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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

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to help clean the shoreline at Lemon Creek Park of washed-up debris and garbage.
Free!

Oct 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Oct 1

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to do general cleanup at McCarren Park.
Free!

Oct 1

It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground

at Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Madison Street (in Raymond Bush Playground) , Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to clean up debris and beautify around Raymond Bush Playground.
Free!

Oct 1

It's My Park at Athens Square

at Athens Square , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Athens Square Park to clean up Athens Square.
Free!

Oct 1

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (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 plant, weed, and clean up at Owl's Head Park.
Free!

Oct 1

It's My Park at Mullaly Park

at Mullaly Bike Park/Skate Park (in Mullaly Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Mullaly Bikepark to help repaint the ramps at Mullaly Park.
Free!

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at St. Nicholas Park Dog Run (in St. Nicholas Park) , Manhattan

8:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with spreading mulch, raking, and doing a general cleanup.
Free!

Oct 2

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers may assist with caring for tree beds and garden beds, or helping with general park cleanup.
Free!

Oct 2

It's My Park at Aqueduct Walk

at Aqueduct Avenue and West Fordham Road (in Aqueduct Walk) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Aqueduct Walk to spruce up the Aqueduct Walk.
Free!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Oct 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.
Help clean and beautify the park, and stick around for exciting family programming and events.
Free!

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct 10

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We are looking for volunteers to help beautify the park and assist in planting some bulbs. There will also be a celebration through art, performances, and a chess tournament.
Free!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Oct 15

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer at Stuyvesant Square for a general clean-up and horticultural housekeeping in preparation for chilly weather.
Free!

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Nov 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Nov 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Nov 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dec 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Dec 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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Free!

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