New Benches!

June 22, 2020
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Thanks to the RAI and to Griekspoor: The Beatrixpark in Amsterdam Zuid has gained two unique benches. Two four metre long tree benches are donated to the park by RAI Amsterdam. They are made from the plane trees, which were removed from the Wielingenstraat near the new Hal 5. With the help of the sawmill.. read more →

All the trees…

May 15, 2020
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Maybe you cannot read our paper Newsletter in Dutch.. But you can use the map we made, which was included with the last newsletter. We made a map of ‘Trees of Beatrixpark Map’, featuring all 274 trees with a sign on them. The names are also in Latin. Download small version  boom 8 paginas 2020.. read more →

Dangerous bridge closed

April 24, 2020
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The main bridge from the Prinses Irenestraat to the park was already in bad condition. But this week one of the park-attendants stepped right through. So now the bridge is completely closed off. They hope to repair the bridge this year, but…? To find out more about the woman that gave the bridge its name: .. read more →

A lot of litter in the park…..

April 14, 2020
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Update 15 april: After we complained about all the litter and rubbish (see below) today the guys from the Gemeentedienst came along and cleaned a lot. Thanks to them!; we hope they will come more often.     14 april: No doubt you have seen it walking through the park these last few days: rubbish.. read more →

Chestnut trees chopped down

January 12, 2020
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Regrettable, but necessary: the chestnut trees around the big pond have diseases and fungi. So they had to be chopped down. We do not know at this instant, if, when and how they will be replaced. read more →

Plants in the Artsenijhof: new overview

October 2, 2019
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To find which plants are located where in the Herbgarden (Artsenijhof) see the overview in Dutch and English. PlantenPerVakOverzicht_2019-09-30 PlantsPerSectionOverview_2019-09-30 read more →

progress in renewal playground

August 26, 2019
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The final design for the new playground has been approved; it is expected to be installed in the coming weeks. Kompan speeltuin Beatrixpark   read more →

12 juli 2019 Building a teepee near the playground

July 3, 2019
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FRIDAY JULY 12 we will make the willow tunnel / teepee at the lawn next to the playground in the Beatrixpark. We called in the help of Anne Mariken (Friends of the Beatrix Park) and Sjarifah Meijerman. The ladies arrange the wicker and know how about how we are going to build this.   We.. read more →

Great news: the playground near the paddling pool will be renovated after all

June 1, 2019
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Many Friends have asked us why there is so little playground equipment near the paddling pool. Unfortunately for two years we could only reply that old and unsafe play equipment had been taken away and that the City District was planning to renovate everything. Some parents had been invited to discuss the design. But that.. read more →

Docu about Future Past Glory

May 12, 2019
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On May 7th, during the yearly General Meeting of the members of the Vrienden van het Beatrixpark a documentary about The Making of the new artwork in the park has been shown for the first time. Click this link to view it on the site of the artists: the making of Future Past Glory (eng).. read more →