The Park Bench Sessions

Workshops to Strengthen Your Community Park Group



Marketing and Social Media for your Community Park Group

Sat Sept 23, 10:00am-12:45pm (includes tour of Dempsey Park)

North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #224

How do you connect with the public to share what’s happening in your park? How can you use free and readily-available methods to get the word out? This workshop will help you understand how to create powerful messages using traditional and online media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) to get your community park group onto people’s radar screens.

Volunteer Recruitment & Management for your Community Park Group (2 Sessions)

Whether your group already has the support of volunteers or you’re hoping to increase your volunteer capacity, this workshop will help you implement strategies to attract and retain people who give their time to park improvement efforts. Includes park tour.

2 Sessions

Sat Oct 14, 12:00pm-5:00 pm (includes lunch, workshop, and tour of MABELLEarts) 

5005 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke

Sat Nov 18, 2:00pm-4:45pm (includes tour) 

Scarborough Village Recreation Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd 

The Details:

Please be sure to arrive 10 minutes prior to your workshop. The workshops are free, but registration is required as space is limited.