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Adopt-a-Park
About the Program
The Moline Adopt-a-Park program was designed to improve and enhance Moline parks through community involvement and citizen partnerships. The program allows participants to take an active role in the beautification of our community and help support Moline's park system. Adopt-a-Park will not be used in place of the department's regular maintenance of the parks. Larger parks the adoption areas will be divided into smaller areas.

More information can be found at Keep Moline Beautiful or by contacting Park Operations Manager, Greg Johnson at 309.524.2410. To download the Adopt-a-Park Program packet please click here.

Volunteer Groups
Adopting groups work in conjunction with the Moline Parks and Recreation Department in operating, maintaining and improving their adopted park.

  • Businesses
  • Civic groups
  • Church groups
  • Families
  • Individuals
  • Neighborhood organizations
  • Schools
  • Scout troops

Requirements
  • Adopting groups will meet at least three (3) times per year, preferably in the spring, mid-summer and fall. Gardens may require additional work days
  • Group leaders will distribute and collect signed waivers from all participants
  • Group leaders will complete a "wrap-up" form for each group clean-up day (number of volunteers, volunteer hours, etc.)

Other Suggestions
Report broken or damaged equipment, pick up litter, raking, weeding, planting flowers, etc.

Benefits

Groups will be given recognition on the Moline Parks and Recreation website. Groups will be invited to a volunteer appreciation event (notified of event details via email).