The Adopt-A-Park Program is a collaborative effort between Whitefish residents and the City to improve and maintain our parks and paths. Any group willing to make the commitment can adopt a park or segment of bike path. Volunteers from a variety of groups are welcome to participate, including:
Volunteers will work with the Parks and Recreation Department to create a customized plan for your group and your park or path. Tools, supplies, and technical expertise will be provided.
Connect Whitefish is a community-based volunteer group whose vision is to ensure active transportation and healthy lifestyles for the Whitefish community through year-round biking and walking opportunities. To achieve our vision, Connect Whitefish engages in advocacy, education, awareness and promotion of biking and walking in Whitefish.
Current projects include:
Bike to School Day
Bike to Work Week
Connect Whitefish Week
Additional projects include bike path inventory for maintenance and wayfinding sign placement, research on a bike share program and other outreach opportunities.
There are many volunteer opportunities with the Parks and Recreation Department including special projects and events.
Volunteer to Ski Program: The Volunteer to Ski Program offers youth the opportunity to volunteer in our community during the summer and experience the reward of a winter season pass to Whitefish Mountain Resort. This program is available for students in 6-8th grade.