For all work parties, please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes or boots that can get wet and muddy. Youth under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult and all youth under 18 years must have a signed Waiver and Medical Alert or have a parents' signature on the sign-in roster at the project work site.
Fri, August 29, 9:30am - 12pm
Lend a hand as construction begins on Olympia's first bike pump track! In preparation for major construction, volunteers will install straw wattles to create a barrier between the future pump track location and sensitive wetland areas. Meet in Yauger Park off the parking lot at 530 Alta St SW.
Wed, September 3, 9:30am - 12pm
We return to this small ballfield park to help make it a welcoming environment for all to enjoy! Volunteers will paint the front entrance sign and weed surrounding flowerbeds. Stevens Field is located at 300 24th Ave SE. Meet near the front sign at the corner of Washington St and 24th Ave SE.
Sat, September 6, 10am - 1pm
The painting continues as Park Stewardship travels further south in eastside Olympia. Lend a hand in refurbishing the entrance sign to LBA Park and weeding around the front flowerbed. LBA Park is located at 3333 Morse-Merryman Rd SE. Meet behind the sign under the event tent in the large parking lot.
Priest Point Park
Wed, September 10, 9:30am - 12pm
As the summer winds down, so does the timeframe for painting projects! Join Park Stewardship as volunteers strive to complete a few last minute work parties before the wet season. Meet at Shelter #1 in Priest Point Park to help paint a sign and benches in the beloved Rose Garden. Priest Point Park is located at 2600 East Bay Dr NE.
Priest Point Park
Sat, September 13, 10am - 1pm; Wed, September 17, 9:30am - 12pm
Ivy Pulls return to Priest Point Park as we prepare for National Public Lands Day. Volunteers will pull ivy along the beach trail in a final push to restore the critical area. Help ensure that the restoration area is free from all roots and tiny sprigs before planting begins! Join in the effort and meet at Shelter #2 in Priest Point Park at 2600 East Bay Dr NE.
Sat, September 20, 9am - 3pm
Eagle Scout candidate, Noah Anderson, will lead trail restoration efforts at Watershed Park. Improvements will focus on diverting water from the trail and creating a safer, cleaner passage for park visitors. Meet at the side entrance to Watershed Park at 2308 McCormick Ct SE. Limited street parking is available. Join us anytime between 9am and 3pm to lend a hand in support of this Eagle Scout project!
Priest Point Park - National Public Lands Day Stewardship Event!
Sat, September 27, 10am - 1pm
The Park Stewardship Program, along with REI, is hosting a fun and exciting stewardship work party for National Public Lands Day that the whole family will love! Come help revive Priest Point Park by continuing restoration efforts along the beach trail including planting of native species and resurfacing the trail with gravel! Tools, gloves and light refreshments will be provided. Register today for a chance to win sweet swag from REI! Meet at Shelter #2 in Priest Point Park located at 2600 East Bay Dr NE.
Fri, October 3, 9:30am - 12pm; Sat, October 4, 10am - 1pm
Work continues at Yauger Park in preparation for the opening of a new bike pump track! This week, volunteer efforts will focus on installing a split rail fence between the recreation zone and sensitive wetland areas. Join volunteers and local recreation groups in this important effort. Meet near the parking lot of Yauger Park off 530 Alta St SW.