP to make Downtown safer, cleaner and more hospitable.

About Woodruff Park: Originally known as Central City Park in the 1970s, Woodruff Park was created through a generous donation from Robert W. Woodruff, former president of The Coca-Cola Company.  Through a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Atlanta, the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID) maintains stewardship of Woodruff Park. ADID is responsible for the park’s daily upkeep and programming, as well as securing and implementing funding for future development. The park offers visitors a variety of recreation stations and facilities scattered throughout its beautifully manicured six acres.