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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, June 26, 2019

Jun26

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Congress Street and Clinton Street (in Cobble Hill Park)Brooklyn

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

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Jun27

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 clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jun28

PfP Presents: It's My Park at MacArthur Park

at Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park (in MacArthur Playground)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help improve the park! We need extra hands for several projects
Free!

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Jun29

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 clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Jun29

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 Friends of the Lott House for a general clean up of the grounds and care of our sidewalk trees at Hendrick I. Lott House.
Free!

Jun29

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Maple Terrace Beach Entrance (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean New Dorp Beach by removing garbage and debris along the shoreline.
Free!

Jun29

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!

Friday, July 5, 2019

Jul 5

It's My Park at Bronx Park

at River Park (in Bronx Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Teddy Bear Project to do a clean up at River Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

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

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park as they start their Saturday mornings rain or shine with fun green projects such as raking leaves, planting, mulching and more to build community.
Free!

Jul 6

It's My Park at Great Kills Park

at Sandy Memorial Garden (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean and beautify the Sandy Memorial Garden. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Jul 6

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at Neal Dow Street and North Avenue (in Northerleigh 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 Northerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Jul 6

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start your summer mornings volunteering with Jerome Friends & Neighbors to care for the plantings around Jerome Park Reservoir.
Free!

Jul 6

It's My Park at Golconda Playground

at Golconda Playground Skatepark (in Golconda Playground)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Golconda Skatepark Collective to cleanup the skatepark at Golconda Playground. We look forward to beautifying the park with you!
Free!

Jul 6

It's My Park at John Hancock Playground

at John Hancock PlaygroundBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Hancock Park at John Hancock Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Jul 6

It's My Park at Tompkins Circle Greenstreet

at Tompkins Circle GreenstreetStaten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Tompkins Circle as they clean and beautify the Tompkins Circle Greenstreet at the corner of Fiedler and Ward Avenues.
Free!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jul11

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Jul13

It's My Park at Silver Lake Park

at Eddy Street and Victory Boulevard (in Silver Lake Park)Staten Island

8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Silver Lake Park Conservancy as they clean and beautify Silver Lake Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

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

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Start your summer mornings with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park as they start their Saturday rain or shine with fun green projects.
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Wavecrest Street and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In honor of City of Water Day, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. by removing garbage and debris along the shoreline of New Dorp Beach.
Free!

Jul13

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 clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start your summer mornings volunteering with Jerome Friends & Neighbors to care for the plantings around Jerome Park Reservoir.
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at Brust Park

at Lower Brust Park Entrance (in Brust Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Stewards of Brust Park for a clean up, light horticulture, and painting projects for the upper and lower sections of Brust Park.
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at South Oxford Park

at Lawn Near Cumberland Street (in South Oxford Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of South Oxford Park to beautify South Oxford Park.
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at Bushwick Inlet Park

at Lawn behind the soccer field (in Bushwick Inlet Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Katherine Thompson to celebrate City of Water Day by caring for the ecology at Bushwick Inlet Park.
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Field House (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Health for Youths to beautify and care for McCarren Park.
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at Milestone Park

at Milestone ParkBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with My Friends Place NY Inc. to beautify Milestone Park.
Free!

Jul13

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!

Jul13

It's My Park at Forest Park

at Forest Park Barking Lot (in Forest Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join The Forest Park Barking Lot for their Third Annual Puppalooza!
Free!

Jul13

It's My Park at Rev Lena Irons Unity Park

at Unity Park (in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Morrisania Band Project to cleanup at Reverend Lena Irons Unity Park.
Free!

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jul16

It's My Park at Kivlehan Playground

at Allan F. Kivlehan PlaygroundStaten Island

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean and beautify the newly re-opened Kivlehan Playground.
Free!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Jul18

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at Neal Dow Street and North Avenue (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

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

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

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

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park as they start their Saturday mornings rain or shine with fun green projects such as raking leaves, planting, mulching and more to build community.
Free!

Jul20

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 the Hendrick I. Lott House.
Free!

Jul20

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at Neal Dow Street and North Avenue (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

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

Jul20

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start your summer mornings volunteering with Jerome Friends & Neighbors to care for the plantings around Jerome Park Reservoir.
Free!

Jul20

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Owl's Head Park Volunteers to beautify Owl's Head Park.
Free!

Jul20

It's My Park at Macombs Dam Park

at Summit Playground (in Macombs Dam Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Summit Playground to help beautify Summit Playground.
Free!

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jul25

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 clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Jul27

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

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

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park as they start their Saturday mornings rain or shine with fun green projects such as raking leaves, planting, mulching and more to build community.
Free!

Jul27

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 clean and beautify Westerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Jul27

It's My Park at Pelham Parkway

at Pelham Parkway North and Wallace AvenueBronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Pelham Parkway to cleanup and spruce up our parkway at Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue.
Free!

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

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!

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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