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Rouge Rescue – Rouge Park Appreciation Day – Saturday

Date(s) - 05/20/23
8am - 12pm

Rouge Park


Site Coordinator: Sally Petrella, Friends of Rouge Park, rougepark@gmail.com

Project Description: Rouge Park is the largest park in Detroit, and we need your help keeping it clean and safe for everyone to enjoy. Join Friends of Rouge Park and Friends of the Rouge for the annual Rouge Park Appreciation Day and Rouge Rescue!

Activities for the day include litter cleanup, invasive species removal, trail work, and more. Complimentary lunch provided to volunteers after the workday.

Volunteers will meet at the southeast corner of Joy Rd. & Spinoza Dr. Parking and restrooms available on-site. Dress for the weather. Please wear closed-toed shoes.

Learn more about Friends of Rouge Park: http://www.rougepark.org/

Workday Location: Rouge Park, Joy Road and Spinoza Drive, Detroit

Questions or accessibility-related needs? Please email the Friends of Rouge Park rougepark@gmail.com

Accessibility & Difficulty: This is a family-friendly activity!
This event will involve walking, sometimes on uneven or rugged terrain and significant distances. The activities will include light effort (standing, walking, some bending, lifting 5-10 pounds) or moderate to strenuous effort (bending, kneeling, lifting 15-30 pounds) and up to strenuous work (lifting 30-50 pounds). Restrooms are available on site. Please dress for the weather. Please wear closed-toed shoes.


Thank you for your dedication to a clean Rouge River!