06.19.12 | No Comments
Sports Coordinator Burt Rosen has been with City Parks Foundation for 18 years and is an integral part of the sports department.

People Make Parks: Is Your Park in Need of a Redesign?

06.04.12 | No Comments
Want a better or new park? Then learn about People Make Parks (PMP), a joint project of Partnerships for Parks and the nonprofit design firm the Hester Street Collaborative that teaches New Yorkers how to become effective collaborators with NYC Park’s around park design. In two short videos, the founder of Friends of Gulick Park on Manhattan’s Lower Eastside shares his tips for starting a People Make Parks project and working with PMP visioning tools.

Meet the Outreach Coordinators

06.04.12 | No Comments
Outreach Coordinators, or OCs, as we call them, can connect groups to NYC Park leaders, arrange tools for clean-up projects, and show you the best ways to care for your park, among their many talents. Want to start a Friends group? Organize an event? Raise money? Your OC has the answers. Meet your OCs here.

Immigrants and Parks: Best Practices for Making Connections

06.04.12 | No Comments
Parks are truly democratic spaces where people from all cultures and communities can relax and play together for free. In a new guide, prepared by PfP for the Immigrants and Parks Collaborative, we offer our recommendations for how to ensure that members of immigrant communities are included in your group’s park advocacy, stewardship, and programming efforts.

Expand Your Group’s Capacity with a PfP Grant

06.04.12 | No Comments
Do you want to expand your group’s outreach? Apply for a PfP Capacity Fund grant. Learn about the kinds of projects we support, and then mark your calendar to attend an informational workshop ahead of our next grant cycle.

Greening Western Queens: Hundreds of Trees Arriving in a Neighborhood Near You

06.04.12 | No Comments
There will be hundreds of new residents in Western Queens: street trees! And in the communities of Astoria, Woodside, Long Island City, and Sunnyside, community members are stepping up to care for these newcomers and ensure their longevity for many springs to come with the Greening Western Queens project.

CityParks Senior Fitness Banquet 3-15-2012

03.20.12 | No Comments
Every year, City Parks Foundation holds the CityParks Senior Fitness Banquet to raise funds for free senior fitness programs. On March 15, 2012, the banquet was held at B.B. Kings Restaurant & Blues Club and here are some of the highlights.

CityParks Corporate Tennis League 2012

03.01.12 | No Comments
Every year, City Parks Foundation holds a tennis tournament for companies to get involved in and raise funds to provide free programming for NYC’s youth. Read on for details on the CityParks Corporate Tennis League.

CityParks Indoor Junior Tennis Championship

02.28.12 | No Comments
The CityParks Indoor Junior Tennis Championship ran from February 20 through February 24, 2012. Read on to see who won and for a recap of the tournament.
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