Arlington

All local jurisdictions, partner organizations, and park managers have resumed volunteer activities in local parks with the following safety guidelines:

  • All volunteers must preregister with the project leader to ensure an appropriate group size.
  • Masks must be work at all times. Volunteers should bring their own.
  • A minimal six-foot distance must be maintained between all persons.
  • Volunteers should NOT participate if they have a fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, or have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Volunteers should bring their own work gloves and tools.
  • Volunteers should wear long pants, long sleeve shirts, and boots or close-toe shoes, and bring bottled water, and they should bring and use their own bug spray and sunscreen as appropriate.
  • Volunteers must sign any volunteer form and waiver as required by the jurisdiction or park manager.
  • Be aware that many park facilities, including restrooms, may be closed. 
When Time Where Contact
Last Wednesday of the month 9-11AM Brandymore Castle. Park at 1730 N Roosevelt St,, Arlington and walk up the hill to meet group. Jo Allen, jo.allen.ts@gmail.com
Sign in will be near basketball ct. (about 1/4 mile from East Falls Church Metro Station).
Every other Thursday Noon-3PM Upton Hill Regional Park Jill Barker, crosswell2630@verizon.net Trash bags included. Meet in parking lot in the corner near the field, furthest from the batting cages. NOTE: There’s poison ivy in park so dress to cover skin completely, and wash clothes, shoes, and tools afterwards.
1st Saturday 9-11AM HOG Haley Park Jennifer Frum, 703-979-4925, frumjb@gmail.com
2nd Saturday 9:30-11:30AM Gulf Branch Park Jennifer Soles, 703-228-3403, jsoles@arlingtonva.us
2nd Saturday 10AM-Noon Upton Hill Regional Park Jill Barker, crosswell2630@verizon.net Trash bags included. Meet in parking lot in the corner near the field, furthest from the batting cages. NOTE: There’s poison ivy in park so dress to cover skin completely, and wash clothes, shoes, and tools afterwards.
3rd Saturday 10AM-Noon Tuckahoe Park Mary McLean, 703-966-2047, marydmclean@verizon.net
3rd Sunday 2-4PM Long Branch Park Steve Young, 703-966-2966, frazmo@gmail.com. Please sign up via Eventbrite in advance to ensure safe numbers. Meet in parking lot.
4th Sunday 10AM-Noon Ft. Bennett Park Mary McCutcheon, 703-217-8850, mmccutch@gmu.edu

Barcroft ParkSharp Park, Potomac Overlook Regional Park, and Virginia Highlands Park will schedule periodic work parties throughout the year. For Barcroft Park, contact: Marion Jordan, 703-578-0027, mcjordn@verizon.net for more information; for Sharp Park, contact Melanie LaForce, mlforce@me.com, for Potomac Overlook Regional Park, contact Joanne Hutton, joannerhutton@gmail.com, and for Virginia Highlands Park, contact Judith Hadley, judithshadley@verizon.net 703-470-3114, .