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Parks and Recreation

Volunteer Opportunities

The Friends of Beaman Park work hand-in-hand with Metro Parks, Metro Greenways Commission, and numerous other non-profit groups working to support parks and protect natural resources. We join private funds and volunteers with government dollars and labor to enhance the area in and around Beaman Park.

Friends of Beaman Park is a 501c3 non-profit organization chartered by the Tennessee Secretary of State in June 1997.

Friends of Beaman Park sponsor volunteer activities and programs that benefit Beaman Park and the larger community in Northwest Davidson County:

  • Monthly trail building workdays and boardwalk construction
  • Exotic pest plant removal
  • Native planting
  • Park research
  • Land acquisition
  • Roadside litter pick up
  • Environmental education
  • Fund raising
  • Special events
  • Friends of Beaman Park sponsor fund raising activities to support Metro Parks efforts at Beaman Park.

The Friends of Beaman Park work in the community to educate the public about this land treasure and advocate for its protection.

  • Provide education and awareness programs to groups in the community to let them know about Beaman Park and our work to protect this treasure.
  • Provide leadership to encourage protection of Beaman Park.
  • Monitor the roads that border the park to insure their safety and beauty.
  • Actively participate in public hearings and planning meetings to protect the interests of Beaman Park.
  • Continue to participate in efforts to establish Greenways in the area promoting Beaman Park as an anchor in Northwest Davidson County.

To learn more about these activities or to sign up for volunteer projects, contact the park office at 615-862-8580.