The next generation of park stewards are already making their mark in the park!
How are young people involved in the park this year?
- FPC Youth Crew puts 25 teens to work at summer jobs.
- Youth Sports Nights brings hundreds to the park for pick-up games and barbecue.
- Basketball skills n’ drills, games and the end-of-summer tournament “pumps up” the park courts.
- Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park summer performances get kids to dance!
- Kite & Bike Festival, Fall Forest Festival, and Snow Festivals mean family fun for thousands.
- Franklin Park Boys Adventure Club 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade “dens” gather at El Parquesito de Hermandad playground.
- Students from the Lilla Frederick Pilot Middle School, Neighborhood School, Hernandez School, Trotter School, and other schools get to volunteer, hike, play, and picnic.
- Local college students from UMass Boston, Mt. Ida, Northeastern, B.U. and B.C. clear invasives in the woodlands.