Programs and Events

Recent Workshops

The following guides were developed for or as a result of Parks Academy workshops thanks to generous financial support provided by National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and Toyota Motor Sales USA,Inc

Offering prorams and events at your park is a great way to get people active and involved and make your park the cornerstone of the community. Talk to people in your nieghborhood to see how they can contribute or contact the following organizations and services. Check with local groups to see if someone would be willing to host Yoga, tai chi, boot camps, etc in your park. To download a copy of the application for permits for park events, click Park Permit Application.

Health, Fitness & Play

Christy Claussen

Crossfit Rhode Island
Crossfit may be able to do classes in your park.
Mike Liberatore

The Children’s Museum
Imagination Playground is free and can come to your park
Cathy Saunders


Rob Brown

Rhode Island Parkour
Jonathan Montalbano

Om Kids Yoga
Elise Rotondo

Girls on the Run
Hannah Comstock

Punch Gym

Gardening & Environment

Children’s Garden Network
Stu Nunnery

Southside Community Land Trust
Liza Sutton

Rhode Island Master Gardener Program

Groundworks Providence
Ray Perrault

Trees 2020
Ray Perrault

Woonasquatucket River Watershed
Lisa Aurecchia

What Grows on in Rhode Island
Susanm Korte

REI Cranston

Literacy & Arts

Neighborhood Performing Arts Series
Deb Dormody

Providence Public Library Reading in Parks Program
Michelle Novello

All Children’s Theater at St Andrews School
Joann Fayan