Pitch In For Parks

alertPitch In For Parks - Pre-registration Only

 Additional safety protocols are now in place for Pitch In For Parks including pre-registration to reserve your spot and the limit of 15 volunteers. If you are registering for your household please note that you will need to complete a registration for each member of your household.  

Pitch in for Parks is a volunteer based program offered through the partnership of Pierce County Parks and McLendon Hardware. Pitch in for Parks a great opportunity for all ages and abilities (ages 15 and under with guardian) to pitch in and help your community. Join us rain or shine!


Pitch in for Parks will have limited registration and is not open to drop-in volunteers at this time. Volunteers are welcome to Pitch In for an hour or two or the entire time and must pre-register to reserve your spot, spaces are limited:

  • Pre-register by selecting the Saturday Date or time frame of interest from the Activity List below
  • When registering for a household, complete an individual registration for each household member
  • Registration closes by 12:00 p.m. (noon) the Friday before the listed Saturdays

Pitch in for Parks Activities

Saturday DateLocation & Activity
January 29
9:00-11:00 a.m.

Bresemann Forest - Military Road & Bresemann Blvd, Tacoma, 98444 map
- Help keep Bresemann healthy and clear by removing invasive species.

Come out for one or all of our Pitch in for Parks events

While we supply the tools, we ask volunteers to dress appropriately for weather conditions, bring gloves and the willingness to get dirty for this community service activity.  Volunteers should also remember:

  • Bring your own work gloves
  • Bring water and snacks
  • Only use assigned tools while wearing gloves
  • Please work within the assigned workstation
  • Stay home if showing signs of illness
  • Masks required
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Tree Giveaway 2022

Pitch In For Parks is partnering with Earth Day South Sound to give away free trees. Stop by one of the locations below between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and receive a free tree and pollinator seeds: 

  • January 18 - Sprinker Recreation Center's parking lot, 14824 C St. South, Tacoma, WA 98444 (map) 
  • February 5 - Spanaway Park, 14905 Bresemann Blvd. South, Spanaway, WA 98387 (map) 

Species at these Tree Giveaway events may include cedar, western white pine, Garry oak, Douglas-fir, and occasional maples.

Program Contact:

[email protected]

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