Metro Parks Tacoma

Special Events











CHIP-in! has several special events throughout the year, each with a different set of goals in mind, but all with the ultimate goal of improving our parks and natural areas.

Volunteer in Wapato Park on MLK Jr. Day of Caring 2016.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
January 21, 2019 from 9 am to noon
Point Defiance Park, Titlow Park & McKinley Park
Center at Norpoint
(10 am-12 pm)
Come help us spruce up our parks alongside other volunteers and give back to the community through a day of service! Contact Richard Madison for more information.

Parks Appreciation Day LOGO 2016

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9 am to noon
Find dates and locations for participating parks throughout Pierce County
We'll trim limbs, groom grounds and plant flowers and trees during one of the largest attended environmental volunteer days in the south sound.

Man and Two Boys Cleaning Up Trails TRAILS DAY 
June 1, 2019  from 9 am to noon
Celebrate National Trails Day at Point Defiance Park by doing trail improvements to help our existing trail system.
mlk day of caring DAY OF CARING
September 27, 2019  from 9 am to noon
Each year, we challenge corporate groups and individuals to get involved in local community projects in September. Sites TBA
October 13, 2018  from 10 am to 1 pm
This event takes place at multiple parks throughout the nation in conjunction with National Public Lands Day. It is delivered through the Green Tacoma Partnership with a focus centered on habitat restoration in our natural areas.