Residents who wish to be involved in their community may be interested in these Volunteer opportunities from Peoria Parks and Trails.
River & Trail Clean Up Events
Starting in 2020, Peoria Parks will be hosting trail cleanup events in the cooler months from October through April. Get your group together or come alone to pick up trash and debris along Peoria's trail system to help keep our city beautiful!
Tennis shoes or closed-toed shoes are required. Also dress in layers, bring gloves and wear sunscreen. Water and garbage bags will be provided. Children 12 and older only and they must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Upcoming Trail Beautification Events:
March 7, 2020 - Fletcher Heights Trailhead Cleanup
Signup required for this event. To sign up for this event please email Della.Killeen@peoriaaz.gov or call 623-773-7131.
Register online for Fletcher Heights Trailhead Cleanup
Restrooms available at Fletcher Heights Park on 81st Avenue, south of Deer Valley.
Download Fletcher Heights Trailhead Cleanup flyer (PDF)
- Jan 4, 2020 - New River Trail, 8:00 am to 11:00 am
- Feb 1, 2020 - Skunk Creek Wash, 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Arbor Day Events
The City of Peoria will be holding an Arbor Day Event in April 2020. Dates and details to follow.
Earth Day Events
Peoria Parks is excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in the year 2020. Learn more about Earth Day and A Billion Acts of Green.
Additional activities for the month of April will include:
- Bulk Trash Clean Up
- Neighborhood Pride Projects
- Tree Planting for Arbor Day
- Household Hazardous Waste Collection
- Earth Day Activities at the Libraries
- Sustainable U Workshops
Park Ranger Outdoor Classes & Events
Peoria Park Rangers invite you to join us for these free public workshops, classes, and events.
- Orienteering Class - to be announced
- Monarch Butterfly event - to be announced