The Friends of Forest Park is a community group dedicated to volunteerism and the maintenance and improvement of Forest Park. To work closely with NYC Parks and the local community to promote volunteer activities and represent the community and patrons of Forest Park.
To liaise and work the with NYC Parks and the local community to ensure a continuous and high standard of maintenance in respect of the Park’s current and future infrastructure, facilities, landscaping and trails systems.
To create volunteer activities supporting Forest Park's trail systems, gardens and overall condition.
Encourage the involvement of the local community and park patrons in the long term management of the park. To enhance community involvement and enjoyment through the organization of a program of volunteering events throughout the year.