One of Buffalo's most treasured cultural assets, this public urban forest is maintained, preserved and restored by the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), in a successful public-private partnership with the city of Buffalo.  We invite you to learn more about these historic open spaces, about their creator, Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of landscape architecture, and about the BOPC.  


Winter in Delaware Park Aerial Tour

One of your six beautiful Olmsted Parks by Dan Oshier
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Saturday, January 17, 2015: 'WINTER BLAST'
Official Grand Opening Celebration of the
MLK, Jr. Park Ice Rink

Friday, January 19, 2015:  Press Conference
Mayor Brown welcomes skaters to enjoy FREE
skating at MLK, Jr. Park Ice Rink, a designated
BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone.

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Calendar of Events:

Sunday - January 25, 2015
Another great day for skating at the MLK, Jr.
Park Ice Rink, come on out ... we'll be OPEN
from Noon - 5:30PM.

The MLK, Jr. Park Ice Rink is a designated
BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone,
click here to view festivities from 'Winter Blast'.

Ice Rink Hours:
Mon. - Fri. from 1:30PM - 5:30PM
Sat. & Sun. from Noon - 5:30PM
Please note that ice skating is weather dependent.
For daily ice rink updates, visit our website or call
838-1249 ext. 17.
Skating is FREE and open to the public. Hockey and
figures skates are available in a variety of sizes and
FREE of charge.

It's a New Year and all new events in 2015! Please mark your calendars and stay tuned for further details.

April 22, 2015:  Educational Lecture Series with Guest Speaker Douglas Blonsky, President & CEO of the Central Park Conservancy. Special Note: Earth Day and Frederick Law Olmsted's and birthday (April 26, 1822).

May 29, 2015:  "Spring It Forward" Luncheon. Kick off the park season with an Olmsted luncheon. Special thanks to our Co-Chairs: Janis Dunworth, Mass Mutual  & Christine Wiktor, M&T Insurance.

September 11, 2015:  "13th Annual Olmsted Gala" Wind down the summer of 2015 with a fun evening under the stars.

Mid/Late October:  Educational Lecture Series, date details to come.

We would like to note that we have put Flurrious! and Party for the Parks on hold this year. If you have any questions, feel free to call 838.1249. Thank you and we'll see you in the parks.


Stephanie Crockatt Named Interim Executive Director

The board named Stephanie Crockatt, the conservancy's current senior director of institutional advancement, interim executive director. Stephanie joined the conservancy this past June, following seven years as director of extrenal affairs for the University of Georgia College of Environmental Design starting in 2007. Prior to that, she was president and executive director of the LPGA Tournament Owners Association from 1999 - 2007. For five years, she served as tournament co-director for the LPGA Oldsmobile Classic. She holds a bachelor of landscape architecture with a focus on golf course design, and a master of parks and recreation both from Michigan State University.


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