Volunteer for the Ultimate Trail Running Series

Volunteers will be placed at key spots along the course to guide runners and monitor progress, as well as staffing a water stop and snack table. Meet at the Tortoise & Hare Statue (across the street from 6087 Broadway) at 8:30am. Please make sure dress appropriately for being outdoors in early March weather. Your help...

NYC Ultimate Trail Running Series at VCP

Join us at the world famous home of cross country trail running, Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.  Saturday, March 4, 2023, join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and King of the Mountain Events for this first-of-its-kind NYC Ultimate Trail Running Series featuring 8K (4.97 miles) filled with rolling single-track trails, mixed with stairs, wooden boardwalks,...

Event Series Wetland Wednesdays

Wetland Wednesdays

Join the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Manhattan College for a community event on Wetland Wednesdays - March 22nd and March 29th - to improve the habitat of Van Cortlandt Park's wetlands. We will be working to replace the invasive common reed (phragmites) with vegetation that has improved ecological value. No experience is necessary, and...

DIY Beeswax Wraps

Beeswax wraps are a sustainable alternative to plastic wrap made out of a natural wax produced by honey bees! Making your own wrap to use yourself or to give to others is a great step to sustainable living. In this workshop you will make your own beeswax wrap using beeswax and cotton fabric. You are...

Event Series March Forest Restoration Fridays

March Forest Restoration Fridays

PLEASE NOTE MARCH FOREST FRIDAYS WILL MEET AT 9AM. Join the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance at one of our Forest Restoration Friday events. A weekly program that allows community members to engage with VCP staff in maintaining the forested landscape here in the Bronx. Attendees assist with seasonal work such as removal of trees and...

East Meets West

Rambling House 4292 Katonah Ave, Bronx, United States

Join us for a fun, fundraiser to support programs in the two largest parks in the Bronx at the Rambling House in Woodlawn. $35 in Advance, $45 at the Door Includes: Your first beer/wine Finger Foods Giveaways   Get Your Tickets Now!

Spring Garden Community Volunteer Day

To care for the garden and prepare for this year's growing season, volunteers are needed for weeding, building, and maintaining the compost bins! Make sure to wear comfortable clothing, sturdy closed-toe shoes, and bring lots of water! All tools will be provided. No gardening experience is necessary. RSVP Now.

Earth Day

Join us at this FREE event to celebrate Earth Day. Activities include: Garden Activities Nature Crafts Music & Dancing with Edwin Ferreras & Company NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers Meet the Horses! Event will be held on the Stables Lawn and inside VCPA's Garden & Compost Site in Van Cortlandt Park. Enter the park at...

Wetland Wesdnesdays

Join us for Wetland Wednesdays, where we volunteer to improve the wetland ecosystems in Van Cortlandt Park. April is a great time to get out and enjoy the warmer air...

Event Series April Forest Restoration Fridays

April Forest Restoration Fridays

Join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance at one of our Forest Restoration Friday events. A weekly program that allows community members to engage with VCP staff in maintaining the forested landscape here in the Bronx. Attendees assist with seasonal work such as removal of trees and shrubs, preparing planting sites, planting, and a wide assortment of...

Event Series Trail Work Wednesdays

Trail Work Wednesdays

Garden & Compost Site Enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu, Bronx, NY

Miles of trails traverse the natural areas of Van Cortlandt Park, and they are in need of regular maintenance. Volunteers will assist staff on maintenance of the cross country course...

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