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The Fort Worth Park & Recreation Department invites you to make a difference in your community.

The Park & Recreation Department’s volunteer program is a unique opportunity for community members to share their gifts and talents. We strive to place volunteers in a rewarding role that not only enhances city services, but also fulfills the volunteers’ sense of community pride.

Volunteer at a Community Center

Opportunities include youth sports coaches for baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, t-ball and volleyball; Best Years Club (senior program) volunteers; after school program volunteers; class instructors; school break camp volunteers; Camp Fort Worth volunteers and special event activity attendants. Please click on your preferred community center to find out more information and submit an application for any of these diverse opportunities.

Volunteer to beautify a park

Volunteers help maintain and beautify our expansive park system. Find the park district where you would like to serve to obtain more details and apply for these opportunities.

Volunteers looking to make a long term impact can learn more about our adopt-a-park, adopt-a-street, adopt-a-median program here.

For one-time litter clean-up events in our parks, you can sign up and request supplies.

Volunteer at a Golf Course

Golf course volunteers are needed to help perform a variety of duties in order to maintain and repair golf course grounds and equipment. For more information and to complete an application, click on your preferred home course.

Volunteer at a Cultural Facility

Volunteers support local cultural facilities in an array of rewarding positons. Find the location to learn about and apply for the opportunities available.

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Calendar

Toddler's Day Out at Hillside Community Center: 10 a.m. Oct. 16, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Cancer Awareness Walk at Como Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 16, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Lights on After School at Greenbriar Community Center: 5 p.m. Oct. 18, 2019; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill .

Fall Festival at Handley Meadowbrook Community Center: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 2019; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Mile in My Shoes at Southside Community Center: 8 a.m. Oct. 19, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Spooky Senior Social at Hillside Community Center: 10 a.m. Oct. 22, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

Lights On Afterschool Open House: 6 p.m. Oct. 24, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Fall Festival at Chisholm Trail Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 24, 2019; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Fall Festival at Diamond Hill Community Center: 5 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

Fall Festival at MLK Jr Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019; Mlk Jr Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.

Fall Festival at Riverside Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019; Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap.

Fall Festival at Greenbriar Community Center: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

Fall Festival at Sycamore Community Center: 7 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale.

Fall Festival at R.D. Evans Community Center: 7 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Trails and Treats, featuring Lake Worth Monster Bash: 10 a.m. Oct. 26, 2019; Fort Worth Nature Center And Refuge, 4600 Broadview Drive.

Fall Festival at Eugene McCray Community Center: 11 a.m. Oct. 26, 2019; Eugene Mccray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger St.

Fall Festival at Hillside Community Center: noon Oct. 26, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Halloween Luncheon at Eugene McCray Community Center: 10 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019; Eugene Mccray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger St.

Fall Festival at Victory Forest Community Center: 5 p.m. Oct. 30, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill.

Fall Festival at Southwest Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 30, 2019; Southwest Community Center, 6300 Welch Ave.

Senior Halloween Party at Como Community Center: 10 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Trunk or Treat at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 31, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Fall Festival at North Tri-Ethnic Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 31, 2019; North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Halloween Spooktacular at Como Community Center: 6 p.m. Oct. 31, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Fall Festival at Fire Station Community Center: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 2019; Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb.

Thanksgiving Luncheon at Eugene McCray Community Center: 10 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019; Eugene Mccray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger St.

Community Health Fair at Hillside Community Center: 11 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Mother's Day Out at Worth Heights Community Center: 1 p.m. Nov. 2, 2019; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Family Fun Night at Chisholm Trail Community Center: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, 2019; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Movie Night at Highland Hills Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 8, 2019; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Canceled Daddy's Day Appreciation at Southside Community Center: 10 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Lunch and Crafting at Worth Heights Community Center: 1 p.m. Nov. 9, 2019; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Dutch Oven Cooking: 1 p.m. Nov. 9, 2019; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane.

Beans and Jeans Bingo at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Health Fair at Southwest Community Center: 10 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019; Southwest Community Center, 6300 Welch Ave.

Firepit Cooking Class: 9 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane.
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Thanksgiving Food Drive at Riverside Community Center: noon Nov. 19, 2019; Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Sycamore Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 20, 2019; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Como Community Center: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Thanksgiving Luncheon at Southside Community Center: 11 a.m. Nov. 21, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Thanksgiving Luncheon at MLK Jr Community Center: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 21, 2019; Mlk Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Fire Station Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 21, 2019; Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb St.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Diamond Hill Community Center: 5 p.m. Nov. 22, 2019; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

Turkey Bingo at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 22, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Thanksgiving Holiday Dance at Greenbriar Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 22, 2019; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill.

Senior Thanksgiving Dinner at Como Community Center: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 26, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 East Maddox Ave.

Contact Us

Address:
4200 S. Freeway, Suite 2200
Fort Worth, TX 76115
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Telephone:
817-392-5700

Fax:
817-392-5724

Interim Director:
David Creek

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