Woodruff Park Welcomes Spring and Launches April Program Schedule

March 27,2019

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Woodruff Park Welcomes Spring and Launches April Program Schedule

All are invited to enjoy Downtown’s lush greenspace and free amenities

 

ATLANTA (March 27, 2019)Woodruff Park comes alive this spring, resuming its calendar of free community events, in addition to year-round amenities and activations all can enjoy.

The park’s longest-running program, vinyasa yoga classes by the Water Wall, will return on April 6 and continue every Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m., weather permitting, through November.

Additionally, thanks to a partnership with the Fulton County Library System, the “Library on the Lawn” pop-up activation will return to the north end of the park on April 1 and operate Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Library on the Lawn tent is equipped with mobile hot spots, providing park users with free access to laptops and digital library resources.

Woodruff Park will also continue to host the popular “Atlanta from the Ashes” Downtown history tour, which begins at the park’s ATL structural playground at noon the first Thursday and third Saturday of each month.

On any day of the week, park users can take advantage of Woodruff’s free WiFi service—thanks to 100 Peachtree and Georgia’s Own Credit Union—as well as lunchtime café seating and umbrellas in the Reading Room and a kiosk of recreation supplies in the Game Zone.

The park will soon announce additional spring and summer programs.

Woodruff Park April Programs At-A-Glance Schedule:

Weekly

  • Library on the Lawn – Mondays-Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., North End
  • Vinyasa Yoga – Saturdays, 9:00-10:00 a.m., Water Wall (North End)

Monthly

  • Woodruff Park History Tours – first Thursday and third Saturday of the month, 12:00-1:00 p.m., ATL Playground

Daily Amenities

  • Free WiFi Service
  • Lunchtime Café Seating and Umbrellas – Reading Room
  • Board Games and Recreation Supplies – Game Zone

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

For more information about Woodruff Park, visit www.WoodruffPark.com.

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About Woodruff Park: Woodruff Park is a 6-acre park in the geographic center of Atlanta. Located at the crossroads of commerce, government, and education, it is a natural gathering space for a diverse cross-section of Atlantans and visitors. 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. www.woodruffpark.com | @WoodruffPark

About Central Atlanta Progress / Atlanta Downtown Improvement District: Central Atlanta Progress, Inc., is a Downtown business association with approximately 200 members. Its mission is to build 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. www.atlantadowntown.com | @DowntownAtlanta