Park in the press

Plans for the RAI

We are just as surprised as you are, about this article in the Parool: apartments on the RAI grounds and expansion of the park? It would be justice indeed: our Vereniging was founded 40 years ago to protect the park against extension of the RAI. We will keep an eye on...

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Interview AT5 about Japanese Knotweed brigade

The unique Japanese Knotweed brigade of volunteers in the Beatrixpark featured in a programma on the Amsterdam Television Network AT5.  "Isn't this a lost battle?" "Noooo! We simply have to persevere." Of course we hope the municipality will start doing more in the...

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Research experience greeness

One of our members sent us an interesting article published in Elsevier Science. It deals with the relation between the amount of greenery in somebody's surroundings and his/her psychological well-being. The east side of the Beatrixpark is given as an example....

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20 april: Water in the childrens pool

For the first time this year the pool at the playground will be filled with water. We regret to inform you that there is still no progress in the renovation of the play-ground itself: the Stadsdeel has problems with the finance and organisation of new...

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Help clean up the park

Last Saturday, March 23, the municipality handed out some clean-up sets (a pair of tongs and a handy device to clip on the trash bag) to us and some concerned visitors of the park. It was National Clean Your Environment Day! If you would like to have a clean-up set...

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Incident near paddling pool

On september 11th a wounded man has been found near the childrens swimming pool. We do not have further information about what happened. The local sender AT5: https://www.at5.nl/artikelen/186232/deel-beatrixpark-afgezet-vanwege-gewonde-man

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