Seasonal Teams

This program is suspended until further notice. Learn more.

Joining a seasonal volunteer team is one of the quickest and easiest ways to get involved in Central Park. No previous experience is necessary, and we’ll give you all the tools and training you need to get started. For your safety, please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

Tasks depend on time of year and the condition of the Park, but are generally like this:

Weeding Team

In spring and summer, help us maintain Park landscapes by removing unwanted and invasive plants.

Paint Team

In spring and summer, help us paint fencing, railing, and more than 9,000 iconic benches located throughout the Park.

Raking Team

In autumn, help us rake the leaves that fall from the Park’s 18,000 trees.

Snow Team

In winter, help us clear away snow from the Park’s 21 playgrounds, so neighborhood children can enjoy them safely.


Advance signup required. Weekdays, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

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Seasonal Teams


Weekdays, 10:00 am –1:00 pm.

Age Requirements

Adults 18 and over are welcome.

Group Opportunity



If you have previously created an online volunteer profile, please do not create a new one. If you do not remember your login information, contact the Volunteer Department at

New Applicants: Please fill out a Central Park Conservancy Application, indicating your interest in the Seasonal Teams.


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