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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, April 29, 2017

Apr 29

It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground

at Raymond Bush Playground , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to keep the park clear of debris at Raymond Bush Playground.
Free!

Apr 29

It's My Park at Catharine Turner Richardson Park

at Catharine Turner Richardson Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Douglaston Garden Club to clean up and plant at Catharine Turner Richardson Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 29

It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

at Park Entrance (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve) , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Association to spruce the park up by weeding at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve.
Free!

Apr 29

It's My Park at Col. Young Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean playground equipment at Col. Young Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the playground with you!
Free!

Apr 29

It's My Park at Rufus King Park - Spring Cleaning!

at Playground (in Rufus King Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will cleanup Rufus King Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Apr 29

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area - Spring Cleaning!

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be cleaning play equipment near Red Hook Recreation Area. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Apr 29

It's My Park at Udall's Park Preserve

at Parking Lot on Sandhill Road (in Udall's Park Preserve) , Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Udalls Cove Preservation Committee to clean up at Udall's Park Preserve.
Free!

Apr 29

It's My Park at Bell Malls

at Bell Malls , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bayside Hills Civic Association to clean up Bell Malls.
Free!

Apr 29

It's My Park at Springfield Park

at Park House (in Springfield Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Volunteers for Springfield Park to plant garden beds and clean up Springfield Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 29

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apr 30

It's My Park at Ten Eyck Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Sprinkler (in Ten Eyck Playground) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up the tree beds around Ten Eyck Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Apr 30

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park - Spring Cleaning!

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean and beautify St. Nicholas's playgrounds. We look forward to cleaning up the playgrounds with you!
Free!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

May 13

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

May 20

It's My Park at Weeping Beech Park and Daniel Carter Beard Mall

at Weeping Beech, Margaret I Carmen Green (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech) , Queens  This is an Accessible location , Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech) , Queens  This is an Accessible location , Daniel Carter Beard Mall , Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come volunteer with Beautify Historic Flushing this spring! Volunteers will help with general cleanup and planting.
Free!

May 20

Birding Bonanza

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
At our Birding Bonanza event, expert guides from both the Randall's Island Park Alliance and NYC Audubon help you explore the park while you seek and discover our feathered island residents.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 20

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

May 20

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park - Spring Cleaning!

at Children's Play Area (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean and beautify playgrounds at Marcus Garvey Park. We look forward to cleaning up the playgrounds with you!
Free!

May 20

It's My Park at Powell Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Powell Playground , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean Powell Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May 21

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!

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

May 27

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 3

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 10

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 17

It's My Park at Weeping Beech Park and Daniel Carter Beard Mall

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help Beautify Historic Flushing with clean-up and planting activities.
Free!

Jun 17

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jun 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jun 24

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jul 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jul 15

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jul 22

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jul 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Jul 29

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Aug 5

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Aug 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Aug 12

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Aug 19

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug 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.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Free!

Aug 26

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep 24

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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