Get Involved

There are a number of ways to get involved with the park: The playround funding project, Park Action Days, gate locking/ fundraising for gate locking,

Playground Improvements

Almost a year ago, West Bank Park was granted a a £17,000 playground development grant from York City Council and then received a further £9,000 from the Holgate ward committee. This was very exciting and the Friends of West Bank Park got straight on to working towards giving the children’s play area a much needed… Continue reading Playground Improvements

Gate Locking

After a period of not being locked after dark, as of 1st Nov 2016, the park gates were once again locked overnight, thanks to The Friends of West Bank Park and a Council Ward Grant. The Friends of West Bank Park were given the grant to pay Eboracum Security Ltd. to lock the gates at dusk and… Continue reading Gate Locking

Volunteer Groups

The park has a number of brilliant and enthusiastic volunteer groups running, which help maintain areas of the park, offer opportunites for people to get involved with the life of the park and provide time and space for people to meet and enjoy the wonderful spaces the park has to offer. Volunteer Gardeners There are… Continue reading Volunteer Groups

Park Action Days

These are run intermittently as volunteer sessions. Get involved to help make a real difference to the park. This page will show up-to-date information about upcoming action days. Previous Action Days

Rockery Gardening

A group of Friends meet once a month on a Monday to keep the rockery and crown areas of the park tidy and weed free. Everyone is welcome to come and there is no need to book. We meet at the park rangers hut (next to the bowling greens) and the sessions last from 1.30pm… Continue reading Rockery Gardening