April 2018
Help celebrate the River Parkway Trust's 30th Anniversary
This year marks the River Parkway Trust's 30th Anniversary of working to create and protect the 22-mile San Joaquin River Parkway.

In honor of our 30th Anniversary, we are offering a special membership rate of $30 for new River Parkway Trust members. If you've been considering joining us but haven't taken the leap, the time is now!

Become a member today and enjoy discounts on Parties for the Parkway, River Camp, River Center rentals and River Tours. Best of all you will be supporting the creation of the San Joaquin River Parkway.
Respite by the River Kicks Off Tomorrow Night
Please join us this Wednesday for the first Respite by the River of the 2018 season. Pack your picnic dinner, blanket or chairs, and enjoy a lovely spring evening at the River Center.

Our April Respite features local poet Marisol Baca, with live music by Low Noon. Click here for more information.

Evening Schedule:

  • 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Live music by Low Noon; bring your dinner and purchase a glass of wine or dessert from Macca's Wine Bar.

  • 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Reading by Marisol Bacca

  • 8:00 pm - Book sales and signing

You'll also have the opportunity to view the Rollin Pickford watercolor exhibit in the Ranch House between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
Family Friendly Parties for the Parkway
Are you looking for a fun opportunity to experience something new with your family? If so, please consider joining us for one of these upcoming family friendly Parties for the Parkway.

Click on the links above for more information about these fun family friendly parties.
Fresno For Parks Initiative Launched Last Week - Take Action!
A coalition of parents, community leaders, and advocates launched the Fresno for Parks initiative last Wednesday at Lafayette Park in Central Fresno. Nearly 300 people rallied to show their support for a parks and arts ballot measure this November.

Click here to visit our Facebook video of the Rally for Parks.

The first Fresno for Parks action party will be held this Wednesday, April 11 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Central Valley Community Foundation offices, located at 5260 N Palm Ave, Ste 122. Please consider joining the action party if you'd like to become more involved in this effort.

Visit for more information about the initiative and be sure to follow Fresno for Parks on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
River Camp Registration is Open Now
Registration for River Camp opened to the public on March 1. The first three weeks of camp are almost full, and we anticipate all weeks will be full by mid-May. Click here to register your child today. Remember, River Parkway Trust members receive a discount on camp registration fees. If you are a member and need the discount code please email or call 559-248-8480.

For more information about our River Camp programs click here. We've developed a River Camp FAQs webpage to answer some of the common questions parents have about the program. Click here to review our River Camp FAQs.

If you have a high school student interested in joining the Junior Leaders program please click here. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on April 27.

Click here to meet the 2018 River Camp Leadership Team.

We look forward to seeing you at River Camp this summer.