More than 100 acres in Kennett Square, PA, featuring ponds, pavilions, trails, tennis, community garden, playgrounds, disc golf and woodlands to enjoy.
The park is open every day from sunrise to sunset. Please refer to our website for more information on activities in the Park and the opportunity to reserve the facilities: http://www.ansonbnixonpark.org/reservations.html.
Operating as usual
Spring has sprung in the park! The grass is growing, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and the temperatures are rising! Pavilion reservations are available, the Trout Rodeo is returning to the park on Saturday, April 30th, pickle ball nets have been delivered, the trails are being prepped for the Kennett Run, and plans are underway for an amazing summer concert series. What are you waiting for? We’ll see you in the park soon!
Brandywine Red Clay Alliance
Red Clay Valley Clean Up
Tomorrow - register in person beginning at 12:30pm - proceeds from this event will support Kennett Area Community Services (KACS) and the Kennett Area Park Authority’s operations in Anson B. Nixon Park.
Our Saint Patrick’s Day 5K Race is March 19th. There will be 12 pots of gold hidden throughout the course. You can sign up under the events page on our website! ☘️ #theyrealwaysaftermeluckycharms #jossypics
The Kennett Area Park Authority is seeking a full-time Park Groundskeeper for work in Anson B. Nixon Park. The Park Groundskeeper would be responsible to perform duties that include, but are not limited to, grass-mowing, trimming, trail maintenance, pavilion upkeep, playground upkeep, trash removal, mulching, cleaning the restrooms, assistance with parking and other concert related needs, pavilion set-up for private events, and other assorted tasks and special projects as required by the volunteer board of the Kennett Area Park Authority and Park Maintenance Supervisor. The qualified applicant will demonstrate an understanding of the safe operation of mowing equipment and power tools, and communicate effectively with park visitors. Bilingual skills are preferred but not required. A low-stress working environment in beautiful Anson B. Nixon Park is one of the best perks of this job, along with a flexible schedule and competitive hourly rate. Interested candidates, please email [Email hidden] for more information.
Nice, cool morning at Anson B Nixon Park with this family of deer! 🦌🦌🦌🦌
Fresca mañana en el parque de Anson B Nixon con esta familia de venados!
Join us on March 26th for the Red Clay Valley Cleanup.
Brandywine Red Clay Alliance
Acompáñenos el 26 de Marzo para la limpieza de Red Clay Valley.
Photos from Kennett Library's post
KAPA board members hard at work in Anson B. Nixon Park
#McGreevyRidesAgain #LovelyDay #GetOutside #BestPark #Ventrac #PowerRake #SafeTrails #Volunteer
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The park is open, but the gate to the main entrance is closed. Please park at 413 N. Walnut Road by the athletic fields until the the plows can clear the entranceway.
Enjoy your visit to the park!
Anson B Nixon Park located in Kennett Square is looking to hire an individual to assist in park maintenance. Tasks include grass-mowing, weedeating, trash removal, mulching, pavilion set-up, cleaning and other assorted tasks directed by the volunteers at the Kennett Area Park Authority and Park Maintenance Supervisor. Applicant would need to be able to operate power equipment safely as well as communicate effectively with park visitors. Bilingual preferred but not required. Hours would be flexible and between 30-40hrs per week. Starting compensation from $14-$16/HR. [Email hidden]
In Anson B. Nixon Park, you can go for a jog, take a leisurely walk, enjoy bird watching, or fish in the ponds. Play a round of disc golf, tennis, pickle ball, basketball, or volleyball. Let the dogs run in one of two dog parks, and let the kids run on one of three playgrounds. Enjoy a free concert on the lawn, rent a pavilion for special events or a weekend barbecue – and so much more! Your generous contribution will allow us to continue the important work of restoring open green space and maintaining amenities and facilities in the park – for the benefit of all.
With deep gratitude ~ The Kennett Area Park Authority and Friends of Anson B. Nixon Park
This month, Photography Club will be venturing outside for a Winter Photo Walk! We'll meet in the YA section of the library at 4 and take a stroll to Anson B Nixon Park !
