Adopt-A-Park

Make a difference in your community, and get involved in Newark’s Adopt-A-Park/Stream Program.



The City of Newark Parks and Recreation Department has designated eligible park/horticulture areas for adoption by individuals, families and groups. Participants will be responsible to help maintain their adopted park in an effort to keep it litter free!

We would like to thank the following individuals, families, and organizations for their commitment to the 2017 Adopt-a-Park Program:

Currently Adopted Parks



  • Curtis Mill Park  Methvin Family
  • Dorothy Miller Park  Energy & Environmental Policy Student Association
  • Fairfield Park  Graduate Student Government 
  • Fairfield Crest Park  Conkey Family
  • Folk Park – Girl Scout Troop #42, #176 & Kindness Matters in Delaware Youth Group
  • George Read Park   Kucienski Family
  • Hidden Valley Park  Menzer Family
  • James F. Hall Trail  The College School 
  • Kells Park  Sigma Alpha Professional Agriculture Sorority
  • Lewis Park – Delaware Autism Program
  • Lumbrook Park – Delaware School for the Deaf 
  • Mason Dixon Trail – Wilmington Trail Club 
  • Norma B. Handloff Park – Boy Scout Troop #56
  • Olan Thomas – Kucienski Family
  • Old Paper Mill Park  Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
  • Phillips Park  Newark Center for Creative Learning
  • Pomeroy & Newark Rail Trail – Tom Burke
  • Rittenhouse Park – Gallaher Family& Bancroft Family

If you are interested in adopting a space of your own, please contact Chrissy Holubinka at (302) 366-7000 or by e-mail. This is your opportunity to aid in the beautification and maintenance of Newark’s parkland.

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