MonroeCounty.gov; Cheryl Dinolfo, County Executive

Pick Up the Parks Event

 

WHEN IS PICK UP THE PARKS?

Sunday April 28th, 2019

 -Pick Up the Parks will take place at each of our 21 Parks across Monroe County from 9:00am-12:00pm with a catered meal to follow at each site location.

-We ask volunteers to arrive at 8:30am to get signed in and registered.

WHAT IS PICK UP THE PARKS?

-Pick Up the Parks is an Annual County program that engages the community to help clean up the winter trash and debris accumulation.

-It helps reduce the amount of litter entering our waterways.

-It helps the parks get a jump start for looking great for the spring and summer months.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

You should arrive at 8:30am and check in with our site host for the location you choose. Each location has a max attendance we are aiming to hit. At 9:00am your site host will introduce themselves and begin distributing jobs and locations in the park they would like you to focus on. The jobs you can be expected to perform are: trash and litter pick up, raking sticks or leaves, picking up large rocks, sweeping out shelters or lodges, and in some locations weeding and mulching are needs.

MEET-UP LOCATIONS

Park Locations without lodges or shelters will meet at a central location for the sign in and post-clean up lunch. If registration for locations is low, volunteers will be asked to change to a different location

 

 Black Creek Park– Woodside Lodge

Churchville Park– Church Lodge

Durand Eastman Park– Sunset Shelter.

Ellison Park- Pavillion Lodge

Genesee Valley Park– Hawthorne Shelter.

Greece Canal Park– Millenium Lodge

Highland Park– Olmsted Lodge

Mendon Ponds Park– Stewart Lodge

Northampton Park– Ski Lodge

Oatka Creek Park– Oatka Lodge

Ontario Beach Park– Sandpiper Shelter.

Powder Mills Park– Powderhorn Lodge

Seneca Park– Wegmans Lodge

Webster Park– Parkview Lodge

HOW CAN MY ORGANIZATION BECOME A SITE HOST AND WHAT DOES A SITE HOST DO?

Contact Corey Bryant at (585)753-7281 or email at coreybryant@monroecounty.gov

Provide volunteers to staff host site. All information, signs, and supplies will be provided.

Pre-registration is encouraged so that we can get a head count for the event and lunch to follow the event.

Click here for the Volunteer Waiver form

 

 

 

 

 

 

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