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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 Adopt-A-Park program:


Currently Adopted Parks
Curtis Mill Park - Methvin Family
Dorothy Miller Park - Energy & Environmental Policy Student Association
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
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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