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It's My Park

Volunteers painting a park bench

Join thousands of New Yorkers who come together each year to volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces through It's My Park. The It’s My Park projects below are open to the public and walk-ons are welcome. If you would like to volunteer with a large group (10+ people), please submit a request to Partnerships for Parks.

It's My Park is presented by Partnerships for Parks, a joint program of NYC Parks and the City Parks Foundation.

 

It's My Park Events

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May 30

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at Harmony Park

at Entrance at Hattie Jones Court (in Harmony Park) , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please come out and join Harmony Park Homeownwers Association as they clean and spruce up the park.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at Duarte Square

at Juan Pablo Duarte Square , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help the Washington Heights Gardening Crew garden in and around the square.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park Day at Prospect Park

at 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On It’s My Park Day, volunteers will gear up with brooms, shovels, rakes, paint brushes, and trash grabbers to tackle a major cleanup effort in Prospect Park.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Playground

at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Newtown Civic Association to help clean, paint benches and fencing, and rake leaves.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at South Oxford Park

at South Oxford Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will mulch, clean, paint, and weed. There will also be a book giveaway in the park.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at Msgr. McGolrick Park

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help pick up litter in McGolrick Park and throughout southeastern Greenpoint.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at De Witt Clinton Park

at Entrance on W 52nd Street (in De Witt Clinton Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help support a garden project and clear up passive sitting areas.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park West 88th Street Trees

at West 88th Street Tree Project , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate It's My Park and support the West 88th Street Tree Project.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the volunteers from Millennium Development as they clean, rake, weed, and paint park benches in the park.
Free!

May 30

It's My Park at Bowne Playground

at Bowne Playground , Queens

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer registration for this site is full.
Free!

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31

It's My Park at American Playground

at American Playground , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer for a day of planting and cleaning to show your love for American Playground
Free!

May 31

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Free!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jun 4

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at McLaughlin Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer registration for this site is full.
Free!

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Westerleigh Park to help clean, rake, and weed the entrance gardens.
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Kissena Park

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer registration for this site is full.
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Parkside Playground

at Parkside Playground , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be free programs and craft projects. Volunteers will also weed, rake, and clean the park.
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Fulton Park

at Fulton Street and Stuyvesant Avenue (in Fulton Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help spread woodchips, paint benches and fencing, and conduct general cleanup in the park.
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at Fieldhouse Grass (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean up and beautify McCarren Park.
Free!

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun 13

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 13

It's My Park at Hunter's Point South Park

at Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Hunters Point Park Conservancy to help clean and weed the garden beds.
Free!

Jun 13

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Jun 13

It's My Park at Grace Playground

at Grace Playground , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean up, paint, and beautify the park.
Free!

Jun 13

It's My Park at Cooper Park

at Cooper Park Dog Run (in Cooper Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Cooper Bark to clean out the Cooper Park dog run. Volunteers will help to rake the wood chips and spread new wood chips in the dog park.
Free!

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun 14

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Free!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun 20

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 20

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Jun 20

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Free!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jun 25

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at McLaughlin Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with the GreenWorks Team during your lunch break to care for McLaughlin Park.
Free!

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Jun 27

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 27

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Jun 27

It's My Park at MacNeil Park

at MacNeil Park Entrance (in Macneil Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Coastal Preservation Network to help clean up the beach shoreline at MacNeil Park in College Point.
Free!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun 28

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Free!

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul 11

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul 18

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul 25

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug 15

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug 22

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug 27

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at McLaughlin Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteers will socialize, learn gardening skills, and contribute ideas to the McLaughlin Park horticulture project.
Free!

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug 29

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct 10

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 17

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct 24

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Oct 31

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Nov 14

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

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