Adopt A Park

Adopt a Park Gateway logo

The City of Cohoes Adopt A Park is a partnership program with the city and community volunteers. 

Community volunteers help to:

  • Keep our parks and gateways free of litter and debris
  • Beautify these public spaces with perennial flowers and shrubs
  • Tidy up by weeding and trimming 
  • Decorate for seasonal holidays
  • Monitor and report any damages or broken equipment
  • Build a stronger community neighborhood network
  • Create service learning activities for youth groups and students
  • Have fun!!

Cohoes Department of Public Works responsible for:

  • Mowing and weed whacking
  • Emptying trash receptacles
  • General maintenance including park equipment

Questions?? Contact: Theresa Bourgeois by email or call 518-233-2153

Community volunteers helping to create a Cleaner Greener Cohoes


Silliman Park
Van Schaick Pond evening


Park  Location Volunteer
Alexander Street Park Alexander Street NEEDS TO BE ADOPTED
Berkley Park Berkley Ave and Bullock Lane The Berkley Neighborhood
Bedford Street Traffic Island Bedford and White Street The Feeley Family
Bridge Ave Park Bridge Ave at 787 Fur-Ever-Friends
Cohoes Public Library Mohawk Street Friends of the Library
Cohoes Senior Center walkway Cayuga Street LifePath/ Beth Slezak
Craner Park North Mohawk Street The Lofts at Harmony Mills
Craner Park Memorial Church Street NEEDS TO BE ADOPTED
Dooley Park Younglove Ave RNR Landscapes
Greenbriar Park McDonald Drive Adam Biggs / Neighborhood Group
Grestini Park Olmstead and Cayuga Street The Grestini Family
Heartt Ave. Park Heartt Ave. Justin and Shanna Alesio
James Street Park James Street and Columbia Street The McDonald Family
Primeau Park George Street The Primeau Family and Lansing Street Neighborhood Watch Group
Silliman Park Mohawk Street and Ontario Street United Church of Cohoes
Sunset Park Division Street NEEDS TO BE ADOPTED
Van Schaick Cemetery Continental Ave. Van Schaick Mansion
Veteran's Memorial Park Columbia Street Cohoes Veterans 
West End Park (park area and center monument) Columbia Street / Johnson Ave. Signal 30 BBQ


Gateway Location Volunteer
112th St. Bridge Gateway 112th Street at Delaware Ave. NEEDS TO BE ADOPTED
Cohoes Waterford Bridge Gateway Cohoes Waterford Bridge NEEDS TO BE ADOPTED
Columbia St. and Baker Ave. Gateway Columbia Street Flethousen's Florist
Manor Ave. and Baker Ave. Gateway Manor Ave Eric Legacy
North Mohawk Street Gateway Cohoes Road Cohoes Housing Authority
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