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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, July 1, 2017

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!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground

at Raymond Bush Playground , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to be active, stretch, and have fun while cleaning up trash at Raymond Bush Playground.
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to do horticultural beautification at Owl's Head Park.
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at Cypress Avenue Entrance (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Canine Coalition to clean and spread mulch at the dog run at St. Mary's Park.
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Free!

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Jul 6

It's My Park at Hope Ballfield

at Hope Ballfield , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with El Puente to garden, weed, and beautify at Hope Ballfield. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Friday, July 7, 2017

Jul 7

It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

at East 108th Street and Avenue M (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve) , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Association to remove invasive plants and weeds at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve.
Free!

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

It's My Park at Jesse Owens Playground

at Jesse Owens Playground , Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with 57 Old Timers Day Inc. at Jesse Owens Playground to help clean up the park.
Free!

Jul 8

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!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Hendrick I. Lott House

at Hendrick I. Lott House , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Hendrick Lott House Preservation Association to weed and mulch the tree pits and the planting beds at Hendrick I. Lott House.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

at East 108th Street and Avenue M (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve) , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Association to remove invasive plants and weeds at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Forest Park

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Forest Park to paint the railroad bridge at Forest Park.
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!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground

at Raymond Bush Playground

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to be active, stretch, and have fun while picking up trash at Raymond Bush Playground.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to beautify the neighborhood through horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Free!

Jul 8

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.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to help clean the shoreline and the Maple Terrace Plaza entrance.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Whitey Ford Field

at Whitey Ford Field (in Whitey Ford Field) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Whitey Ford Field to do a general cleanup at Whitey Ford Field.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Drew Playground

at Drew Playground , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bringing the Peace to clean up and water at Drew Playground.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship for a general cleanup at Leif Ericson Park.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Healthy and Livable Mott Haven Partnership to beautify St. Mary's Park.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Island Voice as they beautify Tompkinsville Park.
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with TRASH project to to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Free!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jul 9

It's My Park at Col. Young Playground

at Park House on 144th Street (in Col. Young Playground) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Colonel Young Park to clean up and beautify Col. Young Playground.
Free!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Jul 10

It's My Park at Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza

at Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Staten Island Royal Lions Club as they beautify Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza.
Free!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jul 11

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Park House (in McLaughlin Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden at McLaughlin Park.
Free!

Jul 11

It's My Park at Albemarle Playground

at Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds to beautify the garden at Albemarle Playground.
Free!

Jul 11

It's My Park at Dyker Beach Park

at 86th Street and 14th Ave entrance (in Dyker Beach Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with City Access NY, Inc. to garden and open the space to the community at Dyker Beach Park.
Free!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Jul 12

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

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

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join NYC Parks and the neighbors of Northerleigh Park to clean and beautify the park.
Free!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Jul 13

It's My Park at Albemarle Playground

at Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds to beautify the garden at Albemarle Playground.
Free!

Jul 13

It's My Park at Hope Ballfield

at Hope Ballfield , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with El Puente to paint trash cans and benches, and to weed and beautify at Hope Ballfield.
Free!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jul 15

It's My Park at Murray Playground

at Comfort Station (in Murray Playground) , Queens

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Murray Park Neighbors to weed tree basins around the park and mulch at Murray Playground.
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!

Jul 15

It's My Park at Clinton Playground

at Clinton Playground (in Crotona Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Future Star Productions: Performing Arts & Youth Enhancement Program to mulch tree pits and collect litter at Clinton Playground.
Free!

Jul 15

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to beautify the neighborhod through horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Free!

Jul 15

It's My Park at Kivlehan Playground

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to clean and beautify the playground area.
Free!

Jul 15

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at 120th Avenue and Lakeview Boulevard East (in Baisley Pond Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Baisley Pond Park to do a general cleanup and paint benches at Baisley Pond Park.
Free!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

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 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 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 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 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 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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