Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

Community partnerships help the Department expand and enhance ongoing services and programs to achieve our mission. These partnerships provide meaningful, tangible resources, services, and programs that benefit all in the community.

Prospective Community Partnerships

The Department partners with organizations working toward measurable outcomes in the areas of active seniors, community arts/education, conservation/outdoor education, health and wellness, local history, and youth development.  

Start the conversation today by submitting a Proposal for Community Partnership here. Patrons will be asked to detail organizational goals and resources, describe the vision for a partnership, and provide proof of organizational tax-exempt status. 

Current Community Partnerships

It’s now easier than ever to request support from the Department, click the PARKS DIRECT logo below to login and submit requests.

Easily update your contact information and share details of your annual community activity here.

For more information, call 301-446-3313.


Where can I find a space to host a family event?

The Department of Parks and Recreation has a variety of places where patrons can host events including but not limited to pavilions, venues, historical mansions, park buildings, community centers, and picnic shelters. You can find a space to host a family event by checking out the Parks and Recreation Rentals webpage. 

How do I host a non-profit event at a community center?

The Department of Parks and Recreation allows the use of its community centers for different organizations. As a non-profit organization, you may be eligible for a discounted rental price. 

View our Community Center Rentals webpage in order to find out more information about renting community centers for your events. 

How do I find a space at a park building for my non-profit organization’s event?

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers rentals of different park buildings throughout the county. There are two different types of park buildings that can be rented including a regular park building that has a kitchen and a park building that does not have a kitchen. 

For more information, view our Park Building Rentals webpage.

How can I have the bandwagon stage at my event?

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers the Bandwagon stage for all interested in taking their event to the next level! The bandwagon is a mobile-covered trailer with a stage. This stage also comes equipped with many useful features like microphones and speakers. 

For more information about renting the bandwagon for your event, view our Bandwagon Rental webpage. 

How can I host a walk/run that benefits a local cause?

The Department of Parks and Recreation welcomes organizations to our facilities. To request to host a walk/run event, you must complete the form below.

Watkins Regional Park Walk/Run Application


How can my organization volunteer with the Department?

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for students, individuals, organizations, and more. Individuals and groups can help on a one-day project or on an ongoing basis.

For more information about volunteering with the Department, view our Volunteer Opportunities webpage


Corporate Partnerships

Great parks need great supporters like you!

Become one of the regional or national companies that believe in the value of public spaces throughout Prince George’s County. Corporate support helps to make new parks possible, honors supporters at special events and provides funding for community-driven events. Here’s what we can accomplish with your support: 

  • Make new parks possible
  • Provide funding for community-driven events
  • Revive an arts program for youth 

The Department can create a customized proposal along with partnership incentives tailored to your specific needs and target initiatives within the community.

Contact Us

Tracy Wright

Corporate Development Officer