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It's My Park

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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

Thursday, May 31, 2018

May 31

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.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

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.
Volunteer with Fresh Creek Nature Association to beautify Fresh Creek Nature Preserve.
Free!

Jun 2

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!

Jun 2

It's My Park at William F Moore Park

at William F Moore Park , Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Queens Borough President's Office to do general cleanup, rake leaves, and paint at William F Moore Park.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Thorpe Family Playground

at Park Avenue Thorpe Office , Bronx

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Park Avenue Thorpe to repaint fencing, transplant some bushes, and spread woodchips at Thorpe Family Playground.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Fort Washington Park Rocky Run

at Rocky Run Dog Run (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Rocky Run to plant bulbs and do some general clean-up at Fort Washington Park.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Sunset Park

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Sunset Park.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify local parks at Red Hook Recreation Area.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Thomas J. Cuite Park

at Thomas J. Cuite Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Thomas J. Cuite Park to beautify Thomas J. Cuite Park.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Cedar Grove Beach Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean and beautify New Dorp Beach Park.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Union Square Park

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
For the 2018 It's My Park project in Union Square, in addition to park cleanup, the Union Square Partnership will host sustainability focused programming.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

It's My Park at White Playground

at White Playground (in White Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with 106 St. Old Timers, Inc. to do a general clean up and planting at White Playground.
Free!

Jun 2

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.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Sugar Hill Luminaries Garden

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Volunteer with While We Are Still Here to do a general clean up and planting at Sugar Hill Garden.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Shoelace Park

at Shoelace Park Benches , Bronx

11:15 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with T.O.P Soccer to clean up and plant at Shoelace Park on East 213 Street and Bronx Boulevard.
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Nautilus Playground

at Nautilus Playground (in ) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Dream Team Park Stewards to beautify Nautilus Playground.
Free!

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Jun 3

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.
Volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors to care for the planting beds in Fort Independence Playground and around the Jerome Reservoir.
Free!

Jun 3

It's My Park at Vidalia Park

at Vidalia Park Comfort Station (in Vidalia Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Teddy Bear Project to beautify Vidalia Park.
Free!

Jun 3

It's My Park: CPN's Family Earth Fair

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join Coastal Preservation Network for a great day of environmental service, education, and fun at MacNeil Park in College Point.
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Jun 6

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park.
Free!

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jun 7

It's My Park at Rutland Road Greenstreets

at Rutland Street Greenstreets

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of East Flatbush/District #17 to beautify the greenstreets at Rutland Road, Remsen Avenue, and E. 52nd Street.
Free!

Jun 7

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.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Jun 9

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!

Jun 9

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!

Jun 9

It's My Park at Herbert Von King Park

at Herbert Von King Dog Run (in Herbert Von King Park) , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Herbert Von King Dog Run to beautify Herbert Von King Park Dog Run.
Free!

Jun 9

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to beautify Brower Park.
Free!

Jun 9

It's My Park at Rufus King Park

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with YMCA of Greater New York to beautify Rufus King Park.
Free!

Jun 9

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.
Volunteer with the Staten Island Royal Lions Club as they clean and beautify Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza...
Free!

Jun 9

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.
Volunteer with Healthy and Livable Mott Haven Partnership to beautify St. Mary's Park.
Free!

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Jun 10

It's My Park at North Shore Esplanade

at 78 Richmond Terrace , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to beautify North Shore Esplanade.
Free!

Jun 10

It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Lt. Lia Playground.
Free!

Jun 10

It's My Park at Ocean Breeze Park

at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parks & Recreation/City of New York Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex Staff to clean and beautify Ocean Breeze Park.
Free!

Jun 10

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!

Jun 10

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground) , Staten Island

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground.
Free!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Jun 13

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at New Dorp Beach Parking Lot (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.
Free!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jun 14

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 up and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun 16

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!

Jun 16

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 up and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Jun 16

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

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

Jun 16

It's My Park at Oakwood Beach

at End of Kissam Avenue (in Great Kills Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to clean the shoreline at Oakwood Beach of washed up garbage and debris.
Free!

Jun 16

It's My Park at Allison Pond Park

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Allison Pond Park to clean and beautify Allison Pond Park.
Free!

Jun 16

It's My Park at Pelham Parkway North

at Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Pelham Parkway North to water and maintain our green space clean and free of debris.
Free!

Jun 16

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify local parks at Red Hook Recreation Area.
Free!

Jun 16

It's My Park at Carter G. Woodson Children's Park

at Carter G. Woodson Children's Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Empowering Youth in Excellence, Inc. to beautify Carter G. Woodson Children's Park.
Free!

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jun 17

It's My Park at Linden Park

at Linden Park House (in Linden Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with BRITE LEADERSHIP COALITION at Linden Park.
Free!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jun 19

It's My Park at Frederick Douglass Blvd. Street Trees

at Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 120th Street , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Seeds to Soil to clean, plant, and beautify the street tree pits along Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 110th and 123rd Streets.
Free!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Jun 20

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

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

Friday, June 22, 2018

Jun 22

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Baseball Fields (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to remove litter at McCarren Park.
Free!

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun 23

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!

Jun 23

It's My Park at Herbert Von King Park

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with 500 Men Making a Difference at Herbert Von King Park.
Free!

Jun 23

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 up and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Jun 23

It's My Park at Allison Pond Park

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Allison Pond Park as they clean and beautify at Allison Pond Park.
Free!

Jun 23

It's My Park at Cypress Hills Playground

at Euclid Avenue and Blake Avenue (in Cypress Hills Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with East New York 4 Gardens to beautify Cypress Hills Playground.
Free!

Jun 23

It's My Park at Commodore Barry Park

at Near Park Avenue and North Elliot Place (in Commodore Barry Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Commodore Barry Park to beautify Commodore Barry Park.
Free!

Jun 23

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!

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Jun 24

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to beautify Brower Park.
Free!

Jun 24

It's My Park at Ocean Breeze Park

at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parks & Recreation/City of New York Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex Staff to clean and beautify Ocean Breeze Park.
Free!

Jun 24

It's My Park at Mariners Harbor Playground

at Mariner's Harbor Playground , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Mariners Harbor Parks to clean and beautify at Mariners Harbor Playground.
Free!

Jun 24

It's My Park at De Matti Playground

at De Matti Playground (in De Matti Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with DeMatti's Dreamworld as they clean and beautify De Matti Park & Playground.
Free!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Jun 27

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Cobble Hill Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

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

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Jun 28

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at North 12th Street and Union Avenue (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to paint and plant flower beds at McCarren Park.
Free!

Jun 28

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 up and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Friday, June 29, 2018

Jun 29

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Baseball Fields (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to remove litter at McCarren Park.
Free!

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Jun 30

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!

Jun 30

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 up and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Free!

Jun 30

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify local parks at Red Hook Recreation Area.
Free!

Jun 30

It's My Park at Bartlett Playground

at Bartlett Playground Comfort Station (in Bartlett Playground) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Whipple Learning Center to beautify Bartlett Playground.
Free!

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Sep 16

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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