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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

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Mar27

It's My Park Awards Reception

at Prince George BallroomManhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us at the annual It’s My Park Awards Reception as we honor community members who demonstrate leadership and commitment to their local parks! Free. Wednesday, March 27th 6:30-9:00pm at the Prince George Ballroom.
Free!

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Mar30

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park as we prepare for the Spring season.
Free!

Mar30

It's My Park at Hendrick I. Lott House

at Hendrick I. Lott HouseBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Hendrick I. Lott House Preservation Alliance to beautify the grounds at Hendrick I. Lott House.
Free!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Apr 3

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park.
Free!

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Apr 4

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to Spring clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Apr 6

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to spring clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Apr 6

It's My Park at Nautilus Playground

at Nautilus Playground (in )Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Office of Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman to beautify and paint fences at Nautilus Playground.
Free!

Apr 6

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at 9th Avenue and 67th Street (in Leif Ericson Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Free!

Apr 6

It's My Park at Stroud Playground

at Park Place and Washington Avenue Entrance (in Stroud Playground)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Stroud Park to maintain the newly opened park at Stroud Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Apr 6

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYCMTB on the first Saturday of each month to help ride, build, and maintain the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park in Staten Island. Volunteers will participate in a range of trail maintenance tasks for all ages and abilities. From digging and brush clearing to raking and litter cleanup, there is something for everyone! Trail work party meets at the Wolfe's Pond Park main parking lot and volunteer hours start at 11:00 AM, rain or shine! Drop-in participation is encouraged. Early birds can join in for the off-road trail ride starting at 10:00 AM through the Wolfe's Pond Park Trails. The route is about 7 miles and mostly beginner friendly. Check out www.nycmtb.eventbrite.com to register prior or for more information!
Free!

Apr 6

It's My Park at Highbridge Park

at West 155th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Community League of the Heights (CLOTH) to beautify the community by painting, raking leaves, and removing trash along Highbridge Park's Old Croton Aqueduct Trail.
Free!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Apr10

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park.
Free!

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Apr11

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to Spring clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Apr13

It's My Park at Hillside Park

at Hillside Park (in Hillside Dog Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Hillside Dog Park to care for Hillside Park.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Hendrick I. Lott House

at Hendrick I. Lott HouseBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Hendrick I. Lott House Preservation Alliance to beautify Hendrick I. Lott House.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to spring clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at New Dorp Beach (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean the shoreline at New Dorp Beach.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Corlears Hook Park

at Corlears Hook Park Flagpole Area (in Corlears Hook Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Corlears Hook Park to help plant 20 new plants, shrubs and various annuals throughout the park. We will also spread compost on plantings and do a general clean-up of the park which may include raking leaves and weeding. We will also work to spruce up the dog runs and spread a fresh layer of mulch in them at Corlears Hook Park.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Manhattan Ave Street End

at Manhattan Ave Street End Park

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Newtown Creek Alliance to beautify at Manhattan Ave Street End.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Fermi Playground

at Fermi PlaygroundBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Bushwick Parents | Padres de Bushwick to beautify at Fermi Playground.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Olmsted-Beil House Park

at 4485 Hylan BoulevardStaten Island

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Olmsted-Beil House to help remove weeds and clear paths at Olmsted-Beil House Park.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Park

at Maria Hernandez Dog Park (in Maria Hernandez Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Maria Hernandez Dog Run P.A.C.K. (Pet owner Alliance for Community K-9s) to care for the dog run at Maria Hernandez Park.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Robert L. Clinkscales Playground and Community Garden

at Robert L. Clinkscales Playground and Community GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Neighborhood Benches to beautify and clean-up Robert L. Clinkscales Playground and Community Garden.
Free!

Apr13

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to care for the natural elements of the park, including the Monarch Butterfly Garden.
Free!

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Apr14

It's My Park at Brust Park

at Lower Brust Park Entrance (in Brust Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Stewards of Lower Brust Park as they begin the spring season prepping the garden, raking leaves, and cleaning out the area near the pond.
Free!

Apr14

It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Park

at Maria Hernandez Park House (in Maria Hernandez Park)Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Clean Bushwick Initiative to beautify and clean up the park and neighborhood in honor of Earth Day at Maria Hernandez Park.
Free!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Apr17

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Field House (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Health for Youths to beautify and care for McCarren Park.
Free!

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Apr18

It's My Park at Kivlehan Playground

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean, beautify and help prepare the park for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Free!

Apr18

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to spring clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Apr20

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to spring clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Apr20

It's My Park at Thomas Greene Playground

at Entrance at Third Avenue and Douglass Street (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Thomas Greene Park beautify Thomas Greene Playground.
Free!

Monday, April 22, 2019

Apr22

It's My Park at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Sunset Park.
Free!

Apr22

It's My Park at St. James Park

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of St. James Park to as we celebrate Earth Day 2019 and care for our park.
Free!

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Apr24

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park.
Free!

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Apr25

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to spring clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Apr27

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to spring clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Apr27

It's My Park at Seton Falls Park

at E. 233rd St. and Seton Ave. (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with The PS 68X Garden of Unity to clean the Pollinator Garden of winter debris, rake leaves, and aerate the soil at Seton Falls Park.
Free!

Apr27

It's My Park at Brust Park

at Upper Brust Park Greystone Avenue Entrance (in Brust Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Stewards of Upper Brust Park at Brust Park.
Free!

Apr27

It's My Park at Harlem Art Park

at Harlem Art ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Art Park Alliance to clean up and spruce up the Harlem Art Park with a new coat of paint.
Free!

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Apr28

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at 9th Avenue and 67th Street (in Leif Ericson Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to care for the natural elements of the park, including the Monarch Butterfly Garden at Brower Park.
Free!

Saturday, May 4, 2019

May 4

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC H2O for a cleanup at Conference House Park! Naturalists will lead a hands-on seining net adventure following the clean-up.
Free!

May 4

It's My Park at Kivlehan Playground

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean, beautify and prepare for the upcoming summer season at Kivlehan Playground.
Free!

Sunday, May 26, 2019

May26

Spring It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!
Free!

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sep15

Fall It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!
Free!

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