How do I get started?

If you are a group, appoint a contact person to ensure clear communication. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department to discuss the parks and trails currently available for adoption and any questions you may have about the program. Complete the Gaston County Adopt A Park Registration Form (PDF) for the specific park or trail you wish to adopt. Register your volunteers, contact the Parks and Recreation Department to schedule your first event, and reserve any equipment or supplies you may need. At the event, review the Safety Guidelines and instructions for where to leave trash and recycling with your volunteers.

Complete your project and submit a progress report. You’re on your way!

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1. What is the Adopt-A-Park Program?
2. Who Can Participate?
3. What is the Adopt-A-Park Time Commitment?
4. Can I complete other Special Projects?
5. What kind of equipment will I need?
6. How will my organization be recognized?
7. How do I get started?