Sign-up to Volunteer in the Park on Park Clean-up Day on May 17

Sign-up to Volunteer in the Park on Park Clean-up Day on May 17

Families Invited to Volunteer in Green Parks on Clean-up Park Day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on May 17

Green, OH – On the National Park Trust’s 4th Annual National Kids to Park Day on May 17, the City of Green’s Parks and Recreation Division is inviting families, individuals, and community groups to join in volunteering to clean-up Boettler and Southgate Parks.

All are invited to help out with spring cleaning and maintenance from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Maintenance projects will include sealing Heritage Hill Playground structure, spreading mulch, planting flowers, cleaning up trails and more. All ages are invited to participate, but children under 12 must be accompanied by their parents or an adult caregiver and are required to work alongside them. Tools and supplies will be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own gardening tools and garden gloves.

Volunteers should park near the entrance to Southgate Park and check in at the Boettler Park Pavilion. Lunch will be provided to all who participate. Following lunch, families are invited to stay and enjoy the park.

Registration is requested to assist in planning maintenance activities. The first 50 registered will receive a free t-shirt. Large groups are welcome. Registration required for large groups by calling 330-896-6621.

“The Green community has always been generous with their time and assistance to our parks,” said Mike Elkins, superintendent of Parks and Recreation. “The amount of work we can complete in three hours with a 100 volunteers is essential to getting our parks ready for the season for all to enjoy.”

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