Get involved

Help us make Philadelphia Parks & Recreation even better.

Work with us

There are many ways for individuals and businesses to work with Parks & Rec.

Check out these opportunities:

Volunteer

Parks & Rec couldn’t thrive without volunteers. Volunteers help maintain parks and enhance recreation programming. There are lots of ways to help, from volunteering with an after-school program to joining a Park Friends group.

Support

Philadelphia Parks & Rec accepts support from individual, non-profit, and business partners.

Individual donations

You can support Parks & Rec by making a donation to these organizations.

  • Fairmount Park Conservancy  works with Parks & Rec to lead and support efforts that preserve and improve the Parks & Rec system. Better parks and recreation facilities make for a better city that attracts businesses and new residents.
  • Philadelphia Parks Alliance  The mission of the Parks Alliance is to champion the public’s interest in outstanding parks, recreation, and open spaces – key to making Philadelphia a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable city for all.
  • Gifts for All Seasons -The “Gifts for all Seasons” program offers you the opportunity to honor someone special, commemorate an occasion, or establish a memorial with a donation of a tree or grove. To begin the tree donation process, call (215) 683-0215.

Sponsorships

Parks & Rec holds over 600 events and thousands of programs each year. We welcome sponsors. Corporate sponsors receive valuable benefits while contributing to a stronger city. Those interested in sponsoring an event or program can contact Tiffany Thurman, Chief of Staff to the Commissioner, at (215) 683-3652.


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