Help Prospect Park get ready for another warm weather season

Volunteers collect litter at Prospect Park.
Adam Ganser

Has Prospect Park been your calming outdoor escape during the pandemic? You can give back and enjoy some fresh air by lending a hand to some cleanup efforts this spring.

The Prospect Park Alliance has a number of events planned to get the green space ready for the season ahead. All of the activities below require registration. You can register and get more info on the spring volunteer page online.

Junior Volunteer Corps
April 11 and April 24, 10 am–1 pm
Families are invited to grab some rakes and help gather leaves in various locations throughout the park.

It’s My Park Mondays
Beginning May 3 (excluding holidays), 10 am–1 pm
Spend a morning cleaning up the borough’s backyard by donning some gloves and picking up a trash grabber. There will be a limited supply of materials available for walk-ins.

Green and Go Kits
Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am – 1 pm
Gather a group or come on your own to check out kits for your own cleanup activity. Kits include a trash grabber, gloves and garbage bags.

This story first appeared on Brownstoner.com.