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Age Minimum (with Adult): 8+, Minimum Age:16+

Individual Park Clean-ups


Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities Individual Park Clean-Ups
Volunteer Alexandria is teaming up to support the City of Alexandria by performing individual park clean-ups to improve the appearance and condition of Alexandria's small urban parks and open spaces. Individual clean-ups include you, a trash bag, your favorite park, and reporting back through the Clean Swell app. Sign-up below to register for a park clean-up that will take place between the Friday sign-up date and the following Wednesday.
These clean-ups are for litter pick up only! Please put all trash in the trash bags and do not separate any trash from recycling if your clean-up is along the shoreline. Any trash found along the shoreline is considered a hazard and needs to be thrown away using the same bag. Leave trash bags near a City trash can at the park for the regular trash pick-up.  

FAQ for individual clean-ups
Parks that are available:

  • African American Heritage Park
  • Contrabands & Freedman Cemetery
  • Point Lumley
  • Powhattan Park
  • Roberdeau Park                                                                  
  • Waterfront Park North
  • Waterfront Park South
  • Windmill Hill East
  • Windmill Hill West
  • Click Here to Access the City's Directory of Parks' Addresses of Each Park Listed Above
Pick-up/Drop-off times of materials at Volunteer Alexandria
  • Supplies can be picked up at Volunteer Alexandria’s office located at 123 N. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
  • Supply Pick-up Day: Thursdays 10AM – 4PM
  • Supply Drop-off Days: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10AM – 2PM
  • Volunteering in the West End and need supplies? Contact the Animal Shelter on Eisenhower Ave. to pick-up supplies. 
Waivers (Volunteer Alexandria & City of Alexandria) must be signed and returned before participating in clean-up.
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