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Top Tips for Tick Bites

It’s once again the time of year to protect yourself against tick bites, particularly if you’re in a rural area and/or one where Lyme disease is more prevalent. There’s no need to panic, as Lyme is often avoidable and treatable, but knowledge is key—so be sure you’re informed, and tuck those pants into your socks before tromping out into the forest!

Pictured here is a wood tick, which does not carry Lyme disease, but is nevertheless gross.

Join the Prospect Park Alliance Junior Volunteer Corp!

Are you a parent of a young volunteer? This spring, the Prospect Park Alliance launches the Junior Volunteer Corps, a new program that invites families and youth organizations to help clear leaves and debris, making your favorite Park look its best. The program is a great way to encourage environmental stewardship and volunteerism throughout a child’s life.

Tips for a BBQ in Prospect Park

Local parents share how they've had a BBQ in Prospect Park

Private Birthday Parties at Prospect Park Carousel

Tips on having parties at the Prospect Park Carousel

Staying Safe & Reporting Crime in Prospect Park

What you need to know about staying safe and reporting a crime in Prospect Park

Being a Good Steward of our NYC Parks

 Here's a checklist to help you do your part in keeping Prospect Park (and our other wonderful Brooklyn parks) safe, healthy, and thriving!

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