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:
JTG: Your work at the Trust for Public Land really takes you across the United States. What are some of the inspiring actions you’ve come across that may not get as much media attention as the High Line and other high-profile park projects? AB: What I’m seeing is a...read more
This blog has been reposted from Spacing. Spacing is a media partner of Canada’s first national conference on city parks, hosted by Park People, in 2017 in Calgary. Parks make our cities more livable and lovable. They are a critical element of our urban...read more
A strategy to make ravines more accessible while preserving crucial biodiversity. A new road mural, painted by kids, to add even more vibrancy to a great neighbourhood. A visionary new park built on top of rail infrastructure. Exciting things are happening in Toronto....read more