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Keeping It Green for Families

Keeping it Green for Families


Spend quality time with your family helping keep Central Park green by spreading mulch or raking leaves. Central Park Conservancy environmental educators lead stewardship projects throughout the Park during spring and fall.

Families only, maximum of 3 children per parent/guardian; no groups. Ages 5 +. Space is limited; advance registration required.

Keeping it Green for Families occurs in different locations throughout Central Park alternate Sundays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

  • May 22- Sorry, this session is full.
  • June 5- Open
  • June 19 (Father's Day)- Open

All participants must have signed consent forms. Forms can be signed on site, however, if bringing a child that is not yours please print this form (PDF) and have it signed by their parent or legal guardian. Arrive early for check in.

For more information or to register for a session, email discovery@centralparknyc.org. Please include the following:

  • Date requested
  • Number of adults
  • Number and ages of children

If you’re a teacher interested in having your class participate in a Keeping It Green for Schools session, click here.

This program is made possible by

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Youth Education & Service Programs are supported in part by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; The Pinkerton Foundation; the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation; William E. Weiss Foundation, Inc./Daryl Brown Uber; and The Barker Welfare Foundation.