ConSERVE NYC at Roberto Clemente Park, Bronx

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - February 7, 2015 9:30 am

Join the Student Conservation Association as we team up with New York State Parks for a day of service at Roberto Clemente State Park in the Bronx.

Roberto Clemente State Park offers a 25-acre waterfront space along the Harlem River in the Bronx. With sports fields, playgrounds, and a waterfront promenade, the park has been part of continued efforts to revitalize the waterfront of the Harlem River. To prepare for the opening ceremony of neighboring Bridge Park, volunteers will remove invasives and clear debris to get Roberto Clemente ready for the spring season.

WHEN: Saturday, February 7th, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

WHERE: Roberto Clemente Park, 301 W. Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453. (Metro North to Morris Heights, or 4 train to 176th Street.)

WHAT: Volunteers will help to remove invasives and debris along the waterfront of the Harlem River in preparation for the opening ceremony of neighboring Bridge Park. The park’s green roof will also be open for volunteers to visit after lunch.

BRING WITH YOU: Wear long pants and sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring extra layers as the event will take place in any weather!

PROVIDED: SCA will supply snacks and hot lunch for volunteers as well as work gloves and all project supplies. Plenty of coffee and hot chocolate will also be provided!

REGISTRATION: Please register for the event at to complete the online volunteer waiver.


BY PUBLIC TRANSIT: Take Metro North from Grand Central to Morris Heights (17 minutes, $6.25 ticket) to arrive directly at the park entrance. Alternatively, take the 4 train to 176 Street in the Bronx, then walk 15 minutes west to the park. (From the 176th Street stop, follow 176th Street west three blocks, make a right on Harrison Ave, then make a left on Tremont Ave and continue on Tremont eight blocks west to the park.)

BY CAR: From Queens or Brooklyn, take the Triboro Bridge to I-87 N, then take Exit 8. From Manhattan, take FDR Drive to I-87 N, then take Exit 8.


9:30 am: Meet at Roberto Clemente Park for registration 
10:00 am: Welcome & kick-off
10:30 am – 1:30 pm: PROJECT WORK
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Lunch & wrap-up


Contact Ann Pedtke, SCA Outreach Coordinator: [email protected] or 724-678-9401.