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9th Street BMX: It's My Park Day (IMPD) 11/3/18

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Fall IMPD was a great success. We spread 2 dump trucks/36 yards of mulch to help the trees. Planted over 35 native plants to beautify the park and attract pollinators. We had a good rain after planting the plants so hopefully they will grow healthy and propagate.

Big thanks to all of the volunteers who helped and to Kathleen, Barry and John at Austin Parks Foundation for making this happen! Thanks to Turner Collie at Violet Crown Landscapes and Leaf Landscape Supply for their support.



9th Street BMX: Halloween Jam 2018

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Good turn out for the 18th Annual 9th Street BMX Halloween Jam. The trails were soft and slow due to all the recent rain. People pulled together as always to get the jumps running and have a fun day. We had over 100 hot dogs and TRAIL RELISH! We raised over $500 which directly go the trails for tools, community outreach, etc.



Pump Track Kids Race Results:
7 and under #1 Carew A. #2 Gavin G, #3 Leo L 8 and up #1 Nathan R, #2 Justin P, #3 Nik B

Link to Ashu's kids race photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1968150916604376&type=1&l=ee61e9b939

Thanks to Tom and Tina of EmpireBMX.com for the help, support, prizes and gift bags!




Karu has improved so much in 1 year. He is fast and focused. Great guy, we need more locals like him and his family.

Gael "G-dog" eyes on the prize.

Ogden outruns an assist from Daddy Matt. Fearless kids wreck hard but learn fast.

Bunnyhop: contest winner

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MC Mike running the show and checking the specs.

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9th Street BMX: Mulch Day 8/28/2018

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We had a very successful volunteer day mulching trees at Duncan Park / 9th Street BMX thanks to the Austin Parks Foundation (APF). We moved 36 cubic yards of double grind Texas mulch to the benefit of several Live Oaks and Pecan trees.

Barry Rivera, with APF, coordinated with the UT School of Engineering to register 30 student volunteers to help. Thanks to the APF, Barry and all the UT students who helped us out.

After focusing on the trees, we mulched the area inside the Pump Track (kids area).
This area will be our designated landscaping area in our proposed APF park improvement grant.
The trails/park looks great!
Thanks again for everyone's help.
We look forward to It's My Park Day (IMPD) Fall 2018.


We had 2 trucks loads delivered, thanks Whittlesly Landscape Supply.

Thanks UT engineering students!