Park People unites and supports a growing network of city park champions across Canada. We are the only nationwide organization dedicated to animating and improving city parks.
We are committed to:
Supporting and connecting the people committed to citizen-led park engagement
Collaborating with municipalities and other partners to address the need for great parks in our growing cities
Photo by Sarah Gladki, Toronto Arts Council
Park People supports network members by providing:
Resources to strengthen your work in city parks including workshops, webinars and conference calls. Direct support from Park People rooted in our knowledge of best practices and on-the-ground experience working with groups like yours.
Who can join the network?
If you’re passionate about Canadian city parks, you’re eligible to join the Park People Network. Membership is open to city park champions including ‘park friends’ groups, municipal park staff, non-profit organizations and interested citizens.
How do I join the network?
- Fill in the form below
- If you’re a community park group, add your group’s profile to the national map
Park People will follow up once we’ve received your information.
National Network Stories:
Earlier this week I shared five reasons to celebrate Ottawa’s city parks as we look forward to Ottawa’s first Park Summit this Saturday April 22 (register for this free event here). But as I spoke with people in Ottawa, I kept finding more inspiring examples of how...read more
On April 22, park-loving Ottawans will gather at their city’s inaugural Park Summit. The Summit, hosted by Ecology Ottawa and Park People, will celebrate and showcase the ways that Ottawans are animating and improving their parks, and provide a platform to brainstorm...read more
Pendant deux jours,100 délégués représentant 36 villes se sont réunis pour 13 séances novatrices dans deux sites spectaculaires de Calgary. La conférence Heart of the City de Park People était un événement sans précédent au cours duquel a eu lieu le lancement du...read more