If your teen is interested, please register here: https://forms.gle/i5F78mouThVBv8bP6
Come join us the last Wednesday of each month in the YA section of the library at 4pm! No fancy camera required. Be sure to dress warmly!!!
#kennettlibrary #photographyclub #teenphotography #winterphotowalk #photowalk
With open green space, sports, and entertainment - for the benefit of all - your support means more than you know. Now and for generations to come. #ansonbnixonpark #kennettsquare #kennettareaparkauthority #donate #getoutside #dogpark
Race shirts and race prizes are in! Tomorrow is the big day! We hope you’re as excited as we are! Weeeeeeee #5K
This month, Photography Club will be venturing outside for a Fall Photo Walk! We'll meet in the YA section of the library at 4 and take a stroll to Anson B Nixon Park !
Come join us the last Wednesday of each month in the YA section of the library at 4pm! No fancy camera required.
#kennettlibrary #photographyclub #teenphotography
Perfect day for a walk in Anson B. Nixon Park! #AWalkInTheWoods
The Kennett Area Park Authority and Anson B Nixon Park would like to thank Claire Murray for all she’s done over the past 8 years. It’s been such a pleasure working together in this wonderful community. We wish her well with whatever comes next. 💚
Celebrating Claire Murray: A Heart for Collaboration, A Heart for Kennett | HISTORIC KENNETT SQUARE, PENNSYLVANIA Celebrating Claire Murray: A Heart for Collaboration, A Heart for Kennett Oct 1, 2021 Historic Kennett Square Community Engagement Manager Claire Murray has resigned, leaving a tremendous legacy of community collaboration and engagement. Claire is pictured here with Meredith Langer at Kennett Brewfe...
The athletic fields are leveled and seeded!
Thank you to volunteers from Wyncote Golf Club and Kennett Country Club for lending a hand to make it happen along with KAPA’s own Mark McGreevy!
#LevelThePlayingFields ⚽️ 🥅 🥍
Today from 3-6pm!
What's Fresh This Week 9/24 For our final Pollination Celebration in collaboration with Kennett Library, enjoy exploring full variety of vendors, some special guest vendors, and local community organizations.
6pm Free Concert in the park!
The weather looks good for a concert at 6pm with Casa Guanajuato - snacks and desserts are available for purchase from La Bamba!
Great weather and great music in the park 🎶
Warming up for a great concert in the park! Enjoy the show!
Work is underway on the athletic playing fields today! Thanks to the Borough of Kennett Square and the E. Kneale Dockstader foundation, the fields will be revitalized and ready for game play next spring!
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Tonight at 6:30! It’s on! 🎶
Free Concert in the Park with a new, earlier start time! 🎤🎶
Important: Concert 🎵 start time announcement:
Wednesday 9/8: Single Bullet Theory: 6:30pm start
Wednesday 9/15: Too Tall Slim and the Guilty Pleasures: 6pm start.
Both events will feature Natalies Fine Foods, food truck along with our weekly LaMichohana ice-cream.
This evening’s free concert with The Late Ambitions has been cancelled because of the weather. We will see you in the park next week!
Leon Spencer and SydeTwo
Fun at the park!
2022 Winterfest - Saturday, February 26th
The Chester County Balloon Festival is an amazing event that happens every year! https://ccballoonfest.com/
Fairgrounds behind Landhope Farm, 101 E. Street Road Kennett Square, PA 19348.
The Laminitis Conference was Nov. 1-3, 2013, in West Palm Beach. www.LaminitisConference.com
The Kennett Holiday Village Market is a curated open air artisan market filled with unique holiday gift options from local and regional vendors.
Annual Haunted House held at the Brick Garage in Kennett Square, PA.
Rachel Kupferschmid is a PA-based photographer specializing in families, engagements & weddings.
Lights, lights and more lights throughout the parade in Kennett Square to herald in the holiday season with tree lighting and the arrival of Mr&Mrs Claus!
Annual Memorial Day Parade held in the Borough of Kennett Square, PA
The Willowdale Steeplechase features a spectacular steeplechase course in a community known to produce first-class jockeys, trainers and owners.
To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities.