Sherman Creek Stewards

We welcome volunteers April through October. 

Volunteers will help NYRP care for Sherman Creek Park. Activities will include composting, working in the vegetable garden, litter removal. and caring for native plants. There will be opportunities for volunteers of all ages to help out and learn about the Harlem River shoreline, urban agriculture, and the ecology of the park.

If you are interested in corporate volunteer opportunities, please consult our Corporate Partnerships page.


  • Saturday, April 16
  • Saturday, May 14
  • Saturday, June 11
  • Saturday, July 9
  • Saturday, August 13
  • Saturday, September 10
  • Saturday, October 15

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: The entrance of 3703 10th Ave (just north of P.S.5 Ellen Lurie School)

Meeting Location

  • Registration is mandatory for every monthly event.
  • In addition to a registration form, you must also complete this Volunteer Release Form. Minors must complete this release form.
  • In compliance with the New York City Department of Health, NYRP is required to obtain a signed attestation of full COVID-19 vaccination status for anyone volunteering in NYRP community garden or NYRP managed public park sites.
  • All volunteers are asked to show up on time and wear a mask and long pants. Bring a water bottle and avoid open-toed shoes. We will observe all COVID-19 public safety protocols.
  • Meetings may be canceled due to inclement weather or holidays.
  • Confirmed registration is currently capped at 20 individuals per event. 

Mandatory Volunteer Release Form

Important! In addition to the registration form above, all volunteers must complete our Volunteer Release Form.

Complete the Form

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COVID-19 Policy

We are working hard to expand options for access to safe clean open space this season. Consult our COVID-19 policy for our latest updates.

COVID-19 Information