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Stewards of Saco Parks Volunteer Group

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Young children gardening at a raised bed planter
Saco Parks and Recreation is excited to launch a new volunteer initiative, “Stewards of Saco Parks”, to help support parks in our community. The goal of this group is to cultivate outdoor social environments for visitors, to support ecological habitats, and to enhance the aesthetic appearance of city parks.

This collaboration between citizens and city government will promote civic engagement of the community while creating a connection to our open spaces.  Sign up below for volunteer opportunities throughout the season in Saco!

Spring and Summer 2022 Schedule
Join us throughout this spring and summer to plant, prune, and play in Saco’s beautiful green spaces. Once a month, we will visit a new park to work collectively on a project for 90 minutes, then break to enjoy what the grounds have to offer. As we alternate between locations, projects will vary according to what is needed for the park location. Tasks could include planting a new flower bed, raking leaves, weeding, litter clean up, graffiti removal, trail maintenance, etc.

Save the Dates for 2022 season!
July 16th: Jubilee Park prepping the island park for our upcoming summer concert series
August 20th: Back-To-School garden prep at Pepperell Park/Fairfield School
September 17th: Downtown beautification at the Saco Transportation Center
November 5th: Bulb Planting! Meet at the Saco Community Center

Volunteer Info
Recommended age for volunteers is 10 and over. Please wear sturdy shoes and work clothes. Consider bringing a water bottle as well as anything else you need to be comfortable working outside, and any hand tools for gardening you have available.

Sign up for our Mailing List!
To be added to our Stewards of Saco Parks mailing list and hear more about the upcoming volunteer opportunities, please use the registration link below to sign up. Thank you for your support of Saco’s Parks!

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